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Amythyst Kiah was noshing on pancakes at a Cracker Barrel with her father when she received an unlikely phone call. 

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Pasadena Symphony and Pops CEO Lora Unger contends the musicians have something for everyone this season — and she has the proof in Michael Feinstein.

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Country artist Orville Peck admits it’s hard releasing songs with vulnerable lyrics. 

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Movie enthusiasts looking to watch independent films and engage in conversation about disabilities and LGBTQ+ topics can do so at the NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) InFocus series on Saturday, June 18.

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Amythyst Kiah was noshing on pancakes at a Cracker Barrel with her father when she received an unlikely phone call. 

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Creating intricate chalk murals on sidewalks is a special skill that requires planning, patience and artistic prowess.

Jeffrey Osborne has been a touring musician for 50 years and he still loves it at much as his L.T.D. days in the 1970s.

In July 2020, South Pasadena-based songwriter Brad Colerick holed up in a cabin in the Sierra Nevadas, where he composed a song that had been quietly gestating for years: “Manzanar (Yuki),” which became the emotional core of his aptly titled 2021 album “Hope Street.” 

As a diverse city with a burgeoning arts and culture scene, Glendale is home to a thriving ecosystem of local artists and creatives. Through its new Glendale Electric! Festival, the Museum of Neon Art will unite Glendale’s unique mosaic of performers and visionaries across the city on Friday…

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“All that you touch You Change. All that you Change Changes you. The only lasting truth Is Change.” —Octavia E. Butler, “Parable of the Sower”  

Pasadena Symphony and Pops is looking to make crowds sing and cut loose during its “Dancin’ in the Streets” concert on Saturday, June 4.

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Jason Isbell said he’s excited for his upcoming performance at Goldenvoice’s first Palomino Festival on Saturday, July 9. 

Neon has long played an important role in painting the image of Los Angeles as a bustling city with a thriving nightlife. As the sun sets over the Pacific, iconic signs like Mel’s Drive-in and Hollywood and Vine illuminate the city with a neon glow that catches the eye and captivates the ima…

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AbilityFirst changes the lives of those with developmental disabilities and their families through mindful programming. 

Holly Foster Wells traveled with her grandmother, singer Peggy Lee, around the world, watching her sing hits like “Fever” and perform in beautiful gowns.

A hotbed of artistic culture, Pasadena is home to a thriving music and entertainment ecosystem. As the world begins to reopen in the wake of the pandemic, a new name has taken to the city’s famed stages: Eileen Carey.

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Glendale Youth Orchestra Conductor Henry Shin not only leads up-and-coming musicians, but he educates them as well. 

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Pasadena Chorale will partner with Los Angeles Children’s Chorus and Yale Glee Club for a benefit concert to raise funds for Urban Voices Project, a Skid Row-based music community engagement nonprofit and performance choir composed of currently and formerly unhoused artists of Los Angeles. 

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Blondie drummer Clem Burke reveals he’s tired. He was out late the night before at a very special birthday party. 

For its final play of the 2021-’22 season, A Noise Within is resurrecting Mary Zimmerman’s Tony-nominated “Metamorphoses,” whose title refers to the physical and emotional transformations experienced by the numerous Greek gods whose stories it braids together. 

The Verdi Chorus spring concert will mark a homecoming of sorts for the featured guest tenor, Todd Wilander, who grew up in Arcadia, and is an active participant in each year’s Rose Bowl Parade.

Looking back on the music of the late 1980s, one can see a myriad of genres simultaneously pulling on the popular zeitgeist. Pop divas such as Whitney Houston and Madonna loomed large even as rockers in the mold of Bon Jovi and Guns N’ Roses were burning up the charts. 

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Los Angeles is home to iconic performance venues and an impressive history of musicians that includes the Beach Boys, The Mama & Papas, and the Eagles. 

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The first time 311 bassist Aaron “P-Nut” Wills saw his future home in La Cañada Flintridge, he was overwhelmed. 

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Art has long been a vital form of human expression and communication, and creative activity has been known to improve the brain’s sense of social connectedness while helping reduce anxiety and depression. Following two years of lockdowns and other safety measures meant to keep people apart, …

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Like the rest of the world, ArtNight has faced challenges over the last two years.

Allen Sanford dreaded having to sit through traffic and meander his way through Downtown Los Angeles to see a show at The Greek or The Hollywood Bowl.

Often opera conjures faraway locales, bygone eras and larger-than-life fantastical characters. Yet the genre generates a special magic when it injects nearby neighborhoods and family tales of real, albeit still larger-than-life, people.

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As one of the oldest artist-led and -founded museums in the country, Glendale’s Museum of Neon Art has stood as an eclectic and kinetic destination for light-based artworks and historic signage since 1981.

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When Ed and Margaret Tom were ready to start a family years ago, they were debating between buying a home in Beverly Hills, where Ed worked at the time, or San Marino.

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By mid-April 2020, former Angeleno Julie Christensen could see that the pandemic was going to last for some time, keeping millions of people working from home and artists off the road. 

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Gary Phillips’ savory new novel “One-Shot Harry” is a noir mystery positioned at Phillips’ familiar intersection of crime, politics and race. The time is 1963 and the place is Los Angeles, a city buzzing with anticipation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s forthcoming Freedom Rally at South LA’…

Renowned guitarist Diego Garcia, aka Twanguero, will soon return to his native Spain to begin a European tour and present new material from his soon-to-be-released album, which he recorded in the wilds of Costa Rica. But before that, he’s coming to the Hotel Cafe to wow fans with his origina…

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Nine student composers will debut their works at the Pasadena Chorale’s Saturday, April 2, performance, “Listening to the Future,” at the Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church.

Roscoe Mitchell Jr., whose stage name was Scoey Mitchlll, died March 19 after a colorful career during the ’70s and ’80s.

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At the top of “Ann” — actress and first-time playwright Holland Taylor’s acclaimed one-woman show about legendary Texas Gov. Ann Richards — the politician is seen addressing the 1998 Democratic convention. 

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