Blues Fest at Santa Anita Sept. 5-6

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A two-day Blues music festival featuring a tribute to B.B. King and a performance by Grammy Award-nominated Barbara Morrison will be held at Santa Anita Park Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 5-6 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Food and thematic drinks such as MADCatfish Mimosas, Margaritas, Bloody Marys and Metropolitans will be offered for sale at the iconic Santa Anita horse track, 285 West Huntington Drive in Arcadia throughout the First Anual Southern … [Read more...]

Fresh off Boat actors at 626 market

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626 Night Market gets one final hurrah for the 2015 season with old favorites and new omnomnoms and purchases just waiting to be Instagrammed. The last of this year’s triannual three­-day flagship events at the famous Santa Anita Park will take place during Labor Day Weekend Sept. 4-6 with extended hours on Sunday, running 4 p.m. - 1 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Based off the famed night bazaars of Asia, 626 Night Market is the original … [Read more...]

Ella and Nat at the Pops Aug. 22

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The Pasadena Symphony and Pops bring the songs of Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole to the L.A. County Arboretum in Arcadia on Saturday, August 22, 2015. Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole were two of the most iconic American singers. Now their songbooks come to life with “Mona Lisa,” “Unforgettable,” “When I Fall In Love,” “Lady Be Good,” “How High the Moon,” “Body and Soul,” “Mr. Paganini,” “In A Sentimental Mood,” and more. Gates Open at … [Read more...]

Pianist at Cal Phil finale Aug. 22

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Southern California music lovers have one more opportunity to experience the magic of Maestro Victor Vener and his world-class orchestra this weekend during the California Philharmonic 2015 summer season finale, Postcards From Abroad. The highly-anticipated concert, which is packed with riveting entertainment and awe-inspiring performances, takes place on Saturday August 22 at Santa Anita Race Track. Concert-goers will travel to Europe … [Read more...]

20,000 enjoy 626 Night Market lasers

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While many Arcadia residents left town on July 4 to find a colorful celebration of Independence Day, about 20,000 people, mostly from other cites, swarmed to Arcadia to see three laser light shows at the second of three weekend evenings of the 626 Night Market at Santa Anita Park. The first half-hour show got started about a half-hour late at 9:30 p.m. Smoke machines were pumping out banks of fog from the statue of Seabiscuit to the stage … [Read more...]

July 4 laser shows at 626 Market

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Arcadia may have a ban on fireworks but the 626 Night Market will offer a dazzling alternative three times Saturday night -- a Laser Extravaganza ​and DJ Set at 9 p.m., 10:30 p.m., and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4th. 626 Night Market begins its fourth season this Friday through Sunday, July 3-5, with the first of its tri-annual three-­day flagship events at Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive in Arcadia. The 626 Night Market season … [Read more...]

60-plus amazing Carcadia vehicles

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For the second month in a row more than 55 cool cars -- 60 this month -- turned out for the monthly Carcadia @Route 66 on May 24, 2015 from more than a dozen cities as far away as Burbank, Diamond Bar and Covina. Among the myriad vehicles were two vintage Panteras, several classic and brand new Corvettes, Barracudas, Mustangs, and Camaros, as well as a row of four-wheel drive trucks, a couple of 50 year-old Rancheros, and newer model BMWs, … [Read more...]

BMW at Santa Anita Super Saturday

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BMW Monrovia will be offering the best area on Saturday (June 27, 2015) to enjoy a jam-packed day at the Santa Anita Park horse race track. Get the first public look at American Pharoah since winning the Triple Crown while getting an up-close look at the most amazing BMWs. RSVP by calling 844-261-0298 to enjoy complimentary food, wine, beer, soft drinks and hear the great music of Taste of Arcadia band favorite Lounge-O-Rama (enter Gate #6 off … [Read more...]