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Laser-Guided Sea-Monkeys Reveal How Zooplankton Migrations May Affect Global Ocean Currents

A vertical migration of newly hatched A. salina (a species of brine shrimp, commonly known as Sea-Monkeys) is triggered by means of a blue luminescent signal. Animals migrated from the bottom to the top of the tank, following the cue of the blue luminescent signal generated by a vertical blue laser beam. A red laser sheet at the center of the tank illustrates the lack…

Hear Veteran Singer Michael Keale’s Unique Hawaiian Music at Coffee Gallery Backstage

Veteran musician Michael Keale will showcase his own brand of traditional and contemporary Hawaiian music in a concert at the Coffee Gallery Backstage on Friday, October 3, 8:00 p.m. The  60-year-old musician has been entertaining…

Parson’s Nose Theater Kicks Off 15th Season with a Readers’ Theater Performance of The Merchant of Venice, Featuring Barry Gordon

Photo courtesy Parson’s Nose Theater La Juiverie, photo credit: Lance Davis Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT) will kick off their 2014-15 Season with a Readers’ Theater Series performance of William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice. “Those…

Renowned Composer Presents Mars Rover-Inspired Music Work as Part of AxS Festival

Composer Bruno Louchouarn will present a space-themed immersive music and media work entitled “Sol Path” as art of the 2014 AxS Festival at SPHAERAE temporary pavilion on Friday, October 3, 7:00 p.m. Inspired by the…

Pasadena Artist Makes Invisible Visible in New “Inside Out” Exhibition

“Whether I am using borrowed images or objects or working straight from a tube of paint, all of my work has one thing in common: making the invisible, visible and the intangible, tangible,” said painter…

Tuesday, September 30

Today: Author Discusses Book About Australian Arts and Crafts Architecture

Author-professor Harriet Edquist will highlight the usually neglected arts-and-crafts movement in Australia and why it needs more recognition when she presents her book at the…

Tuesday, September 30

Rick Fleishman is Back at redwhite+bluezz

Guitarist-composer Rick Fleishman will be back at the local redwhite+bluezz club, this time with bassist Kirk Smith, on Tuesday, September 30, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fleishman’s performance…

Tuesday, September 30

Today: Gamble House Celebrates AxS Festival with Joinery and Decoration Tour

Artist Ryan Taber will lead a tour of the Gamble House focusing on its attic billiards room, crawl spaces, and upstairs guest and master bedrooms…

Wednesday, October 01

Two-Hour In-Depth Tour of Gamble House to Showcase Unique Art Glass

The Gamble House will showcase its stylish glass windows, light fixtures, and other unique features during a two-hour in-depth tour on Wednesday, October 1, 10:00…

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The Pasadena Playhouse Presents the U.S. Premiere of “Waterfall”, An Epic New Broadway Musical

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today that they will present the U.S. premiere of WATERFALL, an epic new Broadway musical love story, featuring a distinguished international creative team. Preview performances begin May 29, 2015 with the official press opening on June 7, 2015 at The Pasadena Playhouse (39 S. El Molino Avenue in Pasadena). The production will then play Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre in Fall 2015, prior to reaching Broadway in 2016. WATERFALL marks a groundbreaking collaboration between American and Asian theatrical artists. The musical, based on a contemporary classic Thai novel, Behind the Painting by Sriburapha, features book and lyrics…

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