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Pasadena’s Cherished Holiday Concert Returns to All Saints Church with the Pasadena Symphony

Valarie Pettiford. Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony & Pops The Pasadena Symphony’s annual Holiday Candlelight concert returns to All Saints Church on Saturday, December 15, 2018. Having sold out for the past seven years, the symphony will offer two performances to meet community demand at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The architecturally exquisite and acoustically sonorous All Saints Church, Pasadena’s equivalent of a European cathedral, provides…

Caltech Astronomers Find Picture of Hefty Star Before It Blew Up

This artist’s concept illustrates a possible progenitor star to supernova 2017ein—a blue supergiant star that once existed inside a cluster of young stars in the spiral galaxy NGC 3938, located 65 million light-years away. It…

The Pasadena-based Thirty Meter Telescope Board Endorses Design for Key Instrument

The Pasadena-based Thirty Meter Telescope International Observatory (TIO) has endorsed a recommendation from its Science Advisory Committee to select a more conventional slit-mask-based imaging spectrograph design for the telescope’s Wide Field Optical Spectrograph (WFOS), its…

Joint UCLA/Caltech Study Produces “Jaw-Dropping Results,” Scientists Say

Graduate student Tyler Fulton prepares samples of small molecules in a lab at Caltech. Credit: Caltech In a new study that one scientist called jaw-dropping, a joint UCLA/Caltech team has shown that it is possible…

New Zealand Pitches an Idea That Jet Propulsion Laboratory Liked

Map of the 2012 drought in the United States showing differences in water stress. Red areas indicate high water stress (drought conditions) and green areas indication low water stress (non-drought conditions). A New Zealand-based scientific…

Sunday, November 18

The Caltech Orchestra, Directed by Allen Robert Gross, Presents its Fall Concert

Click on image to enlarge The Caltech Orchestra under the direction of Allen Robert Gross will present its first concerts of the 2018-2019 season on…

Sunday, November 18

Parson’s Nose Theater Presents an Original Play About (Not By) Mark Twain

Mark Twain statue in Monrovia, CA. Photo by Lance Davis Mark Twain by Abdullah Freres, 1867 Parson’s Nose Theater kicks off their 2018-19 season with…

Sunday, November 18

Hamlet with a Twist: Rosencrantz and Gilderstern Are Dead

(foreground) ANW Resident Artist Kasey Mahaffy, who plays Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead; (background) ANW Resident Artist Rafael Goldstein, who plays Guildenstern. From…

Sunday, November 18

Mark Twain and Friends: A River Journey Opens This Weekend at Parson’s Nose

Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed, Los Angeles’ professional, classical comedy theater company, kicks off their 2018-19 season this weekend with “Mark Twain and Friends:…

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Pasadena Ad Agency Lands Soccer’s Concacaf for Gold Cup 2019 Creative Campaign

Click on image to enlarge Thirsty Agency, a Pasadena-based advertising agency, has been selected by the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) to create and execute the soccer league’s 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup creative campaign. The agency’s message for the 2019 Gold Cup campaign, “This is Ours,” will serve as the focal point for all strategy, design, branding, marketing and content channels. The theme highlights the 15th edition of the confederation’s official national championship, which will celebrate the region’s culture and crown the best football teams of North America, Central America and the Caribbean, according to…

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