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Season 6 & 7

Grammy Winner Steve Tyrell Headlines Star Party Gala in Arcadia. Arcadia Weekly. 2018

Press Release: Arcadia Performing Arts Center Announces 2018-2019 Season 7

Chinese News USA Covers Arcadia Americana Festival. Chinese News USA. July 2018

Chinese News USA Features Arcadia Americana Festival's Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies. Chinese News USA. July 2018

10 Things to Do in the Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley July 20-26. Pasadena Star-News. July 2018

Christopher Yee. “Arcadia just got its first professional theatre company.” Pasadena Star-News. July 2018

A little song, a little dance, fun and games and a few wild animals are on the agenda for the weekend. Los Angeles Times. July 2018

Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies Headline Arcadia Americana Festival. Arcadia Weekly. July 2018

Krazy Kirk and the Hillbilliles Headline Arcadia Americana Festival. Mountain View News. July 2018

Free Community Summer Dance Festival! Arcadia's Best. July 2018

Arcadia's New Theater Company Presents Modern Adaptation of Greek Drama 'Antigone.' Arcadia Weekly. July 2018

Arcadia's New Theater Company Presents Greek Drama: Antigone. Macaroni Kid. July 2018

Carl Kozlowski. "Vicki Lawrence shares the stage with her beloved character Saturday in Arcadia." Pasadena Weekly. May 2018.

Video: HTTV Broadcast coverage of resident company ORCHESIS. April 2018

May S. Ruiz. "Arcadia Poetry Slam Tackles Social Issues." Arcadia Weekly. April 2018

Jana Monji. "Arcadia Performing Arts Center’s Maki Hsieh wants to bring arts education to all area kids, regardless of income." Arroyo Monthly. April 2018

Michael Tseng. Maki's New Moon Shines Bright. Arcadia Weekly. March 2018

Huaran Media Coverage of PAC Spring Media Day. March 2018

Video Coverage of New Moon. March 2018

US China Press coverage of PA Spring Media Day. March 2018

Chinese News USA coverage of New Moon. March 2018

World Journal coverage of spring programming. March 2018

Chinese News USA coverage of spring programming. March 2018

Ruiz, May. "APAC Integrates Students in All its Professional Productions." February 2018

Chinese New USA Coverage of We Are Family Performance. January 2018

Video: Damai TV Coverage of Arcadia Lunar New Year Festival. January 2018

Huaran One Media Coverage of Lunar New Year Festival. January 2018

PSTV Coverage of Lunar New Year Festival, January 2018

Video: ETTV Coverage of Lunar New Year Festival, January 2018

Chinese News USA Coverage of We Are Family. January 2018

World Journal/Chinese News Daily Coverage of We Are Family. January 2018

Lynne Curry. "Change Comes with Benefits and Questions about Arcadia's Cultural Identity." Pasadena Weekly. December 2017

Stacey Mickles. "The Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation: Bridging the Gap in the World of Performing Arts." Pasadena Now. October 2017

Michael Tseng. "Opera Masterpiece Arrives in Arcadia." Arcadia Weekly. October 2017

"Arcadia Performing Arts Center Inaugural Gala." Pasadena Now. October 2017

Getty Images Photos from the Metro Fashion Week Closing Gala and Fashion Awards. October 2017

May S. Ruiz. "DIAVOLO Debuts at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center." Arcadia Weekly. September 2017

Congresswoman Judy Chu Opens Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Inaugural Gala with Ribbon-Cutting and Commendation Ceremony

"Arcadia Performing Arts Center Announces 2017-2018 Professional Season." Arcadia Weekly. August 2017

Press Release: Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Announces Corporate Executive and Arts Veteran Maki Hsieh as Executive Director


"Free Community Dance Night at Arcadia Performing Arts Center." Arcadia Weekly. August 2017.

David Maurer. "Steve Tyrell at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center." Culture Spot LA. May 2017

Carl Kozlowski. "Grammy-winning Singer Steve Tyrell brings his take on the Great American Songbook to Arcadia Saturday." Pasadena Weekly. May 2017

Staff. "Internationally Renowned Pianist Performing Art Arcadia Performing Arts Center." Pasadena Independent. January 2017

Staff. "Guitar Legend Larry Carlton Coming to the Arcadia Performing Arts Center." Arcadia's Best. January 2017

"The Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation will present a performance by the Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 8pm." Don411. September 2016

"Daniel Ho With Warmest Aloha Features Hālau Keali'i O Nālani and Arcadia High School Students." Don411. June 2016

"2016 Hiroshima to Perform - Arcadia Performing Arts Center on May 17 - Celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage Month. Japanese City. May 2016

Carl Kozlowski. "Stayin' Alive." Pasadena Weekly. January 2016

Scott Hettrick. "Herb Alpert heads Performing Arts Season." Arcadia's Best. September 2015

Music News Desk. "Brian Hyland Joins Dick Fox's Doo Wop Extravaganza in Arcadia, 6/6" Broadway World. May 2015

Scott Hettrick. "Doo Wop Extravaganza at APAC." Arcadia's Best. May 2015

Kimberly Rily. "The Muppet Movie Sing-Along Coming to Arcadia." Life in LA. May 2015

Alysia Gray Painter. "Puppets and Participation: 'A Muppet Movie' Sing-Along." NBC Los Angeles. April 2015

BWW News Desk. "THE MUPPET MOVIE Sing-Along-Set for Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 5/16." Broadway World. April 2015

Scott Hettrick. "Big Bad Voodoo Daddy March 27." Arcadia's Best. March 2015

Paula Edelstein. "Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Coming to Arcadia Performing Arts Center, March 27." AXS. March 2015

BWW News Desk. "Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to Perform at Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 3/27." Broadway World. February 2015

Music News Desk. "The Four Tops to Play Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 2/27." Broadway World. January 2015

Jan James. "Three Dog Night Brings Joy to Packed Arcadia House." Life in LA. January 2015.

Scott Hettrick. "One Three Dog-gone good Night" Arcadia's Best. January 2015

"Santa Anita Donates Vintage Steinway Piano to Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation; Manufactured in 1908, Grand Piano Graced Track's Chandelier Room for Decades." Santa Anita Park. March 2016

Scott Hettrick. "Anka opening is grand for Arts Center." Arcadia's Best. November 2012

Brenda Gazzer. "Singer Paul Anka to open Arcadia Unified's Performing Arts Center." Pasadena Star-News. October 2012

Natalie Ragus. "Paul Anka Coming to Arcadia." Arcadia Patch. September 2012