Jazz and Live Poetry Benefit

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“The Wonder of This Moment” celebrates the late poet and artist James Humphrey and takes place at California Stage at 2509 R St. in Sacramento on Saturday, Nov. 19. The event, which starts at 7 p.m., includes live readings of Humphrey’s work by poets Eve West Bessier, Bob Stanley (Sacramento’s current Poet Laureate), Mary Zeppa and Lawrence Dinkins; music from the Brubeck Institute Jazz Quintet; and food and wine samplings. The event is a benefit for the Stanford Home for Children. Suggested donation is $25. For tickets, call (916) 240-1897 or click here.