Stone Temple Pilots play at The Rose, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and STP plays at 9 p.m. Tickets are $38.50. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit roseconcerts.com.
Art Night Pasadena returns, offering free admission to numerous local arts institutions, including Boston Court Performing Arts Center, Art Center College of Design, the Light Bringer Project, Armory Center for the Arts, Lineage Performing Arts Center, Norton Simon Museum, the Pasadena Public Library’s Central Branch and various others, from 6 to 10 p.m. Free shuttle buses run between the various locations during the event. Visit artnightpasadena.org.
A classical concert features the New Philharmonic Quartet, performing chamber music for strings, including works by Haydn, Mozart and Mendelssohn, starting at 8 p.m. at Boston Court Performing Arts Center, 70 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena. Tickets are $30 general admission, $25 for seniors, $20 for students. Call (626) 683-6801 or visit bostoncourt.com.
The Glendale Youth Orchestra, conducted by Brad Keimach, performs works by Copland and Mozart at 7 p.m. at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for students, children and seniors. Call (818) 243-2539 or visit alextheatre.org.
The Eric Ekstrand Trio plays jazz at 5:30 p.m. at Colombo’s Restaurant, 1833 Colorado Blvd., Eagle Rock. No cover. Call (323) 254-9138 or visit colombosrestaurant.com.
Brian Cheney, Joseph Lopez and Orson Van Gay II perform such tenor opera hits as “La Donna E Mobile,” “Nessun Dorma” and others at Pacific Opera Project’s POPaganza, starting at 6 p.m. at Castle Green, 99 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Cocktails, food and a silent auction are included. Tickets are $50. Cocktail attire is suggested. Visit pacificoperaproject.com.
In an Earnest C. Watson lecture, Caltech Professor of Astronomy Dr. Andrew W. Howard presents “Searching for Earth-Like Planets,” an exploration of the known universe and some of its many planetary systems, focusing on planets similar to Earth in size, mass and temperature. It starts at 8 p.m. in Caltech’s Beckman Auditorium, Michigan Avenue south of Del Mar Boulevard, Pasadena. Free. No reservations required. Call (626) 395-4652 or visit events.caltech.edu.
The Huntington, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino presents “Martin Chalifour and Friends,” a performance by the violinist and Los Angeles Philharmonic principal concertmaster and others, performing chamber music by French and Russian composers including Debussy, Ravel and Stravinsky, plus dancers from the Barak Ballet performing a new work by choreographer Melissa Barak, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $58, $50 for members. Visit huntington.org/calendar for reservations.