Categories: Arts Calendar

Feb. 28-March 1: Demi Lovato, Margo Price, G-Eazy, SF Black History Month Cultural Experience, Nicolas Cage, Wax Poet(s), Liss Fain Dance, David Rawlings

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28

Demi Lovato: The 25-year-old pop star and showbiz veteran is on her “Tell Me You Love Me” tour with guests DJ Khaled and Kehlani. [7:30 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

Margo Price: The Nashville singer-songwriter, with a sound Pitchfork calls “fiery country-soul,” plays a sold-out show. [8 p.m., Indepdendent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.] “

G-Eazy: The multi-platinum Oakland recording artist, rapper, producer and businessman was on Forbes “30 Under 30” list in 2017. [8 p.m., Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove St., S.F.]

San Francisco Black History Month Cultural Experience 2018: San Francisco supervisors London Breed and Malia Cohen appear at the evening of music, art and dance. [5:30 to 9:30 p.m., City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place, S.F.]

Nicolas Cage: Cinequest, Silicon Valley’s annual film festival running through March 11 with more than 200 selections, honors the actor with its “Maverick Spirit” award in an evening of conversation. [7:30 p.m., California Theatre, 345 S. First St., San Jose]

Better Luck Next Time: Kevin Whittinghill hosts the session with storytellers sharing their most epic failures and what they’ve learned from them. [7 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Documenting Vietnam: The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive opens a documentary series exploring the notorious U.S. military engagement with “Eye of the Pig,” a 1969 Oscar-nominated film called “an explosive analysis of the American war machine.” [7 p.m., 2155 Center St., Berkeley]

Weightless: The world-premiere rock opera by The Kilbanes (Bay Area couple Kate Kilbane and Dan Moses) is an interpretation of the story of Procne and Philomela, from Ovid’s “Metamorphoses.” [7 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

Wax Poet(s): The interdisciplinary group stages choreographer Heather Stockton’s “Swivel:Hinge:Return,” which investigates the impact on the body of the 24-hour news cycle. [8 p.m., CounterPulse, 80 Turk St., S.F.]

Liss Fain Dance: The troupe’s performance installation “I Don’t Know and Never Will” is inspired by letters from an “extraordinarily articulate and expressive” young man to his then-girlfriend, choreographer Fain. [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

David Rawlings: The Americana artist best known for his collaboration with Gillian Welch has a new solo album “Poor David’s Alamanack.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Asking Alexandria: Co-headlining with Black Veil Brides, the band from York, England’s latest self-titled album, created with the return of singer Danny Worsnop, represents a departure from its previous metalcore sound. [6:30 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Woman in Mind: Town Hall Theatre opens a four-week run of English playwright Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy (about a woman whose happy imaginary life provides a big contrast to her not-so-satisfying real life) with a preview. [8 p.m., 3535 School St., Lafayette]

Kirk Cameron-Connect: The documentary, which focuses on strengthening families in the digital age, includes commentary from doctors, scholars and clergy. [7 p.m., AMC Van Ness, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Jay Baron Nicorvo, Thisbe Nissen: The husband-and-wife writers discuss their acclaimed novels: Nicorvo’s “The Standard Grand,” about a female Army trucker who meets a Vietnam vet and widower; and Nissen’s “Our Lady of the Prairie,” about a professor whose calm midwestern life gives way to a series of crises. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Ken Albala: The witty food scholar speaks about his new book “Noodle Soup: Recipes, Techniques, Obsession,” a primer with tips for mastering quick staples as well as luxurious from-scratch feasts. [7 p.m., Omnivore Books, 3995 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

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