Nov. 11-13: Aida, Czech Philharmonic, Twenty Øne Piløts, La Sylphide, Day of the Devs, Gad Elmaleh, The Contortionist, Kat Gardiner, Christopher Maltman, Emily King


Aida: Broadway By the Bay stages Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical based on Verdi’s opera of the same name. [2:30 p.m., Fox Theater, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City]

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra: Semyon Bychkov conducts Dvorak’s Symphony No. 7 and Alisa Weilerstein in Dvorak’s Cello Concerto. [7:30 p.m., Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Festival of Latin American Contemporary Choreographers: The weekend program — featuring “resistant, queer, indigenous and hybrid choreographers” — closes with a reception following the performance. [6 p.m., Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St., S.F.]

Twenty Øne Piløts: The genre-defying rock duo (Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun) is getting rave reviews for its stunt-filled Bandito tour. [7 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

La Sylphide: Fathom Events brings the Bolshoi Ballet’s romantic masterpiece to the movie screen, captured live from Moscow. [12:55 p.m., Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Day of the Devs: The free event offers gamers the opportunity to play more than 70 unreleased games as well as visit with developers. [3 to 9 p.m., Midway, 900 Marin St., S.F.]

Potter Night Super Immersive Hella Magical Wizarding Experience: Patrons are encouraged to come in costume and dancing shoes for an evening of “moving pictures, music, trivia, magical cocktails and adventures.” [5 p.m., PianoFight, 444 Taylor St., S.F.]

Jordan Matter
: The photographer known for his “10 Minute Photo Challenge” YouTube videos shares his book “Born to Dance,” which features dancers ages 2 through 18 in ordinary and extraordinary pursuits. [3 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

The Goodguys 29th Autumn Get-Together: The weekend gathering showcases more than 2,500 American made or powered hot rods, customs, classics, street rods, muscle cars, trick trucks and more. [8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton]

San Francisco City Chorus: To observe the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, which ended World War I, the program includes Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass” and Vaughan Williams’ “Dona Nobis Pacem” with a 32-piece orchestra and professional soloists. [4 p.m., Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2515 Fillmore St., S.F.]

SF Urban Film Festival: Eight days of programming begin with “Protest and Celebration in Our Shared Spaces,” four short films and a panel addressing how public spaces are venues for civil disobedience, protest and celebration. [6 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

The Boys Who Said No!: The first part of a documentary-in-process on the success of the nonviolent opposition to the war in Vietnam directed by Oscar nominee Judith Ehrlich screens, in a benefit for the film. [4 p.m., Gough House, 2004 Gough St., S.F.]

Idra Novey: Speaking with Marie Mockett and Bernice Yeung, the novelist launches “Those Who Knew,” a book about “sexual violence, power, idealism, complicity, defiance and justice.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Harry Hudson: One critic said the musician’s album “Can Cowboys Cry” overflows “with unbridled optimism” in folk tunes that have pop, rock and urban influences. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Henry Kramer: Steinway Society presents the laureate of the 2017 American Pianist Association Awards playing music by Liszt, Schubert, Scriabin and Debussy. [2:30 p.m., Trianon Theatre, 72 N. Fifth St., San Jose]

Saint Michael Trio: In “Warning: May Cause Mood Swings,” violinist Robin Sharp, pianist Russell Hancock and cellist Michael Flexer play a mixed repertoire of classical and pop. [3 p.m., Montalvo, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga]


Gad Elmaleh: The Moroccan-born French stand-up comedian and actor brings his “Dream Tour” to The City. [8 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

Batman-Mask of the Phantasm: In the 1993 animated film and cult favorite, Batman battles a new foe trying to frame the Dark Knight for the murder of a crime lord. [2 and 7 p.m., AMC Van Ness, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

The Contortionist: The prog metal band’s “Reimagined” tour includes two parts: a full production, followed by a second, intimate second set. [7 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Textile Design: Academy of Art University Director of Fashion Gary Miller and designers Mario Chinchilla and Church Iglesias offer a behind-the-scenes look at textile creation. [5 p.m., Apple Union Square, 500 Post St., S.F.]

Bottomless Standards Comedy Show: The free evening of standup features Austin Carr, Anica Cihla, Dan Linley, Moon Choe and host
Florentina Tanase. [8:30 p.m., Milk Bar, 1840 Haight St., S.F.]


Kat Gardiner: The writer shares her debut short fiction collection, “Little Wonder,” based on her year living in an island town near Seattle, in an event with music by Sea of Bees and Rose Droll. [7:30 p.m.., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Rebalancing Power: A Discussion on Disrupting Sexual Assault + Harassment:, a group creating dialogue between San Francisco’s technology sector and lawmakers, hosts the panel, with information about Callisto, a nonprofit that using technology to support survivors and fight sexual assault. [6 p.m., Okta, 301 Brannan St., S.F.]

Christopher Maltman: San Francisco Performances presents the English baritone and French pianist Audrey Saint-Gil in “Carnival of the Animals,” a program of works by Poulenc and Ravel and comic songs from the British music hall. [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Transgender Day of Remembrance: San Mateo County’s LGBTQ community hosts the “Day of Mourning, A Day of Action” event with comments from Alex Chen, Anthony Ross, David Pine and youth activists. [5 p.m., Public Library, 55 W. Third Ave., San Mateo]

Emily King: The New York based singer-songwriter — noted for pop, indie and soul influences — is slated to release her fourth studio album in 2019. [8 p.m., Bimbo’s 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Blackheart Burlesque: Suicide Girls — the online pin-up photography community — calls the pop-culture filled show “your wildest geek fantasy come true.” [9 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

Perfectly Queer SF
: “Rick’s Most Excellent Birthday Reading” features writers Rick May, Michael Aleynikov, Wayne Goodman, Gar McVey-Russell, Alvin Orloff, Rob Rosen and Genanne Walsh, along with door prizes, cake and wine. [7 p.m., Dog Eared Books, 489 Castro St., S.F.]

Handsome Jack: The retro-minded trio, which “sounds like the band that just moved in next door from 1971,” opens for All Them Witches, a four-piece rock blues band from Nashville. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Sideline: The pedigreed six-piece bluegrass powerhouse from Raleigh, N.C. has been setting the pace in the style for two decades.[8 p.m., Lost Church, 65 Capp St., S.F.]

Acid Dad: The band from Brooklyn’s debut CD offers “psych-pop melodies and hazy, blissed-out moments, delivered with punk-infused confidence.” [8:30 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Restoring Tomorrow: The film by Aaron Wolf seeks to answer the question “How do we reengage the disengaged?” confronting religious institutions today. [7 p.m., Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Dermot Kennedy
: The up-and-coming Irish singer has been compared to Hozier and Sam Smith. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

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