Places to go, people to see: Saturday, May 5

Sha Sha Higby, a butoh- and noh-inspired performance artist known for her spectacular costumes, appears in “The Glass Jungle.” The performance is an exotic sculptural-costume and puppetry dance about memory and timelessness.

Performances are at 8 p.m. today at the Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View, and at 8 p.m. Thursday through May 12 at Noh Space, 2840 Mariposa St., San Francisco.

Tickets are $10 to $22.

Call (415) 868-2409 or visit www.shashahigby.com

TODAY

Arthur Miller drama

Calvary Theatre Group presents “All My Sons,” by Arthur Miller.

A man struggles to tell his family about his wrongful business practices in this 1947 Tony-winning play.

WHEN: 8 p.m.
WHERE: Calvary Presbyterian Church, 2515 Fillmore St., San Francisco
PRICE: Suggested admission is $10 to $12
INFO: Call (415) 346-3832 or visit www.calvarypresbyterian.org  

Polynesian celebration

“Romance in the South Seas: Marriage and Family Traditions in Polynesia” is the theme of the 2007 Polynesian Festival.

Attractions include Polynesian dance, food and outrigger-canoe rides.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WHERE: Leo Ryan Park, 650 Shell Blvd., Foster City
PRICE: Admission is free
INFO: Call (650) 286-3380 or visit www.fostercity.org

SUNDAY

Indie rocker

“Ralph’s World,” the creation of indie rocker and songwriter Ralph Covert, features rock ’n’ roll for kids and adults alike. Check it out at a breakfast show at 9:30 a.m. Sunday at the Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., San Francisco.

Tickets are $18.

Call (415) 885-0750 or visit www.gamh.com  

Maitri gala

Maitri, an organization that provides residential and hospice care for people with AIDS, presents “Bliss,” its 2007 fundraising gala.

This year’s event honors the spirit and legacy of Zen monk and Maitri founder Issan Dorsey.

WHEN: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
WHERE: Officers Club, Fort Mason, near Franklin and Bay streets, San Francisco
PRICE: Tickets are $125
INFO: Call (415) 558-3002 or visit www.maitrisf.org  

TUESDAY

 Pair of hearts

Husband-and-wife writers and actors Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna celebrate their partnership and decades-long love affair with an evening of comedy.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Tuesday; 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays through May 20
WHERE: Empire Plush Room, York Hotel, 940 Sutter St., San Francisco
PRICE: Tickets are $45 to $49.50
INFO: Call (415) 468-3399 or visit www.empireplushroom.com

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