Jan. 29-30: Smuin Ballet Showcase, Frequency 49, Chris Hardwick, Peer Gynt, Connor Cruise, Of Serpents and Seaspray


Smuin Ballet’s 2016 Choreography Showcase: Dancers Cara Cooper, Erica Felsch, Rachel Furst, Nicole Haskins, Weston Krukow, Ben Needham-Wood, Susan Roemer and Rex Wheeler present their own choreography set on fellow company members. [7:30 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Frequency 49: The all-female woodwind sextet plays an all-American program of standard and little-known chamber works as part of the Old First Concert Series. [8 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Chris Hardwick: The comic — as well as Comedy Central host, actor, writer, producer, podcaster, musician and voice artist — brings his standup act to The City. [7:30 and 10 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Lyon St., S.F.]

Peer Gynt: Artists Rep SF stages a world-premiere adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s satirical family drama. [8 p.m., EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St., S.F.

Connor Cruise: The son of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman celebrates his 21st birthday by dropping beats as a special guest DJ at Temple Nightclub. [10 p.m., 540 Howard St., S.F.]

Of Serpents and Seaspray: The drama explores what happens after a tragedy witnessed by a young girl sets her off on a fantastical adventure of self-discovery. [8 p.m., Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]

Foreverland: The irresistible 14-piece Michael Jackson tribute band headlines a show also featuring David Bowie tribute band The Jean Genies. [9 p.m., Bimbo’s, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

San Francisco Symphony: Edwin Outwater leads the orchestra in a program featuring pianist Stephen Hough in Saint-Saens’ Piano Concerto No. 5, Weber’s Overture to “Oberon” and Hindemith’s “Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes by Weber.” [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]


William Shatner: In “Shatner’s World,” the actor takes audiences on a voyage through his life and career, from Shakespearean stage performer to “Star Trek” icon Captain Kirk to raconteur. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Bud E. Luv: Pacificia Performances presents the Bay Area artist known for his hilarious Las Vegas lounge act. [7:30 p.m., Mildred Owen Hall, 1220 Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica]

5K Fun Run: The free run across the Golden Gate Bridge is a prescursor to the 2016 Transamerica Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon coming up in April. [7:30 a.m., Lincoln Boulevard and Battery East Road, S.F.]

Borgeous: The DJ and producer (aka John Borger) appears on his “Souls & Sins” tour; the bill also includes Delora and M3RC. [9 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Seal Adventures at Ano Nuevo State Park: Special sessions allow visitors to spend about three hours at their own pace and preferred locations while observing the behavior of seals; visit CoastsideStateParks.org. [8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., State Highway 1 near New Years Creek Road, Pescadero]

Mark Cantor’s Giants of Jazz on Film: “Shouting the Blues” covers artists from B.B. King to Art Blakey and Louis Jordan to Mary Lou Williams. [8 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Room & Board Open House: The San Francisco showroom hosts a weekend to display its new assortment of American-made furniture and accessories. [10 a.m. to 7 p.m., 685 7th St., S.F.]

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