April 14-15: Presidio Family Bike Parade, Ruthie Foster, Paul Rodriguez, Illuminate, Fishbowl, Whose Streets?, Flavor of Death: A Guy Fieri Musical, Larry Vuckovich

April 14-15: Presidio Family Bike Parade, Ruthie Foster, Paul Rodriguez, Illuminate, Fishbowl, Whose Streets?, Flavor of Death: A Guy Fieri Musical, Larry Vuckovich


Presidio Family Bike Parade: Participants who come on lighted bikes, trikes and scooters (wearing helmets) and register will receive a free glow necklace and popcorn at the event, a preview to next week’s “Bike and Roll to School Day.” [6:30 p.m., Main Post, Anza Avenue and Owen Street, S.F. Presidio]

Ruthie Foster: The Austin-based blues powerhouse and guitarist — who also embraces gospel and soul, rock and folk and has a heavenly voice — is promoting her new album “Joy Comes Back.” [8 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

Paul Rodriguez: The veteran comedian’s act blends his Latin heritage with the American dream for an “undeniable universal appeal.” [8 and 10:15 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 925 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Illuminate: Opening a two-weekend run, the show created by teens from Destiny Arts Center is a reaction to Donald Trump’s America and a “potent dance-theater production about how we can change today’s political and social climate.” [7:30 p.m., Odell Johnson Theater, Laney College, 900 Fallon St., Oakland]

The Fishbowl: Polaroid screens the film, which tells the story of Edwin Land, and his path to inventing the polarized lens. [6 p.m., Union Square, Geary and Stockton streets, S.F.]

A Sculpture Exhibition: Participating artists host a reception for the juried show, which includes 72 sculptures in a wide variety of media and styles from 49 sculptors, many from the Bay Area. [5 to 9 p.m., Marin Society of Artists, 1515 Third St., San Rafael]

Whose Streets?: The film by Sabaah Faloyan and Damon Davis, which documents the anger and activism following the police shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown in Missouri, is presented in a free outdoor screening. [7:45 p.m., PROXY, 432 Octavia St., S.F.]

Flavor of Death-A Guy Fieri Musical: The comedy troupe Funny But Mean stages the show, which “blends murder and intrigue with way too many food metaphors.” [8 p.m., Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]


Larry Vuckovich: The jazz pianist pays tribute his mentor Vince Guaraldi at their alma mater, in a benefit for its visual and performing arts department. [8 p.m., Abraham Lincoln High School, 2162 24th Ave., S.F.]

Green Hairstreak Butterfly Festival: The family event dedicated to maintaining the insect’s unique habitat includes an outdoor classroom, contests, prizes, artwork, hands-on activities, information about local nature groups and plants, baked goods and crafts. [10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Hoover Middle School, 2290 14th Ave., S.F.]

What the Health: The film, which exposes the collusion and corruption in government, big business and the nation’s leading health organizations, screens for free, presented by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. [2 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Goat Festival: The ninth annual event presented by the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture offers views of baby goats and the opportunity to meet local ranchers and food crafters and sample artisan cheeses. [10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, Embarcadero at Market Street, S.F.]

Gold Star: The songwriter (aka Marlon Rabenreither), who opened for Lucinda Williams at her request, plays “strung-out country and blues songs that people like Townes Van Zandt traded in.” [8:30 p.m., Swedish American Music Hall, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

The xx: The Mercury Prize-winning trio from London — Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith — plays the first of two San Francisco concerts. [9 p.m., Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, 99 Grove St., S.F.]

The Force: The documentary by Peter Nicks brings the Oakland Police Department, an agency with a longstanding legacy of problems, into relief; the director is slated to attend the San Francisco International Film Festival screening. [4 p.m., Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St., Berkeley]

Cherry Blossom Festival: The second weekend of the 50th annual seasonal event includes food booths, cultural performances, martial arts, live bands and the annual Queen Program. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Japantown, Post, between Laguna and Fillmore streets, S.F.]CalendarFishbowlFlavor of Death: A Guy Fieri MusicalIlluminateLarry VuckovichPaul RodriguezPresidio Family Bike ParadeRuthie FosterWhose Streets?

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