Arts & Entertainment

First 2020 Concert of the Pasadena Community Orchestra
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First 2020 Concert of the Pasadena Community Orchestra

Music Director Bethany Pflueger will lead the Pasadena Community Orchestra (PCO) in their first concert of 2020 with pieces by Beethoven, Griffes, Kalinnikov and a world premiere by Dante Luna on Jan. 24, 2020 at 8 p.m. Dante Luna is a composer and performer based in Los Angeles, whose compositions are influenced by Viennese classical to…

Westfield Santa Anita Rings In Lunar New Year
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Westfield Santa Anita Rings In Lunar New Year

Westfield Santa Anita will be ringing in the Year of the Rat with events and art installations throughout January and February. Westfield Santa Anita will host a Lunar New Year celebration for the public on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 3–6 p.m., in Center Court. The event will present a modern twist on the Center’s annual…

Arcadia Tutor to Compete on Jeopardy Wednesday Night
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Arcadia Tutor to Compete on Jeopardy Wednesday Night

Oishee Shemontee, a tutor from Arcadia, will compete on Jeopardy on Jan. 15. You can watch Shemontee compete on Jeopardy on KABC-TV (ABC). Check your local listing for additional information or visit Jeopardy.com. With a weekly audience of 23 million viewers, Jeopardy is the top-rated quiz show on television, and has received numerous awards and honors, including the 2019 Emmy for Outstanding…

International Movies at Arcadia Public Library
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International Movies at Arcadia Public Library

Escape to faraway places through the movie screen at the Arcadia Public Library. The Library is proud to present a year-long series of foreign films on the third Wednesday of each month. Patrons 18 and over are welcome to attend. On Wednesday, Jan. 15, the Library will host “A Man Called Ove,” the story of…

Pasadena Festival of Women Authors to Feature 7 Award-Winning Authors
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Pasadena Festival of Women Authors to Feature 7 Award-Winning Authors

In 2020, the year of the Women’s Vote Centennial, and in March, the month of International Women’s Day, the Pasadena Festival of Women Authors (PFWA) will celebrate seven award-winning women authors. The Festival will feature Madeline Miller, author of the bestselling novels “Circe” and “The Song of Achilles” as well as six other acclaimed authors — Yangsze Choo, Lydia Fitzpatrick,…

The Huntington Continues Centennial Celebration with Float Entry in the 2020 Rose Parade
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The Huntington Continues Centennial Celebration with Float Entry in the 2020 Rose Parade

By May S. Ruiz The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens will mark another historic event as its own float travels down Colorado Blvd. for the Rose Parade, 50 years since it last made an appearance at Pasadena’s famous New Year’s Day floral, equestrian, and marching band pageant. Themed ‘Cultivating Curiosity,’ the 55-foot long…

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