available at the box office the night of the concerts. The Alex is at
216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale.
RESIDENT IS CLARA IN 'NUTCRACKER'
Deana Beasom, 13, of La Canada Flintridge, is playing Clara in the
Pasadena Dance Theatre's 24th anniversary performances of "The
Nutcracker" continuing at the San Gabriel Civic Auditorium.
More than 70 dancers and guest artists are cast for the
performances. Guest artists are Jodie Gates and Demond Hart
(Frankfurt Ballet) today and Sunday and Julia Ortega (formerly with
the Ballet Nacional de Cuba) and Hesen Weiren (formerly with the Hong
Kong Ballet) Dec. 20 and 21.
Other local company members are Gregory Arakelian of Glendale, and
Andrea Beasom and Jessica Luttkus of La Canada Flintridge.
A nonprofit organization founded 45 years ago, this highly
acclaimed company offers a full season of dance throughout the year
under the artistic direction of Cynthia Young and Laurence Blake.
Tickets range from $12 to $35. Performances are at 2 and 7:30
p.m. today; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20 and Dec. 21. The auditorium is
at 320 S. Mission Drive, San Gabriel. For reservations, call the box
office at (626) 308-2868.
CANDLELIGHT TOURS AT DOCTORS' HOUSE
A Candlelight Tour through the Victorian Doctors' House Museum,
decorated for the holidays, is planned from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today
and Dec. 20.
Docent actors from the Glendale Historical Society will be
stationed in all rooms portraying a personality from the past. There
will be live yuletide music and refreshments.
Admission is $1. Tours run continuously. There will be a bake sale
and ornament sale, and only cash and checks are accepted. The museum
is in Brand Park, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale.
The museum will be closed Sunday and Dec. 21 and 28. For more
information, call 242-4290.
A NOISE WITHIN PRESENTS 'WILDE HOLIDAY'
A Noise Within has brought back its successful "A Wilde Holiday,"
featuring fairy tales by Oscar Wilde, opening this weekend in
Tickets range from $26 to $40 and can be reserved by calling