USAF HERITAGE BRASS QUINTET: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, in the USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly St. The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band tours the Mid-Atlantic and New England region, performing classical to jazz to popular music, bringing its brilliant brass sound to all music genres. Free. http://sc.edu/music
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SHINE A LIGHT ON LUNG CANCER: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheatre, Meeting Street and Alexander Road (just past the Gervais Street Bridge). Information on lung cancer screening and the advances in diagnostics and treatment options, stories of hope and survival and live music by Brian Conner and His Amazing Friends. Sponsored by Shine a Light Columbia and the Christopher Conner Foundation of the Midlands, founded to honor Chris Conner, a local musician who passed away from lung cancer in 2007 at the age of 37. http://lungcanceralliance.org
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“HOMELESSNESS: A HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the USC Law School auditorium, South Main Street. Maria Foscarinis, founder and executive director of the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty will be the featured speaker at the 2014 Heyward E. McDonald Lecture on Peace and Justice. Sponsored by the Presbyterian Student Association. A roundtable discussion will be held 5-6 p.m. in Room 138, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium; faculty, staff and community members, $15; students, free. Reservations for dinner are required by Friday. (803) 799-0212 or email firstname.lastname@example.org