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Regional theater is the "engine" behind much of arts and entertainment. It's also in crisis.

Dec 5, 2023
A California theater head discusses the difficult economics of the industry. "This is our moment to rethink what we're doing," he says.
"Marketplace" host Kai Ryssdal at the Pasadena Playhouse with Danny Feldman, the venue's producing artistic director.
Sean McHenry/Marketplace

Asian-inspired night markets are becoming a staple of Southern California

Sep 4, 2017
Vendors serve up dishes like ramen tacos and chicken skin nachos at 626 Night Market, where 100,000 people converge on summer weekends.
Hundreds of pop-up restaurants spend weekends in the summer serving food at the 626 Night Market in Arcadia, California.
Andy Uhler/Marketplace