Tag: Arcadia

Women Are Stronger Together
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Women Are Stronger Together

Part 1: Learning from the women of the quilting guild By Danelle Woodman, Editorial Intern Tucked away in Arcadia, female quilters uphold a longstanding American tradition Marilyn Brisendine describes as an art that is being lost to us. In a conversation of the Wandering Foot Quilt Guild she’s been a part of for 15-17 years,…

A Local Landmark: Making History at The Derby
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A Local Landmark: Making History at The Derby

By Brianna Chu The current owner of the local Arcadian landmark and restaurant, the Derby, doesn’t really put his name out there. Dustin Nicholarsen prefers to be behind-the-scenes, half curating a museum and half running a restaurant that he actually loves to eat at, as he puts it. He is well-versed in the restaurant’s storied…

March 8 – March 14
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March 8 – March 14

Your weekly events EDITOR’S PICK ArtNight Pasadena at multiple museums throughout the city, March 8 from 6-10 p.m. (Pasadena, CA 91101, 91103, 91105). The city’s most prominent museums and cultural institutions open their doors and offer special programming. Complimentary shuttles are brought in to transport visitors around to different venues. Admission to all participating museums…

Historical Legacies of Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre Women
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Historical Legacies of Arcadia, Monrovia, Pasadena and Sierra Madre Women

By Danelle Woodman and Isabelle Cruz Women’s History Month started off as a week-long celebration in March declared by President Jimmy Carter in 1980. According to National Women’s History Alliance, in 1987 Congress declared the whole month of March as Women’s History Month in honor and recognition of the “extraordinary achievements of American women.” This…

Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists
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Arcadia and Pasadena High School Students Selected as Scholarship Semi-Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program announced approximately 16,000 high school semi-finalists yesterday, with 40 of them coming from the Arcadia and Pasadena school districts. The Arcadia school district has 23 semi-finalists coming from Arcadia High School. The remaining 17 semi-finalists are from the Pasadena school district: one from La Salle High School, two from Maranatha…

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July 6 – July 12

EDITOR’S PICK Summer Concert at Library Park, July 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. (321 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016). Enjoy an evening of Motown jams courtesy of The Tom Nolan Band. This event is free. For more information, contact the Public Services Department at (626) 256-8246. –MONROVIA Your weekly events July 6 Flavor of Thai…

June 29 – July 5
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June 29 – July 5

Your weekly events EDITOR’S PICK AmericaFest Presented by Honda at the Rose Bowl, July 4 from 2-9:30 p.m. (1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena, CA 91103).  The 92nd annual AmericaFest will display more than a ton of fireworks; don’t miss the Family Fun Zone or the thrilling motorcycle stunts. Tickets are priced at $15 for general…

Mr. 335, Larry Carlton, Takes to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center
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Mr. 335, Larry Carlton, Takes to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center

  By Terry Miller Mr. 335 [a reference to the ubiquitous Gibson ES 335 semi-acoustic Guitar and also his recording studio’s moniker] is arguably the foremost jazz/rock/blues guitar player working today. To see him live is truly magnificent. From an early age, Carlton has delighted listeners with his melodic and impeccable style that is instantly…

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