■ Music: 'Brahms the Prismatic'
Music by Brahms and by the composers he influenced and was influenced by -- including Schoenberg and Bach -- is on the program for tonight's (July 26) 8 p.m. Music@Menlo chamber-music concert. Musicians such as pianist Alessio Bax will perform at Menlo-Atherton High School's Center for Performing Arts, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton. Admission is $65/$55 general and $30/$20 for students. Go to musicatmenlo.org.
■ Dance: Dancing on the Square
As part of Redwood City's summer outdoor arts series, free country-western dance lessons will be held tonight (July 26) followed by open social dancing. "Dancing on the Square" events are from 6 to 8 p.m. on Courthouse Square in downtown Redwood City. The Arthur Murray dance studio will teach the half-hour lesson at the start of the evening. Go to redwoodcity.org.