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Pasadena Symphony and Pops Hosted An Enchanted Evening at Centennial Square

On a sultry Saturday evening the Pasadena Symphony and POPS hosted over 400 guests for an elegant soiree that lit up Centennial Square, set against the iconic rotunda of Pasadena City Hall. A whopping $360,000.00 was raised for the Symphony and POPS. Guests enjoyed a festive reception in the courtyard of Pasadena’s City Hall and dined under the stars in a transformed Centennial Square by…

Dust Storms on Titan Spotted for the First Time

Artist's concept of a dust storm on Titan. Researchers believe that huge amounts of dust can be raised on Titan, Saturn's largest moon, by strong wind gusts that arise in powerful methane storms. Such methane…

Graphic Designer, Photographer, Artist and Innovation Leader Honored by ArtCenter College of Design

ArtCenter College of Design will honor four distinguished alumni at the 2018 Alumni Awards Dinner on Saturday evening, October 27 at the Chevy Chase Country Club. The event, held in conjunction with the College’s inaugural…

Only One More Week to Experience Lydia Breckenbridge: African American Punk Rock Quilts at Gallery 30 South

Photo courtesy Gallery 30 South Gallery 30 South, one of the country’s more popular galleries for emerging and internationally renowned artists and pop culture enthusiasts is currently hosting the rare first-ever exhibition – Lydia Breckenbridge:…

Caltech Researchers Create Custom Circuits for Living Cells

A team of Caltech researchers has developed a biological toolkit of proteins that can be assembled together in different ways, like Legos, to program new behaviors in cells. As a proof-of-concept, they designed and constructed…

Friday, September 28

Clazzical Notes Pays Homage to Women of Influence in Song and Dance

“I have tried, in all the ways I can, to make timeless music,” said singer-songwriter Judy Collins. And, as Clazzical Notes will reveal when it…

Saturday, September 29

Monks to Create Sand Mandala at the Storrier Stearns Garden

Himalayan monks will create a Buddhist sand mandala, as a prayer for peace and compassion, over a three-day period at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden.…

Sunday, September 30

Jewish Federation’s JFED Players Community Theatre Ensemble Announces its Next Production: Fools – A Comic Fable by Neil Simon

Jewish Federation SGPV’s JFed Players’ Fall 2018 production of Fools, opens on Saturday, September 22 at 8:00pm, at Porticos Art Space in Pasadena. Fools is a…

Sunday, September 30

Pittance Chamber Music Announces Fifth Anniversary Season

L-R: John Walz, Robert Thies, Joshua Wheeker Pittance Chamber Music, known for featuring the extraordinary resident artists of the Los Angeles Opera pit and stage,…

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Broadway Performers Featured at Arboretum Gala

Christina Saffran (l) and Amick Byram (r)     Freddi and Ken Hill The Arboretum is pleased to announce two acclaimed Broadway performers who will be featured soloists at the organization’s Gala on Oct. 7, honoring Ken and Freddi Hill.   All are welcome to this celebratory night featuring Broadway performer Christina Saffran, and Grammy-nominated Amick Byram with a Pasadena POPs ensemble led by Conductor Larry Blank. Join us for fine food, drink, and entertainment on this night to remember!   The Sunday, October 7 tribute celebrates two very special friends of the Arboretum, as we salute Ken and Freddi…

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