Categories: Arts Calendar

July 29-31: G-Eazy, Summer Circus Festival, San Francisco Ballet, TreasureFest, Across the Universe, Animal Collective, Future of Food, Remember Los Siete, Vacationer, Andy Weir, Water Seed, Bee Bee Sea

SUNDAY, JULY 29

G-Eazy: The Oakland rapper headlines The Endless Summer Tour on a bill with Lil Uzi Vert, Ty Dolla $ign, YBN Nahmir, P-Lo and Murdra Beatz. [6:30 p.m., Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View]

Summer Circus Festival: Circus Bella and the Prescott Circus Theatre appear in the seventh annual free festivities for neighborhood residents, which also include an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest chain of roller skaters (10 a.m. registration to skate). [Noon to 4 p.m., 155 Jennings St., S.F.]

San Francisco Ballet: Works by George Balanchine, Edwaard Liang and Justin Peck are on the program, with accompaniment by the SF Ballet Orchestra, in troupe’s annual appearance in the seventh concert of the free Stern Grove Festival series. [2 p.m., Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F.]

TreasureFest: Promotes call the event “one part craft and vintage market, one part food festival and one part magic.” [10 a.m to 4 p.m., 500 Ave N., Treasure Island, S.F.]

Across the Universe: Director Julie Taymor’s singular musical epic with songs by the Beatles returns to the big screen for a limited engagement. [2 and 7 p.m., Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Good Craft Summer Market: More than 50 Bay Area makers, creators, movers and shakers — illustrators, ceramicists, jewelers, clothing designers, painters and more — sell their wares at the free pop up event. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Classic Cars West
411 26th St, Oakland]

Nocturnicon: Dragon Theatre’s Circus Arts Series presents the fringe festival award-winning piece, described as “an occult experience into the realms of insanity, abandonment and isolation, through dance and aerial acrobatics.” [8:30 p.m., 2120 Broadway, Redwood City]

Sweetheart of the Rodeo: On the 50th anniversary of the classic country rock album, Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman and Marty Stuart and his Band perform it live. [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga]

Mourn: The punky Catalan quartet made up of Carla Pérez Vas, Jazz Rodríguez Bueno, Antonio Postius and Leia Rodríguez is promoting its third album “Sorpresa Familia”; Chastity, a “brutal” and political Canadian act led by Brandon Williams, also is on the bill. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

MONDAY, JULY 30

Animal Collective: The experimental pop band performs “Sung Tongs,” its 2004 landmark recording (and fifth studio album) in its entirety. [8 p.m., Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

The Future of Food: The Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture hosts the talk with local food change makers sharing stories about their pasts and how they’re working to “recenter their heritage in agriculture, food media and politics.” [6 p.m., Port Commission Hearing Room, Ferry Building, Embarcadero at Market Street, S.F.]

Farah Al Qasimi, Marcela Pardo Ariza: The East and West Coast based contemporary artists discuss overlapping and underlying ideas informing their practices during the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Conversation 7 series. [7 p.m., SFAC Main Gallery, 401 Van Ness Ave., Suite 125, S.F.]

Zac and Siah, or Jesus in a Body Bag: Dragon Productions’ Monday Night Play Space hosts a staged reading of a new dark comedy by Jeffrey Lo about “morality and mortality.” [7:30 p.m., 2120 Broadway, Redwood City]

TUESDAY, JULY 31

Remember Los Siete: Vero Majano presents a work-in-progress peek at the multimedia performance which tells the under-documented story of seven Central American men known as Los Siete who were accused of killing a white police officer in 1969. [7 p.m., Brava, 2781 24th St., S.F.]

Vacationer: “Mindset,” the third album by the Philadelphia-based dream pop outfit headed by Ken Vasoli, is filled with “reminders” that put Vasoli “in a good mindset for the day.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Andy Weir: The best-selling science fiction writer of “The Martian” (the basis for the movie with Matt Damon) speaks about his second novel, “Artemis,” presented by the Commonwealth Club. [7 p.m., Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

Water Seed: The New Orleans-based “future funk” band “captures a modern sound that bridges the musical gap a la Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson and Childish Gambino.” [9:20 p.m., Boom Boom Room, 1601 Fillmore St., S.F.]

Bee Bee Sea: The Italian garage-psych band, which released the catchy “Sonic Boomerang” in 2017, is on its first U.S. tour. [9 p.m., Elbo Room, 647 Valencia St., S.F.]

Meg Waite Clayton: The best-selling Bay Area author speaks about “Beautiful Exiles,” her new historical novel based on the “volatile and intoxicating” real-life love affair between Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway. [7 p.m., Books, Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto]

Jamie O’Keefe: The San Francisco History Association presents the curator speaking on “Treasures of the San Francisco Fire Department Museum Collection.” [7 p.m., Newman Hall, Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F.]

Tinariwen: The Grammy Award-winning Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali has been going since 1979. [8 p.m., UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley]

State of Fashion Media: Journalist Maghan McDowell and Erin Feher, style editor of San Francisco Magazine, address the media’s impact on digital and print publications and how lifestyle brands can benefit from debates and developments. [6 p.m., Fashion Incubator, 50 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

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