This week, enjoy performance and visual art, literary events, garage rock, or bar refreshments for a good cause.
Club Deluxe hosts a benefit for beloved bartender and musician Lee Burik, who was brutally attacked in September. Bar proceeds will help pay his medical and dental expenses.
Dave Eggers, Daniel Clowes
Litquake presents local literary luminary and philanthropist Eggers in conversation with famed “Ghost World” graphic novelist Clowes.
Helen Frankenthaler: Color and Texture
The noted abstract expressionist showcases multitextured works on paper as part of SF Art Gallery Week.
The writer-musician closes a two-day run of his mash-up poetry installation-performance piece “ORIENT: a new anthropology,” which addresses Asian-Black relations.
Thee Oh Sees
San Francisco’s rowdiest garage band is promoting its new album “Putrifiers II.” The bill also includes Sonny Smith, Sic Alps and The Mallard.
Grand Birds of the Philippines
Artist and endangered bird conservationist David Tomb opens his mixed-media exhibit.
The evening of yoga, music, dance and meditation includes music by Argentina’s “The So What Project!,” circus performances, chants, massages and more.
Stew and the Negro Problem
The Tony Award-winners — from the musical “Passing Strange” — describe their cabaret-soul-pop act as “Afro-Baroque.”