■ Theater: 'Kiss Me, Kate!'
Gunn High School presents the classic musical comedy "Kiss Me, Kate!" today (March 18) at 8 p.m. at the Spangenberg Theatre, 780 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. Tickets are $15-$20 for opening night. A gala reception with live music follows the performance. Performances will also be held March 19, 23, 24, 25 and 26. For more information, visit Gunn Theatre.
■ Author: Keith Thomson
Keith Thomson discusses and signs his new mystery novel, "Twice a Spy," today (March 18) at 7 p.m. at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. For more information, visit Kepler's.