Orchesis Dance show April 30-May 3


Arcadia High School's Orchesis Dance Company presents its annual show April 30 - May 3 at the new Arcadia Performing Arts Center. (Video teaser below... ) "Breath Of Life" consists of many dance styles including jazz, hip hop, modern, contemporary, and hula. Come see breathtaking dancing, listen to a great variety of music, and experience the drama, storytelling, and daring displays of athleticism. Show times are 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, … [Read more...]

Play Station mall opening


A big new "Play Space" for kids is opening on the Promenade of the Westfield Santa Anita mall this weekend. An official public grand opening of Play Space will be held from 12 noon - 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, featuring fun children’s activities including balloon artist, face painter, caricaturist, great music and more. More information at Westfield Santa Anita's Facebook page. … [Read more...]

JFed final Arcadia performance


The Cultural Arts Program of the Jewish Federation of the Greater San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys presents its final theatrical performance at its current location in Arcadia Aprl 5-19 before relocating the center. The JFed Players community theater company present “In the Beginning,” the greatest story never told. The first five books of the Bible get a good-natured ribbing in this hysterical musical tribute to all of those ordinary, everyday … [Read more...]

Rita’s Italian Ice grand opening


After a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday afternoon, the new Rita's Italian Ice in the retail strip of shops new Pavilions behind L.A. Fitness will have a grand opening ceremony from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, April 4, featuring free Ice all day. Be sure to also try out the Gelati and Custard and many other treats offered... … [Read more...]

Baldwin closed Saturday


Baldwin Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic between the 210 Freeway and Huntington Drive from 7:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. this Saturday, April 5, in order to accommodate Santa Anita’s 20th annual Derby Day 5k Run & Walk. Accordingly, Santa Anita’s Gate 8, which adjoins the Westfield Santa Anita shopping mall on Baldwin Ave., and Gate 7, at the track’s northeast end, will also be closed to vehicles during the same time frame. Vehicles … [Read more...]