Photos sought for Doo Dah contest and exhibit

Doo Dah Parade Photo & Memorabilia Exhibit
6 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, July 17

 McGinty’s Gallery at the End of the World
2475 N. Lake Avenue
 Altadena CA 91001
$5, proceeds benefit the Light Bringer Project
Professional and amateur photographers are invited to submit their best photographs of the Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade in a contest. All photographs will be exhibited at McGinty’s Gallery at the End of the World in Altadena 6 p.m.-midnight July 17, during which trophies will be awarded in a number of categories with the “Spirit of Doo Dah” as top prize.
Gallery visitors to the “Doo Dah Parade Photo & Memorabilia” exhibit will enjoy an evening of entertainment and fun. In addition to the photos on display, you can view royal gowns, portraits and more. Chico’s Bail Bonds will treat you to blues, while The Subs will keep the beat with a repertoire ranging from folk and rock to R&B and dance. Reigning royalty Queen Erica will serve up some sweet guitar licks, Queen Naughty Mickie will awe you with her sword dance and Queen Skittles will be offering her talents to take your photo with the Doo Dah denizen of your choice. Also, throughout the event, you are invited to bid on a selection of silent auction items.
Proceeds from the event and auction benefit the Light Bringer Project, a non-profit organization based in Pasadena. LBP’s annual Doo Dah Parade and Pasadena Chalk Festival help support its art and art education programs, including Room 13, Expressing Feelings Through Art and the Ad and Design Academy. To learn more, visit
For more information and to enter the photo contest, e-mail Gary Barbuto, coordinator, at Photo submission deadline is Monday, July 12.

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