Composer Ana Sokolovic’s Serbian chamber opera is onstage in the new Taube Atrium Theater. (Courtesy Donat/SMCQ)

April 3-4: Svadba–Wedding, Refugee Crisis on Lesbos, SF Rock n Roll Marathon Concert, U.S. Elevator, Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, Nude Women’s Day Parade, Seanan McGuire

SUNDAY, APRIL 3

Svadba–Wedding: SF Opera Lab presents composer Ana Sokolovic’s a cappella chamber opera for six women, sung in Serbian, about the night before a wedding as a bride-to-be and her best friends celebrate their final time together being unmarried. [3 p.m., Taube Atrium Theater, Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

The Refugee Crisis on Lesbos: Grace Cathedral’s Forum presents a talk on about the current “state of the nationless” with documentary photographer Susan Weiss, and Dr. Iris Adler and executive Navonel Glick of IsraAID, a group humanitarian disaster relief efforts. [9:30 a.m., Grace Cathedral, Gresham Hall, 1100 California St., S.F.]

Museums on Us: Bank of America offers cardholders free admission to Bay Area institutions including Chabot Space & Science Center, Contemporary Jewish Museum, de Young Museum and Legion of Honor. [Info: museums.bankofamerica.com]

SF Rock n Roll Marathon Concert: MS MR, the New York-based dream pop duo, headlines at the finish line of the big race. [9 a.m., Civic Center Plaza, McAllister and Larkin streets, S.F.]

CSMA’s Got Talent: The Community School of Music and Arts’ annual benefit features art and music by students, staff and faculty; food and wine; and live and silent auctions. [4:30 p.m., Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View]

U.S. Elevator: Johnny Iriron’s band’s new self-titled album, according to Rolling Stone, “conjures classic rock nostalgia with 21st century hindsight”; the bill also includes guest Tim Bluhm with Go By Ocean, a pop-rock quartet that honed its sound at bassist Phil Lesh’s San Rafael venue Terrapin Crossroads. [8:30 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge: The guitarists — emerging jazz virtuoso Lage and the Punch Brothers’ “Critter” Eldridge — promise an evening of jazz, bluegrass and spontaneity, as evidenced on their 2014 album “Avalon.” [7 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Nude Women’s Day Parade: All are welcome at the International Women’s Day event, which travels from the Castro to City Hall and back; participants should gather at 10 a.m. before the procession begins. [11 a.m. start, Jane Warner Plaza, Castro and Market streets, S.F.]

MONDAY, APRIL 4

Seanan McGuire: The award-winning Northern California fantasy writer launches her latest volume “Every Heart a Doorway,” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Intrude: The public artwork by Amanda Parer, a traveling installation that has been to London, Paris and Boston, features five huge nylon rabbits inflated to 23 feet high and internally lit at night. [Monday through April 25, Civic Center Plaza, McCallister and Larkin streets, S.F.]

Wesla Whitfield: Music at Meyer presents the cabaret great in concert with The Mike Greensill Trio, playing tunes from the Great American Songbook. [7:30 p.m., Martin Meyer Sanctuary, Congregation Emanu-El, 2 Lake St., S.F.]

I Call My Brothers: Crowded Fire opens its production of a funny, fierce play that takes audiences on a journey inside one young man’s head in the aftermath of a terrorist attack in a major American city. [8 p.m., Thick House, 1695 18th St., S.F.]

Yung Lean: The Swedish rapper, who hit the scene at age 16 with the Sad Boys, performs material from his sophomore album, “Unknown Memory.” [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

John Waters’ Trash Trilogy: A week’s worth of screenings of the “high camp-low comedy” director’s films opens with “Female Trouble.” [10 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Santigold: The electronic artist and producer (aka Santi White) is promoting her new album “99¢.” [8 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Asha Dornfest: The author of “Parent Hacks: 134 Genius Shortcuts for Life with Kids” launches the book with a morning coffee party for parents and children. [9 a.m., Rec Room, 3222 Adeline St., Berkeley]


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