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By Ruth Longoria | October 10, 2008
Two-dozen rose sculptures will grace the streets of Pasadena in coming months as part of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ Roses on Parade public art project. Paintings on the more than 5 feet tall fiberglass sculptures were commissioned to 24 local talented artists, one of whom is a La Cañada resident. The artistry of retired art teacher Gloria Beyer garnered the interest of another La Cañadan, Linda Klausner, who is a Tournament of Roses director and community chair and in charge of the Roses on Parade project.
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March 17, 2005
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art simultaneously presents two exhibitions, "Rauschenberg: Posters" and "German and Austrian Posters - War, Revolution, Protest: Recent Gifts to the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies" now through June 12. Comprising poster selections from two collections at LACMA (including highlights from a recent major donation to the Rifkind Center), both exhibitions examine poster art in various historical, social and political contexts.
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June 14, 2007
The public is invited to The Pasadena Chalk Festival, the world's largest street painting festival, this weekend. Nearly 600 artists from across Southern California are expected to use 25,000 sticks of pastel chalk to create spectacular murals on pavement that will encompass two city blocks. Amazing works of art from every style imaginable, classical to contemporary, whimsical and fantastic to socially relevant, will be created and exhibited over the course of the weekend. This one-of-a-kind public art event, now in its fifteenth year, is free-of-charge at Paseo Colorado.
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May 23, 2012
A gunman with a reputation for cleaning up corrupt backwater towns has taken up residence in La Cañada Flintridge, with an eye on north Glendale and the whole Crescenta Valley. A cutout of Clint Eastwood, in a pose from his 1964 Spaghetti Western “A Fistful of Dollars,” stands atop a hill near the Glendale (2) Freeway west of Verdugo Hills Hospital. Eastwood is steps off a trail that begins near Descanso Gardens and connects with other trails and fire roads in the San Rafael Hills.
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June 17, 2004
Making its annual appearance at Pasadena Civic Center, Absolut Chalk will place over 5,000 sticks of pastel chalks in the hands of approximately 600 visual artists to create spectacular murals for the 2004 street painting festival. The one-of-a-kind public art event takes place June 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Paseo Colorado shopping village. Hundreds of madonnari, the Italian word for street painter, will come from all over Southern California and points beyond to create works of every style imaginable on pavement the size of two city blocks.
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By Joe Piasecki, joe.piasecki@latimes.com | August 1, 2013
This post is corrected. See details below.  The latest resident to announce a campaign for one of three open seats on the La Cañada Unified School District board isn't all that far out of the classroom - a place where he thinks board members should get more involved. Kevork Kurdoghlian, who served as senior class president for the La Cañada High School class of 2012 and was editor of the school's newspaper, is the fifth person to pull papers in a race that so far includes no incumbents.
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March 29, 2007
Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy hosted the first "En Plein Air" event on March 24. "En Plein Air," meaning "in the open," gave local artists the opportunity to interpret Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's 41-acre campus through their artistic impressions. Artists worked in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pencil, charcoal and photography. This inaugural event is part of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's continuing celebration of its 75th anniversary year. The California Art Club, which participated in this special paint out day, made this their official quarterly event.
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September 18, 2008
Tree planting ceremony held The Walden School held a Sept. 15 “tree baby” planting ceremony and a “tree baby sculptural necklace” commemoration by Joel Tauber as part of his ongoing public art and film project “Sick-Amour.” “Sick Amour” describes Tauber’s three-year-long love affair with a forlorn sycamore tree in Parking Lot K at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. In a 12-channel video installation and a series of photographs, Tauber chronicles how he first fell in love with this tree and then embarked on a quest to improve its living conditions, to make a museum in its honor, and finally to help it reproduce.
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By Cary Ordway | December 8, 2005
If you're looking for cool factor on your next California getaway, it would be hard to beat Santa Monica, a playground for L.A. TV and movie people that is all neatly compressed into 8.3 miles strategically bordered by the Santa Monica Mountains on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other. The words trendy and hip seem to pop up a lot in the descriptions of the some 400 restaurants packed into this little piece of real estate. Throw in a few art galleries, some luxury hotels and, oh yes, celebrities, and you have the makings of an eye-popping diversion from your everyday hometown.
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By Ruth Longoria | October 10, 2008
Two-dozen rose sculptures will grace the streets of Pasadena in coming months as part of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses’ Roses on Parade public art project. Paintings on the more than 5 feet tall fiberglass sculptures were commissioned to 24 local talented artists, one of whom is a La Cañada resident. The artistry of retired art teacher Gloria Beyer garnered the interest of another La Cañadan, Linda Klausner, who is a Tournament of Roses director and community chair and in charge of the Roses on Parade project.
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March 17, 2005
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art simultaneously presents two exhibitions, "Rauschenberg: Posters" and "German and Austrian Posters - War, Revolution, Protest: Recent Gifts to the Robert Gore Rifkind Center for German Expressionist Studies" now through June 12. Comprising poster selections from two collections at LACMA (including highlights from a recent major donation to the Rifkind Center), both exhibitions examine poster art in various historical, social and political contexts.
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