The Blue Guitar, Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena, presents jazz by Charlie Rauh and Mark Goldenberg at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission, $17 for table seating. Visit

FRIDAY 8/9/19

Bitchface Comedy Night, hosted by Rachel Mac and Amy Silverberg features Emma Willmann, Chris Thayer, Madison Shepard, Andrew Johnson and Quincy Weekly. Live music by Randy V starts at 8:15 p.m. and comedy starts at 8:30 p.m. at Jones Coffee Roasters, 693 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission is $5. Beer, wine and pizza are available for purchase. Visit

SATURDAY 8/10/19

Rose Bowl Movie Night screens the sports classic, “Remember the Titans,” 19 years after the film premiered at the stadium. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and the film starts at 8 p.m. at 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena. Games are included before the film and food and beverages are available for purchase. Tickets are $20 for those 11 and older, $10 for children 6 to 10, free for kids 5 and younger, available at

SUNDAY 8/11/19

California Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Carmen Goes to the Movies,” featuring selections from Bizet’s “Carmen,” plus film scores by Ennio Morricone, John Williams, Elton John and others. The Cal Phil Chorale performs with the orchestra. An interactive talk with Maestro Victor Vener starts at 1 p.m. and the concert starts at 2 p.m. at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 111 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles. Tickets are $37.50 to $140. Call (323) 850-2000 or visit

MONDAY 8/12/19

The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, offers tours of its Japanese Tea House, from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., exploring the traditions behind its use. Admission is included with Huntington admission of $25 for adults, $21 for students, seniors and active military, $13 for youth 4 to 11, free for children younger than 4 and members. Call (626) 405-2100 or visit

TUESDAY 8/13/19

Circus Vargas visits Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, celebrating its 50th anniversary with an all-new show for 2019, “The Greatest of Ease,” featuring death-defying acrobats, daredevils, aerialists, jugglers, contortionists, clowns, motorcycles and other eye-popping attractions. The show starts at 7 p.m., continuing through Aug. 18. Tickets are $15 to $72. Call (877) 468-3861 or visit


The California Book Club presents an illustrated lecture, “From Cows to Concrete: The Rise and Fall of Farming in Los Angeles” with Rachel Surls, author and sustainable food systems adviser and Judith Gerber, author and farm and garden authority, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Women’s City Club of Pasadena, 160 N. Oakland Ave., Pasadena. Free, but call (415) 781-7532, ext. 3 to RSVP and visit for information.

THURSDAY 8/15/19

One Colorado, 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena, offers live music on Thursdays and Saturdays in August, starting with deejays at 6:30 p.m. followed by the music at 7 p.m. Thursday’s performance features dual headliners, Brazilian singer and instrumentalist Tita Lima and Diana Purim & Eyedentity, performing jazz, funk, Brazilian and Latin fusion. Free. Call (626) 564-1066 or visit