Arts | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Tue, 22 Jan 2019 21:00:26 +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 Arts | Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 The KaleIDoscope Chamber Orchestra offers a refreshing new approach to performing classical music https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2019/01/17/the-kaleidoscope-chamber-orchestra-offers-a-refreshing-new-approach-to-performing-classical-music/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2019/01/17/the-kaleidoscope-chamber-orchestra-offers-a-refreshing-new-approach-to-performing-classical-music/#respond Thu, 17 Jan 2019 14:00:08 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=109027 Pasadena has long been home to great orchestras, with the Pasadena Symphony and POPS, the California Philharmonic, and Racael Worby’s MUSE/IQUE competing for the ears, hearts and wallets of Crown City music lovers. But for the past five years, an innovative but under-noticed ensemble has also been on the local scene, with the Kaleidoscope Chamber […]

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Lineage Performing Arts Center spotlights talents of those with Parkinson’s Disease Saturday https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2019/01/10/lineage-performing-arts-center-spotlights-talents-of-those-with-parkinsons-disease-saturday/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2019/01/10/lineage-performing-arts-center-spotlights-talents-of-those-with-parkinsons-disease-saturday/#respond Thu, 10 Jan 2019 14:10:29 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108860 Dealing with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease can be a daunting challenge to face, since the neurological disease slowly and relentlessly takes away all manner of basic motor skills from those who suffer with it. Yet, for the past eight years, the Pasadena-based Lineage Performing Arts Center has provided an innovative and effective way to […]

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2018 saw box-office records set with many terrific films https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2019/01/03/2018-saw-box-office-records-set-with-many-terrific-films/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2019/01/03/2018-saw-box-office-records-set-with-many-terrific-films/#respond Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:10:37 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108775 asians

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‘SNL’ stars Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon and Tim Meadows reteam for Funny or Die’s online Rose Parade commentary parody https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/27/snl-stars-will-ferrell-molly-shannon-and-tim-meadows-reteam-for-funny-or-dies-online-rose-parade-commentary-parody/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/27/snl-stars-will-ferrell-molly-shannon-and-tim-meadows-reteam-for-funny-or-dies-online-rose-parade-commentary-parody/#respond Thu, 27 Dec 2018 14:00:42 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108591 With 130 years of stunning floats and magical marching bands in its storied history, the Rose Parade has built up plenty of hallowed traditions. Among them was the colorful commentary of the hosting duo Bob Eubanks and Stephanie Edwards, who were the main human faces of the parade from 1982 to 2016 in the parade’s […]

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Veteran Altadena roots-rocker Mick McMains opens for The Motels Saturday at the Rose https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/20/veteran-altadena-roots-rocker-mick-mcmains-opens-for-the-motels-saturday-at-the-rose/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/20/veteran-altadena-roots-rocker-mick-mcmains-opens-for-the-motels-saturday-at-the-rose/#respond Thu, 20 Dec 2018 14:00:20 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108480 Mick McMains has known he would be a musician nearly his entire life. After all, his two older brothers were having a blast with their own rock bands ever since they were all growing up in Paris and Orange County as the sons of a career US diplomat. Now the three men play together as […]

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Radio play production of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at Pasadena Playhouse enhances core joys of Frank Capra’s iconic Christmas story https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/radio-play-production-of-its-a-wonderful-life-at-pasadena-playhouse-enhances-core-joys-of-frank-capras-iconic-christmas-story/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/radio-play-production-of-its-a-wonderful-life-at-pasadena-playhouse-enhances-core-joys-of-frank-capras-iconic-christmas-story/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:49 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108325 In the 1930s and ’40s, when the Golden Age of radio reached its apex, television was not yet a mainstream entity, and Americans struggling through the Depression and World War II congregated around radios to listen to favorite programs, entertainers like Jack Benny and Bing Crosby, and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s legendary fireside chats. By […]

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Get Your Own 12.13.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/get-your-own-12-13-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/get-your-own-12-13-18/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:01 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108330 HOLIDAY JAZZ A Pasadena Playhouse District Holiday Concert features jazz by Kira & the Major 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Vroman’s courtyard, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 744-0340 or visit playhousedistrict.org. CHRISTMAS JOY The Christmas Joy Concert is performed by choirs of all ages, handbells, the Modern Brass Quintet, […]

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Theater leaders hope broadcasts of the Bard’s timeless plays from London to American cinemas will spark interest in Pasadena productions https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/06/theater-leaders-hope-broadcasts-of-the-bards-timeless-plays-from-london-to-american-cinemas-will-spark-interest-in-pasadena-productions/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/06/theater-leaders-hope-broadcasts-of-the-bards-timeless-plays-from-london-to-american-cinemas-will-spark-interest-in-pasadena-productions/#respond Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:00:38 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108205 On this side of the Atlantic, we often hear of fabulous productions of Shakespearean plays being staged over on the West End and elsewhere in London, with renowned actors like Benedict Cumberbatch, who starred as “Hamlet” in 2015 at the National Theatre. Rarely are those shows revived in New York or LA, so unless we […]

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Petula Clark brings eight decades of entertainment success to The Rose https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/29/petula-clark-brings-eight-decades-of-entertainment-success-to-the-rose/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/29/petula-clark-brings-eight-decades-of-entertainment-success-to-the-rose/#respond Thu, 29 Nov 2018 14:15:00 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107987 petula clark

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Sierra Madre Playhouse brings back its smash hit production of ‘A Christmas Story’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/21/sierra-madre-playhouse-brings-back-its-smash-hit-production-of-a-christmas-story/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/11/21/sierra-madre-playhouse-brings-back-its-smash-hit-production-of-a-christmas-story/#respond Wed, 21 Nov 2018 17:27:44 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=107866 A Christmas Story

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