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Ring-a-Ding-Bling!

Lois Boardman’s unusual jewelry collection forms an unusual show at LACMA.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Scarlet Cheng Date: 12/01/2016
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.”

Categories: Arroyo 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.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Scarlet Cheng Date: 10/01/2016
Digital Style

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

Categories: Arroyo 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.

Categories: Arroyo 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.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Scarlet Cheng Date: 02/25/2016
Stella Abrera

The American Ballet Theatre star balances art and athleticism.

Categories: Arroyo 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.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Scarlet Cheng Date: 10/01/2015
GLENDALE GETS A THEATRICAL CENTERPIECE

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

Categories: Arroyo 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.

Categories: Arroyo 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.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Scarlet Cheng Date: 02/09/2015
SOMETHING WICKED LIT THIS WAY COMES

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

Categories: Arroyo 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

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

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

Categories: Arroyo 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.

Categories: Arroyo Author: Scarlet Cheng Date: 10/03/2013