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Festival Weekend Ahead

Pasadena, Leimert Park and Irvine are the spots.

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    Three festivals are unfurling over the weekend in Pasadena, Leimert Park and Irvine, respectively. Details:

    Pasadena Chalk Festival: It's a free walk-around -- careful walk-around, we'll add -- at Paseo Colorado. The sidewalk is the canvas, and dozens of artists are all crouched down creating portraits, landscapes, even 3Dish illusions. This is a bring-your-camera deal. Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20

    Father's Day/Juneteenth Celebration: If you missed the great Barbara Morrison singing at Hollywood & Highland last week, you'll get another chance on Saturday, June 19. R&B, brunch, and more sounds are part of the weekend. There's also a heritage festival nearby, with lots of family activities. June 19 and 20

    The Great American Irish Fair: The Young Dubliners will perform. So will many, many step-dancers. And bag pipes? They'll be providing the stirring soundtrack at the Irvine Meadows Fairgrounds. June 19 and 20