Oct. 23-24: Jane Wiedlin, Matt Jaffee, Mission Murals, John Freeman, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Trashcan Sinatras, Rumer, Kimberley Lovato

Rock veteran Jane Wiedlin and up-and-comer Matt Jaffee play The Independent. (Courtesy photo)

Rock veteran Jane Wiedlin and up-and-comer Matt Jaffee play The Independent. (Courtesy photo)

MONDAY, OCT. 23

Elettrodomestico
: The sure-to-be catchy pop-rock show features Jane Wiedlin from the Go-Go’s, and 22-year-old Matt Jaffe and his band, The Distractions. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Mission Murals-Art, Politics and Community Preservation
: The exhibition of documentary photos, posters, handbills, tools and ephemera showcases work by Precita Eyes Muralists, the public art nonprofit making the Mission colorful. [8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Katz Snyder Gallery, Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

John Freema
n: The editor of “Freemans: The Future of New Writing,” a collection from select poets, fiction writers and essayists addressing the rise of nationalism, appears with contributors to the issue including Rabih Alameddine, Garnette Cadogan and Solmaz Sharif.[7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Atul Gawande: The surgeon, public health researcher and writer of best-selling books including “Complications, “Better” and “Being Mortal” appears in a sold-out City Arts & Lecture presentation. [7 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Katherine Schwarzenegger: The author reads from her children’s book “Maverick and Me,” which raises awareness for animal adoption and encourages young readers to become advocates for shelter pup. [5:30 p.m., SPCA Adoption Center, 250 Alabama St., S.F.; RSVP at www.eventbrite.com]

Trashcan Sinatras
: Scottish musicians Frank Reader, Paul Livingston and John Douglas are touring in an acoustic lineup, celebrating the indie band’s 30th anniversary. [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Curt Weiss
: The TV producer, writer and former drummer on the New York Music scene known as Lewis King talks about his new book, “Stranded in the Jungle: Jerry Nolan’s Wild Ride A Tale of Drugs, Fashion, the New York Dolls, and Punk Rock.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley]

Rumer: The British singer-songwriter (called “heir to Dusty Springfield and Karen Carpenter”) performs selections from her back catalog and from her album “This Girl’s in Love: A Bacharach & David Songbook.” [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero, Oakland]

TUESDAY, OCT. 24

Kimberley Lovato: The author of the fun new guidebook “Unique Eats and Eateries of San Francisco” signs books, greets guests and offers a presentation about her findings at the happy hour. [4 to 7 p.m., Sam’s Grill & Seafood, 374 Bush St, , S.F.]

Van Jones
: KPFA presents the CNN commentator speaking on “Beyond Messy Truth, How We Came Apart, How We Come Together.” [7:30 p.m., First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison St., Oakland]

Revive Us 2
: Broadcast live from the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C., the faith-based event features Kirk Cameron in conversation with guests including Dr. Ben Carson, Francis Chan, Ravi Zacharias and Joni Erickson Tada. [8 p.m., Kabuki, 1881 Post St., S.F.]

Snakehips: The British electronic duo (London natives Oliver Lee and James Carter) are headlining a North American tour with French electronic music producer Stwo, LA DJ Promnite and Australian producer, Yahtzel. [8 p.m., Fox, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Wand
: The Los Angeles-based psychedelic rock band, which added two members in 2016, recently released its fourth album “Plum.” [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

André Rieu
: The band leader and waltz master known as the “King of Romance” is on his 2017 arena tour with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra. [8 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

Robin Sloan: The author of “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore” discusses his latest offering “Sourdough,” which he says is about “work and eating, robots and microbes, independence and ambition,” and may be the “first novel in English to feature, as a key supporting character, a possibly-sentient sourdough starter.”[7:30 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Magic Spells: Jerusalem-based actress, composer and scholar Victoria Hanna kicks off a series of performance art pieces incorporating texts from the Kabbalah and Hebrew amulets from The Magnes Collection. [5:30 p.m., Magnes Museum, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley]
CalendarJane WiedlinJohn FreemanKatherine SchwarzeneggerKimberley LovatoMatt JaffeeMission MuralsRumerTrashcan Sinatras

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