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March 18-19: Dance Anywhere, Oakland Symphony, Magma, Andy Human and the Reptoids, Tom Reardon, Zoo Station, SOULSKIN Dance, Charlotte Cho, Bob Rubin

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Bay Area choreographer Kim Epifano has participated in Dance Anywhere; people are invited to join the fun at noon today in the Pacific Time Zone. (Courtesy Essa Abulyan)
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FRIDAY, MARCH 18

Dance Anywhere: Bay Area conceptual artist Beth Fein invites people all over the world to “dance anywhere”; Sonsheree Giles will be at the S.F. Public Library (100 Larkin St.,) and Rachana Reddy Agumamidi will be outside the Palace of Fine Arts (3301 Lyon St.) in The City. [Noon, www.danceanywhere.org]

Oakland Symphony: The program includes the world premiere of a piccolo concerto by Bay Area composer Martin Rokeach. Cherubini’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Second Symphony. [8 p.m., Paramount Theatre. 2025 Broadway, Oakland]

Magma: The French experimental art-rock band headlines a show with Los Angeles-based composer-cellist Helen Money. [9 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Andy Human and the Reptoids: The absurdist Oakland punk-power pop band plays to release the 7-inch, “Sarcastic.” [9 p.m., Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk St., S.F.]

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Tom Reardon: The cabaret singer’s new show is “Both Sides Now: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell.” [8 p.m., Feinstein’s at the Nikko, 222 Mason St., S.F.]

Zoo Station: The San Francisco quartet bills itself “The Complete U2 Experience.” [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

SOULSKIN Dance: The accessible modern troupe’s “A Pop Culture Journey, From Folsom Prison to a Night at the Opera” takes audiences on a trip through “the grit of Johnny Cash to the glam of Queen.” [8 p.m., Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St., S.F.]

Charlotte Cho: The founder of Korean beauty site Soko Glam and author of “The Little Book of Skin Care” offers tips for a flawless complexion. [5 p.m., Sephora, 33 Powell St., S.F.]

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

Bob Rubin: The out-there comedian (formerly of The City) with the podcast Bananaland headlines a standup show with Alexis Guerreros and Leslie Small. 9 p.m., $15-$18. Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F., www.ticketfly.com

S.F. Opera Education: “First Act: Papageno’s Pop-Up Adventure,” is hands-on workshop for families with young children, and “CarTUNE Afternoon,” is a cozy popcorn and cereal snuggle-up with beloved cartoons featuring classical music, hosted by storyteller Joshua Raoul Brody. [2:30 and 4:30 p.m., Diane B. Wilsey Center for Opera, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Francesca dePasquale: Accompanied by pianist Meng-Chieh Liu, Itzhak Perlman’s violin protégé plays works by Messiaen, Bach, Bartok and the Bay Area premiere of Prestini’s “Oceanic Fantasy for Violin and Electronics.” [8 p.m., Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

Clark Goolsby: “Simpler Times,” the artist’s show of collages with neon colors and geometric shapes, opens with a reception. [7 to 10 p.m., Mirus Galley, 540 Howard St., S.F.]

In the Dark and In the Raw: Guests are invited to sip mystery wine and sample bites created with minimal electricity, an “Earth Hour” green community event. [8:30 to 9:30 p.m., ENO Wine Bar, Ritz-Carlton, 1 Miramontes Point Road, Half Moon Bay]

Michael Tompkins: A show of recent paintings and landscape drawings by the Berkeley-based artist hosts a reception. [3 to 5 p.m., Paul Thiebaurd Gallery, 645 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Curious Flights: The series presents “Transatlantic Crossings,” a concert of new works by U.S and U.K composers including the world premiere of Simon Dobson’s commissioned piece for clarinet and electronics. [8 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Rodney Ewing, Jamil Hellu: The Bay Area painting, photography and installation artists open exhibitions: “Cloud Jar,” and “Present Tense,” respectively. , [6 to 8 p.m, Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut St., Berkeley]

Women and the Sea: S.F. Maritime National Historical Museum hosts a ranger-facilitated song circle featuring tunes about women and their portrayals in maritime history and folklore. [1 p.m., Aboard the Balclutha, Hyde Street Pier, 2905 Hyde St., S.F.]

Muppet Movie singalong: Full Metal Cinema, a pop up series, presents a participatory screening of the 1979 classic for all ages; the event includes costume contests, raffle prizes and trivia. [2 p.m., Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St., S.F.]

Speed Dating: Adult single professionals of all ages are encouraged to meet up at the spring speed dating session, split into sections for over and under 40, and followed by dancing. [7 p.m., City Nights, 715 Harrison St., S.F.]

Vision Series Dance Festival; The concert showcases emerging talent from Bay Area high schools and professional companies and colleges with a guest
performance by Alonzo King LINES Ballet Training Program. [6 p.m., Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

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