Vibrant, provocative works by Toyin Ojih Odutola are on view in “A Matter of Fact,” one of several new exhibitions at the Museum of the African Diaspora. (Courtesy photo)

Vibrant, provocative works by Toyin Ojih Odutola are on view in “A Matter of Fact,” one of several new exhibitions at the Museum of the African Diaspora. (Courtesy photo)

Nov. 9-10: Toyin Ojih Odutola, Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff, Orquesta Victoria, Robert Beavers, Out of Earth, A Parisian Dada Salon, 3rd i: 14th S.F. International South Asian Film Festival


A Matter of Fact: The solo exhibition by Nigerian-born artist Toyin Ojih Odutola includes pastel and charcoal drawings depicting characters a fictionalized aristocratic family, which are a “meditation on the expression and constructs of wealth.” [11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission St., S.F.]

Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff: The author of “Other Avenues Are Possible: The Legacy of the People’s Food System” shows a video depicting The City’s food cooperative movement at its peak in the 1970s, then speaks on changes that resulted with a few groups of the type, such as Rainbow Grocery and Other Avenues. [6 p.m., Latino/Hispanic Room, S.F. Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Orquesta Victoria: The 14-piece tango orchestra from Argentina plays a concert to celebrate the recording “El Mundo is the World.” [6 and 9 p.m., Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Robert Beavers: The avant-garde filmmaker appears at a screening of “From the Notebook of …” described by the New York Times as “elegant, beautiful, complex and austere,” as part of the Cinema Mon Amour series. [7 p.m., Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St., Berkeley ]

Out of Earth (De Huma)-A Choreographic Rock Opera: Lili Weckler says the collaborative dance “excavates our internal experience of the violence of contemporary capitalism, and exhumes the anger, fear, wisdom and hope buried in our muscles, organs and psyches, as resources to instigate change.” [8 p.m., SAFEHOUSE for the Arts, 1 Grove St., S.F.]

A Parisian Dada Salon: The event celebrates City Lights Books’ first English translation of the classic “Lost Profiles: Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism” by Philippe Soupault, with editor Garett Caples and translator-poet Alan Bernheimer. [6 p.m., Mechanic’s Institute Library, 57 Post St., S.F.]

Nocturnal Habits: The band is the latest project of Justin Trosper, the Washington-based former frontman of the post-hardcore group Unwound. [8:30 p.m., Hemlock, 1131 Polk St., S.F.]

Lisa Prank: Robin Edwards’ one-woman band, which serves up “breezy but focused meticulously crafted bedroom pop gems,” opens for Bellows and PWR BTTM in a sold-out Noise Pop show. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]


3rd i: The 14th S.F. International South Asian Film Festival opens with Neeraj Ghaywan’s 2015 Cannes festival favorite “Masaan,” a picturesque cinematic tapestry set along the Ganges illustrating “the effect of narrow-minded tradition on the budding desires of youth.” [7:15 p.m., New People Cinema, 1746 Post St., S.F.]

The Dolphina Lounge Series: Bimbo’s 365 Club kicks off a new program showcasing Bay Area talent with a double bill featuring experimental Berkeley guitarist Matt Baldwin and Catch Pritchard, the folk Americana project of singer-songwriter Sawyer Gebauer. [8 p.m., Bimbo’s 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Printz Dance Project: The contemporary troupe presents the first of three performances of an “unplugged tasting menu of dance” and fundraiser for its upcoming full-length work. [8 p.m., Z Below, 470 Florida St., S.F.]

Letter to a Man: Cal Performances opens a four-performance run of its second collaboration between director Robert Wilson and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov, which is based on the diaries of ballet icon Vaslav Nijinsky. [8 p.m., Zellerbach Hall, near Dana Street and Bancfroft Way, UC Berkeley]

The Jezabels: The Australian indie rockers — back in action as keyboardist Heather Shannon’s cancer is in remission — are promoting their third album, 2016’s “Synthia.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Zidane-A 21st Century Portrait: The film by Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parreno profiles French soccer player Zinedine Zidane, considered one of the greatest in the game’s history. [7:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Classixx: The Los Angeles-based DJ duo (Michael David and Tyler Blake) are promoting the new album “Faraway Beach.” [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

Roisin Murphy
: The Irish electro pop artist is promoting “Take Up Her To Monto,” filled with “flights of disco fancy, dark cabaret, classic house and electronica, pure pop and torch song drama.” [8:30 p.m., Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., S.F.]

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