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Altadena Historical Society Quarterly Program Toypurina and the San Gabriel Mission Tongva Revolt

The story of the San Gabriel Mission Tonva revolt led by California’s Joan of Arc, Toypurina, will be told at Altadena Historical Society’s October quarterly program, on Monday, Oct. 28. The program, open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. at the Altadena Community Center (730 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena). The program is free to Historical Society members; donations from non-members are appreciated. Kat…

Art x Science Symposium “Free Radicals: On the Provocations of Awe”

Fulcrum Arts announced Free Radicals, a robust, two-day program of artist talks, performances, screenings, and panel conversations. Rather than focus on one specific thematic, the symposium will present an array of diverse viewpoints and approaches…

The Caltech-Occidental Wind Orchestra Presents FIESTA

The Caltech-Occidental Wind Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Glenn D. Price, presents FIESTA. This event will take place on Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, November 10 at 3:00 p.m. in Ramo Auditorium at Caltech.…

Literary Leverage: A Conversation with Caltech’s Jocelyn Holland

Jocelyn Holland Credit: Caltech While Caltech engineers are known for building some of the world’s most complex machines, Comparative Literature Professor Jocelyn Holland focuses on one of the simplest in her recently published book The…

Esther Nishio, Who Led Japanese-American Post World War II Re-Assimilation When She Attended Pasadena City College in 1944, Dead at 93

Esther Nishio (at center) arrives at Pasadena City College to take classes in 1944. Courtesy photo Esther Takei Nishio may have been petite, but when she passed away earlier this month she left a large…

Wednesday, October 16

Martin Chalifour Will Perform at Caltech

Martin Chalifour. Credit: Eric Chalifour Caltech Performing and Visual Arts announced it will present a violin recital by Martin Chalifour, Principal Concertmaster of the Los…

Saturday, October 19

Letters from Hollywood, Author Appearance with Filmmaker Rocky Lang and Film Historian Barbara Hall at Flintridge Bookstore

On Saturday, October 19 at 5:00 p.m., Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse welcomes television and film producer/writer/director Rocky Lang and film historian Barbara Hall, authors of…

Saturday, October 19

Pasadena Symphony Opens 2019-2020 Classics Season with Brahms, Bruch and A World Premiere Commission

L-R: Tessa Lark, David Lockington, Sydney Wang Music Director David Lockington and the Pasadena Symphony open their 92nd season with Brahms Symphony No. 1, featuring…

Saturday, October 19

SPARC Opens New Art Exhibition, “The Human Form,” and Presents Interactive Arts Activities at the South Pasadena Fall Arts Crawl

The South Pasadena Arts Council (SPARC) will present interactive fun for all ages in the City Hall Courtyard and open its latest art exhibition at…

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Julia Greer Named Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute at Caltech

Julia R. Greer Julia R. Greer, the Ruben F. and Donna Mettler Professor of Materials Science, Mechanics and Medical Engineering, has been named the Fletcher Jones Foundation Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at Caltech. Greer replaces professors Oskar Painter and Nai-Chang Yeh, who served together as co-directors. Greer’s directorship begins October 1. Since its inception in 2003, the KNI has been an intellectual hub and facilitator of cross-disciplinary research in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology, emphasizing nanoscale research at the frontiers of many applied sciences that include novel device fabrication, materials science, electronics, photonics, quantum matter, medical…

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