Oct. 28-29: Embodiment Project’s Seed Language, Hannah Hart, David Bodanis, Mayhem Mansion, LIttle Ice Rink, Stroy Moyd, Bruce Conner: It’s All True


Seed Language: The dance performance by Embodiment Project uses documentary theater to capture voices and spirits of formidable racial justice visionaries including Black Lives Matter’s Alicia Garza and Black Panther leader Ericka Huggins. [8 p.m., ODC Theatre, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Hannah Hart: The YouTube personality and author of “My Drunk Kitchen” signs copies of her new book “Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded” at a ticketed event. [7 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

David Bodanis: The New York Times-bestselling author of “E=mc2” speaks about his new volume, “Einstein’s Greatest Mistake,” a biography that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physics. [7:30 p.m,, Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Little Ice Rink: The South Shore Center rink, offering East Bay skating through Jan. 8, opens with performances by 2016 U.S. Open Champion Ashley Clark, 2016 Intermediate National Champion Alysa Liu, and hockey players with the Oakland Sharks Ice and Oakland Bears. [5 p.m., 523 South Shore Center West, Alameda]

Mayhem Mansion: Not recommended for children under 8, the scary haunted house, with “Spookeasy” refreshments, is a fund-raiser for the historic 19th century Haas-Lilienthal House. [7 to 10 p.m., 2007 Franklin St., S.F.]

Musical Séance: Sonic archaeologist Jill Tracy and violinist Paul Mercer’s concert includes music channeled instantaneously from cherished treasures brought in by members of the audience. [8 p.m., Lost Church, 65 Capp St., S.F.]

Stroy Moyd: The Oakland comic, and man behind the local favorite live comedy extravaganza #HellaFunny, appears in a late-night standup set. [10:15 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Al Letson: The National Public Radio host opens his solo show “Summer in Sanctuary,” an autobiographical piece detailing his time working as a creative writing teacher for children at a community center in a poor area of Jacksonville, Fla.. [8 p.m,, Marsh, 1062 Valencia St., S.F.]


Bruce Conner-It’s All True: Opening today, the retrospective contains more than 250 works — from paintings made in the 1950s to photos of the 1970s punk scene to videos created in the 21st century — by the realist and surrealist, whose career spanned 50 years. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., S.F. Museum of Modern Art, 151 Third St., S.F.]

Cellista: The San Jose cellist stages a film, dance, poetry and theater installation using her debut full-length album “Finding San José” as its soundtrack. [7:30 p.m., Little Boxes Theater, 1661 Tennessee St., S.F.]

Art unveiling: Darin Wacs, known for her whimsical sculptures and signs throughout Palo Alto, reveals her new contemporary public installation. [4 p.m., Rinconada Library, Newell and Embarcadero roads, Palo Alto]

Sofia Rei: The Argentine vocalist appears with her Peruvian bassist Jorge Roeder and Colombian percussionist, Tupac Mantilla. [8 p.m., Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third St., S.F.]

Día de los Muertos: San Jose Museum of Art hosts free community Day of the Dead activities, including tours of altars, demonstrations, costumes, performances and crafts [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 110 S. Market St., San Jose]

Journeys: The Bay Area Science Festival presents Adam Savage and the Tested.com in an evening of talks, presentations, and demonstrations of favorite projects over the past year. [7 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F]

Run 10 Feed 10: Women’s Health sponsors the 10K run across the Golden Gate Bridge, a fundraiser for the Feed Foundation, which supports programs to fight hunger and eliminate malnutrition. [8 a.m., Crissy Field, 1199 E. Beach St., S.F.]

Preoccupations: The Canadian post-punk band (formerly known as Viet Cong) is playing from its new self-titled album, which promoters say was written and recorded in “a state of near total instability.” [9 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Edison: The Denver-based Americana roots trio opens for Jared and the Mill, an indie band from Arizona. [9 p.m., Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement St., S.F.]

“Boograss” Hillbilly Halloween: The acoustic bill features Windy Hill, Max Bien and Duff Thompson. [9:30 p.m., Plough & Stars, 116 Clement St., S.F.]

San Francisco Girls Chorus: “Loves Journey” features special guest mezzo soprano Laurie Rubin and members of Magik*Magik Orchestra. [8 p.m, Herbst Theatre, 410 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Martin Solveig: The French DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer has collaborated with Dragonette, Kele of Bloc Party, Madonna and Tkay Maidza. [10 p.m., Temple Nightclub, 540 Howard St., S.F.]

La Reina de la Canción auditions: Performers are invited to try out for the multimedia talent competition to discover the next great female singer in the regional Mexican music genre; visit ww.LaReinadelaCancion.com for instructions. [8 a.m., Hilton San Jose, 300 S Almaden Blvd., San Jose].

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