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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Screening Slated June 23 for ‘The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit’

A free screening of Ray Bradbury’s “The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit,” a 1998 film rated PG, will be presented in the Library Community Room on Thursday, June 23, at 7 p.m. The delightful comedy/drama, directed...

Billie Holiday Front and Center lights up Fremont Centre Theatre

Close your eyes and envision yourself taking a seat at the legendary jazz club, Café Society, New York’s first integrated nightclub in 1939. There’s a quartet of seasoned jazz musicians playing on stage; bass,...

An Exhuberant Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at LACHSA

The Los Angeles County High School of the Arts put on a spectacular production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the El Portal Theatre over the weekend. The enthusiasm and talent of...

Compelling Night with Storytellers at Word NOW!

Sunday night at Fremont Centre Theatre, Jill Remez and Mike Lawshe continued to make their dream a reality; the dream of bringing together the best storytellers in LA to tell their stories on stage and to...

Swimming Finishes Season After Rigorous CIF Finals

The boys and girls’ swim team sent seven swimmers to the CIF Division 3 prelims and one to the CIF finals. Competitions were held on consecutive days on Friday, May 13 and Saturday, May...

The Golden Dragon at The Theatre @ Boston Court A Potent Dish Served Up...

In the steamy, cramped kitchen of the Thai/Chinese/Vietnamese restaurant, The Golden Dragon, five cooks are madly chopping, frying and calling out orders, “Number 6: Thai soup with chicken, coconut milk, Thai ginger, tomatoes, button...

YST’s “Little Women” An Evening of Family Entertainment, Fremont Centre Theatre

Young Stars Theatre, the resident company at the Fremont, brings to life the John Ravold adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic, Little Women, a beloved story that has the power to still touch us...

“Company” Enthralls at SPHS

Drama students at South Pasadena High School gave an electrifying performance of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company” this weekend. The story of Bobby, a seemingly footloose and fancy free bachelor in 1970’s New York City who...

“The Drowsy Chaperone” Delights at the Middle School

Webster's Dictionary defines "masterpiece" as a work of outstanding artistry, skill, or workmanship. This is indeed the best word to describe South Pasadena Middle School's weekend productions of "The Drowsy Chaperone," a show that...

A Stimulating Production of “Third” at South Pasadena Theatre Workshop

We first meet Professor Laurie Jameson in her classroom where she is letting you know what King Lear is really about and who the heroes truly are. She says she wants you to ask...

Captivating Wartime Storytelling at Parson’s Nose Theater

If you were a young soldier during World War II, you would have been issued a knapsack book called “As You Were”, an anthology of stories and poems by American writers that was put...

Six Characters In Search of An Author

To close out its outstanding season, A Noise Within has opened a mesmerizing production of “Six Characters in Search of an Author”. The play was a groundbreaking theatrical work written by Luigi Pirandello over...

The Fascinating “Casa Valentina” Playing Now at Pasadena Playhouse

Harvey Fierstein’s Tony nominated play, “Casa Valentina”, gets its West Coast premiere at Pasadena Playhouse with a luminous cast full of Broadway & television veterans and directed with grace and pathos by David Lee. The...

A Noise Within Delivers A Frothy, Seaside Romp with “You Never Can Tell”

Leave it to A Noise Within to bring us another unique theatre-going opportunity to see the rarely produced George Bernard Shaw 1897 comedy “You Never Can Tell.” Certainly one of Shaw’s lighter offerings however...

Young Stars Theatre Presents an Exuberant Beauty and the Beast Jr., Fremont Centre Theatre

A most delightful evening for the whole family awaits you at the Fremont Centre Theatre where Young Stars Theatre is now presenting Beauty and the Beast Jr. through April 10th. YST is fast establishing...

Gritty & Stirring Romeo and Juliet at A Noise Within

Out for an evening walk, you suddenly find yourself in an unfamiliar, graffiti filled alleyway, where you stumble across a ragtag troupe of gypsy street performers who invite you to sit and listen to...

A Rollicking Night of Moliere – “School for Wives” at Parson’s Nose

The acclaimed classical comedic theater company, Parson’s Nose Theater, is at it again with a fast paced, exhuberant 90 minutes of an Italian commedia dell arte/street theater production of Moliere’s “School For Wives” at...

The NFL in South Pasadena: It’s a Win-Win

Dear Commissioner Goodell: In just 35 days, your NFL season kicks off.  And, as you well know, for the 20th consecutive year, it will do so without a team in Los Angeles.  With no overpriced...

Tuskegee Airmen play “Fly” Soars at Pasadena Playhouse

“Fly” opened at Pasadena Playhouse last week with a stirring production that is a visceral education about the heroic story of the Tuskegee Airmen. In attendance at this West Coast premiere were several of...

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”-A Side-Splitting Must See!

Stop what you are doing and run, don’t walk, to grab your seat and hold on for the ride that is “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at the Fremont Centre Theatre! Running...

Bistro Cooking At Its Finest

  We recently made reservations at Bistro de la Gare for a Friday night dinner for two. We were warmly welcomed into the dining room and seated at the corner window overlooking South Pasadena’s beautiful...

City Council Approves Budget to Improve Sidewalks, Help Seniors

South Pasadena City Council members approved an expenditure plan which calls for sidewalk improvements and subsidies for the senior meal program for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The Los Angeles Community Development Commission has released preliminary...

Diner Food Re-Imagined

Anyone who has ever cruised Colorado Boulevard through Eagle Rock has seen the vintage sign offering chicken and steaks at Cindy’s Restaurant. On a recent Saturday we stopped in for brunch and thoroughly enjoyed...

Heart Health

  In order to perform work, the heart, like all other organs in the body, needs oxygen and nutrients. The heart has its own special circulation, the coronary arteries, of which there are two: the...

Young Stars Theatre premieres “The Music Man Jr.” at Fremont Centre Theatre

Do you have children who love to act, sing, dance or all three? If so, I have very good news for you because a new theatre company for young people has arrived in South...

Upcoming Events at South Pasadena Public Library

Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m.—Author Night on Health & Healing with Dance and Writing with Judith Hannan and Nadia Natali. Judith Hannan is a Yale Lecturer and Narrative Medicine Practitioner, who teaches people...

South Pasadena Float Wins Rose Parade Award

Every year, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses recognizes the excellence in a variety of categories and specifications within the many float entries. This year, South Pasadena’s entry “Fishing Follies” took the “Best Depiction of...

Cirque du Soleil’s newest creation, Kurios, pitches it’s tent at Dodger Stadium

Whether you’ve never seen a Cirque du Soleil show, it’s been a while or you’re a diehard who has seen twelve of them, run, don’t walk, to see their newest creation, Kurios-Cabinet of Curiosities!...

A Christmas Carol tradition at A Noise Within

The tradition of A Christmas Carol at A Noise Within feels like wrapping yourself in the comfort of an old, cherished friend and yet it also takes you on a new and wondrous journey....

Peter Pan and Tinker Bell-A Pirate’s Christmas at Pasadena Playhouse

The tradition of Panto at the Playhouse continues with a holiday extravaganza in the British tradition of taking a fairy tale and incorporating songs, dances, jokes, exaggerated characters and lots of audience participation. And...

Young Stars Theatre debuts with A Christmas Carol at FCT

Attention theatre lovers of South Pasadena, we’ve got a new theatre company in town! Young Stars Theatre has taken up residency at Fremont Center Theatre where they are currently performing an absolutely delightful production...

Witness For The Prosecution

Electricity was in the crisp, December air for the Friday opening night of South Pasadena High School’s fall production of Agatha Christie’s Witness For The Prosecution which will have it’s final two performances this...
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