“Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream,” a show featuring classic Disney heroines, opens its 10-day Bay Area run in San Jose. (Courtesy Feld Media)

Feb. 20-21: Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream, Njomza, Daniel Romano, Ilker Arcayurek, Mike Krol, Panda Bear, Steve Grand, Gloria Steinem, OMB, Bobby Rush


Disney on Ice Presents Dare to Dream: Opening a five-day South Bay run before moving to the East Bay for five days, the ice extravaganza features characters from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” “Frozen,” “Tangled” and “Cinderella.” [7 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

Njomza: The Kosovan-American Chicagoan, who has co-written songs for Ariana Grande, is promoting her sophomore EP “Vacation.” [8:30 p.m., Café Du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Daniel Romano: The “shape-shifting” Canadian singer-songwriter playing a range from punk to pop to country and psych rock is touring to promote his eighth album “Finally Free.” [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Ilker Arcayurek: The young Turkish tenor performs Schubert’s “Winterreise” in his San Francisco recital debut. [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

The Page Poets Series: San Francisco civic leader and publisher Matt launches three poetry books with featured writers Tamsin Spencer Smith, Micah Ballard and Patrick James Dunagan. [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F]

Kenny James Speaker Series: In the free session on leadership and entrepreneurship, moderator James speaks with executives and strategists Antonio Brown, Terri Lomax and Nelson Zhao about what they’ve learned on their way to success; registration required at www.eventbrite.com. [5:30 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Serenity-Extraordinary: The annual group art show curated by Matt McKinley of works intended to inspire “relaxation, well-being and calm” opens with a reception. [5:30 p.m., UCSF Women’s Health Center, third through seventh floors, 2356 Sutter St., S.F.]

Tongues Untied: Director Marlon Riggs’ essay film, capturing the “revolutionary act” of black men loving black men, mixes poetry, music, performance and Riggs’ autobiographical revelations. [7 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Mike Krol: Paste called the Southern California musician’s new album “Power Chords” the “epitome of garage rock perfection.” [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Panda Bear: “Buoys” is the most recent recording by the electronic-experimental act of Noah Lennox, founding member of Animal Collective. [8:30 p.m., Regency, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Burlesque Extravaganza: The second annual event, a four-day affair with nearly 40 performers, opens with “Classy Classics,” a night of glitz and glam hosted by Magnoliah Black. [8 p.m., Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy St., S.F.]

Beyond Borders Storytelling-Obsessed Story Jam: Mike Sela, Scott Sanders, Jeff Hanson, Maureen Bogues, Abdul Kenyatta and Paula Junn share true tales of losing control in the show, co-presented by Hostelling International USA. [8 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Steve Grand: The indie singer-songwriter — a hit with the LGBTQ market known for the albums “not the end of me” and “All-American Boy” — opens a two-night stand of his solo show, “Up Close and Personal.” [7 p.m., Feinstein’s at the Nikko, 222 Mason St., feiS.F.]

Joyce DiDonato: The mezzo soprano’s eclectic recital mixes Italian Baroque arias with jazz ballads and favorites from the Great American Songbook. [8 p.m., Zellerbach Hall, near Bancroft Way and Dana Street, UC Berkeley campus]


Gloria Steinem: The writer and feminist speaks about an updated third edition of her book “More Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions.” [7 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

OMB: Brava’s Black Art Salon Series presents the funky, psychedelic, bluesy and melodic band headed by David Lofton, whose musical projects include John & Bone and Beautiful Cuba. [7 p.m., Brava Cabaret, 2773 24th St., S.F.]

Bobby Rush
: The 85-year-old Grammy winning R&B, soul, funk, soul and blues artist’s album “Porcupine Meat” won the Best Traditional Blues Album Grammy in 2017. [8 p.m., Sweetwater Music Hall, 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley]

Brendan Fernandes: The choreographer and artist presents “Inaction” with the New Ballet Studio Company, a site-specific performance addressing “the growing tension surrounding borders and bodies in the world at large.” [6 p.m., San José Museum of Art, 100 S. Market St., San Jose]

Safe Organized Spaces: Saint Francis Homelessness Challenge sponsors the information session for those interested in learning how San Francisco’s new building codes can help end The City’s homelessness crisis. [6 p.m., Manny’s, 3092 16th St., S.F.]

Garrick Ohlsson: San Francisco Performances presents the San Francisco pianist in the first of two all-Brahms concerts.
[7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Galatea-A New Rock Musical: An adaptation of Ovid’s myth about an obsessed sculptor whose statue comes to life created by Katie Tandy, Lauren Rosenfield and Geoff Cotter opens a four-performance run. [8 p.m., CounterPulse, 80 Turk St., S.F.]

Kyle Bruckmann: The versatile oboe player heads up a free master class, open to the public, presented by San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. [7:30 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Smuin Dance Series 01: Opening a four-day run, the contemporary ballet troupe’s 25th season offers dances by Trey McIntyre, Nicole Haskins, Ben Needham-Wood, Rex Wheeler and Michael Smuin. [7:30 p.m., Center for Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View]

The Grotesque Burlesque
: Dragon Theatre’s Circus Arts series hosts the drag-burlesque-circus-and-more show, direct from San Diego, with Anna Yanushkevich, a fringe-festival award-winning producer and aerialist. [8 p.m., 2120 Broadway, Redwood City]Bobby RushDaniel RomanoDisney on Ice Presents Dare to DreamGloria SteinemIlker ArcayurekMike KrolNjomzaOMBPanda BearSteve Grand

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