Planned Parenthood Advocates Fundraiser Tonight

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Elise and Rick Wetzel, Planned Parenthood Advocates Pasadena Board Chair Dawn Fanning Moore, event chair Jennifer Thibault, and former board chair Kristin Maschka are supporting the organization’s fundraiser tonight.

Planned Parenthood Advocates Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley will host its flagship fundraiser, “One Night Stand,” as a virtual house party to raise funds for advocacy and organizing that protects the essential health care of Planned Parenthood. The program is this evening, May 7, and begins at 7 p.m. Continue reading “Planned Parenthood Advocates Fundraiser Tonight”

Kaczmarek Brings ‘Our Town’ Home to Playhouse

Photo courtesy Daniel Rader Jane Kaczmarek
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Jane Kaczmarek

For Jane Kaczmarek, settling back into theater roles has been a lot like coming home.
Following a warp-speed career spanning some 40 years, more than 40 television roles and multiple Broadway plays, the seven-time Emmy-nominated actress has nested recently at the Pasadena Playhouse to headline the play “Our Town,” which runs through Oct. 22.
“I fell in love with theater long before I knew what it was to fall in love with another person,” said Kaczmarek, a one-time San Marino resident who now lives in Pasadena, just a few miles from the theater. “There’s a T.S. Eliot quote that I love … ‘the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.’ That’s how theater feels to me.”
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