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A Noise Within Announces Two Free Summer Readings

Free Reading of One Acts by Moliere, 2014. Photo courtesy of A Noise Within A Noise Within (ANW) presents two free, staged readings this summer: Lulu, a sex tragedy by Peter Barnes, adapted from the plays Earth Spirit and Pandora’s Box by Frank Wedekind, directed by William Dennis Hunt on Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m.; and, on Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00 p.m., The…

Open Studios ALTA/PASA/DENA Art Tour at the Altadena Library

On Saturday, June 6th, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., as part of the 4th Open Studios Art Tour, featuring 50 exhibiting artists throughout Altadena and Pasadena, Altadena Library District proudly announces its participation and welcomes…

Caltech Collaboration Leads to Incredible Breakthrough: Intuitive Control of Robotic Arm Using Thought

Paralyzed from the neck down after suffering a gunshot wound when he was 21, Erik G. Sorto now can move a robotic arm just by thinking about it and using his imagination. Through a clinical…

JPL’s WISE Spacecraft Discovers Most Luminous Galaxy in Universe

A remote galaxy shining with the light of more than 300 trillion suns has been discovered using data from JPL’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE). The galaxy is the most luminous galaxy found to date…

Pasadena Master Chorale Presents The Brahms Requiem

The Brahms Requiem, Ein Deutsches Requiem, has long held a special place in the hearts of choral music fans for its beauty, accessibility and what composer Jeffrey Bernstein, Founder and Artistic Director of the Pasadena…

Tuesday, May 26

Greenhouse at the Playhouse Presents Child’s Play

On Tuesday, May 26 at 8:00 p.m. enjoy a reading of Child’s Play by Lena Ford as part of Greenhouse at the Playhouse. Privatized prisons.…

Tuesday, May 26

Laina Villeneuve Discusses and Signs The Right Thing Easy

On Tuesday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m., author Laina Villeneuve will appear at Vroman’s Bookstore to sign copies of her book: The Right Thing Easy.…

Wednesday, May 27

Guitarist Isamu Nakashio Performs a Luncheon Interlude

On Wednesday, May 27 from 12:10 – 12:40 p.m. guitarist Isamu Nakashio will perform at Pasadena Presbyterian Church for their Music as Noon Concert. Isamu…

Thursday, May 28

Wild West Will Ryan to Hit Stage with Cactus County Cowboys and the Saguaro Sisters

Will Ryan and the Cactus County Cowboys with the Saguaro Sisters and special Guest Star Phil Crosby, Jr. (Bing Crosby’s Grandson) will be at the…

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Local Dance Theatre to Stage “Zombie Ballet,” the After-Death Romeo and Juliet Story

"Sweet Sorrow" Ashleigh Doede as Juliet. Photo by Jenn Logan Nancy Evans Dance Theatre fifth season features the first act of Sweet Sorrow, a “Zombie Ballet” that begins where the tale of Romeo and Juliet ends — in the crypt. Choreographed by guest Leigh Purtill, Sweet Sorrow blends ballet, modern dance and theatre into an intriguing “what if.” Second on the program is company-choreographed Apartment 6D, with vignettes taking place in the same apartment spanning from the 1940’s to the present day. Performances are Friday and Saturday, May 29 and 30 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, May 31 at 4:00…

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