Author: Jana J. Monji

‘The Sound of Music’

The 1965 movie, “The Sound of Music,” which starred Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is so beloved that it’s hard not to make comparisons. In the current Glendale Centre Theatre production of the Rodgers...

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A universal language

The success of ethnic newspapers at a time when many mainstream newspapers are struggling to survive caught the attention of the Los Angeles Press Club, which hosted a panel discussion last Thursday on...

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Upcoming Events

Apr
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8:00 pm “The Immigrant” at the Sierra Ma... @ Sierra Madre Playhouse
“The Immigrant” at the Sierra Ma... @ Sierra Madre Playhouse
Apr 20 @ 8:00 pm – May 26 @ 8:00 pm
“The Immigrant,” a play by Mark Harelik is set in rural, central Texas in 1909, as a young, Russian-Jewish immigrant settles in a small town, banana cart in tow, after having escaped from pogroms in[...]
May
20
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7:45 am American Legion Post 13 Charity ... @ Brookside Golf and Country Club
American Legion Post 13 Charity ... @ Brookside Golf and Country Club
May 20 @ 7:45 am
Pasadena’s American Legion Post 13 sponsors a charity golf tournament to benefit a newly planned VA health clinic to be located in Pasadena. Golfers receive unlimited range balls, a shared cart, golf shirts, attendance at[...]
12:00 pm Museums of the Arroyo Day @ Various Locations
Museums of the Arroyo Day @ Various Locations
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
A large number of area museums are open to the public for free, from noon to 5 p.m. Museums include the Gamble House, Heritage Square Museum, the Los Angeles Police Museum, Pasadena Museum of History,[...]
2:00 pm Susan Whitfield Book Discussion ... @ The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Susan Whitfield Book Discussion ... @ The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
May 20 @ 2:00 pm
Author Susan Whitfield, in conversation with Peter Sellars discusses her book, “Silk, Slaves and Stupas: Material Culture of the Silk Road” at 2 p.m. Free, but visit huntington.org/calendar for reservations and tickets.
2:30 pm Tuesday Musicale Second Sunday C... @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
Tuesday Musicale Second Sunday C... @ Pasadena Public Library Central Branch
May 20 @ 2:30 pm
The Musicale’s Second Sunday concert is held on the third Sunday this month, featuring Tuesday Musicale Juniors competition winners performing works by Chopin, Bernstein, Bach, Elger, Tchaikovsky, Liszt, Ravel and others, starting at 2:30 p.m.[...]

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