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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Arts & Entertainment

Watch the Circus Vargas Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Its official: The circus is in town! Monrovia Weekly was present for the ribbon cutting ceremony at Circus Vargas, now performing Aug. 15-25 at Santa Anita Park. Under the big top they promise their audience, “two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure.” The theme this...

Aug. 9 – Aug. 15

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EDITOR’S PICK Circus Vargas at Santa Anita Park, Aug. 13-15 at 7 p.m. (285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007). All aboard our spectacular circus steam engine as it rides the railways back in time to relive the nostalgia of yesteryear. Marvel at the sights...

MAFA Will Hold Its Final Art Walk of the Summer in Old Town

By Susan Motander Each year the Monrovia Association of Fine Arts (MAGA) holds art walks in Old Town, one each summer month. The final walk of this season will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 7 to 10 p.m. Local artists, including students, will be displaying their...

Aug. 2 – Aug. 8

Jackalope Summer Nights at Central Park, Aug. 2 from 5-10 p.m. and Aug. 3 from 3-10 p.m. (275 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105). Jackalope Summer Nights will take over Pasadena’s Central Park with 200-plus handmade artisans, artisanal food and drink, and activities perfect...

1969: From the Moon to Manson

Ivor Davis joins journalists to mark the Tate-La Bianca Murders & Manson Trial on Aug. 3 at News Geezers quarterly meeting By Terry Miller My family immigrated to the states in 1965. The mid to late ‘60s were to be a truly defining time in American...

Monrovia Auction House Hosts Event on Art of Collecting

Jeff Moran, president of John Moran Auctioneers, will open the company’s Monrovia auction house for a special program about the art of collecting on Sunday, Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. at 145 E. Walnut Ave. Learn about the history of collecting and the ever changing...

July 26 – Aug. 1

EDITOR’S PICK MAFA Summer Art Walk in Old Town, July 27 from 7-10 p.m. (Myrtle Avenue, between Lime Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Monrovia, CA 91016). The Monrovia Fine Arts Association presents their annual Summer Art Walk showcasing local painters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry designers, ceramic artists,...

Summer Movies In Monrovia’s Parks

Join the Community Services Department on the dates listed below for the 2019 Summer Movies in the Park. Pack your lawn chair, blankets, and snacks and watch one of the following movies under the stars: July 20 – “Incredibles 2” at Kiwanis Park at...

July 19 – July 25

EDITOR’S PICK Camp Craft Club at Pacific Plate Brewing Co., July 19 from 6-9 p.m. (1999 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Make paracord bracelets, Ojos de Dios, and friendship bracelets. There is a $10 fee for supplies and the first pint of the evening....

Cal Phil Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Man’s First Steps on the Moon

‘Space: A Giant Leap’ concert, July 28, at Disney Concert Hall Fifty years ago on July 20, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step onto the Moon. The California Philharmonic celebrates this landmark anniversary by transporting music lovers to the Moon and beyond on July...
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