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Galaxies Collide, Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Observes

This image shows two merging galaxies known as Arp 302, also called VV 340. In these images, different colors correspond to different wavelengths of infrared light. Blue and green are wavelengths both strongly emitted by stars. Red is a wavelength mostly emitted by dust. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Somewhere out there, a giant black hole is gorging itself on nascent stars while, closer to home Jet Propulsion…

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse Celebrates April as National Poetry Month with Several Readings and Booksignings

Beginning the last week of March and throughout April, Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse celebrates National Poetry Month (April) with five special events. National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world, with tens…

JPL Cooks Up Alien Atmospheres in Pasadena

This artist's concept shows planet KELT-9b, an example of a "hot Jupiter," or a gas giant planet orbiting very close to its parent star. KELT-9b is an extreme example of a hot Jupiter, with dayside…

Get Ready, Get Set: Online Tickets to Very Popular ‘Explore JPL’ Available Soon

A visitor admires a rover wheel at the 2018 "Explore JPL." Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech WHAT: ”Explore JPL” will be held at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, May 18-19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets…

Opportunity’s Parting Shot Was a Beautiful Panorama

Opportunity's Parting Shot Was a Beautiful Panorama This image is a cropped version of the last 360-degree panorama taken by the Opportunity rover's Panoramic Camera (Pancam) from May 13 through June 10, 2018. The view…

Wednesday, March 20

Free Presentation Slated: The Women Artists of Disney, A Fusion of Fine Arts and Animation

Hazel Sewell lead Disney Ink & Paint Dept. through artistic advancements circa 1934 The worlds of fine art and animation have long been aligned through…

Saturday, March 23

March Roars Like a Lion as the Pasadena Symphony Takes on Mahler’s Epic Titan Symphony

David Lockington (l) and Rodolfo Leone (r). Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony and Pops The Pasadena Symphony returns to Ambassador Auditorium on Saturday, March 23 with…

Saturday, March 23

Not So Far in the Distance: True Legends of the California Gold Rush

Join Pasadena Museum of History on Saturday, March 23, at 2:00 pm as storyteller Edward Landler (“Mr. Ed”) takes attendees back in time to the…

Sunday, March 24

Women’s History Month Tees-Off at Gallery 30 South With “Memories, Dreams, and Reclamations”

MOJDEH REZAEIPOUR: MEMORIES, DREAMS, RECLAMATIONS Reception with the Artist March is the celebration of women’s history and Pasadena’s Gallery 30 South has gone with artist…

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Pasadena Symphony Announces 2019-20 Classics Season

Click on image to enlarge Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony announce its 92nd season with an exhilarating schedule of seven concerts, running October 19, 2019 through April 18, 2020. Alongside a stellar program of celebrated classical works, the symphony is introducing its Composers Showcase for the 2019-20 season, featuring work by both emerging and established contemporary composers at each concert, including two world premiere commissions – opening the season with a piece by aspiring composer Sydney Wang and closing with a new work by Michael Abels, composer of the critically acclaimed score for the film Get Out.…

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