8 Days

8 Days

By John Sollenberger 08/21/2014

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THURSDAY 8.21.14

The Music on the Main jazz concert series at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge, concludes with vocalist and trombonist Aubrey Logan at 6 p.m. Admission is free with Descanso admission of $9 general, $6 for seniors and students, $4 for children 5 to 12, free for children 4 and younger. Call (818) 949-4200 or visit descansogardens.org.

FRIDAY 8.22.14

The free Levitt Pavilion Summer Music Festival in Memorial Park, located at the corner of North Raymond Avenue and Walnut Street, Pasadena, features soul, rock and gospel by Brothers Joscephus and the Love Revolution at 8 p.m. Call (626) 683-3230 or visit levittpavilionpasadena.org.

SATURDAY 8.23.14

The California Philharmonic Orchestra’s final concert of the season, “Broadway and Bolero” at Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, features Broadway sensations Randall Keith and Joan Almedilla and songs from shows including “Chicago,” “Evita” and “Cats,” plus acclaimed flamenco guitarist Adam Del Monte in performances of Ravel’s “Bolero” and Chabrier’s “España” at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and up. Call (626) 304-0333 or visit calphil.com.

SUNDAY 8.24.14

The Pasadena Playhouse District Jazz Concert Series at Vroman’s courtyard, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena features Tony Inzalaco at 6 p.m. Free. Call (626) 744-0340 or visit playhousedistrict.org.  

MONDAY 8.25.14

The Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse, 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, presents Daryl Brown, son of soul legend James Brown, discussing his new book, “Inside the Godfather: Never Before Told Stories of James Brown by His Inner Circle,” at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Call (818) 790-0717 or visit flintridgebooks.com.

TUESDAY 8.26.14

The Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, celebrates Women’s Equality Day and the anniversary of women winning the right to vote with a screening of filmmaker and director Jennifer Lee’s documentary “Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation,” exploring the movement from 1963 through 1970, at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Call (626) 744-4066 or visit pasadenapubliclibrary.net.


The Pasadena Museum of History, 470 W. Walnut St., Pasadena, invites guests to bring antiques and old items for appraisal by experts from Bonham’s from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. No appointments are necessary. Cost is $10 per item or $5 per item for museum members (limit of five items). Proceeds benefit the museum. Call (626) 577-1660 or visit pasadenahistory.org.

THURSDAY 8.28.14

redwhite+bluezz, 37 S. El Molino Ave., Pasadena presents guitarist Joe Lo Piccolo performing his signature style of improvisational jazz at 6:30 p.m. No cover. Call (626) 792-4441 or visit redwhitebluezz.com. 

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