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Pasadena Events Calendar
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06/05/2017 to 08/18/2017
PERFORMING ARTS THEATRE CAMP

75 N Marengo Ave 6265775922 - Varies by Session; Between $200-$620 - Performing Arts Theatre Camp 2017
June 5-August 18
1-week & 2-week camps! Showbiz Kidz | Ages 3-5 | Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm | Before Care 8-8:45am only! Session A: June 19-30 (2 week) | $360
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08/20/2017
DREW LYNCH, AMIR K – COOL BEANS COMEDY 8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW!

24 N Mentor Avenue, Pasadena, 91106 (626) 344-9519 - Free Admission - Cool Beans Comedy featuring: Drew Lynch (America’s Got Talent)
Amir K (MADtv)
Very Special Guest Every audience member receives jelly beans, and has the chance to win prizes, such asWarner Bros. VI ....


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08/20/2017
OPENING DAY

490 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91101 - Free with admission, Free for PMCA members. Children 12 and under are always free! - Join us as we proudly unveil our three new exhibitions to the general public. See impressionist and modernist landscapes paired with the liturgical designs by one of California’s most significant ar ....

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08/23/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ

490 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - FREE - What impression does America and its culture have on non-natives? Find out with a look at the film posters on display in the South Gallery exhibition Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Poster ....

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08/26/2017
THE UKELELE ORCHESTRA OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE

2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena, CA 91001 - $18 - The Ukelele Orchestra of the Western Hemisphere will be performing at The Coffee Gallery Backstage located at 2029 N. Lake Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001 on Saturday August 26th 7:00–9:00 pm. Calling f ....

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08/26/2017
SUMMER OF SOUND: GLOW/TOWN

332 S. Michigan Ave 626-539-7085 - $25-$120 - MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s non-profit counter-conventional orchestra that presents one-of-a-kind performances that span beyond music into the world of dance, theatre, literature, and fine art, today anno ....

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08/26/2017
SUMMER OF SOUND: GLOW/TOWN

332 S. Michigan Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106 - $25-$120 - MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s non-profit counter-conventional orchestra that presents one-of-a-kind performances that span beyond music into the world of dance, theatre, literature, and fine art, today anno ....

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08/26/2017
SUMMERTIME SQUARE DANCE SOCIAL!

41 Hugus Alley 6265641066 - $10 - Say Howdy Partner and learn to Do-Si-Do at One Colorado’s Summertime Square Dance Social! Come with or without a partner – either way, we’ll get you all squared away with new friends for the hoedo ....

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08/26/2017
BLOCK PRINTING WORKSHOP

490 E Union St, Pasadena, CA 91101 - $35; $25 for PMCA members. - Join LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner artist Dave Lefner for a relief printmaking workshop. Carve a “soft-kut” block (6 x 9 inches) and run it through a press. Take home the resulting si ....

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08/27/2017
SHATTERED

638 E. Colorado St., Pasadena 91101 - $10 - Shattered is a solo show about dating, frigidity and trauma recovery. All her life, Diana Varco hasn't really hit it off with the fellas. In third grade she kicked her crush in the crotch and her dat ....

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09/09/2017
PMCA 1234: SECOND SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT TALK

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - Free with admission, Free for PMCA members. Children 12 and under are always free! - Spotlight Talks take place on the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm. A PMCA docent leads an engaging and insightful 20-minute discussion about a work of art currently on view in our Main Galle ....

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09/09/2017
CHILDREN’S WORKSHOP: PRINTMAKING IN LA

490 East Union StreetPasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - Free with admission, Free for PMCA members. Children 12 and under are always free! - Join us as we take a look at the exceptional reduction linocut prints by artist Dave Lefner on view in the Project Room exhibition LA Redux: Reduction Linocuts by Dave Lefner. Inspired by the printma ....

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07/30/2017 to 09/10/2017
SUMMER TAGALOG CLASS - SOUTH PASADENA

626 Milan Ave. South Pasadena, CA 91030 (310) 874-6344 - $120/6 Classes - The Tagalog summer class follows a progressive curriculum designed for 9 year olds and above. The curriculum engages students in speaking, listening, and writing. Students will be assigned weekly hom ....

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09/17/2017
PACIFIC STANDARD TIME: LA/LA FREE DAY

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - Free - Enjoy free admission in celebration of the Getty-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. See PMCA’s contribution to this exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angele ....

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09/21/2017
PASADENA MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ART

490 East Union StreetPasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - Free - Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and a free program: Latino Los Angeles Reading • 6:00pm–7:00pm Gather together for a showcase of some of Southern California’s most talented Latino writers. H ....

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09/23/2017
SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE PRESENTS MUSEUM DAY LIVE!

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - Free with Museum Day Live! Ticket - Museum Day Live! is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide entry to anyone presenting ....

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09/23/2017
MARATHON SKETCHING: EN PLEIN AIR

490 East Union StreetPasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - Free with admission, Free for PMCA members. Children 12 and under are always free! - First, stop by the Museum for a guided tour of E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit to examine Californian and European landscape paintings by one of California’s most significant artists, E. Ch ....

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08/25/2017 to 09/24/2017
AMERICAN HOME

1000 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, 91030 - $10-34 - One out of every 54 homes in America received a foreclosure notice in 2008. Award winning playwright and author of "Love in the Time of Foreclosure," Stephanie Alison Walker, takes audiences on a dee ....

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09/27/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FOURTH WEDNESDAY WEE-READ

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - Free - A Wheel of Colors California artist E. Charlton Fortune was known for her bold use of color. First, look at her paintings in the Main Gallery exhibition E. Charlton Fortune: The Colorful Spirit and s ....

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10/06/2017
PMCA 1234: FREE FIRST FRIDAY

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 - Free - Enjoy free admission all day during Free First Friday! Presented as part of our PMCA 1234 monthly programming. NO RSVP REQUIRED. ....

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10/13/2017
ARTNIGHT PASADENA

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - free - Enjoy free admission, extended hours, and complimentary shuttle transportation at the PMCA and other cultural institutions around Pasadena. CalArts SPRAWL presents “Car Plays,” an interactive perfo ....

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10/14/2017
TCHAIKOVSKY SYMPHONY NO. 4

131 S St. John Avenue - Tickets start at $35 - David Lockington, conductor
Dylana Jenson, violin James Lee III Ichabod! The Protest is over! (world premiere) Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2
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10/14/2017
PMCA 1234: SECOND SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT TALK

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 - Free with admission, Free for PMCA members. Children 12 and under are always free! - Spotlight Talks take place on the second Saturday of every month at 2:00pm. A PMCA docent leads an engaging and insightful 20-minute discussion about a work of art currently on view in our Main Galle ....

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10/14/2017
PASADENA ARTWALK

490 East Union Street Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 568-3665 - free - Visit our art-making booth to design a Hollywood film poster and create block print designs inspired by Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films and LA Redux: Reduction ....

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10/21/2017
FOREVER YOUNG PASADENA DOLL SHOW & SALE

400 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, 91105 - 6.00 - This is one of Southern California's premier doll shows. The dealers are among the best of the best. Many are members of NADDA (National Antique Doll Dealers Assoc.) and UFDC (United Federation of Do ....

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09/17/2017 to 11/11/2017
THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT

3352 E Foothill Blvd. 6263563100 - Tickets start at $25 - Liquid (and comedic) gold fuels this feminist, fantastical, frack-tured fairy tale. Oil is discovered under Paris, and Countess Aurelia and her kooky coterie are determined to drive away the evil cor ....

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10/08/2017 to 11/18/2017
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION

3352 E Foothill Blvd. 6263563100 - Tickets start at $25 - Cambridge-educated Vivie lives a comfortable middle-class life and envisions herself a pragmatic and open-minded twentieth century woman. Then she discovers that her entrepreneurial mother, Kitty, is ....

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09/03/2017 to 11/19/2017
A TALE OF TWO CITIES

3352 E Foothill Blvd. 6263563100 - Tickets start at $25 - This bold, fast-paced adaptation deftly streamlines Dickens' epic story into a taut political thriller, giving a new sense of urgency to the intertwined fates of two men at the bloody, turbulent end ....

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11/18/2017 to 11/19/2017
JACKALOPE PASADENA: FALL 2017

275 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena CA 91101 3239892278 - Free - Jackalope Pasadena returns to Old Pasadena's Central Park for our Fall 2017 fair, coming up on November 18th & 19th. Where local culture meets craft. A unique, curated shopping experience featuring t ....

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