From left, Rodney Earl Jackson Jr. and Alex Akin appear in the San Francisco Arts Education Project and San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company’s “Ragtime,” a benefit performance at the Nourse Theater. (Courtesy David Mejia)

July 23-24: Ragtime, Third Eye Blind, SF Symphony, Los Angeles Azules, SF Marathon, SF Art Book Fair, Taste of Broadway, Armor of Light, Midsummer Mozart


Ragtime: San Francisco Arts Education Project and the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company join forces to present the powerful, Tony Award-winning musical about American families based on the novel by E.L. Doctorow. [5 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.].

Third Eye Blind: Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the San Francisco band is playing its debut, self-titled album in its entirety — for the first and last time on its Summer Gods Tour; Silversun Pickups open. [6:30 p.m., Greek Theatre, 2001 Gayley Road, Berkeley]

San Francisco Symphony: The orchestra’s third annual free outdoor waterfront concert, led by Edwin Outwater, includes music by Bernstein, Copland, Debussy, Dvorak and Holst. [Noon, Pier 27, The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Los Ángeles Azules: The free Stern Grove show features the group playing Mexican romantic tropical Cumbia music, joined by Latin American singer-songwriters Jay de la Cueva (vocalist for the band Moderatto) and Ximena Sariñana on MexAm Festival bill with Ensambles Ballet Folklórico de San Francisco. [2 p.m., 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, S.F.]

San Francisco Marathon: Spectators are invited to cheer runners on at any station along the 26.2 mile route. [5:30 a.m., start at Mission Street and The Embarcadero; finish line at Folsom Street and The Embarcadero, S.F.]

The 2017 SF Art Book Fair: The free festival of artists’ publications offers books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines and printed ephemera presented by dozens of independent publishers, antiquarian dealers and enthusiasts. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1275 Minnesota St., S.F.]

Taste of Broadway: The family-friendly gala, a benefit for Broadway by the Bay, includes hors d’oeuvres and desserts from top local eateries, cocktails, live and silent auctions, entertainment from BBBay performers and a concert by the Jack Mosbacher Band. [5 to 9 p.m., Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City]

The Armor of Light: The 2015 movie about a prominent evangelical leader who re-evaluates his thinking about Christian gun culture during encounters with the mother of a slain teenager screens during the church’s Summer Social Justice Film Festival. [3:30 p.m., Grace Cathedral, 1110 California St., S.F.]

Art Sale and Benefit
: Marin artists host a benefit art sale for DrawBridge, an arts program for Bay Area homeless kids. [1 to 5 p.m., Trouvé Gallery Garden, 51 Bolinas Road, Fairfax]


Midsummer Mozart
: The concert features violinist Robin Hansen and violist Elizabeth Prior in Sinfonie Concertante in E flat for Violin, Viola and Orchestra as well as Divertimento No. 11 in D and Symphony No. 29. [7:30 p.m., Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California St., S.F.]

An Inconvenient Sequel-Truth to Power: Former Vice President Al Gore appears at a sold-out screening of the new film, a follow up to “An Inconvenient Truth,” which brought the issue of climate change into the public forum. [Noon, Marines Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

The River Ran Red
: LaborFest presents a free screening of a movie described as a “ripping account of the summer of 1892, in which a bitter conflict erupted at the Carnegie Works in Homestead, Penn., when the nation’s largest steel maker took on its most militant labor union, with devastating consequences for American workers.” [6 p.m., Plumbers Hall, second floor, 1621 Market St., S.F.]

Wine and Seafood Pairing: The Slow Food Summer Series presents a meet-and greet-with producers of Falanghina del Sannio and Bay Area chefs offering small bites featuring local seafood. [2:30 to 7 p.m., Gran Caffe’ Rulli, Union Square, 333 Stockton St., S.F.]

Introducción a Programación-HTML & CSS En Español: The General Assembly offers a free two-hour Introduction to Coding workshop in Spanish. [6:30 p.m.,General Assembly, 225 Bush St., east entrance, fifth floor, S.F.]

Depth Charge End All Mondays: The English Language (from Portland, on K Records) headlines the rock show, Sexstar and Fast Eddy from Denver open. [9 p.m., El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

Sing-Along to Mozart and Fauré: Schola Cantorum invites singers to join in as Shulamit Hoffmann conducts Mozart’s “Requiem” and Fauré’s “Requiem” in its Summer Sings program; scores are provided. [7:30 p.m., Los Altos United Methodist Church, 655 Magdalena Ave., Los Altos]

James Daniel: The author reads from “Holy Roller Disco (Growing Up Gay in the Seventies),” his novel about a boy’s internal battle between his coming-of-age libido and his prohibitive religious beliefs. [7 p.m., Dog Eared Books, 489 Castro St., S.F.]

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