Albert Einstein at Library Feb. 10

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The incomparable Duffy Hudson will once again entertain, delight and inform us with his appearance as the brilliant Albert Einstein. Duffy Hudson's one-man show portraying the genius and personality of Albert Einstein will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, at the Arcadia Public Library, 20 W. Duarte Road, Arcadia, Ca. Admission will be free to members of the Friends of the Arcadia Public Library. Tickets for non-members will cost $10 -- … [Read more...]

Free Library concert Feb. 4

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A program of classical music by composers Ernest Chausson and Joseph Haydn called Spiritual Virtuosity is on tap for the next Classical Kaleidoscope Concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Feb. 4, 2015, in the Cay Mortenson Auditorium of the Arcadia Public Library 20 W. Duarte Rd., Arcadia. This latest in the annual series of free concerts sponsored by the volunteer non-profit Arcadia Public Library Foundation, once again features a program by violinist … [Read more...]

One Three Dog-gone good Night

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Three Dog Night singer Danny Hutton noted to the audience at Arcadia Performing Arts Center Saturday that in the mid-1960s he and co-founder Cory Wells began their rock band career by playing at high schools. And here they were, nearly half-a-century later, back at a high school campus again on Jan. 10, 2015. The L.A.-based band was playing to an enthusiastic and appreciative crowd of more than 1,000 mostly baby boomers, many of whom … [Read more...]

Santa Anita opens Friday: chefs, free entry

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Update 8 p.m. Dec. 26: Opening day attendance at Santa Anita’s was 40,810, including 10,000 who enjoyed the free infield admission program. On-track attendance was up 33 percent over last year and was the largest opening day gathering since 2011. All sources handle of $17,026,448 represented a healthy 29 percent hike over 2013, while the on-track handle of $3,431,886 was up 11 percent over a year ago, according to track officials. The 78th … [Read more...]

Westfield Winter Wonderland Dec. 14

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Westfield Santa Anita will host its annual Winter Wonderland party this Sunday, Dec. 14, from 4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. at the Promenade. This year the center will treat guests to fun festivities, activities and goodies including an ice rink decked out with artificial snow, arts and crafts for kids, live music, hot cocoa, a dessert bar, and live entertainment. The Boys and Girls Club of the Foothills will perform Christmas songs and the Pasadena … [Read more...]

Giant screen movies at Christmas Market

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Highlights from Christmas movies on a giant screen will be one of the additions the final two weeks at the Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market from 5-9 p.m. Saturdays, Dec. 13 and Dec. 20 on First Avenue in Downtown Arcadia. (No rain in the forecast for Saturday! -- Friday's storm to move out by late Friday.) The videos projected behind the return of the popular Lance and Gary Show band will feature inserted speech bubbles of amusing comments … [Read more...]

Video: Christmas Market debut a hit

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More than double the hundreds of attendees of last year enjoyed opening night of the second annual Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market Saturday, Dec. 6. Even more are expected this Saturday night, Dec. 13, when even more activities are planned. <Story continues below the following 2 1/2-minute video highlights in both YouTube and Flash video formats...> YouTube... Flash video... [flashvideo … [Read more...]

Christmas Market, Holiday Tree set-up

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Less than 24-hours before the debut of the second annual Downtown Arcadia Christmas Market on Saturday Dec. 6, from 5-9 p.m., City and event crews were working well into Friday night setting up signage and lighting and decorating street lamps, lighting wreaths at the Arcadia Transit Plaza where a holiday tree was also decorated and lighted along with two other trees...   … [Read more...]