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A SELECTIVE PREVIEW OF UPCOMING EVENTS COMPILED BY JOHN SOLLENBERGER

THE LIST

An Annual Tradition

It’d Be Crumby to Miss Cookie Confab

Jan. 1 — The eyes of the world are on

Jan. 25 — Those

Pasadena as the

with a sweet tooth

2015 Rose Parade wends its way down

can get their fill of

Colorado Boulevard, starting at 8 a.m. on

all things cookie during the L.A. Cookie

Orange Grove Boulevard and continu-

Con and Sweets Show at the Pasadena

ing 5½ miles east to the corner of Sierra

Convention Center. The event, from

Madre and Washington boulevards.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., features hundreds of

This year’s rose queen is Madison Elaine

exhibitors touting the best baking prod-

Triplett. The grand marshal is Louis Zam-

ucts and tools, plus samples of pastries,

perini, former Olympian and World War II

sweets and snacks. Charity-baking and

prisoner of war, and the theme is “Inspir-

cookie-eating contests, celebrity chef

ing Stories.”

and author appearances, pastry-deco-

Visit tournamentofroses.com.

rating classes and other events are also included. A family lounge with live en-

Post-Parade Viewing Jan. 1, 2 and 3 — Get an up-close look at the floats after the parade at the corner of Sierra Madre and Washington boulevards. Viewing times are 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, and 9 a.m.

tertainment, face painting, crafts and

NORTON SIMON HOSTS MANET MASTERPIECE

giveaways make this a family-friendly event. Tickets cost $21.

The Pasadena Convention Center is located at 300 E. Green St., Pasadena. Visit lacookiecon.com.

Les Miz Visits Glendale

to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday (senior

Jan. 30 and 31 —

citizens and disabled guests can also

Ongoing through March 2 — The Norton Simon Museum hosts the special installa-

The worldwide hit

come from 7 to 9 a.m.). Tickets cost

tion of Édouard Manet’s The Railway, the 1873 work that is a highlight of the National

musical Les Misé-

$10, available in advance through

Gallery of Art’s 19th-century collection. The piece features a young woman looking

Sharp Seating or at the venue.

out at viewers with cautious acceptance and a small puppy dozing in her lap, both

Glendale’s Alex Theatre for two nights.

Pasadena Park-and-Ride shuttles

surrounded by ferocious urban comings and goings.

Theatre Royale’s production of Victor

leave from Pasadena City College,

The Norton Simon Museum is located at 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call

Hugo’s epic story set in 19th-century

1570 E. Colorado Blvd.; the Rose Bowl

(626) 449-6840 or visit nortonsimon.org.

France is one of heartbreak, passion

Stadium, 1001 Rose Bowl Dr.; and the

and the resilient human spirit. Hit songs

Community Education Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd. Round-trip tickets cost $3, free for children 5 and younger.

Visit sharpseating.com.

Glendale Phil Birthday Concert

rables comes to

include “I Dreamed a Dream,” “Bring

Parson’s Nose Presents Shakespeare Classic Jan. 17 and 18 — Parson’s Nose The-

Call (626) 403-7667 or visit parsons-

Him Home,” “One Day More” and “On

nose.com.

My Own.” Showtimes are 8 p.m. both nights. Tickets cost $65 to $85.

Violinist, Vivaldi with Chamber Orchestra

Jan. 10 — The Glen-

ater presents Shakespeare’s The Barber

Jan. 24 — The Los

dale Philharmonic

of Seville as one of its Reader’s Theater

Angeles Chamber

Orchestra celebrates

productions, designed to introduce un-

Orchestra kicks off the

its fifth anniversary

The Alex Theatre is located at 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Call (818) 2432539 or visit alextheatre.org.

Forecast: Funny

familiar plays that focus on language

new year with a concert featuring master-

Jan 30 and 31

with a Positive Motions concert at the First

and character. The Barber of Seville is

ful violinist and Dallas Symphony Assistant

— KNBC-TV Chan-

Baptist Church of Glendale. The 7 p.m.

the story of an elderly physician who

Conductor Karina Canellakis. The 8 p.m.

nel 4 weatherman

performance features works by Mozart,

schemes to wed his ward, the beautiful

performance at Glendale’s Alex Theatre

Haydn, Copland, Honneger and Scott

Rosina, to gain her fortune. The plan

includes Vivaldi’s “La Tempesta di Mare”

moonlights as a comedian, takes the

Joplin. Rich Capparela serves as emcee,

stumbles when handsome Count

violin concerto, Finnish composer Peteris

stage at Burbank’s Flappers Comedy

while Ruslan Biryukov is featured cellist

Almaviva and his mischievous servant

Vasks’ “Lonely Angel,” John Adams’ “Shaker

Club at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

and Frank Fetta conducts. Tickets cost

Figaro enter the picture. Showtimes are

Loops” and Schubert’s Symphony No. 5.

Tickets cost $20.

$15 to $170.

7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday.

The concert repeats at 7 p.m. Sunday at

Flappers Comedy Club and Restau-

UCLA’s Royce Hall. Ticket prices start at $25.

rant is located at 102 E. Magnolia St.,

Fritz Coleman, who

The First Baptist Church of Glendale is

Tickets have a pay-what-you-will price

located at 209 N. Louise St., Glendale.

range of $5 to $25.

The Alex Theatre is located at 216 N.

Burbank. Call (818) 845-9721 or visit

Call (323) 663-3601 or visit glendale-

Lineage Performing Arts Center is lo-

Brand Blvd., Glendale. Call (213) 622-

flapperscomedy.com.

phil.com.

cated at 89 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena.

7001 or visit laco.org.

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