Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com Greater Pasadena's Free News and Entertainment Weekly Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:25:07 +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 Pasadena Weekly https://www.pasadenaweekly.com 32 32 136211528 Flick Finder 12.13.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/14/flick-finder-12-13-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/14/flick-finder-12-13-18/#respond Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:08:56 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108403 SHOWTIMES Friday Dec. 14 to Thursday Dec. 20   Note: Times are p.m., and daily, unless otherwise indicated.  All times are subject to change without notice. PASADENA Academy 6 1003 E Colorado Bl, (626) 229-9400. Call theater for titles and showtimes. iPic theaters at One Colorado Pasadena 42 Miller Alley, (626) 639-2260. Bumblebee Thurs. only, 5, […]

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Bulletin Board 12.13.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/bulletin-board-12-13-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/bulletin-board-12-13-18/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:21:05 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108367 Holiday Helpers Rusnak and Starbucks collect toys for Hillsides kids Rusnak/Pasadena Audi in Old Pasadena is collecting holiday toys for Hillsides, a Southern California foster care and mental health organization. Visitors are invited to drop off unwrapped toys in collection boxes on display in the Audi showroom until Christmas Eve. “The Rusnak family has supported […]

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Shawerma Masters and Me + Crepe create an adventurous dining experience https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/shawerma-masters-and-me-crepe-create-an-adventurous-dining-experience/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/shawerma-masters-and-me-crepe-create-an-adventurous-dining-experience/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:55:46 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108364 In the last couple of months, Pasadena and its surrounding cities have seen a surge in Asian fusion restaurants. But while Asian cuisine is always welcome with open arms, I was craving something different. With the company of my sister (I seem to have a pattern going with family meals here) we surprisingly and rather […]

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Kermit the Frog leads an eclectic cast in the Christmas panto musical ‘The Wonderful Winter of Oz’ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/kermit-the-frog-leads-an-eclectic-cast-in-the-christmas-panto-musical-the-wonderful-winter-of-oz/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/kermit-the-frog-leads-an-eclectic-cast-in-the-christmas-panto-musical-the-wonderful-winter-of-oz/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:56 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108316 Imagine if “The Wizard of Oz” took place on Christmas Eve and had Dorothy swept away by a freak blizzard rather than a tornado. Now picture that when Dorothy lands in Oz, she and the Munchkins and witches and talking lion, scarecrow and tin man all sing songs by 1980s superstar pop acts ranging from […]

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Letters 12.13.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/letters-12-13-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/letters-12-13-18/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:54 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108356 GO GREEN Our nation is slowly destroying the future of the planet. Carbon dioxide emissions are heating up the planet and we are just beginning to see the disastrous effects in worsening hurricanes, droughts, fires and the extinction of species. A recent Trump administration report shows that we are facing a 10 percent decline in […]

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Former VP would bring a lot of baggage to the 2020 presidential race https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/former-vp-would-bring-a-lot-of-baggage-to-the-2020-presidential-race/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/former-vp-would-bring-a-lot-of-baggage-to-the-2020-presidential-race/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:54 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108353 Former Vice President Joe Biden is having the time of his life teasing us with his apparent willingness to go toe-to-toe with President Trump in 2020. The prospect of a Biden presidential run has been an idea fed by lot of big-name Democrats who are absolutely convinced Biden is the only one who can beat […]

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This Modern World 12.13.18 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/this-modern-world-12-13-18/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/this-modern-world-12-13-18/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:53 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108361 The post This Modern World 12.13.18 appeared first on Pasadena Weekly.

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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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Pasadena officials will soon be accepting permit applications for commercial cannabis businesses https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/pasadena-officials-will-soon-be-accepting-permit-applications-for-commercial-cannabis-businesses/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/pasadena-officials-will-soon-be-accepting-permit-applications-for-commercial-cannabis-businesses/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:42 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108339 Following the statewide legalization of recreational cannabis by California voters in 2016, Pasadena officials are finally ready to accept applications for permits for those who wish to operate legal commercial cannabis dispensaries in the city. In June, Pasadena voters approved Measure CC, which lifted the city’s self-imposed ban on cannabis dispensaries, with nearly 60 percent […]

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Rep. Adam Schiff, incoming chair of the House Intelligence Committee, discusses the Democrats’ plans once they take control of the House of Representatives next month https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/rep-adam-schiff-incoming-chair-of-the-house-intelligence-committee-discusses-the-democrats-plans-once-they-take-control-of-the-house-of-representatives-next-month/ https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/2018/12/13/rep-adam-schiff-incoming-chair-of-the-house-intelligence-committee-discusses-the-democrats-plans-once-they-take-control-of-the-house-of-representatives-next-month/#respond Thu, 13 Dec 2018 14:00:42 +0000 https://www.pasadenaweekly.com/?p=108335 President Donald Trump’s political life will drastically change come Jan. 3 when Democrats take control of the House of Representatives in the 116th Congress. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), whose district includes part of Pasadena, will become the chair of the House Intelligence Committee. A former federal prosecutor, Schiff has vowed to follow up on the […]

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