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Opera Animata Goes GOCAAP – Cxled

Opera Animata Goes GOCAAP – Cxled
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How does one preserve an art form that’s over 500 years old? How does one maintain the interest of current audiences and for modern sensibilities? What if the art form to be preserved is opera and the vehicle for restoring its popularity and significance in today’s world is an opera à la…a beauty pageant? Opera Animata made its […]

Bark for Life

Bark for Life

The day has gone to the dogs quite literally. On Sunday, March 30th, Library Park in Monrovia will be swarming with canines as they and their owners walk, eat, learn, laugh, and raise money to fight cancer. Humans and canines who are survivors of cancer, as well as therapy dogs will be honored with an […]

March 4 Balance

March 4 Balance

“Over the past four years, we have lost five Monrovians under the age of 24 to suicide,” states Ulises Gutierrez, Y-Life Project Director and Campaign Coordinator of March4Balance, Monrovia Healing Connections. “We can’t all be health professionals, but all of us should learn how to respond when someone needs help.” “Four of five youths who attempt […]

Opera Animata: Serving Extra Creepy

Opera Animata:  Serving Extra Creepy

He’s considered to be one of the greatest English composers. It is speculated that his first work was an ode for King Charles II in 1668. He was appointed organist of Westminster Abbey and in a five year span, he “supplied music for more than 40 plays.” His harmonies can be heard in The Who’s […]

A Garden Tea for Literacy

A Garden Tea for Literacy

Sitting in a garden on a lovely Spring afternoon reading a good book. Putting down the book to take a sip of your tea, then picking up your journal to write a few lines. To many people, inserting themselves into this scene would be like experiencing a little piece of heaven. Unfortunately, for too many […]

Free Summer Concerts: The Roster

Free Summer Concerts: The Roster

We’ve entered the dog days of summer, which means three more weeks of free summer concerts. The San Gabriel Valley is packed with ’em; here’s the roster. See you on the green! Altadena Every Saturday, 7 p.m. Farnsworth Park, 568 E Mt. Curve Ave. Aug 13th Lisa Haley & the Zydekats (Zydeco) Aug 20th The […]

Vanity Room

Vanity Room

A salon and boutique combined, Vanity Room is like a trip to your best friend’s closet. Tiny and comforting, the boutique is a breath of fresh air from the hustle and bustle of malls and even the grander boutiques around town. Since it’s so tiny, the owner focuses on buying hip items that you can […]

Melkon Khosrovian, Organic Spirits Maker

Melkon Khosrovian, Organic Spirits Maker

Organic is not the first word that comes to mind when one thinks of alcohol, but as Melkon Khosrovian and Litty Mathew of Greenbar Collective in Monrovia know, and as I learned from just one taste of their complex and refreshing hibiscus liqueur, it really is the way to go. A couple with a shared […]

Monrovia

Monrovia

Small Town U.S.A The Facts What It Is: A fourteen-square-mile city bordered by the San Gabriel Mountains to the north, Pasadena to the west, Arcadia to the south and Azusa to the east Population: 37,996 Ethnic Diversity: Primarily Caucasian and Hispanic, but also 9% African-American and 7% Asian, the latter of which is oddly small […]

Teri & Yaki

Teri & Yaki

Also known as Himeko Chicken, these two cafés make an addictive teriyaki chicken served with chow mein and rice. The sides (sprout salad, seasoned spinach, garlic noodles) are tasty. You can eat here, but we usually get it to go; it’s good party chow, too. 319 S. Arroyo Pkwy., Pasadena, 626.683.9865, teriandyaki.com, Asian. L & […]

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