Jazz and Beyond: Stratify plays smooth jazz. Aug. 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 100 block of South Murphy Avenue. sunnyvaledowntown.com. Fine Arts League of Cupertino: The group meets the second Monday of the month, 7-9 p.m., and welcomes visitors. Quinlan Community Center, 10185 N. Stelling Road, Cupertino. Visit falc.org or call Janki at 408-863-9991. Sunnyvale Art Club: The club’s monthly meeting features a potluck meal starting at followed by an auction fundraiser of mostly art-related items. Aug. 16, 7 p.m. Creative Art Building, Sunnyvale Community Center, 550 E Remington Drive, Sunnyvale.
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“WWE SmackDown” (8 p.m., USA). “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” (8 p.m., A&E). “Top of the Lake: China Girl” (9 p.m., Sundance TV). “Below Deck” (9 p.m., Bravo). “Dance Moms” (9 p.m., Lifetime). “The Rachel Maddow Show” (9 p.m., MSNBC). “Inside the NFL” (9 p.m., Showtime). “American Horror Story: Cult” (10 p.m., FX). “Somewhere Between” (10 p.m., ABC). “Midnight, Texas” (10 p.m., NBC).
Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, The Anderson Collection: Works by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, Ellsworth Kelly, Terry Winters, Sean Scully and Vija Celmins, “Robert Frank in America,” photographs by Frank that shed new light on his legendary pointe shoes mini bow ballet slippers machine embroidery file design 4x4 hoop - 6cm work, “The Americans,” through Jan, 5, “Loose in Some Real Tropics: Robert Rauschenberg’s “Stoned Moon” Projects, 1969–70,” through March 16, “She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World,” Jan, 28 through May 4, “Promised Land: Jacob Lawrence at the Cantor,” April 1–Aug, 3, 11 a.m.-5 p.m, Wednesdays-Sundays; Thursdays till 8 p.m, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford campus, off Palm Drive at Museum Way, 650-723-4177 or museum.stanford.edu Hall of Justice Art Exhibit, “The Fine Art of Still Life.” Through Dec, 31, Caldwell Gallery, Hall of Justice, Redwood City Courthouse, 400 County Center, Redwood City, 8 a.m.-5 p.m, Mondays-Fridays, Free..
Mothers and Sons: Terrence McNally’s Tony-nominated drama pays tribute to a generation stricken with loss, and reflects on the major changes in America’s gay community in recent decades. Twenty years after losing her actor son to AIDS, Katharine unexpectedly shows up on the doorstep of his former partner, Cal. Jan. 17-Feb. 17. City Lights Theater, 529 S. Second St. $23-$44. cltc.org, 408-295-4200. Snapshots, A Musical Scrapbook: Tabard Theatre Company presents a new musical featuring the songs of Steven Schwartz, the Tony- and Academy Award-winning composer of “Wicked,” “Pippin” and “Godspell. Through Feb. 3. 29 N. San Pedro St., Suite 200. $19-$48. https://www.tabardtheatre.org, 408-679-2330.