A Guide to the 2010-2011 Cultural Calendar 

Exhibits, dance, comedy, music, lectures, and more.

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Geri Allen: Tribute to Eric Dolphy with All-Star Band: Featuring Don Byron, Oliver Lake, Dwayne Dolphin and Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Sept. 24-25, 8 & 10 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 26, 2 & 7 p.m., $24, $5 children's matinee. Yoshi's, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland, 510-238-9200, Yoshis.com.

James Carter & John Medeski: Thu., Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m., $25, $45, $65. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

John McLaughlin & 4th Dimension: Sat., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., $36, $44, $58, $66, $72. Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, 510-642-9988, CalPerformances.org.

Joshua Redman, saxophone: Sat., Jan. 22, 8 p.m., $22, $30, $36, $42, $50. Zellerbach Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, 510-642-9988, CalPerformances.org.

Laurie Anderson: Oct. 23-24, 8 p.m. Yoshi's San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore St., San Francisco, 415-655-5600, Yoshis.com.

McCoy Tyner All-Stars with Roy Hargrove, John Patitucci and Willie Jones: Sept. 23-25, 8 & 10 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 26, 5 & 7 p.m., $25-$40, $5 children's matinee. Yoshi's San Francisco, 1330 Fillmore St., San Francisco, 415-655-5600, Yoshis.com.

Monterey Jazz Festival: W/ Harry Conick, Jr., Angelique Kidjo, Ahmad Jamal, Roy Hargrove, Gretchen Parlato, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Dianne Reeves, Chick Corea, Kronos Quartet, Nellie McKay, & many more., Sept. 17-19, $15-$280. Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd., Monterey, MontereyCountyFair.com.

Radio City Christmas Spectacular Starring The Rockettes: Dec. 16-17, 4:30 & 7:30 p.m., $34.95-$84.55. Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, 510-569-2121, Coliseum.com.

SFJAZZ Presents Steve Lehman Octet: Thu., Oct. 28, 8 p.m., $25. San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco, 415-503-6275, SFCM.edu.

SFJAZZ Presents Anat Cohen & Avashai Cohen: Sat., Oct. 9, 8 p.m., $25, $50. Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., San Francisco.

SFJAZZ Presents Arturo Sandoval: Fri., Oct. 29, 8 p.m., $30, $50, $75. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Asleep At the Wheel: Wed., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., $25, $45, $65. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Chris Potter Underground: Sat., Sept. 25, 8 p.m., $30, $50. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission St., San Francisco, 415-978-2787, YBCA.org.

SFJAZZ Presents Chucho Valdés: Mon., Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., $30, $50, $75. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Danilo Perez: Sun., Oct. 10, 3 p.m., $25, $50. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Esperanza Spalding: Sun., Oct. 10, 8 p.m., $20, $30, $45, $60. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-864-6000.

SFJAZZ Presents Garaj Mahal: Fri., Oct. 15, 8 p.m., $35. Swedish American Hall, 2714 Market St., 415-861-5016, SwedishAmericanHall.com.

SFJAZZ Presents Gretchen Parlato: Fri., Oct. 22, 8 p.m., $30. Swedish American Hall, 2714 Market St., San Francisco, 415-861-5016, SwedishAmericanHall.com.

SFJAZZ Presents Henry Threadgill's Zooid: Sun., Oct. 3, 7:30 p.m., $20, $35, $50. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Jon Jang: Sun., Oct. 24, 3 p.m., $30, $50. San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., 415-503-6275, SFCM.edu.

SFJAZZ Presents José James & Jef Neve: Sun., Nov. 7, 2 p.m., $30. Legion of Honor, 34th Ave. and Clement St., 415-750-3600, San Francisco, LegionofHonor.org.

SFJAZZ Presents Kenny Barron Trio w/ David Sánchez: Sun., Oct. 24, 7 p.m., $25, $45, $65. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Marcus Shelby Orchestra: w/ Faye Carol, Kenny Washington, Jeannine Anderson, & Howard Wiley, Fri., Oct. 8, 8 p.m., $20, $30. Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St., San Francisco, 415-292-1200, JCCSF.org.

SFJAZZ Presents Matt Penman Listening Party: Tue., Sept. 14, 7 p.m., SFJAZZ members only. San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., 415-503-6275, SFCM.edu.

SFJAZZ Presents Natacha Atlas: Thu., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m., $25, $45, $65. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Nikki Yanofsky: Sat., Oct. 9, 2 p.m., $25. Legion of Honor, 34th Ave. and Clement St., San Francisco, 415-750-3600, LegionofHonor.org.

SFJAZZ Presents Olodum: Fri., Sept. 24, 8 p.m., $25, $45, $65. Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., San Francisco, 415-567-6642, PalaceofFineArts.org.

SFJAZZ Presents Roy Haynes and the Fountain of Youth Band: Sat., Nov. 6, 8 p.m., $25, $45, $65. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, 415-392-4400.

SFJAZZ Presents Stew & The Negro Problem: Thu., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., $25. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission St., San Francisco, 415-978-2787, YBCA.org.

SFJAZZ Presents Taj Mahal Toumani Diabaté, Vieux Farka Touré, &: Sat., Oct. 23, 8 p.m., $25, $40, $55, $75. Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland, 510-465-6400, ParamountTheatre.com.

SFJAZZ Presents Vijay Iyer Trio: Sun., Nov. 14, 7 p.m., $30, $50. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Forum, 701 Mission St., San Francisco, 415-978-2787, YBCA.org.

SFJAZZ Presents Yusef Lateef: Fri., Oct. 22, 8 p.m., $22-$50. Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., San Francisco, 415-749-6300.

Lectures

Alfred Brendel The pianist will be delivering a lecture that asks the question, "does classical music have to be entirely serious?" Sun., Oct. 31, 7 p.m., $32. Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, 510-642-9988.

Beowulf: The Epic in Performance Actor Benjamin Bagby and Dr. Stefan Morent in discussion about Beowulf and, more broadly, medieval art. Fri., Oct. 29, 12-1 p.m. Zellerbach Playhouse, 2430 Bancroft Ave., Berkeley, 510-642-9988, CalPerfs.Berkeley.edu.

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