The Harlem Globetrotters are in town, playing four games at Oracle Arena on Jan. 13 and Jan. 20 and three games at SAP Center on Jan. 14, Jan. 19 and Jan. 21. (Courtesy photo)

Jan. 12-13: Configurations at Reclaimed Room, FOG Design + Art, Untitled, East Cut Art Fair, Sara Friedlander, Lifer, La Gente, Victor Wooten, Harlem Globetrotters


Configurations-Three Artists Assemble Themselves: The show of puppets, sculpture, jewelry and furniture crafted from 100 percent salvaged material by Francesca Borgatta, Charles Foss and Miles Epstein opens with a reception. [5 to 7 p.m., Reclaimed Room, Building REsources, 701 Amador St., S.F.]

FOG Design+Art: The fifth annual show and sale includes offerings from 45 top international galleries, prominent 20th-century and contemporary design dealers and panel discussions. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Untitled: The second edition of the fine art, design and architecture fair offers contributions from 51 leading exhibitors from 11 countries and 21 cities, and collaborations with Bay Area institutions and nonprofits. [Noon to 8 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

East Cut Art Fair: The show and sale of contemporary art includes offerings from Chandra Cerrito Contemporary, George Lawson Gallery, Seager Gray Gallery, and SLATE Contemporary. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 160 Spear St. (entrance on Main Street), S.F.]

Sara Friedlander: The artist opens “American Women: Birds of im/Migration,” a show of her mixed media works (photography, vintage photos, paint) that portray the immigrant experience, with a reception. [7 to 9 p.m., Sanchez Art Center, 1220-B Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica]

Lifer: Lower Bottom Playaz present the play by Ayodele Nzinga, which is based on the “true life account of events that occurred during Glenn Bailey’s 52 years of incarceration in the California penal system.” [8 p.m., Flight Deck, 1540 Broadway, Oakland]

The Sound of Music-The Sing-Along Sensation!: 3Below Theaters & Lounge, formerly Camera 3, opens with fun, interactive screenings of famous movie musical including pre-show festivities led by a “quirky and witty emcee.” [7 p.m. 3Below Theaters, 288 S. Second St., San Jose]

La Gente: The San Francisco-based international group led by singer-songwriter Rafael Bustamante Sarria plays a blend of world, cumbia, reggae, hip-hop and salsa, making for a high energy dance party. [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Victor Wooten: The Grammy-winning bass player, producer, composer, author and educator,and founding member of Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, recently released his 10th solo album “Trypnotyx.” [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]


Harlem Globetrotters: The theatrical basketball team, which has been hanging out with the Golden State Warriors, opens a two-weekend run in the Bay Area, with shows at San Jose’s SAP Center on Jan. 14, Jan. 19 and Jan. 21 as well. [2 and 7 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

Big League Laffs: Standup comics Bob Sarlatte, Jim Edwards, Aundre the Wonder Woman and Dan St. Paul are on the bill. [8:30 p.m., Angelica’s, 863 Main St., Redwood City]

My Stroke of Luck: In her one-woman show, Bay Area doctor Diane Barnes recounts her experience of having a stroke, her path to recovery — and more. [5 p.m., Marsh, 1062 Valencia St., S.F.]

Root Division Anniversary Exhibition: The commercial gallery and community art center celebrates 15 years with a group show featuring work by 15 artists opening with a celebration and reception. [7 to 10 p.m., 1131 Mission St., S.F.]

Shawl-Anderson Dance Center Winter Salon: The annual evening of modern dance includes works by East Bay choreographers Hayley Bowman, Julie Crothers, Ann DiFruscia, Carol Kueffer, Alivia Schaffer and Chingchi Yu. [6 and 8 p.m., 2704 Alcatraz Ave., Berkeley]

Albany Consort: In “Micro Orchestra Repaints the Past,” the early music ensemble — half strings and half wind, a “baroque orchestra in miniature” — performs harpsichordist Jonathan Salzedo’s arrangements of works by Bach, Vivaldi and Monteverdi for six musicians. [8 p.m., Congregation Etz Chayim, 4161 Alma St., Palo Alto]

Analysis: The installation and show of new work by Hush, a London-based muralist and street painter, opens with a reception and ticketed after party with a DJ set from QBert. [6 to 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. to 12 a.m., Heron Arts, 7 Heron St., S.F.]

Appreciating Diversity Film Series: “The House We Live In,” which exposes how government policies adversely affect minorities, and ”The Arc of Justice,” about activists who purchased land in Georgia to create a new community and greater power for African Americans, screen. [3 p.m., New Parkway, 474 24th St., Oakland]

Somewhere Between Here and There: An exhibit by Vanessa Woods showcasing new collages created from the archive of 1940s-60s paper ephemera and objects she recently inherited from her deceased mentor, photographer Ken Graves, opens with a reception. [4 to 6 p.m., Jack Fischer Gallery, 311 Potrero Ave., S.F.]

Ozomatli: The nearly 20-year-old multi-cultural, multi-generational fusion band plays twice: an afternoon concert for families celebrating the album “Ozokidz” and the single “Moose on the Loose,” and an evening gig with Banda La Maravillosa. [3 and 9 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

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