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‘Native Gardens’ at Pasadena Playhouse Cultivates Discussion on Diverse Issues
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‘Native Gardens’ at Pasadena Playhouse Cultivates Discussion on Diverse Issues

By May S. Ruiz ‘Native Gardens,’ a new comedy by Karen Zacarias, comes to the Pasadena Playhouse from September 5th to the 30th and shines a light on serious issues, including racial and social diversity, in humorous fashion. Directed by Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander, it features Christian Barillas, Bruce Davison, Frances Fisher, and Jessica Meraz, with…

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Debbie Korbel – Studio Visit

By Jeff Davis I recently had the opportunity to visit the sculpture studio of Debbie Korbel which is located within the massive 44,000 square foot Hawthorne Arts Complex. Debbie is one of about 60+ artists (painters, sculptors, ceramicist, photographers, resin and fiber artists) that maintain a working studio at the art mega-space. Entering her 400…

Route 66 Headlines the Los Angeles County Fair
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Route 66 Headlines the Los Angeles County Fair

By Jackie Gonzales The 2,451 miles that make up historic Route 66 are taking center stage at the 2018 Los Angeles County Fair. With at least seven different attractions based around the country spanning road, this year’s fair will provide visitors with an in-depth look at Route 66 and remind everyone from Santa Monica through…

Old Pasadena Yappy Hour Returns
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Old Pasadena Yappy Hour Returns

On Wednesday, Aug. 29 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Pasadena dog owners can leash up their four-legged furry friends and head to Old Pasadena for the second Yappy Hour, a doggy meet-up that showcases the city’s adorably cute pooches. Join the fun on Big Bang Theory Way, outside Dog Haus Biergarten, at 93 E. Green…

CatCon Comes to Pasadena
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CatCon Comes to Pasadena

The biggest experience in the world dedicated to cat culture and pop culture returns CatCon, the biggest cat-centric, pop culture event in the world dedicated to all things feline is back for a fourth time, on Aug. 4 and Aug. 5, at Pasadena Convention Center. CatCon is the ultimate platform for cat lovers around the…

Joseph Dances His Way to Monrovia This Weekend
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Joseph Dances His Way to Monrovia This Weekend

By Susan Motander The Taylor Performing Arts Center is hosting another professional production for the community this weekend: “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat” opens tonight and runs through Sunday. The retelling of the biblical story of Joseph, son of Jacob, and the jealousy of his eleven half-brothers is a fun, rollicking musical. It even features a chorus of…

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