■ Author: Anand Giridharadas
Anand Giridharadas, author of "India Calling: An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking," will speak today (Jan. 18) at noon at the Campus Center Hearthside Lounge (Room 2313) at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills. For more information, visit Foothill College.
■ Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra: David Daniels
Countertenor David Daniels sings works of Handel and Vivaldi today (Jan. 18) at 8 p.m. at The Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. Tickets are $30-90. For more information, visit Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.