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Earl Stendahl, Champion of Female Artists at the Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles – Lecture by April Dammann

Earl Stendahl, portrait by George Hurrell Earl Stendahl, Champion of Female Artists at the Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles – a Lecture by April Dammann will be held on Tuesday, January 29, 6:30 p.m. at Pasadena Museum of History. At a time when women artists were ignored, repressed, and/or relegated to second-class status, one man, Earl Stendahl, championed their cause and made his Los Angeles gallery…

Performances à la Carte Presents Jazz ‘n Paz

Curated by Performances à la Carte, the Pasadena based collaborative arts and social conscience entity along with its alliance with Pasadena community and social action leader, Neighborhood UU Church, presents the spring 2019 Jazz ‘n…

The Huntington and LA Arts Organization Clockshop Reunite for Contemporary Art Initiative

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Robin Coste Lewis, Nina Katchadourian, Dana Johnson, and Rosten Woo. Photo: Kate Lain The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens named Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop as its partner for the…

Winter Exhibit Openings at the Armory This Weekend Showcase Southern California Artists

Works from two artists' exhibitions opening at the Armory Center for the Arts on Jan. 26, 2019. At left, "Portrait of a Shaman" by under-recognized painter and innovator of mid-20th century experimental cinema, Sara Kathryn…

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Winter/Spring Community and Learning Programming

Pasadena Playhouse, State Theatre of California, welcomes the community to its campus with a wide variety of programming and activities this winter and spring. In addition to the season productions of Ragtime: The Musical (February…

Wednesday, January 23

Coffee Gallery Backstage Presents Tribute Concert to John Denver

Legendary singer-songwriter John Denver died in a plane crash years ago, but his award-winning songs will continue to soar during a tribute concert at the…

Thursday, January 24

Take a Tour of Caltech, Architecturally Speaking

On Thursday, January 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Caltech History and Architectural Tour Service is offering a tour of the campus of…

Friday, January 25

For 2019 Premiere Concert, Pasadena Community Orchestra Performs Mozart, Bach, Walton and Liszt

The first 2019 Concert of the Pasadena Community Orchestra Performs Mozart’s, Symphony No. 40, J.S. Bach’s G Minor Fugue, Walton’s Spitfire Prelude & Fugue and…

Friday, January 25

Cutting Back: A California Designer in a Japanese Garden Apprenticeship at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Spend a special evening with California gardener and author Leslie Buck, about her unique experience of training with Japanese pruning masters in Kyoto on Friday,…

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Caltech Remembers Martin Luther King’s First Visit to Pasadena, His 1958 Visit to its Campus

Photo: Image courtesy Caltech Y The Caltech community looks back today, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, to the civil rights leader’s first visit to Pasadena. The trip brought King to the Caltech campus, where, as a young emerging national advocate for equality, he met with Institute students. King was only 29 when he visited Caltech in the winter of 1958, one of his three very memorable visits to Pasadena. He returned to Pasadena twice later — once in 1960 and again in 1965 — to preach at Pasadena’s Friendship Baptist Church in 1960. King was invited to the campus as part of…

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