Tag: Arts and Entertainment

Johnny Schaefer’s New CD ‘Finlandia Brasileria’ Sounds of a Bossa Nova Christmas
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Johnny Schaefer’s New CD ‘Finlandia Brasileria’ Sounds of a Bossa Nova Christmas

With lush melodies and Brazilian rhythms, this is a holiday song like no other Johnny Schaefer has combined his two loves, music and Christmas to release another highly acclaimed Christmas song. Titled “Finlandia Brasileria,” Johnny penned a serene Christmas lyric to the melody “Finlandia” by Jean Sibelius. Produced by Stephan Oberhoff, (Heartbeat Brazil) fresh from…

Santa Anita Opens Inaugural Winterfest
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Santa Anita Opens Inaugural Winterfest

Winterfest runs through Dec. 23 By Susan Motander The infield at Santa Anita Race Track has been transformed into a winter wonderland the track is calling Winterfest. It has all the great touches that make a winter event truly wonderful: an ice rink with real ice, Santa on his throne, a giant snow globe visitors can…

Visit Bali and Beyond With Arcadia’s Gilb Museum
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Visit Bali and Beyond With Arcadia’s Gilb Museum

Take a break from Arcadia’s Annual Snow Festival and enjoy a special program of traditional Balinese shadow puppet storytelling at the Lauber Museum Education Center on Dec. 1 at 10 and 11:30 a.m. Tickets are required and there is limited seating for this unique event. Free tickets will be available at the Gilb Museum of…

Packages Now Available for Santa Anita’s Inaugural Winterfest
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Packages Now Available for Santa Anita’s Inaugural Winterfest

Online packages are available now for Santa Anita’s first-ever Winterfest, which will bring a veritable winter wonderland to the track’s spacious infield area. Offerings will include ice skating (on real ice), a Christmas tree lot, Santa’s Village (including a chance to meet Santa himself), Christmas carolers, horse-drawn carriage rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, giant…

Arcadia High’s Chanteurs Debut Classical Masterpiece
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Arcadia High’s Chanteurs Debut Classical Masterpiece

By Kaitlin Aquino Maestro Carlo Ponti from Italy and Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra took to the stage with Arcadia Choral Society and California’s oldest show choir—Arcadia High’s Chanteurs—and thrilled audiences at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center. It was the first time in Chanteurs show choir history [that they] performed with a professional orchestra and a…

Lunar Festival Brings Arcadia Together
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Lunar Festival Brings Arcadia Together

By Galen Patterson The City of Arcadia partnered with the Arcadia Chinese Association to celebrate the Chinese Lunar Festival on Sept. 29. The actual holiday is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month in China. The Chinese New Year being in February, the eigth lunar month in China is September. The Lunar Festival is an…

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Arboretum Previews Magical Lanterns at Westfield Santa Anita

Recently, the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden partnered with Westfield Santa Anita and Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc. to provide a preview of the Moonlight Forest, its first-ever illuminated lantern art festival that combines many rich traditions of Asian culture. The preview at Westfield Santa Anita will provide the public with an enticing…

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