68.5 F
South Pasadena, CA USA
Monday, April 24, 2017

‘Peter Pan’ Set to Fly into South Pasadena High School

Opening April 28, a timeless classic flies into South Pasadena for three performances only! “Peter Pan,” one of the most beloved musicals in history, comes to South Pasadena High School, April 28-30. Join the community...

Meet Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi; Now Teaching at Green Brooms Music Academy

Yasmeen Al-Mazeedi is currently teaching violin and voice on Wednesdays at Green Brooms Music Adacemy. Yasmeen began her studies of violin at the age of six under the instruction of Fudeko Takahashi at the...

Michael Carpenter Jr Finds Joy Through Teaching Music at Green Brooms

Michael Carpenter Jr. grew up just outside of Detroit, in St. Clair Shores, listening to the sounds of The Doors, The Beatles and Motown. Although his parents are not, let’s say musically gifted themselves,...

The Originalist opens at Pasadena Playhouse

When a bright, liberal law school graduate embarks on a nerve-wracking clerkship with Justice Antonin Scalia, she discovers him to be both an infuriating sparring partner and an unexpected mentor.  As the country watched...

Green Brooms fundraiser for SPEF

Green Brooms Music Academy is holding a special $20 music lesson week Monday, April 17th through Saturday, April 22nd with 100% of proceeds going to the South Pasadena Educational Foundation! Each lesson is a...

“PETER PAN” Flies Into South Pasadena High School

Opening April 28, a timeless classic flies into South Pasadena for three performances only! “Peter Pan”, one of the most beloved musicals in history, comes to South Pasadena High School, April 28-30. Join the...

It’s Alive! SPMS to Present “Young Frankenstein”

Who doesn’t love going to the theater and being wildly entertained? The students of South Pasadena Middle School are working hard to bring you Mel Brooks’ monstrously funny musical comedy, “Young Frankenstein”. The cast and...

The Man Behind South Pas High Music

Even if you have never heard of Howard Crawford, he in one way or another has probably affected you. He is the head of instrumental music and the deputy chair of the Visual and...

Academy Award-Winning Director Screening, ‘Music of Strangers’

On Friday, April 7, the 2016 documentary "Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble" was screened for a full house audience in the Community Room. Shown (l to r) are Donnie...

City Gets Ready for Largest ‘Eclectic’ Ever

The Eclectic, South Pasadena’s Music Festival and Art Walk, returns for its ninth year on Saturday, May 6, with Grammy-winning band Ozomatli headlining. The band will open the festival at 3 p.m. on the Gold...

Kiki Ebsen’s Joni Mitchell Project Comes to South Pas

Kiki Ebsen’s Joni Mitchell Project is confirmed as this year’s headliner for the Library Carnegie Stage concert in the Community Room. It will be one of the many free concerts being conducted all around...

Special, One-time Performance Next Friday, 4/14 with Yukiko Matsuyama

A very special ‘East-West’ Fundraising Concert showcasing extraordinary international recording artist Yukiko Matsuyama & Friends, and an ‘Unplugged’ performance by Wildwood Highway, a tightknit Classic Rock-styled unit, will be presented on the ‘Carnegie Stage’...

LitFest Pasadena Expands in its 6th Year

LitFest Pasadena, the city and Southland's free literary arts festival, celebrates its sixth year with a weekend of events, authors' panels and readings on May 20 & 21, 2017. LitFest Pasadena is presented by...

A Daring ‘Man of La Mancha’ at A Noise Within in Pasadena

A Noise Within boldly closes out its “Beyond Our Wildest Dreams” 25th season with a crackling reimagining of the musical “Man Of La Mancha”. Inspired by the novel “Don Quixote de La Mancha” by...

South Pasadena’s Craig Watson Honored for Arts Council Role

South Pasadena’s Craig Watson was recently honored at the Armory in Pasadena for serving as the director of the California Arts Council from August 2011 through March 2017. Under Craig’s tireless dedication and leadership, the...

South Pas High Drama Club Performs at Calvary Preschool

Friday evening saw the tradition of Storyteller’s Theatre Night continue at Calvary Preschool where families gathered and picnicked for an evening of storytelling. The young actors from South Pasadena High School’s Drama Club performed five...

hotbox Vintage Annual ‘Style Fest’ This Saturday 4/8!

Get ready for hotbox Vintage's annual SYTLEFEST ( that thing known as #TOTESCHELLA ) this weekend! Every year our local fashion boutique, Hotbox Vintage throws a super fun party in the lot by the shop....

Steven Robman takes on directing “Ah,Wilderness!”

Director and local resident Steven Robman is known for directing the first productions of several iconic plays: Wendy Wasserstein’s important comedies Uncommon Women and Others and Isn’t It Romantic; D. L. Coburn’s timeless The...

Pasadena’s Ensemble Shakespeare Theater to stage new play Lear’s Shadow.

The Ensemble Shakespeare Theater is proud to announce its new show, Lear’s Shadow, opening April 15th at the Lineage Performing Arts Center in Pasadena. Shakespeare’s King Lear serves as the backdrop for Lear’s Shadow,...

SPHS Performs at Fullerton Theatre Festival

This past week, SPHS drama students participated in the annual Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival. SPHS was one of over 60 schools to compete in this two-day festival that welcomed over 1600 students...

Teachers Reenact Children’s Books at Monterey Hills School

Students of all ages, encouraged to wear robes and pajamas, bottom left, joined in at the Monterey Hills Elementary School Pajama Story Night last week on campus. While many snuggled up with pillows and teddy...

Fundraising Concert with Yukiko Matsuyama

A very special ‘East-West’ fundraising concert showcasing extraordinary international recording artist Yukiko Matsuyama & Friends , and an ‘Unplugged’ performance by Wildwood Highway, a tightknit Classic Rock-styled unit, will be presented on the ‘Carnegie...

Craft Hill Features Paintings by South Pas’ Lisa Saint

There is something about dining in a great atmosphere that just makes the experience of eating out more enjoyable. Such is the case at the new Craft Hill restaurant in South Pasadena. It seems...

Award-Winning Theatrical Performance in South Pas

An Encore Performance of Ray Bradbury’s “Pillar of Fire,” a precursor to “Fahrenheit 451,” was performed last Friday by Emmy Award-winning actor Bill Oberst Jr. in the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room. The...

Arroyo Drive Featured in New Television Show, ‘Counterpart’

“Counterpart,” a sci-fi thriller TV show that will be released this July, stars actor J.K. Simmons, Academy Award winner for “Whiplash.” It will take place in Berlin, but what many viewers won’t realize is...

A Sublime ‘Ah Wilderness!’ at A Noise Within

Written by Eugene O’Neill in three weeks during the depression, “Ah Wilderness!” is a delightful reverie about the family he never had. In fact, he said the story came to him in a dream...

Monumental Feat Complete

It’s another major accomplishment and milestone for a city that’s used to them, ranking up there with its top-notch schools, an endorsement by Sunset magazine as one of the best in the west communities,...

South Pas High Senior Cast in Dream Role of ‘Peter Pan’

It’s been a long road of perseverance and discovery for South Pasadena High School senior Lorie Meza, on her way to being cast in the lead role of “Peter Pan” in this year’s spring...

Truffaut’s ‘Fahrenheit 451’ Film at Community Room

“Fahrenheit 451,” the scorching 1966 big screen effort directed by the extraordinary François Truffaut, and starring Julie Christie and Oscar Werner, will be shown in the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room on Thursday,...

Young Musicians Perform During Spring Concerts

Directed by Kelly Coughlin, above, the 6th, 7th, 8th, jazz band, advanced jazz, and the advanced jazz band performed on March 14 during the South Pasadena Middle School’s Spring Concert in the auditorium on...

Patty Onagan Launches New Theatre and Live Entertainment Company

Theatre executive Patty Onagan has launched Patty Onagan Consulting specializing in theatre and live entertainment, it was officially announced today. Onagan’s new venture will create strategies that include marketing, communications, publicity, as well as...

A Night of Music

Professional Child Development Associates (PCDA) will host a benefit concert in support of its Creative Arts Team’s upcoming Teaching Tour in Japan and Taiwan; the concert will be on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at...

An Interview with Ray Bradbury about ‘Fahrenheit 451’

The following is an Interview with Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) regarding the book "Fahrenheit 451" by Dana Gioia, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts and a South Pasadena resident. The excerpt is...

Submissions Wanted for New Mural

Vave Studios has moved into brand new digs on Fremont Avenue and they now have a huge, street facing wall. Owners Patrice Veyna and Jessica Van Alderwerelt would like to receive submissions of sketches...

Virtuoso Strings with Dennis and Max Karmazyn

Get ready for another incredible afternoon as we present the next concert of our Music, Martinis and the Maestro series called,"Virtuoso Strings", on March 26th. LIMITED tickets available - buy yours today! To purchase tickets, go...

Blank Canvas, Art Wanted!

Vave Studios has moved into brand new digs on Fremont and they now have a huge, street facing wall. Owners Patrice Veyna and Jessica Van Alderwerelt would love to receive your submissions of sketches for...

Laughter and Fun at Middle School Fathers’ Follies Event

It was a night full of laughter and fun as the South Pasadena Middle School PTA presented its 13th annual Fathers’ last Friday night. top, left, Perry Li sang “Danny’s Song,” while the Band...

Annie Jr. auditions at YST!

Auditions for Young Stars Theatre's production of Annie Jr. (Ages 5-18 only) are currently being scheduled for March 11, 12 & 16. All auditions, rehearsals, and performances will be at the Fremont Centre Theatre-1000 Fremont Ave South...

South Pas Farmers’ Market Begins Later Hours on March 16

The warmer weather and the beginning of daylight savings time all mark the beginning of spring! Flowers are blooming, the weather is warmer and spring is in the air. The South Pasadena Farmers' Market begins...

The Yale Whiffenpoofs bring their unique vocal stylings to Pasadena for a One-Night-Only...

A Noise Within Theatre, in collaboration David Miraglia and Chuck Dalaklis, announces an evening of song and merriment entitled “The Yale Whiffenpoofs in Concert.” The internationally respected a cappella group performs live on Monday,...
- Advertisement -
-Advertisement-

South Pasadena Weather

South Pasadena, CA USA
clear sky
68.5 ° F
73.4 °
64.4 °
56%
1.9mph
1%
Tue
68 °
Wed
76 °
Thu
67 °
Fri
67 °
Sat
69 °
- Advertisement -