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April 29-30: We Are Here! Festival 2016, Rotunda Dance Series, Holy Holy, Kandee Johnson, The Movement, Opera Parallele

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The We Are Here! Festival, which focuses on women’s themes, includes performances by Cali and Co., directed by Christine Cali. (Courtesy photo)


We Are Here! Festival 2016: Ten choreographers and nine musicians are participating in the inaugural three-day event, a presentation of contemporary work through a feminist lens. [7 and 9 p.m., Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St,, S.F.]

Rotunda Dance Series: The free monthly program presents students from the San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program. [Noon, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, S.F.}

Holy Holy: The Bowie tribute band featuring two original David Bowie Spiders from Mars — Woody Woodmansey (drums) and Tony Visconti (bass) — is on a U.S. tour playing the album “The Man Who Sold the World.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Kandee Johnson: The YouTube star and beauty expert appears in a “flawless face foundation event” presented by Clinique. [5 p.m., Macy’s Union Square, Clinique counter, 170 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

The Future-Faster, Smarter, Cleaner Greener: Transportation experts and public officials offer their take on transportation technologies of the future and examine what it will take to secure the workforce required to run them in a free daylong conference. [9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

The Movement: The decade-old reggae band features Joshua Swain (guitar, lead vocals), Jason “Smiles” Schmidt (bass, moog, vocals) and Gary Jackson (drums), [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Funky Seismic Event: The concert features The Humidors, Mojo Green, and Swoop Unitveteran ensemble bands. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Opera Parallele: The contemporary troupe presents “To The Lighthouse,” Peter Maxwell Davies’ brooding three-singer, six-character tour-de-force based on the true story of mysterious disappearances off the Hebrides islands in 1900. [8 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]


Anne Boleyn: Marin Theatre Company’s new play — a revisionist history that examines how a woman with convictions navigates a world of royal ambition — is onstage for one performance only in Grace Cathedral’s Gothic surroundings. [Noon, 1100 California St,, S.F.]

Community Painting Day: The Mexican Museum invites the public to participate in finishing the mural on the wall surrounding its new home in the Yerba Buena Gardens art district. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 706 Mission St., S.F.]

Laugh Lines: Six older adult storytellers share humorous and authentic stories about growing older to an audience of their peers in an event hosted by Mike Shumann, sports anchor and former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver. [1 to 3 p.m., Public Works, 161 Erie St., S.F.]

Sonoma County Farm Trails tour: Dozens of farms, dairies, nurseries, wineries, and other agriculture-related businesses offer special activities, tours and tastings at the annual spring showcase, called “Blossoms, Bees & Barnyard Babies.” {10 a.m. to 4 p.m., around Sonoma County, register at www.farmtrails.org]

Bonsai demonstration: The educational program focuses on key techniques, such as repotting, tree wiring and styling, and explains the importance of correct tools and pots used to create bonsai. [11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., Tea Garden. 75 Hagiwara Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Arts Resources in Action Festival: The S.F. Opera Education Department hosts an all-day, free community open house at the newly opened Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera; children are invited to sing, dance, listen and create crafts. [9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Veterans Building, fourth floor, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Paint Wars: Participants spray, douse, squirt and splat their friends with wet paint at the event, which includes a color-drenched dance party and series of fitness challenges.[7:30 a.m. (check-in), 9 a.m. (start), Stonestown Galleria, 3251 20th Ave., S.F.]

Luciano Chessa: The Bay Area composer, known for challenging traditionalism and exploring instruments beyond their inherent use, appears in “A Retrospective,” a self-portrait culminating 30 years of his artistry. [8 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

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