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AxS Festival 2014 | Curiosity

Beginning September 19, the Pasadena Arts Council will present the sixth AxS Festival, a proving ground where ideas, scientific theories and leading-edge technologies converge with artistic innovation across a multidisciplinary platform of architecture, new media, visual art, music, theater, educational programs and provocative conversation. The AxS Festival is a response to the contemporary cultural condition — a concentrated exploration designed to ignite and inspire the imagination…

Announcing FreeWaves at Side Street Projects

On October 10, 2014, Freewaves, Anne Bray, and the attendees of ArtNight Pasadena will collaborate to make a new kind of interactive public work exploring current attitudes towards art and world events. Freewave’s videos by…

Halloween Comes Early with Mountain View Mausoleum’s Spooky Plays

What’s more spooky than to watch three classical horror plays right in a mausoleum and cemetery late in the evening? Unbound Productions will bring Halloween early in Altadena when they hold the 6th annual Wicked…

The Year Ahead at the Huntington: Full Slate of Exhibitions and Opening of the New Education and Visitor Center

View of the Garden Court through the Central Garden of the new Education and Visitor Center scheduled to open in early 2015 at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. Architectural Resources Group and…

“All Hearts Beat” A Community Art Project

Jamie Crooke Powell The community-­based visual art project “All Hearts Beat,” an art and advocacy project, conceived by Artist Jamie Crooke Powell in collaboration with Community Health Alliance of Pasadena (ChapCare), will take place in…

Visual Arts Events

Saturday, September 27 - 8:00 pm Animal Charm: Decho Tech Sunshine

Saturday, September 27 - 8:00 pm Raphael Arar & Chris Weisbart: Projected Shadows Video Installation

Saturday, September 27 - 9:00 pm Johanna Kozma: The Hour of the Cat

Wednesday, September 24

Free Screening of 1976 “Bound for Glory” at Central Library

The Pasadena Central Library will have a free screening of the 1976 American film “Bound for Glory” on Wednesday, September 24, 3:00 p.m. The award-winning…

Friday, September 26

USC Pacific Asia Museum Presents Two Concurrent Exhibitions

Left: The Rent Collection Courtyard (details), China, late 1970s–early 1980s, clay, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Whitehead, 1988.37.1I; Right: LI Chao (b. 1962), I…

Sunday, September 28

California Art League’s Gold Medal Exhibit “All That Glitters”

Dazzling Duo by Knell (l), Soiree by G. Linden (r). Photo courtesy California Art League The California Art League is excited to announce its Gold…

Friday, October 03

Altadena Library District Presents: “Inside Out”, Artwork by Kate Carvellas

Kate’s work is very much a product of her subconscious. It is intuitive, and at times she does not know what the meaning of a…

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4,000-Year-Old Collections On View at USC Asia Museum Tour

Explore USC Pacific Asia Museum’s 15,000 pieces of collections spanning more than 4,000 years during a docent-led tour on Saturday, August 16, at 1:00 p.m. The docents will highlight some of the museum’s best collections from Persia to the Pacific Islands , and showcase galleries which include the Art of Pacific Asia, Japanese, Snukal Ceramics, Journeys: The Silk Road, South and Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Korean. Those who cannot attend Saturday’s tour can form a group of 10 to reserve a docent-led tour with advance notice of at least four weeks. Visitors can also enjoy docent-led tours without being part…

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