This weekend's events (Jan. 15-16)


■ Kids: 'Snow White'

On Saturday (Jan. 15) at 10 a.m. and noon, the Palo Alto Children's Theatre presents productions of "Snow White" aimed at kids ages 3 to 6. The fairytale adaptation, which runs under an hour, is in the intimate Black Box Theatre at 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Tickets are $10 general and $5 for children. Call 650-463-4970 or go to cityofpaloalto.org.

■ Music: UnityJam 2011

A group of Muslim and Jewish musicians will perform at a 7 p.m. benefit concert on Sunday (Jan. 16) at Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. Performers include the Pakistani rock musician Salman Ahmad, violinist and composer Yale Strom, and klezmer singer Elizabeth Schwartz. The event will benefit the nonprofit groups Abraham's Vision and the Salman and Samina Global Wellness Initiative. Tickets are $12.50. For more information, call 415-839-6889 or go to abrahamsvision.org.

■ Music: Music@Menlo

Pianists Alessio Bax, Wu Han and Anne-Marie McDermott will perform a concert of two-piano music at 4 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 16) at the Menlo-Atherton High School performing-arts center, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. The program features music by Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Ravel and is part of the Music@Menlo chamber-music festival. Tickets are $50/$45 for adults and $25/$20 for students. Call 650-331-0202 or go to musicatmenlo.org.

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Short story writers wanted!

The 33rd Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 29. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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