The Blue Guitar at Arroyo Seco Golf Course, 1055 Lohman Lane, South Pasadena, presents eclectic music by Acoustic Asylum at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 general admission, $15 for table seating, available at

FRIDAY 8/10/18

A free screening of the 2017 comedy/drama “The Disaster Artist” features an appearance by Greg Sestero, author of the book on which the film was based at the South Pasadena Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St., South Pasadena. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the film starts at 7 p.m., followed by a Q&A with Pasadena Weekly Arts Editor Carl Kozlowski. Refreshments are included, and no reservations or tickets are required. Call (626) 403-7350 or visit

SATURDAY 8/11/18

Norton Simon Museum, 411 W. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, presents concerts with music pertaining to works in the collections. This week’s concert, “Baroque, Classical and Romantic Traditions of Two Guitars” features the Odeum Guitar Duo from 5 to 6 p.m., included in regular museum admission of $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, free for members, students and those 18 and younger. Call (626) 449-6840 or visit

SUNDAY 8/12/18

Author, PW columnist and women’s rights activist Ellen Snortland ( performs her one-woman show, “Now That She’s Gone,” a passionate, poignant and funny show based on her own life, starting at 2 p.m. at Coffee Gallery Backstage, 2029 N. Lake Ave., Altadena. Tickets are $15 in advance, available at, $20 at the door. Call (626) 798-6236 or visit

MONDAY 8/13/18

The Pasadena Senior Center’s free summer concert series features Pam Kay and the Tap Chicks at 6 p.m. at 85 E. Holly St., Pasadena. Call (626) 795-4331 or visit

TUESDAY 8/14/18

J.C. Hyke’s Songwriter Serenade features The Fallen Stars, Pi Jacobs, Emanuela Bellezza and Jeff Kossack at 7 p.m. at Matt Denny’s Ale House, 145 E. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. No cover. Visit


Brad Colerick’s weekly singer-songwriter series features Rupert Wates and Shubhangi Joshi 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

THURSDAY 8/16/18

Blues-rock guitarist Jonny Lang rocks The Rose, in Paseo Colorado, 245 E. Green St., Pasadena. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $38 to $68. Call (888) 645-5006 or visit