April 19-20: Ezra Furman, Chelsea Clinton, Drew Daywalt, Paul Madonna, SF Symphony with Andres Orozco-Estrada, Steve Wozniak, Live Archiveography


Ezra Furman: The gender-fluid, Jewish, San Francisco-based singer-songwriter — playing music with a pop sensibility on his 2016 EP “Big Fugitive Life” — at Coachella called out concert promoter AEG owner Philip Anschutz for funding anti-LGBTQ groups. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Chelsea Clinton: The author from the famed political family is signing copies of her book for youngsters “Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired and Get Going” in an event requiring registration. [5 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.; www.bookpassage.com]

Drew Daywalt: The screenwriter and bestselling author of “The Day the Crayons Quit” is promoting his funny new picture book, “The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors,” about the epic tale of the classic game. [5 p.m., Keplers Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Paul Madonna: The author-illustrator celebrates the release of “On to the Next Dream” — his first-person book describing the effects of San Francisco’s tech gentrification — in conversation with artist Mark Harris. [7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

S.F. Symphony with Andres Orozco-Estrada: The Colombian conductor leads the orchestra in a program featuring soloist Denis Kozhukhin playing Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2. [10 a.m. open rehearsal, 8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Boston-An American Running Story: Matt Damon narrates the documentary, which “dives into the history and evolution of the world-famous Boston Marathon.” [7:30 p.m., Kabuku 8, 1881 Post St., S.F.]

Unabridged: The underground electronic music series hosts Detroit acid house selector Mike Servito with Tyrel Williams and Mike Gushansky, in collaboration with Housepitality. [9 p.m., F8 1192 Folsom, 1192 Folsom St., S.F.]

Omar El Akkad: The Egyptian-born writer discusses “American War: A Novel,” which asks, “What might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself?” [7:30 p.m., St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley]

Steve Wozniak: The co-founder of Apple Inc. participates in a “fireside chat” with moderator, University of San Francisco alumnus Alfred Chuang, in the final presentation of the inaugural Silk Series speaker program. [6 p.m., Sobrato Center, USF, 2335 Golden Gate Ave., S.F.]


Live Archiveography: Opening a three-day run, the premiere by David Gordon and Pick Up Performance Co(s) is a retrospective tracing five decades of the pioneering choreographer and performance artist’s work. [8 p.m., ODC, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

New Films on Dance: “In the Steps of Trisha Brown,” a film by Marie-Hélène Rebois about the choreographer who revolutionized the world of contemporary dance, kicks off a brief series in honor of Bay Area Dance Week. [7:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts screening room, 701 Mission St., S.F.] .

Jeff Guinn: The author of “Manson’s” new volume is “The Road to Jonestown,” which the publisher calls “the comprehensive, authoritative and tragic story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the largest murder-suicide in American history.” [5:45 p.m., California Historical Society, 678 Mission St., S.F.]

Banks: The electro-pop artist (aka Jillian Rose Banks) is promoting her second album, “The Altar.” [7 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

J.L. Newton: The author, UC Davis professor emerita in gender, sexuality and women’s studies, talks about her satiric novel “Oink,” a “food for thought mystery.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley]

Immigration Now: The interfaith workshop devoted to social justice includes comments by USF professors Bill Ong Hing and Heidi Ho, and Rev. Deborah Lee; registration is requested. [7 p.m., Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.; www.gracecathedral.org]

The Relationship: The band, led by guitarist Brian Bell of Weezer, has an upcoming album with “anthemic singles and power pop brilliance”; Cotillon, the project of Jordan Corso, releasing “The Afternoons,” opens. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Lidia Yuknavitch: The author speaks about her novel “The Book of Joan,” which one critic called “a raucous celebration, a searing condemnation and a fiercely imaginative retelling of Joan of Arc’s transcendent life.” [7:30 p.m., Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St., S.F.]

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