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Caltech Researchers Create Custom Circuits for Living Cells

A team of Caltech researchers has developed a biological toolkit of proteins that can be assembled together in different ways, like Legos, to program new behaviors in cells. As a proof-of-concept, they designed and constructed a circuit that can be added to human cells growing in a laboratory dish, detect if a cancer-causing gene is activated in the cells, and if so, cause the cells…

NASA JPL Seeking Partner in Contest to Name Next Mars Rover

This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying its surroundings. Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July or August 2020 from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.CreditImage Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA JPL…

Tonight ‘Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden’ at The Huntington

Stan Lai, the award-winning US-born Taiwan-based playwright and theater director who helped revolutionize modern theater in Taiwan in the 1980s, will be presenting his “Nightwalk in the Chinese Garden,” a site-specific play which he wrote…

Voombodian Women from Outer Space Invade Sierra Madre Playhouse

Sierra Madre Playhouse presents Voombodian Women from Outer Space – a staged reading of a play by Barry Schwam and Bronson Rogers. Directed and presented by Barry Schwam. A guest presentation at Sierra Madre Playhouse.…

Broadway Performers Featured at Arboretum Gala

Christina Saffran (l) and Amick Byram (r)     Freddi and Ken Hill The Arboretum is pleased to announce two acclaimed Broadway performers who will be featured soloists at the organization’s Gala on Oct. 7,…

Monday, September 24

Butterflies are Free at Sierra Madre Playhouse on September 24

For the next entry in its Off the Page monthly series of free staged readings, Sierra Madre Playhouse will present the comedy Butterflies Are Free.…

Friday, September 28

Clazzical Notes Pays Homage to Women of Influence in Song and Dance

“I have tried, in all the ways I can, to make timeless music,” said singer-songwriter Judy Collins. And, as Clazzical Notes will reveal when it…

Saturday, September 29

Monks to Create Sand Mandala at the Storrier Stearns Garden

Himalayan monks will create a Buddhist sand mandala, as a prayer for peace and compassion, over a three-day period at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden.…

Sunday, September 30

Jewish Federation’s JFED Players Community Theatre Ensemble Announces its Next Production: Fools – A Comic Fable by Neil Simon

Jewish Federation SGPV’s JFed Players’ Fall 2018 production of Fools, opens on Saturday, September 22 at 8:00pm, at Porticos Art Space in Pasadena. Fools is a…

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California Women Artists Emerge, a Two-Phase 100-Year Retrospective at the Pasadena Museum of History, Set to Open

Helen Lundeberg (1908-1999), The Evanescent, 1941-1944 ©The Feitelson/Lundeberg Art Foundation Elsie Palmer Payne (1884-1971), Bus Stop - The Buck Collection at the UCI Institute and Museum for California Art The Pasadena Museum of History presents Something Revealed; California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960, a fine art exhibition of over 250 works offering a new appreciation of the artists who defied gender and expectation in an era of inequality. Although some of the featured artists have achieved name recognition, the exhibition will focus on historically important yet unknown and underappreciated California artists and the role they played in shaping the arts and…

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