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Martin Sheen and James Brosnahan. Actor and activist Martin Sheen and renowned trial attorney James Brosnahan share their stories of how they have each sought to seek justice in the American communities and the impact this has played in their lives. Also, a buffet dinner and silent auction. Limited seating. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 28. Veterans Building Auditorium, 1931 Center St. $50. 510-666-9552, events.r20.constantcontact.com.
Omnidawn Night. The East Bay's own Omnidawn Press previews their spring titles, with Julie Carr, Gillian Conoley, Endi Bogue Hartigan, Karla Kelsey and Craig Santos Perez. 7:30 p.m. March 28. Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave. Free. 510-849-2087, www.moesbooks.com.
Five Centuries of Spring. Pacific Mozart Ensemble's Spring Concert is themed on the Kirke Mechem piece, "Five Centuries of Spring," with pieces from each century and a new and highly-anticipated composition. 8 p.m. March 28. The Cathedral of Christ the Light in Berkeley, 941 The Alameda. $30. 510-848-8022, pacificmozart.org.
Stephanie Syjuco: Lossy. Artist Stephanie Syjuco presents her works exploring the creative potential of 'lossy,' when digital information is discarded to reduce file size. 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 31. UC Berkeley, Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium, Third Floor, 2594 Hearst Ave., Berkeley. Free. 510-495-3505, bcnm.berkeley.edu.
Chris Mooney. As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management presents journalist Chris Mooney, the 2014 Jenny Memorial Lecturer, discussing "The Science of Why We Don't Believe in Science." 7 p.m. April 2. International House, 2299 Piedmont Ave. Free. 510-643-9755, ourenvironment.berkeley.edu.
Author Galdrielle Allman, "A Song For My Father, Duane Allman," is Galdrielle Allman's account of the life of Duane Allman, rock and roll's most lyrical guitarist. 7:30 p.m. April 2. Moe's Books, 2476 Telegraph Ave., Free. 510-849-2087, www.moesbooks.com.
Jane Goodall: Seeds of Hope. Primatologist, ethologist and anthropologist Jane Goodall discusses her new book, "Seeds of Hope," answers questions, and signs books. Co-author Gail Hudson and host Claire Hope Cummings also appear. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 4. Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School, 1781 Rose St. $15 advance. $18 door. 510-967-4495, www.brownpapertickets.com.
Computers for Beginners. Learn how to use the mouse, use the keyboard, set up email and search the Internet at this free, drop-in class in a relaxed atmosphere. 10 to 11 a.m. Thursdays. Berkeley Public Library, 2090 Kittredge St. Free. 510-981-6148, www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.