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


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.]


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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