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Public Invited to Pasadena Idol Teen Singing Competition

Black news from Pasadena - Arts - Pasadena Idol teen singing competitionPasadena, CA — The public is invited to cheer on 10 vocally talented youth as they sing their hearts out during the Pasadena Idol teen talent competition from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, August 23, 2014.

This free, family friendly event happens at the Garfield Promenade of Paseo Colorado, 280 E. Colorado Blvd., with the special red carpet walk beginning at 5 p.m.

Public parking is available at the Paseo Colorado underground parking structure and is free for the first 90 minutes with validation.

The winner of this year's Pasadena Idol competition receives the Idol Demo Pack, including studio time to produce a two-song demo and music video, 100 CDs for distribution, a feature article in The DENA magazine and the opportunity to perform at venues throughout the city.

The 10 contestants were selected from a pool of 40 talented youth who auditioned earlier this year for one of the finalist spots. After attending a series of workshops to help enhance performance and vocal techniques, the 10 finalists are now to step up to the microphone to compete for the Pasadena Idol crown.

The Pasadena Idol singing competition was created in 2007 by the City's Human Services and Recreation Department for local youth to showcase their talents and work with music professionals.

Co-sponsors for the event include Paseo Colorado, www.paseocoloradopasadena.com; Los Angeles College of Music, www.lacm.edu; OneSixFive Designs; Pasadena Community Access Corporation ("Pasadena Media), www.pasadenamedia.tv, The DENA Magazine, www.thedenamagazine.com; and local production companies Swartz Section, S Claz Productions, Mike Towns Sounds and Young Black and Gifted.

For more information, contact Dolores Mendoza at (626) 744-7507.

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