Music

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friday/28

Jeff Goldblum at Feinstein’s. An evening of music, small talk and movie trivia with the actor and his band, the Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. At Feinstein’s at the Nikko, 222 Mason St., S.F. 8 p.m. Also Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. $60-$75 plus $20 dinner minimum. www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins

sunday/30

Hot Kugel Live. Concert of klezmer, Yiddish, Hebrew and other Jewish music from across the globe. At Jerusalem Grill & Bar, 1740 S. Winchester Blvd., Campbell. 7 p.m. Included with dinner. Reservations recommended. (408) 866-2666

saturday/5

Classical music concert. “Classics of the Renaissance” performance of Mozart, Bach and Hayden for piano, flute, cello and violin. Preceded by dessert reception, followed by Selichot service. At Congregation Ner Tamid, 1250 Quintara St., S.F. 7 p.m. Free, but RSVP requested. (415) 661-3383

sunday/6

Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell and Veretski Pass

Cross-cultural convergence. When traditional Jewish and African American music meet at the CJM, expect the unusual. Vocalist Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell collaborates with local klezmer group Veretski Pass in musical works exploring exile, spirituality, hope and redemption. Visual artist Meredith Leichnew’s animation enhances the performance.

3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6 at Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. $10-$15. www.thecjm.org