POWER TO THE PRESS

Patt Morrison discusses and signs “Don’t Stop the Presses!: Truth, Justice and the American Newspaper” at 7 p.m. tonight, May 10, at Vroman’s Bookstore, 695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Call (626) 449-5320 or visit vromansbookstore.com.

BAND EXTRAVAGANZA

The Caltech-Occidental Wind Orchestra and the Caltech Jazz Band present their annual Bandorama starting at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Caltech’s Ramo Auditorium, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena. Free. No tickets required. Call (626) 395-4652 or visit         bands.caltech.edu.

COMMUNITY OF MUSIC

The Pasadena Community Orchestra performs works by Ippolotov-Ivanov, Holst, Borodin and Prokofiev, featuring pianist Max Hammond, Young Artist Competition winner, and directed by Beth Pflueger, starting at 8 p.m. Friday at First Church of the Nazarene, 3700 E. Sierra Madre Blvd., Pasadena. Free. Call (626) 445-6708 or visit pcomusic.org.

TUNES WITH A CROWN

The Crown City Symphony presents two free concerts, featuring works by Saint-Saens, with featured cellist Kinga Bacik, starting at 2 p.m. Saturday at Altadena Community Church, 943 E. Altadena Drive, Altadena and 2 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, 75 N. Marengo Ave., Pasadena. Call (626) 797-1994 or visit crowncitysymphony.org.