Radioactive Swamp, a group art show, opens at Joy Gallery on Saturday, (Courtesy photo)

Oct. 21-22: Barbara Rose Brooker, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Takuya Kuroda, Kishi Bashi, Soltron, Tkay Maidza, Damien Jurado, Radioactive Swamp, Bridge School Benefit, Kanye West

FRIDAY, OCT. 21

Barbara Rose Brooker: The author of “The Viagra Diaries” and “There’s Something Wrong with All of Them” — who coined the phrase “boomer hottie” — speaks on “Dispelling Ageism: The Journey of the Age March.” [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra: Nicholas McGegan leads Beethoven’s Concerto for Fortepiano No. 3 featuring Robert Levin, and Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral.” 8 p.m. $27-$108. Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F., www.cityboxoffice.com

Takuya Kuroda: The Japanese-born, Brooklyn-based trumpeter — playing with tenor saxophonist Craig Hill, keyboardist Takeshi Ohbayashi,
bassist Rashaan Carter and drummer Adam Jackson — first gained notice as a foil for vocalist José James. [7 and 8:30 p.m., SFJAZZ, 201 Franklin St., S.F.]

Good Enough for Good Times: The New Orleans band with bassist Robert Mercurio and guitarist Jeff Raines of Galactic, drummer Simon Lott of Robert Walter’s 20th Congress and keyboardist Joe Ashlar headlines a show with openers Gramps the Vamp from Chicago. [9:30 p.m., $20. Boom Boom Room, 1601 Fillmore St., S.F.]

Kishi Bashi: The singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist’s newest album “Sonderlust” strays from his signature violin-heavy orchestral pop “in favor of exploring new sonic territory.” [8:30 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Rin Tin Tiger: The alt folk rock trio from San Francisco calls its sound a “blend between early Bob Dylan, Violent Femmes and Tupac.” [9 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Soltron: The 12-piece Bay Area band founded in the Mission celebrates the release of its debut album — which includes Santana-style Latin rock, Afro-Cuban, electronic, samba, cumbia and hip-hop — and offers a “powerful message of survival as their neighborhood undergoes unprecedented gentrification.” [7:30 p.m., Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Tkay Maidza: The Zimbabwe-born, Australia-based rapper was nominated for Best International Act at the 2016 BET Awards. [9 p.m., Rickshaw Shop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Damien Jurado: The indie, folk, Americana singer-songwriter’s 2016 album is “Visions of Us on the Land.” [8 p.m., Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

SATURDAY, OCT. 22

Radioactive Swamp: An opening reception celebrates the wild group art show based on a “legend in deep in the south” where a “swamp glows neon green” and people who lived near it refused to move, [7 p.m,, Joy Gallery, 4921 Third St, S.F.]

San Carlos Airport Day: The family of free, hands-on fun includes the opportunity for children to take a flight in a historic plane. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Park at 601 Skyway Road, San Carlos]

Bridge School Benefit: The 30th annual fund-raiser features Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Metallica, Roger Waters, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds, case/lang/veirs, Willie Nelson, My Morning Jacket, Norah Jones, Cage The Elephant and Nils Lofgren. [3 p.m., Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View]

Kanye West: The rapper brings his Saint Pablo Tour (in which he hovers on a spaceship-like contraption) to the East Bay); the tour has added a Nov. 17 date in San Jose and a Nov. 19 date in Sacramento. [8 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

Harry-Heine in Holland: The program of lieder by by 19th century Dutch composers and set to texts by German poet Heinrich Heine is performed by bass-baritone Marc Pantus and pianist Shuann Chai. [4 p.m., Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St., S.F.]

Annie Bacon & her OSHEN: The San Francisco folk-rocker releases her dark cinematic track “What we said,” opening a bill with Bay Area bands Before the Brave and Growwler. [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Potrero Hill History Night: The 17th annual free event celebrates the neighborhood’s changes through the decades, featuring an interview with longtime resident Isadore Pivnick, who was principal at Daniel Webster in the 1950s, by one of his former students. [7 p.m., Daniel Webster Elementary School, 465 Missouri St.., S.F.].

Peter & Will Anderson Trio: The Juilliard-trained jazz saxophonist and clarinetist brothers play a free concert with guitarist Alex Wintz. [7:30 p.m., Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View]

Clarion Alley Block Party: The 24th annual bash showcases the site’s fantastic murals and offers 12 hours of live music from more than a dozen bands. [11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Clarion Alley, between Mission, Valencia, 17th and 18th streets, S.F.]

Liza Monroy and Rebecca Kauffman: Monroy, author of “Your Shoes Are Soon To Be On Fire,” a collection of essays about her quest for love, appears with Kauffman, whose debut novel “Another Place You’ve Never Been” explores the “intersection of human experience amidst the minutiae of everyday life.” [2 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Junior League of S.F. Home Tour: The 22nd annual ticketed event ($75) offers visitors the opportunity to see five beautiful Sea Cliff homes. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m., check in at 28th Avenue and El Camino Del Mar, S.F.]

Photo/Garden walk: Nature photographer and artist Stephen Kane leads a tour of the San Francisco Botanical Garden and offers tips on lighting, composition and color. [4:30 p.m., S.F. Botanical Garden, Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park, S.F.; RSVP to bkuhl@sfbg.org]

Superfest-International Disability Film Festival: The 30th event, the longest running festival of its kind in the world, screens two programs of three films each, including the premiere of “Terminal Device,” Ross Turnbull’s essay and autobiography about a one-armed man. [1 and 6 p.m., Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, : 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley]

Presidio Pumpkin Carving Workshop: Families are invited to create Halloween decor in the free session; basic tools and pumpkins are provided while supplies last. [11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Main Parade Ground, Presidio, S.F.; registration required at www.presidio.gov]

Opeth: The Swedish heavy metal band, which formed in Stockholm in 1990, is led by singer, guitarist and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Art Auction With Impact: The fund-raiser, which supports mental health workshops in high schools, colleges and universities throughout the U.S., features art and experiences up for auction, refreshments and performances. [7 p.m., Firehouse, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Ian Anderson: The frontman of the classic rock band Jethro Tull reimagines his namesake with a narrative about the English agriculturalist set in the near future accompanied by the group’s best-known songs. [8 p.m., City National Civic, 135 W. San Carlos St., San Jose]

Konstantino Sioulas: The jewelry designer, whose fans include Rihanna and Keith Richardss, makes an appearance to show his collection. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Neiman Marcus, 150 Stockton St., S.F.]

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