ARTS & CULTURE SECTION
SPARC Gallery Exhibition/Benefit Party “Dirty Laundry” – Paintings by Lun*na Menoh

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) is pleased to present its inaugural exhibition in the new SPARC Gallery of the work of Lun*na Menoh. Lun*na Menoh is a Japanese-born performance artist living and working in Los Angeles. Her multi-layered works engage a variety of media – music, sculpture, painting, and fashion – exposing the invisible threads and interconnections between the visual arts, performance and Haute…

Thieves Steal Marshall Fundamental’s Band Instruments – and Band Members’ Dreams

The Marshall Fundamental School's Might Eagles Marching Band. Thieves stole more than instruments when they broke into the Marshall Fundamental School Band Room on Saturday and made off with $8,000 to $10,000 worth of equipment and…

Theatre 360 Presents Argonuts: Jason & The Quest for the Golden Fleece

Gad Zeus! Join Jason, Hera, Medea, Hercules, and many more in the greatest adventure story ever told! Our heroes must overcome tricksters, Olympians, tempests, and a good old Greek tragedy in this hilarious version of…

Couple Donates $50 Million to Caltech

Ron (MS ’62, PhD ’64) and Maxine Linde. Photo Credit: Bob Paz Their gift, structured to provide Caltech with flexibility to address emerging priorities, creates an endowment without a specific permanent designation. In this way,…

Award-Winning and Versatile Elixir Piano Trio Joins Pasadena Community Orchestra for Beethoven Triple Concerto

On Friday, March 27, 2015, at 8:00 p.m., the Elixir Piano Trio, winner of the Most Distinguished Musician award at at the 2005 IBLA International Competition in Italy, joins the Pasadena Community Orchestra, performing Beethoven’s…

Friday, March 06

PUSD Secondary Music Festival Celebrates National Arts Education Month

PUSD music programs will be trumpeted in March celebrating National Arts Education Month. The PUSD All-District Secondary Music Festivals will be held on March 5th…

Saturday, March 07

Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein” Opens in PCC’s Sexson Auditorium

Young Frankenstein is alive and doing well, thank you very much. The classic horror film genre’s most iconic monster – neck bolts and all –…

Saturday, March 07

Saturday: The 7th Annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors

The 7th Annual Pasadena Festival of Women Authors will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2015. This prestigious event, featuring four award-winning women authors –…

Sunday, March 08

The Shakespeare Club Kick-off “Nunsense: The Mega-Musical Version” Benefit Production

Pictured from left to Right: Barbara Sakuma, Club President; Peggy Schmid, Club/Cast Member; Lina Palomo, Club/Cast Member; Pat Huffman, Club Vice-President/Benefit Chair; Rikki Lugo, Director/Choreographer;…

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Caltech Researchers’ Discovery Could Knock Down Parasites Affecting 500 Million Sufferers

A 19-day-post-infection male Ancylostoma ceylanicum. Credit: Yan Hu/Aroian Lab/UC San Diego   [Editor's Note: Erich Schwarz, Senior Research Associate in the Cornell University Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics has written us to bring attention to the fact the research paper highlighted in this article is available to read and download, with no restrictions, at http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.3237. "Having a live link to the article makes our work more visible, and thus indirectly helps us attract more support for future work on this major public health problem," Schwarz writes.]   Tiny parasitic hookworms infect nearly half a billion people worldwide—almost exclusively in…

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