Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Armory Center’


Free Museum Admission

Free Museum Admission
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On Saturday, January 25th, twenty museums will be open to the public with free admission. Choices include the Autry, the California African American Museum, the Science Center, and locally, the Armory Center for the Arts, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and the Pasadena Museum of California Art. The Armory is currently showing Home Away, which is […]

Check “Mate” at Caltech Opens Friday

Check “Mate” at Caltech Opens Friday

“He could beat any man, until he met a woman.” So goes the slogan for Mate, a play about former Pasadena resident and world chess champion Bobby Fischer. In 1960, young chess phenomenon, 17-year-old Bobby Fischer traveled to Buenos Aires to compete. While there, he became intimate with a woman for the first time. Fischer […]

Summer Camps

Summer Camps

We do summer camp right in these parts. While Pasadena can certainly boast the Holy Trinity of summer camps—Sawyer, Shi’ini and Summerkids, each privately owned and run by longtime local families—it also boasts quite a number of specialty camps. Following are some of our favorites saints of summer fun. Note that many of them sell out […]

The Artist and the Shopping Destination

The Artist and the Shopping Destination

Christmas is nigh. If you are like me, and I am like everybody else, then you are being bombarded with an unceasing barrage of holiday media: jingles, songs, trinkets, images. This is what the holidays are all about, and is delightful—up to a point. Sometimes one needs a break from all the reds and greens, […]

Armory Opening: The Trees on My Block

Armory Opening: The Trees on My Block

Speaking of trees, the Armory has a new installation up, a collection of about 90 oil paintings by Pasadena artist Elizabeth Saveri. As you can probably discern, the paintings are all of trees (or tree leaves or tree seedpods) on her block. That block is Heather Square, in the neighborhood of Washington Square. The paintings […]

Pasadena in the NY Times

Pasadena in the NY Times

Bruce Nauman’s work of skywriting art over west Pasadena last weekend made the New York Times — you can read about one of the several viewing gatherings, this one at Molly Munger and Steve English’s house in San Rafael, by clicking here or on the photo below:

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