Category Archives: Theater

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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Broadway and Film Star Carol Channing Takes her Final Bow

Early this morning, B. Harlan Boll, publicist for Carol Channing, announced the actress’ passing at 2:31 this morning, January 15, 2019, of natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage. She was 97. “It is with extreme heartache, that I … Continue reading

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Where the Cool Kids will be on New Years Eve 2018

New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest nights for partying all around the world. It’s also not a bad night to curl up in your jammies with popcorn and watch the ball drop. If you aew looking for a … Continue reading

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‘Blue Surge’ Brings a Cool Autumn Breeze to the Marilyn Monroe Theatre

UPDATED: 11/17/18 1:45 p.m. This review features the “Blue Cast” with Eddie Alfano as Curt, Hope Quattrocki as Sandy, Steve Mize as Doug, Whitney Anderson as Beth, and Rosie Koocher as Heather. Intimate relationships are tricky, especially when opposites attract. … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Play About Marilyn Monroe Bares All

“But I’m the blonde!” announced Marilyn Monroe logically, when comparing her much lower pay to that of her brunette co-star, Jane Russell, for their smash hit, “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” (1953). Details such as that quote intriguingly flesh out the one-woman show … Continue reading

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High Class and Well-Appointed ‘Orient Express’ Arrives at the La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts

Director Sheldon Epps has brought to the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts a powerful piece that invites us onto the stage and into the mystery, without grabbing us by the collar and yanking, with Ken Ludwig’s adaptation of Agatha … Continue reading

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