Categories: Arts Calendar

Nov. 6-7: Bill Nye, Darkest Hour, Mustafa Barghouti, Lalah Hathaway, Built for the Sea, Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton, Clara Bijl

MONDAY, NOV. 6

Bill Nye: TV’s famed “Science Guy” appears with Jason Sussberg, who made the new documentary “Bill Nye: Science Guy,” in talk about the movie, climate science and planet Earth. [1:15 p.m., Marines’ Memorial Theater, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

Anchor NorCal Fire Relief Fundraiser: Anchor — which offers 15 beers on tap, including classics, experimental brews and collaboration beverages — is donating 100 percent of its Nov. 6 proceeds to Redwood Credit Union’s North Bay Fire Relief Fund. [11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Public Taps, 495 De Haro St., S.F.]

Darkest Hour: SFFILM screens the film, inspired by the true story of Winston Churchill’s first weeks in office during the early days of the Second World War, in an evening featuring a conversation with star Gary Oldman and director Joe Wright. [6:30 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.[

Mustafa Barghouti: Middle East Children’s Alliance presents a talk with the Palestinian physician, activist, politician and Nobel prize nominee speaking on “100 Years after the Balfour Declaration: The Anti-Colonial Struggle in Palestine.” [7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley]

Lalah Hathaway: The jazzy, soulful singer-songwriter and producer celebrates her new album “Honestly” with an in-store concert. [6 p.m., Amoeba Music, 1855 Haight St., S.F.]

Stephen Stills & Judy Collins: The iconic 1970s folk and rock artists — Collins’ inspired Stills’ classic “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” — play a sold-out concert. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Built for the Sea: The duo of Bay Area songstress Lia Rose and longtime electronic music collaborator Daniel McKenzie appear in a Firebrands label show also featuring singer-songwriter Ryan Harvey, whose performances mix stories, songs and political comedy. [8 p.m., Lost Church, 65 Capp St., S.F.]

Monday Makeout: The Makeout Room’s free “cutting-edge avant garde” concert opens with an improvised electronic set by Cartoon Justice, followed by ROVA, the Bay Area saxophone quartet, and modern free jazz by Rent Romus’ Life’s Blood. [8:30 p.m., 3225 22nd St., S.F.]

Jolie Holland and Samantha Parton: The founders of The Be Good Tanyas, the late 1990s roots act that melded folk, country and blues, are playing together again on a new expressive album “Wildflower Blues.” [8 p.m., Starline Social Club, 2236 Martin Luther King Junior Way, Oakland]

TUESDAY, NOV. 7

Just Jokes by Clara Bijl: The “internationally unknown stand-up comedian” shares her act, which covers being French and living in the South, then moving to New York and California, as well as “the hardship of raising cats these days.” [8 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

The Price of Fame-The Story of Ted “Million Dollar Man: DiBiase: The film profiles the larger-than-life character that helped launch pro-wrestling into the world spotlight, and became known as one of the greatest villains in pro-wrestling history. [7 p.m. Century 9 SF Centre, 845 Market St., S.F.]

Project Glimmer luncheon: The $250-per-ticket fundraiser for the nonprofit assisting at-risk teen girls and women features speakers including supermodel Ebonee Davis, former foster youth and author Octavia Yearwood and Hint CEO Kara Goldin. [11:30 a.m., Bently Reserve, 301 Battery St., S.F.]

Leila Josefowicz: The violin virtuoso, accompanied by pianist John Novacek, plays a program ranging from dark, lyrical works by Sibelius and Prokofiev to John Adams’ swinging “Road Movies.” [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

City of the Sun Doors: The New York based trio — guitarists John Pita and Avi Snow and percussionist Zach Para — play genre-bending instrumentals reflecting their “love of indie rock, flamenco and post-rock.” [8:30 p.m., Cornerstone, 2367 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley]

David Ramirez: The Austin-based songwriter says he wrote his new album “We’re Not Going Anywhere” from his unique perspective, being half white and half Mexican. [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Halsey: The alternative pop maverick, touring to promote the album “hopeless fountain kingdom,” headlines a show with rappers PartyNextDoor and Charli XCX. [7 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

Concert for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
: Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz appear at the $1,000 per ticket fundraiser, which includes a post-performance party. [7:30 p.m., AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, S.F.]

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