NEW LITERARY TALENT The Pasadena Museum of California Art, 490 E. Union St., Pasadena, offers free admission from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight with a free program by Red Hen Press featuring some of Southern California’s most talented Latino writers reading from their works from 6 to 7 p.m. No RSVP required. Call (626) 568-3665 or visit pmcaonline.org. BASEBALL BUZZ The Baseball Reliquary hosts the panel discussion “Baseball: A Global Pastime” at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, featuring former Major Leaguer Roger Repoz, author and historian Byron Motley and former...Read More
Author: John Sollenberger
Her voice is natural, full of blues and R&B expression, and her style has class reminiscent of greats including Dinah Washington, Little Esther, Billie Holiday and others. Whatever the song, Adrianna Marie, who appears Friday at Arcadia Blues Club with her band the Groove Cutters, does it justice — and then some. Those stellar qualities, along with her grooving band, are responsible for taking nominations in 2014 for the Blues Music Award’s Best New Artist Debut and that same year the Blues Blast Music Award in the same category. The acclaimed singer casts a musical spell over her audiences,...Read More
THURSDAY 9.21.17 The Blue Guitar at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena, features the Mark Goldenberg Trio at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $15 for table seating, $10 general admission. Visit blueguitar.club. FRIDAY 9.22.17 The Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, presents “’Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism,” a sequel to the hit comedy, “Late Nite Catechism,” starring Aubrey Manning. Manning’s character “Sister” offers hilarious lessons on the sacraments of marriage and last rites and includes her own version of “The Newlywed Game.” It opens at 8 p.m. Friday and continues...Read More
Date night Friday is an appropriate time for Pablo Cruise to play at The Rose. Their hits, including “Watcha Gonna Do When She Says Goodbye” and “Love Will Find A Way” were perfect romantic fare when the band was in its heyday back in the mid and late 1970s. It was in 1975 that Pablo Cruise hit the scene nationally with its first album on A&M Records, simply titled “Pablo Cruise.” While no one in the band is actually named Pablo Cruise, the group picked the name because “Pablo” represents an honest, down-to-Earth individual, and “Cruise” depicts the fictional...Read More
PASADENA, SOUTH PASADENA & ALTADENA The Blue Guitar Arroyo Seco Golf Course 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena blueguitar.club Thursday—Mark Goldenberg Trio The Boulevard Bar 3199 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena (626) 356-9304 blvdbar.com Fridays—Drag performances hosted by Tia Wanna every Friday Cabrera’s Mexican Cuisine 655 N. Lake Ave., Pasadena (626) 795-0230 cabreras.com Thursdays—Live jazz Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays—Karaoke Coffee Gallery Backstage 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena (626) 798-6236 coffeegallery.com Thursday—Roadhouse Series Glen Campbell tribute w/Patrick Carrico, Susan Sheller, Levi Petree, Coyote Moon, Neil Rosengarden and Chris Moshos Friday—The Ed Treeo; Maurice Tani Saturday—Ukulele Magic Jazz Trio Der Wolfskopf 72 N. Fair...Read More
THIS WEEKS COVER
- Winecats September 14, 2017
- Glenn C April 17, 2017
- Nome' March 30, 2017 on Café Birdie
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