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Windowed Storefront of Record Shop Transformed into Mesmerizing “Living Art” Exhibit

The windowed storefront corner of Canterbury Records has been transformed into a mesmerizing living art exhibit by Multi-media photographic and installation artist Christophe Piallat. “What Lies Inside, Stays Inside” is Pallet’s first solo exhibition that features sculptures that continue to grow and change as the artist creates new visual experiences every day. “I wanted to create an exhibit rooted in ephemerality. Everything inside the gallery…

The Show Must Go On: Actor Bill Oberst Jr. Unexpectedly Performs Ray Bradbury’s “Pillar of Fire” ‘Unplugged’ at South Pasadena Library

An unplanned power outage struck the Library on August 11 at 1 p.m. The facility remained open for the next two hours operating with minimal battery lighting. At 3:15 the utility company said power would…

Pasadena Now Section Editor, Photographer Debuts Work Alongside Chocolate Fountain

Art is about more than just creating beauty – it has the power to change people by providing a new perspective. Using photography as her medium, Veronica An, tells the story of life in Los…

Coldplay Impresses in Rose Bowl Performances

Images From The Rose Bowl Twitter Account Reese Witherspoon, Matt Damon, Chloe Moretz and Pasadena’s very own Chief of Police, Phillip Sanchez, were just a few well-known faces spotted Saturday night at Coldplay’s concert at…

Search for a “Theory of Everything”: A Conversation with Caltech’s Hirosi Ooguri

Hirosi Ooguri. Credit: Bill Youngblood for Caltech Hirosi Ooguri, the Fred Kavli Professor of Theoretical Physics and Mathematics and the director of the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics at Caltech, recently served as a…

Thursday, August 25

Authors Burl Barer and Frank Girardot Share “A Taste for Murder” at the South Pasadena Library

Burl Barer (l) and Frank Girardot (r). Photo courtesy South Pasadena Public Library A Taste for Murder book cover An Author Night with dynamic true…

Friday, August 26

The Fantasy Artwork of Pasadena Village Member Karen Bagnard Opens on Display August 16

The Pasadena Village invites the public to the opening reception for the newest installation in its rotating exhibit of member artwork. The reception will be…

Sunday, August 28

“Woven” Explores the Minor Arts at the Sturt Haaga Gallery

  Cloth, baskets, containers, nets, fences, dwellings, even paper — all originated from fiber and plants. Human ingenuity has made the manipulation of plant materials even…

Sunday, August 28

Flying Horses and Mythical Beasts: The Magical World of Carousel Animals

This summer, Pasadena Museum of History invites the public to bask in the joyful ambiance of a quintessential childhood entertainment with a uniquely “touchable” exhibition,…

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Michael Feinstein & The Pasadena Pops Salute the Music of the Silver Screen in a Season Finale for the Ages

L-R: Michael Feinstein, Allyson Briggs and Toddy Murray. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphomy & Pops Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS close their popular outdoor summer concert series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum on Saturday, September 10 with A Salute to Warner Bros.! The POPS season finale will provide a quintessential Feinstein experience with a showcase of singers and dancers recreating songs from films adapted from Broadway musicals The Music Man, Gypsy, and 42nd Street among others. The orchestra will also perform timeless instrumental favorites from the silver screen like John Williams’ theme from the original Superman, and who can…

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