Singer-composer Candice Wicks is among the artists appearing in FUTR OnAir, a live and streaming event in San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro. (Courtesy Candice Wicks)

Nov. 6-7: FUTR OnAir, Madama Butterfly, Vanishing Worlds, Wild Beasts, Day of the Dead, Old First Concerts Piano Party, Tom Dalzell

SUNDAY, NOV. 6

FUTR OnAir: The free showcase pairs Brazilian and American artists and poets Kim Anno and Saulo Laudares; Tongo Eisen-Martin and Gustavo Ferraz; and Candice Wicks and Renato Cruz, in live and virtual presentations in San Francisco and Rio de Janeiro. [Noon to 3 p.m., Little Boxes Theater, 1661 Tennessee St., Suite 2S, S.F.]

Madama Butterfly: San Francisco Opera opens a 10-performance run of Puccini’s classic, starring Lianna Haroutounian as Cio-Cio-San. [2 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Unitarian Universalist Sunday Forum: Dr. Patrick Arbore, the director of the Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention & Grief Related Services, speaks on “Healthy Aging.” [9:30 a.m., First Unitarian Universalist Society, 1187 Franklin St., S.F.]

Vanishing Worlds: The S.F. Film Society presentation of documentary shorts includes “Bisonhead,” “Joe’s Violin” and “Forever, Chinatown,” all exploring issues of memory, community and the “preservation of tradition in modern times.” [1 p.m., Vogue Theatre, 3920 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Wild Beasts: The U.K. indie rockers, who have been nominated for a Mercury Prize, headline; Porcelain Raft, the project of Mauro Remiddi, opens. [8 p.m., Independent. 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Day of the Dead: The San Mateo County History Museum, Circulo Cultural and Redwood City library host the celebration, which includes music, traditional food, a 7 p.m. processional and Festival of Altars commemorating those who have passed. [5 p.m., 2200 Broadway, Redwood City]

Masters of Rhythm: The award-winning short film by Eve A. Ma about acclaimed Peruvian percussionists screens at 4 p.m. in the final program of the Berkeley Video & Film Festival. [2 p.m., 1939 Addison St., Berkeley]

Piano Party & Champagne Reception: The benefit for Old First Concerts features Sarah Cahill, Luciano Chessa, Daniel Glover, Peter Grunberg, Heidi Hau, Mack McCray, Robert Schwartz and William Wellborn playing works by Beethoven, Chessa, Debussy, Lewis, Schulz-Evler, and more. [3 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacremento St., S.F.]

MONDAY, NOV. 7

Tom Dalzell: The author and blogger discusses “Quirky Berkeley,” his project that photographs and pays tribute to innovative artwork on residences all over the city. [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Inscape: San Francisco State University’s Morrison Artists Series sponsors a master class with the innovative classical chamber ensemble from Washington D.C. [Noon, Knuth Hall, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

La Bamba: The “Music Monday” series screens the 1987 biopic by Luis Valdez about Chicano rock ‘n’ roll star Ritchie Valens. [9 p.m., Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 2550 Mission St., S.F.]

Be the Change: Educators and policy analysts Linda Darling-Hammond, Nicole Ramos-Beban and Rebecca Altamirano speak about their book, subtitled “Reinventing School for Student Success.” {Noon, Center for Education Research, Room 101, 520 Galvez Mall, Stanford University]

The Commissary: The restaurant kicks off its first Monday-of the-month Open Kitchen series, in which a seasonal ingredient will form the foundation of a four-course prix fixe menu prepared by local and visiting culinary luminaries. [5:30 p.m., 101 Montgomery St., Main Post, S.F. Presidio]

Hiromi: The eclectic, acclaimed jazz (and more) pianist opens a four-performance engagement with her Trio Project. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

Charlie Puth: The pop singer broke out with the tune “Marvin Gaye,” with guest vocals by Meghan Trainor. [7:30 p.m., San Jose Civic, 135 San Carlos St., San Jose]

Tory Lanez: Known for the debut single “Say It,” the hip-hop artist is acclaimed for his “intoxicating brew of atmosphere-warping R&B and pop zip.” [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]
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