Pasadena Society of Artists

The Pasadena Society of Artists (PSA) is proud to present its 87th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Creative Arts Center Gallery. Join us at the opening reception and awards presentation on Friday, Feb. 3, 7 p.m.—9 p.m. Eight awards will be presented during the opening reception. View 60 works of art selected by juror Meher McArthur and meet the professional artists who created their art especially for this exhibition. Meher McArthur said, “The superb quality and the wide range of styles and techniques of the submitted artwork made my job challenging but very enjoyable.”

The Creative Arts Center Gallery • 1100 West Clark Ave. • Feb. 3–23

 Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.—8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.—7 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Please contact the Gallery at (818) 238-5397 for additional information.


An Evening with Joan Rivers

Reprise Theatre Company presents “An Evening with Joan Rivers” for one performance only. Ticket sales from “An Evening with Joan Rivers” will benefit Reprise Theatre Company and support Reprise’s mission to produce musical theatre of the highest artistic quality and make this art form accessible to new audiences through education and outreach programs.

Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-nominated actress, best-selling author, playwright, screenwriter, motion picture director, columnist, lecturer, syndicated radio host, jewelry designer and cosmetic company entrepreneur, red carpet fashion laureate, businesswoman — and most importantly, a proud mother and grandmother.

UCLA’s Freud Playhouse • Monday, Jan. 30, 8 p.m.

For tickets, please call the UCLA Central Ticket Office at (310) 825-2101 or visit www.reprise.org.


Chamber Music at All Saints’

With John Walz on the cello and Edith Orloff on piano, this concert promises to be excellent. Selections include: Debussy – “Sonata for Cello and Piano”; Brahms – “Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano in E minor, Op. 38”; Martinu – “Sonata No. 1 for Cello and Piano”; and Chopin – “Introduction and Polonaise Brillante for Cello and Piano, Op. 3.” Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for students/seniors.

All Saints’ Church • 504 N. Camden Dr.?• Sunday, Jan. 29, 5 p.m.

For further information, call (310) 275-0123 ext. 112 or visit www.allsaintsbh.org.


Flag Football

Register now for five-man all-passing football leagues in San Fernando Valley, So Pasadena, and Van Nuys/Balboa Park (also Santa Fe Springs). Evening and weekend leagues begin late January and early February. Inter-league playoffs with neighboring counties. Call toll free at (877) 846-3178 or visit TopGunFlagFootball.com. Must be 18+ to play. Referees needed.


New Year, New You

The Core Beauty Workshop presents “New Year, New You” as you begin the New Year with a new look and a new attitude. From hair and make-up to skincare tips, personal reflection exercises and live makeover demonstrations, be guided through your own makeover experience as you ring in the New Year. Event will be hosted by the Core Beauty team founder and actress Holly Fulger, with celebrity make-up artist Melissa McNamara, and celebrity hairstylist Billy Lowe. Tuition is $75.

Address Given After Enrollment
Saturday, Jan. 28, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Register at corebeautyworkshop@gmail.com. For more information, visit www.corebeautyworkshop.com.


The Last Hippie: A Western Novel

Back for one night only, The Last Hippie: A Western Novel was one of the longest running shows of 2009. As part of the Whitefire Theatre’s 30th anniversary celebration, The Last Hippie: A Western Novel is a collection of monologues, written and performed by Vincent Mann. It asks the question, “What happened to the last of the baby boomers?” The first baby boomers changed the world: fought for civil rights, fought against the Vietnam War, fought old stereotypes and ways of thinking. But by the 1970s, the last of us had no cause to attach to, and few battles left to fight, yet yearned for meaning in the meaningless ‘70s. These monologues chart our humorous attempts to forge our own identity, make our mark, and discover the meaning of our young lives. It didn’t work out like we had hoped, but it was an amazing journey to the heart of the American Dream … further. Tickets are $15.

Whitefire Theatre
13500 Ventura Blvd.
Sunday, Jan. 29, 8 p.m.

For tickets, call (818) 642-3926.

Tom LaBonge News

Councilman Tom LaBonge and Artist Chris Burden, creator of the kinetic sculpture “Metropolis II” on display Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays on the ground-floor of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA.

A birds-eye view of the sculpture.

At the ceremony marking the anniversary of the first “SigAlert” on Jan 23. From l, Matt Roth, Auto Club historian; MTA Executive for Highway Programs Doug Failing; Gary Goltz as Broderick Crawford in the 1950’s TV show “Highway Patrol”; CHP Assistant Chief Calvin Aubrey, Southern Division; Councilman Tom LaBonge (holding photo of him and Loyd C. “Sig” Sigmon); Caltrans District 7 Director Michael Miles; KTLA Traffic Reporter Ginger Chan; and Los Angeles Dept. of Transportation Engineer Edward Yu.

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