Around Town: Colbie Caillat to perform at benefitGrammy Award pop singer and songwriter Colbie Caillat will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Fox Theatre, 2223 Broadway, in Redwood City in a concert to benefit the Children's Health Council.
The 26-year-old artist from Malibu made her debut in 2007 with the album "CoCo," which went platinum and spent more than a half year in the top 20 in Billboard's Top 200 albums chart. The album included hits "Bubbly" and "Realize."
Her second album, released in 2009, was nominated for the best pop vocal album.
Children's Health Council in Palo Alto has a 54-year tradition of presenting top entertainment to the community with its annual benefit concert, Summer Symphony. This is the first time CHC has presented a winter benefit.
The concert committee includes Bren Leisure, Lulu Frye, and Eve Jaffe of Atherton; Sandy Katzman of Menlo Park; and Merrilee Harris of Woodside.
Tickets range from $150 for reserved floor or balcony seating up to $750 for a package than includes a pre-concert cocktail party and post-concert party at Club Fox.
Visit chcbenefit.org for more information and tickets.
Alisa Clancy talks jazz in Menlo Park
"The Power of the Horn: Charlie Parker to John Coltrane" will be the theme of a talk by Alisa Clancy at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Menlo Park Council Chambers at 701 Laurel St. in Menlo Park.
Ms. Clancy is co-host of "Morning Cup of Jazz" on KCSM-FM (91.1).
The lives and music of Charlie Parker, Coleman Hawkins, Chu Berry, Lester Young, John Coltrane and others will be featured.
The program is supported by the Friends of the Menlo Park Library. Free van service for Menlo Park seniors and those with disabilities may be scheduled by calling 330-2512.