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One City, One Story Begins with Author Talk by Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Pasadena Public Library is featuring “The Sympathizer,” winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, during this year’s One City, One Story community reading celebration throughout the month of March. On Thursday, March 2, the author, Vietnamese-American novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, will be at the Pasadena City College Creveling Lounge in the morning, and at the All Saints Church Sanctuary in the evening, to…

Descanso Gardens Debuts New Show “Portraits of the Garden 2: Bloom!” in its Sturt Haaga Gallery

What could be more appropriate for an art gallery in a botanic garden at spring time than an enormous bouquet of flowers? Renowned for its annual springtime display of tulips, its abundance of roses in…

Rare Mural by 19th Century French Master Woodblock Printer Found Adorning Iconic Green Street Building

A special mural made by renowned 19th century French master woodblock printer Jean Zuber has been discovered adorning the two-story stairwell of one of East Green Street’s iconic New Orleans-style brick buildings and may be…

Pacifica Quartet Performs at Caltech

The Coleman Chamber Music Association will present the Pacifica Quartet in a performance at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium on Sunday, February 26, opening at 3:30 p.m. Members of the Pacifica Quartet may live in Indiana, but…

NASA/JPL Revealed Discovery of 7 Earth-Sized Planets Existing In A Habitable Zone Around a Single Star

This artist’s impression shows a view of the surface of the planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the solar system. The double star Alpha Centauri AB also…

Friday, February 24

Pasadena City College Professors Use Theatrical Performance to Help Students Shine Light on Social Justice Issue

Pasadena City College is pleased to host The Vagina Monologues, a play written by Eve Ensler, on February 23rd at 12:30 pm and February 24th…

Saturday, February 25

Nancy Popp: Mason Line Hammocks with Side Street Projects

Side Street Projects presents “Mason Line Hammocks”, a community project with artist, Nancy Popp. Nancy Popp and Side Street Projects sta will facilitate the making…

Saturday, February 25

Pasadena Dance Festival to be Held at Polytechnic School

Lineage Dance Company will be presenting the 10th Annual Pasadena Dance Festival on Saturday, February 25, at the Polytechnic School, located at 1030 E. California…

Saturday, February 25

Idyllwild Dance Comes to Pasadena

Idyllwild Arts Academy, under the direction of Stephanie Gilliland will perform to “The Prodigy” by 2Cellos at Pasadena’s largest annual dance festival. Dancers will include…

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The Allendale Branch Library Presents “Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands” Anthology Release Party and Reading

The Allendale Branch Library hosts the anthology release party and reading for Nuclear Impact: Broken Atoms in Our Hands, edited by Pasadena-based poet Teresa Mei Chuc and published by Shabda Press, on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at 1130 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena. In addition to Teresa Mei Chuc, readers to be featured include Khadija Anderson, Heather Bourbeau, Don Kingfisher Campbell, Doren Damico, Michael C Ford, Richard Jarrette, Mariko Kitakubo, Deborah P Kolodji, Shahe Mankerian, Paul Lobo Portuges, William Pitt Root, Marc Swan, Pam Uschuk, Yun Wang, and Kathabela Wilson. Copies of the anthology, which is 576 pages,…

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