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Arts & Entertainment

Sept. 13 – Sept. 19

EDITOR’S PICK Beatles Festival at Santa Anita Park, Sept. 14 from 4-10 p.m. (285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007).  Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of “Abbey Road” and “Yellow Submarine” with food, drink specials, merchandise, memorabilia, karaoke stage, live stage, special guests, book authors, 10×10...

Derby Racing Was A Big Hit in Monrovia

By Susan Motander For many years in the 1990s and until 2002, soapbox derby style racing was a part of the Monrovia Days festivities under the watchful eye of then Police Chief Joe Santoro. It rolled back into Old Town on Saturday with initial running of...

The Huntington Launches Yearlong Centennial Celebration

By May S. Ruiz The Huntington in San Marino officially launched its yearlong centennial celebration on Thursday, September 5, 2019. During her welcome speech at Rothenberg Hall, Huntington President Karen R. Lawrence expressed how Henry E. Huntington’s vision and legacy will live on in the...

Sept. 6 – Sept. 12

EDITOR’S PICK Monrovia Old Town Derby and 29th Annual Street Rods Forever Car Show in Old Town Monrovia, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Myrtle Avenue, Monrovia, CA 91016). Soap box racing is returning to Monrovia and proceeds will benefit the Boys &...

Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

https://www.facebook.com/goldenvoice/videos/2316914505243384/ EDITOR’S PICK Pasadena Daydream Festival at Brookside at the Rose Bowl, Aug. 31 from 1 – 11:59 p.m.  (1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103). The Cure headlines the event featuring performances by Pixies, Deftones, Mogwai, Throwing Muses, The Joy Formidable, Chelsea Wolfe, The Twilight...

Monrovia Soap Box Derby Racers Prepare for Big Day

By Susan Motander On Saturday many of the race cars preparing for the Monrovia Old Town Derby next month were in the Mary Wilcox Center in Recreation Park being safety-checked and weighed before the race. On hand were officials from the official Soap Box Derby Association...

Aug. 23 – Aug. 29

EDITOR’S PICK Old Pasadena ‘80s Dance Party at the south end of Big Bang Theory Way, Aug. 28 from 6-8:30 p.m. (93 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91105). DJ Glenn Red will be on hand spinning rad tunes that feature the very best of 1980s...

‘Frankenstein’ Makes a Stunning California Premiere at A Noise Within

By May S. Ruiz A Noise Within (ANW) opens its 2019-2020 season ‘They Played with Fire’ with the California premiere of Nick Dear’s ‘Frankenstein.’ Adapted from the original novel by Mary Shelley and  directed by Michael Michetti, it is a stand-alone production from August 11...

Derby Racing Returns to Monrovia’s Old Town

By Susan Motander Soapbox-style racing is returning to Old Town this September. The Monrovia Old Town Derby will take place on Sept. 7 in conjunction with the 29th Annual Street Rods Forever Car Show in Old Town. With Delaware Financial as its principal sponsor, and the Street Rods Car...

Aug. 16 – Aug. 22

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The Sweet at The Rose, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. (245 E. Green St., Pasadena, CA 91101). One of the most influential British rock bands of all times, The Sweet rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s as the premier glam rock act. Tickets...
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