The South Pasadena Arts Council will host acclaimed Pulitzer-nominated and Grammy-nominated poet Michael C Ford (Emergency exits) at the SPARC Gallery on Sunday, January 2, 2022, at 4 p.m. in a spoken word performance with music provided by multi-instrumentalist Charlie Campagna, composer for contemporary dance and contributor to films such as Dune, Ghost in the shell, Selma, and Blade Runner 2049. Free entry. Please note: proof of vaccination and masks will be required in accordance with Covid-19 health and safety protocols.
Also in the gallery: SPARC’s Holiday Group Art Exhibition, which features watercolors and oil paintings, collages, ceramics and soft sculptures by artists Victoria Arriola, Michael Campagna, Elaine Carhartt, Laurie Hendricks, Shelley Stephens, Rebecca Tager, Cynthia Thiel, and Ella Trimarchi.
Managed by the South Pasadena Arts Council, the SPARC Gallery is located inside the Chamber of Commerce at 1121 Mission St., South Pasadena. (The âHoliday Group Showâ continues through January 7. Hours vary. Contact Blue Trimarchi at (626) 676-4195.)