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05/06/2016 to 05/07/2016
2016 SPRING CERAMICS SALE

4469 Chevy Chase Dr, La Canada, CA 91011 818-790-4353 - free admisson - Just in time for Mother's Day!! Come shop Mother's Day Weekend for unique pieces of art! Our Ceramics Sale features the art of over 50 CCLCF ceramic students!Thousands of ceramic pieces will be avail ....

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05/06/2016 to 05/07/2016
HANDMADE JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW

1101 E. Walnut St, Pasadena, 91106 - Free - Trunk Show featuring Oakland-based Jewelry Designer Foxes & Robbers. Just in time for Mother's Day weekend, come shop for unique, eclectic and One-of-a-Kind pieces that'll make her day! Friday, May 6 ....

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05/06/2016 to 05/07/2016
MOTHER'S DAY FRAGRANCE FAIR @ BLOOMINGDALE'S GLENDALE

103 S Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91204 - FREE - Join us for our Mother’s Day Fragrance Fair! We will have music and treats, plus, every brand will have a token of appreciation. Receive an exclusive Gorjana gold tone necklace with your purchase of ....

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05/07/2016
BALLROOM WITH A TWIST

1000 W. Foothill Blvd, Glendora, CA, 91741 626-963-9411 - Tickets: $45/35/25 Student/Senior: $40/30/20 16 & under: $20/15/10 - What happens when you combine sizzling performances by celebrity pros from Dancing with the Stars, sensational vocals from American Idol finalists and dazzling young dancers from So You Think You Can ....

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05/07/2016
OPERA TALK - LA BOHEME

1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201 818-548-2051 - FREE - LA Opera’s Community Educators, in partnership with the Opera League of Los Angeles, will present a series of talks focusing on the magical and powerful world of opera. Admission is free. ....

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05/07/2016
LA CHILDREN'S CHORUS CELEBRATES 30TH ANNIVERSARY AT SPRING CONCERT

500 East Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91101 626-793-4231 - $30.00 - The singular and angelic sound of the acclaimed Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) has been delighting audiences locally, abroad and on the airwaves for three decades. Highlighting its rich histor ....

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04/16/2016 to 05/08/2016
"AS YOU WERE: STORIES FOR GI'S IN WWII" SELECTED BY ALEXANDER WOOLLCOTT

89 S. Fair Oaks Avenue 6264037667 - Pay What You Will ($5-$25) - "And I do believe Jim cared just as much for his people as white folks does for their'n. It didn't seem natural, but I reckon it's so." -Huckleberry Finn ​Knapsack stories and songs for our service ....

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05/11/2016
FILM SCREENING: TO CLIMB A GOLD MOUNTAIN

1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 626-300-0777 - - Crowell Public Library is very fortunate to present a special screening of To Climb a Gold Mountain, a new cultural and educational film that tells the stories of four women of Asian descent who liv ....

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05/12/2016
BOOKSMARTS - WITH ADRIENE BIONDO AND JOHN ENG

1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201 818-548-2051 - Free - Hear authors discuss their latest music and visual arts-themed publications and take part in Q/A sessions. Get your copy autographed too! John Eng and Adriene Biondo will talk about their experience ....

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05/12/2016
CHRISTIAN CRUZ, CLASSICAL GUITAR

1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 626-300-0777 - free - Patrons of Crowell Public Library will greatly appreciate the generosity of the Friends of Crowell Library and the San Marino Music Center when classical guitarist Christian Cruz presents a free prog ....

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05/13/2016
JOHN PRINE AND JASON ISBELL WITH AMANDA SHIRES IN LOS ANGELES, CA

2700 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, California 90027 2538878777 - Tickets are $34.50, $44.50, $54.50, $64.50, $84.50 & $99.50. - ***Tickets on sale 12/11***
Tickets are $34.50, $44.50, $54.50, $64.50, $84.50 & $99.50. Password pre-sale begins Wednesday, December 9 at 10:00 AM PST and concludes Thursday, December 10 at 10:00 PM ....


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05/14/2016
LATINO AMERICAN CULTURAL ARTS FESTIVAL

600 E Mariposa St 626-798-0833 - FREE - Latino Cultural Festival, Saturday May 14, Noon-8:30PM @ Altadena Main Library * Latino authors reading from their books, Q&A, signing and selling to follow. * 30-40 Latino Artisans selling their art ....

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05/14/2016
SAN GABRIEL MISSION DISTRICT WALKING TOUR

626-441-6333 - $22, $18 for members - On Wednesday, May 11th, Pasadena Heritage will present a lecture on “The History of the San Gabriel Valley” sponsored by Podley Properties. Pasadena Heritage Education Director Patty Judy will give ....

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05/14/2016
THE ECLECTIC MUSIC FESTIVAL AND ART WALK

1120 Mission Street 6264412339 - Free - South Pasadena’s Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk returns for its eighth year on Saturday, May 14. This year’s headliners include: Toad The Wet Sprocket frontman, Glen Phillips, Grammy award-wi ....

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05/14/2016
ZACHARY ARONSON | PORTRAITS

256 S. Main Street, Pomona 91766 - FREE - Zachary Aronson | Portraits Solo showing of new work by Zachary Aronson Artist’s Reception Sunday, May 14th at 6-11 PM dba256 Gallery Wine Bar
256 S. Main Street, Pomona 91766 zaronson.com
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01/24/2016 to 05/15/2016
DO YOU WANT THE COSMETIC VERSION OR THE REAL DEAL? LOS ANGELES POVERTY DEPARTMENT, 1985 - 2016

145 North Raymond Avenue, Pasadena 91103 626-792-5101 x 122 - FREE - Founded in 1985 on Los Angeles’s Skid Row by performance artist, director, and activist John Malpede, Los Angeles Poverty Department (LAPD) is made up principally of homeless or formerly homeless pe ....

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05/13/2016 to 05/15/2016
VOGUEKNITTINGLIVE

300 E. Green St., Pasadena, 91101 877-825-2480 - Prices range from $20 for a one day pass to $695 for a full weekend package. - Vogue Knitting LIVE, the ultimate knitting event, brings Vogue Knitting magazine to life with knit couture fashion shows, a Marketplace featuring thousands of new products, inspirational master-level ....

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05/14/2016 to 05/15/2016
THE CITRUS SINGERS PRESENT BROADWAY

1000 W. Foothill Blvd, Glendora, CA 91741 626-963-9411 - Tickets $22, Student/Senior $20, 16 & under $15, ALL tickets (regardless of age) $25 at the door - The Citrus Singers return in a cabaret/review style show guaranteed to please the Broadway music lover in everyone! Whether you love the music of composers like Andrew Lloyd Webber or Stephen Schwart ....

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05/14/2016 to 05/15/2016
LA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA PRESENTS MATTHEW AUCOIN WORLD PREMIERE CONDUCTED BY THE COMPOSER

216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale, 91203 213-622-7001 - start at $27.00 - Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) presents the world premiere of Evidence by gifted composer/conductor/poet Matthew Aucoin, the Metropolitan Opera’s youngest-ever assistant conductor, who conduct ....

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05/15/2016
MUSEUMS OF THE ARROYO DAY

4 Westmoreland Place - Free - Six museums in Pasadena and Los Angeles open their doors to the public for a free admission along with cultural events, kid’s activities and family fun. Free shuttles connect all museums: The Gamble ....

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05/15/2016
CHORAL/PIANO CONCERT - "I LOVE A PIANO"

301 N. Orange Grove Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91103 (626) 628-2144 - $15 in advance, $20 at door - PPM's season closer consist of a varied program of choral works for choir and piano. Allan Geier is the resident piano virtuoso and will provide the keyboard fire works. Alan graduated from Pomona Co ....

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05/15/2016
RED HEN PRESS AT THE PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

100 N Hill Ave #105 626-356-4760 - Free! - The Pasadena Conservatory of Music is thrilled to be collaborating with Red Hen Press for a special event featuring readings by two celebrated California poets (Ron Koertge and Brynn Saito) and perfo ....

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09/19/2015 to 05/15/2016
WORLD PREMIERES AND TIMELESS MASTERPIECES HIGHLIGHT LOS ANGELES CHAMBER ORCHESTRA'S 2015-16 SEASON

216 North Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 91203 213-622-7001 - tickets start at $26 - Among the featured artists, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), one of the nation’s premier orchestras as well as a leader in presenting wide-ranging repertoire and adventurous commissions, announ ....

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05/18/2016
BLOCK PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

85 E. Holly St., Pasadena, CA 91103 888-847-8547 - $15/person - Learn basic block carving and printmaking techniques. Includes all materials. Open to ages 55+. Participants take home custom prints and their own carved block. Call 888-847-8547 for further details. ....

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05/19/2016
FORBIDDEN CITY USA: CHINESE AMERICAN NIGHTS CLUBS 1936-1970

1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino, CA 91108 626-300-0777 - free - Join us for a fascinating look at San Francisco’s internationally celebrated Chinese American nightclub scene and its performers with filmmaker and writer Arthur Dong on Thursday, May 19th at 7:00 p ....

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05/20/2016
DIRECTING CHANGE AWARD CEREMONY

216 N. Brand Boulevard, Glendale, CA 91203 (619) 786-5622 - Free - Come and view inspirational short films produced by youth across California. These young filmmakers created films to change the conversation about suicide prevention and mental health at their school ....

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05/21/2016
FOREVER YOUNG PASADENA DOLL SHOW & SALE

400 W. Colorado Blvd. - - This is one of Southern California's premier doll shows. The dealers are among the best of the best. Many are members of NADDA (National Antique Doll Dealers Assoc.) and UFDC (United Federation of Do ....

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05/21/2016
BRAND ASSOICATES MUSIC SERIES - MAKSIM VELICHKIN

1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201 818-548-2051 - FREE - Maksim Velichkin Program TBA. for more information about cellist Maksim Velichkin please see his web site http://maksimvelichkin.com/. Admission is free. ....

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05/21/2016
BOW WOW DOG HOUSES AT PAWS 4 PETS WALK

120 Vía Verde, San Dimas 91773 800-400-7335 - - Bow Wow Dog Houses will be at Inland Valley Humane Society’s 15th annual Paws 4 Pets Walk presented by VCA Animal Hospitals. All funds raised for The Walk will go to the animals in the Inland Valley ....

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