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Popular Castle Green Spring Home Tour Will Be Staged in Early June

The friends of the Castle Green invite you to come and celebrate the 120th year of the historic Castle Green located in Old Town Pasadena on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Enjoy the splendor of the Grand Salon where you can take in the view of the Grand staircase and lush front grounds. Explore this grand Victorian building, with its exotic Moorish and…

Foothills Dancemakers, a New Consortium of Modern Dance Companies, Announces Program

Foothills Dancemakers, a new consortium of modern dance companies in the shadow of the San Gabriel Mountains, announces their first concert in June. Benita Bike’s DanceArt, Pennington Dance Group, Nancy Evans Dance Theatre and Lineage…

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Its New Main Stage Season Lineup Through 2020

Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Danny Feldman announces four main stage productions for 2019/2020 including new productions of favorite musicals – Little Shop of Horrors with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman and music by…

Pasadena Master Chorale Presents Bach’s “St. John Passion”

When the Pasadena Master Chorale presents Bach’s “St. John Passion” on Saturday, June 15, at 8:00 p.m. at St. Philip the Apostle church in Pasadena, the audience will experience “something unique,” promises Jeffrey Bernstein, PMC’s…

Operated Here in Pasadena, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope Mines New Clues About How Ancient Galaxies Lit up the Universe

This deep-field view of the sky (center) taken by NASA's Hubble and Spitzer space telescopes is dominated by galaxies - including some very faint, very distant ones - circled in red. The bottom right inset…

Monday, May 20

Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents Coastal Disturbances on May 20

Coastal Disturbances is a selection in Sierra Madre Playhouse’s ongoing Off the Page series of staged readings of plays. The Staged reading of the play,…

Monday, May 20

A Noise Within, Noise Now to Present Ate9 Dance Company’s “1 to 3″– Solos, Duets, and Trios

Ate9 Dance Company Photo by Cheryl Mann A Noise Within and Noise Now will present Ate9 Dance Company in a new dance performance, “1 to…

Saturday, May 25

Caltech Glee Club Presents a Concert at First United Methodist of Pasadena

Caltech Glee Club, conducted by Nancy Sulahian and accompanied by organist William Schmidt, will perform at First United Methodist Church of Pasadena, 500 E. Colorado…

Sunday, May 26

The Caltech Orchestra Presents a Concert in Honor of the Retirement of its Long-time Director Allen Robert Gross

The Caltech Orchestra presents a retirement concert in honor of Dr. Allen Robert Gross after thirty-six years as its Music Director. Featured music will include…

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Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Named Schmidt Science Fellow

Ahmad Omar Credit: Ahmad Omar Ahmad Omar, a chemical engineering graduate student, has been selected as a 2019 Schmidt Science Fellow. The fellowship, created by former Google chairman Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy Schmidt, provides stipends to researchers who “tackle the world’s most significant problems,” in areas such as health, environment, clean energy, computer science, and smart materials, according to a statement issued by the organization. Omar works in the group of Zhen-Gang Wang, Caltech’s Dick and Barbara Dickinson Professor of Chemical Engineering, where he conducts research into hydrogels, jelly-like polymers that can absorb large amounts of water while…

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