Friday, Feb. 3
Event: Reading with Andrea Jurjevic
The author is the winner of the 2015 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry and the auther of “Small Crimes.” Fresno State Alice Peters Auditorium, 5245 N. Backer Ave., Fresno, 559-278-1569, www.fresnostate.edu/artshum/english/degrees-programs/mfa.
Event: Ballet Boyz
The company features 10 male dancers from London and was founded by former Royal Ballet dancers Michael Nunn and William Trevitt. Saroyan Theatre, 730 M St., Fresno, 559-445-8100, www.fresnoconventioncenter.com/eventlist/lively-arts-foundation-presents-balletboyz, $35-$55.
Music: Marty Grimes
The Berkeley rapper has opened for G-Eazy and collaborated with Nef the Pharoah. He will perform with Cal Scruby, Jay T and Panduh Young. Strummer’s, 833 E. Fern Ave., Fresno, 559-485-5356, www.strummersclub.com, $12-$15.
Dr. Laura Robson will speak on how the League of Nations created new Middle Eastern politics after the Ottoman Empire’s dissolution. Fresno State Smittcamp Alumni House, 2625 E. Matoian Way, Fresno, 559-278-2669, fresnostate.edu/artshum/armenianstudies, free.
Event: Ring of Fire
Johnny Cash’s songbook comes to life with more than a dozen hits, including “I Walk the Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” and “Folsom Prison Blues.” River City Theatre Company, 1720 10th St., Reedley, 559-638-6500, www.reedleyrivercitytheatre.org/event/db6353387cdf364daaea1ff4d5633c33, $19-$49.50.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.