Take a trip to Africa — drive to Malibu to see Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars. All 16 members met in a Sierra Leone refugee camp and are bringing attention to the plight of the world’s refugees through their joyful songs. Malibu Performing Arts Center, 23825 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu; Thurs., Nov. 16, 8:30 p.m.; $40. (310) 456-6722. See Music Pick.
Kasper Hauser does it Bay Area style. See Friday. (Photo by Lisa Keating)
But if you prefer your Africa Disneyfied and with valet parking, The Lion Kingreturns to the Pantages in all its majesty. The Pantages Theater, 6233 Hollywood Blvd., Hlywd.; Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 8 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 6:30 p.m.; $15-$87. (213) 365-3500.