Agam Bar Ilan’s “Curvy Speed” is among the works in “Walk of Art: Visionary Shoes” at Refusalon Gallery. (Courtesy Gal Shahar)

Nov. 20-21: Walk of Art-Visionary Shoes, Snowflakes on Market, S.F. International Auto Show, Jessica Yu, Giraffage, Guns N’ Roses, So You Think You Can Dance

MONDAY, NOV. 20

Walk of Art-Visionary Shoes: An exhibition from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem which explores “the art and cult of women’s shoes” is in its second-to-last day. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Refusalon Gallery, 246 Powell St., S.F.]

Snowflakes on Market: A ceremony with public works officials and ballet dancers marks the illumination of 324 energy-efficient LED “snowflakes” on 162 historicstreet lamps along Market Street. [6 p.m., Powell and Market streets, S.F.]

Trans Day of Remembrance:
Community and nonprofit partners sponsor the event, which serves to honor people who have died as well as build momentum to end the violence against the transgender community. [5:30 to 8 p.m., SF LGBT Center, 1800 Market St., S.F.]

Monday Night PlayGround: The evening is part of a series of readings introducing original short plays by emerging professional playwrights. [8 p.m., Berkeley Repertory Theatre, 2025 Addison St., Berkeley]

Trevor Noah:
The funny, erudite “Daily Show” host appears in the first of six standup comedy shows. [7 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

S.F. International Auto Show: Dozens of the world’s major manufacturers display hundreds of 2018 model cars, SUVs, trucks and vans in the 60th annual event, with an emphasis on hybrid and electric vehicles. [10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Moscone Center, 747 Howard St., S.F.]

Kevin Mahogany: The Kansas City jazz vocalist and band leader has made more than 10 recordings in a three-decade career. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Jessica Yu: The Oscar-winning filmmaker discusses “Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves, ” her book about Gladys Kalibbala, a journalist who rescues lost children in Uganda. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 317 Castro St., S.F.]

TUESDAY, NOV. 21

Giraffage:
The San Francisco producer — aka Charlie Yin, son of Taiwanese immigrants who expected him to be a lawyer or doctor — is known at EDM festivals of his “beautiful dreamy synth-pop and R&B melodies.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Contemporary Jewish Museum Teen Takeover!: The free event for teens is a session of art-making, snacks, music, performances and interactive experiences offered in conjunction with the exhibit “Jewish Folktales Retold: Artist as Maggid.” [7 p.m., 736 Mission St., S.F.]

James J. Owens: The University of Southern California professor discusses “The World is Just a Book Away,” his anthology that represents his 15-year journey capturing stories about reading that inspired some of the world’s most prominent people. [7:30 p.m., Bindery, 1727 Haight St., S.F.]

Guns N’ Roses: The veteran Los Angeles rock band has added Bay Area dates on its “Not In This Lifetime Tour. [7:30 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

The She’s: Members of the San Francisco band say they’re here to “contribute to the soundtrack of your summer daydreams with sun-dazed beach-pop harmonies, catchy hooks and captivating emotional honesty.” [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Decades in the Making-A Continuous Rotating Exhibition: A group show of seminal 20th century artists (including Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Motherwell and David Park) marks the opening of Hackett Mill’s new location next to SFMOMA. [10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 145 Natoma St., Suite 400, S.F.]

Bernd Brunner: The acclaimed German non-fiction writer discusses “Birdmania: A Remarkable Passion for Birds,” which one critic called a “lively tour de bird obsessive.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

So You Think You Can Dance: The tour spun off from the TV show features season 14’s Robert Green, Logan Hernandez, Lex Ishimoto, Koine Iwasaki, Dassy Lee, Kaylee Millis, KiKi Nyemchek, Taylor Sieve, Sydney Tormey and Mark Villaver and special guests. [8 p.m., City National Civic, 135 San Carlos St., San Jose]
Calendar

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Lakeshore Elementary School was closed in March shortly before SFUSD closed all schools due to coronavirus concerns. The district is now working to prepare all elementary schools to reopen by mid-January.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
School district preparing buildings for hybrid learning

SFUSD plans to use 72 elementary schools and 12 early education sites for first phase of reopening

There have been at least 142 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among workers at San Francisco International Airport. <ins>(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
Supes back SFO worker healthcare legislation despite airline, business opposition

Costs of ‘Health Airport Ordinance’ in dispute, with estimates ranging from $8.4 M to $163 M annually

Thankfully, playgrounds that were closed due to the pandemic during the summer have reopened.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)</ins>
The perils of parenting, COVID-style

At long last, it’s OK to take your little one out to play

Ten candidates are running for a seat on the Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Community College District.. (Courtesy photos)
Strong leadership needed as City College faces multiple crises

Ten candidates vying for four seats on CCSF board

City officials closed San Francisco County Jail No. 4 on the top floor of the Hall of Justice at 850 Bryant St. in September, reducing the number of beds in the jail system by about 400. 
Kevin N. Hume/
S.F. Examiner
SF jail closure prompts doctor to call for release of more inmates

Reduced space increases risk of COVID-19 spreading among those in custody

Most Read