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10/25/2018
WORKSHOP @ PAM: SASHIKO EMBROIDERY

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - $15 - Originating in northern rural Japan, Sashiko is a form of folk textile art. In this workshop, participants will learn this method of stitching to create a final design of their own or a traditional p ....

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10/12/2018 to 10/28/2018
SPATIAL REALITY: ARTISTS EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF XR • CURATED AND PRODUCED BY JESSE DAMIANI

39 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91103 626-584-4070 - - sp[a]ce gallery at Ayzenberg is thrilled to announce its fifth exhibition, Spatial Reality: Artists Explore the Future of XR. This will be the world’s largest virtual reality, augmented reality, and ....

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10/31/2018
OLD PASADENA HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION

1 W. Colorado Blvd. 6263569725 - Free - Old Pasadena Halloween Celebration means free Trick or Treating for all ages! On Halloween, more than 100 stores and restaurants in Old Pasadena open their doors to all the costumed visitors for free ....

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10/31/2018 to 11/01/2018
HALLOWEEN PARTY @ BARCELONA WEDNESDAY OCT 31 TICKETS

38 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA, 91105 661-599-5216 - $10 - Buy tickets here https://www.seetickets.us/event/Halloween-Party-at-Barcelona-Biggest-in-Old-Town-Pasadena/372711 Event Details HALLOWEEN NIGHT PARTY "LA MONJA" AT BARCELONA IN OLD TOWN PASADENA! COM ....

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11/01/2018
EVENING FOR THE STATION: A NIGHT OF MAGIC

245 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101 (626) 240-4595 - $65 - Over the last two decades, An Evening for the Station has delivered incredible entertainment in support of Union Station Homeless Services. This year, we will once again enchant you with a Night of M ....

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11/01/2018
FALL SOIRÉE 2018 WEDDING SHOW

300 East Colorado Blvd, Suite 200, Pasadena, 91101 6267934518 - Free with RSVP - Get inspired for your upcoming wedding or event at NOOR's Fall Soirée 2018 Wedding Show! Meet and mingle with top LA Wedding Pros who will be on hand to answer your questions and demonstrate their se ....

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11/01/2018
CONVERSATION @ PAM: CULTURAL APPRECIATION OR APPROPRIATION?

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - All art including fashion has a history of acquiring influences from various cultures, but where is the line between cultural appreciation or cultural misappropriation? Panelists Viet Than Nguyen, Jo ....

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11/02/2018
SALSA ON THE ALLEY

109 E. Union Street, Pasadena CA 91103 626.356.9725 - Free - Old Pasadena Day of the Dead Weekend invites everyone to the outdoor historic alley Big Bang Theory Way for an evening of salsa and rhythm! Dance the night away under the festive string lighting in t ....

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11/03/2018
OUT OF THE DARKNESS GREATER LOS ANGELES WALK - PASADENA

275 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91105 626-808-5808 - Free - WALK TO FIGHT SUICIDE Join us for the Pasadena, CA Out of the Darkness Community Walk on November 3, 2018 in Central Park, Pasadena at 9:00 AM. The event includes speakers, entertainment, remembrance ....

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09/16/2018 to 11/04/2018
JAZZ ‘N PAZ FALL 2018 CONCERT SERIES

301 North Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena 91103 626-296-9843 - $25 - $60 - Curated by Performances à la Carte, Jazz ‘n Paz is back with its’ fall intimate jazz series of three concerts with some of Los Angeles’ finest jazz musicians. Taking place on early Sunday evenings ....

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11/04/2018
JAZZ 'N PAZ PRESENTS WILL BRAHM & HOMENAJE

301 North Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena, 91103 626-296-9843 - $28 - Curated by Performances à la Carte, Jazz ‘n Paz holds its final intimate jazz concert of the fall series with Will Brahm & Homenaje performing their blend of jazz and world music on November 4. Jazz ....

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11/09/2018
PROGRESSIVE AMERICAN MOSAICS: ASSEMBLING THE PIECES OF A FORGOTTEN STORY

626-441-6333 - $50 - The Opening Reception for Craftsman Weekend at the historic Blinn House of the Women’s City Club of Pasadena includes an illustrated talk by Craftsman Weekend exhibitor and master artisan Theodore E ....

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11/09/2018
CSI CRAFTSMAN WEEKEND WORKSHOP LED BY HISTORIAN JOHN RIPLEY

626-441-6333 - $60 - Craftsman Scene Investigation (CSI) Craftsman Weekend Workshop with two of Pasadena’s best architectural sleuths who will demonstrate how to uncover the past and trace the evolution of a house using ....

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10/04/2018 to 11/10/2018
WICKED LIT: THE CHIMES & THE CORPSE

2300 N. Marengo Ave. 323-332-2065 - 30-45 - Wicked Lit: The Chimes & The Corpse
10th Annual Wicked Lit Production
October 4 – November 10, 2018
Immersive theatre at Mountain View Mausoleum The Chimes: A Goblin Story – New Production
By Jonat ....


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11/10/2018
CRAFTSMAN WEEKEND SATURDAY EVENING RECEPTION AT STORRIER STERNS JAPANESE GARDEN

626-441-6333 - $125 - This unique, authentic garden is a hidden treasure. It was previously a private space reserved for an aristocratic Pasadena couple but has since been restored and opened for the public’s enjoyment. ....

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11/11/2018
CEMETERY SUNSET DINNER AND TOUR

626-441-6333 - $45 - Mountain View Cemetery is nestled below the San Gabriel Mountains and is one of the last family-owned and operated cemeteries in the area. Guests will learn about the lives and deaths of some of Pasa ....

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11/11/2018
PASADENA HERITAGE DRIVE-YOURSELF CRAFTSMAN HOUSE TOUR

626-441-6333 - $65 - The Sunday Craftsman House Tour is Craftsman Weekend’s signature event, featuring fine examples of the beautiful Craftsman architecture that makes Pasadena the destination for Arts & Crafts enthusia ....

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11/11/2018
PERFORMANCE @ PAM: THE KING'S LANGUAGE

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - $10 - In a blend of contemporary and folk theater, The King's Language whimsically retells a historical milestone of a nation's identity through dialogue, song, and movement. This Korean musical performed ....

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11/14/2018
RYAN CHRYS & THE ROUGH CUTS

66 N. Fair Oaks Pasadena CA 91103 - - Modern outlaw country from Denver, CO. Currently on tour promoting their album Shovel Full Of Coal. Nominated in the 2018 Ameripolitan Music Awards for “Best Outlaw Group.” Praised for their songwr ....

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11/17/2018
BERNSTEIN & COPLAND

131 South St. John Ave 6267937172 - Tickets start at $35 - Celebrate Bernstein’s centennial with hits from On the Town to West Side Story plus the best from his friends and contemporaries with Copland, Barber and more. Sphinx laureate Melissa White shines o ....

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11/17/2018 to 11/18/2018
JACKALOPE PASADENA: FALL 2018

275 S Raymond Ave, Pasadena CA 91105 323-989-2278 - free - "Kick off your holiday shopping with Jackalope Indie Artisan Fair on November 17th & 18th in Old Pasadena's Central Park. Shoppers can expect to find trendsetting indie goods from over 200 makers, in ....

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12/06/2018
EDUCATOR NIGHT @ PAM: CEREMONIES AND CELEBRATIONS

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - Educators will explore the exhibition Ceremonies and Celebrations and participate in a hands-on art lesson they can replicate in the classroom. The evening will include a guided tour, artist led work ....

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12/09/2018
FREE SECOND SUNDAYS @ PAM

46 N. Los Robles Avenue 6264492742 - Free - Free Second Sunday in December: Clothing 1-4 PM: How We Wear Textile experts explain the history of traditional garments and demonstrate the proper context and wearing of the hanbok, kimono, and sari ....

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12/15/2018
HOLIDAY CANDLELIGHT

132 N Euclid Avenue 6267937172 - Tickets start at $20 - As Pasadena’s most sought-after holiday concert, Holiday Candlelight sells out quickly. Top the holiday season and enjoy fully reserved seating arrangements in the architecturally exquisite and acou ....

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12/15/2018 to 12/30/2018
LYTHGOE FAMILY PANTO'S THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ

300 East Green Street, Pasadena CA 91101 800-982-2787 - $40 - $125 - This Holiday Season, fly over the rainbow with Kermit The Frog® as the Wizard of Oz and Tony Award-winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray) as Glinda in Lythgoe Family Panto’s THE WONDERFUL WINTER O ....

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01/26/2019
BAROQUE MASTERS - PASADENA SYMPHONY

131 South St. John Ave 6267937172 - Tickets start at $35 - “One of the finest baroque conductors of his generation” (London Independent), Nic McGegan conducts the best of the Baroque with Bach’s Brandenburgs, Handel’s Water Music and Vivaldi Concertos. P ....

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02/16/2019
TCHAIKOVSKY SPECTACULAR - PASADENA SYMPHONY

131 South St. John Ave 6267937172 - Tickets start at $35 - Music Director David Lockington conducts this all-Tchaikovsky Spectacular with his Symphony No. 5 and his grandiose Piano Concerto No. 1 performed by Russian American Pianist Olga Kern – a Van Clibu ....

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03/23/2019
MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 1 "TITAN" - PASADENA SYMPHONY

131 South St. John Ave 6267937172 - Tickets start at $35 - Mahler’s monumental and gloriously sonorous “Titan” Symphony tops off a grandiose evening with International Beethoven Piano competition winner Rodolfo Leone on Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21. Pe ....

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05/04/2019
BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO. 5 - PASADENA SYMPHONY

131 South St. John Ave 6267937172 - Tickets start at $35 - Celebrated violinist Anne Akiko Meyers returns with a remarkable new violin concerto by local composer Adam Schoenberg leading up to the four most famous notes in Classical music to close out the sea ....

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