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The visual arts-from paintings and photography to installations in the Pasadena area

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Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | 11:28 am

Hollywood in Havana: Five Decades of Cuban Posters Promoting U.S. Films, on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) August 20, 2017–January 7, 2018, assembles approximately 40 Cuban posters publicizing Hollywood films from the 1960s to 2009. Aston... More »

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Friday’s ArtNight Pasadena Fills City with Artful Shuttlers

Monday, March 13, 2017 | 5:46 am

Thousands of Pasadenans jammed dozens of shuttle buses throughout Pasadena Friday evening for the city’s Art Night. From lit vines in a garden to walking “live floats” to poetry in a parking garage, there was art and culture across the city, from Orange Grove ... More »

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2017 Airport Tower Banner Student Art Contest Winners Announced

Friday, March 10, 2017 | 12:34 pm

The high school student winners of the Hollywood Burbank Airport 2017 Tower Banner Student Art Contest from Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena Unified School Districts presented their winning artwork at Monday’s March 6, 2017, Airport Authority meeting. The winner... More »

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Meet the Local Talent at the 2017 Pasadena Film Festival

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 | 3:16 pm

The Pasadena Film Festival returns to The Laemmle this March with an exclusive Filmmaker’s Lounges after every screening block. This ten-day festival features films of all genres by filmmakers from around the world. In addition to international talent, th... More »

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Open Studios Tour Opens Artists’ Application Period This Week

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 2:02 pm

The Altadena-Pasadena Open Studios Tour has just opened the application process for artists to be able to join the June tour this year. During Open Studios Tour, artists within the Altadena area and part of Pasadena open up their work place for the public to s... More »

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Study Links Art Classes to Good Grades – And KidsArt Knows Why

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | 5:21 pm

“Fine art is knowledge made visible,” Gustave Courbet once said. And new research proves this every day. In a study out of Stanford University, they discovered that children who do art tend to use more advanced speaking and reasoning skills, and thus develop t... More »