Garfield Heights Landmark District

10th Garfield Heights Historic Home Tour

“Living artfully in a historic neighborhood” is the theme the 10th Garfield Heights Home Tour on Sunday, December 4. The tour features five preserved and restored Craftsman bungalows and a lovely Tudor Revival home in the Garfield Heights Landmark Historic District located just north of Old Town Pasadena. Additionally, several Garfield Heights artists will open their art studios along the one-block walking tour. The Home Tour will also feature local arts and crafts vendors Sassafras Pottery, Pasadena Craftsman Tile, Window Restoration & Repair, Crown City Hardware, and Café de Leche. More

Hollywood Lutheran Church

"Light" by Metropolitan Master Chorale

Metropolitan Master Chorale presents “Light,” a concert that includes traditional sacred and secular holiday music and features the premiere of a song for Kwanzaa. From the shadows and darkness, music illuminates the world. Join the Metropolitan Master Chorale for an evening of hope, peace, and light. The Metropolitan Master Chorale is composed of local singers who perform six centuries of choral music and seek to make it accessible to diverse communities. More

“Autolympia” ©2016 Jeremy D’Ambrosia, Harmonie Tsai, Jack T. Xu

Crawford Family Forum

Fast Forward: Future of Play

Gone are the days when child’s play could be as simple as some blocks and a pile of books. Apps, video games and virtual reality compete for the attention of today’s youth. So what does this mean for those charged with creating playtime at a time when technology has bridged physical play with digital play? More

The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection.

Norton Simon Museum

Van Gogh’s ‘Bedroom’ on Loan From the Art Institute of Chicago

The Norton Simon Museum is delighted to present an installation of Vincent van Gogh’s tender and intimate 'Bedroom' from 1889, a highlight of the Art Institute of Chicago’s superb 19th-century collection. A meditation on friendship, hope and crushing disappointment, Van Gogh’s 'Bedroom' serves not only as a kind of self-portrait, but also as a symbol of the artist’s wandering existence and search for an elusive sense of repose. More

Valley Performing Arts Center

"Beyond La Bamba: A New American Sound," with Las Cafeteras

Las Cafeteras brings a new sound to the East Los Angeles Chicano tradition. Los Angeles Times describes their music as a “Uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and rock. More

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KPCC's Crawford Family Forum

SoCal Storylines: Innovating for our communities

As a global leader in entertainment, aerospace, international trade and higher education, Southern California enjoys an abundance of resources to aid in the region’s further development. More

Kidspace Children’s Museum

December Events at Kidspace Children's Museum

December 2016 Events at Kidspace Children's Museum More

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Chinese Woodblock Prints

This major international loan exhibition explores the art, craft, and cultural significance of Chinese woodblock prints made during their golden age, from the late 16th through the 19th century. More

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Geographies of Wonder Pt. 2: Evolution of the National Park Idea 1933–2016

The Huntington Library continues to celebrate the centennial of the U.S. National Park Service in this second of two consecutive exhibitions that focus upon the critical role that national parks have played in American history. Drawing upon nearly 100 items gathered from the Huntington’s holdings as well as from various private collections, “Geographies of Wonder” will include maps, photographs, advertisements, illustrated guide books, travel narratives, promotional brochures, scientific surveys, reports and correspondence that will highlight the experiences of visitors to the parks and the many (sometimes conflicting) visions of national parks that took shape over the past eighty years. More

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens

Becoming America: Highlights from the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Collection

This new 8,600 square-foot addition to the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art will open on Oct. 22. The inaugural exhibition includes more than 200 works from Jonathan and Karin Fielding’s esteemed collection of 18th- and early19th-century American works—including paintings, furniture, and related decorative art—some of which are promised gifts to The Huntington. More