Carl Kozlowski | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:27:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://i1.wp.com/www.pasadenaweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/cropped-jgpw-512-px-copy.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Carl Kozlowski | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 The 41st Occasional Doo Dah Parade returns Sunday with an activist Queen and an eccentric King https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/the-41st-occasional-doo-dah-parade-returns-sunday-with-an-activist-queen-and-an-eccentric-king/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/the-41st-occasional-doo-dah-parade-returns-sunday-with-an-activist-queen-and-an-eccentric-king/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:00:45 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107696  Over the course of four decades, the Doo Dah Parade has become famous — or infamous — for shining a spotlight on some of the most lovably eccentric people in Pasadena as they frolic irreverently through the city’s streets in the most inventive costumes and floats imaginable. A hilarious twist on the city’s beloved Rose Parade, […]

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Mark Wahlberg’s dramedy ‘Instant Family’ shines a spotlight on foster-care adoptions https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/mark-wahlbergs-dramedy-instant-family-shines-a-spotlight-on-foster-care-adoptions/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/mark-wahlbergs-dramedy-instant-family-shines-a-spotlight-on-foster-care-adoptions/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:00:32 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107706 One of the most heartbreaking problems in American society is the number of children and teenagers in the foster care system. According to the advocacy group Children’s Rights (childrensrights.org), there are nearly 438,000 children in foster care in the US on any given day, with over 687,000 kids having spent time in US foster care […]

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Bulletin – 11.15.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/107710/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/15/107710/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:00:20 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107710 Step Right Up Circus Vargas brings classic big-top fun to Santa Anita Park today through Nov. 26 The Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus produced its last extravaganzas in 2017, but another classic circus is still going strong. Circus Vargas is bringing their newest animal-free production to Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, starting today and […]

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Pasadena author, historian and activist Roberta Martinez makes her acting debut in ‘Remembering Boyle Heights’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/pasadena-author-historian-and-activist-roberta-martinez-makes-her-acting-debut-in-remembering-boyle-heights/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/pasadena-author-historian-and-activist-roberta-martinez-makes-her-acting-debut-in-remembering-boyle-heights/#respond Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:10:33 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107603 Roberta Martinez may be best known in Pasadena as an activist who helped create the city’s Latino Heritage Parade and Festival. But along with that distinction, Martinez has also come to be regarded as one of the top scholars exploring the history of the city’s Latino community. She’s also served as a teacher at St. […]

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Hugh Jackman explores the downfall of Gary Hart and the rise of tabloid campaign journalism in ‘The Front Runner’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/hugh-jackman-explores-the-downfall-of-gary-hart-and-the-rise-of-tabloid-campaign-journalism-in-the-front-runner/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/hugh-jackman-explores-the-downfall-of-gary-hart-and-the-rise-of-tabloid-campaign-journalism-in-the-front-runner/#respond Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:00:43 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107588 In these days of 24-hour, nonstop news coverage in which the current president is accused of having sex with a porn star and the world is treated to her description of his genitalia, it’s hard to imagine there was a time when politicians thought they could get away with any sexual peccadillo they wished. The […]

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BULLETIN BOARD – News & Notes From Our Community – 11.08.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/bulletin-board-news-notes-from-our-community-11-08-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/08/bulletin-board-news-notes-from-our-community-11-08-18/#respond Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:00:29 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107598 TIMELY TRIBUTE Pasadena salutes veterans at Veterans Day celebration Sunday at City Hall The Pasadena community is invited to join civic leaders, special guests, military veterans and active members of the US armed forces for a Veterans Day commemoration beginning at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in front of Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. Former […]

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ brings the dynamic talents of Queen singer Freddie Mercury to life https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/01/bohemian-rhapsody-brings-the-dynamic-talents-of-queen-singer-freddie-mercury-to-life/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/01/bohemian-rhapsody-brings-the-dynamic-talents-of-queen-singer-freddie-mercury-to-life/#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:00:23 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107436 There have been few rock stars in the annals of pop history who were as colorful as Freddie Mercury. As the lead singer of Queen, he used his four-octave vocal range to weave opera and rock together in ways that had never been heard before or since. His theatrical stage presence also drew a huge […]

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BULLETIN BOARD – NEWS & NOTES FROM OUR COMMUNITY https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/01/bulletin-board-news-notes-from-our-community-11/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/01/bulletin-board-news-notes-from-our-community-11/#respond Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:00:04 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107451 ‘BLACK DAHLIA’ RETURNS Crime Author Steve Hodel returns to South Pas Library with ‘Black Dahlia Avenger III’ New York Times bestselling true crime author Steve Hodel returns for an encore Author Night talk at the South Pasadena Public Library Community Room for his latest sequel, “Black Dahlia Avenger III,” at 7 p.m. tonight, Nov. 1. Hodel, who believes his father, […]

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‘Last Comic Standing’ champion Rod Man hits the stage at the Ice House Friday https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/25/last-comic-standing-champion-rod-man-hits-the-stage-at-the-ice-house-friday/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/25/last-comic-standing-champion-rod-man-hits-the-stage-at-the-ice-house-friday/#respond Thu, 25 Oct 2018 22:59:11 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107325 Growing up in Atlanta, the comic known as Rod Man was part of a family full of funny folks. He honed his ability to be humorous by using wisecracks and antics to defuse his mom’s frustration whenever he caused a ruckus. Those skills paid off as an adult when he became the eighth-season champion of […]

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Virtual Reality experience The Void brings audience-immersive adventures to Glendale Galleria https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/25/virtual-reality-experience-the-void-brings-audience-immersive-adventures-to-glendale-galleria/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/10/25/virtual-reality-experience-the-void-brings-audience-immersive-adventures-to-glendale-galleria/#respond Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:00:23 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107277 Thousands of people pour through the Glendale Galleria each day, looking for the thrill of a great deal while shopping. But a new virtual reality (VR) attraction called The Void at the giant shopping mall offers visitors the chance to experience a “Star Wars” battle as an undercover Stormtrooper, save New York City as a […]

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