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Caltech Professor, Nobel Prize Winner Talks Wormholes and Time Travel

Dr. Kip Thorne, co-recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics and the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, Emeritus, at Caltech, will present a lecture on “My Half-Century Romance with Caltech and with Black Holes, Wormholes, Time Travel, and Gravitational Waves” at Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27. The lecture is a free event, and no tickets or reservations…

Celebrate One City, One Story

Chosen from a field of thought-provoking nominees, the book selection for Pasadena’s 17th One City, One Story community reading celebration is In the Distance by author Hernán Diaz. This national bestseller has sparked an intriguing…

The Caltech Orchestra Presents its Winter Concert

Click on image to enlarge The Caltech Orchestra, directed by Allen Robert Gross, will feature Caltech graduate students and flute soloists Madison Douglas and Leah Sabbeth. This event will take place on Saturday, March 9,…

In Colliding Galaxies, Pasadena Researchers Find a Pipsqueak Shines Bright

Bright green sources of high-energy X-ray light captured by NASA's NuSTAR mission are overlaid on an optical-light image of the Whirlpool galaxy (in the center of the image) and its companion galaxy, M51b (the bright…

Award-Winning Show Wiesenthal at Sierra Madre Playhouse for Two Performances Only on April 7

Sierra Madre Playhouse presents the award-winning show “Wiesenthal” on Sunday, April 7. Written and performed by Tom Dugan and Directed by Jenny Sullivan. As Holocaust survivor and the world’s most renowned hunter of Nazi war…

Sunday, February 24

The Caltech Wind Orchestra will Present “Pictures at an Exhibition” Featuring Trumpet Virtuoso Jens Lindemann

The Caltech Wind Orchestra will present their spring concert, “Pictures at an Exhibition”. This event will take place on Sunday, February 24 at 3:30 p.m.…

Monday, February 25

Sierra Madre Playhouse Presents Intimate Apparel on February 25

As a selection in Off The Page, its ongoing series of free staged readings of plays, Sierra Madre Playhouse will present Intimate Apparel on Monday,…

Monday, February 25

Lineage’s Pasadena Dance Fest, Lineage at A Noise Within, and more!

LPAC's 12th Annual Pasadena Dance Festival This month brings the 12th Annual Pasadena Dance Festival, plus a return of last year’s moving dance/theater piece Waking…

Monday, February 25

Lineage Dance Explores the Dark Melancholy Loneliness of Suicide

Even in death relationships continue to evolve. Ceiling in the Floor explores the dark melancholy loneliness of suicide, unveiling an inspired, true story about the…

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Sam Peckinpah’s Influential 1969 Film ‘The Wild Bunch’ Screens at Laemmle’s Playhouse 7

Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena will be presenting the 50th anniversary screening of Sam Peckinpah’s influential 1969 film “The Wild Bunch” with special guests scheduled to appear on Tuesday, February 26, 7 p.m. A report by Cinema Retro said W.K. Stratton, the author of a new book, “The Wild Bunch: Sam Peckinpah, a Revolution in Hollywood, and the Making of a Legendary Film,” will be participating in a discussion after the screening. He will also sign copies of his book at the theater, courtesy of Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena. “The Wild Bunch” stars William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmund O’Brien, Warren…

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