The Bay Area’s contemporary troupe Blind Tiger Society appears in “Ring Sour” at CounterPulse. (Courtesy Elena Zhukova)

The Bay Area’s contemporary troupe Blind Tiger Society appears in “Ring Sour” at CounterPulse. (Courtesy Elena Zhukova)

April 22-23: Ring Sour, Ana Moura, Slow Dialogues, Yes to Everything, Greg Fitzsimmons, Laura Osnes, California Bach Society, Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

FRIDAY, APRIL 22

Ring Sour: Works by Chicago-based contemporary dance troupe Khecari and the Bay Area’s Blind Tiger Society make up the experimental program of horse-themed pieces. [8 p.m., CounterPulse, 80 Turk St., S.F.]

Ana Moura: The internationally acclaimed singer is known for instantaneously transforming any melody to which she lends her voice into fado, a Portuguese music genre. [8 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Slow Dialogues-Time, Space, and Scale: A show of works by Spanish architect Jorge Otero-Pailos, Japanese artist Megumi Matsubara and Dutch designer Maria Blaisse (exploring social, cultural and environmental conditions of the Bay Area) opens with a reception. [6 to 8 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Yes to Everything: Ady Lady appears in the solo comedy “From Piss to Bliss” on a bill with Candace Roberts, a performance artist whose music video “Hello Ed Lee” (calling out San Francisco’s mayor during the Super Bowl) went viral. [8 p.m., EXIT Studio, 156 Eddy St., S.F.]

Greg Fitzsimmons: The New York-based comedian with the podcast “Fitzdog Radio” headlines a show also featuring Max Curry and David Nguyen. [8 and 10 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Laura Osnes: The two-time Tony Award nominee who appeared on Broadway in the title role of “Cinderella” brings her cabaret act to The City. [8 p.m., Feinstein’s at the Nikko, 222 Mason St., S.F.]

California Bach Society: The singing group performs “Singet dem Herrn” in a program of Bach Motets and Chorales. [8 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
1111 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Men Are From Mars–Women Are From Venus LIVE!: The one-man fusion of theater and stand-up comedy is based on the best-selling book by John Gray. [8 p.m., Marines Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

SATURDAY, APRIL 23

Carnaval San Francisco: The Latin dance competition features 20 Bay Area dancers vying to become Carnaval San Francisco’s 2016 king and queen. [7 p.m., Brava, 2781 24th St., S.F.]

Anchor Brewing Family Day: Kids and dogs are invited to the gathering, featuring corn hole, Twister, T-shirt screen printing, grub and beer. [1 to 4 p.m., The Yard, Third Street and Terry A. Francois Boulevard, S.F.]

Cider Summit SF: The region’s largest hard cider tasting offers 150 different ciders from around the world. [1 to 5 p.m., Main Post, Presidio of S.F.]

Amadeus Guitar Duo: The German chamber ensemble (Dale Kavanaugh and Thomas Kirchoff) plays works by Borodin, Bach, Handel, Zenamon, Montés and original pieces. [7:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church 1111 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Write of Way Literary Festival: The Bay Area’s top literary organizations are participating in the inaugural event, featuring readings, performances, panels, collaborative writing workshops and a book bazaar. [2 to 10 p.m., S.F. Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., S.F.] .

Naje: The “modern-day Sharon Jones meets Amy Winehouse” celebrates the release of her soulful album “New Day.” [9 p.m., Boom Boom Room, 1601 Fillmore St., S.F.]

The Pleasure Routine: The Oakland rock band, inspired by The Stooges and Velvet Underground, has a new single “Walk the Dog (Backwards).” [9 p.m., Showdown, 10 Sixth St., S.F.]

Edu: The Spanish producer, remixer, DJ and label owner brings his tour to North America. [9:30 p.m., Audio, 316 11th St., S.F.]

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