WHO’S IN TOWN Crime writer Lawrence Block (“A Drop of the Hard Stuff”), who was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America in 1993, appears in conversion with Hugo- and Nebula-winning science-fiction author Robert Silverberg (“Times Three”). [7 p.m., Belmont Library, 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont]LECTURES Read More
Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, who appear at the Palace of Fine Arts on Tuesday, love to keep their music loose, with an improvisational hook.
The title of their most recent CD — “I Feel You” on Concord Jazz — says it all.
“It’s the feeling of not being afraid to make a mistake,” says Alpert. “If you are too cautious and you’re trying to make everything perfect, it’s going to sound that way. We kind of like to let it fly and see what happens.” Read More