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“Setting Forth” Annual Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

The art galleries at Pasadena City College will present the Annual Faculty Show in the Boone Family Gallery from Aug. 17 to Sept. 11. This year’s theme, “Setting Forth,” is meant to suggest the notion of setting forth a good example. PCC’s faculty in the Visual Arts Department aspires to model excellence as educators, practicing artists, and human beings. It is their hope to set…

Finnish, Estonian and LA Children’s Choirs Featured in Free Pasadena Concert

Vox Aurea Los Angeles Children’s Chorus The sounds of Scandinavia and the Baltic come to Pasadena when Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), led by Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, hosts a highly anticipated international choral exchange…

Three Pasadena Scientists Propose “Minimal” Plan to Fastrack Mars Landing

Three scientists at Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have proposed a long-term stepwise series of missions to Mars that would first send a manned spaceship to one of Mars’s moons, and then put a two-man crew…

Arts Council’s AxS Gold Crown Awards Ceremony Sees Departure of Executive Director Terry LeMoncheck

The Pasadena Arts Council’s 2015 AxS Gold Crown Awards ceremony on Tuesday was the last official event on the last official day of Executive Director Terry LeMoncheck’s 13-year term of leadership for that important organization.…

Caltech Researchers Invent Better Memory with Faster Lasers

An artist's representation ultrafast electron crystallography: using ultrafast 4D imaging, the technique allows researchers to "film" the atomic mechanism behind the recording process in memories based on phase change materials. Credit: Jianbo Hu, Giovanni M.…

Sunday, July 05

Magic Awaits with Theatre 360 in “Aladdin Jr.”

Welcome to Agrabah, city of enchantment and the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince! All of your favorite characters from the…

Monday, July 06

Onochie Chukwurah Leads African Drumming Class

On Monday, July 6 at 3:00 p.m. join educator, musician, storyteller and artist Onochie Chukwurah for a three-week class in beginning drumming for all ages.…

Friday, July 17

A Noise Within Presents Summer with Shakespeare 2015

Summer with Shakespeare Camp. Photo Credit- Anna Rodil Summer with Shakespeare Camp. Photo Credit - Daniel Reichert A Noise Within (ANW) presents Summer With Shakespeare—now…

Monday, July 20

Altadena Man’s Obsession Results in “Then and Now” Photo Exhibit by Historical Society

An Altadena man’s obsession with photographing his community over 50-some years has resulted in a “Then and Now” exhibit of photographs in a local gallery.…

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Old Pasadena Film Festival Showcases Classics, Vintage Horror, Cult Favorites and More

The Old Pasadena Film Festival, a month-long, free movie series featuring screenings in predominantly outdoor locations, returns July 9 – August 1. This annual summer film program celebrates motion picture in all of its forms offering a variety of audience-pleasing movie titles and genres. With twenty-one screenings, the Old Pasadena Film Festival is the largest free open-air film festival in California and draws a broad local and regional audience. This year the festival continues to offer an eclectic mix of crowd-pleasing fare, as well as cult favorites, and rarely screened films for the cinema enthusiast. Kicking off the screenings in…

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