“Extraordinary Playscapes,” an interactive show of cool play spaces running through July 8 at the San Francisco Public Library, opens with a reception. (Courtesy Design Museum Foundation)

“Extraordinary Playscapes,” an interactive show of cool play spaces running through July 8 at the San Francisco Public Library, opens with a reception. (Courtesy Design Museum Foundation)

April 6-7: Extraordinary Playscapes, Town Hall Affair, Rachael O’Meara, Chairlift, Jax Jones, Delphi Trio


Extraordinary Playscapes: The interactive exhibit, curated by Design Museum Foundation and showcasing more than 40 pioneering play spaces from around the world, opens with a reception. [6 p.m., Main Library, Fisher Children’s Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

The Town Hall Affair: The experimental theater troupe Wooster Group opens a two-week run of its show documenting a rowdy 1971 debate on women’s liberation in New York, with participants including Diana Trilling and Germaine Greer. [7 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]

Rachael O’Meara: The Google sales executive discusses her practical motivational guide, “Pause: Harnessing the Life-Changing Power of Giving Yourself a Break.”[7 p.m., Books Inc., 2251 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Chairlift: The producer and multi-instrumentalist duo (Caroline Polachek and Patrick Wimberly) open a two-night stand. [9 p.m., Bimbo’s 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Trump’s First 100 Days: Harmeet Dhillon of the Republican National Committee, S.F. Supervisor Jane Kim, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, Hoover Institution scholar Kori Schake and moderator Brian Watt of KQED appear in the third installment of the current affairs panel. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Jax Jones
: The English DJ, record producer, singer, songwriter and remixer’s breakout hit is “You Don’t Know Me.” [10 p.m., 1015 Folsom, 1015 Folsom St., S.F.]

A Hundred Blocks: The Oakland-set film by Diaunte Thompson and Arthur Walls describes what happens when Jaleel, his friends and family become entangled with police and city leaders, each with their own fears, and ideas about what’s best for the community. [7:30 p.m., Grand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Ave., Oakland]

Desmond Tan: The San Francisco chef from Burma is promoting “Burma Superstar: Addictive Recipes from the Crossroads of Southeast Asia” at a $120 per person event with a seven-dish meal (including the delicious tea leaf salad) and a signed copy of the book. [6:30 p.m., Burma Love, 211 Valencia St., S.F.]


Delphi Trio: The centerpiece of the Bay Area-based ensemble’s concert is a commission by William Bolcom written for the group in 2014; a 7 p.m. talk precedes the performance. [8 p.m., McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts Building, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Library Laureates Benefit Gala: Guests of honor at the San Francisco Public Library fundraiser include author, publisher and library champion Peter Booth Wiley, poet-publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti and 30 more literary luminaries. [7 p.m., Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Oakland Noir
: Editor Jerry Thompson and contributing writers Harry Louis Williams II, Phil Canalin, Carolyn Alexander and Mahmud Rahman launch the local anthology. [12:30 p.m., Alexander Book Co., 50 Second St., S.F.]

New Bridges in a Divided America: Patrick M. Byrne, founder of Overstock.com, is among the panelists and authors appearing at the $60 per person seminar and luncheon addressing “post-election prospects for liberty.” [10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parc 55 Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin St., S.F.]

The Nasty Women Art Exhibition: All sales proceeds from the group show, “a demonstration of solidarity amongst artists who identify with being nasty women,” go to Planned Parenthood. [6 p.m., Omi Gallery, 2323 Broadway, Oakland]

Foxygen: The 1970s-inpired indie rock duo of Sam France and Jonathan Rado headline a sold-out show; Gabriella Cohen, an Australian artist, opens. [9 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Regina Spektor: The eclectic Soviet Union-born singer-songwriter-pianist is promoting her new album “Remember Us To Life.”[8 p.m., Greek Theatre, 2001 Gayley Road, Berkeley]

Brian Posehn: The comedian, who appeared on “The Sarah Silverman Show” from 2007-10, brings his standup act to town; Derek Sheen and Johnny Taylor open. [8 and 10:15 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 925 Columbus Ave., S.F.]
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