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Friday, August 22

Simply Magical, Tearing Down Walls Documentary Screening

Pasadena Playhouse

39 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101

12:00pm to 1:00pm

The film is about a group of performers in their fourth decade who continue to face their fears and show us why you can’t put them or musical theater in a box. “Simply Magical” chronicles 31 years of a volunteer theater company which blends the unique talents of professionals, amateurs, and members from the special needs community who are the true shining stars. Disabilities represented in the film reads like the old Jack Benny joke, “Everything from A-Z in the USA. Many of the special needs performers have Down syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy and Traumatic Brain Injury just to name a few.

The film is screening at the Laemmle Pasadena Playhouse 7 at 673 East Colorado Blvd in Pasadena, CA. The screening time is at 12Noon beginning on August 22 through August 28th, 2014. The director/producer, Darla Rae, will be present on August 22nd for a Q&A following the film's screening.

“Simply Magical is a heartfelt documentary that reminds us all that anything is possible as long as we believe. A must see inspirational film.”-Lynette Elliott-Assoc. Editor San Francisco Magazine.

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Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Groove Band with Horns

The Dome Arclight Entertainment Center

6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, 90028

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Who: Gregg Young & the 2nd Street Groove Band with Horns
- Shore Records Recording Artist
- Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year, LA Music Awards
- Best of Jazz Nominee -1st Annual Hollywood Music Awards
- Winner Best Blues - Hollywood Music in Media Awards
- Winner Best Funk/Groove – Hollywood Music in Media Awards
- Best Latin Nominee – Hollywood Music in Media Awards
- Best Jazz Nominee - Hollywood Music in Media Awards
- House Band, Dome Arclight Entertainment Center

What: Groove Jazz, Rock ‘n’ Roll, R&B, Funk, Blues, Reggae & Movie Themes.

When: Friday, August 22nd, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm.

Where: The Dome Arclight Entertainment Center
6360 W. Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028

Why: 2014 Music on the Plaza Series.

How: Gregg Young (Guitar), Kirkwood Coakley (Bass), Dr. Bobby Rodriguez (Trumpet), Brandon Fields (Sax) and Joey Navarro (Keyboards)

Free admission & the public is invited.


Kat Wheeler
Marketing/PR Assistant
Band: 562.433.4858
[email protected]

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The Music Center presents Dance Downtown: 90s Night

The Music Center Plaza

135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

6:30pm to 10:00pm

It’s time to go back in the day and relive your dance memories from the 90s! We’ll be rocking moves like the running man, typewriter and cabbage patch to some of the hottest tunes of that decade. Come dressed in your 90s best (dig deep in that closet)!

No experience necessary. Beginner lessons throughout the evening.

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My Atlas with Vanessa Veselka & Vagabond

elysian courtyard

2806 Clearwater St., Los Angeles, 90039

7:00pm to 10:00pm

My Atlas, a summer event series that pairs films with live travelogues, explores women travelers' varied experiences. Each film screening, which focuses on atypical representations of the female traveler in narrative cinema, will be preceded by a speaker who will recount a specific travel story and/or discuss travel as a mode of self-understanding. This upcoming week will feature writer Vanessa Vaselka's discussion on the relationship between her own travel experience as a teenage runaway, hitchhiker, train-hopperand representations of women’s travel in cinema and literature. This will be followed by an outdoor screening of Agnes Varda's Vagabond.

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