MAGICIAN CHIN-CHIN IN EMERYVILLE
Chinese-Korean-American magician Chin-Chin sports a fire-red hair-do (both the hair and red are good luck to Chinese), white vinyl tails as formal wear and performs his magic to electronic music and hip-hop, featuring his florescent red birds. At 25, Chin-Chin is the only competitor ever to win three Stage Magician of the Year awards from SF Conjurors. The Montclair resident also placed in the top 10 at the International Brotherhood of Magicians convention in Miami. He’ll open his show, Chin-Checked, 8 p.m. this Saturday at the Willie Mays Skybox in Emeryville. 21 and over only. Tickets and information are available at www.chin-chin.com.
‘ALL ABOUT EVE’ AT THE CERRITO THEATER
Bette Davis stars in All About Eve this weekend as part of the Cerrito Theater’s classic film series. The film, written and directed by Joseph Mankiewicz, won the Best Picture Academy Award in 1950. 6 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. x 10070 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito. www.picturepubpizza.com.
FREE-JAZZ FRIDAYS AT THE JAZZ HOUSE
The Troublemaker’s Union performs today (Friday) as part of the Jazz House “free jazz” series on the first and third Friday of every month. The show is 8 p.m. at 1510 8th St., Oakland. Tickets are $5-$15 sliding scale. The show is a tribute to Women’s History Month, featuring an experimental mix of Caribbean, South American, African American and north and west African sounds, deconstructed and reformulated as free jazz. For details, www.TheJazzHouse.com