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SPARC Spoken Word, Music, and Art Event
January 2 @ 4:00 pm
South Pasadena Arts Council Presents
A Spoken Word, Music, and Art Event
Featuring Poet Michael C Ford and Multi-instrumentalist Charlie Campagna
at the SPARC South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Gallery, January 2, 2022
The South Pasadena Arts Council will host noted Pulitzer- 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, a composer for contemporary dance and contributor to such films as Dune, Ghost in the Shell, Selma, and Blade Runner 2049. Admission is free. Please note: proof of vaccination status and masks will be required in adherence to Covid-19 health and safety protocols.
Also in the Gallery: SPARC’s continuing “Holiday Group Art Exhibition,” featuring watercolor and oil paintings, collage, ceramics, and soft sculpture by artists Victoria Arriola, Michael Campagna, Elaine Carhartt, Laurie Hendricks, Shelley Stephens, Rebecca Tager, Cynthia Thiel, and Ella Trimarchi.
Operated by the South Pasadena Arts Council, the SPARC Chamber of Commerce Gallery is located inside the Chamber of Commerce at 1121 Mission St., South Pasadena. (The “Holiday Group Exhibition” continues through January 7. Hours vary. Contact Blue Trimarchi at (626) 676-4195.)
Founded as a grassroots effort in 2009, the South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit arts organization that develops educational and public arts programs, creates interactive projects, and collaborates with other organizations in the City of South Pasadena and the surrounding Los Angeles area to foster and produce cultural events featuring the visual, performing, literary and media arts. SPARC is open to people in all the creative fields, art appreciators, art patrons, educators, and any others interested in helping the arts thrive in South Pasadena and neighboring communities. Information: https://www.sopasartscouncil.org/