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JPL and Caltech to Host 2018 COSPAR Conference

Gregg Vane (left), strategic partner insular system exploration at JPL, and Thomas Prince (right), director of Caltech's W.M. Keck Institute for Space Studies. Image Credit: Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR), an international scientific organization, will have its 2018 meeting in Pasadena, California, hosted by the California Institute of Technology and supported by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. “JPL and Caltech…

Two Days of Art at Open Studios

Open Studios is a group of artists from Altadena and Pasadena that, with the support of the community, is dedicated to promote ART and to sharing their work. This Art Tour will feature fifteen artists…

Huntington Exhibition Explores Long, Difficult Road to End Slavery in the United States

Scene in the House of Representatives on Jan. 31, 1865. From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, February 8, 1865. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. “Souvenir” copy of the 13th Amendment, February 1865, signed…

Third Annual Allendale Holiday Literary Festival and Tree Lighting

The Allendale Branch Library invites the public to get into the spirit of the season by attending its Third Annual Allendale Holiday Literary Festival and Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 6, 2014, from 4:00 to…

Panel Discussion Set Coinciding with the 100th Anniversary of John Muir’s Death

In honor of the 100th death anniversary of “patron saint of the American wilderness” and Sierra Club founder John Muir, Vroman’s Bookstore will hold a forum on his life and work on Monday, December 1,…

Friday, November 28

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Popular “Little House” Becomes a Holiday Theatrical This Week

The youth and young at heart will get to see their favorite “Little House” characters live onstage this holiday season at the Sierra Madre Playhouse.…

Friday, November 28

Past Action Heroes to Flash You Back to the 80s

The Past Action Heroes 80′s Flashback will bring back the hit music of the 1980s when they perform at T. Boyle’s Tavern on Friday, November 28,…

Saturday, November 29

Artists Join for Tribute Concert to the “Father of Americana Music,” John Stewart

Seven musicians will join together for a tribute concert to the “Father of Americana Music,” John Stewart, at the Coffee Gallery Backstage on Saturday, November…

Sunday, November 30

Casting for Stop Kiss Announced

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Elizabeth Doran, Executive Director) announces the cast of Stop Kiss, the second production of its 2014-2015 Season.…

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“The Book of Unknown Americans,” is the 2015 One City, One Story Selection

Cristina Henriquez (c) Michael Lionstar Pasadena’s 13th One City, One Story community reading celebration book selection is the novel “The Book of Unknown Americans” by author Cristina Henríquez. It is the story of a boy and a girl who fall in love. Two families whose hopes collide with destiny. An extraordinary novel that offers a resonant new definition of what it means to be American. Arturo and Alma Rivera have lived their whole lives in Mexico. One day, their beautiful fifteen-year-old daughter, Maribel, sustains a terrible injury, one that casts doubt on whether she’ll ever be the same. And so,…

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