Deborah Cox stars in the musical “The Bodyguard,” onstage in a week-long engagement in San Jose starting Tuesday. (Courtesy Joan Marcus)

April 24-25: Twelfth Night, Quatuor Danel, Made in Cambodia, Megan Miranda, Kristen Radtke, San Fermin, Bodyguard

MONDAY, APRIL 24

Twelfth Night: Tamsin Greig plays Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity, presented in a broadcast filmed at London’s National Theatre. [7 p.m., Vogue Theatre, 3290 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Quatuor Danel: San Francisco Chamber Music presents the acclaimed French/Belgian ensemble in a program featuring string quartets by Debussy, Weinberg and Beethoven. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Made in Cambodia: Screening in a program also featuring a panel dicusstion, the film short by Asad Faruqi follow three design students on a life-changing journey to Cambodia, where they experience the day-to-day lives of the invisible women behind American fashion. [6 p.m., California College of the Arts, Nave Presentation Space, 1111 Eighth St., S.F.]

Megan Miranda: The author is promoting “The Perfect Stranger,” her follow-up to the hit “All the Missing Girls” in which “a journalist sets out to find a missing friend, a friend who may never have existed at all.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Kristen Radtke: The author of “Imagine Wanting Only This,” a “graphic memoir about loss, love and confronting grief” appears in conversation with San Franicsco short story writer Susan Steinberg. [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Cooperatives-Democratizing the Food System: Panelists involved with food and farming cooperatives speak about the model’s potential for building a just and healthy food system. [6 p.m., Port Commission Hearing Room, second floor, Ferry Building, Embarcadero at Market Street, S.F.]

San Fermin: The chamber pop act, led by Ellis Ludwig-Leone, and now grown into an eight-piece touring enterprise, kicks off a two-night headlining gig with a sold out show; Low Roar, the project of Ryan Karazija, opens. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

deadmau5: The Canadian electronic music star (aka Joel Thomas Zimmerman) is on his “Lots of Shows in a Row” North American tour, which, promoters say, “has an even bigger cube.” [8 p.m., Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Lesley Dauer: The poet, from Foothill College’s creative writing department, reads from her latest award-winning collection, “Carnival Life.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto]

TUESDAY, APRIL 25

The Bodyguard: Broadway San Jose’s presentation of the first U.S. national tour of musical based on the 1992 movie starring Whitney Houston — featuring Houston sound-alike Deborah Cox — opens a week-long run. [7:30 p.m., Center for the Performing Arts, 255 S. Almaden Blvd., San Jose]

Bill McGowan: The author of “Pitch Perfect,” founder communications firm Clarity Music Group and public speaking expert shares tips on how to craft the right message and deliver it with both verbal and nonverbal languate. [6:30 p.m., General Assembly SF, 225 Bush St., fifth floor, S.F.]

Andsnes & Hamelin: Virtuosos Leif Ove Andsnes and Marc-André Hamelin appear in a two piano=four hands concert of works by Mozart, Stravinsky and Debussy presented by San Francisco Performances. [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

NE-HI: The foursome (Alex Otake, James Weir, Jason Balla and Mikey Wells) say their nostalgic rock was “born out of the backyards and basements of Chicago’s DIY music scene.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Splendid Survivors of 1906: Historian Joseph Amster lectures on the “surprising” number of buildings that survived the big earthquake and fire — including some that burned but were rebuilt, and others that were unscathed. [7 p.m., St. Philip’s Catholic Church, 725 Diamond St., S.F.]

The Victim as Icon
: In a program subtitled “Moral Dilemmas in Appropriations of Anne Frank,” Ronald Leopold, director of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, discusses the viability of using the author of the famed Holocaust-era diary to represent a wide range of causes. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Pond: The Australian psychedelic band, and Tame Impala offshoot, brings its raucous show to the Bay Area. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Oakland Noir: Editors Jerry Thompson and Eddie Muller, along with contributors Nick Petrulakis, Kim Addonizio and Jamie DeWolf read from the new locally-themed story collection. [7 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

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