Author: John Joseph Adams
Twenty-two authors explore the worlds of evil geniuses and mad scientists through stories published in the new book "The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination: Original Short Fiction for the Modern Evil Genius." Book editor John Joseph Adams will give a free talk at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Feb. 21, at Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Go to keplers.com.
Theater: 'Spring Awakening'
Foothill Music Theatre begins performances of the hard-edged Broadway musical "Spring Awakening" tonight, Feb. 21, with the production running Thursday through Sunday, through March 10. The show is an adaptation of the 19th-century Frank Wedekind play about teens facing the darkness and joy of coming of age. Performances are in the Lohman Theatre at 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets are $10-$28. Go to foothill.edu.