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      The Pennington Dance Group (Photo – cityofpasadena.net)

      ArtNight Pasadena, Fall 2021, comes back with hybrid events, virtual and in-person.

      By News Desk

      The free evening of art, music and entertainment features some of Pasadena’s most prominent arts and cultural institutions. There will be no shuttle service for the general public this time but there will be two access bus routes beginning at City Hall.

      Health requirements

      City officials are urging individuals with symptoms of illness to stay home. Masks are required at indoor and many outdoor settings.

      For all indoor settings that expect more than 1,000 visitors, patrons must show proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test (72 hours) at the door for entrance.

      Schedule

      1. A ROOM TO CREATE
        1158 E Colorado Blvd.
        arcpasadena.org
        The Pennington Dance Group presents local dance and performing artists on an outdoor stage under the evening stars.
        > In-Person
        > Outdoor Viewing
      2. ARMORY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
        145 N. Raymond Ave.
        armoryarts.org/artnight
        Enjoy the exhibition Alison Saar: Of Aether and Earthe (by-appointment), an installation by Sehba Sarwar in Memorial Park, Zoom art classes, and streaming art experiences.
        > Virtual & In-Person: RSVP Required.
        > Vaccination proof or Neg. Test in last 72 hours.
        > Outdoor Viewing
      3. ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN, HMCT
        950 S. Raymond Ave.
        hmctartcenter.org
        Video intro to our C4PTCH4 TH1S program—viewable at 950 S. Raymond. In the south parking lot, outdoor billboards display typographic work by ArtCenter students.
        > In-Person
        > Outdoor Viewing
      4. artWORKS TEEN CENTER
        2914 E. Walnut St.
        artworkspasadena.com
        An evening of indoor and outdoor performances, distanced hands-on artmaking.  Discover the magic of the GroWORKS Garden.
        > In-Person
        > Indoors. Mask required.
        > Vaccination proof or Neg. Test in last 72 hours.
      5. BOSTON COURT PASADENA
        70 N Mentor Ave.
        bostoncourtpasadena.org
        BCP invites the community to paint their reflections on 2020 and their hopes for the future. On display is the Six Feet Ap[ART] Project that showcases the individual paintings as a series of beautiful patchwork murals.
        Food truck: (Fat Boys).
        >  In-Person
        > Vaccination proof or Neg. Test in last 72 hours.
      6. CALIFORNIA ART CLUB
        californiaartclub.org
        Watch nationally renowned artists with the California Art Club as they create new artwork featuring a live model. Budding young artists may paint-along.
        > Virtual
      7. PASADENA CITY HALL
        100 N. Garfield Ave.
        cityofpasadena.net/arts
        Stop by City Hall for information, enjoy a snack, and catch musical excerpts of I’m Okay, You’re Okay at the OK Corral by Theatre Americana. Also performing: The SUBS, a local acoustic trio playing favorite songs from the 1950s to now. These two acts will alternate throughout the evening.
        Food truck: Pie ‘N Burger
        > In-Person
        > Outdoors
      8. LINEAGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
        920 E. Mountain St.
        lineagepac.org
        Original contemporary choreography and live music in the brand new Lineage Performing Arts Center, recently completed in Northwest Pasadena.
        > In-Person.
        > Vaccination proof or Neg. Test in last 72 hours.
      9. MUSE-IQUE
        muse-ique.com
        A look at its 10th Anniversary Season, celebrating the music of our great City of Angels. Videos showcase public premieres of recently recorded live events led by Artistic Director Rachael Worby featuring MUSE/IQUE artists, plus highlights from the In A Minute! (…Or Two) and Offstage programs.
        > Virtual
      10.  PARSON’S NOSE THEATER
        parsonsnose.org
        Parson’s Nose Radio Theater presents the wildly popular 19th Century comic melodrama The Perilous Streets of Pasadena! by Irish playwright Dion Boucicault, adapted by Lance Davis.
        > Virtual
      11.  PASADENA CENTRAL LIBRARY
        cityofpasadena.net/library/
        Viva La Fiesta Virtual celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with book talks, watch crafting demos, reserve Take and Make kits at Libraries to continue the celebration.
        > Virtual
      12.  PASADENA CITY COLLEGE
        1570 E. Colorado Blvd. – Front lawn
        pasadena.edu/campus-life/the-arts/the-galleries
        The galleries at PCC will be showing two works by Natalie Bookchin. “the act of changing something’s position” is an outdoor site-specific video billboard on the front lawn of PCC that collages videos from black-led uprisings shared on the internet. The slow-moving, looped projection depicts movement in one place as an act of staying put, “standing ground”, and occupying space, even when confronted with dispersal and disappearance.
        > In Person
        > Outdoor viewing
      13.  PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
        pasadenaconservatory.org
        The Pasadena Conservatory of Music presents live streamed and pre-recorded classical, jazz, and multicultural performances by PCM students, faculty members, and special guests!
        > Virtual
      14.  PASADENA MUSEUM OF HISTORY
        pasadenahistory.org
        From Senet to Monopoly to Terraforming Mars: 4,600 Years of Board Games. The evolution of board games has transformed them into a popular pastime all over the world. Join Nick Smith, for another fascinating adventure as we discover the history and popularity of ancient games, familiar classics, and today’s popular versions of this age-old pursuit. Pre-recorded presentation will be available all evening.
        > Virtual
      15.  PASADENA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
        pusd.us/maspuentes
        Más Puentes / Menos Muros features writings, art, videos, and banners that share stories by Blair High School’s International Academy immigrant and refugee students.
        > Virtual, with in person
        > Outdoor
      16.  RED HEN PRESS
        redhen.org
        Take a virtual look at unique sculptures from artists Sabine Meyer zu Reckendorf and Petra Eiko, chat live with Red Hen staff about book publishing, and win FREE books!
        > Virtual
      17.  SHUmei Arts Council
        shumeiarts.org/events.html
        Tune in for Shumei’s virtual programming with Calligraphy Demonstration by Kihachiro Nishiura, Organ Concert for Children with Christoph Bull, and Ikebana Demonstration with Jane Imai.
        > Virtual.
      18.  THE GAMBLE HOUSE
        4 Westmoreland Pl.
        gamblehouse.org
        Music for Your Inbox celebrates the Gamble House with an exterior video projection of a string quartet performance featuring music by Johanna Beyer, Charles Ives, and Pamela Z.
        > Virtual
        > In Person Outdoor viewing (masks required)
      19.  USC PACIFIC ASIA MUSEUM
        46 N Los Robles Ave.
        pacificasiamuseum.usc.edu/calendar
        an outdoor art-making workshop inspired by the national flowers of Asia and the Pacific, facilitated by artist Diane Williams at the Pacific Asia Museum! Participants will learn the basics of embroidery to create a unique national flower. RSVP required. Timed tickets available on the museum’s website.
      ARTNIGHT PASADENA
      October 8, 2021
      6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 

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