Cody Simpson & The Tide appear at the Rickshaw Stop, playing from their beachy new album “Wave One.” (Courtesy photo)

Cody Simpson & The Tide appear at the Rickshaw Stop, playing from their beachy new album “Wave One.” (Courtesy photo)

Oct. 24-25: Cody Simpson & The Tide, Stefan Kurten, Tom Hanks, Van Morrison, Anne Evers Hitz, Reza Farazmand, Sandra Butler, Nan Fink Gefen, Disney On Ice

TUESDAY, OCT. 24

Cody Simpson: On a new album “Wave One” (created with his band The Tide in California), the young Australian heartthrob “has stepped away from his formerly synth- and bass-heavy dance pop and turned to breezy, Jack Johnson-esque acoustic beach pop.” [7:30 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Stefan Kurten-Millefleurs: In the show of 11 paintings of upscale houses, the artist imagines the perfect home: “chic, modern, glassy, immaculate, affluent.” [10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Hosfelt Gallery, 260 Utah St., S.F.]

Tom Hanks: The Bay Area-bred movie star talks about his new book “Uncommon Type: Some Stories” with Dave Eggers, in a sold-out City Arts & Lectures event. [7:30 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Van Morrison: The legendary singer-songwriter is joined by organist Joey DeFrancesco in a sold-out exclusive, intimate performance. [7:30 p.m., SFJAZZ, 201 Franklin St., S.F.]

Real Live Comedians
: The standup lineup includes Jason Mack, Dalia Malek, Mark Smalls, Feel Woods, Drew Harmon and Robert Berry. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Anne Evers Hitz: The author of “San Francisco’s Ferry Building” speaks about The City’s historically significant structure in a San Francisco History Association talk. [7:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Catholic Church, 725 Diamond St., S.F.]

Reza Farazmand: The web comic artist is promoting his new satirical collection, “Comics for a Strange World,” which, like his best-selling “Poorly Drawn Lines,” takes readers “through time, space and alternate realities.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Sandra Butler, Nan Fink Gefen: The East Bay authors launch their collaborative work, “It Never Ends: Mothering Middle-Aged Daughters,” a first-of-a kind volume “that brings the voices of aging mothers front and center.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 1491 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley]

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 25

Disney On Ice: “Dream Big,” featuring heroines of beloved Disney tales (Ariel, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Belle, Anna and Elsa) on skates, opens a four-day run. [7 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

BeneFRIGHT: The San Francisco Neo-Futurists host their second annual fundraiser, a “super-spooky” night of performance art and two-minute plays. [7:30 p.m., Shelton Theater, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]

Five Alarm Funk: The Juno-nominated Canadian groove masters play a funky show promoting their latest album “Sweat.” [9:30 p.m., Boom Boom Room, 1601 Fillmore St., S.F.]

A$AP Mob: The New York hip hop and fashion collective (Rocky, Ferg, Twelvvy, Nast and Ant) are joined on the “Too Cozy Tour” by fellow rappers Playboi Carti, Key! and the Cozy Boys. [8 p.m., Bill Graham Civic, 99 Grove St., S.F.]

Mariza: The Portuguese-African musician, called “the embodiment” of modern fado (Lisbon’s “emotion-filled” folk music), appears with guitarists Jorge Fernando and Custódio Castelo. [8 and 10 p.m., Bing Concert Hall Studio Cabaret, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University]

Repentant Monk-Illusion and Disillusion in the Art of Chen Hongshou: The exhibition of 25 rarely exhibited works by the trailblazing 17th century artist, who painted during a transitional phase between the Ming and Qing dynasties, opens; it’s on view through Jan. 28. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2155 Center St., Berkeley]

Roz Chast: The celebrated New Yorker cartoonist appears in a sold-out talk about her new graphic memoir, “Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York.” [7 p.m., San Jose Museum of Art, 110 S. Market St., San Jose]

San Francisco Girls Chorus: “Philip Glass and the Class of ‘37” features Philip Glass Ensemble members Michael Riesman and Andrew Sterman accompanying the singers on excerpts from works by the contemporary composer. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]
Anne Evers HitzCalendarCody Simpson & The TideDisney on IceNan Fink GefenReza FarazmandSandra ButlerStefan KurtenTom HanksVan Morrison

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