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The Social Whirl – 7/16/15
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The Social Whirl – 7/16/15

Estonian and Finnish Choirs Join LA Children’s Chorus for Free Concert July 22 Pasadena  The sounds of Scandinavia and the Baltic come to Pasadena when Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, presents the Estonian TVC Girls’ Choir and Finland’s Vox Aurea (“The Golden Voice”) in a free concert featuring all…

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Calla Quartet Performs Haydn, Mendelssohn, Szymanowski on April 19th at Sierra Madre Playhouse

The Calla Quartet, an ensemble of emerging young musicians from the Colburn Conservatory of Music, will be performing in the Fischoff National Competition Quarterfinals in Indiana this spring and will be traveling to various summer festivals in Australia, New York and Texas. Musicians include Karissa Zadinsky, cello; Amelia Dietrich, violin; Michaela Wellems, violin; and Aiden…

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The Odd Couple Opens May 8th at the Sierra Madre Playhouse

Fifty years ago this spring, The Odd Couple debuted on Broadway, starring Walter Matthau and Art Carney. It was revived on Broadway twice, including one version starring Sally Struthers and Rita Moreno which reversed the gender of its characters. The play became the basis for two movies starring Matthau and Jack Lemmon, as well as…

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Sierra Madre Planning Commission to Consider R-1 Zoning Ordinance Amendments Feb. 19

The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing to consider amendments to the R-1 Single Family Residential Zoning Ordinance regarding revisions to the maximum allowable floor area based on lot size, changes to the conditional use permit (CUP) square footage threshold, elimination of the existing minimum floor area requirement, and a new requirement for…

Social Whirl for 7/24/2014
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Social Whirl for 7/24/2014

Arcadia Rotary honors Police and Fireman of the year, at July 18th lunch meeting. L-R Police Chief Bob Guthrie, AFD Battalion Chief Cody Cerwin, Joseph “Joe” Herrick (recipient) Firefighter of the Year. (center) Mike Ojeda Rotary President, Detective Steve Turner (recipient) Policeman of the Year, Police Captain Larry Goodman and Fire Chief Kurt Norwood. Thanks…

Social Whirl for the Week of May 15, 2014
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Social Whirl for the Week of May 15, 2014

Photo Credit: J.P. Candelier Pasadena Based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Holds Auditions June 5-8, 2014 Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), one of the nation’s leading children’s choirs, is holding auditions for boys and girls ages 8 (by September 1, 2014) to 12 on June 5-8, 2014, in Pasadena. Previous singing experience is not necessary, but…

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TECH TREK “Campers” take the stage at Arcadia AAUW meeting

They are eighth-graders now, but they have already been to college! The thirteen local middle-school girls that attended Tech Trek Science/Math Camp on the Whittier College campus this summer will bring highlights of their camp experiences to the Monday, September 9 meeting of their sponsors, the Arcadia Branch of the American association of University Women…

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New musical to benefit Shakespear’s Villa

Thirty years in the making, ‘Mary of the Avenue” is a light-hearted, yet poignant original musical set during the dead of winter on the streets of New York City. It follows Carrie, an eager and engaging young woman as she sets out from her Midwestern town to find her mother who years before, left without…

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The Wisteria Thrift Shopre-opens Thursday Sept. 5

The Wisteria Thrift Shop, run by Sierra Madre Woman’s Club, will have their grand re-opening on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, September 5, 6 and 7, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The shop is located at the rear of Essick House, their historic Craftsman Clubhouse, 550 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., in Sierra Madre.Closed since June to…

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