Corinne Friedman's multimedia shoe sculptures, incorporating vintage jewelry, feathers, watch parts, glass and ceramic shards, fabrics, trims and paper, will be on display through April 14 at Oshman Family JCC, Taube Koret Campus, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. Go to Palo Alto JCC.
The Flamenco Society of San Jose will perform an evening of dramatic and rhythmic gypsy flamenco dance, accompanied by singer Jose Mendez, live guitar and percussion, on Saturday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mountain View Center For Performing Arts, 500 Castro St. Tickets are $42-$58. Go to Mountain View Center for Performing Arts.
The Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge
The renowned vocal ensemble from St. John's College, Cambridge, England, will perform programs featuring Bach and Poulenc at Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford, on Tuesday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. The choir has been in existence since the 1670s and is often heard on BBC Radio. Tickets are $15-$40. Go to Stanford Live.
Helen Simonson on 'The Summer Before the War'
Novelist Helen Simonson (author of "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand") will discuss her latest book, "The Summer Before the War," about a small English town under the looming shadow of World War 1, Tuesday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m. at Kepler's, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. Admission is free. Go to Tickets.
Il Duetto Musica
Soprano Gloria Mendieta Gazave and accordionist Paul Aebersold are Il Duetto Musica, performing a blend of opera and classic Italian pop music. The two will appear at Angelica's Bistro, 816 Main St., Redwood City, at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30. Admission is free with a minimum $17 food or bar tab. Go to Angelica's Bistro.
'Growing the 8 Bit Generation'
The Computer History Museum will hold a screening of the documentary "Growing the 8 Bit Generation," about the Commodore 64's role in the personal-computer revolution, on Wednesday, March 30, from 7-9 p.m. at 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View. Admission is free; online registration is requested. Go to CHM.