Hayao Miyazaki’s great “Howl’s Moving Castle” screens, closing out the 2017 Studio Ghibli Fest. (Courtesy Fathom Events)

Nov. 26-27: Tori Amos, Studio Ghibli Fest, Trevor Noah, Comedy for a Cause, Castro Holiday Tree Lighting

Sunday, Nov. 27

Tori Amos: The singer-songwriter and pianist, known for her brutal honesty and cult following, has a new album, 2017’s “Native Invaders.” [8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland]

42nd Street: Bay Area Musicals closes its run of the classic Broadway show with famed tunes “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and “42nd Street.” [2 p.m., Alcazar Theatre, 650 Geary St., S.F.]

Howl’s Moving Castle: The Studio Ghibli Fest 2017 screens an English dubbed version of the Oscar-nominated fantasy by animation master Hayao Miyazaki. [12:55 p.m., AMC Van Ness, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.; Century 9 SF Centre, 845 Market St., S.F.]

Hella Funny Sundays: Stroy Moyd hosts the free evening of local standup comedy. [7 p.m. Neck Of The Woods, 406 Clement St., S.F.]

Del McCoury Band: The nine-time winner of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year award plays music that “defines authenticity for hardcore bluegrass fans.” [5 and 7:30 p.m., Freight & Salvage, 2020 Addison St., Berkeley]

Trevor Noah: The funny, erudite “Daily Show” host closes his six-gig engagement in The City. [5 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Tia Carroll: The great Bay Area soul singer has been compared to Tina Turner, Koko Taylor and Aretha Franklin. [7 and 9 p.m., Biscuits and Blues, 401 Mason St., S.F.]

The Game’s Afoot: Ross Valley Players stage the “glittering whodunit” set during the Christmas holidays in 1936. [2 p.m., behind Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Ross]

Drawing Faces: The act, the project of folk-pop singer songwriter Julian Krispel, headlines a concert with Zak Schaffer and Josh Beam. [8 p.m., Hotel Utah, 500 Fourth St., S.F.]

Hayao Miyazaki’s great “Howl’s Moving Castle” screens, closing out the 2017 Studio Ghibli Fest. (Courtesy Fathom Events)

Monday, Nov. 27

Studio Ghibli Fest: “Howl’s Moving Castle,” the Oscar-nominated fantasy by animation master Hayao Miyazaki, screens, with subtitles. [7 p.m., AMC Van Ness, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.; Century 9 SF Centre, 845 Market St., S.F.; Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Castro Holiday Tree Lighting: Castro Street merchants sponsor the holiday event, with host “First Lady of The Castro” Donna Sachet, music by the S.F. Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band and carolers from LGBT choruses. [6 p.m., 501 Castro St., S.F.]

Free Community Chamber Concert: A string quartet of San Francisco Symphony musicians — violinists Eliot Lev and Katie Kadarauch, violist Matt Young and cellist Amos Yang — plays a program to be announced. [6:30 p.m., LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market St., S.F.]

H.E.R.: With the moniker short for “Having Everything Revealed,” Gabi Wilson, the R&B singer from Brooklyn by way of Vallejo, appears in her sold-out “The Lights Out Tour” concert. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Aquarium of the Bay: The marine attraction hosts daily programming including “Shark Talk,” otter feeding, squid dissection and more. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Pier 39, Embarcadero, S.F.]

Embarcadero Center Ice Rink: Hawaiian Airlines presents the seasonal skating attraction, billed as “the Bay Area’s largest outdoor ice rink.” [10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Embarcadero Plaza, foot of Market Street, S.F.]

Robert Rauschenberg-Erasing the Rules: SFMOMA’s recently installed retrospective showcases work by the multifaceted pop artist (1925-2008) known for using non-traditional materials in odd combinations. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., S.F. Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third St., S.F.]

Comedy for a Cause: The 20th annual benefit for Lovelife Foundation, an Oakland-based community-building nonprofit, features Luenell, Paul Mooney, Suga-T and KPOO’s Donald Lacy Jr. hosting. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]Calendar

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