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March 14-15: Bouquets to Art, Andy Grammer, Exploratorium Pi Day, Fischerspooner, Heisenberg, Regina McCarthy, Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger, Roger Daltrey, ODC/Dance, Greyboy Allstars, Cleo Wade,


Bouquets to Art: Dozens of floral studios display extravagant creations inspired by masterworks from the de Young Museum’s collections in the popular annual show, running through March 18. [9:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m., de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Andy Grammer: The feel-good pop singer of “Keep Your Head Up” fame headlines; 20-year-old English singer-songwriter James TW (named after James Taylor) with the hit “When You Love Someone,” opens. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Exploratorium Pi Day: The interactive science center offers pi-themed activities including a 1:30 p.m. procession, tastes of pie, and honors for Steph Curry and Albert Einstein, who share a March 14 birthday. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pier 15, Embarcadero at Green Street, S.F.]

Fischerspooner: The electro clash duo (Warren Fischer and Casey Spooner) have a new album “SIR,” co-written and produced by R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe (Spooner’s former lover), and described as a response to the Trump administration. [9 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Artifacts-The Rock Art of Emek: The exhibition, on view through May 15, honors the life and work of the artist-activist who created posters for Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Erykah Badu, Widespread Panic, Metallica, Neil Young, Radiohead and others. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Haight Street Art Center, 215 Haight St., S.F.]

Gourmet Ghetto Wine Walk: The fifth annual $30 per-person stroll offers tastes of Sonoma and Napa wines and from local eateries, to benefit North Bay Wildfire Relief through Habitat for Humanity Sonoma County. [5 to 8 p.m., Shattuck Avenue and Vine Street, Berkeley]

Heisenberg: American Conservatory Theater begins previews of Simon Stephens’ hit play about a seemingly unlikely romance between a 42-year-old-old free spirited woman and a butcher who’s 33 years older. [8 p.m., 415 Geary St., S.F.]

Hoppy Hump Day: Anchor Brewing brewers host a ticketed ($20) educational and entertaining seminar and tasting, focused on all things hops. [6 p.m., 495 De Haro St., S.F.]

Regina McCarthy: City Arts & Lectures presents the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency under President Barack Obama, speaking on environmental justice. [7:30 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Chelsea Clinton, Alexandra Boiger: The author and illustrator discuss their children’s book, “She Persisted Around the World,” detailing the lives of 13 women who have shaped history. [5 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]


Roger Daltrey appears in concert with members of The Who, but not Pete Townshend, in Oakland on March 15. (Courtesy photo)

Roger Daltrey: The lead vocalist of The Who — joined by current Who members Simon Townshend (but not Pete), Jon Button, Scott Devours Loren Gold and Frank Simes — appears in an evening of Who hits, rarities, solo tunes and favorite covers. [8 p.m., Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

The Greyboy Allstars: The “seminal boogaloo revivalists” — saxophonist Karl Denson, guitarist Elgin Park, keyboardist Robert Walter, bassist Chris Stilwell and drummer Aaron Redfield — are approaching their 25th year together. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Hibou: The electro-pop act, the project of Seattle-based Peter Michel, has the dreamy single “Junipero Love” from the album “Something Familiar.” [7 p.m., Knockout, 3223 Mission St., S.F.]

ODC/Dance: The Dance Around Town program includes the premiere of Brenda Way’s “News of the World” and a reprise of 2017’s “What we carry, What we Keep.” [7:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

Cowboy vs. Samurai: Inspired by “Cyrano de Bergerac,” Michael Golamco’s play is a tale of misplaced love and funny meditation on being Asian in middle America. [8 p.m., Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View]

Cleo Wade: The poet, activist and Instagram favorite — whom the New Yorker called “the millennial Oprah” — speaks about her book “Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for Living a Better Life.” [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

San Francisco Symphony: Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas conducts the world premiere of “Sudden Changes” by Charles Wuorinen, celebrating the composer’s 80th birthday, on a program with Behzod Abduraimov performing Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and Copland’s Symphony No. 3. [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Untitled: Screening as part of “The Hard Truth: New Documentary Cinema,” the film edited by Monika Willi uses footage from Africa, the Balkans and Italy shot by Austrian filmmaker Michael Glawogger, who died suddenly amid a freeform movie project documenting his world travels. [7:30 p.m.,YBCA Screening Room, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Clown & Punishment: The Circus Center performance reveals how, after they’ve been “harassed, mocked and persecuted,” clowns are standing “up for the right of everyone to laugh.” [7:30 p.m., Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., S.F.]

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