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Around & About

February 23, 2011

EVENTS

Slide Show, “Out of the Station Fire Ashes” — Wednesday, March 2, 6:30 p.m. La Cañada resident and mountain cyclist Mike Caley rides regularly in the Station fire burn area, with special permission. A member of the California Native Plant Society, Caley will share his photographs of the recovery of the Angeles National Forest, from stunning floral displays to the return of insects, reptiles and mammals. The presentation covers the fire, its aftermath and stages of regeneration. This event will take place at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oakwood Ave., La Cañada.

EXHIBITS

Visions of the Orient: Western Women Artists in Asia 1900-1940 — Opens March 4, hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This exhibition, which features more than 125 paintings and prints, explores the intersection of Euro-American art, the woodblock print movement, women and East Asia. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena 91101. Admission is $9 general, $7 seniors/students and free for children ages 11 and younger. Admission is free the fourth Friday of the month. For more information visit www.pacificasiamuseum.org.

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Mad for Hats! — Through June 12, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. This new exhibition at Pasadena Museum of History, 470 W. Walnut St., Pasadena, explores 100 years of hats. An in-depth, docent-led tour will be offered at 12:15 p.m. Fridays, beginning March 4. An optional tea following the tour has been arranged at the Tea Rose Garden in Old Pasadena. Tickets: Pasadena Museum of History members $4; non-members $8. Tea is $25, payable at the restaurant, with 20% returned as a donation to the museum. Advanced reservation and tour payment is required; call (626) 577-1660, ext. 15 and ask for the “Tour and Tea Package.”

“Lover’s Past” — Through March 25; opening reception Friday, Feb. 25, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Modest Fly Art Studio Gallery, 7576 Foothill Blvd., Tujunga 91042. This exhibit features photography by Elena Zadouri, makeup by Amy Seyfi. For more information go online to www.modestflyartgallery.com.

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