Andy Pasztor / Laura Jackson / David LaFlamme

Reporter Andy Pasztor  Wall Street Journal investigative journalist Andy Paztor covers government and corporate corruption. Today on Insight we talk with him about his high-profile criminal probes.

Andy Pasztor speaks at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14th at Hinde Auditorium, Sacramento State University Union, 6000 J St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 278-4162.

Conductor Laura Jackson  In the world of orchestral conductors, only 4 percent are women. Conductor Laura Jackson is one of them. We talk with her about what it’s like being a woman in a man's world.

Laura Jackson conducts the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra in Fantastique at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17th at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis. Information (866) 754-2787.

Musician David LaFlamme  It's a Beautiful Day musician David LaFlamme moves effortlessly from an almost folksy sound to ethereal jazz to psychedelic to straight on rock & roll. He joins us in the studio to talk and play a song.

David LaFlamme performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14th at Marilyn's on K, 908 K St., Sacramento. Information: (916) 446-4361.

Thursday, February 14, 2008