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Feb. 12-13: Superpowerless, Schola Cantorum Valentine’s Sing-along, Horszowski Trio, Avedis Chamber Music, Cory Hanson, Khalid, Lunar New Year at Oakland Museum, Jason Rekulak

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Duane Andersen’s “Superpowerless,” a San Francisco-set movie starring Josiah Polhemus, right, as a faded superhero, screens at the Roxie. (Courtesy Rommi Linnik )


Superpowerless: Screening at SF IndieFest, the film by Bay Area-bred filmmaker Duane Andersen stars his childhood friend Josiah Polhemus as a superhero (Captain Truth) who lost his powers shortly after turning forty. [9:30 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.; and 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at Alamo Drafthouse, 2550 Mission St., S.F.. ]

Schola Cantorum Valentine’s Sing-along: The South Bay choral organization invites vocalists join in, belting romantic songs of love. [3 p.m., Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos]

Horszowski Trio: The New York-based ensemble — violinist Jesse Mills, pianist Rieko Aizawa and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan — plays works by Arthur Foote, Leonard Bernstein and Franz Schubert. [7 p.m., Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame]

American Bach Soloists: The period music group’s concert “A Weekend in Paris” includes pieces by Rameau, Corrette, Rebel, Mondonville and Marais. [4 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Rapid Response Training: Faith in Action hosts a session designed to prepare communities to respond to Immigration and Customs Enforcement actions, police abuses and other forms of oppression. [4 to 6 p.m., Congregational Church of San Mateo, 225 Tilton Ave., San Mateo]

An Affair to Remember
: The popular movie romance with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr hits theaters as part of the TCM Big Screen Classics Series. [2 and 7 p.m., Van Ness 14, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Avedis Chamber Music: Flute player Alexandra Hawley, soprano Désirée Goyette, pianist Paul Hersh and the Thalea String Quartet play an all-Bach program. [2 p.m., Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor, 100 34th Ave., S.F.]

Cory Hanson: The Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter is on tour promoting his debut album “The Unborn Capitalist From Limbo.” [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Khalid: The soulful R&B singer from El Paso released his current album “Location,” to great acclaim, just weeks before his high school graduation. [8 p.m., Social Hall, 1270 Sutter St., S.F.]

Oakland Museum Lunar New Year: The 16th annual event celebrates traditions of Asian cultures represented in California — including Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Mongolian and others — with arts, crafts, food, demonstrations, music, dance and martial arts. [Noon to 4:30 p.m., 1000 Oak St., S.F.]

Sembene!: Filmmaker Samba Gadjigo presents the acclaimed documentary about Ousmane Sembene, dubbed the “father of African cinema” and maker of “controversial masterworks” such as “Black Girl,” “Xala,” “Ceddo” and “Mooladé.” [4:15 p.m., Rafael Film Center, 118 Fourth St., San Rafael]

Wooden Fish Ensemble: The group, with the Gyeonggi Kayageum Ensemble, plays works for piano and Asian stringed instruments including premieres by Hyo-shin Na. [4 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]


Jason Rekulak: The successful Quirk Books publisher is on tour promoting his debut novel “The Impossible Fortress,” which one critic called a “love letter to the 1980s, adolescence, technology, nerd-dom and Vanna White.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto]

Grand Sour Tasting: The Bruery, a boutique brewery in Placentia, pours 4-ounce samples of Frucht Cheery, Derde Golf Sour Blackberry, Rueuze and other beers at the $65 ticketed event. [8 p.m., Fat Angel, 1740 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Paul Auster: The best-selling writer discusses his new work “4 3 2 1: A Novel” in conversation with Teju Cole, author of “Known and Strange Things: Essays,” in a City Arts & Lectures presentation. [7:30 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Mike Mirabella: The writer talks about “On The Luck of an Irish Sailor,” his fantasy about a young man who is saved from drowning by a mermaid princess and good fortune. [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Valentines for Penguins!: California Academy of Science workers continue the time-honored holiday tradition of offering felt hearts to African penguins, who burrow available material to line their nests. [10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., African Hall, Cal Academy, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

George Saunders: The acclaimed New Yorker contributor and short story writer talks about his first novel, “Lincoln in the Bardo,” in a ticketed event featuring a performance of the material by the excellent San Francisco theater troupe Word for Word. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Anchor Brewing & Humphry Slocombe Beer Float Party: The bash includes new and limited release beers on tap, and tasty scoops of ice cream made from Anchor beer. [5 to 9 p.m., Bender’s Bar, 806 S. Van Ness Ave., S.F.]·

How to Make Sense of the Disorder in the Middle East: Yoaz Hendel, a scholar of military history and director of the Institute of Zionist Strategies, appears in the session moderated by Robert Rosenthal of the Center for Investigative Reporting. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

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