Music
The Pasadena Educational Foundation Presents Two Concerts Supporting Music Education

The Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) is excited to announce that Brian and Nikki from Silversun Pickups will perform a special acoustic show at the inaugural ROCK 4 PEF benefit music festival beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 5, at the Farnsworth Park Amphitheater. This extraordinary evening of music will also feature Pasadena homegrown favorite Ozma. America’s Got Talent’s Taylor Mathews, the soulful Melissa Polinar,…

Linda Perry/Top Artists Unveil Pasadena’s New Los Angeles College of Music First Ever ‘Sound Off’ Event

Mark everyone’s calendars for a special free event at Los Angeles College of Music on October 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Open to musicians, music professionals and aficionados of every level, Sound Off…

Union Station and MUSE/IQUE Team Up For “An Evening for the Station”

Union Station Homeless Services and MUSE/IQUE are teaming up yet again for a genre-bending evening of entertainment for a great cause. The 15th annual An Evening for the Station benefit concert will feature a Beatles/Bash…

KinderPiano Launches Young Children Into Music

Classes are forming now in South Pasadena for KinderPiano for Little Fingers ®. The program launches preschoolers through first graders into musical instrument studies. Susan Pascale, director of the Pascale Music Institute (formerly the South Pasadena…

Los Angeles College of Music Hosts First Ever “Sound Off”

Mark everyone’s calendars for a special free event at Los Angeles College of Music on October 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Open to musicians, music professionals and aficionados of every level, “Sound Off,”…

Wednesday, September 24

Argus Quartet Does Their Storytelling Through Music

The string ensemble Argus Quartet will present their unique and engaging ways of storytelling through sounds during the Music at Noon concert at the Pasadena…

Thursday, September 25

South Pasadena Arts Council Presents 4th Annual End of Summer Concert Celebration

Mark "Pocket" Goldberg The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) in partnership with the South Pasadena Public Library and Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library…

Saturday, September 27

2 Award-Winning Pianists in 1 Jazz Concert

Listen to two award-winning pianists for the price of one during the “Four Hands/One Piano” concert at the Boston Court Performing Arts Center on Saturday,…

Saturday, September 27

Moira Smiley and VOCO Back at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium

Moira Smiley and VOCO are back for the second time at Caltech to present their harmonious a capella and accompanied pieces in Beckman Institute Auditorium…

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The Man Who Made the Jailhouse Rock: Alex Romero, Hollywood Choreographer

Choreographer Alex Romero created Jailhouse Rock, the iconic Elvis Presley production number, but never received screen credit for his contribution. Mark Knowles, who traced the history of tap dancing in his acclaimed book, Tap Roots, has written a lively book on Romero which he will discuss at Crowell Library on October 12 at 2:00 p.m. Known for his inventive style and creative use of props, Alex Romero was instrumental in bringing rock and roll to the screen. Knowles’ biography includes first-person accounts of Romero’s collaborations with Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, and others. The son of a…

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