The Blue Guitar presents Latin music by Twanguero at 7:30 p.m. at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 for table seating, available at

FRIDAY 4/6/18

Guitarist and harmonica master Preston Smith plays blues and jazz at 8 p.m. at Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena. Tickets are $15. Call (626) 798-6236 or visit


Choreographer and dancer Vijayalakshmi performs “Mohiniyattam: Dance of the Divine Enchantress,” a classical dance from Kerala, in southern India, from 6 to 7 p.m. at Norton Simon Museum, 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, included in museum admission of $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, free for members, students and those 18 and younger. Call (626) 449-6840 or visit

SUNDAY 4/8/18

The monthly Cellar Sessions concert series presents singer-songwriters Ted Russell Kamp and Bliss Bowen starting at 3 p.m. with a wine tasting followed by music at 3:45 p.m. at Old Oak Cellars, 2620 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Visit

MONDAY 4/9/18

Jacqueline Winspear discusses and signs “To Die But Once: A Maisie Dobbs Novel” at 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Detective Dobbs investigates the disappearance of a young apprentice working on a hush-hush government contract in the months following Britain’s declaration of war on Germany in World War II. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit

TUESDAY 4/10/18

The Pasadena Senior Center’s Masters Series explores international cultures in theater , led by theater director Beverly Olevin, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena, starting Tuesday and continuing Tuesdays through May 1. Tuesday’s program discusses “One Thousand and One Nights,” also known as “The Arabian Nights.” Cost is $15 per session. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit


R&B, gospel and pop singer Ruben Studdard, winner of American Idol’s second season, releases his new CD, “Ruben Sings Luther,” in a concert, “Always and Forever,” performing the music of Luther Vandross, at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $38 to $58. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit

THURSDAY 4/12/18

Conscientious Projector presents “Undercurrents: Memes That Divide,” a collection of short films and video delving under the surface of major news stories and exploring issues that have divided Americans into opposing political camps. It starts at 7 p.m. at Armory Center for the Arts, 145 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Call (818) 517-8878 or visit