Nov. 2-3: Mirang Wonne: Elemental, Kllo, I’ll Push You, Zumbiba, Luke Brian, David Weiss, Voice of the Central City, Cyberotica!, Printz Dance Project, Feathers of Fire: A Persian Epic


Mirang Wonne: The artist (whose work appears at the Asian Art and Triton museums) opens “Elemental,” an exhibit showcasing her high-tech yet traditional paintings, with a reception and talk. [6 p.m., Studio Shop Gallery, 244 Primrose Road, Burlingame]

Kllo: The collaboration between Melbourne cousins Chloe Kaul and Simon Lam fuses “R&B, UK garage and 2-step with modern sensibilities and wide-eyed sincerity.” [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

I’ll Push You: The film tells the inspirational story of two best friends, one in a wheelchair, who travel the 500-mile El Camino de Santiago trail in Spain. [7:30 p.m., Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Zumbimba: The three-day Afro-Brazilian event presented by Filhos de Bimba, California Bay Area School of Capoeira, offering classes in the ritualistic practice combining martial arts and dance taught by experts, opens. [7 p.m., Emeryville Senior Center, 4321 Salem St., Emeryville]

Luke Bryan: The country star is on his Huntin’, Fishin’ & Lovin Everyday Tour with openers Brett Eldredge and Granger Smith. [7 p.m., Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View]

David Weiss: The jazz trumpeter appears with his band: Raffi Garabedian on sax, Ben Eunson and Will Bernard on guitar, Matt Clohesy on bass and Kush Abadey on drums. [10 p.m., Black Cat, 400 Eddy St., S.F.]

MCCLA Day of The Dead 2017
: The celebration includes performances, the blessing of the altars, chocolate, pan de muerto, the “Monumental Altar” of Huaquechula Puebla by Manos Creativas and a tribute to “Heroes of the Mission” by Adrían Arias. [6 p.m., Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Dìa de los Muertos Celebration: The public is invited to downtown Berkeley to celebrate and remember those who have passed on. [5 to 10 p.m., Kittredge Street and Harold Way, Berkeley]

Voice of the Central City-The Tenderloin Times: An exhibit exploring the Tenderloin’s past — via reporting from 1977-94 by the neighborhood newspaper, The Tenderloin Times — opens with a discussion by local journalists on how technology is redefining the concept of community and how people connect to media. [7 p.m., Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St., S.F.]

Cyberotica!: The cult rock musical comedy introduces Electra, Goddess of Technology and invites audiences to step back in time to 1999 when the “internet was still new and the world raged with Y2K madness.” [8 p.m., Oasis, 298 11th St., S.F.]

Printz Dance Project
: The contemporary troupe opens a three-day run of “Soul+Mates Stripped,” which includes “juicy” excerpts from its 2013 piece “Soul+Mates” as well as past repertory and new choreography. [8 p.m., Z Below, 470 Florida St., S.F.]


Feathers of Fire-A Persian Epic: The spectacle based on the 10th-century classic Persian epic “Shahnameh” — which uses eight actors, 160 puppets, multiple masks and projects 158 animated backgrounds onto a huge screen — opens a three-day run. [7:30 p.m., Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan St., S.F.]

Norman Sicily: Art & Power in Palermo: Humanities West’s two-day program exploring the multi-ethnic clash of 11th century Sicily, emphasizing the Norman influence on art, music, architecture and politics, opens with two lectures and an operatic performance. [7:30 p.m., Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

Safeway Holiday Ice Rink Birthday Celebration: The seasonal attraction begins its 10th season with an all-day celebration featuring free ice skating (admission and skate rental on a first-come, first serve basis), a live mural installation and more. [10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Union Square, Post and Stockton streets, S.F.]

Radical Movements-Gender and Politics in Performance: Works by artists, activists and scholars (including Larry Arrington, boychild, Judith Butler, Jack Halberstam, Xandra Ibarra, Monique Jenkinson, Maurya Kerr, Debra Levine, Scot Nakagawa, Peacock Rebellion, Maryam Rostami, Amara T. Smith and Julie Tolentino) comprise the two-weekend festival. [8 p.m., CounterPulse, 80 Turk St., S.F.]

Liz Mamorsky’s Open Studio Preview Party: The artist invites visitors to see where she makes and stores the paintings, drawings and reclaimed materials that provide the fodder for her “artbots” and mini-dog sculptures. [6 to 9 p.m., LIZLAND Studio Gallery, 739 Clementina St., S.F.]

CatchLight Celebrates
: CatchLight, a Bay Area nonprofit “dedicated to visual storytelling and the power of photography to drive social change” hosts a ticketed reception with refreshments and presentations by the program’s inaugural fellows. [6 to 9 p.m., Google, 188 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

Luna Mexicana: Oakland Ballet presents the family-friendly Dia de los Muertos production, preceded at 6 p.m. by festivities in the theater lobby. [7 p.m., Paramount, 2025 Broadway, Oakland]

Ji: The star of Google’s 2016 Grammys Android commercial — in which he performs “Moonlight Sonata” on two pianos — is presented by Steinway Society. [7:30 p.m., Trianon Theatre, 72 N. Fifth St., San Jose]

Frankie Ballard: The “quick-draw guitarist and rough-hewn” singer’s follow up album to his 2014 breakout “Sunshine & Whiskey” is “El Rio.” [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Community Music Center Benefit: Funds raised from genre-defying concert featuring CMC faculty, staff and students — playing classical, Latin, folk and old-time — go to survivors of Hurricane Maria, Mexico earthquakes and North Bay fires. [7 p.m., Community Music Center, 544 Capp St., S.F.]

sjDANCEco: The contemporary troupe’s 15th anniversary program “Roots & Wings” includes works by Doris Humphrey, Hsiang Hsiu Lin, Nhan Ho, Maria Basile and Gary Masters. [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Grace Cathedral screens the 1920 silent horror classic, featuring live musical accompaniment by virtuoso organist Dorothy Papadakos. [7 and 9:30 p.m., 1100 California St., S.F.]

Manon: The San Francisco Opera production features soprano Ellie Dehn and tenor Michael Fabiano in a new staging of Jules Massenet’s opera of young love and passion. [7:30 p.m., War Memorial, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]
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