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Arts and Entertainment

Get Out: Chalk Festival, 007 Double Feature, Smiths/Morrissey Convention, The Three Musketeers, Nina's Food Fundraiser

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Pasadena Chalk Festival
It's day two of the weekend-long annual Pasadena Chalk Festival. The event is the world’s largest street painting festival, and features nearly 600 artists from across Southern California, using 25,000 sticks of pastel chalk to create spectacular murals on pavement the size of two city blocks. It's free and open to the public, so head over to Paseo Colorado located at 280 E. Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91101 (between Marengo and Los Robles Ave.) There are Murals on Garfield Promenade, Upper Fountain Court, Upper and Lower Levels by Pacific Theatres (Animation Alley), and in the front plaza area of Pasadena Civic Auditorium, as well. Watch artists create their work live, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

James Bond Double Feature
End your Sunday with some intrigue and adventure with a James Bond double feature at the Aero Theatre. First up at 7:30 is 1964's Goldfinger, with Sean Connery as Bond, followed by 1965's Thunderball. [Tickets]

Smiths/Morrissey Convention
Join host Richard Blade for a day devoted to the music of Morrissey and The Smiths at the Music Box Theatre. The Smiths/Morrissey Convention is a don't-miss event for devotees and fans; enjoy hours of music, videos, live performances (in tribute), prizes, shopping for collectibles, and more. Tickets are $27 at the door.

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Three Musketeers @Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum
Sunday evenings are for swashbuckling with a live performance of the theatrical adaptation of the classic Dumas novel. It's "All for one, and one for all" in Three Musketeers, one of this season's repertory pieces at the Theatricum Botanicum, tonight at 7:30.

Nina's Food Fundraiser at Angeli Caffe
As mentioned earlier this week, Angeli Caffe is hosting a fundraiser for Nina's Food, to help kickstart a mico-finance venture to get Vendy Award-winning Nina Garcia and other beloved vendors into legit vending operations. Lots of tasty food and good company to be had, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.