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The Shakespeare Club of Pasadena Presents “Art Etcetera” Exhibit

Photo by Jana Cole The Shakespeare Club of Pasadena presents “Art Etcetera” Exhibit at the Shakespeare Villa (171 S. Grand Ave., Pasadena). The public is invited to attend the Artist’s reception and sale on Saturday, September 19, 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Some of the artists featured are Nancy Armitage, John W. Berg, Don Cole, Diane Crum, Celeste DeCoudres, Lisa George, Eleanor Hargrave, Eve Kesler,…

Recital by Rising Opera Star/Pasadena Native Opens LA Children’s Chorus 30th Season

Launching its 30th Anniversary Season and celebrating one of its own, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) presents rising opera star/noted alumna Lauren Libaw (’05) in recital on Saturday, September 19, 2015, 7:00 p.m., at Zipper…

A Noise Within Presents A Miller Centennial, “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller

A Noise Within (ANW) presents Arthur Miller’s classic All My Sons, as part of the 2015-2016 “Breaking and Entering” season, directed by Geoff Elliott, beginning October 11 and playing through November 21, 2015 (opens on…

Caltech Scientists Invent New, Ultrathin Optical Devices That Shape Light in Exotic Ways

Schematic drawing of generation and focusing of radially polarized light by a metasurface. Credit: Dr. Amir Arbabi/Faraon Lab/Caltech Caltech engineers have created flat devices capable of manipulating light in ways that are very difficult or…

City Council Will Consider Four Landmark Designations Monday

Pasadena’s City Council is expected to vote in favor Monday of resolutions designating four significant addresses in Pasadena as city landmarks under the Pasadena Municipal Code. The four are three houses located at 999 South…

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…

Sunday, September 13

“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…

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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 at the level of classical physics—the laws and principles that appear to explain the physics of relatively large objects at human scale. However, quantum mechanics, the underlying physical rules that govern the fundamental behavior of matter and light at the atomic scale, state that nothing can quite be completely at rest. For the first time, a team of Caltech researchers and collaborators has found a…

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