Marc Bamuthi Joseph appears in “peh-LO-tah/,” an autobiographical one-man multimedia show about his experiences as a child of Haitian immigrants playing soccer in the U.S., and his travels to World Cup games in South Africa and Brazil. (Jon Lowenstein)

Nov. 20-21: Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Andres Resendez, Yelawolf, Field Day at Community Music Center, Yiddish Culture Festival, Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive, Maynard James Keenan

SUNDAY, NOV. 20

Marc Bamuthi Joseph: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents the poet performer in the world premiere of “/peh-LO-tah/,” a dance-theater piece billed as “a futbol framed freedom suite.” [5 p.m., YBCA Theater, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

Unitarian Universalist Sunday Forum: Andres Resendez, UC Davis history professor, speaks on “The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America.” [9:30 a.m., First Unitarian Universalist Society, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

Yelawolf: The Alabama-born hip-hop phenomenon headlines the Trial By Fire tour, with Bubba Sparxxx, Jelly Roll and Struggle Jennings. [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1270 Sutter St., S.F.]

Field Day at Community Music Center: The 95th birthday extravaganza includes a five-hour “performathon” featuring CMC students and alumni. [Noon to 5:30 p.m., 544 Capp St., S.F.]

The Science Fiction Project: The shadow-theater, music and storytelling piece by Ellen Sebastian Chang and Larry Reed “reveals a making of a modern creation myth, weaving personal and collective dreams and oral traditions in Africa.” [7 p.m., Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama St., S.F.]

Radkey: The garage-punk trio is promoting its label debut “Delicious Rock Noise”; The Fame Riot, an alt pop band (brothers Liz Scarlett and Shazam “Teatime” Watkins from Tacoma, Wash.) opens. [9 p.m., Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement St., S.F.]

Frankenstein: National Theatre Live presents an encore broadcast of the Danny Boyle-directed production with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation. [2 and 7 p.m., Hammer Theatre, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose]

Walking San Francisco’s 49 Mile Scenic Drive
: Authors Kristine Poggioli and Carolyn Eidson launch their guidebook, for locals and travelers who want to “explore the famous sites, neighborhoods and vistas in 17 enchanting walks.” [4 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Yiddish Culture Festival: Veretski Pass, Jewlia Eisenberg, Jeremiah Lockwood, Anthony Russell, Gerry Tenney, Jake Marmer and Naomi Newman appear in “Cabaret by the Bay,” an evening of comedy, Yiddish songs, storytelling, poetry, group singing and dancing. [5 p.m., Osher Marin Jewish Community Center, 200 N. San Pedro Road, San Rafael]

Slocan Ramblers: The award-winning Canadian bluegrass band headlines a show with Belle Monroe and Her Brewglass. [7:30 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

California Pops: In “Hollywood or Bust!” the orchestra plays movie music by Henry Mancini, Elmer Bernstein, Danny Elfman and John Williams. [3 p.m., Flint Center, De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino]

MONDAY, NOV. 21

Maynard James Keenan: The renaissance man best known as the frontman of Tool speaks about his biography “A Perfect Union of Contrary Things.” [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 410 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Get Pickled: The Lunchpad SF offers the first of two holiday season classes on pickling, both cold and hot brining. [6 p.m., 581 Hayes St., S.F.]

El Perro Del Mar: The act is the indie pop project of Swedish musician Sarah Assbring. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Majid Jordan: The Toronto R&B act — producers Majid Al Maskati, 25, and Jordan Ullman, 22 — have rescheduled a concert originally slated for October. [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1270 Sutter St., S.F.]

Jayme Moye, Hans Florine: Moye, author of “On the Nose: A Lifelong Obsession with Yosemite’s Most Iconic Climb,” is joined by the book’s subject, a climber who scaled Yosemite’s El Capitan more than 100 times. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

International Auto Show: Dozens of the world’s major manufacturers display hundreds of 2017 model cars, SUVs, trucks and vans.[10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., S.F..]

Trevor Noah: The host of TV’s “The Daily Show” is in town promoting his first book “Born a Crime” in a sold-out appearance presented by City Arts & Lectures. [7:30 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Henrietta Rose-Innes, Julie Shigekuni
: The award-winning novelists speak with Aaron Bady about their works; Rose-Innes’ “Nineveh” is about a South African pest removal expert and “In Plain View” is “a taut psychological thriller and examination of cultural divides.” [7 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

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