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Arts & Entertainment

Pasadena Playhouse Launches PlayhouseLive

Javon Johnson in 'Still.' - Photo by Jeff Lorch / Pasadena Playhouse By May S. Ruiz Theatre saw its early beginnings over two thousand years ago in Athens, Greece when festivals were held in March...

Huntington Acquires Newly Discovered John Singleton Copley Painting Among Other Works

Art Collectors’ Council members also purchase a rare Edward Burne-Jones portrait as a promised gift  The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced this week that it has acquired a newly discovered painting by John Singleton Copley (1738–1815) depicting celebrated 18th-century British actress Mary...

City of Monrovia Extends Submission Deadline for Logo Contest

You don’t need to be a graphic designer to enter. - Courtesy photo by Jeroen den Otter on Unsplash The City of Monrovia has extended the submission deadline for the Art in Public Places logo contest until...

Modern Feminism: RBG and Beyond at The Broad Stage at Home

By May S. Ruiz The Broad Stage and esteemed L.A.-based publisher Red Hen Press continue Season 2 of the Red Hen Press Poetry Hour as they discuss modern feminism. The online episode, which will broadcast on...

Hauntoween L.A. Provides an Interactive Drive-Thru Halloween Experience

Hauntoween L.A. celebrates the season of ghosts and goblins with a fun, immersive, interactive, and safe drive-thru experience. Hauntoween L.A. will be open daily, Oct. 9 – 31, from 3 to 9 p.m. at 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Woodland Hills. This one-of-a-kind event comes to families from Experiential...

Restored ‘Blue Boy’ Displays Gainsborough’s Brilliance

'The Blue Boy' by Thomas Gainsborough post conservation photo. - Photo by Christina Milton O'Connell / The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens By May S. Ruiz Created by English landscape and...

City of Monrovia Launches Logo Contest

Photo by Theme Photos on Unsplash The City of Monrovia encourages residents and business owners to participate in the Art in Public Places logo contest. Interested artists must submit designs by Sept. 18 at 6 p.m....

Burbank International Film Festival Hosts Online Screenings and Awards Show

Yvette Nicole Brown will receive the “Garry Marshall Spirit Award” and Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry will receive a special tribute The Burbank International Film Festival (BIFF) announced this week that they will be able to watch all of the semi-finalist films for the 2020...

MAFA’s Popular ChalkDemic Was the Chalk of the Town

With a motto of “It’s fun! It’s free! It’s contagious!,” the Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAFA) recently staged an at-home chalk art festival called the Monrovia ChalkDemic. It aimed to let Monrovia residents and professional artists anywhere create sidewalk chalk art at home and compete...
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