Categories: Arts Calendar

Jan. 13-14: Untitled, Art, 2017 FOG Design+Art Fair, Concerto Winners Concert, Chevelle, Vagabondage, Destiny Muhammad, Christine Germain & Dancers, Raghavan Iyer

FRIDAY, JAN. 13

Untitled, Art: The inaugural San Francisco fair, a three-day event opening today, features 55 international exhibitors and collaborations with Bay Area art institutions and nonprofits, as well as a sector with large-scale, site-specific works, [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Pier 70, 420 22nd St., S.F.]

Concerto Winners Concert: The Berkeley Symphony plays works by Rodrigo, Liszt and Lowell Liebermann in a concert featuring award-winning S.F. Conservatory of Music students Ian Rowe on guitar, Yilin Liu on piano and Won Lee on flute. [8 p.m., S.F. Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Douglas Preston: The author speaks about “The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story,” a “danger-filled” narrative about the discovery of an ancient lost civilization in the jungles of Honduras. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Love Letter from San Francisco
: An exhibit of locally themed paintings by Bay Area artist Patrick Bornemann opens with a reception. [6 to 8 p.m., Madrigal Family Winery and Gallery, 819 Bridgeway, Sausalito]

Chevelle: The hard rockers from Illinois headline a concert with openers Black Map and Dinosaur Pile-Up. [7 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Vagabondage: The Bay Area folk-punk band “born over nachos and wine on a tiny stage in an empty theater in the Mission District” celebrates its 10th anniversary; Unwoman (aka Erica Mulkey), San Francisco-based cellist-singer-songwriter, opens. [7:30 p.m., Lost Church, 65 Capp St., S.F.]

Destiny Muhammad’s Alice Coltrane Project: The singer, songwriter and harpist combines jazz and storytelling. [6 p.m., Officers’ Club, 50 Moraga Ave., Presidio of S.F.]

Christine Germain & Dancers: The troupe presents “Photosoma,” an “exploration of movement, light and perception” answering the question: What if you could see a dance in a different light? [7 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]

Yoga Journal Live: The four-day event, which includes yoga classes and workshops for all levels, training for continuing education units and a marketplace, opens. [8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center, S.F.]

Farallon Quintet: Old First Concerts artists-in-residence — Natalie Parker, clarinet; Dan Flanagan and Matthew Oshida, violins; Elizabeth Prior, viola; and Jonah Kim, cello — play a concert with two world premieres: Gregory Vajda’s “Alice Etudes” and Joseph Sowa’s “The Integrity of Clouds.” [8 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Sal’s Greenhouse: Bay Area vocal powerhouse and baritone saxophonist Sally Green’s band plays original music with a funky, soulful sound. [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

SATURDAY, JAN. 14

Raghavan Iyer: The James Beard Award winning chef and educator, a native of India based in Minneapolis, is promoting his new book “Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked (And Fried, Too!): A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes.” [12:30 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

2017 FOG Design+Art Fair: The weekend-long event assembles offerings from 45 leading international galleries, including the world’s most prominent dealers of 20th century and contemporary art and design. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats: The harmonica icon, vocalist-songwriter and his band play from their CD “You Asked For It…Live!,” which was recorded in 2013 at Biscuits and Blues. [7 and 9:30 p.m., Biscuits & Blues, 401 Mason St., S.F.]

Poets & Writers Live in San Francisco: The two-day event includes talks by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, novelist Jonathan Franzen, New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean, poet Kay Ryan, activist Ishmael Reed and poet Jane Hirshfield. [9 a.m. to 5 p.m., San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Leftover Salmon: The jam band from Colorado combines bluegrass, rock, country and Cajun/zydeco in a sound it calls “polyethnic Cajun slamgrass”; Dead Winter Carpenters open. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Recent Paintings by Gregory Kondos: The gallery hosts a reception for the 93-year-old artist, one of California’s foremost landscape painters known for his interpretations of the natural world in a modern, plein-air style. [4 to 6 p.m., Caldwell Snyder Gallery, 341 Sutter St., S.F.]

Elujay: The Oakland rapper, performing material from his 2016 debut, “Jentrify,” headlines a show with YMTK, Julia Lewis, Rayana Jay and Wade08. [8 p.m., Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland]

The SF Sketchfest Dozen
: Up and coming comics on the bill include Joel Kim Booster, a Chicago bred, Brooklyn based comedian, writer and playwright born in Seoul, South Korea, and New York-based Marina Franklin, from the movie ”Trainwreck,” “Conan” and Showtime’s “Women Who Kill.” [7 and 9:15 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats: The harmonica icon, vocalist-songwriter and his band play from their CD “You Asked For It…Live!,” which was recorded in 2013 at Biscuits and Blues.[7 and 9:30 p.m., Biscuits & Blues, 401 Mason St., S.F.]

Poets & Writers Live in San Francisco: The two-day event includes talks by U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, novelist Jonathan Franzen, New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean, poet Kay Ryan, activist Ishmael Reed and poet Jane Hirshfield. [9 a.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday, San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., S.F.]

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