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South Pasadena Public Library Presents Family and Friends Piano Quartet

Connie Kupka-Speltz (l) and David Speltz (r) The Restoration Concerts Series of the South Pasadena Public Library presents Family and Friends Piano Quartet, September 17, 2017 – 4:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the South Pasadena Public Library. Brendan Speltz – violin – Studied at USC’s Thornton School of Music, the Colburn School of Music, and a master’s from the Manhattan School of Music…

Forty Years Ago: JPL’s Voyager Spacecraft Began Incredible Solar System Tour

The launch of Voyager 2 in 1977. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Forty years ago, on August 20, 1977, NASA JPL’s Voyager 2 spacecraft launched into space on a mission to explore the mysteries of the outer planets.…

JPL Helps Families Get Ready for Monday’s Total Solar Eclipse with These Great Activities

This graphic shows the path of the Moon and Sun across the US during the Aug. 21, 2017 eclipse. The gray line represents the path of totality, while the Sun and Moon graphics flowing from…

Pasadena Symphony and Pops Present a Magnificent Evening at Centennial Square for Annual Moonlight Sonata Gala

  The Pasadena Symphony Association will host their annual Moonlight Sonata Gala on Saturday, September 23, 2017, which promises to be an unforgettable night filled with entertainment, music and dancing held at Pasadena’s historic City…

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus Announces 2017-18 Season

Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC), a children’s choirs, announces its 2017-18 season, entitled “And This Shall be for Beauty,” featuring a repertoire that illuminates LACC’s signature bel canto sound honed by highly regarded and much-loved…

Wednesday, August 23

Celebrating 40 Years of Voyager

(L to R) Miles O'Brien, Carolyn Porco, Suzanne Dodd, and Ed Stone Credit: Bill Youngblood for HHMI/Caltech In about 10 years, the twin Voyager spacecraft…

Saturday, August 26

Norton Simon Museum’s Popular Summer Concert Series Returns

The Norton Simon Museum announces its 2017 Summer Concert Series. Featuring musical performances held in the Museum’s theater on select Saturday evenings at 5:00 p.m.,…

Saturday, August 26

MUSE/IQUE Presents the Intertwined Story of How Music Changed America, in “Motown/Miracle” Series

Darlene Love MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena’s non-profit counter-conventional orchestra that presents one-of-a-kind performances that span beyond music into the world of dance, theatre, literature, and fine art,…

Sunday, August 27

The Marvelous Wonderettes Arrive at Sierra Madre Playhouse

The Marvelous Wonderettes, the hit jukebox musical created and written by Roger Bean and directed by Robert Marra with Musical director, Sean Paxton will be…

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Caltech Among Recipients Awarded $4.9 Million for California Quake Warning System

Image from ShakeAlert Website Caltech and six other institutions on Monday were awarded $4.9 million by the U.S. Geological Survey to develop an earthquake early warning system that could give Californians precious extra seconds to prepare for an oncoming quake. Using the funds, Caltech and the other organizations will work to bring real-time GPS observations into the ShakeAlert early earthquake warning system as well as upgrade the networks and install new seismic stations to improve the speed and reliability of the warnings. ShakeAlert is a product of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Advanced National Seismic System, a federation of national and…

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