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Friday, August 9, 2019

Looking for Something to Do? Free Pasadena Events Aug. 10 to 16

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 10, to Friday, Aug. 16. 

All events are free, so take a look -- and don't you dare say there's nothing to do in Pasadena!

Parks After Dark presents the final concert of the summer season Saturday, Aug. 10, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Park: Latin Fiesta! featuring the Colombian group La Sonora Dinamita, credited as the source of the popular rebirth of cumbia music throughout Latin America. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and a non-alcoholic picnic.

One Colorado's Summer Concert Series continues in the courtyard with singer/songwriter Chris Pierce performing soul and blues Saturday, Aug. 10, from 7 to 9 p.m.  All ages are welcome, and kicking up of heels on the dance floor is encouraged!

The second Sunday of every month is Free Admission Day at the USC Pacific Asia Museum. On Sunday, Aug. 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. discover how food inspires art and cultural identity. Create your own food-inspired artwork, listen to stories about food in Asian cultures, go on a docent-led tour of galleries and other areas of the museum and participate in a virtual reality experience that combines Asian cuisine and poetry.

Tuesday Musical of Pasadena presents the Second Sunday Concert Sunday, Aug. 11, at 2:30 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. The program will feature soprano Britta Sterling with double bassist Stewart Rosen and pianist Matias Piegari performing works by J.S Bach, Gabriel Faur√©, Enrique Granados, Gian Carlo Menotti and Antonio Vivaldi. 

Playhouse District Association's Summer Jazz Festival presents the Donavan/Muradian Quintet (DMQ) performing straight-up jazz featuring music by John Coltrane, Sonny Clark and Hoagy Carmichael plus original music by Jeff Donavan and Larry Muradian Sunday, Aug. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the courtyard adjacent to Vroman's Bookstore.

The summer concert series for all ages in the air conditioned comfort of the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center continues with The Michael Haggins Band performing smooth jazz, R&B and funk Monday, Aug. 12, at 6 p.m. The concerts are open to the community and all ages are welcome. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner. All ages are welcome.

Violinist Joanna Lee, accompanied by pianist Feng Bian, will perform Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 12:10 to 12:40 p.m. for the popular Music at Noon recital series at Pasadena Presbyterian Church.

"White Fang" (1991, PG) starring Ethan Hawke and Klaus Maria Brandauer will be shown Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 1 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. Based on Jack London's classic novel, the film tells the story of a young late-19th century Klondike gold prospector and the half wolf/half dog he rescues from a villainous man.

A reading of "And Yet We Persist," a new play about American suffrage by Daphne White, will be presented Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 6:30 p.m. in the Donald R. Wright Auditorium at Central Library. The play is an exploration of the epic battles, lies, personal disloyalties and political betrayals that took place between Susan B. Anthony and the power brokers of her time; as well as her often complicated relationships with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Sojourner Truth and Frederick Douglass.


The Pasadena Conservatory of Music's adult guitar ensemble will perform a chamber recital Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. in the conservatory's Barrett Hall.


Families of all ages are invited to take part in theater games and improv Thursday, Aug. 15, at 3:30 p.m. at Hill Avenue Branch Library.


Diana Purim & Eyedentity will perform jazz, funk, Brazilian and Latin fusion Thursday, Aug. 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado for the Summer Concert Series. Kicking up heels on the dance floor is encouraged!      
                                                                            
"Hotel Mumbai" (2019, R) starring Dev Patel and Armie Hammer will be shown Friday, Aug. 16, at 1 p.m. in the Scott Pavilion at the Pasadena Senior Center. Dedicated staff at a luxury hotel risk their lives to protect guests against a terrorist siege, while a desperate couple makes unthinkable sacrifices to protect their newborn child. The film is based on true events. You don't have to be a member of the Pasadena Senior Center to attend, but you do have to be 50 or older.


Parks After Dark presents the final movie of the summer season: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019, PG) with the voice talents of Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera Friday, Aug. 16, at 8 p.m. at Washington Park. In the final "...Dragon" saga, Hiccup struggles to take his place as leader of Berk, now a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia, but when the ruthless dragon hunter Grimmel arrives determined to kill Toothless and as many other dragons as he can, Hiccup and Toothless leave Berk and journey to the Hidden World, thought only to exist in myth, to save dragonkind. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and an alcohol-free picnic.


Photo credits: La Sonora Diamita, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, DMQ, Santa Clara University, Walt Disney Pictures, National Women's History Museum, Pasadena Conservatory of Music, Kid Activities, Diana Purim, Hamilton and Electric Pictures, DreamWorks Animation.

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