OLD TIME MUSIC IN BERKELEY
The San Francisco Bluegrass and Old Time Festival journeys across the bay to Berkeley’s Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse with a show featuring the Earl Brothers, Circle R Boys and Dyad at 8 p.m. Tuesday. $15.50-$16.50. 1111 Addison St. 548-1761. www.freightandsalvage.org.
NOT A GENUINE BLACK MAN
Brian Copeland, the author and performer behind Not a Genuine Black Man, or How I Claimed My Piece of Ground in the Lily-White Suburbs, will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the African American Museum and Library. 659 14 St., Oakland. 637-0200.
‘FLIGHT OUT OF TIME’ AT KALA INSTITUTE
An exhibition of contemporary prints by Barbara Foster, Jimin Lee and Tadayoshi Nakabayashi entitled “Flight Out of Time” opens Thursday and runs through March 17 at the Kala Art Institute.
1060 Heinze Ave. 549-2977. www.kala.org.
A THOUSAND DECISIONS IN THE DARK
Film critic David Thomson continues his film and discussion series examining the state of cinema toward the end of the 1950s with a screening of Howard Hawks’ Rio Bravo (1959) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Pacific Film Archive.$4-$8. 2575 Bancroft Way. www.bampfa.berkeley.edu.