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’4000 Miles’ : Los Angeles Premiere Engagement of Comedy-Drama Begins at Sierra Madre Playhouse

“4000 Miles,” Los Angeles Premiere engagement of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated comedy-drama written by Amy Herzog, directed by Christian Lebano and produced by Estelle Campbell and Christian Lebano for Sierra Madre Playhouse will begin Friday, September 26 at Sierra Madre Playhouse. The 4000 miles of the title refers to the distance between Seattle and New York Leo, in his early twenties, has traveled that distance on…

Winning Trio, Children’s Chorus Lead 22nd Bach to Broadway Concert

The award-winning Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, and a trio from the Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Master Chorale will headline the 22nd Bach to Broadway benefit concert at St. Andrew Church on Friday, September 19, 7:30 p.m.…

Department Head of Pasadena Conservatory of Music Holds Concert at Boston Court

The chair of the Piano Department at the Pasadena Conservatory of Music will hold a concert at the Boston Court Performing Arts Center on Friday, September 19, 8:00 p.m. Pianist Susan Svrček, also a founding…

Watch Kermit the Frog, Rest of the Muppets at Free Film Showing

Follow Kermit the Frog and the rest of the gang during the free showing of the 2011 musical comedy “The Muppets” at One Colorado Courtyard on Friday, September 12, 7:30 p.m. The film directed by…

Come Meet the Real “Gidget” Together with Hollywood Writer Ken LaZebnik

Did you know there’s a real “Gidget,” a true-life woman behind the 1957 blockbuster novel that spawned sequels, three movies, and the 1960s television series starring Sally Field as the teenage girl in love with…

Monday, September 01

Today: Bid Farewell to Summer at Labor Day Luau and Dance

Calling all kanes and wahinis: Bring friends and family to a fun, festive Labor Day luau and dance Monday, Sept. 1, at noon at the…

Monday, September 01

Today: Celebrate Labor Day with a Tour, a Picnic and a Song at Descanso Gardens

Descanso Gardens will celebrate Labor Day with a history walk, music, and picnic events on Monday, September 1, 10:00 a.m. Visitors will learn more about…

Tuesday, September 02

Tomorrow: 1940′s Big Band Sound Comes Alive with the Great American Swing Band

The Great American Swing Band will go back more than 60 years in time when they play the Big Band sounds of the 1940′s at…

Wednesday, September 03

“From Steel to Strings”

A company bankruptcy led Angelo Melasecca, popularly known as Angelo M., to leave his day job as a steelworker in a Pennsylvania steel mill, and…

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Local Youngsters Win Top Honors at Music Competition

Sixteen students from the Pascale Music Institute, based in South Pasadena, won top honors at the prestigious Diamond Bar Performance Art Competition in July. Young musicians from the Pascale Music Institute celebrate their victories at the Diamond Bar Performance Art Competition. Sixteen local students age 7 to 12, from the South Pasadena-based Pascale Music Institute, directed by Susan Pascale, swept top honors at the Diamond Bar Performance Arts Competition (DBPAC), held on July 19 in Diamond Bar, California. The students performed in quintets, quartets or solo, on violin, viola, cello or bass. Some of the winning performances are online at the Pascale Method for Beginning…

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