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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 […]

Harp soloist Alison Bjorkedal and music director Sharon Lavery.
“Harp and Soul”

The Downey Symphony performed the concert “Harp and Soul” last Saturday night at the Downey Theatre, featuring the orchestra’s string section. Photos by Oscar Dominguez of Moving Stills […]

Tickets still available for symphony concert

DOWNEY – The Downey Symphony Orchestra’s winter concert is this Saturday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m., in the Downey Theatre. The harpist Alison Bjorkedal will perform “Sacred and […]

Children’s musical comes to La Mirada

LA MIRADA – “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley,” a 60-minute musical for children ages 4 and up, will be performed Sunday, Feb. 15, at the La Mirada […]

Free movie screening for AARP members

DOWNEY – Krikorian Theatres in Downey is hosting a free screening of “Spare Parts,” starring George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis, on Jan. 23 exclusively for AARP members. […]

Dani Dodge’s art piece, titled “Sometimes a Lie is the Best Thing,” will be exhibited at the Downey Theatre on Jan. 24.
Art exhibit added to Downey Symphony concert

Art exhibit will open prior to symphony concert Jan. 24 at Downey Theatre.

Photo courtesy Downey Arts Coalition
“Off Kilter”

Actors Claudia Duran and Daniel Houston-Davila, along with producer and director Alistair Hunter and playwright Barry Slater, are pictured at the premiere of “Off Kilter” last Saturday. The […]

Cerritos residents cast in ‘Camelot’

CERRITOS – Two Cerritos boys have been cast as Tom of Warwick in the upcoming production of the award-winning musical “Camelot” at the Cerritos Center for the Performing […]

Frankie Avalon coming to Cerritos

CERRITOS – Crooner and former teen idol Frankie Avalon will perform at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, Jan. 18. Tickets, starting at $45, are […]