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64th Annual Arcadia Festival of Bands
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64th Annual Arcadia Festival of Bands

The 64th Annual Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB) will take place Saturday, November 18, 2017. Arcadia Festival of Bands is the longest-running band review in California. With a rich history this band competition attracts 40 of the top high school bands in Southern California. The all-day event consists of the Band Review starting at 9…

Coffee and Local History at Arcadia Museum
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Coffee and Local History at Arcadia Museum

The focus of the talk: Arcadia’s first and only police officer killed in the line of duty By Galen Patterson The Gilb museum of Arcadia hosted the Saturday Morning Coffee & Local History Talks on Oct. 21. The subject of the event was Arcadia in 1927 and the police officer murder that happened in that…

Opera Masterpiece Arrives at Arcadia
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Opera Masterpiece Arrives at Arcadia

By Michael Tseng The arrival of internationally famed singers Vladimir Chernov and Jessica Chen heralded a Russian opera masterpiece at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center on Saturday Night. Chernov, a cultural treasure and Russian Baritone artist, brought classical Russian and European opera to the community, and performed with his student, Jessica Chen, a Taiwanese singer…

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Studio Visit – Eric Zammitt: October 2017

Recently, a friend recommended that I take a look at L.A. native Eric Zammitt’s stunning acrylic plastic wall works and luminescent floor sculptures, however, he is represented by galleries located in San Francisco and Santa Fe – too far for my weekend drive. Since he is based in LA, I reached out via his website…

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Forces of Nature II: A Tribute to Trees at the Los Angeles Arboretum

More than 100 artists celebrate the beauty of wood from trees lost at the Arboretum The beauty of the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden dimmed on the day we lost our 150-year-old Tasmanian blue gum near the Queen Anne Cottage. The tree succumbed to disease and drought. To commemorate the blue gum and…

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September Art Column

By Jeff Davis The Getty sponsored Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (“PST”) kicks off this month and runs through January 2018. PST is a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. More than 80 exhibitions are planned across Southern California, from Santa Barbara to San Diego and LA…

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Dog Haus Alhambra Celebrates Its Grand Re-Opening with Free Haus Dogs on Sept. 23

Dog Haus Alhambra is ready to unveil its transformation into a biergarten this weekend! To celebrate the grand re-opening, Dog Haus will be offering guests free Haus Dogs all day. Guests can select from any of the Haus Dog creations, with a veggie option available as well – don’t forget to order a chilled beer to…

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