Aug. 23, 2:30-4 p.m.
Birmingham Holocaust Education Center
Jazz guitarist Eric Essix will perform at the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center’s annual L’Chaim (“to life”) fundraiser Aug. 24. The event is from 2:30-4 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El, 2100 Highland Ave. in Birmingham, and will honor Birmingham businessman and developer Jeffrey Bayer. Other musical guests include Cantor Jessica Roskin and the Birmingham Community Mass Choir. Bob Penny and members of the Seasoned Players will present “The Slippery Slope,” a dramatic reading. A dessert reception will follow the program. Tickets are $50. For more information, visit bhamholocausteducation.org or call 795-4176.