Monthly Archives: June 2011

MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” Free Mondays, Thursday Evenings

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MOCA’s “Art in the Streets” Offers Visual Feast Near Little Tokyo/Arts District Gold Line Station

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If the idea of paying to see graffiti seems strange, perhaps it is no more strange or controversial than the idea of staging a major art museum exhibition of graffiti and street art.

The strange reality of graffiti as fine art can be seen in “Art in the Streets,” which highlights the history of street and graffiti art at the Geffen Contemporary at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Little Tokyo through August 8.

You can avoid paying admission Mondays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and see amazing street art thanks to Banksy, the British street artist, who stated: “I don’t think you should have to pay to look at graffiti. You should only pay if you want to get rid of it.”

Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. are also free.
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Gold Line Event: Pasadena City College Flea Market Has Something for Everyone

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Gold Line Event: PCC Flea Market Offers Unique Items First Sunday of Month

Looking for the unusual gift for Dad or a Grad? Or just want a unique shopping experience that includes a stroll down memory lane?

Instead of heading for a mall, try the monthly Pasadena City College Flea Market held on the first Sunday of every month.

You’ll find everything from cards to ties to fancy frames for that new diploma or collector paperweights for Dad’s or Grad’s office.
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