Author: Patricia Cunliffe

Toddlers and other kids learn the best of what team athletics has to offer through Hot Shots Sports

As with most worthwhile enterprises, Hot Shots Sports was founded to help meet a need. In 2000, Jacques and Hermalina Bolton’s son, Joshua, was a late walker at age 2. Otherwise coordinated and sports minded, the one certain way to get him up and walking was to hand him a basketball. It was then that they realized their son, and other children, might benefit from a program of sports fundamentals for his age group, which did not exist at the time. Fortunately for Joshua, Jacques was the director of the Pasadena YMCA, having created one of the first sports...

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Open Studios Tour features 69 artists at 31 locations around Altadena

There is nothing more inspiring than to watch a small grassroots endeavor that by hard work and cumulative effort begins to take on a life of its own. Such is the case with Open Studios Alta/Pasa/Dena. Patrick Gothard is an Altadena painter and his wife, Mary, a quilter and photographer. What began in 2013 as a simple conversation about so many artists living in the area sparked the idea in Mary’s head to begin a tour of the various artists’ studios.  On Saturday, June 3, and Sunday, June 4, the 2017 Open Studios Tour will be showing works by...

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Upcoming Events

Feb
24
Sat
all-day Barbara Morrison’s I Wanna Be Loved @ Pasadena City College, Sexton Hall
Barbara Morrison’s I Wanna Be Loved @ Pasadena City College, Sexton Hall
Feb 24 all-day
Barbara Morrison's I Wanna Be Loved @ Pasadena City College, Sexton Hall |  |  |
Award-winning Jazz and Blues Musical “I Wanna Be Loved,” the story of Dinah Washington, Queen of the Blues, starring three-time Grammy-Nominee vocalist and two-time NAACP Theatre Award Winner Barbara Morrison as Dinah Washington. With an[...]
10:00 am Baseball Reliquary Event, Comput... @ Pasadena Public Library, La Pintoresca Branch
Baseball Reliquary Event, Comput... @ Pasadena Public Library, La Pintoresca Branch
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am
Guests of all ages can learn basic computer skills from 10 to 11:30 a.m. In honor of Black History Month, the Baseball Reliquary and the library present a lecture and slide presentation, “From Monarchs to[...]
1:00 pm Guided Tour, Teen Arts Academy a... @ Norton Simon Museum
Guided Tour, Teen Arts Academy a... @ Norton Simon Museum
Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A guided tour visits works of bronze sculpture from ancient India to the 20th century, from 1 to 2 p.m. The Teen Arts Academy invites kids to join artist Michelle Antonisse to explore Rembrandt’s “Self[...]
4:00 pm Readings at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Readings at Vroman’s @ Vroman's Bookstore
Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm
The UC Irvine MFA Reading Series showcases the work of first and second-year fiction and poetry students, poet Lauren Swift and fiction writers Sarah Beth Rhyther, Gareth Seigel and Lara Fitzjarrald at 4 p.m.
7:00 pm Alex Theatre Fundraiser @ PIRCH Glendale
Alex Theatre Fundraiser @ PIRCH Glendale
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Illuminate Dinner fundraiser benefits and celebrates the Alex Theatre art deco neon tower and marquee, featuring food by a guest chef and specialty wines, plus a wine auction, from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets[...]

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