Things to do around Glendale May 1-5

5/1 WEDNESDAY

CONCERT: The GCC Percussion Ensemble, Other Music Gamelan @GCC, GCC African Drum Ensemble and Philippine Kulitang Music present “Drums Along the Pacific for the New Millennium” 7:30 p.m. at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., Glendale. Call 623-845-3000.

CARS: Hot Rod Night goes 5-9 p.m. at WaterDance Plaza inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd, Glendale. Classic cars and hot rods on display the first Wednesday of the month through June. Live music and more. All cars welcome. 80’s & older park in WaterDance Plaza. 90’s & newer park on Westgate Boulevard near Fountain Park. Parking opens 4 p.m. Visit westgateaz.com/hotrod or call 623-385-7502.

COMEDY: Open Mic night starts 7 p.m. at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale. Limited spots available. Email info@stircrazycomedyclub.com or call 623-565-8667.

5/2 THURSDAY

MUSIC: Kate & The Dream Band performs every Thursday 6 p.m. at Desert Rose Pizza & Gastro Pub, 6729 N. 57th Drive, Glendale. Call 623-937-3004.

MUSIC: Ricky Harris plays 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

COMEDY: Zoltan Kaszas opens his weekend set 7 p.m. at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale. He also performs 7 & 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 3 and 7 & 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4. Email info@stircrazycomedyclub.com or call 623-565-8667.

5/3 FRIDAY

THEATRE: “The Miracle Worker” plays 7 p.m. at Spotlight Youth Theatre, 10620 N. 43rd Ave., Glendale. The show also plays 2 & 7 p.m. Saturday, May 4 and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Call 602-843-8318.

CONCERT: Performances by the GCC Piano Studio directed by Dr. Christina Eide 7:30 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center at Glendale Community College, 6000 W. Olive Ave., Glendale. Free and open to the public. Call 623-845-3000.

MUSIC: Youz Guys performs every Friday 4 p.m. at Desert Rose Pizza & Gastro Pub, 6729 N. 57th Drive, Glendale. Call 623-937-3004.

MUSIC: Frosty & The Silver Tones plays 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

BLUEGRASS: A Bluegrass Jam goes 1-3 p.m. at the Foothills Library, 19055 N. 57th Ave., Glendale. Bring an acoustic instrument and play bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, and more round-robin style. All levels of players welcome. Audience and singers also encouraged to attend. Also takes place 1-3 p.m. Friday, May 17. Call 623-930-3831.

5/4 SATURDAY

COMICS: Free Comic Book Day goes 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Drawn to Comics, 5801 W. Glendale Ave.  & Samurai Comics, 6808 N. Dysart Road, Suite 148, Glendale. Visit drawntocomics.com or samuraicomics.com.

LIVE MUSIC: Hard rock and metal bands While She Waits, Until The Sun, Devil Lies Down and Some F-ing Band take turns on the stage starting 7 p.m. at Starlite Lounge, 4346 W. Olive Ave., Glendale. No cover. 21+ show. Call 623-934-1913.

MUSIC: Jim “Jimfab” Helms plays 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

5/5 SUNDAY

COMEDY: Clean Comedy Night starts 7 p.m. at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale. Email info@stircrazycomedyclub.com or call 623-565-8667.



You are encouraged to leave relevant comments but engaging in personal attacks, threats, online bullying or commercial spam will not be allowed. All comments should remain within the bounds of fair play and civility. (You can disagree with others courteously, without being disagreeable.) Feel free to express yourself but keep an open mind toward finding value in what others say. To report abuse or spam, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box.