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Pasadena Heritage’s Spring Home Tour

Photo courtesy of the homeowner Join Pasadena Heritage for its 2016 Spring Home Tour, Designing Their Own: Homes of Pasadena Architects. Pasadena is a city famous for its remarkable collection of architecture, spanning decades from Victorian to Modern. A remarkable number of architects came to Pasadena to experiment and build some of Southern California’s most impressive homes, and many settled here to live as well…

Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation to Host Ragtime Tea Dance

The Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation will host its annual Ragtime Tea Dance on March 13, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Tea Dance will feature musicians Ian Whitcomb, Sheila-Murphy Nelson, and more. The…

JPL Scientist, Caltech Professor Bock Receives Award for Astronomical Instrumentation

Photo: Caltech Jamie Bock, professor of physics and Jet Propulsion Laboratory senior research scientist, has received the Joseph Weber Award for Astronomical Instrumentation from the American Astronomical Society (AAS). The award citation notes his “development…

Caltech Geobiologist Honored by National Academy of Sciences

Credit: Donna Coveney/MIT Dianne Newman, professor of biology and geobiology at Caltech and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been awarded the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Award in Molecular Biology for…

Gravitational Waves Detected 100 Years After Einstein’s Prediction by Caltech, MIT Observatory

The LIGO facility. Photo: Caltech For the first time, scientists working at a joint Caltech/MIT observatory have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event…

Saturday, February 13

Pasadena Symphony Presents Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with Grammy Nominee Jennifer Frautschi

Jennifer Frautschi. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony & Pops The Pasadena Symphony continues its Singpoli Classics Series with Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto for a powerful and romantic…

Saturday, February 13

Allendale Branch Library Presents Peter J. Harris and Pam Ward: Reading and Conversation

Peter J. Harris (l) and Pam Ward (r). Photo courtesy Allendale Branch Library In celebration of Black History Month, the Allendale Branch Library presents a…

Sunday, February 14

Serenade Your Valentine with Music by Judy Collins

Folk-pop singer and songwriter Judy Collins will be the first opening act for Pasadena’s newest nightclub venue, The Rose, at 300 E. Colorado Blvd., on…

Wednesday, February 17

Authors J. Ryan Stradal and Ashley Warlick in Conversation at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse

On Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m., Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse presents a conversation and booksigning with two Penguin Random House authors – J. Ryan…

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Critically Acclaimed, Award-Winning Authors at 8th Annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors (PFWA)

Jane Smiley The Pasadena Festival of Women Authors (PFWA) will be held Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the Pasadena Hilton Hotel and will feature 7 award winning, nationally acclaimed fiction authors, including Jane Smiley, author of the Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, A Thousand Acres and Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale, the 2015 Goodreads Historical Fiction Choice Award. Also speaking at the event will be Victoria Patterson and Maggie Shipstead. For the first time there will be breakout sessions with debut novelists Cynthia Bond, Jan Ellison and Nayomi Munawerra. The authors’ recent books cover a wide range of times and locales from the…

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