The San Francisco Dungeon, a daily attraction at Fisherman’s Wharf, brings the Barbary Coast era back to life. (Courtesy photo)

The San Francisco Dungeon, a daily attraction at Fisherman’s Wharf, brings the Barbary Coast era back to life. (Courtesy photo)

Jan. 3-4: San Francisco Dungeon, Frankie Quinones, Judy Juanita, Country Junction, Resonance Jazz Ensemble, She Loves Me, Viewpoints

TUESDAY, JAN. 3

The San Francisco Dungeon
: The first attraction of its kind in North America brings to life the stories of the Barbary Coast with a full theatrical cast, special effects, gripping storytelling and 360-degree set. [Hourly, noon to 7 p.m., 145 Jefferson St., S.F.]

Frankie Quinones: The comedian’s repertoire of characters ranges from a hippie woman named Sun Diamond, to Juanita Carmelita, a spicy Latina diva on a budget, to Creeper, a Cholo who has changed his life in a positive direction. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Judy Juanita: The East Bay born-and-bred author of “Virgin Soul” discusses her latest work, “De Facto Feminism: Essays Straight Outta Oakland,” as part of the library’s “We Love Diverse Books” program. [6 p.m., S.F. Public Library, African American Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Country Junction: The new, every first Tuesday showcase of classic country, outlaw country, alt-country, country swing (and a bit of bluegrass) features the Ozark Hillbilly…aka DJ Shelby Ash. [9 p.m., St. Mary’s Pub, 3845 Mission St., S.F.]

She Loves Me: SF Playhouse is staging the charming Jerry Bock-Sheldon Harnick musical — with the same story as “You’ve Got Mail” and “The Little Shop Around the Corner” — to ring in the new year. [7 p.m., 450 Post St., S.F.]

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
: Berkeley Repertory and Kneehigh present the tender World War II-set coming-of-age tale, complete with swingin’ live music, puppetry and sorcery. [8 p.m., Roda Theatre, 2015 Addison St., Berkeley]

Avenue Q: New Conservatory Theatre Center serves up the timeless, hilarious (and sometimes profane) puppet-filled story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves onto Avenue Q. [8 p.m., Decker Theatre, lower level, 25 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Resonance Jazz Ensemble: Led by pianist-composer Stephen McQuarry, the “classical jazz revolutionaries” — on cello, bass, drums, sax, viola, violin, flutes and piano — play acoustic sets. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West., Oakland]


WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4

Viewpoints: The group exhibition of abstract artworks featuring established masters and emerging artists — including Romare Bearden, McArthur Binion, Tony Lewis, Lavar Munroe, Blessing Ngobeni, Johnathan Payne, Cullen Washington, Aubrey Williams and Nate Young — has been extended, and is on view through Jan. 28. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jenkins Johnson Gallery, 464 Sutter St., S.F.]

100 Days Action: Organizers of the “counter narrative to President-elect Trump’s one hundred day plan — a calendar of activism and artistic strategy” and “a call to thinkers, artists, and writers to propose gestures that can be carried out either at home or in the world” — host an information session. [7 p.m., Royal Nonesuch Gallery 4231 Telegraph Ave. Oakland]

Adam Gazzaley: The head of the Neuroscience Imaging Center at UCSF’s Memory and Aging Center, speaking on why human brains aren’t built for multitasking (and suggesting better ways to live in a high-tech world without giving up our modern technology) is the guest on “In Deep with Angie Coiro.” [Noon, Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Michael Coates: The editor and publisher at Clean Fleet Report discusses “Who’s Driving Who? Silicon Valley, Government, and the Industry Navigate Cars and Trucks in the 21st Century” to launch the San Jose Museum of Art’s 2017 Lunchtime Lecture series. [Noon, 110 South Market St., San Jose]

Kyle Morton: The lead singer of Portland’s indie orchestra Typhoon releases his debut solo album “What Will Destroy You.” [8 p.m., Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Starlight: The exhibition of photographic works by scott b. davis, which explores “the perceptual experience of light and space in the Sonoran desert of California” opens, with an artist’s reception slated for 6 p.m. Friday. [Noon to 6 p.m., EUQINOMprojects, 1599 Tennessee St., S.F.]

Comedy Allstars: Ray Molina hosts the evening of standup comics, including Red Scott, Ben Feldman, Joe Nguyen, Natasha Muse and Reggie Steele. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Junius Courtney Big Band: Jazz vocalist Denise Perrier joins the swing band led by drummer Nat Courtney, son of late bandleader-trumpet player Junius Courtney, for a concert called “New Year’s State of Mind.” [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West Oakland] CalendarCountry JunctionFrankie QuinonesJudy JuanitaResonance Jazz EnsembleSan Francisco DungeonShe Loves MeViewpoints

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