Aug. 28-29: Black & Brown Comedy Get Down, 50|50 Show, Pine Box Boys, Curious Flights


Black & Brown Comedy Get Down: Cedric The Entertainer, Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley, George Lopez and Charlie Murphy appear in the standup show. [8 p.m., Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland]

Float on: At its “Buzz-worthy Ice Cream Social,” coffee purveyors serve up complimentary ice cream floats with Nitro Cold Brew and Three Twins’ organic vanilla ice cream, while supplies last. {Noon to 2 p.m., Ritual Coffee Roasters, 1026 Valencia St., S.F.]

Teenage dance craze: The club bills its twice-a-month, 1960s-themed DJ dance party as the place where “music is the star and mono is king.” [10 p.m., Knockout, 3223 Mission St., S.F.]

New opera: Left Coast Chamber Ensemble performs excerpts from “Death with Interruptions,” a 2015 opera based on Jose Sarramago’s Nobel Prize-winning novel in an event also featuring comments from librettist Thomas Laqueur. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

World War II novel: Part-time Palo Alto writer Meg Waite Clayton talks about her new book “The The Race for Paris,” which follows two American female war correspondents on their quest to document the Allied liberation of Paris. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Affordable art: The seventh annual “50|50 Show,” a juried event which offers thousands of small, modestly priced works by more than 60 artists for sale, opens. [6 p.m. (preview fundraiser), 8 p.m. (show), Sanchez Art Center, 1220-B Linda Mar Blvd., Pacifica]

Beer-release bash: Bloody bluegrass band Pine Box Boys plays, and celebrates Pine Box Boys Scotch Ale (created by Six Rivers Brewery) in a show also featuring Jayke Orvis and The Kemo Sabe. [9:30 p.m., Elbo Room, 647 Valencia St., S.F.]


Eclectic chamber music: Curious Flights, a series presenting new and rarely performed works, opens its season with an all-English program featuring S.F. Opera Adler Fellow Julie Adams, San Francisco Symphony pianist and lecturer Peter Grunberg, and pianist Keisuke Nakagoshi of the ZOFO duo. [8 p.m., S.F. Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Literary lounge: Chhoti Maa, whose raps, poems and songs are rooted in her grandmothers’ traditions, and Jason Bayani, a veteran of the National Poetry Slam scene, are among the storytellers slated for the open-mike event. [7:15 p.m., Galeria de la Raza, 2857 24th St., S.F.

Funny tunes: Fresh off his Grammy win for Best Comedy Album, “Weird Al” Yankovic brings his 2015 Mandatory World Tour to The City, [8 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F]

Jazzy biking: Bicicletas Por La Paz, a group of musicians and bike activists, plays a record release show for the debut CD “Musica Por Puppets.” [9 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Neosoul songstress: Hip-hop, soul and jazz singer-songwriter and activist Erykah Badu appears in concert. [8 p.m., Warfield, 982 Market St., S.F.]

Original drama: “Disclosure,” a contemporary play by Carol S. Lashof about a woman determined to expose the truth about being abused as a child, closes its three-week run. [9 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Sexy dining: RavishSF’s Erotic Underground Dinner Series presents “Maison Rouge,” an arousing, $99 seven-course Southern Louisiana style communal feast for ages 21 and older. [7 p.m., 3359 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

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