Velichkin, Vaiman to Perform at Glendale Noon Concerts

On Wednesday, June 1 at 12:10 p.m., the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts program will be streamed. Violinist Philip Vaiman and pianist Maksim Velichkin will perform works by Taneyev, Velichkin and Shostakovich on a Facebook stream and YouTube, with guest pianist Diana Volman. Upcoming concerts will be updated at http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com. On the program is Sergei Taneyev, […]

After the Plague Comes the Renaissance … Faire

After the Plague Comes the Renaissance … Faire

By Charly SHELTON  After two years off due to a massive plague, the Renaissance Pleasure Faire has returned to the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area in Irwindale. The classic festival brought back much of the charm and fun of the Faire from years past, while not escaping the plague without its scars. For repeat guests […]

Strike Up the Band for a Night of Fun Benefitting Local Students

Strike Up the Band for a Night of Fun Benefitting Local Students

By Justin HAGER The La Crescenta Presbyterian Church has gathered musical talent from across the region for a fundraiser, being held this Sunday, May 15 at 2 p.m., supporting students in higher education of all ages. Touted as a high energy variety show, “Strike Up the Band!” will feature a 10-piece band and vocalists performing […]

DINING SPOTLIGHT

DINING SPOTLIGHT

Entrepreneur/Chef/Pop-Up Guru Yonatan Chaitchik Curates A New Immersive Insiders Food Experience Talented young tastemaker superstar Yonatan Chaitchik has embarked on a new culinary model in the foodie mecca of New York City. Monday NYC is a pop-up event. Yonatanis changing what a day off looks like. He selects groups of chefs, sommeliers and hospitality professionals, hosting delicious food […]

Pure Joy and Hilarity Planned at OUAT

Pure Joy and Hilarity Planned at OUAT

By Robin GOLDSWORTHY The pandemic resulted in changes throughout the country – but not all were negative. Take for example the “book club show” that kids’ author Mac Barnett launched in March 2020. The Instagram-based, story time variety show held at noon captured the attention of the younger set who watched Barnett, and later his […]

Audience Hollers for Holland

La Crescenta resident Suzette Van Sleeuwen eyes a poster of actress-writer Holland Taylor as “Ann” at the Pasadena Playhouse. The play follows the life of the late Texas governor Ann Richards. Taylor was given a standing ovation at the Saturday, April 23 matinee. The popular play had audience members asking for an extension of the […]

Cirque du Soleil ‘OVO’ Amazes

Cirque du Soleil ‘OVO’ Amazes

By Charly SHELTON Cirque de Soleil has come to Los Angeles once again bringing the new show “Ovo” to Microsoft Theater audiences. Cirque du Soleil is known for the death defying stunts of acrobatics and various circus-like performances set to beautiful music, all with a specialized theme per show. This show is themed to the […]

Violinist Ken Aiso and Pianist Valeria Morgovskaya to Perform for Glendale Noon Concerts

On Wednesday, May 4 at 12:10 p.m., the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts program will be streamed. Violinist Ken Aiso and pianist Valeria Morgovskaya will perform works by Vivaldi, Davitashvili, Barvinsky and Saint-Saens on a Facebook stream and YouTube. Upcoming concerts will be updated at http://glendalenoonconcerts.blogspot.com. Streaming will be the duo recital of Ken Aiso on […]

Gus & Andy’s Opens in Montrose

Gus & Andy’s Opens in Montrose

By Charly SHELTON Rocky Cola Café has been closed for what feels like forever. The iconic restaurant sat empty at the entrance of Montrose Shopping Park while refurbishments, reevaluation, refiguring and reconnoitering were carried on for nearly a decade. But finally, passers-by noticed exterior work being done to restore the original entrance façade and the […]

‘Masao and the Bronze Nightingale’ at CASA 0101

‘Masao and the Bronze Nightingale’ at CASA 0101

CASA 0101 Theater, in association with the Japanese American National Museum, will present the world premiere of “Masao and the Bronze Nightingale,” written by Dan Kwong and Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara, based on a short story written by Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara, directed by Dan Kwong and starring Michael Sasaki as Masao Imoto and Angela Oliver. In […]