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“Miracle on 34th Street” at The Pasadena Playhouse
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“Miracle on 34th Street” at The Pasadena Playhouse

By May S. Ruiz The Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theatre of California, presents a limited engagement of 14 performances of ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ from December 14 to 23, 2017.  Originally a radio play, it is celebrating its 70th anniversary on stage, fittingly, at the Playhouse which is marking its centennial year.             Directed by…

“Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose” A Lythgoe Family Panto at Pasadena Civic Auditorium
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“Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose” A Lythgoe Family Panto at Pasadena Civic Auditorium

By May S. Ruiz There’s dancing, singing, magic, and comedy, with audience interaction mixed in.  It’s ‘Beauty and the Beast – a Christmas Rose’ and it’s happening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with the Pasadena Playhouse, presents the world premiere of an updated version of this classic fairy tale…

Bus Stop at Sierra Madre Playhouse on Dec. 11
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Bus Stop at Sierra Madre Playhouse on Dec. 11

Sierra Madre Playhouse continues its series of free monthly staged readings of American plays on Dec. 11 at 7:30 p.m. with Bus Stop by William Inge, directed by Barbara Schofield. In the middle of a howling snowstorm, a bus out of Kansas City pulls up at a cheerful roadside diner. All roads are blocked, and four or…

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RUST Fest at Santa Anita Draws Hundreds Heavy Metal Fans

Rust Festival at Santa Anita Park- Infield East was held  from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, the Rust Fest established their new holiday tradition “Black Saturday” and homage to “Heavy Metal Day” at US Festival in ’83. People celebrated vintage hard rock music featuring tributes to: Van Halen, Led Zepplin, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Metallica,…

Parson’s Nose Theater Finds its Home in Pasadena
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Parson’s Nose Theater Finds its Home in Pasadena

By May S. Ruiz Mary Chalon Davis and Lance Davis, who founded Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT) in 2000, are feeling quite content these days.  After 17 years as a gypsy theater company they have finally found a permanent home in Pasadena. Their 2017-2018 season debuted last month at the beautiful ivy-covered Parson’s Nose Abbey on…

Original Celtic Woman Chloë Agnew live at St. Luke’s Monrovia Dec. 1
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Original Celtic Woman Chloë Agnew live at St. Luke’s Monrovia Dec. 1

“Chloë’s Christmas” concert to feature special guest Dermot Kiernan “Ireland’s Celtic Songbird,” Chloë Agnew, a founding member of Celtic Women, will join special guest Dermot Kiernan to present Chloë’s Christmas, a holiday concert, on Friday, Dec. 1, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Monrovia. Tickets to the 7:30 p.m. concert may be ordered at ticketleap.com for $20 plus $2 handling….

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