Big Bad Voodoo Daddy March 27


UPDATE: March 27 FOOD TRUCKS OPEN AT 6PM Tacos ... Sliders .. Salads Seating Available on the Shady Side of the Building We look forward to seeing you tonight at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center for the Big Bad Voodoo Daddy concert! We invite you to enjoy dinner before the show. The food trucks listed below will be serving a delicious array of salads, sliders, sandwiches, tacos and burritos with seating on the shady side of the building … [Read more...]

Santa Anita 75th Seabiscuit party


Update Feb. 27: Due to threat of rain, this event has been postponed indefintely. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the mighty Seabiscuit’s win in the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap, Santa Anita Park has announced that it will host a post race screening of the 2003 blockbuster hit movie “Seabiscuit” following the races on Saturday, Feb. 28. The film, which was shot at the Santa Anita track and went on to be nominated for seven Academy … [Read more...]

Albert Einstein at Library Feb. 10


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


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


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...]

Accordion and sax hit high notes

Nick Ariondo (right)

Back by popular demand, classical composer and accordionist Nick Ariondo entertained more than 100 attendees at the most recent classical Kaleidoscope concert Wednesday, Nov. 19, presented by the Arcadia Public Library Foundation. The personable Ariondo offered amusing and informative anecdotes about many of the 12 numbers he played, ranging from concertos by such disprate composers as Vivaldi and  Artie Shaw to a Benny Goodman finale … [Read more...]

Three Dog Night, Four Tops Jan. 10


Update 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 10: 150 remaining Rear Orchestra Seats for Three Dog Night only $49.50 today! Buy here. Doors open at 7 p.m; concert begins promptly at 8pm. There is no opening act. Limited VIP Parking is available for $5 in the parking lot adjacent to the PAC at Campus Drive and El Monte. Free parking is available in the parking lot off of El Monte Ave. near Duarte Rd. Additional free parking is available on the streets … [Read more...]