Sat. June 16 @ 5pm - FREE Danza Floricanto/USA In Front of the SoPas Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St.Danza Floricanto/USA presents its tribute to the company's Mexican traditions inspired by the rich traditions of the Mexican community.
Presented by The South Pasadena Arts Council, Vecinos de South Pasadena, and the South Pasadena Public Library. Floricanto's program celebrates the traditional music and dance styles from Mexico. The selections range from the popular contemporary Fandangos of Veracruz, a rich amalgam of the indigenous Spanish and African roots of that area of Mexico. Floricanto will be accompanied by the renowned Cesar Castro, a well-known "jaranero" from Veracruz Mexico and his group Cambalache. Floricanto's long time musical collaborators, Mariachi Mexicapan, led by Ray Medina, will round out the festivities.
South Pasadena Businesses - Save the Date! South Pasadena Arts Crawl Sat. July 14 @ 5-9pmBusinesses, Artists and Arts Organizations: Join us for a Summertime Arts Crawl in Wonderful, Walkable South Pasadena Arts Crawl: It's a "Neighborhood Night-on-the-Town"
The Arts Crawls in October 2011 and February 2012 were well-attended and generated traffic and sales for many restaurants and merchants. The plan, going forward, is to host four of these annually, with one being simultaneous with the Eclectic Music Festival. Mark your calendars: on Saturday July 14th the Chamber will coordinate and promote this event to bring customers to your store, restaurant or gallery at no charge to you! You simply stay open for the event and offer some special that we can promote - a discount, trunk sale, or an arts demonstration or showcase. Please let us know if you plan to participate. The South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce will do all the work. We'll even help you to plan your own evening - by matching you with artists or arts organizations from the community for your location. or...You might want to book your own live musicians, or activity, and simply let us know so we can promote it.
Hold an Open House
Host a Musician or Painter
Have a Sale Provide a Crafts Demonstration Space
Host a Local Nonprofit
Tell us Your Idea!
For information on how to get your business or organization more involved, email: Laurie Wheeler or call (626) 441-2339