Works by Roland Petersen -- a painter from  the Bay Area Figurative School celebrating a 70-year career -- are on view in an exhibit in Burlingame that opens with a reception today.  (Courtesy photo)

Works by Roland Petersen -- a painter from the Bay Area Figurative School celebrating a 70-year career -- are on view in an exhibit in Burlingame that opens with a reception today. (Courtesy photo)

May 6-7: Roland Petersen-In Perspective, Rosa Feola, S.F. Youth Circus, Would She, Tom Green, Kicking Facebook, San Francisco’s Chinatown-Then & Now


Roland Petersen-In Perspective: A show of paintings by the artist, a member of the renowned UC Davis art faculty from 1956 to 1992 whose career spans 70 years, opens with a reception. [6 p.m., Studio Shop Gallery, 244 Primrose Road, Burlingame]

Rosa Feola: The Italian lyric soprano performs an evening of Italian songs, accompanied by pianist Fabio Centanni, presented by San Francisco Performances. [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

S.F. Youth Circus: The ensemble dazzles with acrobatics, aerial acts, contortion, juggling and more in a show set to David Bowie songs, with a portion of proceeds benefiting Larkin Street Youth Services. [7:30 p.m., Circus Center, 755 Frederick St., S.F.]

You’re Gonna Cry: Paul S. Flores plays many characters in his powerful one-man show that describes changes in the Mission brought on by the dot-com boom and bust, the real estate bubble, constant immigration and forced evictions. [8 p.m. Phoenix Theater, 414 Mason St., S.F.]

Would She: In her solo performance, Izzie Award-winning dancer Lindsey Renee Derry creates what she calls “a tantalizing experience rich in soulful and carnal desire alike.” [8 p.m., Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St., S.F.]

Tom Green: The comic of “Freddy Got Fingered” fame (who briefly was married to Drew Barrymore) does standup in The City. [8 and 10 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Kicking Facebook: Margery Kreitman tells her hilarious, harrowing and very real story about how she became addicted to electronic life while trying to find love. [8 p.m., EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St., S.F.]

Carolina Lugo & Carole Acuna: The mother-daughter flamenco dancers bring their show to the Tenderloin. [8 p.m., PianoFight,144 Taylor St., S.F.]


San Francisco’s Chinatown, Then & Now: Historian, author and S.F. Chinatown native Judy Yung presents a slide show and discusses the new, revised edition of her book “San Francisco’s Chinatown.” [11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Carter Brey with the New York Philharmonic: The cello virtuoso and guest orchestra play a program featuring Brahms’ “Tragic” Overture and Symphony No. 2, and Schumann’s Cello Concerto. [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Free Comic Book Day: J.C. Lee, daughter of comic book giant Stan Lee, signs copies of her book “It’s All About Love: The Stan Lee Family” at 1 p.m. to observe the national comic event. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Amazing Fantasy, 650 Irving St., S.F.]

UCSF Women’s Health Fair: The UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health celebrates its 20th anniversary with a community event featuring a baby
buggy parade, face painting, therapy dogs, a poetry slam, live music, and a “hot flash” mob. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 2356 Sutter St., S.F.]

Virulo: The legendary Cuban humorist and singer-songwriter presents his new album “Cuba si, Yanquis, ¿que?” [7 p.m., Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts,
2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Uncorked Wine Festival: The 11th annual event offers tastings from top-tier wineries, entertainment, a craft fair and local food; portions of ticket proceeds go to Bay Area Green Tours, which is dedicated to offering “solutions for a more sustainable future.” [1 to 5 p.m., Ghirardelli Square, Beach between Larkin and Polk streets, S.F.]

Tertulia Chamber Music: The music-and-dining event pairs a three-course gourmet brunch with an ensemble playing works by and inspired by Shepherd, Prokofiev, Mozart, Gould and Knussen. [1 p.m., Town Hall, 342 Howard St., S.F.]

Julianna Barwick: The Brooklyn-based experimental musician is promoting her “revelatory” third full-length album “Will.” [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

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