Violinist Paul Stein, member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, performs music of Scott Joplin, John Williams and Dvorak at 7 p.m. tonight, April 5, at Crowell Public Library, 1890 Huntington Drive, San Marino. Free. Call (626) 300-0777 or visit crowellpubliclibrary.org.
In conjunction with the Sierra Madre Playhouse upcoming production of “The Immigrant,” a free event, “Challah (or Matzoh) and Chili: A Klezmer/Tex-Mex Listening Party” invites guests to eat challah or matzoh and chili while listening to Klezmer and Tex-Mex songs starting at 6 p.m. Friday at Vroman’s Hastings Ranch, 3729 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 355-4318 or visit sierramadreplayhouse.org.
TALE OF REDEMPTION
Anthony Ray Hinton discusses and signs “The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row,” the story of the author’s life on death row following a wrongful conviction for murder, at 7 p.m. Friday at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.
TRIVIA AND TUNES
One Colorado’s Trivia Tuesdays features trivia, deejay sets and the Haiku Guys and Gals performing from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through April at 41 Hugus Alley, Pasadena. Free. Drinks will be available for purchase at One Colorado pop-up bars during the event. Call (626) 564-1066 or visit onecolorado.com.