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Performances à la Carte Presents Jazz ‘n Paz

Curated by Performances à la Carte, the Pasadena based collaborative arts and social conscience entity along with its alliance with Pasadena community and social action leader, Neighborhood UU Church, presents the spring 2019 Jazz ‘n Paz, the intimate seasonal monthly early Sunday evening jazz series featuring a lineup of award-winning and internationally renowned jazz musicians. Jazz ‘n Paz takes place at 5:00 p.m. at Neighborhood…

The Huntington and LA Arts Organization Clockshop Reunite for Contemporary Art Initiative

Beatriz Santiago Muñoz, Robin Coste Lewis, Nina Katchadourian, Dana Johnson, and Rosten Woo. Photo: Kate Lain The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens named Los Angeles arts organization Clockshop as its partner for the…

Winter Exhibit Openings at the Armory This Weekend Showcase Southern California Artists

Works from two artists' exhibitions opening at the Armory Center for the Arts on Jan. 26, 2019. At left, "Portrait of a Shaman" by under-recognized painter and innovator of mid-20th century experimental cinema, Sara Kathryn…

Pasadena Playhouse Announces Winter/Spring Community and Learning Programming

Pasadena Playhouse, State Theatre of California, welcomes the community to its campus with a wide variety of programming and activities this winter and spring. In addition to the season productions of Ragtime: The Musical (February…

Jacqueline Barton Wins National Academy of Sciences Prize

Jacqueline Barton Credit: Bob Paz for Caltech Jacqueline K. Barton, the John G. Kirkwood and Arthur A. Noyes Professor of Chemistry and Norman Davidson Leadership Chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, has…

Wednesday, January 23

Coffee Gallery Backstage Presents Tribute Concert to John Denver

Legendary singer-songwriter John Denver died in a plane crash years ago, but his award-winning songs will continue to soar during a tribute concert at the…

Thursday, January 24

Take a Tour of Caltech, Architecturally Speaking

On Thursday, January 24, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Caltech History and Architectural Tour Service is offering a tour of the campus of…

Friday, January 25

For 2019 Premiere Concert, Pasadena Community Orchestra Performs Mozart, Bach, Walton and Liszt

The first 2019 Concert of the Pasadena Community Orchestra Performs Mozart’s, Symphony No. 40, J.S. Bach’s G Minor Fugue, Walton’s Spitfire Prelude & Fugue and…

Friday, January 25

Cutting Back: A California Designer in a Japanese Garden Apprenticeship at Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden

Spend a special evening with California gardener and author Leslie Buck, about her unique experience of training with Japanese pruning masters in Kyoto on Friday,…

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JPL May Have to “Adjust Staffing Levels” if Government Shutdown Continues Into February

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a “forward-funded” federal contractor and as such has not furloughed any of its employees as a result of the ongoing government shutdown, even when its mother agency NASA has resorted to furloughs to weather the crisis. JPL spokesperson Veronica McGregor has indicated, however, that the facility “may have to consider some adjustments on a mission-by-mission basis” if Congress does not approve NASA funding by the end of January, according to media reports Tuesday. JPL, which the California Institute of Technology manages for NASA, has about 6,000 employees and a $2.5 billion budget for 2018. The…

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