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5 don't miss Bay Area arts events, Feb. 20-23
Music: Calder Quartet
The adventurous young string quartet is joined by soprano Yulia van Doren for a program of music by Schoenberg, Schubert and Jörg Widmann. 3 p.m. Sunday. $30. Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley. (510) 642-9988. www.calperformances.org.
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Theater: Educating Rita
Paul Stout plays the disillusioned English tutor in his 50s, and Lucy Littlewood plays eager-to-learn 26-year-old hairdresser Rita, who teaches him a good deal in Northside Theatre Companys revival of Willy Russells long-popular comedy. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. Through March 9. $17-$22. Olinder Theater, 848 E. William St., San Jose. (408) 288-7820. www.northsidetheatre.com.
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Music: Escher String Quartet
The prominent young ensemble makes its Bay Area debut with a program of quartets by Mozart, Dutilleux and Dvorák in San Francisco, followed by a program of quartets by Schumann, Berg and Dvorák on Sunday in Mill Valley. 8 p.m. Saturday. $35-$45. Marines Memorial Theater, 609 Sutter St., S.F. (415) 392-4400. www.chambermusicsf.org. 5 p.m. Sunday. $15-$30. Mount Tamalpais United Methodist Church, 410 Sycamore Ave., Mill Valley. (415) 381-4453. www.chambermusicmillvalley.org.
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Music: The Chieftains
Paddy Moloney, leader of this 52-year-old traditional Celtic music ensemble, opens tonights show with a song of hope in memory of tin whistler and group co-founder Seán Potts, who died last week. Much good craic will follow, with local pipers, singers and step-dancers joining the visiting Irish. 8 p.m. Thursday. $20-$75. Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael. (415) 473-6800. http://bit.ly/1gg7ibo.
- Jeff Kaliss
Visual arts: Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa
The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts teams with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for this exhibition, in which 25 artists and collectives explore everyday life. Many of these works are on view on the West Coast for the first time, and the show coincides with the 20th anniversary of democracy in South Africa. Opening party 8-10 p.m. Friday. $12-$15. Through June 29. Noon-8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and first Tuesday; until 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $8-$10. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F. (415) 978-2700. www.ybca.org.
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Time: 23:57  |  News Code: 379185  |  Site: San Francisco Chronicle
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