Feb. 25: Disney on Ice, “Sister Act” and more

Who’s in town

Chairman Jason Furman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers provides his national economic outlook for 2015. [6:30 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]


Fire and drought: Learn about the Rim Fire and the lessons the devastating blaze taught a drought-parched state. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Improving politics: Larry Kramer, president of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, explores the shortcomings of the American political system. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Doctors Without Borders information: Learn how Doctors Without Borders provides medical care around the world and how to volunteer with the organization. [7 p.m., Women’s Building, 3543 18th St., S.F.]

Literary events

Incarceration system: Hadar Aviram, professor at UC Hastings College of the Law, discusses changes in the prison system and her new book, “Cheap on Crime: Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation of American Punishment.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building Plaza, S.F.]

Sigmund and Anna: Science writer Rebecca Coffey puts a fictional twist on the story of Sigmund Freud’s daughter in “Hysterical: Anna Freud’s Story.” [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

Essay collection: Rikki Ducornet, who has written nine novels, is discussing her latest collection of essays, “The Deep Zoo.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

At the public library

S.F. on film: “Sister Act,” a Whoopi Goldberg comedy about a lounge singer posing as a nun, was filmed at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Noe Valley. [6:30 p.m., West Portal Branch, 190 Lenox Way, S.F.]

At the colleges

Art reception: A reception marks the opening of “Painting Expelled,” an exhibition of faculty and student work. [5 p.m., Campus Center Galleries, California College of the Arts, 1111 Eighth St., S.F.]

Black fraternities: Learn about black fraternities and sororities in a Black History Month presentation. [5 p.m., San Francisco City College South Eastern Campus, 1800 Oakdale Ave., S.F.]

Local activities

Stand-up comedy: Sebastian Maniscalco’s new Showtime comedy special, “What’s Wrong With People,” is a sarcastic take on modern behavior. [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Sexy film fest: The HUMP! Film Festival, featuring short films depicting the range of human sexuality and curated by “Savage Love” writer Dan Savage, opens its four-day run at the Roxie. [9:30 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.; sold out, tickets available for other showings at humptour.strangertickets.com]

Still together: The Ukrainian rock band Okean Elzy is marking 20 years together with a celebratory tour. [7:30 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Ice show: “Disney on Ice presents Let’s Celebrate” includes more than 50 characters, including “Lilo & Stitch.” [7:30 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

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