Summer Guide | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:53:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Summer Guide | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Summer camp teaches kids about compassion, contributing, commitment and character https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/summer-camp-teaches-kids-about-compassion-contributing-commitment-and-character/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/summer-camp-teaches-kids-about-compassion-contributing-commitment-and-character/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 19:07:02 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103350 It’s the tell-tale glassy stare that makes it first appearance in classrooms in April; fidgeting becomes sport, and even the most conscientious student could easily qualify for an “A” in distraction. At recess, hopeful students tilt their wistful faces upward for a whiff of a pre-summer breeze redolent of unencumbered fun. It is all this […]

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Summer reads feature new books by or about Bill Clinton, David Sedaris, Jim Mattis, Nelson Mandela and Tom Brady https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/summer-reads-feature-new-books-by-or-about-bill-clinton-david-sedaris-jim-mattis-nelson-mandela-and-tom-brady/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/summer-reads-feature-new-books-by-or-about-bill-clinton-david-sedaris-jim-mattis-nelson-mandela-and-tom-brady/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 19:00:18 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103347 It’s gonna be the greatest summer!    You’ve got all kinds of things planned this year: family reunions, class reunions, little get-aways with the kids, maybe something on the water. Best of all, your calendar is full of a lot of nothing, which is really the only way to spend your summertime. And that means […]

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A quick look at some of the parks, gardens and other places to hike, stroll and relax https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/a-quick-look-at-some-of-the-parks-gardens-and-other-places-to-hike-stroll-and-relax/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/a-quick-look-at-some-of-the-parks-gardens-and-other-places-to-hike-stroll-and-relax/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 18:47:52 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103340 As summer quickly approaches, plans may include going to the beach, visiting the latest Instagram-worthy museum or waiting in line at Universal Studios Hollywood or Disneyland. While these are all fun ideas that are perfect for the summer, don’t forget to steal some time for yourself. Whether you want a quick pick-me-up after work or […]

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Eclectic events that will wow area residents https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/eclectic-events-that-will-wow-area-residents/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/eclectic-events-that-will-wow-area-residents/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 18:43:47 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103337 While Southern California is blessed with weather that feels like an endless summer, the actual season is still the most magical time of the year for outdoor fun. And with everything from outdoor movie screenings and foodie events to beer fests and county fairs, there’s so much fun to be had, anyone could use an […]

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Summer Guide 2018 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/summer-guide-2018/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/summer-guide-2018/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 18:32:46 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103328 – MUSIC IN THE MAKING – SOUNDS OF THE SEASON – SENSATIONAL SUMMER FUN – A FUN WAY TO LEARN – HOT STUFF – HAPPY TRAILS

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A variety of musical genres fill the summer air https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/a-variety-of-musical-genres-fill-the-summer-air/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/a-variety-of-musical-genres-fill-the-summer-air/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 18:32:25 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103332 Arroyo Seco Weekend Rose Bowl Stadium 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena arroyosecoweekend.com June 23—Neil Young; Jack White; Pretenders; Belle and Sebastian; Kamasi Washington; The Specials; Seu George; Shakey Graves; The Milk Carton Kids; Margo Price; Hurray for the Riff Raff; North Mississippi Allstars; Gomez; Dwight Twilley; Pharoah Sanders; Typhoon; Maxim Ludwig; Jeff Goldblum and the […]

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There are numerous tuneful options for local music lovers https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/there-are-numerous-tuneful-options-for-local-music-lovers/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/05/04/there-are-numerous-tuneful-options-for-local-music-lovers/#respond Fri, 04 May 2018 18:26:51 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=103327 Pasadena has long held a stellar reputation for live outdoor music, but this year the summer scene is definitely stepping things up a notch. With the huge new Arroyo Seco Weekend fest making its debut outside the Rose Bowl, four of the planet’s biggest acts playing inside the hallowed stadium, the Pasadena POPS paying tribute […]

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A variety of musical genres fill summer calendars https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/05/05/variety-musical-genres-fill-summer-calendars/ Fri, 05 May 2017 18:01:14 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=94059 Boston Court Performing Arts Center 70 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena (626) 683-6883 bostoncourt.com May 12—100th Birthday Celebration of Lou Harrison and His Music May 13—Cantamos en Español May 19—Pasadena City College Latin Jazz Ensemble May 20—Microfest: Arthur Omura May 26—Amanda McBroom May 27—Danny Holt: The Piano-Percussion Project June 2—Friction Quartet June 3—Synchromy Trios Boston Court […]

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New books by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Al Franken, William Shatner and more due this summer https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/05/05/new-books-kareem-abdul-jabbar-al-franken-william-shatner-linda-castillo-danielle-steel-al-roker-jonathan-kellerman-many-others-due-summer/ Fri, 05 May 2017 17:27:02 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=94056 Vacation is just days away and you’re already planning on what to pack — so don’t forget a book or two.     OUT IN MAY Get ready for your Memorial Day with new novels by Scott Turow, Dorothea Benton Frank, Lincoln Child, Michael Crichton, Clive Cussler and Graham Brown, Lee Child and Nora Roberts. […]

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Enjoy some of the most scenic trails Southern California has to offer https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2017/05/05/enjoy-scenic-trails-southern-california-offer/ Fri, 05 May 2017 17:24:14 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=94054 It’s summer. You’ve been cooped up way too long in the artificial world of your cubicle. You need to get out. You need to breathe fresh air and rediscover the natural world all around us. Where can you go?      From Pasadena, there are plenty of trails and places to explore the outdoors, all […]

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