Antaeus Theatre Company, at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Broadway, Glendale, presents the 1944 Betolt Brecht satirical comedy of love, war and justice “Caucasian Chalk Circle,” opening at 8 p.m. tonight. It’s the story of a humble kitchen maid named Grusha, in the Caucasus Mountains of the nation of Georgia. She risks her life to rescue an abandoned baby from civil war. It continues through Aug. 26. Tickets are $35.
Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 188 Campus Drive, Arcadia presents the annual International Dance Festival, as guests dance to styles from around the world, enjoy music, karaoke and international food, from 5 to 9 p.m. Free. Call (626) 821-1781 or visit arcadiapaf.org.
Pasadena POPS Summer Concert Series at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia presents “Rhapsody in Blue,” featuring songs of the Gershwin era and the jazz age. Guest vocal soloists are Tony Yazbeck and Patti Austin. Guest pianist is Frederick Hodges. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and up. Call (626) 793-7172 or visit pasadenasymphony-pops.org.
California Philharmonic Orchestra at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, celebrates Bastille Day with a concert of French music, including excerpts from “Les Misérables” by Calude-Michel Schönberg, plus works by Berlioz and Saint-Saëns. Guest performers are Philip Smith, Anne Martinez and Randal Keith, with the CalPhil Chorale. A talk by Maestro Victor Vener starts at 1 p.m., and the concert starts at 2 p.m. Tickets are $37.50 to $140. Call (323) 850-2000 or visit calphil.com.
Vroman’s Bookstore, 696 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena presents Terry Moore discussing and signing “66 on 66: A Photographer’s Journey,” featuring photos \Moore’s taken traveling the legendary highway since the 1960s, starting at 7 p.m. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.
Descanso Gardens’ annual World Rhythms world music series features flamenco dancer, singer and choreographer Briseyda Zárate from 6 to 7 p.m., included in Descanso admission of $9 general admission, $6 for students and seniors, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for those 4 and younger. Call (818) 949-4200 or visit descansogardens.org.
The Sierra Madre Playhouse, 87 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Sierra Madre, series of classic movie musical screenings presents “42nd Street” (1933), starring Ruby Keeler, Warner Baxter, Dick Powell, Ginger Rogers, Bebe Daniels and George Brent, starting at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 per film. Call (626) 355-4318 or visit sierramadreplayhouse.org.
The Blue Guitar at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena presents Louie Cruz Beltran performing Latin jazz, salsa and music from the Great American Songbook, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Visit blueguitar.club.