Empress Wu Zetian

Experience Empress Wu Zetian, a new musical production featuring Liu Xiaoqin and Tianjin People’s Art Theater.

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Li Jian World Tour

Performing for the first time in Los Angeles is Chinese singer Li Jian at the Pasadena Convention Center on March 25, 2016. In 2015, he won the China Golden Award for best male singer.

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Michio Kaku

Dr. Kaku is a recognized figure in science in two areas, (1) Einstein’s unified field theory which he is attempting to complete, (2) predicting trends which affect business, commerce, and finance. Dr. Kaku will be speaking at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.

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Platon - Photographer

Platon photographs world figures, his work has been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The New Yorker, and 20 covers on TIME Magazine. Platon will appear at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.

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Henry Paulson

The former Treasury Secretary will be on stage at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium as part of  the Distinguished Speaker Series.  Henry Paulson will be in conversation with Fortune Magazine’s Geoffrey Colvin.

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Grand Experience

Built in 1932, the historic 2,997-seat Pasadena Civic Auditorium is one of the most revered performance halls in the nation. Today, the Civic is proud home of the Distinguished Speaker Series and NAACP Image Awards.

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Grand Experience

Built in 1932, the historic 2,997-seat Pasadena Civic Auditorium is one of the most revered performance halls in the nation. Today, the Civic is proud home of the Distinguished Speaker Series and NAACP Image Awards.

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Historic Exhibit Hall now open

Another chapter in Pasadena’s great history returned to life in February 2015.

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Upcoming Public Events

Distinguished Speaker Series – Platon

Feb10

The man behind the camera, Platon.  Platon has photographed celebrities, world figures…

Empress Wu Zetian

Feb26

Chinese Musical The stage play, Empress Wu Zetian is a new production featuring…

Distinguished Speaker Series – Michio Kaku

Mar16

Dr. Kaku will be speaking at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium as part…

Li Jian World Tour

Mar25

Li Jian Concert Performing for the first time in Los Angeles is Chinese…