“Dystopian Dream,” the U.S. premiere of a London production combining animation, hip-hop dance, vocals and music by composer-Renaissance man Nitin Sawhney, is at Stanford’s Memorial Auditorium Thursday and Friday. (Courtesy photo)

Oct. 3-4: Contact Warhol, Jaguar Electrifies Experience, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Dystopian Dream, Seen By Everyone, Hope Mohr Dance, Gopi Kallayil

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 3

Contact Warhol-Photography Without End: Running through Jan. 6, the recently mounted exhibit of images rarely seen in public draws on a trove more than 130,000 exposures that the Cantor Arts Center acquired from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts in 2014. [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way, Stanford University]

Jaguar Electrifies Experience: The luxury auto brand, to introduce the I-PACE, its first electric model, invites the public to test drive it and other models; reservations required at www.jaguarusa.com/electrifies. [11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo]

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas: 42nd Street Moon kicks off a three week run of the 1979 country and western musical which brings the true story of Texas’ Chicken Ranch brothel to life. [8 p.m., Gateway Theatre, 215 Jackson St., S.F.]

Jaded: Creator JD Scalzo and director Brian Emerick answer questions and greet guests at a screening of the web series that explores San Francisco’s gay dating scene “through the eyes of a man lost inside the hookup culture.” [6 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale: The program, called “Mozart’s Sacred Chorale Works,” includes Mass No. 15 in C major, “Coronation.” [7:30 p.m., Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford University]

Fun Home: TheatreWorks Silicon Valley presents the award-winning musical based on the memoir of Alison Bechdel, a graphic novelist from a dysfunctional yet loving family harboring secrets about sexuality. [8 p.m.,Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View]

The San Francisco Olympians Festival IX: “Roman Holiday” is the theme of this year’s collection of dramatic readings of new plays inspired by ancient mythologies; opening today, the 12-performance event offers more than two dozen plays. [8 p.m., EXIT Stage Left, 156 Eddy St., S.F.]

Chris Garneau: The singer-songwriter releases his fourth album “Yours,” appearing on a bill with New York singer-songwriter Emily Ritz. [7 p.m., Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St., S.F.]

Above and Beyond-Nasa’s Journey To Tomorrow: The film by Rory Kennedy (“Last Days of Vietnam”) recounts the U.S. space agency’s many accomplishments as well as looks forward to the future. [7 p.m., Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

National Coffee With a Cop Day: San Francisco police observe the day with morning events at various coffee shops in Northern, Southern, Richmond and Taraval districts (visit http://sanfranciscopolice.org/Coffeewithacop for full list) and the Ingleside district. [7 to 9:30 a.m., Cumaica Coffee, 4726 Mission St., S.F.]

The Best of Czechoslovak Cinema: San Francisco State’s School of Cinema opens its class to the public, with a free screening of “A Report on the Party and the Guests,” a 1966 film by Jan Nemec about a “group of picnickers forced to follow rules set by officials for no apparent reason.” [6:30 p.m., Coppola Theatre, Fine Arts Building, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Boundless-Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Home and Abroad: UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive open the first major exhibit of contemporary Tibetan art ever mounted in the East Bay, home to the fourth-largest Tibetan community in North America; the show runs through May 26, 2019. [11 a.m. to 7 p.m., BAMPFA, 2155 Center St., Berkeley]

Marc Dollinger: The San Francisco State professor scholar discusses his book “Black Power, Jewish Politics: Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s,” which details how blacks and Jews together have altered the course of American liberalism. [7:30 p.m., Jewish Community Center, Room E104, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

THURSDAY, OCT. 4

Dystopian Dream: The dance work and “visual spectacle” with animation features hip-hop dancers Honji Wang and Sébastien Ramirez, singer Eva Stone and music from Nitin Sawhney. [7:30 p.m., Memorial Auditorium, 551 Serra St., Stanford University]

Seen By Everyone: Theatre of Yugen and Five on a Match open a three-week run of the West Coast premiere of the show, an exploration of death and grieving in the modern age consisting entirely of found text culled from social media. [7 p.m., 2840 Mariposa St., S.F.]

Hope Mohr Dance: Opening a three-day run, the premiere “extreme lyric I,” featuring Anne Carson’s translations of Sappho and an ensemble of six performers, is presented in the round for small audiences and “constructed as a conversation between contemporary gender identities and an ancient approach to ecstasy.” [7 and 9 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Deirdre Weinberg: The longtime San Francisco artist hosts a reception for “Living Memory in the TL,” her new show, described as an “ambitious hybrid of portraiture and cartography, living memory and historic record.” [6 p.m., Tenderloin Museum, 398 Eddy St., S.F.]

MC50 Kick Out the Jams: Wayne Kramer of Detroit proto-punk hard rock band MC5 plays the group’s debut album on its 50th anniversary, with guests guitarist Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), drummer Brendan Canty (Fugazi), bassist Dug Pinnick (King’s X) and frontman Marcus Durant (Zen Guerrilla). [9 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Alice Merton: The platinum-selling English-born, German based singer-songwriter — known for her electric guitar riff-laden sound — has a new single “Why So Serious” from her upcoming debut album “Mint.” [8 p.m., August Hall, 420 Mason St., S.F.]

Gopi Kallayil: Google’s chief marketing evangelist speaks about his book, “The Happy Human: Being Real in an Artificially Intelligent World.” [7 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 110 The Embarcadero, S.F.]

John Sims: The conceptual artist and activist, along with guests, release the video-poem chapbook “A Blazing Grace and the AfroDixieRemixes: The San Francisco Session,” which re-envisions the Confederacy anthem “Dixie.” [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Olga Tokarczuk: The Polish author of “Flights” and translator Jennifer Croft discuss their 2018 Man Booker International Prize for translation-winning novel, a series of vignettes and “philosophical rumination on modern-day travel.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Asperger’s Nazi Medicine
: Scholars Herwig Czech and Edith Sheffer discuss how Asperger’s syndrome was discovered by pediatrician Hans Asperger, who contributed to the Nazis’ eugenics program; the talk is part of the Jewish Studies course “Holocaust Across the Disciplines.” [3:30 p.m. McKenna Theatre, Creative Arts Building, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Berkeley Symphony
: Ming Luke conducts Shostakovich’s “Festive” Overture, Jennifer Higdon’s Violin Concerto with soloist Benjamin Beilman, Music Alive Composer-in-Residence Anna Clyne’s “Night Ferry” and Ravel’s “La Valse.” [7 p.m., Zelleberbach Hall, near Bancroft Way and Dana Street, UC Berkeley campus]

Heyday Harvest: The book publisher’s annual gala dinner and fundraiser ($200 and up) honors Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Daniel Ellsberg for “their longstanding commitments to … fighting injustice.” [6 p.m., African American Museum and Library, 659 14th St., Oakland]

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