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Masters Series, an adult education program of the Pasadena Senior Center, is designed to increase understanding of national and international issues, the arts, other cultures, the community, and the individual. With a focus on “understanding,” courses are presented by local university faculty and experts. Each term provides a wonderful opportunity for learning and discussion.

Logo Women AuthorsThe Masters Series is funded
in part by a generous grant from
the Pasadena Literary Alliance

2017 Winter Term
Tuesdays, January 24 - March 21
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Art illuminating Life
Ideologies and illustrations


Director/playwright and award winning novelist

FebRuary 7
February 21
March 7
March 21

The Play's the Thing
Director/playwright and award-winning novelist, Beverly Olevin, will offer four separate interactive workshops featuring professional actors performing dynamic scenes from contemporary and classic plays. Topics for the workshops will include plays touched with satire and fun, plays driven by moral/scientific issues, plays of intrigue with a bit of deception, plays adapted from novels or plays to film, and plays about the Theatrical Arts reflecting the Visual Arts. The specific themes expressed by these scenes will be discussed. The lecture and discussion will also focus on the role theater has played throughout history and the basic human need to share and learn from our stories.

L.A. Media Consultant


March 14

Professor Dawson will offer insight into the world of reality TV and its impact on the American Media Industry.

UCLA Professor

February 28

The Mind of Leonardo da Vinci
Over six decades of creative activity, Leonardo da Vinci showcased his gifts as a painter, sculptor, scientist, anatomist, architect, engineer, inventor, botanist, and musician. However, da Vinci was a deep thinker with extraordinary ideas and a philosophy that is often overlooked, one that permeated and informed all his great works and. affected how lived his life. We shall look at that philosophy.

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Where is PSC?


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Contact Us

Phone: (626) 795-4331
Fax: (626) 577-4235

Pasadena Senior Center
85 East Holly Street
Pasadena, CA 91103