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AirStyle-Pasadena-Rose Bowl

February 21-22, 2015

Air + Style is a reflection of Shaun White’s lifestyle. It will involve sporting elements including snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding and BMX; there will be an interactive area for guests of of all ages; music from three stages inside and outside the Rose Bowl; a fashion show; technology; cuisine; gaming; and, art reflected throughout the venue. The snowboard competition is part of the Air + Style event tour starting in Beijing, then to Innsbruck and ending at the Rose Bowl which will be the largest and final event of the tour.

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“Historic Pasadena” Smart Phone App

Historic Pasadena Smart Phone App

“Historic Pasadena” Smart Phone Application

The “Historic Pasadena” smart phone app has three primary functions:

     1. Search for any historic resources near your current location

     2. Search for specific kinds of historic resources (such as architectural styles, works of a particular architect, etc.)

     3. Follow pre-defined mobile tours created by the City and other agencies

Each of these options will include the ability to obtain walking, driving or transit or directions to each point on the tour from your current location. Information about each stop on the tour will also be accessible, based on data that is included in the City’s online database of historic resources, known as the California Historical Resources Inventory Database, or CHRID. The smart phone app is available for both iPhone and Android devices and the full CHRID database can also be accessed HERE.


2015 College Football Playoff Semifinal

2015 College Football Playoff Semifinals Rose Bowl

January 1, 2015

A limited number of tickets for the 2015 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual, which will serve as a College Football Playoff Semifinal, will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, August 28 at 9 a.m. PT.

Tickets will be available online at or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000. The pre-sale marks the first time that fans will have the opportunity to purchase a ticket to the inaugural College Football Playoff Semifinal at Rose Bowl Stadium. The 2015 game will take place on Thursday, January 1 at 2:10 p.m. PT.

A maximum of four tickets per person will be available during the Rose Bowl Game pre-sale. Individual ticket prices start at $150 plus Ticketmaster handling fees.

In 2015, the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will serve as one of two College Football Playoff Semifinal games, which will feature the top four teams in the nation. On Sunday, Dec. 7, the four teams that will play in the two semifinal games will be selected via a national broadcast on ESPN. The other College Football Playoff Semifinal will be played at the Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans and the winners of both games will advance to the first-ever College Football Playoff National Championship in Arlington, Texas on January 12.

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Pasadena Museum of California Art


September 14, 2014 - January 11, 2015

An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle

Jess Collins, known simply as Jess, and his partner, the poet Robert Duncan, were one of the most fascinating artist couples of the 20th century. An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle is the first exhibition to focus on the creative production and relationship between the two, and their remarkable circle of friends. Jess's mind-bending collages—or, as he called them, "paste-ups," were often published to accompany erudite Duncan's poems and essays, whose writings and ideas, in turn, made their way into Jess's dense and allusive works. The exhibition draws its name, "An Opening of the Field," from the title of one of Duncan's key books. Progenitors of modernism, Jess and Duncan heavily influenced an entire generation of poets and painters who would gather at their San Francisco home, which served as a salon and gallery space for their artist friends. The exhibition includes approximately 85 works by Jess and Duncan as well as from members of their coterie, including R. B. Kitaj, Edward Corbett, Wallace Berman, Lawrence Jordan, and George Herms, as well as the poets Jack Spicer, Robin Blaser, and Michael McClure and is accompanied by a 250-page catalogue.


Burning Down the House: Ellen Brooks, Jo Ann Callis, Eileen Cowin

Burning Down the House: Ellen Brooks, Jo Ann Callis, Eileen Cowin brings together work by these three contemporary artists for the first time. Long known for using photography to narrative ends, Brooks, Callis, and Cowin, who emerged simultaneously in 1970s Southern California, challenge both the role of women and their chosen medium in multi-layered, provocative images. Taking its title from the eponymous Talking Heads song, the exhibition features a series of photographs from the 1970s to the early 2000s. Their photographic tableaux are like illicit reveries and performances—"shakedown dreams in broad daylight," as the Talking Heads might have called them—that reflect a multitude of private torments and obsessions. Ranging from small individual photographs to large-scale sequences comprised of several prints, the installation freely intermixes work by the three artists, exploring issues of female identity, relationship, intimacy, domestic conflict, and gender performance. Burning Down the House: Ellen Brooks, Jo Ann Callis, Eileen Cowin is curated by Claudia Bohn-Spector and Sam Mellon, and is organized by the Pasadena Museum of California Art. This exhibition is supported by the Pasadena Arts League.


Stas Orlovski: Chimera

Long fascinated by sources such as the Soviet-era children's books from his own childhood, Japanese prints, and Dutch botanical illustration, Stas Orlovski has mined this vocabulary of images, ideas, and motifs for his drawings, collages, paintings, and prints. For Stas Orlovski: Chimera—using the magical projections of the 18th and 19th century Phantasmagoria shows as a point of inspiration—he creates a moving drawing where disparate histories, events, and dreams collide. The installation is accompanied by an atmospheric sound piece composed by Steve Roden specifically for Chimera, collaged, much like the installation, using various recordings of instruments from Roden's collection of Victorian-era instruments such as: a harmonium from India, a Gibson banjolele, a long neck banjo, a strohviol—and Roden's voice. Stas Orlovski: Chimera is organized by the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Funding for this exhibition has been generously provided by United States Artists Hatchfund and the Center for Cultural Innovation.

Real Change Movement

Real Change Movement Web

The Real Change Movement is an innovative partnership between the business community, the public sector and nonprofits that has created a simple way for each individual to play a part in ending homelessness. This campaign created a special public donation meters program, with 100% of the funds going to comprehensive homeless services that provide proven methods to break out of the cycle of dependency of living on the streets. The Real Change Movement also includes a public education component that raises awareness about the issue of homelessness and informs people about more effective ways to support those in need. This campaign aims to harness the power of our community and is a collaborative effort of the City of Pasadena, Flintridge Center, Business Improvement Districts, the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Art Center College of Design, United Way of Greater Los Angeles, and East West Bank. Look for the bright orange donations meters and help spread the message about the Real Change Movement!

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