‘CITY OF WALLS, CITY OF PEOPLE’
California College of the Arts, in collaboration with the Istituto Universitario di Architettura, Design e Arti, will present “City of Walls, City of People,” an exhibit depicting the urban experience in Oakland, Calif., and in Venice, Italy, at Pro Arts, 550 Second St., Oakland. 763-9425.
EAST BAY SYMPHONY AT THE PARAMOUNT
The Oakland East Bay Symphony will perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s bright, melodic
Scheherazade and one of the orchestral suites of
Shostakovich at 8 p.m. Friday at the Paramount Theater. The concert will be preceded by a lecture at 7 p.m. $15-$62. 2025 Broadway, Oakland. 652-8497.
CLASSIC CINEMA AT NILES ESSANAY MUSEUM
The Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum will screen the 1922 version of Oliver Twist, starring Lon Chaney and Jackie Coogan, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday as part of its ongoing series of Saturday silent classics. The feature will be preceded by two shorts: Modeling (1921), featuring Koko the Clown, and Ring Up the Curtain (1922), starring Harold Lloyd. Live piano accompaniment will be provided by Frederick Hodges. The museum preserves the legacy of the Essanay film studio that was located in what used to be the town of Niles. The East Bay studio was the home of western star Bronco Billy Anderson and, for about a year, Charlie Chaplin. $5. 37417 Niles Blvd., Fremont. www.nilesfilmmuseum.org.