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HBO Tries Their “Luck” at Santa Anita

By Matthew Burch Santa Anita Park’s storied history will add yet another chapter thanks to “Luck,” the new series from HBO, acclaimed writer/producer David Milch and Oscar nominated director Michael Mann. “Luck,” described as a provocative look at the worlds of horseracing and gambling told through a diverse group of characters surrounding a racetrack, stars…

New Arts Studio Opens on Live Oak
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New Arts Studio Opens on Live Oak

There is something awe-inspiring about dance and art – the undeniable fascination of people creating an ethereal world through imagination for the sake of feeling good and producing beauty. This ethereal world of dance and art is housed by institutions who want to preserve the arts in our communities that seem to be dwindling due…

Visual Reflections of Daily Life in Ghana
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Visual Reflections of Daily Life in Ghana

Original West African Art by Local Artist on Display at Pasadena Central Library An exhibit in the Business Wing at Central Pasadena Library will feature paintings inspired by the people and cultures of Ghana, West Africa. Landscapes and still lifes by local artist Isaac Kobla Gavor feature vivid colors inspired by the traditions, beliefs, and…

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Camerons Seafood Goes to the Head of the Class

Pete Gallanis and his dad stand outside the famous restaurant on Colorado Boulevard. Photo by Terry Miller Cameron’s Seafood Restaurant By Victor Buell Cameron’s Seafood’s big red fish-shaped sign has been an icon in Pasadena since the doors first opened in 1984. Then proprietor John Cameron ran the place for only two years before the…

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SCPR Moves to new Digs

The Pasadena Independent toured the new broadcast headquarters of Southern California Public Radio (SCPR), The Mohn Broadcast Center & Crawford Family Forum Thursday morning . The Public Radio facilities which used to call PCC home are now a far cry from their humble beginnings. The 35,000 square-foot building includes new studios, a generous sized news…

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