March 6-7: Maureen McVerry, Balboa Theater Day, Old Mint open house, Jewish mythology lecture, Dan and Margot, Culinary Clash


Love Will Kick Your Ass: Bay Area comedic cabaret artist Maureen McVerry’s new solo show includes an eclectic selection of songs celebrating love, life, loss and lyrics. [7 p.m., Oasis, 298 11th St., S.F.]

Balboa Theater Day: The theater celebrates its 90th anniversary with a screening of the silent “Tramp Tramp Tramp” and live honky tonk and ragtime. [7 p.m., 3630 Balboa St., S.F.]

Old Mint open house: Rarely open to the public, “The Granite Lady” hosts more than 75 organizations and historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, researchers, educators, re-enactors, authors, filmmakers and history enthusiasts for a free community day. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 88 Fifth St., S.F.]

Is There a Jewish Mythology?: The talk by National Jewish Book Award-winner Howard Schwartz weighs the evidence for and against the view that Judaism has its own extensive mythological tradition. [1:30 p.m., Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F.]

Health care lecture: Erica Buehrens Murray, president of the California Association of Hospitals & Health Systems, speaks about improved access to care for low-income patients. [9:30 a.m., Martin Luther King Room, First Unitarian Universalist Church, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

Dan and Margot: Cinequest presents the U.S. premiere of Chloe Sosa-Sims’ film, an intimate look into the life of a young modern woman struggling to take back the three years of her life she lost to schizophrenia. [3:30 p.m., Camera 12, 201 S. Second St., San Jose]

Grand Opera Cinema Series: San Francisco Opera’s acclaimed 2014 Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production of Rossini’s “Cinderella” (“La Cenerentola”) starring Karine Deshayes hits the big screen. [10 a.m., Sundance Kabuki, 1881 Post St., S.F.]

Culinary Clash: Finalists from the International Culinary Center showcase dinner menus ($40 per person) on three Sundays, starting with Katy Osuna and sous chef Ramya Ramamurthy serving ricotta gnudi, pollo al mattone and panna cotta. [5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Luce-InterContinental San Francisco, 888 Howard St., S.F.]

Climate change conversation: The Very Rev. Dr. W. Mark Richardson, president and dean of Church Divinity School of the Pacific, discusses climate change, science and religion [9:30 a.m., Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]


Roger Silver: The writer, lyricist, native son and brother of “Beach Blanket Babylon” creator Steve Silver talks about “Going Sane in San Francisco,” his memoir describing a life of sex, drugs, rock and roll, the entertainment industry and wild family dynamics. [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Roméo Dallaire: The U.N. commander who helped stop the 1994 genocide in Africa lectures on “The Courage to Do What is Right: From the Hell of Rwanda to the Plight of Syrian Refugees.” [7 p.m., Presentation Theatre, Unversity of San Francisco, 2350 Turk St., S.F.]

Le1f: The Manhattan-raised rapper (born Khalif Diouf) and Wesleyan-trained dancer is known as much for his movement as music; his debut LP is “Riot Boi.” [7:30 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Courtney Love: The rock icon and actress appears with composer Todd Almond in performance and conversation with the Curran’s editor-at-large Kevin Sessums. [7 p.m., Curran, 445 Geary St., S.F.]

Third Man Records’ Audio Social Dissent Tour: Wolf Eyes, Timmy’s Organism and Video appear on the punk bill. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]-

Animal Collective: “FloriDada” is the first song released from the experimental pop band from Baltimore’s new studio album “Painting With.” [8 p.m., Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Cannibal Corpse: The death metal band from Buffalo, N.Y. headlines a concert with Obituary, Cryptopsy and Abysmal Dawn. [7:30 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

S.F Public Library Tinker and Build month: In the “how slow can you go?” session, participants will race small vehicles on different track surfaces to find out about traction and physics. [3 p.m., Richmond/Sen. Milton Marks branch, 351 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

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