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Learn Hip-Hop Dancing at Pasadena’s Action Arts Movement Lab
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Learn Hip-Hop Dancing at Pasadena’s Action Arts Movement Lab

The most popular class at Action Arts Movement Lab is their hip-hop class. Joe Chaplin, the instructor, is high-energy and highly motivational. He adapts every class to meet each student’s needs and makes the class incredibly fun. Gaga classes have been very popular with adult students. It’s a dance style created by the famous Israeli…

Saint Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of Pasadena
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Saint Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church of Pasadena

St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Apostolic Church has been the spiritual and cultural center for the Armenian community in Pasadena and surrounding areas for over 60 years. Since the first meeting of the St. Gregory parish council in 1947, the church grounds have burgeoned into a dynamic complex that currently includes their newly built sanctuary,…

Time is Up and Retirement Is Here for Baby Boomers
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Time is Up and Retirement Is Here for Baby Boomers

If you first saw the light of day between 1946 and 1964 then you fall in the baby boomer category. This means you’re either just beginning retirement or already deep in it, but why is retirement and old age a concern now? This section of the population is languishing in regret fueled by a misinformed…

Pasadena Black Pages Takes a Seat at the Media Table
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Pasadena Black Pages Takes a Seat at the Media Table

How insufficient representation sparked a new outlet for Pasadena’s African-American community By Emily Glory Peters “It started when Councilwoman Jacque Robinson lost the mayoral election in 2015,” says Dennis Haywood, founder and editor-in-chief for online publication Pasadena Black Pages (PBP). It was the first time the seat had been open in 16 years, and was…

2019 Readers’ Choice Is Underway
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2019 Readers’ Choice Is Underway

It’s that time of year again – the highly anticipated annual Readers’ Choice Awards are officially underway! Every year, Beacon Media News, publisher of Arcadia Weekly, Monrovia Weekly, Pasadena Independent, and Sierra Madre Weekly (AMPS) prepares its annual tip-of-the-hat to local businesses and organizations through the colorful Readers’ Choice publication. Why is Readers’ Choice impactful?…

Business Attraction & Retention in Arcadia
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Business Attraction & Retention in Arcadia

By The Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association One of the roles of the Downtown Arcadia Improvement Association (AIA) is to attract new businesses to Downtown Arcadia and retain existing businesses already in the area. To help accomplish this, a number of different programs and tools are available for businesses in Downtown Arcadia. In December of 2018,…

Adapting Social Media as a Business Tool
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Adapting Social Media as a Business Tool

  By Alexis Perez In an era where social media is at its peak, businesses can benefit from integrating and continuing to implement social media into their work space. The addition of social media into an already dynamic sector can create a balance into traditional and new forms of communication between the consumer and the…

Benefits of Digital Display Advertising for Businesses
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Benefits of Digital Display Advertising for Businesses

By Kevin Giovani Digital display advertising can be really beneficial for businesses when used properly due to the fact that businesses are now able to create targeted contents for targeted audiences at the right time and place such as on another website or even search engines; businesses are now able to digitally display their advertisement(s)…

Liquid Folklore at RT Rogers Brewing Co.
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Liquid Folklore at RT Rogers Brewing Co.

By Emily Glory Peters “Ryan’s been brewing forever,” said Kelly Rogers of his youngest son, one-fourth of the Rogers crew behind RT Rogers Brewing Company in Sierra Madre. Each member of the family has pivotal roles: Kelly and his wife Joanna handle operation; older son Jesse (an art teacher) oversees graphic design and marketing and…

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