■ Music: World Harmony Chorus
The community-based, globally oriented World Harmony Chorus puts on a free concert tonight (Jan. 24) from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The show is at the Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Call 650-917-6800 or go to arts4all.org.
■ Author: Tim O'Brien
"Writing and War" is the topic of the evening tonight (Jan. 24) when author Tim O'Brien appears in conversation with fellow author Tobias Wolff at 7 p.m. at Cubberley Auditorium, Stanford University. O'Brien, a National Book Award winner, has written eight books, including "The Things They Carried" and "Going After Cacciato." For more information, go to shc.stanford.edu.