Scarlet Cheng

Stories by Scarlet Cheng

Picasso's Process

A new Norton Simon show of midcentury lithographs, curated by European art expert Emily Beeny, reveals “the movement of [Picasso’s] thought.”

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 10/01/2016
Chinese Woodblock Prints

The Huntington’s major international loan exhibition brings together rare examples of the neglected genre.

Author Scarlet Cheng Date 10/01/2016
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