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June 6, 1997
Ernestine Avery, 83, a patron of the arts and a strong supporter of the Pasadena Public Library. She was the wife of R. Stanton Avery, founder and chairman emeritus of the Avery Dennison Corp. in Pasadena. During their 32-year marriage, the couple appeared at black-tie balls and fund-raisers throughout the city. They were especially ardent backers of the Huntington Library, the Music Center and Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles.
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December 28, 2007 | David Pagel, Special to The Times
"Read Me! Text in Art" is far more focused than its title suggests. At the Armory Center for the Arts, the 19-artist exhibition, organized by guest curator Malik Gaines, has one foot planted firmly in the classroom and the other in the street. Its best works travel back and forth between these realms, creating pointed conversations between theory and practice, knowledge and experience, the head and the heart. They do so with an impressive variety of materials, techniques and styles.
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April 11, 2002 | SCARLET CHENG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"As with so many renovation projects," says Scott Ward, sitting amid new construction at the Armory Center for the Arts, "it began with, 'Well, wouldn't it be great if we could utilize that storage space It is a couple of weeks before Saturday's official unveiling of an extensive remodel at the Armory, and Ward, the executive director of the exhibition and art education center in Pasadena, is monitoring banging hammers, buzzing drills and the rest of the rush to finish the nine-month project.
NEWS
April 11, 2002 | SCARLET CHENG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"As with so many renovation projects," says Scott Ward, sitting amid new construction at the Armory Center for the Arts, "it began with, 'Well, wouldn't it be great if we could utilize that storage space It is a couple of weeks before Saturday's official unveiling of an extensive remodel at the Armory, and Ward, the executive director of the exhibition and art education center in Pasadena, is monitoring banging hammers, buzzing drills and the rest of the rush to finish the nine-month project.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 9, 2002 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five years after art collectors Robert and Arlene Oltman purchased a piece of property in downtown Pasadena with the vague idea of building a residence for themselves in a mixed-use facility, their dream is becoming a reality. But they won't be living above a boutique or restaurant, like a growing number of urban dwellers. Instead, they are moving into the top floor of a three-story building that houses the new Pasadena Museum of California Art.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 28, 2007 | David Pagel, Special to The Times
"Read Me! Text in Art" is far more focused than its title suggests. At the Armory Center for the Arts, the 19-artist exhibition, organized by guest curator Malik Gaines, has one foot planted firmly in the classroom and the other in the street. Its best works travel back and forth between these realms, creating pointed conversations between theory and practice, knowledge and experience, the head and the heart. They do so with an impressive variety of materials, techniques and styles.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 16, 1998
* "Peter Beard: 50 Years of Portraits"--A 1960 print, above, depicting cheetahs on the Taru Desert by Peter Beard is among works being exhibited through May 9 at the Fahey/Klein Gallery. * "Todd Webb: Photographs"--Images from New York, Paris, Santa Fe and Mexico by the 93-year-old who has been called a historian with a camera go on display Friday at Paul Kopeikin Gallery.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 17, 2008
Three members of the Grammy Award-winning Southwest Chamber Music ensemble, now in its third decade, are showcased in a program focusing on 20th century music. Violinist Lorenz Gamma, pianist Ming Tsu (both pictured) and clarinetist Jim Foschia will be heard in various combinations playing music by Stravinsky, Milhaud, Berg and Bartok. 8 p.m. Sat., Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena. Also 8 p.m. Mon., Colburn School of Performing Arts. $10-$38. (800) 726-7147; www.swmusic.org
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December 8, 2004
Cheat sheet Students at the California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena rely on the 3-D model included in this nifty little kit to show them exactly what chiffonade, flute, Parisienne or other knife cuts should look like. Oblique? Why, that's an angle-sided roll-cut. Waterproof cards show how to execute the cuts.
NEWS
January 5, 1995
Boxes to recycle greeting cards and holiday wrapping paper will be available at several Pasadena businesses and community locations through March. Drop-off boxes, made from recycled materials by children at Eugene Field Elementary School, are available at the Armory Center for the Arts, all Pasadena libraries, several businesses and the Pasadena Board of Realtors. Information: (818) 792-5101.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 9, 2002 | SUZANNE MUCHNIC, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five years after art collectors Robert and Arlene Oltman purchased a piece of property in downtown Pasadena with the vague idea of building a residence for themselves in a mixed-use facility, their dream is becoming a reality. But they won't be living above a boutique or restaurant, like a growing number of urban dwellers. Instead, they are moving into the top floor of a three-story building that houses the new Pasadena Museum of California Art.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 6, 1997
Ernestine Avery, 83, a patron of the arts and a strong supporter of the Pasadena Public Library. She was the wife of R. Stanton Avery, founder and chairman emeritus of the Avery Dennison Corp. in Pasadena. During their 32-year marriage, the couple appeared at black-tie balls and fund-raisers throughout the city. They were especially ardent backers of the Huntington Library, the Music Center and Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 13, 2004
Ann Hassett, former executive director of the Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts in Pasadena, has been named managing director of the Ambassador Hall Board of Directors, a group that is working with the Worldwide Church of God and the city of Pasadena to reopen the Ambassador Auditorium, which has been closed to performances since 1995.
NEWS
December 9, 1990
The Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design will offer classes at the Armory Center for the Arts in Pasadena beginning in January. The program enables Otis/Parsons, Los Angeles' oldest college of art and design, to extend its programs into the Pasadena area.
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