Pasadena Heritage Hosts Virtual Celebration of Beloved Bridge

Pasadena Heritage is inviting the community to join its celebration of one of the city most iconic structures, the Colorado Street Bridge.
Though the Colorado Street Bridge Party has long been a community favorite, this year the preservation organization urges local residents to participate from Sunday, Aug. 9-Saturday, Aug. 15 in a virtual celebration.
The organization has arranged a lineup of events intended to offer something for everyone. Classic cars will cruise Pasadena’s historic neighborhoods and the bridge to kick off the festivities on Sunday. On Monday, Aug. 10, there will be a lecture on the history of the bridge with bestselling author Chip Jacobs, and on Tuesday, Aug. 11, a panel discussion on the proposed new fencing with members of the Bridge Task Force.
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Renowned Artist Dinner at Arroyo Chop House Oct. 16

Kenton Nelson
Kenton Nelson

Kenton Nelson, a world-renowned artist and Pasadena resident, will headline the Arroyo Chop House Speaker Series Dinner this Monday evening, Oct. 16. The special event will feature a four-course dinner, including a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres.
Nelson’s paintings have been featured five times on the cover of the New Yorker magazine, and his recent exhibitions have been in Los Angeles and Europe. His oil paintings of figures, objects and architecture have, as one critic said, “singlehandedly resurrected the sun-drenched optimism of New Deal American Painting.”
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