The 18th annual How Weird Street Faire takes place in and around Harrison and Second streets. (Courtesy How Weird Street Faire)

The 18th annual How Weird Street Faire takes place in and around Harrison and Second streets. (Courtesy How Weird Street Faire)

May 7-8: How Weird Street Faire, Charly Bliss, SF Bach Choir, Old Woodside Store Day, Oddisee, Sarah Cahill, Patrick Landeza, National Theatre Live


How Weird Street Faire: The 18th annual event includes 11 stages of electronic music, performances, food, vendors, art and peace technology exhibits. [Noon to 8 p.m., Howard and Second streets and surroundings, S.F.]

Charly Bliss: The grungy pop band from New York City makes “energetic pop songs that combine ripping guitars and irrepressible hooks” with Eva Hendricks’ “acrobatic” vocals. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

San Francisco Bach Choir: “Hidden Classical Jewels” is a program featuring Beethoven’s Mass in C and Mozart’s “Vespers (de Confessore).” [4 p.m., First Unitarian Universalist Church , 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

American? Angel Island Immigrant Voices: The Asian Pacific American Heritage Month community event offers games and crafts for all ages, a photo display of Angel Island family history, and goody bags for the first 50 children under 12. [Noon to 3 p.m., Latino/Hispanic Room, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Old Woodside Store Day
: Docents invite visitors to experience life in the 1880s in a free family day focusing on the site’s history and redwood logging activities of the area. [Noon to 4 p.m., 3300 Tripp Road, Woodside]

The World is my Country: Producer-director Arthur Kanegis’ film tells the story of Garry Davis, an actor and international peace activist who created the World Passport, a fantasy travel document based on the concept of world citizens. [7 p.m., Montclair Presbyterian Church, 5701 Thorinhill Drive, Oakland]

Oddisee: The East Coast rapper and producer born Amir Mohamed el Khalifa and his band are promoting their new LP “The Iceberg.” [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Sarah Cahill: The pianist and new music specialist performs a solo recital of Lou Harrison works. [8 p.m., Center for New Music, 55 Taylor St., S.F.]

Patrick Landeza: The Bay Area slack key guitarist appears on a music and book tour, promoting his new volume, “From The Island of Berkeley, Memoirs From a California-Born Hawaiian.” [7 p.m., Club Fox, 2206 Broadway, Redwood City]

From These Mountains: Appalachian Requiem: Calvary Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir and Orchestra’s spring concert is a celebration and an affirmation of one of America’s most significant, and imperiled, regions. Appalachia. [3 p.m., Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2515 Fillmore St., S.F.]

Baile en la Calle-The Mural Dances: In the fifth annual free street party, Brava! for Women in the Arts in collaboration with Calle 24 and Precita Eyes Muralists offer dance- and narrated tours of Mission murals. [11 a.m., noon, 1 and 2 p.m., Brava, Folsom and 24th streets, S.F.]

Golden Gate Fields $1 race day: In addition to deep discounts at the track, The Bribes, a rock band led byf Chicago-born, San Francisco-based musician Philip Toscano, plays 20-minute sets between races. [Noon, 1100 Eastshore Highway, Berkeley]

American Bach Soloists
: The program features Handel’s “La Resurrezione,” a 1708 “operatic” oratorio. [4 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Dimensions Dance Theater: The Bay’s preeminent African-American dance company presents it annual youth showcase, “The Village Matters.” [4 p.m., Castlemont High School, 8601 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland]

California Symphony: The orchestra’s season finale concert includes Beethoven’s “Coriolan” Overture and Bruckner’s Symphony No. 6. [4 p.m., Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek]

Wine, Women & Shoes: The $150-per-ticket Saint Francis Foundation fundraiser benefiting the Tenderloin Health Improvement Partnership offers refreshments (including wine, bites and afternoon tea), fashions, shopping and auction items. [2 to 6 p.m., Ritz Carlton, 600 Stockton St., S.F.]


National Theatre Live: A 50th anniversary production of Tom Stoppard’s “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” (from the Old Vic) starring Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire gets an encore broadcast on the big screen. [7 p.m., Vogue Theatre, 3290 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Panique: The gypsy jazz band from San Francisco led by guitarist Vic Wong plays music by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. [7 to 10 p.m., Mr Tipple’s Recording Studio, 39 Fell St., S.F.]

Risk: Filmmaker Laura Poitras (who made “Citizenfour”) screens her documentary about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and answers questions. [8:30 p.m., Alamo Drafhouse, 2550 Mission St., S.F.]

Now is the Time-Healthcare for Everybody: The film about the state of America’s healthcare system screens, followed by discussion with Dr. Jeff Gee from Physicians for a National Health Plan and Barb Ryan from the California Nurses Association. [Noon, City College John Adams Center, third floor, 1860 Hayes St., S.F.]

DEAN: The South Korean pop artist, who released his first English single “I’m Not Sorry” in 2015, headlines a sold-out stop on his Club Eskimo tour. [7:30 p.m., UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley]

Digital Inclusion Week discussion: The Community Technology Network hosts experts from private and public on a panel addressing the challenges of providing cost effective internet access and education to those people who are not connected. [10:30 a.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Samin Nosrat: The acclaimed chef and author of “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking” appears in conversation with illustrator Wendy MacNaughton and Sunset food editor Margo True. [7 p.m., Cubberley Theatre, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto]

Marilyn Skinner Lanier: The author, who grew up on a ranch, discusses her debut novel “Hardpan,” which is about a young ranch family dealing with forces of nature and the changing American West after World War II. [6 p.m., Book Passsage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]CalendarCharly BlissHow Weird Street FaireNational Theatre LiveOddiseeOld Woodside Store DayPatrick LandezaSarah CahillSF Bach Choir

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