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Music in the Garden
Wed., 1-3 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of traditional Chinese music Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Chinese Garden. A different solo musician will perform each week, playing unamplified melodies on classical instruments including the dizi, sheng, pipa, erhu, and zheng. Let the music transport you to another time and place as you stroll through one of the most magical landscapes in Southern California.
June 27 (Wednesday)
7:30 p.m. Free
Award-winning author Gerald Haslam will discuss his new book In Thought and Action: The Enigmatic Life of S. I. Hayakawa, a biography of the late California senator who also served as president of San Francisco State University during the volatile student protests of the 1960s. A book signing follows the program. In Thought and Action is available in the Bookstore & More. This event is co-sponsored by the South Pasadena Public Library, the Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library, and the Helix Foundation. Admission to the program is free; no reservations required. Friends’ Hall.
May 23, June 27, July 25 & Aug. 29
(Wednesdays) 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Explore the uniquely American landscape portrayed in the writings of authors Willa Cather, William Faulkner, Sinclair Lewis, and John Steinbeck in a four-part book series led by facilitator Judith Palarz. This series will also include a curator tour of the exhibition “Roger Medearis: His Regionalism,” which opens June 16. Members: $85. Non Members: $95. Registration: 626-405-2128.
Roger Medearis: His Regionalism
June 16–Sept. 17, 2012
American painter Roger Medearis is the focus of this exhibition including more than 30 paintings, prints, drawings, letters and photographs, tracing the artist’s career from his beginnings as a student of Thomas Hart Benton through the development of his own distinctive style.
From Memorial Day (May 28) to Labor Day (Sept. 3) The Huntington observes summer hours and is open from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily (except Tuesdays).