March 21-22: Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, SF Ballet Sensorium, Rosie the Riveter Day, Unko Atama, Polyphia, Travis Wall


Left Coast Chamber Ensemble: “Brahms Through the Looking Glass” includes Brahms’ Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8, and works by Jennifer Jolley, Ken Lim and Sam Nichols. [7:30 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

San Francisco Ballet Sensorium: The third annual evening of dance, art and music geared toward ballet fans ages 21 to 39 includes pre-show pop ups, a performance of “Diamonds” and “Fearful Symmetries” and a DJ after-party. [7:30 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Rosie the Riveter Day: Six original World War II Rosies, national park docents now in their 90s, speak about their work as riveters, welders, electricians and more in a Women’s History Month event. [11 a.m.., Home Front National Historical Park, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond]

Unko Atama: The Bay Area punk band headlines the Depth Charge show also featuring Goop, Year Zero and Whiz Kidd. [9 p.m., Knockout, 3223 Mission St., S.F.]

Little Simz: The London rapper and CJ Fly appear on the Welcome To Wonderland tour. [8:30 p.m., New Parish, 1743 San Pablo Ave., Oakland]

Investing for Social Impact: Nancy Pfund discusses how her venture capital firm DBL Partners makes money matter by requiring investments to have positive economic, social and environmental, as well as financial, outcomes. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Polyphia: The instrumental progressive metal band from Texas headlines a bill with Jason Richardson and Covet. [8 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Black Light: The exhibition created by California College of the Art graduate students in curatorial practice addresses the relationship between cultural institutions and black artists. [Noon to 7 p.m., Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, 360 Kansas St., S.F.]

Celtic Sands: The group combines music of Ireland, Scotland, Great Britain and the U.S. folk tradition with gypsy, modern rock, improvisation, vocals and storytelling. [Noon, Schultz Cultural Hall, Oshman Family JCC, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]


Travis Wall
: The Emmy Award winning choreographer from “So You Think You Can Dance” brings his troupe Shaping Sound to town in show called “After the Curtain.” [7:30 p.m., San Jose Center for the Performing Arts, 255 S. Almaden Blvd., San Jose]

Cameron Avery
: The Western Australian-born musician, Tame Impala touring bassist and POND drummer plays a show focusing on his solo album “Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

East Side Sushi: Director Anthony Lucero attends the Albany Film Festival screening of his “charming tale” about a Latina woman who aspires to become a sushi chef while working in a Japanese restaurant, shot in Oakland. [7:30 p.m. Albany Twin, 1115 Solano Ave., Albany]

Elif Batuman: The New Yorker staff writer is on tour promoting her novel “The Idiot,” about a young woman’s discoveries during her first year of college at Harvard. [7 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Band Perry: The country siblings of “If I Die Young” fame are on tour with a new album “My Bad Imagination,” playing a sold-out show. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Brandon Mull: The author of “Dragonwatch: A Fablehaven Adventure,” the anticipated sequel to the best-selling “Fablehaven,” signs copies of the new book. [3:30 p.m., Hicklebee’s Childrens Books, 1378 Lincoln Ave., San Jose]

The Kills: The indie band — with American singer Alison Mosshart and British guitarist Jamie Hince — is on its 15th anniversary tour. [8 p.m., Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Nicholas Phan: Accompanied by pianist Robert Mollicone, the tenor performs selections from his recent fourth solo album “Gods & Monsters” in a San Francisco Performances Spring Salon concert. [6:30 p.m., Hotel Rex, 562 Sutter St., S.F.]

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