Real Vocal String Quartet

Real Vocal String Quartet along with the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts present performance and cd release of Culture Kin. Original songs & collaborative pieces with sister cities such as Cork, Ireland, Osaka, Japan and Barcelona, Spain are featured.

The event takes place at 701 Mission Street in San Francisco. For details, call 415.978.2787.

The Playwrights Foundation

The Playwrights Foundation presents a reading of “The Garbologists” on Monday, May 20 at 7:30pm. The play about bickering sanitation workers finding some common ground takes place

at Roble Hall, Stanford University, 374 Teresa Street, in Palo Alto. For details,call (415) 626-2176.


On Saturday, May 23rd at 7:30PM, you are invited to Pegasus Books’ Evening With Mystery Authors, who will discuss and read from their newwest works. This event takes place at Pegasus Books, 1855 Solano Avenue in Berkeley. For more information call (510) 649-1320.


The City of Concord presents the West Coast’s Premier Zydeco Band “Zydeco Flames” on May 21st at 6:30 PM in downtnown Concord at the corners of Willow Pass Road and Grant Streets. Zydeco Flames are said to have timeless and sizzling roots rhythms with a stunning and powerful groove. For more information, call (925) 671-3464.