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“Setting Forth” Annual Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition

The art galleries at Pasadena City College will present the Annual Faculty Show in the Boone Family Gallery from Aug. 17 to Sept. 11. This year’s theme, “Setting Forth,” is meant to suggest the notion of setting forth a good example. PCC’s faculty in the Visual Arts Department aspires to model excellence as educators, practicing artists, and human beings. It is their hope to set…

Three Pasadena Scientists Propose “Minimal” Plan to Fastrack Mars Landing

Three scientists at Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory have proposed a long-term stepwise series of missions to Mars that would first send a manned spaceship to one of Mars’s moons, and then put a two-man crew…

Arts Council’s AxS Gold Crown Awards Ceremony Sees Departure of Executive Director Terry LeMoncheck

The Pasadena Arts Council’s 2015 AxS Gold Crown Awards ceremony on Tuesday was the last official event on the last official day of Executive Director Terry LeMoncheck’s 13-year term of leadership for that important organization.…

Caltech Researchers Invent Better Memory with Faster Lasers

An artist's representation ultrafast electron crystallography: using ultrafast 4D imaging, the technique allows researchers to "film" the atomic mechanism behind the recording process in memories based on phase change materials. Credit: Jianbo Hu, Giovanni M.…

Pasadena Arts Organizations Among the Recipients of $4.5 Million in Los Angeles County Grants

Thirteen arts organizations based in Pasadena are getting a total of $456,000 in funding from the Los Angeles County Arts Commission within the next two years in support of programs and activities that promote arts…

Sunday, July 05

Magic Awaits with Theatre 360 in “Aladdin Jr.”

Welcome to Agrabah, city of enchantment and the fantastic tale of the street rat who became a prince! All of your favorite characters from the…

Friday, July 17

A Noise Within Presents Summer with Shakespeare 2015

Summer with Shakespeare Camp. Photo Credit- Anna Rodil Summer with Shakespeare Camp. Photo Credit - Daniel Reichert A Noise Within (ANW) presents Summer With Shakespeare—now…

Monday, July 20

Altadena Man’s Obsession Results in “Then and Now” Photo Exhibit by Historical Society

An Altadena man’s obsession with photographing his community over 50-some years has resulted in a “Then and Now” exhibit of photographs in a local gallery.…

Wednesday, July 22

Finnish, Estonian and LA Children’s Choirs Featured in Free Pasadena Concert

Vox Aurea Los Angeles Children’s Chorus The sounds of Scandinavia and the Baltic come to Pasadena when Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), led by Artistic…

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JPL, Caltech Team Up to Tackle Big-Data Projects

Photo courtesy NASA's JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the California Institute of Technology are now actively collaborating on a project to provide scientists and engineers adequate tools that could help them handle, explore and analyze big data. JPL’s Center for Data Science and Technology (CDST) and Caltech’s Center for Data-Driven Discovery (CD³) have decided to create the Joint Initiative on Data Science and Technology, and recently launched the endeavor at a kickoff event at Caltech’s Cahill Center for Astronomy and Physics. “Our joint center is somewhat like an observatory. The software and other expertise brought by Caltech and JPL scientists…

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