Symphony For Our World, a program of orchestral music and National Geographic Nature films, featuring narration by Daveed Diggs, begins its national tour on Earth Day at Davies Symphony Hall. (Courtesy photo)

Symphony For Our World, a program of orchestral music and National Geographic Nature films, featuring narration by Daveed Diggs, begins its national tour on Earth Day at Davies Symphony Hall. (Courtesy photo)

April 22-24: Symphony For Our World, Cherry Blossom Festival, San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles, Windhand, San Francisco Girls Chorus, Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa, Judah Friedlander, Tyler Childers, Daughters of the Forest, Sloan


Symphony For Our World: The National Geographic film and music extravaganza features a full orchestra and choir, Oakland composer-pianist JooWan Kim, narration by Daveed Diggs, “breathtaking” natural history footage and an original composition by Bleeding Fingers Music. [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Cherry Blossom Festival
: The concluding day of the annual event includes food booths, cultural performances, martial arts, live bands and the annual Queen Program, and a parade, which begins at 1 p.m. in Civic Center, continues down Polk Street to Post Street and ends in Japantown at Fillmore Street. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Japantown, Post, between Laguna and Fillmore streets, S.F.]

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles: Two social justice-themed exhibits — “Guns: Loaded Conversations” and “Generation of Change: A Movement, Not a Moment” — open with a reception. [3 to 5 p.m., 520 South 1st St. San Jose, CA 95113]

Windhand: The Virginia doom-metal band, which is working on an album with producer Jack Endino of Nirvana and Soundgarden, co-headlines with Ruby the Hatchet. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

San Francisco Girls Chorus: “Strings Attached” includes a premiere by guest violinist-composer Colin Jacobsen, a celebration of Lisa Bielawa’s final concert as director and works by Philip Glass and André Caplet. [4 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.

Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa: The rappers and actors headline the 420 Wellness Retreat Tour, on a bill with Rob $tone, Tiara Thomas and DJ Aspect. [7 p.m., Event Center at San Jose State University, 290 S. Seventh St., San Jose]

NASA’s InSight Lander-Mission to Mars: NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Exploratorium scientists share information about geophysical instruments being used to delve beneath the surface of Mars in the first interplanetary launch from the West Coast. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Webcast Studio, Exploratorium, Pier 15, The Embarcadero, S.F.

Unitarian Universalist San Francisco Forum: David Owen, an attorney and professor at Hastings Law School, speaks on “Environmental Deregulation in the Trump Era.” [9:30 a.m., First Unitarian Universalist Society, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]


Judah Friedlander: “The World Champion” comic (who appeared on “30 Rock”) is testing new political material not seen in his Netflix special in his Comedy Night at The Indy appearance. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Tyler Childers: The Americana-country singer from Kentucky, who broke out in 2017 with the album “Purgatory,” co-headlines two sold-out shows with Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real; Lillie Mae opens. [8 p.m. Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

123 Andrés: Also known as Andrés Salguero, the artist on the family music scene (whose new album is “La Luna”) has been called “a rock star for little language learners.” [4 p.m., San Mateo Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo]

James Comey: The former FBI director discusses his new book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership” and answers audience questions in a sold-out event. [7 p.m., Curran, Geary St., S.F.]


Daughters of the Forest: Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema hosts director Samantha Grant screening her film, which chronicles a group of girls who attend a radical high school in Paraguay where they learn to protect a threatened forest. [7 p.m., Secession Art & Design, 3235 Mission St., S.F.]

Beth Pickens: The Los Angeles-based consultant speaks about “Your Art Will Save Your Life,” a “a candid guidebook about art-making in the midst of oppression” with Bay Area publisher and performer Brontez Purnell. [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Sloan: The Canadian indie power pop perennials are promoting their 12th album, “Sloan 12.” [9 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Spanish Guitars: Marc Teicholz and Michael Partington play a classical program of music by Fernando Sor, Enrique Granados and Manuel de Falla. [Noon, Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

Sanctuary Rising: The Arts Commission Galleries screens the documentary by local filmmaker Theo Rigby about how San Francisco became a Sanctuary City in the 1980s, along with a panel featuring founders of the Sanctuary City movement,i ncluding former Mayor Art Agnos. [6 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Martha Taylor: The historian and minister speaks on “Black Church Beginnings in the San Francisco Bay Area,” presented by the San Francisco History Association. [7 p.m., Newman Hall, Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F.]

Pete International Airport: The band is the brainchild of Peter G. Holmström; its name is borrowed from a song title by his other band, The Dandy Warhols. [9 p.m., Elbo Room, 647 Valencia St., S.F.]

CalendarCherry Blossom FestivalDaughters of the ForestJudah FriedlanderSan Francisco Girls ChorusSan Jose Museum of Quilts & TextilesSloanSnoop Dogg & Wiz KhalifaSymphony For Our WorldTyler ChildersWindhand

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