July 24-25: Alexander Sitkovetsky, SFMOMA Free Family Day, S.F. Art Book Fair, S.F. Symphony Free Concert, Taylor Hill

Virtuoso Alexander Sitkovetsky appears in a concert titled “The Russian Violin” at Music@Menlo. (Courtesy photo)

Virtuoso Alexander Sitkovetsky appears in a concert titled “The Russian Violin” at Music@Menlo. (Courtesy photo)


The Russian Violin: Music@Menlo presents violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky and pianist Wu Qian in a concert of works by Cesar Cui, Leonid Desyatnikov, Igor Stravinksy and Sergei Prokofiev. [6 p.m., Center for Performing Arts at Menlo-Atherton, 555 Middlefield Road, Atherton]

SFMOMA Free Family Day: The newly renovated building’s first event of the type features the participatory artwork “A Paradise Choir” — an exploration of sound and architecture created by Chris Kallmyer — and no admission for up to two adults accompanying each visitor aged 18 and under. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., SFMOMA, 151 Third St., S.F.]

S.F. Art Book Fair: Artists’ books, catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera and more are presented by independent publishers, antiquarian dealers, artists, collectors and enthusiasts at the inaugural event. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 1275 Minnesota St., S.F.]

S.F. Symphony Free Community Concert: The outdoor performance led by Edwin Outwater features Shostakovich’s “Festive Overture,” Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 with pianist Makoto Ozone. [Noon, Pier 27 on The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Planet of the Apes: The classic 1968 sci-fi film with Charlton Heston and Roddy McDowall about an astronaut who finds himself on a distant planet ruled by apes returns to the big screen. [2 and 7 p.m., Century 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Taylor Hill: The model, a Victoria’s Secret Angel, launches the “Easy” Collection of bras at the Union Square store. [10 a.m., Victoria’s Secret, 335 Powell St., S.F.]

Zigaboo Modeliste: The founding drummer of The Meters and his band, the New Aahkesstra, play an all-ages, afternoon show called “Funkify Your Kids.” [2 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Oakland, I want you to know: The newly opened exhibit, on view through Oct. 30, explores social, economic and demographic changes in West Oakland as seen through the eyes of the community, with contributions from artists, organizations and schoolchildren. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak St., Oakland]


Decorations: The Los Angeles band led by Devon Geyer, who describes his sound as “new wave without all the sadness,” opens for The Gloomies and Vists Kicks. [8 p.m., Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission St., S.F.]

Batman-The Killing Joke: The acclaimed graphic novel-turned-film reunites the foundation of “Batman: The Animated Series” with Bruce Timm returning as executive producer, and actors Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprising their roles as Batman and The Joker. [7:30 and 10 p.m., Metreon, 101 Fourth St., and AMC Van Ness, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

John Paul White: The musician, formerly of The Civil Wars, debuts songs from “Beulah,” his first solo collection in nearly a decade. [8 p.m., Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Harold and Maude: In a celebration of the anniversary of the beloved, lamented Red Vic, the Roxie screens director Hal Ashby’s San Francisco classic dark comedy starring the charming Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort. [7 p.m., 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Thomas J. Burgess: The entrepreneur, international public relations consultant and author talks about “From Here to Prosperity,” described as a “handbook for social movement and political revolution.” [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

LaborFest 2016: “Take It From The Workers Who Built Everything” features readings by Bob Mattacola and Harvey Schwartz about how the 1906 San Francisco earthquake brought tens of thousands of unionized building trades workers to The City to rebuild. [6:30 p.m., Plumbers’ Hall, 1621 Market St., S.F.]

Ultimate Painting: (((folkYEAH!))) presents the band started by James Hoare of Veronica Falls and Jack Cooper of Mazes, which plays songs with “a quiet guitar-driven feel reminiscent of the Velvet Underground or later-period Wire.” [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Doc’s Free Comedy Night: Oakland-based comic Samantha Gilweit, a single mom whose act is “personal, clever and fearless,” hosts the evening. [8 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

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