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Grand Avenue Arts: All Access

Grand Avenue Arts: All Access
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Very rarely will artists or art institutions give you a glimpse behind the curtain. However, on Saturday, Oct. 24, Grand Ave Arts has institutions opening their doors and lifting their curtains. The free day-long event features a variety of performances, exhibitions, tours, and special activities. As part of this inaugural event, spotlights are aimed on […]

Other-Worldly Celebration with Bill Nye

Other-Worldly Celebration with Bill Nye

Everyone has heard of Bill Nye “The Science Guy.” But, did you know that he is the first CEO of The Planetary Society? When Bill was a student at Cornell University he was introduced to the wonders of astronomy in a class taught by Carl Sagan, who was a founding member of The Planetary Society. […]

Tweet Tweet – Hey – Beep Beep!

Tweet Tweet – Hey – Beep Beep!

Bluebirds, Flycatchers and Chickadees, oh my! Birds, like all critters, play an important role in our ecosystem. So, the American Institute of Architects Pasadena Foothills Chapter (AIA-PF) in association with Pasadena Community Gardens (PCG) is back with the 2015 AIA-PF Birdhouse Competition to build our feathered friends some homes. All are welcome to compete—professional and […]

JPL Open House 2015

JPL Open House 2015

Did you know that the Jet Propulsion Lab has a life-size model of the Mars Science Laboratory? Not only that, they have a machine shop where robotic spacecraft parts are built and a Microdevices Lab where scientists and engineers use tiny technology to build miniature furniture for dollhouses. Wait, scratch that. They actually use tiny […]

Zippity! Doo Dah Queen Tryouts

Zippity! Doo Dah Queen Tryouts

When was the last time you stepped up your game and went to tryouts? Kiddie soccer? Little league football cheerleading?! That’s kid stuff (literally). Well, dust off your Danskin—you could be the next Queen of Doo Dah! You, too, could follow in the illustrious footsteps and homemade carriage-cars of the ever-pink Queen Skittles, the vibrantly […]

Innovation & the Past

Innovation & the Past

China’s ceramic history is renowned, as it is in other East Asia countries such as Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. In the Pacific Asia Museum new exhibit “Reshaping Tradition: Contemporary Ceramics from East Asia,” today’s East Asian ceramicists consider their country’s past, both positively and critically, and re-shape and redefine traditional ceramics with innovations of their […]

New World Symphony & Puts’ Violin Concerto: Opening Night with the Pasadena Symphony

New World Symphony & Puts’ Violin Concerto: Opening Night with the Pasadena Symphony

Not many composers of the 19th century could say they’ve been to the moon. Practically speaking, Antonín Dvořák has not been and never will go to the moon, but his work has been. Neil Armstrong chose Dvořák’s New World Symphony as his music of choice before embarking on the epic 1969 Apollo 11 mission to […]

A Night of Jazz at Blinn House

A Night of Jazz at Blinn House

Enjoy an evening at the lovely, historical Blinn House at the Jazz Night on October 3rd. This night presented by The Women’s City Club of Pasadena will feature Roscoe Lee Owen’s Jazz Zone. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. with “extraordinary high school musicians…the Idyllwild Arts Academy Jazz Quartet, led by legendary jazz bassist Marshall Hawkins.” […]

The Poetry Circus

The Poetry Circus

Imagine reciting lines while riding a lion. How about riding one’s steed while being regaled with verse? Well, the “poetic rides” are free at Griffith Park’s historical and restored merry-go-round on September 19, at The Poetry Circus. Favorite local writers and poets will be reading such as Ron Koertge, Kim Dower, Nicelle Davis, Douglas Kearney, […]

Rally for Choice

Rally for Choice

We consider ourselves pro-life because we believe in helping women live a quality life with access to affordable healthcare and the right to make their own decisions in all circumstances—especially when it’s a decision regarding their own bodies (and whatever’s going on inside it). We remember when we were a poor student attending UCSB and […]

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