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PHOTO: South Pasadena Preservation Foundation | The El Adobe Flores house in South Pasadena

South Pasadena Preservation Foundation Celebrates El Adobe Flores’ History, Architecture, Art, and Owners

The public is invited to celebrate South Pasadena’s 184 year-old El Adobe Flores “The House that was in México” and owners who preserved it over the years at the South Pasadena Preservation Foundation’s Annual...
PHOTO: Craig Schwartz | The South Pasadenan | From L to R: Liz Larsen, Zachary Prince, Daya Curley, Adina Verson, and Sarah Stiles in the world premiere of "A Transparent Musical" at Mark Taper Forum May 23 through June 25, 2023.

“A Transparent Musical” | World Premiere at Mark Taper Forum

From the creators of the hit Amazon series, a groundbreaking and timely new musical that is delightfully queer, unapologetically Jewish, and radically joyful, “A Transparent Musical” makes its world premiere at Center Theatre Group/Mark...
PHOTO: Joan Marcus | The South Pasadenan | (From L) Howard Overshown, Malik Esoj Childs, Tarik Lowe, Eugene Lee, Will Adams, Sheldon D. Brown, and Branden Davon Lindsay in the National Tour of “A Soldier's Play” playing at Ahmanson Theatre May 23 through June 25, 2023.

“A Soldier’s Play” Resonates Still

Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize winning “A Soldier’s Play” gets a powerful revival production that is now on stage at the Ahmanson Theater through June 25. It’s been 40 years since the play premiered at...

SPHS 2023 Graduate Elizabeth Crow Radiates Resilience and Love, Set to Soar Higher

On the evening of June 1st, 2023, South Pasadena High School was filled with excited students and proud parents as they celebrated the graduation ceremony. Amidst the sea of academic achievers, Elizabeth Crow stood...
PHOTO: Jim Cox | The South Pasadenan | Producing Artistic Director of the Pasadena Playhouse, Danny Feldman.

Danny Feldman Talks Tony Award | Artists put Pasadena Playhouse in the Spotlight

“It’s an extraordinary moment. It’s incredibly meaningful because of the ups and downs of this theater for so many years and so many people in this community rooting for it and keeping it going.”...

Bernadette Peters! Pasadena Playhouse Sondheim Celebration concludes with 3 concerts

Due to popular demand, Danny Feldman, Producing Artistic Director of Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, announced a 3rd performance  of Bernadette Peters in Concert which will be presented June 9-11, 2023 at...
SPHS Graduation 2023 June 1st, 2023. Photo credit: MIKEY HIRANO CULROSS Courtesy of The Rafu Shimpo

SPHS GRADUATION 2023 | Get Ready World – Here They Come!

Amidst the tumultuous backdrop of adversity that has shaped the world, the South Pasadena High School's Class of 2023 defies the odds and emerges victorious. Their hard-won achievement symbolizes resilience and unwavering determination in...

Local Highlight: Brewing Connection & Creativity – “TeaMorrow” Offers Unique Approach to South Pasadena’s...

This is part of a special business feature series by The South Pasadenan News, showcasing the shops & studios in the ‘Alexander Building’ at the Metro Gold Line/South Pasadena Station. Nestled in the heart of South...
PHOTO: Craig Schwartz | The South Pasadenan | The cast of The Book of Will on stage at A Noise Within.

The Urgency of “The Book of Will” at A Noise Within

A few years have passed since the death of William Shakespeare, and we find ourselves in a tavern with three of the King’s Men, the official theatre company under the patronage of the King....
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