Rotunda Gallery. “Heads and Hands,” sculptures by Dan Woodard. Through June 30. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays-Fridays. Rotunda Gallery, 555 County Center, Redwood City. Free. www.danwoodard.com. Oshman Family JCC. Michael Chabon, “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,” and Ayelet Waldman, “Love and Other Impossible Pursuits,” in discussion. 7:30 p.m. March 22. Oshman Family JCC, Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.$25-$30 advance, $35 at door. www.paloaltojcc.org/chabonwaldman or 650-223-8664.
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San Francisco’s Golden Thread Productions specializes in shows featuring Middle Eastern themes. The company’s ReOrient Festival of short plays touches on everything from ISIS recruiters to airplane security to starting a family in a new land. Learn more on the festival here. Queen Esther Marrow, the renowned jazz, blues, soul and gospel singer whose career has deep Bay Area ties, is back for performances in Oakland and Santa Cruz. Details are here. And beloved Bay Area jazz teacher Dann Zinn is ready to make some music on his own, with a band that features hotshot pianist Taylor Eigsti. Here are details on where to catch the educator, sax man and composer.