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Allendale Library Presents Film Screening Featuring Director John Davies
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Allendale Library Presents Film Screening Featuring Director John Davies

In conjunction with its ongoing “Allendale at the Movies” series and in celebration of Black History Month, the Allendale Branch Library presents a screening and discussion of “Phunny Business: A Black Comedy,” a documentary which utilizes stills, archival performance footage, and interviews to chronicle the rise and fall of All Jokes Aside, Chicago’s first black-owned…

Gershwin and Debussy Lead the Pasadena Symphony in Ode to Romance
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Gershwin and Debussy Lead the Pasadena Symphony in Ode to Romance

Plus Oscar and Grammy Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino’s Voyage Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony continue the 2019/2020 Symphony Classics season with Gershwin/Debussy on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Ambassador Auditorium with matinee and evening performances at 2 and 8 p.m. This Valentine’s program opens with Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and celebrated film composer Michael Giacchino’s interstellar Voyage. Nick Kendall, of Time for Three, brings his infectious enthusiasm to…

The Huntington Acquires New Archives
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The Huntington Acquires New Archives

Among them is a colonial plot to defraud Native Americans of ancestral land The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens recently announced that it has acquired a recently discovered archive documenting an 18th-century investigation into a land deal—the so-called Walking Purchase—that defrauded the Lenni Lenape (known to Europeans as Delawares) out of more than…

California Philharmonic Marks 25th Anniversary of Presenting Summer Concert Seasons in 2020
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California Philharmonic Marks 25th Anniversary of Presenting Summer Concert Seasons in 2020

2020 is an exciting year for the California Philharmonic, celebrating two momentous anniversaries – Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday and its 25th anniversary of presenting summer concert seasons. In 1995, Music Director Victor Vener founded the California Philharmonic Orchestra that soon attracted 4,000 to 5,000 music lovers to concerts at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and…

Steve-O Returns to The Ice House in Pasadena
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Steve-O Returns to The Ice House in Pasadena

Comedian, author and stunt-superstar star, Steve-O will bring his “Bucket List Tour” to The Ice House on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. General admission tickets are $30. A limited amount of $50 VIP tickets are available and feature preferred seating and a meet and greet with Steve-O. Steve-O (a.k.a. Stephen Glover) was willing to do whatever it took to…

‘The Father’ Astounds at the Pasadena Playhouse
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‘The Father’ Astounds at the Pasadena Playhouse

By May S. Ruiz If audiences who are watching ‘The Father’ at the Pasadena Playhouse are dazed and bewildered, then it would have spectacularly accomplished showing us what goes on in the mind of someone afflicted with dementia. Written by Florian Zeller and translated by Christopher Hampton, ‘The Father’ has been  acclaimed on two continents….

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