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...]

Accordion and sax hit high notes

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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

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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...]

50% VIP price for AHS play

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Once again Arcadia's Best readers may get a 50% discount on the purchase of VIP tickets to the upcoming Arcadia Stage high school student production of "Alice in Wonderland" Nov. 20-22 at the new Performing Arts Center. There are still a limited number of VIP tickets remaining but they are nearly sold out for the final performance at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. So hurry to get your $30 VIP tickets for only $15 courtesy of Arcadia's Best and enjoy … [Read more...]

AHS play Nov 20-22: Alice Wonderland

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Arcadia High School is presenting its annual fall production at the Performing Arts Center Nov. 20-22. See details on flier and text summary below... For its fall play November 20-22, 2014, Arcadia Stage is proud to present a magical, modern-day version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, based on Eva Le Gallienne's and Florida Friebus' co-adaptation for Broadway. In this classic story, Alice ventures through a strange and curious … [Read more...]