Activist Angela Davis is among the commentators in “13th,” an Oscar-nominated documentary about race inequality screening at San Francisco Public Library’s Excelsior branch. (Courtesy Netflix)

Feb. 27-28: 13th, Berkeley High Jazz Ensemble, Doc’s Free Comedy Night, Trumps First 100 Days, Waiting for Godot, You Betta Work Comedy, David Conte, Sunu


13th: The San Francisco Public Library screens Ava DuVernay’s Oscar-nominated documentary exploring the history of racial inequality in the U.S., focusing on the fact that the nation’s prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans. [3:30 p.m., Meeting Room, Excelsior Branch, 4400 Mission St., S.F.]

Berkeley High Jazz Ensemble: The award-winning band is known as an “incubator of talent and a citadel of swing.” [7 and 9 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Doc’s Free Comedy Night: The evening is hosted by Romanian-born Florentina Tanas, whose “captivating anecdotes about living in rural Romania will leave you wanting to call your mom and tell her, ‘Thank you for giving us running water.’” [7 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Trump’s First 100 Days-Part One: News and political analysts including KQED’s Scott Shafer discuss the president’s 100-day action plan’s impact on domestic and foreign affairs, health care, education, environment, immigration, economic and trade policies. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club , 555 Post St., S.F.]

Waiting for Godot: Ubuntu Theater Project closes its run of one of Western theater’s masterpieces in which playwright Samuel Beckett captured the existential crisis felt across the globe post-World War II in the allegory of two bedraggled companions forever waiting for a stranger. [8 p.m., Brooklyn Preserve, 1433 12th Ave., Oakland]

You Betta Work Comedy ¡Fiesta!: The evening, presented by Jesús U. BettaWork and Dragon Theatre’s Monday Night Play Space, features a diverse lineup of Bay Area comedians. [7:30 p.m., 2120 Broadway, Redwood City]

David Conte: The S.F Conservatory of Music Faculty Concert Series hosts the chair of the composition department in a free concert of his works conducted by Eric Dudley and featuring performances by his colleagues and students. [7:30 p.m., Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Stillness in Motion-Cloud Cities: The installation by Tomás Saraceno offers a model for utopian cities of the future, conjuring a time when humans stop having a negative impact on the planet’s fossil-fuel resources. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., S.F. Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third St., S.F.]


Sunú: The acclaimed documentary by Teresa Camou about how corn is being threatened by the introduction of genetically modified seeds in Mexico screens, followed by a talk by the filmmaker. [6 p.m., Mexican Museum, Building D, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Rough Readings Series: The Playwrights Foundation presentation focusing on early drafts of new works introduces Iranian American writer Novid Parsi’s ”Our Mother’s Meal, which deals with the question: “What’s an Iranian mom in East Texas to do?” [2 p.m., Custom Made Theatre, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]

Rolando Giambelli: The photographer, musician and judge at the 2016 edition of the famed San Remo Festival shares musical pieces and behind-the-scenes stories from the event in a talk presented by the Leonardo Da Vinci Society and the Italian Cultural Institute. [6:30 p.m., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Zigaboo Modeliste: The drummer and foundering member of the Meters closes his tour with a Mardi Gras celebration featuring the New Aahkesstra, New Orleans-inspired menu, brass bands and DJ Harry Duncan. [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Discover @ DOSA: The Indian restaurant launches a series showcasing local artists and special menus with an appearance by classical Indian musician Gautam Ganeshan. [6 and 8 p.m., DOSA on Fillmore: 1700 Fillmore St., S.F.]

Humanity AI: The conference is for designers, animators, engineers, researchers and product creators who are “keeping humanity at the forefront of artificial intelligence advancements.” [9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Bespoke, Westfield Centre, 875 Market St,, S.F.]

Jens Lekman: The Swedish “songwriter, adventurer and retired bingo hall employee” who “re-purposes great, lost pop hooks of past and present” opens a two-night engagement. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Abeer Hoque: The Bangladeshi-American writer and photographer speaks about her memoir “Olive Witch” in conversation with Mahmud Rahman, followed by book signing. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

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