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La Mirada Theatre releases 2015-16 schedule

LA MIRADA – The La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts has released its 2015-16 season schedule, and it includes the West Coast premiere of the Broadway love […]

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REVIEW: Starship rocks the Downey Theatre

DOWNEY – On Friday evening the classic rock group Starship performed live at the Downey Theater. The group is an offshoot of the 60s group, Jefferson Airplane. In […]

Poetry, live music on May 23

DOWNEY – Artist Roy Anthony Shabla is hosting a gathering of artists, poets and musicians at his Downey home on May 23 at 7 p.m. The monthly series […]

Fifth-graders line up as they prepare to enter the Downey Theatre for a free Downey Symphony concert on April 16.
A message from the Downey Symphony Guild

The Downey Symphony Guild is a fund raising arm of the Downey Symphonic Society. The Guild board works all year to raise money to donate to the Symphony […]

Chorale Bel Canto sings opera in Pasadena

WHITTIER – Chorale Bel Canoto, a community masterworks chorale based in Whittier and led by Stephen Gothold, presents its 33rd season finale on May 16 at First United […]

New American concert at Stay Gallery

Downey band New American will celebrate the one-year anniversary of their album release with a concert this Saturday at Stay Gallery. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the […]

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 […]