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Pasadena Residents Invited to County Town Hall Meeting June 4, 2016 on Public Art

Pasadena residents can join in a regional discussion about the future of public art during a town hall meeting 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, June 4, 2016 hosted by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. The commission is looking for recommendations on ways to enhance the participation and leadership of individuals from underrepresented communities in the arts as part of the County Cultural Equity and…

Caltech Professor is Engineering Nanodevices to Store Information the Quantum Way

Stevan Nadj-Perge, assistant professor of applied physics and materials science Credit: Photo courtesy of S. Nadj-Perge Creating quantum computers which some people believe will be the next generation of computers, with the ability to outperform…

Last Paper of Influential Pasadena Astronomer Unravels 100-Year Old Stellar Mystery

George Gamow and astronomer Walter Adams exchanged a letter that included a hand-drawn figure from Gamow that predated Sandage’s illustration of stellar evolution by 10 years. Image from the Walter Adams Papers at The Huntington…

Altadena Library Presents Los Angeles Area Indy Authors Panel

L-R: Dario Ciriello, S.W. Lauden, Christine Elise McCarthy, Ryan Roy, and Mark Tullius Altadena Library District will present an “Indie Authors Panel” consisting of five local writers on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m. in…

Michael Feinstein Renews Contract with Pasadena POPS

Michael Feinstein. Photo credit Zach Dobson Pasadena Symphony and POPS Board Chair Kay Kochenderfer Toomey and Chief Executive Officer Lora Unger are proud to announce a contract extension for Michael Feinstein through the 2019 season.…

Wednesday, June 01

Japanese Cinema Night at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

On Wednesday, June 1, enjoy an evening of Japnese Cinema at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden. This month’s offering in Rikyu. Rikyu is Hiroshi Teshigahara’s…

Thursday, June 02

Grammy Winning Guitarist Jonny Lang Performs at The Rose

Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter-guitarist Jonny Lang performs at The Rose on Thursday, June 2, starting at 9 p.m. Lang, born in Fargo, North Dakota, started playing…

Saturday, June 04

AVoLA Presents Bach’s St. Matthew Passion

Artes Vocales of Los Angeles (AVoLA) will present Johann Sebastian Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2016, in the beautiful…

Saturday, June 04

LitFest Pasadena, City’s Free Books-and-Authors Festival, Announces Headliners for June 4 Edition

With new additions still pouring in, the lineup for the fifth anniversary edition of LitFest Pasadena on June 4, 2016 just keeps getting better and…

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Knowledge Production in Art and Science Explored in Armory Center Exhibition

The Armory Center for the Arts is proud to present THEMODELINGAGENCY: TEKTITE –reflux, an exhibition of new works by THEMODELINGAGENCY, a collaboration between artists Nick Herman and Christopher James. Conflating experimental art with scientific method, the drawings, paintings, sculptures, and video displayed here utilize the environment of the lab and strategies familiar to field work to produce alternative results to an existing body of scientific research. In doing so, these objects and images (re)frame the oppositional relationship between utility and art, the objective and subjective, and aesthetics and knowledge. The exhibition is on view in the Armory’s Mezzanine Galleries from…

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