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Air Force band performing free concert

DOWNEY – The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will present a free matinee concert at the Downey Theatre on Sunday, May 17. Although the concert […]

Drama students to perform ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’

DOWNEY – Downey High School’s Drama Production class will present the darkly hilarious, screwball comedy “Arsenic and Old Lace” by Joseph Kesselring, in the DHS theater (located in […]

“Jolly Roger & the Pirate Queen”

“Jolly Roger & the Pirate Queen,” a comedy “sure to sail you away to the Caribbean and tickle your funny bone, will be performed April 27-30 at Doty […]

Young musicians in concert at Downey Theatre

DOWNEY – A dozen talented child vocalists and musicians will perform at the Downey Theatre this Sunday, April 19, at 5 p.m. “Talent Concert Showcase 2015” is hosted […]

Bellflower chorus to perform retro concert

BELLFLOWER – The Bellflower Civic Chorus will open its 50-year season with a WWII-themed show, “I’ll Be Seeing You,” May 15-17 at the William Bristol Auditorium in Bellflower. […]

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Tickets still available for symphony concert

DOWNEY – The Downey Symphony Orchestra’s final concert of the 57th season is Saturday, April 11, at 8 p.m., in the Downey Theatre. The winner of the Downey […]

Baton auction winner will lead Downey symphony

DOWNEY – Just about everyone has imagined themselves leading an orchestra. That fantasy comes true for Jess Zakira Wise on April 11, when she will raise the baton […]

“Fight Like a Girl,” an artwork by Karen Yee, will be one of several pieces displayed at an art exhibit before the April 11 Downey Symphony concert at the Downey Theatre.
Art show to complement April 11 Downey Symphony concert

DOWNEY – As the Downey Symphony Orchestra concludes its 57th season of fine music with a concert entitled “Romantic Gems” in the Downey Theatre at 8 p.m. on […]

Travel guide: exploring Kauai

Kauai is the northwestern most of Hawaii’s major islands. Nicknamed the Garden Island, it is covered with lush greenery and tropical plants, watered regularly by abundant rainfall. As […]

Weeklong Bach festival in Whittier

WHITTIER – A series of delightful performances for lovers of Johann Sebastian Bach and Baroque music is offered next week as part of the Whittier College Bach Festival, […]

Songfest this Saturday

DOWNEY – Songfest, an annual concert featuring soloists, small groups, and choruses from the local area, will take place this Saturday, March 21, at the Church of Jesus […]

Bruster’s Ice Cream expands to So Cal

CERRITOS – For the first time, scoops of premium Bruster’s Real Ice Cream will be served in Southern California under the largest domestic development deal in the company’s […]

Whittier chorale plans March 28 concert

  WHITTIER – Chorale Bel Canto, an 80-voice masterworks chorale based in Whittier, will present a choral concert, “Music of the Bach Family,” on Saturday, March 28, at […]

Long Beach Playhouse releases studio season

LONG BEACH – The Long Beach Playhouse has released its 2015-16 studio production schedule, a diverse lineup that includes themes such as bi-gender love, war, intolerance, subjugation, finding […]

Tango Evolution at Downey Theatre

DOWNEY – “Tango Evolution,” a live show featuring dance and music from Argentina, comes to the Downey Theatre on March 14. The show features live performances by Buenos […]

Morris Day and the Time coming to Downey

DOWNEY – Morris Day, called “one of pop’s most verbally pretentious artists,” will perform at the Downey Civic Theater on Saturday, March 7, accompanied with band the Time. […]

Ukraine exhibit draws international audience

“Road to Freedom” enjoys successful run at Downey’s Stay Gallery.

Free concert series at Cerritos College

NORWALK – Cerritos College’s Music Department is planning a series of free concerts next month showcasing the college’s jazz band, orchestra, choir, and other groups. Performances are free […]

Tango Evolution returns to Downey

DOWNEY – Tango Evolution, a live show featuring the music, dances and songs of Argentina, will return to the Downey Theatre on Saturday, March 14. The show will […]

Pantages releases 2015-16 season

HOLLYWOOD – The Pantages Theatre has released its 2015-16 season schedule and it includes four L.A. premieres direct from Broadway. The first premiere will be “If/Then,” an original […]