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Sierra Madre Playhouse Celebrates A Christmas Story with Free Fun Public Events in November and December

Christmas will be here before you know it, and Sierra Madre Playhouse anticipates the impending arrival of its holiday show A Christmas Story (which will open November 17) with free public events in Sierra Madre and nearby Pasadena. A Christmas Story is the tale of Ralphie Parker and his family’s most memorable Christmas, from beloved humorist Jean Shepherd. A schedule of the free fun events…

Launch Party Toasts “Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose”

Lythgoe Family Panto threw a season launch party at Bistro 45 Thursday evening to announce the expansion of their co-Pasadena Playhouse production of “Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose” which opens this winter…

Caltech Physicists Boost Artificial Intelligence Methods

Higgs "di-photon" event candidate from Large Hadron Collider data collisions overlaid with a schematic of a wafer of quantum processors. Credit: LHC Image: CERN/CMS Experiment; Composite: M. Spiropulu (Caltech) Researchers from Caltech and the University…

The Caltech Orchestra, Conducted by Allen Robert Gross, Features Pianist Mark Robson at Caltech Ramo Auditorium

The Caltech Orchestra, conducted by Allen Robert Gross, will feature pianist Mark Robson. This event will take place in Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium on November 18 at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m.…

Caltech-Led Teams Strike Cosmic Gold

A hydrodynamical simulation shows a cocoon breaking out of the neutron star merger. This model explains the gamma-ray, X-ray, ultraviolet, optical, infrared, and radio data gathered by the GROWTH team from 18 telescopes around the…

Monday, October 23

“Lost in Yonkers” at Sierra Madre Playhouse

Sierra Madre Playhouse continues its series of free monthly staged readings of American plays with Lost in Yonkers by Neil Simon, directed by Joshua Finkel.…

Thursday, October 26

Opening Reception for Art Exhibition at Pasadena Senior Center

Watercolor and mixed media art students, from beginners to advanced, will display their works during the opening reception for a new exhibition Thursday, Oct. 26,…

Friday, October 27

October Tales: Stories and Songs for Halloween at Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse

Click to enlarge Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse presents veteran storytellers “Uncle” Ruthie Buell, True Thomas, and Gillian Cameron in a concert of stories and songs…

Saturday, October 28

California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley Presents Inaugural Play “The Yellow Boat” in Partnership with Sierra Madre Playhouse

In partnership with the Sierra Madre Playhouse, students within the California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley (CSArts-SGV) Acting Conservatory open the school’s…

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Rise of the Rocket Girls is Pasadena’s 2018 One City, One Story Selection

The book selection for Pasadena Public Library’s 2018 One City, One Story community reading celebration is the New York Times bestselling book Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to the Moon to Mars by author Nathalia Holt. Now in its 16th year, One City, One Story is designed to broaden and deepen an appreciation of reading and literature by recommending a compelling book that sparks a community conversation on important issues. Rise of the Rocket Girls is the riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. In the 1940s and 50s,…

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