Carl Kozlowski | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:28:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 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 ‘Black Panther’ gives the world its first full-on black superhero film https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/black-panther-gives-world-first-full-black-superhero-film/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/black-panther-gives-world-first-full-black-superhero-film/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:15:08 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101327 T here have been nearly 20 movies in the pretentiously titled (yet wildly entertaining) Marvel Cinematic Universe since “Iron Man” kicked off the tidal wave of superhero cinema that has overwhelmed audiences worldwide since 2008. In a prime example of just how overly dominant white culture is in Hollywood, none of these stories centered on […]

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Comic writer Laurie Kilmartin reads and signs her book ‘Dead People Suck’ at Vroman’s Tuesday https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/comic-writer-laurie-kilmartin-reads-signs-book-dead-people-suck-vromans-tuesday-2/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/comic-writer-laurie-kilmartin-reads-signs-book-dead-people-suck-vromans-tuesday-2/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:10:27 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101371 There are normally five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. But Laurie Kilmartin has discovered a sixth: laughter.    A standup comedy star and longtime writer for the late-night show “Conan” on TBS, Kilmartin has processed her own dad’s death in recent years via both a standup special called “45 Jokes About […]

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Comic writer Laurie Kilmartin reads and signs her book ‘Dead People Suck’ at Vroman’s Tuesday https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/comic-writer-laurie-kilmartin-reads-signs-book-dead-people-suck-vromans-tuesday/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/comic-writer-laurie-kilmartin-reads-signs-book-dead-people-suck-vromans-tuesday/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:05:46 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101321 There are normally five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. But Laurie Kilmartin has discovered a sixth: laughter.    A standup comedy star and longtime writer for the late-night show “Conan” on TBS, Kilmartin has processed her own dad’s death in recent years via both a standup special called “45 Jokes About […]

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Richie Furay headlines Wild Honey Orchestra tribute to Buffalo Springfield in autism fundraiser Saturday at the Alex https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/richie-furay-headlines-wild-honey-orchestra-tribute-buffalo-springfield-autism-fundraiser-saturday-alex/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/richie-furay-headlines-wild-honey-orchestra-tribute-buffalo-springfield-autism-fundraiser-saturday-alex/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:19 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101299 Sometimes the most seemingly random meetings change the course of our entire lives. That was certainly the case for Richie Furay, a singer-songwriter who found his life altered thanks to stopping at a traffic light on Sunset Boulevard in 1966.    He was riding in a car with another young musician named Stephen Stills. They […]

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Bulletin Board – News & Notes From Our Community https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/bulletin-board-news-notes-community-10/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/15/bulletin-board-news-notes-community-10/#respond Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:00:04 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101319 Stepping Up Pasadena Tournament of Roses selects 20 marching bands for 2019 Rose Parade The Tournament of Roses Association has selected 20 of the marching bands that will participate in the 130th Rose Parade, themed “The Melody of Life.” The bands will travel to Pasadena from across the United States and places around the world, […]

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David Koechner performs in ‘Once Upon a Room’ comedy show at the Ice House to benefit Children’s Hospital https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/david-koechner-performs-upon-room-comedy-show-ice-house-benefit-childrens-hospital/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/david-koechner-performs-upon-room-comedy-show-ice-house-benefit-childrens-hospital/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:15:54 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101131 As one of the most oddball character actors in comedy, David Koechner has built a thriving career playing such iconic roles as Todd Packer in the classic NBC sitcom “The Office” and obnoxious sportscaster Champ Kind in the “Anchorman” movies. He’s now riding high as one of the stars of the hit CBS sitcom “Superior […]

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Singer Peter Yarrow brings six decades of folk classics to Caltech Saturday https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/singer-peter-yarrow-brings-six-decades-folk-classics-caltech-saturday/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/singer-peter-yarrow-brings-six-decades-folk-classics-caltech-saturday/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:00:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101143 Peter Yarrow has been playing concerts since 1961, first with the legendary folk music trio Peter, Paul and Mary and presently as a solo artist in dozens of shows nationwide each year. While he is pleased to have seen plenty of progressive reforms instituted in America throughout his six-decade career, he remains ever vigilant due […]

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‘Call Me By Your Name’ may be an Oscar contender, but it’s rotten to the core https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/call-name-may-oscar-contender-rotten-core/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/call-name-may-oscar-contender-rotten-core/#comments Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:00:33 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101112 There are some movies that are inexplicably popular with critics but utterly fail with the public. This problem is compounded each Oscar season when there is at least one Best Picture nominee that actual audiences stay away from in droves. This year, there are two pretentious stinkers in the field of nine top-prize contenders for […]

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Bulletin Board – News & Notes from Our Community – 02.08.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/bulletin-board-news-notes-community-02-08-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/08/bulletin-board-news-notes-community-02-08-18/#respond Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:00:31 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=101102 Use Your Imagination Kidspace Museum hosts traveling Imagination Playground on Friday and Saturday Area children will find an extra level of fun this weekend when the Imagination Playground makes the first two-day stop amid its 17-city Learn & Play Tour at the Kidspace Children’s Museum, 480 N. Arroyo Blvd., Pasadena. The portable playground set allows […]

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Bulletin Board – News & Notes From Our Community https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/bulletin-board-news-notes-community-9/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/02/01/bulletin-board-news-notes-community-9/#respond Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:00:43 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=100944 MEANINGFUL MEETINGS Black History Month events abound in Pasadena Black History Month is one of the most event-packed and dynamic times of the year in Pasadena, and 2018 is no exception. From 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, the African-American Genealogy Group will meet to help interested attendees search out their heritage. The group convenes at […]

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