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Pasadena Museum of History Presents “Civil War Medicine, On the Crossroads of Healing”

Hans Davidson. Photo courtesy Pasadena Museum of History Amputation kit. Photo credit: Gale Davis Bert J. (Hans Davidson), physician and Executive Director of the Southern California Medical Museum, will present an illustrated lecture on the medical care administered during the Civil War, before the development of modern evidence-based medicine. Overwhelmed by infectious diseases, lack of trained doctors and supplies, and without a concept of hygiene,…

Four from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Marianne Bronner Credit: Lance Hayashida/Caltech One Caltech professor and three Caltech alumni have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The announcement was made Tuesday, April 28, in Washington D.C. The Caltech…

Caltech’s Professor John H. (“Jack”) Richards Dead at 85

Credit: Caltech Archives John H. (“Jack”) Richards, a professor of organic chemistry and biochemistry at Caltech whose research was focused on gaining a molecular understanding of the mechanisms of protein function, passed away on Thursday,…

Poetry and Prose at the Armory

Red Hen Press invites you to join them at the Armory Center for the Arts, whose mission is to build on the power of art to transform lives and communities through creating, teaching and presenting…

Explore the History, See Photographs of Beloved Local Bookstore, Vroman’s

On Tuesday, May 5 the Pasadena Museum of History will hold a members-only event exploring the history of Vroman's Bookstore. Joel Sheldon will explore the history and share photographs of the beloved local bookstore. Did…

Sunday, May 03

California Art Club Unveils ‘Unrivaled Grandeur’ at The Old Mill

There is no better way to explore the best that California has to offer than a road trip, and in 2015, the California Art Club…

Sunday, May 03

Friends of the Sierra Madre Library’s 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair

The 53rd Annual Sierra Madre Art Fair, sponsored by the Friends of the Sierra Madre Library, will be held in Memorial Park, 222 West Sierra…

Sunday, May 03

“California Light” Plein Air Art Exhibit Opens with Public Reception

'Kaufmann House, Palm Springs' by Juergen Nogai and Julius Shulman “California Light,” an exhibit of plein air artwork inspired by the landscapes and quality of…

Sunday, May 03

Capitol Steps Puts the “Mock” in Democracy (With Hits like “Everybody Must Get Droned”)

The Capitol Steps will satirize people and topics in the news in song parodies on Sunday, May 3, at 3:00 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium.…

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South Pasadena Community Chorus and Calvary Presbyterian Church Present Handel’s Messiah Parts II & III

Calvary Presbyterian Church of South Pasadena presents the second and third parts of Handel’s Messiah Sunday, May 3, at 4:00 p.m. Conducted by Mike Wilson, the 75 voice combined choir will sing Parts II and III of Handel’s masterwork which depicts the journey from Christ’s passion and death to the glory of His resurrection. The program features professional soloists Mariana Rodriguez, Niké St. Clair, Daniel Chaney, Gregorio Gonzalez, as well as a professional orchestral accompaniment. Handel composed the score for the Messiah, an English-language oratorio, in just 24 days during August 1741. The début occurred the following spring on April…

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