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Renovated Pasadena Performing Arts Center Ups Its Game With Ambitious New Season

[Updated] A newly-refurbished Pasadena performing arts center plans a higher-profile lineup of new shows featuring comedy, music, holiday theater and … zombies. “We really had a soft opening towards the end of last year, but this is the first rollout of several shows so we’re ramping up,” said Rob Woodworth, manager of the AGBU Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Performing Arts Center, at 2495 E. Mountain…

Popularity Behind Pasadena’s Lineage Dance Company Expansion into New Facility

Innovative and evolving, Pasadena-based nonprofit Lineage Dance has outgrown its own popularity and is moving into a bigger home. But the new home for the innovative troupe serves as more than a place to dance…

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Dance Team Takes First Place in Las Vegas

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena Outspoken Dance Team win honors in Las Vegas April 22, 2019 The Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena’s Outspoken Dance Team brought home top honors from the Sharp International…

Have Dreams of Music Videos or Broadway? Or Just Love to Dance? This Studio is For You

A new contemporary art dance school opened in Pasadena in January offering classes for anyone aspiring to dance professionally as well as those who’d just want to enjoy dancing for fun. Action Arts Movement opened…

New Nonprofit Debuts Contemporary Dance School

Image: Above at right, Jennifer Cheng On Sunday, January 27, Action Arts Lab, a new contemporary art dance school, will open its doors to Pasadena. The Action Arts Lab “focuses its classes and program content…

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Saturday, September 14 - 7:00 pm Saturday Night Music Presents Rumbankete (Salsa)

Saturday, November 16 - 7:00 pm Enchanted Preview Party

Wednesday, December 25 - 6:00 pm Borderline Country Night - Every Wednesday

Saturday, August 24

BAND/TOGETHER: Meet American Ballet Theatre

American Ballet Theatre dancers move in a way that makes the seemingly impossible come to life. They push the limits of what one thought the…

Wednesday, August 28

The 80s Return with Old Pasadena’s 80s Dance Party on the Alley

On Wednesday, August 28 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Old Pasadena revisits the decade of new wave, synthpop, and early hip-hop with the 80s…

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Out of the Blue Dance Collaborative

Are you feeling “blue?” Usually that’s not something to be proud of but blue will soon have a new meaning for you. Blue not just as a color but as an experience. This month, the Norton Simon Museum is focusing on blue. Their exhibition, A Revolution of the Palette: The First Synthetic Blues and their Impact on French Artists, explores the use of blue, a hue that was accidentally discovered in the early 1700s. After the initial Prussian blue, cobalt blue and synthetic ultramarine soon followed. These colors shaped the French artists from the Rococo period to the threshold of…

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