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THE BASEBALL RELIQUARYS 2009 SEASON
Calendar of Exhibitions and Programs

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AUGUST 10-OCTOBER 2
Two concurrent exhibitions: the first, Love to Hate: The Dodgers-Giants Rivalry, highlights the storied rivalry between the Dodgers and Giants from New York to California. The second, The Day the World Series Stopped, revisits the 1989 World Series Earthquake Game between the Giants and Oakland A’s, which marks its 20th anniversary on October 17, 2009. Burbank Central Library, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA. Free admission. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30 am-9:00 pm; Friday, 9:30 am-6:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; closed Sunday. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 7:00 PM
World premiere screening of 5:04 p.m.: A First Person Account of the 1989 World Series Earthquake Game, a 30-minute documentary by Jon Leonoudakis. A discussion with the filmmaker will follow the screening. Burbank Central Library Auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 7:00 PM
Love to Hate: The Dodgers-Giants Rivalry,” a panel discussion moderated by Jean Hastings Ardell and featuring Arnold Hano, author of numerous baseball books including A Day in the Bleachers, and broadcaster Ross Porter, who announced Los Angeles Dodgers games for 28 seasons between 1977 and 2004. Burbank Central Library Auditorium, 110 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (818) 238-5600.

OCTOBER 5-OCTOBER 31
Two concurrent exhibitions: the first, featuring 35 paintings by Ben Sakoguchi from his Orange Crate Label Series: The Unauthorized History of Baseball, will be in the North Entrance display cases. The second, Viva Cuba Beisbol, a selection of photographs of Cuban baseball by Byron Motley, will be in the Humanities Wing display cases. Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Library hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am-9:00 pm; Friday & Saturday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm; Sunday, 1:00-5:00 pm. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-4066.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 6:00-10:00 PM
In conjunction with ArtNight Pasadena, the city’s biannual collaborative project celebrating art and culture, the Baseball Reliquary and Pasadena Public Library present Touching All Bases: A Baseball Celebration. This multi-cultural and multi-generational evening will incorporate visual art, music, performance, literature, and moving image media to provide new insights into America’s national pastime and to explore its unparalleled creative possibilities. Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-4066. For additional details regarding ArtNight Pasadena, visit www.artcenter.edu/artnight/.

ONGOING THROUGH 2009
The Baseball Reliquary presents William Robert Steele’s Ebbets Field Replica, an exhibition of Jackie Robinson paintings (including Michael Guccione’s “Jackie Robinson Icon”), and a display of Negro Leagues memorabilia. Jackie Robinson Center, 1020 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena, CA. Free admission. Hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 am-9:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm; closed weekends (open by reservation). Further information, phone (626) 791-7647; for directions, phone (626) 744-7300.  


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