East Bay Jewish Music Festival
March 9 “Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial Concert.” Vilna poems, a song cycle based on Yiddish poetry, and Akoka, a performance based on Messaien’s “Quartet for the End of Time.” At Berkeley Repertory Theatre Thrust Stage, 2025 Addison St., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $24-$26.
March 10 Panel discussion and performance for the anniversary of the Ansky Folklore Expedition. At Graduate Theological Union, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley. 2 p.m. Free.
March 12 Talk on the history of Jewish music by Mark Slobin and festival closing program by Michael Alpert. At the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley. Lecture 5:30 p.m., performance 7:30 p.m. Free.
March 14 Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird. At JCC East Bay, 1414 Walnut St., Berkeley. 7 p.m. $15.
“Opera and Jewish Soul.” Adler Fellows from the San Francisco Opera perform songs by Israeli and Jewish composers and arias from famous operas. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. $18-$30. www.paloaltojcc.org.
M’shuga Mama. Acoustic rock and blues band performs. At Jerusalem Grill and Bar, 1740 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell. 8:30 p.m. $15-$32. http://tinyurl.com/cvql7xq.
Renee Benmelech. World music singer originally from Venezuela performs. At Chochmat HaLev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. 8 p.m. $15-$20. www.chochmat.org.
“Jazz and Klezmer Summit.” Performances by Congregation Netivot Shalom JazzKleztet, Albany Jazz Band and Jazzschool Big Band. At Congregation Netivot Shalom, 1316 University Ave., Berkeley. 3 p.m. $5-$10. www.netivottest.org.