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friday | 12

“The Music of the Sephardic Jews.” Sermon in song by Ladino expert Chazzan Ramon Tasat accompanied by Cantor Ilene Keys and the Temple Sinai adult choir. At Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland. 7:30 p.m. Free. (510) 451-3263.

saturday | 13

The Rick Recht Band. Blend of pop and Hebrew text. Sponsor: Congregation Beth Emek. At The Barn, 3131 Pacific Ave., Livermore. $9-$18. (925) 606-0822.

“A Thousand Years of Jewish Music: From Medieval Times to the Present.” Chazzan Ramon Tasat and Cantor Natasha Hirschhorn sing Judeo-Spanish songs and liturgy. At Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland. 7:30 p.m. Free. (510) 451-3263.

sunday | 14

Chazzan Ramon Tasat. Vocal performance of Hebrew, Ladino, Spanish and more. At Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland. 9 a.m. Free. (510) 451-3263.

Klezmer Conservatory Band. Sponsor: Stanford Lively Arts. At Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University campus. 2:30 p.m. $30-$44. (650) 725-2787.

saturday | 20

Vocolot. Six-woman a cappella ensemble. At Community Music Center, 544 Capp St., S.F. 8:30 p.m. $5-$10. (415) 647-6015.