Music: Pacifica Quartet
The chamber ensemble Pacifica Quartet will give a free performance today (Nov. 3) at 6 p.m. at the Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. The event is part of a series of shorter gratis performances by artists who are also giving full concerts at Stanford Lively Arts. (The quartet will also perform Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. in Stanford's Dinkelspiel Auditorium.) Its members are violinists Simin Ganatra and Sibbi Bernhardsson, violist Masumi Per Rostad, and cellist Brandon Vamos. For more on the Nov. 3 concert, go to arts4all.org.
Art: 'Taste of Tattoo'
The Smith Andersen Editions print studio and gallery is opening a new exhibition today (Nov. 3) with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at 440 Pepper Ave. in Palo Alto. "Taste of Tattoo" features art inspired or influenced by tattoos, with work by five artists known for printmaking and five known for tattooing. The show runs through Jan. 25, open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go to smithandersen.com.