Sean Dorsey Dance’s 15th anniversary show “Boys in Trouble,” a production with transgender and queer performers and perspectives, opens a four-performance run at Z Space. (Courtesy Lydia Daniller)

Sean Dorsey Dance’s 15th anniversary show “Boys in Trouble,” a production with transgender and queer performers and perspectives, opens a four-performance run at Z Space. (Courtesy Lydia Daniller)

March 14-16: Sean Dorsey Dance, Elements of Nature, Bob Quinn, Justin Timberlake, Wax Poet(s), Greyson Chance, Love & Pride, Nick Mason, Rebozos Mexicanos, John Cusack, St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe


Sean Dorsey Dance: Headed by pioneering transgender choreographer Dorsey, the troupe’s 15th anniversary production “Boys in Trouble” promises an evening of dances that “unpack masculinity with unflinching honesty, from unapologetically trans and queer perspectives.” [8 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]

Elements of Nature: Opening March 14, running through April 28 and hosting a reception on March 16, the show features Greta Waterman’s colorful landscapes blending aspects of Expressionism, Cubism and Fauvism. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Museum Studios, Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame]

Liz Carlisle, Bob Quinn: The author and subject of “Grain by Grain,” about a Montana organic farmer growing and promoting the ancient grain kamut, discuss the importance of sustainability to the future of American agriculture. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]


Justin Timberlake: The pop star appears in the previously postponed East Bay stop of his “The Man of the Woods Tour,” promoting his fifth solo studio album. [8 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland ]

Wax Poet(s): The Oakland dance and performance collective premieres “fey/done/a/weigh,” a work addressing how pop culture informs “perceptions of fatness and effeminacy.” [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Ocean-Bound-Plastic Waste and Why We Are Bound to the Health of Our Oceans: The ticketed, multi-tiered environmental and art event includes an exhibition and panel series, complemented by an opening dinner and conversation, followed by a concert featuring headliner Lilly Hiatt. [6 and 9 p.m., Midway, 500 Marin St., S.F.]

Light Field International Film Festival: The artist-run, collectively organized three-day event showcases recent and historical moving image art on celluloid in varied programs. [7 and 9 p.m., Lab, 2948 16th St., S.F.]

Greyson Chance: The Oklahoma singer-songwriter came to the public eye when his YouTube cover of Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” went viral in 2010. [8 p.m., Café Du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Love & Pride: Running weekends through March, the new, six-character musical about gender identity has been described as “San Francisco’s ‘Rent.’” [8 p.m., Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy St., S.F.]

Old Stock-A Refugee Love Story: The show presented by 2b theatre company combines klezmer music and true stories of two Romanian Jewish refugees coming to Canada in 1908. [7:30 p.m., Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University]

Eclecticism-Works by ChezRhonel: The exhibition of colorful paintings spanning the artist’s 18-year career in San Francisco opens with a reception. [6 to 9 p.m., Incline Gallery, 766 Valencia St., S.F.]

Financial Freedom Workshop Series: The free, four-session program begins with the topic “Increase Cash Flow and Debt Management”; registration required at [2 to 4 p.m., Main Library, fifth floor, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets: The Pink Floyd drummer, along with Spandau Ballet guitarist Gary Kemp, bassist Guy Pratt, guitarist Lee Harris and keyboardist Dom Beken plays music from the prog rock band’s early days. [7:30 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Rebozos Mexicanos: Curated by Veronica Solis, the 32nd Sólo Mujeres show, with a focus on textile art and the emblematic Mexican shawl, opens with a reception. [6:30 to 9 p.m., Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St., S.F.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor: Broadway by the Bay opens a nine-performance run of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical based on the Biblical story of Joseph. [8 p.m., Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City]

David Weitzner: The author, a formerly disillusioned business professor, releases his book “Fifteen Paths: How to Tune Out Noise, Turn on Imagination and Find Wisdom,” in an event with conversation and a performance by electronic musician Sunshine Jones. [6 p.m., 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna St., S.F.]

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: The Art+Feminism campaign hosts the session in which participants edit and create articles to improve the visibility and representation of cis women, trans and gender non-binary artists on Wikipedia. [Noon to 4 p.m., F. W. Olin Library, Mills College Art Museum, 5000 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland]

Comedy Returns to El Rio: The show features standup by Joe Klocek, Priyanka Wali, Kurt Weitzmann, Ian Williams and Lisa Geduldig. [7 p.m., El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

John Cusack: Following a screening of “High Fidelity,” the actor answers questions about the making of the movie and his distinguished film career. [7:30 p.m.,Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, 50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa]


St. Patrick’s Day Parade: United Irish Societies of San Francisco presents The City’s 168th celebration of Irish history, heritage and culture in a procession with grand marshal Mayor London Breed and the theme “women breaking barriers.” [Begins at 11:30 a.m., Second and Market streets, S.F.]

Megan Cornish: The electrician, one of the pioneers profiled in the book “High Voltage Women: Breaking Barriers at Seattle City Light” by Ellie Belew, speaks about her experiences. [2 p.m., Bird and Beckett Books, 653 Chenery St., S.F.]

Katya Zamolodchikova: Miss Congeniality from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” appears in the standup comedy show “Help Me I’m Dying.” [7 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe: The singer-saxophonist and his band play a free show to promote the album “Gnomes and Badgers.” [3 p.m., Amoeba, 1855 Haight St., S.F.]

Material Domestication
: Curator Elizabeth Kozlowski and artists Mi-Kyoung Lee, Adam Shiverdecker and Christine Lee lead a tour of the exhibition, which features sculptures based in fiber techniques often associated with the notion of craft as “women’s work.” [Noon, Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 Third St., S.F.]

Farley’s 30th Anniversary: The community-minded cafe hosts a St. Patrick’s Day party with music, food, memorabilia and prizes to celebrate three decades in business. [9 a.m. to 7 p.m., 1315 18th St., S.F.]

BAVA on Broadway: Young singers from Bay Area Vocal Academy perform songs and scenes from “Mary Poppins,” “Titanic,” “Company” and other musical theater classics in the first of two performances of the fully staged show. [2 p.m., Gresham Hall, Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]

Schola Cantorum: The choral group performs Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” a “scenic cantata” based on 13th century manuscripts in Latin and German that were discovered during the renovation of a Bavarian monastery. [7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 1985 Louis Road, Palo Alto]

Chanticleer: The male vocal ensemble’s program “Spacious Skies” includes music showcasing a panorama of American choral repertoire spanning three centuries. [7:30 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Boots Riley: The director and Oakland native appears at a free screening of his movie “Sorry to Bother You,” part of the Black Arts Movement in Oakland series; Saturday’s events begin at 3:30 p.m. with dance with Deborah Vaughn and Yvonne Daniel. [8:30 p.m., Oakland Public Library, 1021 81st Ave., Oakland]

The Underpants Godot: Theatre Rhinoceros’ pop-up production is Duncan Pflaster’s “bold, postmodern, stripped down interpretation of the Samuel Beckett classic.” [8 p.m., Spark Arts, 4229 18th St., S.F.]

Sean Jones Family Matinee: San Francisco Performances presents the jazz trumpeter in concert with Minor F, a female combo with Arielle Zakim on bass, Jayla Hernandez on drums, Camille Collins on sax and Hannah Mayer on piano. [11 a.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Old Firm Casuals: The San Francisco street punk band releases the album “Holger Danske” in a video shoot show also featuring Charger, a project with Matt Freeman of Rancid. [8 p.m., hee Parkside, 1600 17th St., S.F.]

Fool La La! Over the Rainbow: Unique Derique, the Bay Area “clown prince of fools,” appears in his show featuring physical comedy, percussion and full-body music called hambone, followed by a juggling and hambone workshop. [1 p.m., Marsh, 2120 Allston Way, Berkeley]

You Can’t Take It With You: San Leandro Players stage Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s classic comedy about an eccentric family. [8 p.m. San Leandro Museum, 320 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro]

New Wave City: The DJ-dance party’s theme is “Ladies of the 80s Night.” [9 p.m., Cat Club, 1190 Folsom St., S.F.]

Jacob Collier: The English multi-instrumentalist, singer, composer, arranger, producer and Grammy winner known for YouTube covers including “The Flintstones” theme plays a sold-out show promoting his 40-song, four-volume album “Djesse.” [9 p.m., August Hall, 420 Mason St., S.F.]
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