The Blue Guitar, at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena, presents Louie Cruz Beltran & His Latin Jazz Band at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $15 for table seating, $10 general admission.
Comics Rachel Mac and Amy Silverberg host Bitchface Comedy Night featuring comedians Dave Waite, Matt Inglebretson, Jessica Sele, Zach Noe Towers and Chris Garcia, starting with live music at 8 p.m. followed by comedy 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 facebook.com/groups/bfacecomedy.
The Pasadena Film Festival Fall Fệte fundraiser includes wine, food, a silent auction, performances by singers, dancers, musicians and actors, plus a deejay and dancing starting at 4:30 p.m. at Lineage Performing Arts Center, 89 S. Fair Oaks Ave., Pasadena. Tickets are $25, and include a complimentary luxury travel pillow. Visit pasadenafilmfestival.org.
The Musical Theatre Guild presents a staged, concert version of the farcical “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” based on the 1988 Pedro Almodóvar film of the same name, a fiery musical tale of passion, confusion and broken relationships, starting at 7 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Tickets are $45. Call (818) 243-2539 or visit alextheatre.org.
Steven Ross discusses and signs “Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots against Hollywood and America” at 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.
The Pasadena Senior Center’s Masters Series discussion program explores topics ranging from national politics to arts and culture from 2 to 4 p.m. at 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena. Tuesday’s closing session features Occidental College Assistant Professor of Diplomacy and World Affairs Roger George discussing the state of US intelligence agencies. Cost is $15. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit pasadenaseniorcenter.org.
Brad Colerick’s weekly Wine & Song singer-songwriter series features Tony Gilkyson and Winter River, with special guest Jordan Ruiz, at 7 p.m. at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 for table seating, available at wineandsong.com.
The Gin Blossoms rock out in the 25th anniversary concert of their album “New Miserable Experience” and a benefit for No Stomach for Cancer at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the music starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $28 to $58. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit roseconcerts.com.