‘Power Rangers,’ it’s morphin’ time at the Pasadena Convention Center

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Going on right now at the Pasadena Convention Center: Power Morphicon 2, a gathering most likely to include oodles of multi-color spandex in celebration of the ’90s TV show “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers.”

The event, running through Sunday, marks the 17th anniversary of the show’s premiere in 1993.
Apparently not scheduled to make an appearance is David Yost, the original Blue Ranger, who this week announced he is gay and says he was harassed for it on set of the show.
Sadly, the Gold Ranger Breakfast – in which guests dine with other former stars of the show — is already sold out, so I bring you this photo from Flickr user Kevin Dooley as consolation.
(Photo via Flickr, Kevin Dooley)

Celebrate Shanghai with the summer’s final Fusion Fridays event at Pacific Asia Museum

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The summertime fun of Fusion Fridays is coming to an end in classic Shanghai style.
Get dolled up in cocktail or 1930s attire for the series’ grand finale. It’s a nightlife vibe mixed with fine art — focusing on the exhibit “China Modern: Designing Popular Culture 1910-1970.” Expect gourmet food trucks in the parking lot, open bar, a live DJ in the courtyard and cultural performances.
Tomorrow, Aug. 27, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. $10 members, $15 advanced, $20 at door. Limited capacity. (626) 449-2742, pacificasiamuseum.org
(File photos from “China Modern: Designing Popular Culture”)