“Keyboard Conversations.” Pianist Jeffrey Siegel performs pieces by Jewish composers Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copeland, George Gershwin and Felix Mendelssohn in his concert-with-commentary series. At Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 7:30 p.m. $25-$35. www.paloaltojcc.org.
Meet David Broza. The Israeli singer-songwriter and longtime peace activist comes to the Bay Area to meet his many fans and perform acoustic samples from his new album “East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem,” featuring American, Palestinian and Israeli musicians. Broza’s music draws upon influences from Israel, Spain and England, the countries in which he grew up. Broza will discuss his life and his new music in an afternoon meet and greet. 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at Osher Marin JCC, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael. Free; pre-registration requested. www.marinjcc.org/broza