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City Speaks, Episode 2
Water Reflections


Pat Payne. Poet
Mikael Hakansson, Poet
Gwendolyn Alley, Poet
Rima Snyder, Sound Designer
Alessandro Thompson, Sculptor
Thadeus Frazier-Reed, Electronics Design

"Put your seat in our seat … please."

What: A sculptural poetry/sonic installation
1199 S. Fair Oaks  Avenue (S.W. corner of W. State St. and Fair Oaks Ave.)
11:00 AM to 7:00 PM for sonic experience
Limited street parking on Fair Oaks. Please respect parking signs on residential streets.

Episode 2 of "City Speaks" brings together the talents of three Southland poets, a concrete ghost of a Morris Chair and an ambient sonic environment in a contemplative al fresco living room.  Sit a spell, relax in dappled shade and enjoy poetic reflections on the Crown City of the San Gabriel Valley.

For more information about "City Speaks" and Pasadena's Rotating Public Art Exhibition Program, please click here

Audio clips:
Currently running: Pat Payne | Mikael Hakansson | Gwendolyn Alley
Returning in the Fall of 2013: Don Kingfisher Campbell | Matthew Shenoda | Kathabela Wilson

"City Speaks" is one of the three site-specific artworks commissioned by the Pasadena Arts & Culture Commission and City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division and Pasadena Department of Water and Power.