Jan. 27-29: Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show, Music of Remembrance, Ives Collective, Leonidas Kavakos, Milk Carton Kids Sad Songs Comedy Hour, MadeinTYO, Sexy Circus Cabaret, Kyle Carey, EllaHarp, Terry Gamble


2019 Golden Gate Kennel Club Dog Show: Dating back 100 years, the West’s Coast’s premier “benched” event — in which breeds are grouped together — showcases more than 175 breeds as well as hosts trials and a fashion show. [8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Cow Palace, 2600 Geneva Ave., Daly City]

Music of Remembrance Ensemble: The Seattle group’s concert “Banned, Exiled, Murdered!” offers music by composers whose lives and music were targeted by Nazis. [7 p.m., Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame]

Ives Collective: The program showcases violinist Kay Stern and pianist Elizabeth Schumann playing the premiere of Kamyar Mohajer’s Fugue for String Trio in a program also with music by Bach and Schumann. [4 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Leonidas Kavakos: The Greek violinist, accompanied by pianist Enrico Pace, plays a recital of works by Bartok, Beethoven, Enescu and Prokofiev. [7:30 p.m. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Gay Sunrise: Editor James Mitchell and contributors Bruce Boone and Bob Glück celebrate the release of the collection, subtitled “Writing Gay Liberation in San Francisco 1968-1972,” first published by the Hoddypoll Press, a San Francisco press “cheerfully agitating for gay liberation” before Stonewall. [5 p.m., Dog Eared Books, 489 Castro St., S.F.]

The Milk Carton Kids Sad Songs Comedy Hour: The indie folk pop band hosts an old-fashioned variety show — with comedians Aparna Nancherla and Andy Kindler and musician Gaby Moreno — to close out 2019’s SF Sketchfest. [7:30 p.m., Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

Bobby Joe Valentine: The singer-songwriter and San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus ensembles The Lollipop Guild and Homophonics appear in concert to benefit Campfire Relief Fund and music programs of Paradise High School. [5 p.m., 170 Valencia St., S.F.]

Juan Wauters: The singer-songwriter, originally from Uruguay, has new album “La Onda de Juan Pablo” sung in Spanish and inspired by journeys he made throughout South and Central America over the past few years. [8 p.m., Cafe Du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

People, Paper, Power-Building Community Through The Tenderloin Times: A reception opens the exhibit of pages from the neighborhood newspaper, which from 1977-1994 told stories of area residents including seniors, sex workers, parolees, recovering addicts, people experiencing homelessness and newly arrived war refugees. [4 p.m., Katz Snyder Gallery, 3200 California St., S.F.]

White Elephant Preview Sale: The $20 ticketed proceedings allow buyers looking for bargains to get a jump on the March 2-3 benefit for the Oakland Museum, the 60th annual event known as Northern California’s “biggest and best rummage sale.” [10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Warehouse, 333 Lancaster St., Oakland}

Dashon Burton: San Francisco Performances closes a festival dedicated to political observations with the bass baritone, who sings a program of civil rights anthems of protest called “Songs of Struggle and Redemption.” [5 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]


MadeinTYO: The rapper, who grew up on naval bases before going to high school in Japan, has the platinum hit “Skateboard P.” [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Sexy Circus Cabaret: The Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation presents the benefit, for ages 21 and older and “not for the faint of heart,” featuring theater and circus artists from “Kinky Boots,” The Seven Fingers and L’Ecole Nationale Du Cirque and others. [7:30 p.m., Great Northern Nightclub, 119 Utah St., S.F.]

David Watson & John Krausbauer: The experimental musicians appear on a bill with clarinetist Matt Ingalls, whose “composerly solo improvisations explore extended clarinet techniques that interact with the acoustic space.” [8 p.m., Lab, 2948 16th St., S.F.]

World Harmony Chorus: The group, which performs traditional vocal music from Africa, Europe and Latin America, gives a free concert. [7:30 p.m., Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View]

A Silent Voice: A subtitled version of Japanese director Naoko Yamada’s animated masterpiece about the connection between a deaf schoolgirl and the boy who bullied her, screens, presented by Fathom Events. [7 p.m., Century 9 SF Centre, 845 Market St., S.F.]

Kyle Carey appears in an evening of “Gaelic Americana” and blues/pop harp with EllaHarp at Lost Church on Tuesday. (Courtesy photo)


Kyle Carey: The New England-based musician, who plays a fusion of Celtic and Appalachian/Americana she calls “Gaelic Americana,” plays on a bill with Bay Area blues-pop harpist EllaHarp. [8 p.m., Lost Church, 65 Capp St., S.F.]

Terry Gamble: The San Francisco novelist speaks about “The Eulogist,” her book set in Ohio before the Civil War that “illuminates the immigrant experience, injustice of slavery and the debts human beings owe each other, witnessed through the endeavors of an Irish-American family.” [7 p.m., Bookshop West Portal, 80 West Portal Ave., S.F.])

Inon Barnatan, Calidore String Quartet: San Francisco Performances presents the pianist and ensemble in an all Bach program, playing selections from “The Art of the Fugue.” [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Mark Brecke: The filmmaker screens his documentary “The Lost Reel,” a “tour of war-torn Mogadishu in search of a film that may or may not exist, but that represents for him the past glory of Somalia’s film industry” in a presentation from Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema. [7 p.m., Bernal Branch Library, 500 Cortland Ave., S.F.]

San Francisco History Association talk: Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project founder Evelyn Rose speaks on “Raise Your Gladsome Voices! America’s First Suffrage March & the Glen Park Women Behind It.” [7:30 p.m., Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F.]

Douglas Rushkoff: The media theorist, writer, columnist, lecturer, graphic novelist and filmmaker discusses his book “Team Human,” which “exposes how forces for human connection have turned into ones of isolation and repression.” [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

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