AHS Pops Concert May 19-20, Arboretum

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In the tradition of outdoor concerts at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Arcadia High School is proud to present its 57th annual Pops Concerts under the stars at 6 p.m. May 19 and 20. Come listen to the nationally renowned Arcadia High School bands and orchestras in one of Arcadia's most beautiful locations, the Wedding Garden. Gates adjacent to Ayres Hall will open at 5 p.m. Dessert and drinks will be available for sale. … [Read more...]

Doo Wop Extravaganza at APAC June 6

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Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation concludes its 2015 Season with Dick Fox’s Doo Wop Extravaganza at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 6. The show is a celebration of Doo-wop, the iconic sound that caused a sensation in the 1950s and early 1960s. The program features Lou Christie (“Lightin’ Strikes,” “The Gypsy Cried”); The Fleetwoods (“Come Softly To Me,” “Mr. Blue”); David Somerville, lead singer of The Diamonds (“Little Darlin’," “Why Do Fools Fall in … [Read more...]

Muppet Sing-Along May 16


Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation continues its 2015 Season with Heather Henson’s Sing-A-Long with The Muppet Movie at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 16. Join the fun as the IBEX Puppetry Sing-A-Long crew, including Heather Henson, brings elements of the film to life for the audience via puppetry, kiting, and shadow acting. Children and adults alike are urged to yell out famous lines, blow bubbles, dance in the aisles, and of course, sing along with the … [Read more...]

Historical Society skit May 28


The Arcadia Historical Society will present its third skit in recent months at the General member dinner meeting on May 28 featuring volunteer Society board members playing characters portraying a time in American hsitory as written by Society Vice President Carol Libby. The program at Prince Erik Hall at 2607 S. Santa Anita Avenue (behind Arcadia Congregational Church) will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28. with a short meeting agenda … [Read more...]

Arcadian stars in “Love Arcadia”


Anthony Ma says he was born (1988) and raised in Arcadia. He has had a recurring role in this season's hit TV series "Scandal" and this week he is the romantic lead in a movie playing in the Los Angeles Asia Pacific Film Festival called "Love Arcadia." In only its second film festival so far, the film made its debut tonight (Wednesday, April 27) at the Downtown Independent in front of a nearly full house of about 200 enthusiastic attendees. (It … [Read more...]

Beauty and Beast May 9-10


Southern California’s premiere professional ballet company, Inland Pacific Ballet (IPB), celebrating its 20th season, presents Beauty and the Beast, a breathtaking full-length ballet based on the time-honored fairy tale at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center at 2 p.m. on May 9 and 10. Tickets, starting at $34 with senior/child/group discounts are available online at ipballet.org. A creative interpretation of this universal story of inner … [Read more...]

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...]