Category Archives: Theater

St. Patrick’s Day Without so Much Green Beer and Vomit

Written with Monique A. LeBleu. Would you like to enjoy St Patrick’s Day with a family-friendly event, or at least get through the holiday without anyone throwing up on your shoes? We have sought out events where the main event … Continue reading

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POP’s The Magic Flute Has Three Lives Left

Pacific Opera Project’s production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute received an enthusiastic reception on opening night, Saturday, March 2nd, at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. The show’s Nintendo-inspired staging and English libretto was replete with  metacritical gags relating … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras 2019: Where to Laissez Lais Bon Temps Rouler

Mardi Gras is a Catholic tradition, a last chance to enjoy all of the foods that are forbidden during four-week ritual fasting of Lent. It is also your last chance to really kick up your heels before the somber Lenten … Continue reading

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‘Pacific Opera Project’ Gives ‘The Magic Flute’ a 1-Up in North Hollywood

Pacific Opera Project’s 2019 season kicks off with a new production of Mozart’s beloved “The Magic Flute,” onstage from March 2-10, 2019, at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood. The opera, with its fantastical plot and characters, has always sparked … Continue reading

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Bob Baker Day Comes to the Los Angeles State Historic Park this Saturday, February 23, 2019

Although the Bob Baker Marionette Theatre has found new Digs, the 5th annual Bob Baker Day is still scheduled to celebrate what would be Bob Baker’s 95th birthday on  February 23, 2019 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park. The 5th … Continue reading

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The Bob Baker Marionette Theatre Announces its New Permanent Home in Highland Park

Ever since the Bob Baker Marionette Theatre closed the doors of its humble off-the-beaten-path cinderblock theater on first street late last year, the troupe has been on the road, appearing at various events and locations like the Pasadena Playhouse and the … Continue reading

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Events to Honor and Celebrate Black History Month

Black History is World History. Black History Parade and Festival in Altadena & Pasadena February 16, 2019   10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  FREE The 37th annual Black History Parade and Festival will begin at 10 a.m. at Charles White … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2019 Get Out of That Rut!

Not Another Candlelit Dinner! Had enough of overpriced, predictable “romantic” dinners? Break out of your rut with these exciting Valentine’s Day Activities! Since Valentine’s Day this year is on a Thursday, there are also events on the weekends before and … Continue reading

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The ’10th Annual Edwardian Ball’ Returns to Multi-Level Landmark ‘Fonda’

From lovers of the Neo-Victorian and Edwardian era—the latter the reign of Britain’s King Edward VII, to lovers of All-Things-Edward Gorey—that is, the author, illustrator, and designer, Edward St. John Gorey of the Gashleycrumb Tinies and “PBS Mystery!” intro fame. The Edwards … Continue reading

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Usher in the Year of the Pig at LA’s Chinese New Year Festivals

The Chinese Lunar New Year in LA has always been a no-brainer. Just head on over to Chinatown for their annual Golden Dragon Parade and festival. But this year it seems like everybody is trying to horn in on the … Continue reading

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