Tobin Del Cuore appears in SFDanceworks’ second season programming, running today through Saturday at ODC Theater. (Courtesy Andrew Weeks)

June 22-23: SFDanceworks, Spirit of the Arts mural party, Mel Goodman, Joe Goode Performance Group, Korn, Imaginary Tricks, Jenny Lind Concert, Grant Jarrett, Porchlight Back in the Day


SFDanceworks: The company founded by San Francisco Ballet soloist James Sofranko presents a program with the premiere of British choreographer Christopher Bruce’s “Shadows,” a commissioned work by James Graham, and dances by Alejandro Cerrudo, José Limón, Danielle Rowe and Penny Saunders. [8 p.m., OCD Theater, 17th St., S.F.]

Spirit of the Arts mural dedication: Artists and community members host a ceremony and party to celebrate the newly restored 1982 work by Carlos Loarca, Betsie Miller-Kusz and Manuel Villamor inspired by Incan, Mayan and Aztec symbolism. [5 p.m., Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Mel Goodman: The Russia expert and former CIA analyst’s book “Whistlerblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Account of the Politics of Intelligence” exposes political corruption at the organization, and what the author did to try to stop it. [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Joe Goode Performance Group: The dance-theater artist’s 30th anniversary home season show includes the premiere of “Nobody Lives Here Now,” a “poetic fable that mines questions of identity, aging and disappearance as part of the fragile human condition” with music by the Thalea String Quartet. [8 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Imaginary Tricks: The indie rock band from Queens, N.Y., the project of multi-instrumentalist Mike Visser, plays a concert with openers Bear Call and headliners Killer Whale. [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Korn: The metal band from Bakersfield is on its “Serenity of Suffering” tour, headlining a bill with Stone Sour, Baby Metal, Yelawolf and Islander. [5:30 p.m., Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View]

Jenny Lind Concert: The annual free presentation showcasing extraordinary young sopranos from Sweden features Ylva Stenberg, accompanied by pianist Allan Timofeitchik. [12:30 p.m., Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission, between Third and Fourth streets, S.F.]

Grant Jarrett: The writer, self-described on his website as a “free range author, avid cyclist and reasonably competent flosser,” speaks about his new novel “The Half-Life of Remorse.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 2251 Chestnut St., S.F.]


Porchlight’s Back in the Day: The storytelling series’ 15th anniversary “showtacular” includes appearances by Muni Diaries founder Eugenia Chien, lawyer- activist-artist Matt Gonzalez, writer-bartender Ginger Murray, bookbinder Dominic Riley, writer Carvell Wallace and critic Cintra Wilson. [8 p.m., Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St., S.F.]

S.F. Symphony Music for a Modern Age: The concert, accompanied by dancers and visuals, includes the West Coast premiere of Michael Tilson Thomas’ song cycle “Four Preludes on Playthings of the Wind, George Antheil’s “A Jazz Symphony,” Charles Ives’ “From the Steeples and the Mountains” and selections from Lou Harrison’s Suite for Violin with American Gamelan. [7:30 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

BAVA Summer Concert & Open House: Bay Area Vocal Academy artists ages 13-17 perform art songs and solos from opera and musical theater in the free show, which includes a reception and information about the training program. [5 p.m., Kanbar Performing Arts Center, 44 Page St., S.F.]

SFCR Summer of Love Celebration: The San Francisco Community Radio party features DJs Brother Bruno and Carolyn, guest speakers Tom Ammiano and Malia Cohen, go-go dancers, a psychedelic visual display and music by Los Gardeners. [7 to 10 p.m., St. Gregory’s of Nyssa, 500 De Haro St., S.F.]

Winters Guitarfest: The inaugural two-day event in Yolo County offers demonstrations by luthiers (builders of artistically crafted guitars and other stringed acoustic instruments), workshops and performances by Stevie Coyle and Teja Gerken, and a street fair with food and wine. [10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Main Street and surroundings, Winters]

Tengger Cavalry: The headlining folk metal group’s new album “Die On My Ride” expands on its “exotic metal-meets-Mongolian/Central Asian musical influence and lyrical explorations of history and warfare by delving into themes of racial discrimination, identity conflicts and equal rights.” [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Air: The French band’s light but dense electro-acoustic pop of the mid-1990s influenced several generations and “left its mark on the sound of its time.” [8 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.

Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’: The great blues musicians, with a full band, are playing new music from “TajMo,” their first album as a duo. [8 p.m., UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley]
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