Grammy-winning rapper T-Pain headlines the Regency Ballroom. (Courtesy photo)

Grammy-winning rapper T-Pain headlines the Regency Ballroom. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day April 3-4, 2019

T-Pain, Life and Times of Stiv Bator, Presumed Guilty, Billy Ocean, Lynn Breedlove, Adiós Mamá Carlota, Evan James, Third Coast Percussion, Jungle, Boogie wit da Hoodie, Jim Norton, Amy Foley’s Bellwether Dance Project


T-Pain: The Grammy-winning rapper’s 2019 release, his sixth studio album, is “1UP.” [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Stiv-The Life and Times of Stiv Bator: The documentary tells the story of the dynamic frontman of Ohio’s The Dead Boys and one of the architects of the first wave of punk rock in America. [7:30 p.m., Balboa Theatre, 3630 Balboa St., S.F.]

Presumed Guilty: The 2002 documentary chronicling “trench warfare in jails, holding cells, courtrooms, law offices and the police stations of San Francisco” screens to benefit the Jeff Adachi Legacy Fund. [6:30 p.m. Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

The Art of Health Symposium: In honor of the new Blue Shield of California Theater at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the event offers performances by Dohee Lee, AXIS Dance Company and a talk by music therapist Matthew Logan on the benefits of incorporating art into healthcare. [10 a.m., YBCA, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

Billy Ocean: The soulful British singer born in Trinidad is known for 1980s hits from “Caribbean Queen” to “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car.” [8 p.m., Heritage Theatre, 1 W. Campbell Ave., Campbell]

Lynn Breedlove: The Bay Area artist and LGBTQ activist releases “45 Thought Crimes,” a book started right after the 2016 election, at “the dawn of the coup.” [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave, S.F.]

Adiós Mamá Carlota: Luis Valdez’s 19th century-set premiere about the Archduke of Austria and his consort as they disingenuously ascend the throne as Emperor and Empress of Mexico, “shielded by the subterfuge” of Louis Napoleon III, opens with a preview. [7:30 p.m., San Jose Stage Company, 490 South First St., San Jose]

Evan James: The former San Francisco resident is in town promoting his debut novel “Cheer Up, Mister Widdicombe,” a comedy of manners about a family summer on Puget Sound “conjuring a Wes Anderson meets John Updike vibe.” [7:30 p.m., Bindery, 1727 Haight St., S.F.]

Third Coast Percussion: San Francisco Performances presents the artist-run quartet of classically-trained percussionists from Chicago known for interactive performances, playing the local premiere Philip Glass’ “Perpetulum.” [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 410 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

2019 Schwabacher Recital Series: San Francisco Opera Center and Merola Opera Program present soprano Mary Evelyn Hangley, tenor Christopher Oglesby and pianist Mark Morash performing music by Schubert, Britten, Fauré and others. [7:30 p.m., Taube Atrium Theater, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

In Old Age: The Mfoniso Udofia drama — the fifth installment of a nine-part saga telling multi-generational stories of a family of Nigerian immigrants and their American-born children — opens a three-week run. [8 p.m., Magic Theatre, Building D, Fort Mason, 2 Marina Blvd., S.F.]

Capturing The Impossible: In the National Geographic Live presentation, extreme filmmaker Bryan Smith speaks about his adventures in Papua New Guinea, Niagara Falls, South Pacific’s deepest canyons and North America’s tallest mountains. [7:30 p.m., Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose]

Dana Frank: KPFA presents the scholar and historian talking about her book “The Long Honduran Night in the Aftermath of the Coup,” described by Kirkus as “a damning indictment of corruption, human rights violations, and failed U.S. policy in Honduras.” [7:30 p.m., St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley]


The Jungle: The West Coast premiere of the show by Joe Robertson and Joe Murphy about life in a refugee camp in Calais, France in 2015-16 opens a six-week engagement. [7 p.m., Curran, 445 Geary St., S.F.]

Books and Brews: Friends of the San Francisco Public Library supply thousands of books in many categories to explore or buy (to benefit the library) while guests can taste among 19 handcrafted beers. [5 to 8 p.m., Anchor Public Taps, 495 De Haro St., S.F.[

Boogie wit da Hoodie: The 23-year-old rapper from the Bronx headlines the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.

Jim Norton: The best-selling author, radio host and comic, whose most recent show “Mouthful of Shame” is on Netflix, kicks off a three-day engagement. [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Amy Foley’s Bellwether Dance Project: In its three-performance inaugural season, the troupe offers “Let Slip the Witches,” feminist choreographer Foley’s work “exploring the equating of strong women with witches.” [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

CounterPulse Edge Residency: The two-part performance program includes “/soft/c/,” by Stephanie Hewett, who “embraces the multidimensionality of pleasure,” and Kim Ip/Krimm’s Dance Party, a “story of two womxns’ sexual awakening through investigating Asian womxn ancestry in America.” [8 p.m., CounterPulse, 80 Turk St., S.F.]

We Were Always Here-Japanese-American Post-War Pioneers of Art: The show, running through July and including boundary-pushing paintings, sculptures and works on paper by artists including Yayoi Kusama, Ruth Asawa, Arakawa and Masami Teraok, opens with a reception. [5 to 7 p.m., Heather James Fine Art, 49 Geary St., S.F.]

Neon Family-A Tribute by Roxy Rose: The exhibit of neon works, which honors the artist’s four-generation family business, Alert-Lite Neon, opens with a reception. [6 to 9 p.m., Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St., S.F.]

Portland Cello Project: The genre-bending cello collective plays Radiohead’s “OK Computer” in its entirety. [7 p.m., Kanbar Hall, Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Tiger! Tiger!: The outfit from Atlanta headlines an evening of garage rock with The Outta Sorts, The IFIC and DJ Sid Presley. [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Alchemy-Fire and Gold: The show of mixed-media works (with gold leaf and stainless steel metal mesh) by Mirang Wonne begins with a reception. [6 to 8 p.m., ArtHaus, 228 Townsend St., S.F.]

Joe Goode Performance Group: ”The Resilience Project,” an experimental dance performance combining text from interviews with veterans with original songs and choreography, explores “the human capacity for resilience in the aftermath of trauma.” [6 p.m. Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.]

Kaleidoscope Eyes: The exhibit combining mirrored mosaics by Monir Farmanfarmaian and interactive digital installations by Camille Utterback opens. [5:30 p.m., Haines Gallery, 49 Geary St., Suite 540, S.F.]


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