T Sisters, harmonizing folk singers from Oakland, open for Amos Lee at the Fox Theater. (Courtesy photo)

Nov. 15-16: T Sisters, Amos Lee, Dina Gold, Spain’s Great Match, Sol Gabetta, Jackie Cabasso, Bjarke Ingels, Erykah Badu, New Italian Cinema

TUESDAY, NOV. 15

T Sisters: Sassy, harmonizing Oakland siblings Erika, Rachel and Chloe Tietjen, promoting their self-titled sophomore album of folk with a contemporary twist, open for Amos Lee. [8 p.m, Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Stolen Legacy-Nazi Theft and the Quest for Justice: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum presents journalist Dina Gold, who has written a book about the Nazi seizure of her family’s six-story building and her extensive battle to reclaim it and rebuild their legacy. [7 p.m., Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.]

Spain’s Great Match: Ticketed patrons ($65 per person) may taste more than 200 world-class Spanish wines from one of the top wine producing countries in the world. [6 p.m., City View, Metreon, fourth floor, 135 Fourth St., S.F.]

Sol Gabetta: San Francisco Performances presents the “firebrand” Argentine cellist, accompanied by Italian pianist Alessio Bax, in a program of works by Schumann, Brahms and Prokofiev. [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Growing Dangers of Wars Among Nuclear-Armed States: Gray Panthers sponsor the session on the imperative of nuclear disarmament with Jackie Cabasso, advocate and director of Western States Legal Foundation. [2 p.m., Fireside Room, Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

Santana Row Tree Lighting Ceremony: Family fun, games and performances are part of the shopping center holiday celebration, which has a 3 p.m. start time. [7 p.m., 377 Santana Row, San Jose]

Bjarke Ingels: The Danish architect known for controversial and innovative designs speaks with Paul Goldberger, presented by the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects and City Arts & Lectures. [7:30 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Erykah Badu: The “first lady of neo-soul” also is a DJ, teacher, community activist, holistic healer, doula, vegan, recycler and conscious spirit. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16

New Italian Cinema: The five-day festival opens with Francesco Calogero’s “Second Spring,” about a 50-year-old architect who becomes fixated with the lover of a younger acquaintance; the director will attend the screening, which is followed by a party at the Italian Athletic Club. [6:15 p.m., Vogue Theatre, 3290 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Dan Ariely: The Duke University behavioral science and psychology scholar, author of “Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations,” is presented by the Commonwealth Club. [7 p.m., Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto]

Johnny A.: The Massachusetts-based band leader and rock, blues and jazz guitarist says, “I want to create instrumental music and deliver it like a vocalist.” [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Helen Jane Long: The U.K. multi-instrumentalist and composer, “whose musicology brings indie culture to classical and soundtrack music,” is promoting her fourth recording, “Identity.” [7:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Page & Stage: Cal Performances’ literary and performance series kicks off with a discussion of Uruguayan author Eduardo Galeano’s epic “Memory of Fire” with UC Berkeley professor Ivonne del Valle and jazz artist Myra Melford.[6 p.m., Musical Offering, 2430 Bancroft Way, Berkeley]

The Wonder of Everyday Life-Dutch Golden Age Prints: Running though March 20, the exhibit features more than 50 works by Rembrandt van Rijn and his peers created in the 17th century during an extraordinary moment of unprecedented economic prosperity and patronage in the Dutch Republic. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Cantor Arts Center, Palm Drive at Museum Way, Stanford University]

Amanda Shires: Entertainment Weekly called the Texas singer-songwriter and violinist a “deft lyricist and a Grade A purveyor of melancholic, fiddle-heavy folk.” [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Anthony Bourdain: The author and TV host appears on “The Hunger,” his “brutally honest monologue reflecting on diverse culture, street cuisine, and travels to lesser-known locations around the world,” followed by a Q&A. [7:30 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

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