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Holocaust Survivor Trudie Strobel’s Tapestries Exhibited at The Armory

Holocaust survivor Trudie Strobel’s haunting embroidery work is drawn from the stitching techniques of the Yemenite Jews and chronicles the history of the Jewish people, the horror of genocide, and tells a cautionary tale that is still relevant today. The Armory Center for the Arts will be exhibiting Strobel’s works from December 14 – March 1, 2020 with an opening reception on Sunday, December 15…

Experience the Magic of The Nutcracker This Holiday Season

A cherished annual tradition, Pasadena Dance Theater’s production of The Nutcracker takes viewers on a journey through Clara’s Christmas night adventure from the defeat of the Mouse King to the enchanted Sugar Plum Fairy and…

The Return to Venus and What It Means for Earth

Venus hides a wealth of information that could help us better understand Earth and exoplanets. NASA's JPL is designing mission concepts to survive the planet's extreme temperatures and atmospheric pressure. This image is a composite…

Sierra Madre Playhouse Announces 2020 Season

From Top clockwise: Charlotte's Web, King of the Yees, Silent Sky, A Christmas Story Sierra Madre Playhouse plans four mainstage productions for its 2020 season. Two plays are return engagements of audience favorites. The other…

Two JPL Rovers to Roll on Mars Again: Curiosity and Mars 2020

Illustrations of NASA's Curiosity and Mars 2020 rovers. While the newest rover borrows from Curiosity's design, each has its own role in the ongoing exploration of Mars and the search for ancient life.Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Curiosity…

Friday, December 13

Crown City Ringers Sixth Christmas Concert at Pasadena Presbyterian Church

Crown City Ringers will present its annual Holiday Handbell concert entitled “Carol of the Bells” for the Los Angeles and Pasadena communities on Friday, December…

Saturday, December 14

Check Out the Lineup for Pasadena Heritage’s 2019 Walking Tours

Throughout 2019 Pasadena Heritage will offer several walking tours of Pasadana’s Landmark Districts. Tours include exteriors only. Starting locations and parking information will be available…

Saturday, December 14

Pasadena-Based Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Led by Artistic Director Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Announces 2019-2020 Season

The Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), led by Artistic Director Fernando Malvar-Ruiz and considered among the world’s leading children’s choirs, announces its 2019-2020 season. Showcasing…

Saturday, December 14

Angeles Chorale Presents Voices for Peace

Click on image to enlarge On December 14th, the voices of the Angeles Chorale become Voices for Peace as they celebrate the holidays with the…

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Caltech Undergrads Build Robot for DARPA Challenge

Caltech seniors Jake Ketchum and Alexandra (Sasha) Bodrova work on the superstructure that holds Balto's critical custom components. Photo courtesy of Caltech A robot designed and built by undergraduate students at Caltech working with graduate students at Caltech and JPL, which Caltech manages for NASA, took to the field in the first phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Subterranean (SubT) Challenge this summer, where the Caltech-JPL team took second place. The SubT Challenge is an international competition sponsored by DARPA to advance technologies to autonomously map, navigate, and search underground environments. Teams earn points by accurately identifying…

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