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Violinist brings Tchaikovsky to life in Pasadena

Violinist brings Tchaikovsky to life in Pasadena

25 Mar 2013
The South Korean violinist Chee-Yun has been in the international spotlight since the age of 13 and has only become more revered in the years since. Her prodigious talents and extensive musical knowledge will be on display at the Ambassador Auditorium in Pasadena on April 27 when she performs works by Tchaikovsky. The work she will Read More
Then and now: Pasadena welcomes new Steinbeck production

Then and now: Pasadena welcomes new Steinbeck production

8 Feb 2013
As John Steinbeck's historic "The Grapes of Wrath" ends in California, it is fitting that Pasadena-based theater company A Noise Within (ANW) has chosen to make the classic Dust Bowl saga as the centerpiece of its new 2013 season. The play, which opens February 23 and runs through May 11, sticks close to Steinbeck's original, although there are a Read More
Four Greenwich musicians to perform pieces from the classical canon

Pasadena residents can hear Pachelbel's Canon as it was originally written

25 Jan 2013
Many classical music aficionados find it hard to enjoy performances without wondering what the music would have sounded like when it was originally performed. In the hundreds of years since the bulk of the classical music canon was created, instrumentation and performance techniques have transformed significantly, which means that the music we hea Read More
A big museum in a small city

A big museum in a small city

8 Nov 2012
For many years, art lovers who wanted to view some of the world's most famous paintings, sculptures and other artifacts had to trek to large cities to do so. The vast majority of the world's great museums were concentrated in a handful of historic cities like Paris, Rome, Madrid and Berlin. Later, Americans were thrilled when a few major c Read More
Explore 'Highway Hypnosis' in Pasadena

Explore 'Highway Hypnosis' in Pasadena

24 Sep 2012
The strange interplay between time and place has been a seemingly inexhaustible source of inspiration for artists for centuries. Painters especially seem to be drawn to the ways in which these two dimensions interact and relate. It shouldn't be surprising, then, that Pasadena, a city with a long history of art and artists, has a museum devoted Read More
Take advantage of all Pasadena has to offer this summer

Take advantage of all Pasadena has to offer this summer

25 Jul 2012
The City of Pasadena has exceptional public programs available to residents looking forward to spending the summer exploring the area or learning a new craft. Whether you are interested in joining a group dedicated to physical activity, listening to music or exploring different cultures, there are many options. Here are three summer activities tha Read More
What are some of the top jewelers in Pasadena?

What are some of the top jewelers in Pasadena?

23 Jul 2012
Fine jewelry serves many purposes. Whether you're searching for a new diamond necklace to complement an outfit or simply hoping to start an original fashion trend, you'll have plenty of options when you visit Pasadena. Check out one of the following jewelers when you make a trip to this city. Darbini Jewelry Darbini Jewelry gives you the c Read More