Scene in LA

By Steve ZALL and Sid FISH November 2021   COVID-19 cases are on the decline in the Southern California area, and those theaters that survived the shutdown have reopened or will soon be opening. This is all good news, but COVID protocols are still in place, so in order to attend performances proof of vaccination […]

Lightwave Comes to Glendale

Lightwave, a temporary and interactive light art installation, will join the community of Downtown Glendale through Nov. 12. Designed to honor the physical distance needed to maintain and promote the health and well-being of the public, Lightwave requires community involvement to tell the story of how physical distance refuses to interrupt social connection during the […]

Pinkel’s ‘You Can’t Arrest an Idea’ Comes to Glendale

Glendale Library, Arts and Culture and ReflectSpace Gallery presents “You Can’t Arrest an Idea,” an exhibition by Sheila Pinkel, that brings together an important selection of the artist’s social and political work never before shown together. Sheila Pinkel is an American visual artist, activist and educator who has been creating engaged political and socially conscious […]

Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series at the Artsakh Paseo

The final outdoor concert of the 2021 222 East Concert Series is on Oct. 30 and features the Igor Kogan Quintet. Igor Kogan is a jazz artist, bassist, composer and bandleader. He has performed at prestigious venues and festivals in U.S., Canada and Europe, including Jazz at Lincoln Center and Steinway Hall (New York), Bern […]

Zoo Holiday Lights Return

LA’s brightest holiday tradition returns on Nov. 19 for the 2021-22 season with a wild wonderland of light featuring handcrafted and new high-tech attractions. Among these are glowing light animals including tigers, lions, macaws, monkeys, meerkats and flamingos “decorating” the Zoo; musical elements including a sound tracked LED lightshow; interactive elements like a voice-activated “sound […]

Glendale Noon Concerts Welcomes Violinist Philip Vaiman and Pianist Maksim Velichkin

Glendale Noon Concerts Welcomes Violinist Philip Vaiman and Pianist Maksim Velichkin

On Wednesday, Nov. 3 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 Ysaye, Velichkin and Schnittke on a Facebook stream and YouTube. The program includes Eugene Ysaye “Sonata No. 4” for violin solo, Maksim Velichkin, piano improvisation and Alfred Schnittke, […]

Family Free Day at the Lanterman House

The Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation will celebrate the native landscape of the Crescenta Cañada Valley with a free outside event at the Lanterman House on Sunday, Nov. 7 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. The event will kick off with an opening Land Acknowledgment provided by Tina Calderon, Culture Bearer of Gabrielino Tongva and Chumash […]

‘Spooktacular’ Fun at Descanso Gardens ‘Carved’ Experience

‘Spooktacular’ Fun at Descanso Gardens ‘Carved’ Experience

By Lori BODNAR There’s a new haunt in town for “spooktacular” fall fun! Carved is a family-friendly event that includes intricately carved pumpkins, autumn decorations and brilliant lights nestled within the beauty of nature outdoors at Descanso Gardens. The Carved experience is on view nightly from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. through the month of […]

Rolling Stones Pay Tribute to Charlie Watts at SoFi Stadium

By Bethany BROWN The Rolling Stones paid tribute to late drummer and friend of nearly six decades Charlie Watts on Oct. 14 at SoFi Stadium. This marked the band’s first performance at the newly built Rams/Chargers stadium and its first return to LA since Watts’ death. The No Filter tour, which was previously delayed due […]

Awards Gala Recognizes Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers and Illustrators

Author Services, Inc. and Galaxy Press will present the 36th and 37th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement Awards Gala on Oct. 22 celebrating the winners of the Writers and Illustrators Contests, honoring 26 writers and 24 illustrators from around the world for their excellence in the genres of science fiction and fantasy. The awards show […]