Comfort Inn Near Pasadena Civic Auditorium
2462 E. Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
Phone: (626) 405-0811
Fax: (626) 796-0966
The Huntington, the former home of a railroad tycoon, is many things—an extensive library filled with rare books, a large art collection containing numerous European prints and paintings, botanical gardens of almost unmatched splendor and a forum for regular lectures and other activities. You will also find a fine bookstore, cafe and tea room on the grounds. Come and wander through the 150 acres of colorful gardens, lily ponds and beautiful sculptures. The rare books and manuscripts in the library include some of the earliest editions of Shakespeare's works, a copy of the Gutenberg Bible on vellum and the Ellesmere manuscript of one or more of Chaucer's greatest works.
300 Pasadena is part of AMF bowling and recreational centers that have been established all over the city. The venue is popular for the young people who love the sport of bowling. During these sessions, the normal lights give way to loud music, glow-in-the-dark bowling balls, and other amusing antics. Facilities here include a cocktail lounge and restaurant. There are dozens of leagues here for all ages and skill levels.
Open from October to May, these auditoriums provide a wide range of entertainment, including lectures, travel films, concerts, comedy, and performances.
Located next to Baxter Hall at California Institute of Technology, Dabney Lounge serves as a venue for various functions taking place in the university. With a seating capacity of 230, this place is a tad small in comparison to the other auditoriums within the campus. Conferences, dance shows, drama and social events are some of the events that take place here.
This event takes place each July and it features non-stop live entertainment, vintage automobiles, delicious cuisine from Pasadena restaurants, and children's activities and exhibits.
Boston Court Performing Arts Center is "dedicated to presenting works that are creative, bold and daring."
A popular club since it first opened as a forum for folk music in 1960, this place has evolved into a top performing venue for many of the country's hottest comics. The club is modestly furnished with simple tables to accommodate all of those who flock to this place on a regular basis. You can order reasonably priced appetizers or complete, delicious meals, including shrimp cocktail, New York Steak, Teriyaki Chicken and Halibut. The menu boasts a wide selection of wines, beers and liquors. A two-drink minimum also applies. Call or check the Web site for upcoming performance details.
Located just 9 miles from the city of Los Angeles, this 99-seat theatre is housed within the Boston Court on Mentor Avenue. Come by to catch some old and new works at this state-of-the-art venue. You can find plays in a variety of genres—musicals, classics and more. The theatre has a unique design, where the seating can be quickly converted from flat floor to a leveled one as per the show requirements. Parking is available behind the building.
Enjoy critically acclaimed, independent feature films while at this beautiful theatre.
This historical landmark was founded in 1917 and has been at its current facility since 1925. The playhouse has launched a number of well-known productions as well as some big names in drama. In 1937, the California legislature declared it the State Theater of California. Restored in grand fashion and re-opened in 1986, the theater is again presenting some of the best productions in Los Angeles. Tours of the complex are available, and are given by actors and other experienced crew members.
This professional theatre company performs a large variety of Shakespeare plays during their season from January through November.
Built in 1931, the Pasadena Civic Auditorium is one of the best performance halls in the country. It is home to Pasadena Symphony. Meetings and conventions are held here often. This massive auditorium seats 3,029, and offers 2,000 seats on the main floor alone. Top notch stage and sound equipment are used for the benefit of the audience. Operas, musicals, and other events are also held. Group tickets are available at the venue.