Books Inc. Seth Grahame-Smith, “The Last American Vampire,” 7 p.m., Jan. 21. Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View. http://www.booksinc.net/MountainView. Kepler’s Books. Anita Diamant, “The Boston Girl,” in conversation with Alice LaPlante, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15. Bad Kitty Story Time, “Bad Kitty — Puppy’s Big Day,” 2 p.m. Jan. 17. John McQuaid, “Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21. Nir Eyal, “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22. Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. www.keplers.com or 650-324-4321.
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Preschool Storytime: With “Stay and Play.” Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m. Cambrian Library, 1780 Hillsdale Ave., San Jose.sjpl.org/cambrian. The Underpants: A very public wardrobe malfunction becomes the talk of the town in comedian Steve Martin’s take on this German farce. June 18-July 12, times vary. Olinder Theatre, 848 E. Williams St., San Jose. $17-$22. northsidetheatre.com, 408-288-7820. Iolanthe, or the Peer and the Peri: This Gilbert and Sullivan opera concerns a band of immortal fairies that find themselves at odds with the House of Peers. June 20-28, times vary. Montgomery Theater, 271 S. Market St., San Jose. $11-$37. lyrictheatre.org, 408-792-4111.
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It’s a lightweight show, making even the fluffiest of book musicals look highbrow in comparison, but its lightness is part of the point. It’s meant to be breezy and bouncy and fun because, as one song in the show puts it, “Baby, That Is Rock and Roll.”. Contact Sam Hurwitt at firstname.lastname@example.org, and follow him at Twitter.com/shurwitt. ‘SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE’. By Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, presented by Town Hall Theatre. Through: March 25. Where: Town Hall Theatre, 3535 School St., Lafayette.