Thursday, Sept. 28
The witty and quick-thinking comedian, author and actress is host of her own NPR show called “Live From the Poundstone Institute” and tapes her weekly episodes in front of a live audience. Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, www.towertheatrefresno.com, $39.50-49.50.
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Music: Faculty Recital
The classical music performance features Alan Durst, Les Nunes, Craig Von Berg, Richard Giddens and Brian Hamada. Fresno State, Concert Hall, 2380 E. Keats Ave., Fresno, 559-278-2654, fresnostate.edu/artshum/music/concerts, $15, $10 seniors, $5 students.
Concert: Peter Cetera
He was an original member of the classic rock band Chicago before embarking on a successful solo career, complete with six Top 40 singles. Tachi Palace, 17225 Jersey Ave., Lemoore, 800-942-6886, www.tachipalace.com, $40-$80.
Event: Screening of ‘Labyrinth’
The 1986 film directed by Jim Henson and produced by George Lucas. David Bowie stars as the Jareth, the Goblin King who is holding Sarah’s baby brother hostage. Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St., Visalia, 559-625-1369, www.foxvisalia.org, $5.
Event: Thunder from Down Under
Australia’s hottest export is back featuring washboard abs and seductive dance moves. Merced Theatre, 301 W. Main St., Merced, 209-381-0500, www.mercedtheatre.org, $33-$53. Also Friday night, Visalia Fox Theatre, $34-$54.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.