Your monthly cheat sheet to happenings in the East Bay
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Tri-Valley Mardi Gras
Livermore’s Bothwell Arts Center re-creates Mardi Gras in New Orleans’ French Quarter, with a night of Cajun cuisine, classic cocktails, masks and beads, and smokin’ hot jazz.
February 12, livermoreperformingarts.org.
See Scout Speak
Actress Mary Badham, who was nominated for an Oscar for her role as Scout in the 1962 film To Kill a Mockingbird, visits the East Bay for a Q&A session and a screening of the classic movie at the Orinda Theatre.
February 13, caiff.org.
Berkeley’s Cal Performances hosts Angélique Kidjo, who meshes West African music with American R&B, jazz, and funk, then adds European and Latin American styles as well.
February 20, calperformances.org.