Andras Schiff plays Schubert at Davies Symphony Hall on Monday. (Courtesy Dieter Mayr)

Andras Schiff plays Schubert at Davies Symphony Hall on Monday. (Courtesy Dieter Mayr)

March 12-13: Harp Concert and Labyrinth Walk, Catie Curtis, Black Prince, Meng Su, John 5, Alex Lahey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Andras Schiff


Harp Concert and Labyrinth Walk: Bay Area harpists Diana Stork and Portia Diwa play music created for spiritual settings; patrons are invited to walk and contemplate. [4 p.m., St. Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough St., S.F.]

Catie Curtis: The artist and activist, dubbed a “folk rock goddess” by the New Yorker, is on what she calls “The Final Outing Tour.” [7 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

Culinary Clash: The cooking school competition and scholarship event serves up menus created by chef Amber Calloway and sous chef Esteban Gallard, students from the Bay Area’s International Culinary Center. [5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Luce, InterContinental, 888 Howard St., S.F.]

The Black Prince: The Cinequest screening of the fact-based film about Maharaja Duleep Singh, the last king of Punjab, includes a discussion with writer-director Kavi Raz. [12:45 p.m., California Theatre, 345 S. First St, San Jose]

Japanese folk dance: Sakura-Ren presents the performance “in celebration of cherry blossom season.” [1 p.m., Japanese Tea Garden, 75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Solo Sundays: Bruce Pachtman, Ron Jones, Wendy Taylor and Beth McLaughlin appear in the performance series, now in its eighth year. [7 p.m., Stage Werx, 446 Valencia St., S.F.]

Meng Su: San Francisco Performances hosts the guitarist and flute virtuoso Marina Piccinini in a program of works by Bach, Robert Beaser, Michael Colgrass and Astor Piazzolla. [7 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Crescendo Gala: The San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’s 11th annual fund-raiser ($200 and up) honors Kathy Griffin and includes appearances by Chely Wright, Wilson Cruz and Jinkx Monsoon. [5 p.m., Ritz-Carlton, 600 Stockton St., S.F.]

John 5: The rock guitarist’s new instrumental album is “Season of the Witch.” [7:30 p.m., DNA Lounge, 375 11th St., S.F.]

Alex Lahey: The Melbourne-based singer-songwriter is known for her melodic, guitar-driven hooks. [7:30 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Red Hot Chili Peppers: The modern rockers headline a sold-out show, with openers Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. [7:30 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]


Sir Andras Schiff: The legendary pianist plays an all-Schubert recital: “Four Impromptus,” “Drei Klavierstucke” and Piano Sonatas in A minor and D major. [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

You For Me For You: Crowded Fire opens its local premiere of Mia Chung’s tale about North Korean sisters who are torn apart at the border as they attempt to flee. [8 p.m., Potrero Stage, 1695 18th St., S.F.]

Mission Arts Performance Project: The community arts, music and activism program hosts a planning meaning for artists, curators and performers. [7 p.m., Acción Latina, 2958 24th St., S.F.]

On Jewish Heresy: Jewish history scholar David Biale leads the three-part 2017 Taubman Lecture Series, beginning with “Rabbinizing Heresy: Korah in the Midrash.” [7 p.m., UC Berkeley Magnes Collection, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley; RSVP required at]

Iossif Ventura
: The Greek poet, who, as a boy, survived a World War II torpedo blast, leads a program, “Poems Recalling the Holocaust of the Crete Jewish Community.” [7 p.m., Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F.]

When Women Speak: Theater troupe Word for Word’s performance includes inspirational, well-loved speeches by Margaret Sanger, Bella Abzug, Barbara Jordan, and others, interpreted by Bay Area actors, in a benefit for Planned Parenthood. [7:30 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]

Stephen Kinzer: The Boston Globe columnist speaks on “History’s Lessons for American Foreign Policy in 2017.” [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Steven Lehning: American Bach Soloists and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music host a master class with the contrabass player. [7:30 p.m., 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Brian Catling: The English novelist discusses “The Erstwhile,” the sequel to “The Vorrh,” his acclaimed fantasy-surrealist narrative. [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]Alex LaheyAndras SchiffBlack PrinceCalendarCatie CurtisHarp Concert and Labyrinth WalkJohn 5Meng SuRed Hot Chili Peppers

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