Pink Martini appears with the San Francisco Symphony in holiday concerts Nov. 27-28. (Courtesy Chris Hornbecker)

Pink Martini appears with the San Francisco Symphony in holiday concerts Nov. 27-28. (Courtesy Chris Hornbecker)

Nov. 25-Nov. 27: Music City West, Fleetwood Mac, Etsy Holiday Emporium, Song4Sanctuary, SFJAZZ Monday Night Band, Doe Paoro, Pink Martini, Historic Libations, A Bronx Tale


Music City West: Nashville Songwriters Association International presents Nashville-style artists Samantha Margret, Jim Burque, Patrick Russ, Koil Kohler and Andrew Bundy performing original tunes in a new monthly showcase for local musicians. [7 p.m., Café du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Fleetwood Mac: The lineup of the 1970s hit-making band includes Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie — no Lindsey Buckingham — and newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn. [8 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

SF Etsy Holiday Emporium: Some 200 artisans and small-batch food vendors sell their work; shoppers should bring their own bag. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pier 35, The Embarcadero, S.F.]

The Velveteen Rabbit: The performance of ODC/Dance’s adaptation of the children’s book is followed by a milk-and-cookies party, which requires a separate $25 ticket. [2 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater, 700 Howard St., S.F]

Superman-The Movie: The superhero classic starring Christopher Reeve hits the big screen again on its 40th anniversary. [2 and 7 p.m., Century at Tanforan, 1188 El Camino Real, San Bruno, and Century 9 SF Centre, 845 Market St., S.F.]

Snovember Holiday Market: The flea market is the site for 20 tons of snow, Santa Claus and other holiday festivities. [10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,TreasureFest, 500 Ave N, Treasure Island, S.F.]

LOLStars: Comics Kunal Kamra and Rahul Subramanian do standup, with meet-and-greet opportunities available. [6 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Girls Kill Nazis: Pear Theatre’s non-traditional holiday fare is a world-premiere romp set in the not too distant future, as a band of women in a book club in Bisbee, Ariz. do battle with the American Nazi party. [2 p.m., 1110 La Avenida, Unit K, Mountain View]


Song4Sanctuary: In the free show, Sofía Córdova and Matthew Gonzalez Kirkland (aka Xuxa Santamaria) perform an experimental score which interprets music traditions from various diasporas under sanctuary protection in The City. [7 p.m., Rotunda, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place, S.F.]

SFJAZZ Monday Night Band: Adam Theis leads the group in a free community concert presented by SFJAZZ and the SF LGBT Center. [7 p.m., Rainbow Room, LGBT Center, 1800 Market St., S.F.]

Doe Paoro: On her third album “Soft Power,” the Los Angeles-based pop songwriter “transforms pain into transcendence” and trades in electronic soundscapes for harmonies and piano. [8 p.m., Cafe Du Nord, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

NASA InSight landing Live Stream: Chabot Space & Science Center astronomers provide commentary as audiences watch live as the probe enters Mars atmosphere and prepares for its journey of discovery on the Red Planet. [11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Planetarium, 10000 Skyline Blvd., Oakland]


Pink Martini: The festive crossover band with vocalist China Forbes and pianist Thomas Lauderdale appears in the first of the San Francisco Symphony’s holiday concert series, opening a two-gig run, with Christopher Bell leading the orchestra. [7:30 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

A Bronx Tale: The touring musical, based on Chazz Palminteri’s play about a young man facing a possible life of crime, opens in The City. [7:30 p.m., SHN Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor St., S.F.]

Historic Libations-Back to the Future: Food and drink samples, talks by chefs and historians, and tours of the Old Mint are offered in the food-innovation themed ticketed program ($50-$75) presented by the California Historical Society. [6 to 8 p.m., U.S. Mint, 85 Fifth St., S.F.]

Eyedress: The Filipino-born, Manila-based artist makes “uniquely apocalyptic punk sounding music.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra: Author Steve Silberman speaks about the 1960s psychedelic folk-rockers whose “boundary-stretching legendary sessions” were recorded at Wally Heider’s studio in the Tenderloin district in the 1960s-70s. [7 p.m., Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St., S.F.]

Stairway Walks in San Francisco: Bay Area history enthusiast Alex Lemberg, who has climbed every public staircase in The City, describes the journey in the S.F. History Association presentation. [7 p.m.,Newman Hall, Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F.]

Clothing Drive: Alaska Airline hosts ice skating for people who donate apparel — winter jackets, socks, gloves and hats are requested – to benefit Larkin Street Youth Services. [4 to 8 p.m., Union Square ice rink, 333 Post St.., S.F.]

Boygenius: The indie band — with Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus — plays from its debut EP, in a concert also featuring sets by each musician. [7 p.m., Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Tallest Man on Earth: Swedish indie-folk, singer-songwriter Kristian Mattson has completed his five-song series “When The Bird Sees The Solid Ground.” [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

You Should Know This!: In the “TedTalk meets comedy game show,” UCSF professor Shawn Douglas speaks on “DNA Nanotechnology: Repurposing the Building Blocks of Life,” with commentary from Kevin Whittinghill and comedians Karinda Dobbins, Clara Bijl and Joey Avery. [8 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]CalendarDoe PaoroEtsy Holiday EmporiumFleetwood MacHistoric LibationsMusic City WestPink MartiniSFJAZZ Monday Night BandSong4Sanctuary

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