Scarlet Cheng

Stories by Scarlet Cheng

Digital Style

New computer technology is transforming the fashion landscape in surprising ways.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 09/01/2016
Ben Sakoguchi: A Life in Baseball

In a new one-man show at the Skirball, the veteran Pasadena artist takes a wry look at America’s Favorite Pastime through an ethnic lens.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 03/28/2016
Pop's Pop

A new Norton Simon show traces Marcel Duchamp’s influence on the equally iconoclastic Pop Art movement, both heralded in 1960s Pasadena.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 02/25/2016
Stella Abrera

The American Ballet Theatre star balances art and athleticism.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 11/30/2015
Through a Glass Playfully

Walter Askin’s multi-faceted artwork depicts the human condition with a humorous flourish.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 10/01/2015

NoHo’s acclaimed Antaeus Theatre Company prepares for a new role as the anchor of Glendale’s emerging arts and entertainment district.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 07/01/2015
Whistler's Mother comes to Pasadena

America’s iconic symbol of motherhood visits the Norton Simon Museum from its home in Paris.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 03/01/2015
The Huntington's New Welcome Mat

The San Marino cultural institution unveils its new $68 million Education and Visitor Center this month.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 02/09/2015

The theater company turns horror classics into standing-room-only performances at an Altadena cemetery.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 10/09/2014
The Pasadena Playhouse Diversifies Kiss Me, Kate

The production’s largely African-American cast harkens back to 1930s productions of theater classics spotlighting black actors

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 10/09/2014
No Winery Before Its Time

Oenophiles, rejoice! Pasadena has its own winery in Old Oak Cellars.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 01/03/2014
Sam Francis: Staying Alive

The PMCA surveys the California Abstract Expressionist’s career in his first major museum exhibition in more than a decade.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 10/03/2013
Staying on the Literary Radar

John Vorhaus’ latest novel, The Texas Twist, brings back his charming con-man protagonist, Radar Hoverlander.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 07/01/2013
A Second Movement con Brio

Cindy Lam feared a car crash would derail her future as a concert pianist. Then she met Dr. Milan Stevanovic.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 01/03/2013
Portrait of a Marriage

Each spring Sharon Clark and Glenn Gruber relive the wedding that tied them together 30 years ago on the lawn of the Pasadena Museum of History.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 02/01/2012