Kings Row Gastropub, 20 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena features reggae by My Reggae Band at 10 p.m. Friday. Free. Call (626) 793-3010 or visit kingsrowpub.com.
The Emerging Urban Poets group meets for featured and open poetry readings, facilitated by Don Kingfisher Campbell at 3 p.m. Saturday at Pasadena Public Library’s Santa Catalina Branch, 999 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 744-7272 or visit cityofpasadena.net/library.
Actor and activist Amy Brennerman speaks at 10:15 a.m. Sunday in the All Saints Church Rector’s Forum, 132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, on her activities as a signer of an amicus brief in the Supreme Court Whole Women’s Health case from Texas, overturning the state’s 2016 anti-abortion law that was designed to shut down most of the state’s abortion clinics. Call (626) 796-1172 or visit allsaints-pas.org.
An LA Opera Talk, “A Deeper Look,” explores opera and classical music through the eyes of an expert who shares the passion for the art form, from the delightful to the disastrous, at 1 p.m. Monday at the Pasadena Senior Center, 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org.