THE ARTS
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St. Francis High School Arts Presents Aaron Sorkin’s Farnsworth Invention

St. Francis High School Visual and Performing Arts presents the Farnsworth Invention by Aaron Sorkin on Friday, November 17, to Sunday, November 19, at Degheri Performing Arts Center. It’s 1929. Two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called “television.” Separated by two thousand miles, each knows that if he stops working, even for a moment, the other will gain the edge.…

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Idyllwild Arts: Giving Voice

Being “passionate about education and social justice” has led James Baumann from California to Africa to South America. The 2006 Idyllwild Arts Academy graduate in…

Seeing The Addams Family Live is a “Snap…snap” with La Salle High School’s Musical Tribute at Portico’s Art Space

The Addams Family pics01 from left to right, top row: Kaiya Wilson, Emma Adams, Alexander Weitzel; bottom row: Alyssa Cortes. Credit: Keira Wight The kooky and creepy Addams family have taken up residence in Pasadena for a limited musical engagement courtesy of La Salle Arts and Media Department November…

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The Great Reveal: Poly’s Tech Theatre Students Learn the Art of Set Design

“First, I drew a rectangle …” That’s how the Middle School Technical Theatre students begin their briefing to their parents about their flat project. A…

Idyllwild Arts: Shut Up and Listen

Idyllwild Arts 11-7-2017 pics01 “Anybody can make a movie out of their house now that has the look of a big Hollywood production.” Jon Alvord, in his second year of teaching Film & Digital Media at Idyllwild Arts Academy, doesn’t mean that filmmaking requires no skill. “But if you…

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Flintridge Sacred Heart’s Radium Girls Cast Members Attend Make-Up Workshop in Anticipation of Opening Night

Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy’s student actors taking the stage on Nov. 9 for the opening night of “Radium Girls” have been hard at work preparing…

“The Witch of Blackbird Pond,” The Musical

Immaculate Heart Hight School's The Witch of Blackbird Pond, The Musical The students began their presentation with a normal slideshow, filled with facts about the geography of Barbados and colonial Connecticut. After reading Elizabeth George Speare’s “The Witch of Blackbird Pond,” Immaculate Heart Middle School eighth graders in English teacher Amy Fujimoto’s class researched and presented…

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Marshall’s Advanced Drama Class: Working with Teaching Artist Leslie Ichii

As part of Center Theatre Group’s Student Matinee Program, Marshall’s Advanced Drama class worked with teaching artist Leslie Ichii in preparation for seeing the Tony…

The Holy Family Drama Department Presents “Yes Virginia, The Musical”

Yes Virginia the Musical pics01 The Holy Family Drama Department presents “Yes Virginia, The Musical” on Friday, December 15th, 7:00 p.m. to Sunday, December 17th, 3:00 p.m. The HFS 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Students will be performing in this Holiday Classic. New York City… It’s 1897. Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon…

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Two Pasadena Students Received Full Scholarship for Ryman Arts at Otis College of Art and Design

Jaleeya Kerr-Griffin (l) and Carissa Paccerelli (r) Jaleeya Kerr-Griffin and Carissa Paccerelli, have been awarded full scholarship for Ryman Arts at the Otis College of Art and Design. Both students are currently in 12th grade at Pasadena High School in the Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA). One of the nation’s top youth arts programs, Ryman Arts offers advanced studio art instruction to artistic high school students in California. It was founded in honor of Disney Legend Herb Ryman, a painter who became a key figure in Disney history. An admiring Walt Disney first tapped him in 1938 after seeing…

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