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  • Spring garden tours and events in Southern California

     
    P Now that spring is in full swing, here's a list of upcoming garden tours. Be sure to check websites for more information and updates, because some events do sell out. Your suggestions are welcome too via reader comments. April 17: The South Coast...
  • Flower show with a twist at the Huntington

     
    The Pasadena Garden Club's flower show at the Huntington this weekend is just too unusual not to mention here: All entries in the show are required to interpret scientific ideas from the rare materials featured in the Huntington’s Dibner Hall for the...
  • Huntington could see its 'largest cash gift ever'--more than $21 million--from Brody sale at Christie's

     
    The question of who bought Picasso’s “Nude, Green Leaves and Bust” this week for a record-shattering price of $106.5 million is not the only mystery generated by Christie’s sale of artwork from the Frances Brody estate. The other question is......
  • Monster Mash: Big gift for the Huntington; a $28.6-million Matisse; 'The Bachelorette' on Broadway

     
    -- Generous legacy: The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino -- named as an heir in the will of arts patron Frances Brody -- may receive the largest cash gift in its history after the sale......
  • Corpse flower to rise again at the Huntington

     
    Prepare to hold your nose and wait in line. Another rare corpse flower is getting ready to bloom at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. When the gigantic Amorphophallus titanum bloomed in 1999, it caused a sensation. Nearly 76,...
  • Will the weekend stink? Corpse flower gets close to blooming, Huntington says

     
    Thursday afternoon the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino posted a coy message on its Twitter account: "A fly has been spotted buzzing around the Corpse Flower bud. Does he know something?" Officials later released a...
  • Lost L.A.: For these horses, a room with a view

     
    At a time when cars were replacing horses and Southern California's stables were being converted to garages, Capt. William Sanford Banning never lost his love for his four-hoofed friends. As Sam Watters writes in his latest Lost. L.A. column: Middle-class...
  • Rare French ceramics coming to LACMA and Huntington

     
    It was announced Thursday that the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have received gifts of rare French ceramics from the collection of Pasadena art patron MaryLou Boone. Boone has given the...
  • Finding Nemo in ... San Marino? Disneyland Hotel donates 250 koi to Huntington gardens

     
    More than 250 koi have been transported from the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim to the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino as part of the hotel's preparations for a makeover. The move is permanent. Floristic gardens...
  • Huntington raises $243 million in six-year campaign

     
    The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens is announcing Monday that it has raised an estimated $243 million – surpassing its target of $175 million – during a six-year campaign that was the most comprehensive in its history. Money....
  • U.S. job-stimulus dollars help bring Gertrude Stein novella to L.A. stage

     
    There’s a certain irony in the fact that $50,000 from last year’s $787-billion federal economic stimulus bill has trickled down to the premiere of "Brewsie and Willie," a new adaptation of Gertrude Stein's 1946 novella that opened Thursday in...