Pacifica Quartet (Postponed)
The Pacifica Quartet, a string quartet, which was set to make its Segerstrom Center for the Arts debut at 8 p.m. in the Samueli Theater with an all-Beethoven program, will have its performance postponed to Nov. 8 because of a member's illness. For more information, visit http://www.scfta.org or call the box office at (714) 556-2787.
Makana and Kaumakaiwa Kanaka'ole perform at 8 p.m. in the Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine. Tickets start at $23. For more information, visit http://www.thebarclay.org or call (949) 854-4646.
John Gardiner, Janine Jarrell and Ricki Mandeville, all Southern California poets, will be giving readings in the "Living Out Loud" show starting at 8 p.m. at the Alta Coffee Warehouse & Restaurant, 506 31st St., Newport Beach. Admission is free and the show is hosted by Lee Mallory. For more information, call (949) 675-0233.
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