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“Oasis” Art Exhibit Opens at Descanso Gardens Gallery

Alexandra Wiesenfeld - Yellow Lake. Photo courtesy Descanso Gardens Lucas Reiner, 2004, On Washington Blvd #4, 14 x 12 inches, oil on canvas. Photo courtesy Descanso Gardens When you hear the word “oasis,” what comes to mind? Bright blue water, ringed with palms, set in a sunbaked desert? “Oasis,” the new exhibit opening Sept. 13 at the Sturt Haaga Gallery in Descanso Gardens, looks beyond…

Caltech Chemists Solve Major Piece of Cellular Mystery

Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech and the Hoelz Laboratory/Caltech Not just anything is allowed to enter the nucleus, the heart of eukaryotic cells where, among other things, genetic information is stored. A double membrane, called the nuclear…

JPL Oceanographer Watches Seas Rise Around the World from Pasadena Post

  From the offices of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, NASA scientists are using satellites to watch how quickly sea level is rising because of an accelerated phase of ice melting from glaciers on…

Camerata Pacifica’s 26th Season Opens September 13th

Paul Huang Camerata Pacifica, Southern California’s critically renowned chamber music ensemble, will open its 26th season of chamber music concerts on Sunday, September 13th, 2015. Camerata Pacifica Principal Artists are Warren Jones (piano), Richard O’Neill…

Seeing Quantum Motion

Credit: Chan Lei and Keith Schwab/Caltech Consider the pendulum of a grandfather clock. If you forget to wind it, you will eventually find the pendulum at rest, unmoving. However, this simple observation is only valid…

Monday, August 31

Descanso Presents Two Summer Concert Series

Enjoy concerts and more on summer nights at Descanso Gardens Summer is just around the corner. Descanso Gardens is gearing up for the season with…

Sunday, September 06

Works by Sarah Kate Wilson are Featured in Expanding on an Expansive Subject at Armory

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 8: Sarah Kate Wilson: Projected Paintings continues a nine part, nineteen-month series exploring the expanded field of painting. Through…

Saturday, September 12

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena Pops Announce 2015 Summer Concert Series

Principal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS announce their one of a kind, popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles Arboretum…

Saturday, September 12

Always… Patsy Cline Celebrates the Country Music Legend at Sierra Madre Playhouse

Sierra Madre Playhouse presents “Always…Patsy Cline. A musical,”  written by Ted Swindley and directed by Robert Marra. Musical director is Sean Paxton. The musical stars…

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Altadena’s Historic ‘Wildwood Park’ Opens for Art and Fine Craft Show

For one day only, artists and makers will exhibit work at Art on Palm, Saturday, October 17, 2015; 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. in Altadena’s secluded and storied Wildwood Park, at 1421 E. Palm Street, Altadena. The juried show and sale features work in ceramics, collage, glass, leather, metals, mixed media, photography, print making, textiles, watercolors, and woodworking. First-time exhibitors include: Belinda Del Pesco, Rick Drobner, Barbara Lamb, Sarah Shin, Rebecca Edelman, Laura Silverman Splaver, Helen Heising, Cherryl Clark and Lin Mc Donough. They will exhibit alongside returning favorites of Art on Palm: Vie Blakey, Marcia Bloom, Charlotte Barnard, Tracey…

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