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A Little Bit of Chinese Art and Culture in The Westerbeck Hall

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Lilith Garcia in Features The Red Wall Art Troupe from Beijing Xicheng performed at Pasadena City College in the Westerbeck Recital Hall in Pasadena on September 18, 2015. PCC, the City of Pasadena, the China Sub-Commettee and Pasadena Sister Cities Committee brought a taste of traditional Chinese performance arts [...]

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Beijing Red Wall Art Troupe to Perform in Westerbeck

PCC in the News News: Beijing Red Wall Art Troupe to Perform in Westerbeck, Sept. 18 Changing faces Pasadena City College will be hosting the Red Wall Art Troupe, an acclaimed performing arts group from Beijing, on Friday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Westerbeck Recital Hall. “A Taste of Traditional Chinese Performance Arts” will [...]

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Barbara Hendrick Hayden – Remembered

HAYDEN, Barbara Hendrick Pasadena civic and community leader Barbara H. Hayden passed away May 23 shortly after celebrating her 101st birthday on Mothers' Day with family and friends at Villa Gardens Retirement Community. Mrs. Hayden was the daughter of a pioneering Azusa orange rancher and attended both Occidental College and Stanford University before becoming a [...]

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Exhibit Reception Hails Sister City Delegates

Celebrating their 15-year relationship with sister city in Xicheng District, Beijing in China, Pasadena and the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee will hold a welcome reception from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St. A small delegation from Xicheng will be welcomed as part of a photo exhibit featuring [...]

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Pioneering Members to be Honored by Pasadena Sister Cities

The Pasadena Sister Cities Committee will be dedicating an addition to its monument in honor of the pioneering members of the five sister cities with the City of Pasadena on Saturday, March 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center. These members were instrumental in developing the initial relationships and continuing programs [...]

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‘Many’ hats

Pasadena Board of Education member and author Elizabeth Pomeroy on politics, publishing and Many Moons Press By Justin Chapman 12/26/2013 Elizabeth Pomeroy, pose for a picture at her home in Pasadena, Wedensday, January 21, 2009. (photo by James Carbone/PW) Elizabeth Pomeroy has always been interested in historical literature. As a graduate student at UC Berkeley [...]

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Pasadena Sister Cities Summer Exchange Experience

Pasadena High School This past summer three of our students Kinsey Burgess and Jillian Stout-Blackman, members of the Class of 2013, and Grace Baghdasarian, Class of 2012 participated in the Pasadena Sister Cities Summer Exchange Program. Kinsey and Jillian went to Ludwigshafen, Germany and Grace went to Vanadzor, Armenia. President Dwight D. Eisenhower founded the [...]

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Alvar Kauti – Remembered

Alvar Kauti (1934-2013) Alvar Kauti, former Dean of Students at Pasadena City College, passed away at his home in Idyllwild, CA. after a brief illness on August 18, 2013. He was a devoted father, friend, co-worker and coach to many people throughout his journey in life. He is survived by his son, Timothy Kautiainen and [...]

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Xicheng District Sister Cities Conference – Committed to Sustainability Beijing

On June 21, 2010, Mayor Bogaard kicked off a planning and economic development seminar in Xicheng District, Beijing, a Sister City since October, 1999, with the following report on the City’s “Green City Action Plan”. Others from the City made panel presentations on volunteerism, planning and development programs, public information practices, and the Sister Cities [...]

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