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Pasadena Art Alliance Awards Pasadena Educational Foundation $20,000 Impact Award

Pasadena Art Alliance awards Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) the $20,000 Impact Award to support its “My Masterpieces” program! “My Masterpieces” collaborates with 11 of Pasadena’s local museums and visual arts institutions to provide a comprehensive visual arts curriculum & field trips to all 9,500 Pasadena Unified School District students every year! My Masterpieces delivers a comprehensive visual arts curriculum by connecting arts-integrated classroom lessons taught…

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Visual Arts and Design Academy Summer Interns Creating Murals for Altadena Elementary

Visual Arts and Design Academy (VADA) summer interns have been working at full force this week. They are creating a number of murals for Altadena…

Join Washington STEAM Magnet Academy for “Phantom Meets Puccini”

wmsa-06-13-2018-740 Photo courtesy Victor Vener Washington STEAM Magenet Academy is excited to announce that Washington Glee club will be performing La Boheme at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 8th. These talented students are reaching new heights everyday under Ms. Abbott’s leadership. Walt Disney Concert…

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Walden’s Open House 2018 in Photos

Walden’s Open House 2018 and the many student projects on display were a testament to the strong academic work and personal development that have taken…

Maranatha’s Carrie Arcos Publishes New Book, “We Are All That’s Left”

mhs-05-26-2018-740 Carrie Arcos, Maranatha High School’s Performing Arts and English faculty member, has recently released her fourth published book entitled, “We Are All That’s Left”. Released on May 15 and already picked as a 2018 “Most Anticipated Read” by iBooks, “We Are All That’s Left” is…

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Author April Wayland Visits Weizmann Day School

A​uthor April Wayland led a poetry workshop for grades 4-8 at Weizmann Day School plus an origami elective! April Halprin Wayland is the author of…

Poly Performers Participates in Ellen Lauren’s Master Class

ps-05-23-2018-740 Earlier this month, Poly performers were treated to a master class with Ellen Lauren of the SITI Company Anne Bogart. She worked with the Upper School spring musical cast and the ninth grade Theatre: History and Application class. The SITI Company is an established New…

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South Pasadena High School Students Make Strong Showing at 2018 Expressing Feelings Through Art Competition

1st Place Wood South Pasadena Unified School District congratulates SPHS freshman, Madeleine Yoo, for winning first place in the 2018 “Expressing Feelings Through Art” (EFTA)…

Maranatha High School Performs Spring Showcase “Transitions”

mhs-05-16-2018-740 Maranatha High School’s Dance Company, Mixed Ensemble, and Orchestra recently performed their Spring Performing Arts Showcase, “Transitions”, at the Ambassador Auditorium. Click here to view more photos of the event. Maranatha’s talented dancers and musicians performed their way through some of the most popular music…

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Pasadena Unified Receives Various Grants from Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

Photo credit by M. Castro Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) is proud to have received various grants from the Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts (PSHA). The checks were recently awarded at a reception at the 2018 Pasadena Showcase House of Design. Accepting the check is Karen Anderson (Interim Arts Coordinator), Karen Klages (PUSD Music Specialist) & Michael Birnbryer (Blair) from PSHA President Marilyn Anderson and 2017 Benefit Showcase House Benefit Chair Dana Marevich. About Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts Each year, PSHA awards gifts and grants to a diverse list of non-profit organizations to support their efforts in…

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