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LA Arboretum in Arcadia Celebrates Peacock Day
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LA Arboretum in Arcadia Celebrates Peacock Day

The beauty of peacocks and their dazzling plumage have inspired architects, artists, and cultures around the world for centuries. The attraction of the blue Indian species at the Arboretum becomes apparent each spring when the peacocks display their magnificent green and blue trains during mating season. Join the Arboretum for a day as they celebrate…

‘The Glass Menagerie’ Stirs at A Noise Within
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‘The Glass Menagerie’ Stirs at A Noise Within

By May S. Ruiz ‘The Glass Menagerie,’ the autobiographical play that launched Tennessee Williams to great renown, takes off at A Noise Within (ANW) from February 24 through April 26. It made its debut in 1944 in Chicago, moved to Broadway a year later, and earned Williams the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award. In…

‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum
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‘Digital Nature 2019’ Displays Dazzle at The Arboretum

By May S. Ruiz Make The Arboretum in Arcadia your destination for an evening of dazzling contemporary art. From February 27 to March 3, the natural landscape of this beautiful garden will serve as the backdrop for ‘Digital Nature 2019,’ an art exhibit featuring unique, site-specific artworks. ‘Digital Nature’ brings together a collection of contemporary…

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Visiting David Leitch’s Studio—Experiencing His Creativity

By Jeff Davis This month I visited the art studio of David Leitch. The artist focuses primarily on abstract wood sculpture and is also a well known furniture designer and manufacturer for restaurants, offices and creative spaces in Los Angeles. His sculptural work is currently on exhibit in the foyer gallery of the Hawthorne Arts…

Les Misérables Will Have Arcadia Singing
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Les Misérables Will Have Arcadia Singing

Based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the story of “Les Misérables” is one of love, courage, and redemption. Prisoner-on-parole, 24601, Jean Valjean, runs from the ruthless Inspector Javert on a journey beyond the barricades, at the center of the June Rebellion. Set in early 19th-century France, “Les Misérables” is the story of French peasant Valjean and his…

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