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Bay Area pop artist Greg Lamboy celebrates the release of his new album, “Lift,” at “Must Lift Together,” a party and fundraiser.

Lamboy — who cites influences from Stevie Wonder to Led Zeppelin and calls his sound complementary to Train, Counting Crows and Dave Matthews — appears with Austin Willacy and Katie Garibaldi at the event. Proceeds benefit Music in Schools Today, a SanFrancisco-based nonprofit program that supports, develops and promotes music education for youth in public schools and in the community.

The show is at 6:45 p.m. Sunday at Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, Buchanan Street and Marina Boulevard, San Francisco. Tickets are $20 to $25. For more information, call (415) 845-7202 or visit www.greglamboy.com.

C-A-R-E BENEFITS

At noon today, Araceli Theater presents a multilingual theater event written by cancer survivors. This diverse community-based ensemble gives voice to the complex aspects surrounding the cancer experience. Araceli is a project of the Cancer, Awareness, Resources and Education program at San Francisco General Hospital; today’s performance is in Carr Auditorium there. The show will be repeated for the public at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St. A $10 donation is requested.

Araceli presents one final weekend event, on Sunday, from 6 to 10 p.m. It’s a benefit showcase featuring Araceli performers as well as fabulous food and dancing to the swinging sounds of the Joe Sharino Band.

The party is in the Julia Morgan Ballroom on the 15th floor of the Merchants Exchange Building at 465 California St., San Francisco. Suggested donation is $1 to $25. For details on all Araceli events, call (415) 252-9230 or visit www.caresfgh.org.

BLUES DIVA

Blues singer and songwriter E.C. Scott performs. “Masterpiece” is her most recent album. She appears Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m. at Biscuits and Blues, 401 Mason St., San Francisco. Tickets are $15. Call (415) 292-2583 or visit www.biscuitsandblues.com.

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