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RUST Fest at Santa Anita Draws Hundreds Heavy Metal Fans

Rust Festival at Santa Anita Park- Infield East was held  from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, the Rust Fest established their new holiday tradition “Black Saturday” and homage to “Heavy Metal Day” at US Festival in ’83. People celebrated vintage hard rock music featuring tributes to: Van Halen, Led Zepplin, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Metallica,…

Parson’s Nose Theater Finds its Home in Pasadena
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Parson’s Nose Theater Finds its Home in Pasadena

  By May S. Ruiz Mary Chalon Davis and Lance Davis, who founded Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT) in 2000, are feeling quite content these days.  After 17 years as a gypsy theater company they have finally found a permanent home in Pasadena. Their 2017-2018 season debuted last month at the beautiful ivy-covered Parson’s Nose Abbey…

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Disney on Ice, One Cool Holiday Treat Coming Soon

Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! Just keep swimming with Dory and new pal Hank from Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory as they set out to find her parents and discover the devotion of family. Cheer with Joy, Sadness, and the rest of the Emotions from Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out as they work together to boost Riley’s spirit and…

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Monthly Art Column – November 2017

Dinh Q. Lê: “The Scrolls: Distortion” is on exhibit at Schoshana Wayne Gallery through Dec. 23.   This is the artist’s 7th solo exhibition at the gallery. “The Scrolls Distortion” is a continuation of the artist’s work dealing with memory. Previous series focused on fragmented memory or piecing together/reconciling of painful histories while this exhibit emphasizes…

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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