The inaugural festival will feature live musical performances by Armenian folk, classical, jazz, and contemporary pop musicians along with award-winning dance troupes and children’s entertainment. The festival will take place in the beautiful outdoor courtyard of the Paseo Colorado. With authentic food, vendors and entertainment, this event is sure to provide a true cultural experience to festival-goers of all ages.
PASADENA, APRIL 30, 2010 — noor restaurant | ballroom, Pasadena’s brand new French Mediterranean Restaurant and Ballroom, is generously sponsoring a series of free outdoor cultural festivals highlighting the food, dance, music and culture of different countries with its inaugural event May 15th & 16th, 2010. The event, hosted by KCRW’s dj Tom Schnabel, will celebrate the artistry of Armenia through a series of live performances by some of the most well-known artists in the community.
Invited guests include Pasadena Mayor Bogaard, Congressmen Carol Liu, Pasadena Council members and LA City Council representatives Paul Krikorian. Guests will sample authentic food prepared by Noor’s culinary team, while watching exciting performances by musicians and dancers.
“Taste of the World is a fun opportunity to enjoy and learn about one of the world’s oldest cultures, and to partake in a celebration of one of Los Angeles’ many diverse communities”, host Tom Schnabel expresses.
The event will support Pasadena Jazz Institute, a non-profit organization pursuing a three-fold mission of jazz education, preservation, and participation. As one of Pasadena’s premier arts organizations, the Pasadena Jazz Institute is keeping “America’s Classical Music” alive through concerts, school clinics, performances and jazz camps.
About noor restaurant | ballroom
noor restaurant | ballroom is a brand new French Mediterranean restaurant and bar situated in historic downtown Pasadena. Overlooking the famed Colorado Boulevard, the art nouveau designed Sofia ballroom imparts a setting of elegance for all your events while the art deco inspired Ella dining room provides a wonderful backdrop to experience our innovative French Mediterranean mezze (tapas) menu. Each room provides an exquisite space for both private and corporate events.