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Pasadena Museum of California Art to Close Doors October 7

After more than 16 years of showcasing modernistic California art, the Board of the Pasadena Museum of California Art has voted to close the institution at the conclusion of its current exhibitions, Executive Director Dr. Susana Smith Bautista said Tuesday. The current exhibitions will run through October 7. A saddened Smith Bautista told Pasadena Now that at the Board’s last meeting on June 13, Board…

Explore Artisan Handcraft at the Pasadena Bead & Design Show

Pasadena Bead & Design Show is Thursday, July 26th, 2018, through Sunday July 29th, at Hilton Pasadena. The largest bead & design event in California –with a growing record of attendance over the four days…

Caltech Researchers Link Electrical Wire Properties of DNA to Cancer

Electrons travel through DNA to signal repair proteins to find and fix damage. An electron travels from one protein (blue) to the next (green) or vice versa, and then adds to the protein's iron-sulfur cluster.…

JPL’s Rover Curiosity Snaps a Selfie as It Rides Out Martian Dust Storm

Image Source: NASA / JPL-Caltech / MSSS / Seán Doran NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover, managed by JPL in Pasadena, has sent back a selfie as it rides out a massive dust storm that has already…

Neil Young Announces Warm Up Shows in Santa Barbara Leading Up to This Week’s Arroyo Seco Weekend

Image From Neil Young Facebook Fans of Neil Young stand to enjoy a double dose of his solo acoustic trademark this week after he announced two new shows in Santa Barbara before he appears on…

Friday, June 22

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse Presents Epic Fantasy Authors Christopher Husberg and D.J. Butler for a Reading, Discussion, and Signing of their Recent Books

On Friday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m., Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse welcomes epic fantasy authors Christopher Husberg and D.J. Butler for a reading, discussion, and…

Saturday, June 23

It’s the Feel-Good Musical of the Summer “Pump Boys and Dinettes” Opens June 23 at Sierra Madre Playhouse

“Pump Boys and Dinettes” – A musical opens on June 23rd at Sierra Madre Playhouse. Conception, book, music and lyrics by John Foley, Mark Hardwick,…

Saturday, June 23

Michael Feinstein and The Pasadena Pops Kick-Off the Summer with Broadway Hits from Gershwin to Sondheim

Liz Callaway (Soloist). Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony & Pops Michael Feinstein (Conductor). Photo courtesy Pasadena Symphony & PopsPrincipal Pops Conductor Michael Feinstein opens the 2018…

Saturday, June 23

Take a Destination to the Moon at the Public Library

On Saturday, June 23, the Pasadena Public Library in conjunction with the Pasadena Museum of History’s Dreaming the Universe exhibit will present the 1950 science…

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Anne Tomlinson Wraps LA Children’s Chorus Tenure with Free Pasadena Concert and Nordic Tour

Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson conducts the Los Angeles Children's Chorus. Credit: Courtesy of LA Children's Chorus Beloved Los Angeles Children’s Chorus (LACC) Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson, who steps down on July 31 following an extraordinary 22-year tenure, makes her final Southern California conducting appearance with the Chorus when she leads a free send-off concert for the Concert Choir’s 11-day tour to Iceland and Norway on Thursday, June 28, 2018, 7 PM, at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. The program features a sampling of the music the Concert Choir will perform on tour, including excerpts from Bernstein’s MASS, a selection of Norwegian art…

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