Jazz performer Kurt Elling will stop by Kuumbwa Jazz Canter as part of his tour, '1619 Broadway: The Brill Building Project,' a tribute to the Brill Building songwriters, who provided the pop music soundtrack for teenagers growing up in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 302 Cedar St., Santa Cruz
Price: $25 in advance, $28 at the door
Bruce Holbert will discuss and sign copies of his new book, 'Lonesome Animals.'
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: Capitola Book Cafe, 1475 41st Ave., Capitola
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