Jazz bassist Kurt Ribak plays from his new recording “Onward” in Berkeley. (Courtesy Wayne Saroyan)

May 6-8: Young Women’s Chorus of San Francisco, Asian Heritage Street Celebration, Urban Air Market, Mission Mural Dances, Kurt Ribak, U2, Desert Daze Caravan II, Gourmex SF


Young Women’s Chorus of San Francisco: The group of diverse young singers appears in “Liberty for All: Music of Resistance and Revolution.” [4 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Asian Heritage Street Celebration: The 14th annual free festivities include traditional and contemporary performances, the Faces of Asia cultural procession, arts and crafts and vendor booths. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Civic Center, Larkin and Fulton streets, S.F.]

Urban Air Market: Apparel, accessories, home goods, body products and more are available at a retail showcase of 150 emerging designers. [11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Octavia and Hayes streets, S.F.]

Baile en la Calle-The Mural Dances: Bay Area dance companies and performing artists interpret Mission district murals through music and dance, with narration by Precita Eyes Muralists docents, in a series of free tours. [11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m., meet at Brava, 2781 24th St., S.F.]

Tim Redmond: The Unitarian Universalist San Francisco Forum presents the veteran investigative reporter of the Bay Guardian and founder of 48hills speaking on “The June 5, 2018 San Francisco election: What’s at stake?” [9:30 a.m., First Unitarian Universalist Society, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

Chamber Opera Double Bill: John Musto’s “Bastianello” and William Bolcom’s “Lucrezia” are presented in a free performance by San Francisco Conservatory of Music students. [2 p.m., 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Nomi Prins: The journalist and former investment banker speaks about her new book “Collusion: How Central Bankers Rigged the World.” [7:30 p.m., St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2727 College Ave., Berkeley]

: The singer, rapper and writer known for bucking genres and defying expectations has added an orchestral influence to her theatrical live show. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Pianos Become the Teeth: The post hardcore band’s fourth full-length record “Wait For Love” reconciles an “aggressive past with the atmospheric turns of 2014’s acclaimed “Keep You.” [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Blackheart Burlesque: Presented by the online community Suicide Girls, which celebrates “alternative beauty,” the show has pop-culture references, an indie soundtrack and “the sexiest choreographed strip tease to make your inner nerd explode with glee.” [9 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

Old Woodside Store Day: The San Mateo County Historical Association and its docent organization, the Woodside Storekeepers host the free E family event at which visitors will get a peek of life in the 1880s and the redwood logging in the region. [Noon to 4 p.m., at 3300 Tripp Road, Woodside]

Soul Strings: Sitar virtuoso Purbayan Chatterjee and Anubrata Chatterjee on tabla appear in concert presented by Indian Classical Music and Arts Foundation. [4:30 p.m., Mexican Heritage Plaza, 1700 Alum Rock Ave., San Jose]

Claude Bolling’s Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio: Avedis Chamber Music Series presents Alexandra Hawley on flute, Jeffrey LaDeur on piano, David Tanenbaum on guitar, Carlos Ortega on clarinet, Daniel Smith on bass and Mckenzie Camp on percussion playing the famed piece. [2 p.m., Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, 100 34th Ave., S.F.]

Age, Survive and Thrive: A show of drawings and poems by long-term survivors of HIV/AIDS opens with a reception. [1 to 5 p.m., Art Saves Lives Gallery, 518 Castro St., S.F.]

Tango Music for the Concert Hall: Argentinian piano virtuoso Pablo Estigarribia plays original tango music and tells brief stories in the 90-minute program geared toward families with children 5 and older. [7 p.m., Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View]

How Weird Street Faire: Thousands of people in costume are expected at the 19th annual event, which includes 10 stages of electronic music, art and green alleys, vendors and, at 2:22 p.m., a parade. [Noon to 8 p.m., Second and Howard streets, S.F.]

Jazz bassist Kurt Ribak plays from his new recording “Onward” in Berkeley. (Courtesy Wayne Saroyan)


Kurt Ribak: The local jazz bassist — who calls his sound “Charles Mingus meets The Meters. They go to Duke Ellington’s house to jam, and Cachao and Thelonious Monk sit in” — releases his CD “Onward.” [8 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

U2: The veteran Irish rock act plays two nights in the South Bay on the eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour due to popular demand. [8 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

Marcia Gay Harden: The Oscar-winning actress discusses her new book “The Seasons of My Mother: A Memoir of Love, Family, and Flowers” with Kelly Corrigan. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Better Luck Next Time: Kevin Whittinghill hosts the evening of storytellers sharing their most epic failures and what they’ve learned from them. [8 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Kid Koala: The DJ, music producer and award-winning graphic novelist’s most recent solo album is “12 bit Blues.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Morbid Angel: The “true pioneers of death metal” from Florida headline the Kingdoms Disdained Tour with Origin, Dreaming Dead and Hate Storm Annihilation. [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

IAMX: The “sonic and visual provocateur” (aka Chris Corner) is known for “electronic experimentation with punk energy and confessional lyricism.” [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]


Desert Daze Caravan II: The lineup features singer-songwriter Ariel Pink, DIIV (the project of Z. Cole Smith), The Range of Light Wilderness and a DJ set by Midnight Artist. [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Gourmex SF: The $80 to $150 festival presented by the Consulate of Mexico focuses on “Flavors of Jalisco” created by local chefs and restaurants as well as wines and spirits. [7 p.m., Green Room, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Perfectly Queer: The evening contrasting poetry and prose features writers Anne Raeff, Rob Rosen, Susan Dambroff and David Hathwell. [7 p.m., Dog Eared Books, 489 Castro St., S.F.]

Overlooked Latinas: The play by Tina D’Elia about queer Latinx best friends who are collaborators on a TV pilot about trailblazing Latinx actors icons during the McCarthy era gets a staged reading. [7 p.m., Brava Theater Center, 2781 24th St., S.F.

Joey Bada$$: The Brooklyn hip hop artist headlines a bill with Buddy, Boogie, & Chuck Strangers. [9 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

YFN Lucci: The platinum-certified, critically acclaimed Atlanta-based rapper and singer appears on his Ray Ray From Summer Hill Tour. [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Suzy Hopkins and Haille Bateman: The mother and daughter writer and artist sign copies of their poignant illustrated instruction manual, “What to Do When I’m Gone: A Mother’s Wisdom to Her Daughter. [7:30 p.m., Pegasus Books, 2349 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley]Asian Heritage Street CelebrationCalendarDesert Daze Caravan IIGourmex SFKendrick LamarKurt RibakMission Mural DancesU2Urban Air MarketYoung Women's Chorus of San Francisco

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