March 4-6: Les Délices, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Yuge Zhou, Henchel Quartett, Horszowski Trio, Cochon555, SF Symphony Youth Orchestra,They Might Be Giants, Mammals, The Academic, Bonnie Siegler, Hex

The San Francisco Early Music Society presents Les Délices in “Age of Indulgence,” a program of 18th century French music. (Courtesy Steven Mastroianni)

The San Francisco Early Music Society presents Les Délices in “Age of Indulgence,” a program of 18th century French music. (Courtesy Steven Mastroianni)


Les Délices: The Ohio-based early music group — Debra Nagy, oboe; Julie Andrijeski and Adriane Post, violins; Emily Walhout, viola da gamba; and Mark Edwards, harpsichord — plays works of the French Rococo (18th century) in “Age of Indulgence.” [4 p.m., Church of the Advent, 261 Fell St., S.F.]

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
: The Bay Area historian and author of “Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment” speaks with Patrick Thomas of Bay Area Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights about the roots and history of gun culture in the U.S. [9:30 a.m., Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]

The Humors
: Yuge Zhou, a Chinese born, Chicago-based artist, opens his exhibit of four video installations that explore the four humors (sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic) “inspired by Greek philosophy but reinterpreted in a modern context.” [4 p.m.. Artists’ Television Access, 992 Valencia St., S.F.]

Chamber Music Masterpieces Concert
: Community Music Center piano faculty Jennifer Peringer and the sfiato Wind Quintet play a free program featuring Mozart’s Piano Quintet in E-flat Major; a woodwind arrangement of Dvorak’s Piano Quintet Op. 81 and the Quintet for Winds by Robert Muczynski.[1 p.m., Community Music Center, 544 Capp St., S.F.]

Henschel Quartett: The award-winning ensemble from Germany plays works by Jesper Koch, Dvorak and Mendelssohn in a program with guests, the Telegraph Quartet and bassist Scott Pingel. [7 p.m., Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame]

Horszowski Trio: The New York-based group’s concert includes Arthur Foote’s Trio No. 2, Charles Wuorinen’s Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano (1983) and Mendelssohn’s Trio No. 2 in C minor; a talk at 2 p.m. precedes the performance, presented S.F. State’s Morrison Artists Series. [3 p.m., McKenna Theater, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Cochon555: More than 100 prominent chefs, farmers, sommeliers, distillers, brewers and barkeeps provide the fare at the $130-$400-per-person “all-inclusive bacchanal celebration of tasty heritage breed pork.” [3 and 4 p.m. (VIP); 5 p.m., (general), AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, S.F.]

Noe Valley Word Week: The festival begins with a short workshop on “Creating Children’s Poetry” with San Francisco’s seventh poet laureate and Noe Valley resident Kim Shuck. [Noon, Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St., S.F.]

S.F. Symphony Youth Orchestra: Led by Christian Reif, the youngsters play works by Gabrieli, Ruggles, Beethoven, R. Strauss and a premiere by Iranian composer Anahita Abbasi; members of the International Contemporary Ensemble also appear. [2 p.m., Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

The Mammals: The “indie roots trailblazers” known for their “trad is rad” folk message, have reunited and have a new album “Sunshiner.” [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.

They Might Be Giants: Spin described the duo: “John Linnell and John Flansburgh are one of rock’s all-time most quixotic successes.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]


We Have Made These Lands What They Are-The Architecture of Slavery: On view through March 31, the exhibit by Keris Salmon includes ledgers, diary entries, accounting logs, letters, auction records, transcribed WPA-era interviews and books that describe the history of the American slave economy. [8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St., S.F.]

PianoFight presents Music/Scene: The live music show pairs musicians and playwrights Adrienne Price, Gabriel Bellman, Jasmine Woods and Marissa Skudlarek in an original, story-driven concert on the cabaret stage. [8 p.m., 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

The Academic: The indie band from Ireland has gained traction with its debut “Tales from the Backseat” and its Facebook Live, loop-pedal performance of the single “Bear Claws.” [8 p.m., Brick & Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission St., S.F.]


Bonnie Siegler: The renowned graphic designer (whose clients have included HBO and “Saturday Night Live”) speaks about her new book, “Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Frankenstein: San Francisco Ballet opens a week-long run of its reprise of Liam Scarlett’s 2017 full-length work based on the famed novel. [7:30 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Hex: The three-piece New Zealand band draws from influences spanning classical, folk, punk and metal; the bill also includes CHAI (from Nagoya, Japan) and San Francisco’s Girls With Guns [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Women in Magic: The panel discussion and performance showcases masters of legerdemain Jade, Heather Rogers and Meriam Al Sultan, and is moderated by Dagmar Theison. [7 p.m., Bjornson Hall, 2258 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland]

Californian Native Basketry: The free interactive exhibit exploring the history and art of basket making in California showcases artifacts and offers insights from a family of Native Californian weavers. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, S.F.]

Achy Obejas, Adam Smyer: Indie publisher Akashic Books presents two authors: Obejas speaking about her short story collection “The Tower of the Antilles” (listed for the 2018 Pen Open Book Award) and Smyer about his funny debut novel “Knucklehead.” [6 p.m.,Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Stories from America’s First Mental Health Court: Circuit court Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren, author of “A Court of Refuge,” and Dan Ashley speak about a future where the U.S. legal system and mental health infrastructure work together to decriminalize rather than stigmatize people with addictions and mental illness. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Michio Kaku: The physics professor and author of the best-selling “The Future of the Mind” speaks about his new book, “The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth.” [7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing Way, Berkeley]

The Lone Bellow: Vocalists Zach Williams, Kanene Donehey Pipkin and Brian Elmquist make up the base of the Southern-born, Brooklyn-based indie folk group. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

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