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California Automobile Museum: Mustang vs. Camaro: What Side Are You On?

Jul 2, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

At this ultimate pony car showdown, the California Automobile Museum will feature various specialty and stock model Mustangs and Camaros, from first-generation coupes of the 1960s to the more modern, sporty versions from recent years. Testimonials from car owners and enthusiasts will be on display, and gearheads will have the chance to choose a side and vote for which car he or she...

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Uncanny Valley

Jul 2, 2015 - Jul 19, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Capital Stage presents this new work by playwright Thomas Gibbons about the connection—and divide—between neuroscientist Claire and a robot named Julian, whom Claire is trying to train to be more lifelike. Described by The Washington Post as “cerebrally challenging,” the play explores the boundaries of society’s relationship with technology.  

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No Exit

Jul 2, 2015 - Jul 25, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Big Idea Theatre presents French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre’s existentialist fable of three individuals and their personal ideas of hell. Upon descending into the underworld, Garcin, Inez and Estelle are expecting fire and brimstone, but are ushered into a cushy drawing room instead. As time wanes, Garcin becomes attracted to Inez, who is attracted to Estelle, who craves attention from...

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We Are All Californians: Stories of Modern Immigration

Jul 2, 2015 - Nov 30, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Interact with a 20-foot multimedia wall where visitors can view first-person narratives of documented and undocumented immigrants from Mexico, Ukraine, Cambodia and other countries around the world. This new signature exhibit explores the personal stories of immigrants in the 21st century who journeyed to the Golden State in pursuit of the California dream.

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Crocker Art Museum: Armin Hansen: The Artful Voyage

Jul 2, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This touring exhibit, which was curated by the Crocker in collaboration with the Pasadena Museum of California Art, will display 100 works by the early 20th-century painter, including a selection of his watercolors, oils on canvas and sketches, such as Salmon Trawlers, which depicts Japanese fishermen navigating the Pacific Ocean in the hopes of a big catch. Tues.-Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thus....

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California State Railroad Museum: See That Lonesome Whistle Blow: Mass Market Collectibles With a Railroad Twist

Jul 2, 2015 - Sep 21, 2015

The style and glamour of railroad travel seeped into many aspects of American society, which will be illustrated in this display of dozens of antique and collectible items like a cigarette box, a liquor decanter, ash tray and cologne bottle, all of which were inspired by the shapes and imagery associated with train travel. Museum is open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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California State Capitol Museum: Called to Action: California’s Role in WWII

Jul 2, 2015 - Apr 17, 2016

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the California State Capitol Museum hosts an exhibition showcasing the Golden State’s involvement in the global conflict. This show features items from the California Military Department’s historical collection, such as a picture of members of the California National Guard landing in Normandy and famed photographer...

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The California Museum: Eighth Annual California Hall of Fame Artifact Exhibit

Jul 2, 2015 - Aug 30, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Seven of the Golden State’s best and brightest will be honored in this show commemorating the 2014 class inducted into the California Hall of Fame, which includes Sacramento-born author Joan Didion, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, whose display will feature the Academy Award he won for co-writing The Godfather screenplay with Mario Puzo. Museum...

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Music in the Mountains: SummerFest 2015

Jul 2, 2015 - Jul 5, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The foothills will be alive with the sound of music for two weeks this June at the 34th annual SummerFest. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic basket for its Concerts Under the Stars series, which will feature a performance on June 26 by Oscar-winning composer Randy Newman (aka “The Great American Songwriter,” according to Rolling Stone), who will play an array of music from...

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California State Railroad Museum: Sculpture with a Re-Purpose: The Found Art of Ray Carrington

Jul 2, 2015 - Nov 21, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Inspired by his father who worked on the Southern Pacific railroad, for the past four decades, artist and welder Ray Carrington has used reclaimed parts to create sculptural representations of hard-working railroad workers. This exhibit will feature more than 40 pieces, which range in height from 10 inches to 4 feet made from discarded railroad spikes, tracks and other materials. 10 a.m.-5...

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