Mariah Parker’s Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble plays a CD release concert at Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. (Courtesy photo)

Jan. 22-23: Mariah Parker’s Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble, King and Faith lecture, California Symphony, MUSA, West Edge Opera, Jane Sobel Klonsky, DNCE, Gregg Hurwitz

SUNDAY, JAN. 22

Mariah Parker’s Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble: The world fusion band — led by composer, pianist and santur player Parker — releases its new live CD. [7 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

King and Faith lecture: Scholars and activists Haregu Gaime, Loran Simon, Oba T’Shaka and Al Letson speak on a panel addressing issues raised in Martin Luther King’s final manuscript, “Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community?” [4 p.m., Gresham Hall, Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]

California Symphony: Donato Cabrera leads Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4, Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23, with Romanian-Austrian pianist Maria Radutu making her West Coast orchestral debut as soloist, and composer-in-residence Chris Theofanidis’ “Peace Love Light YOUMEONE.” [4 p.m., Lesher Center, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek]

MUSA: The chamber orchestra — Addi Liu and Laura Rubenstein-Salzedo on violins; Gretchen Claassen on viola da gamba and Derek Tam on harpsichord — plays works by Marais, Jacquet del al Guerre, Rebel, Morel, Couperin and Rameau. [4 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Jane Sobel Klonsky: The award-winning photographer is promoting her book of images and anecdotes celebrating the special bond at the center of her book, “Unconditional: Older Dogs, Deeper Love.” [5 p.m,, Books Inc., California St., S.F.]

West Edge Opera Snapshot: The program presents excerpts from not yet produced works: David Conte and John Stirling Walker’s “Famous,” Stephen Eddins and Michael O’Brien’s “Why I Live at the P.O.,” William David Cooper and Will Dunlap’s “Hagar and Ishmael” and Alden Jenks’ “Afterworld,” accompanied by a chamber orchestra with members of the ensemble Earplay. [3 p.m., Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third St., S.F.]

DNCE: The dance pop funk band with Joe Jonas, Jack Lawless, Cole Whittle and JinJoo Lee, famed for “Cake By the Ocean,” headlines; Brooklyn rock band The Skins opens. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Unitarian Universalist Sunday Forum
: Phelicia Jones, founder of the Justice for Mario Woods Coalition, speaks on “Wealth Disparity in the Black Community.” [9:30 a.m., First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

MONDAY, JAN. 23

Gregg Hurwitz: The Bay Area-bred, best-selling author signs copies of his new thriller “The Nowhere Man,” another page-turner in his Orphan X series. [7 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 3600 Stevens Creek Blvd., San Jose]

Marc VW Benefit: The E Family featuring Sheila E,, Dave Koz and Tower of Power’s Rick Stevens appear in concert, with proceeds going toward medical bills for Tower of Power’s Marc Van Wageningen, who was struck by a train. [10 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Vocal Rush: The national champion a cappella ensemble from Oakland School for the Arts appears in concert. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Socrates Cafe: John Nyquist leads the monthly philosophy discussion, with topics suggested by participants. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Hedda Gabler: Cutting Ball Theater, noted for presenting avant-garde and experimental works, stages Ibsen’s classic about a complex woman who is bored with her marriage and life. [7:30 p.m., EXIT on Taylor, 277 Taylor St., S.F.]

Rough Readings Series: The Playwrights Foundation presentation focusing on early drafts of new works introduces “Third Eye Moonwalk,” Jon Bernson’s “guided meditation which takes place in a downtown office building.” [7:30 p.m., Roble Hall, 374 Santa Teresa St., Stanford University

John Hart: The author reads from his second poetry volume “Storm Camp,” which draws on his experiences as a rock climber and mountaineer. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

The Guest List Live TV Taping: The SF Sketchfest event hosts standup comedy by Marcella Arguello, Kyle Mizono, Derek Sheen and Ryan Singer. [9:30 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St.,S.F.]
CalendarCalifornia SymphonyDNCEGregg HurwitzJane Sobel KlonskyKing and Faith lectureMariah Parker's Indo Latin Jazz EnsembleMUSAWest Edge Opera

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