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Redwood Symphony. With guitarist Jon Mulvey. Conducted by Eric Kujawsky. 8 p.m. Feb. 14. Berlioz’s Fantastic Symphony, Daugherty’s Gee’s Bend, and Rossini’s Overture to La Scala di Seta. Main Theater, Cañada College, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City. Pre-concert lecture at 7 p.m. $10-$30. Children under 18 admitted free with an adult. redwoodsymphony.org. MUSIC Series. California Pops Orchestra. All shows begin at 3 p.m. Feb. 8: On Broadway; including music from “Cabaret” and “Mamma Mia.” March 29: Swing it!; tribute to the Big Bands, with guests Black Tie Jazz. May 17: Spies, Heroes, Comedy and Mayhem; featuring music from “The Untouchables,” “Mission Impossible,” “The Lone Arranger” (with apology to Rossini) and more. Smithwick Theater, Foothill College, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. $15-$42. Free parking in lots 5 and 6. 650 856-8432 or www.calpops.org.
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Clint Black on April 24 will be San Ramon Performing Arts’ first foray into “major league” country music stardom. The singer/songwriter has consistently topped U.S. Billboard country charts and won country music awards with albums like “Killin’ Time” and songs including “Nothing But The Taillights,” “A Better Man” and others. “The headliners like Wilson Phillips and Clint Black bring great entertainment in a venue that is close to home for the area residents,” says City Parks Division Manager Esther Lucas. “I’m more excited to see all of the great local performances. There’s opportunity for our residents to take the stage and be the performers.”.