The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) is pleased to present an evening of spoken word performances and readings as part of its participation in the Winter Arts Crawl. The performances take place two doors down from the SPARC Gallery at The South Pasadenan headquarters, 1127 Mission Street, and where Hot Box Vintage Pop-Up Shop is right in the front.
SPARC Gallery @ the South Pasadena Chamber of Commerce is at 1121 Mission St, where there will be an Artist Reception for Jonathan Sadler from 6 – 8 pm.
There will be two one-hour performances featuring several poets and storytellers during the Arts Crawl. The first performance will begin at 7:00 pm and the second will follow at 8:30 pm
The evening will be hosted by Carl Weintraub, a professional television and theatre actor. Carl was the first recipient of the Los Angeles Pasa Award for life-time achievement in professional artistry in schools and was the first actual artist ever to receive the Los Angeles Music Center’s Bravo Award for achievement in arts education. Carl also founded We Tell Stories, a story-type theatre company that has been performing across America since 1981. Carl also co-produces and curates BackStory, a bi-monthly storytelling series at the Victory Theatre in Burbank.
The list of performers include:
Carl Weintraub, Kurt Stern, Dublin Galyean, Gordon Henderson, Laurie O’Brien, John Binder, Steven Gutierrez-Kovner, Natalie J Graham, Sara Borjas, Danielle Mitchell, Rick Leddy, La Poeta Violeta, and Imani Tolliver.