Dmitry Chaplin and Anna Trebunskaya of TV fame appear in “Luis Bravo’s Forever Tango.” (Courtesy Alexa Sonner)

Dec. 21-22: Luis Bravo’s Forever Tango, Christmas at Grace Cathedral Singalong, Bethlehem A.D.,

MONDAY, DEC.21

Luis Bravo’s Forever Tango: The show features six world-class Argentine Tango couples (plus Anna and Dmitry from “Dancing with the Stars”) and traditional Argentine 1930s style musical accompaniment. [7 p.m, Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Christmas at Grace Cathedral: The holiday carol sing-along is geared to families with young children. [4 p.m., 1100 California St., S.F.]

Peninsula Ballet Theatre: The troupe performs its 45th “Nutcracker” with Carlos Carvajal’s well-loved choreography. [2 p.m., Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City]

Bethlehem A.D.: The little town of Bethlehem is brought to life at an outdoor staging of the Christmas story, where people can mix and mingle with Roman centurions and wise men and visit the baby in the manger. [6 to 9:30 p.m., 1305 Middlefield Road, Redwood City]

San Francisco Ballet Nutcracker: For more than 70 years, The City’s premier ballet company has staged its lavish production, the longest-running “Nutcracker” in America. [2 and 7 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Avengers of Comedy: The headliner is Sacramento badboy DJ Sandhu. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

2015 Winter Solstice Ceremony: Celebrate the season with a short chanting service at the San Francisco Zen Center. [6:15 p.m., 300 Page St., S.F.]

Fool La La!: Unique Derique appears in a circus-inspired holiday show with physical comedy and body percussion. [2 p.m., Marsh, 1062 Valencia St., S.F., www.themarsh.org]


TUESDAY, DEC. 22

A Charlie Brown Christmas-Live with the S.F. Symphony: Vocalists Jodi Benson and the San Francisco Symphony Chorus bring the classical animated “Peanuts” TV show to life and sing holiday favorites. [2 and 7:30 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

California Symphony: The Pacific Boychoir joins the orchestra for a program including a screening of the film “The Snowman,” holiday classics and an audience Christmas carol sing-along. [7:30 p.m., Lesher Center,1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek]

Mark Foehringer’s Nutcracker Sweets: The colorful family-oriented 50-minute rendition of the classic, which has a contemporary twist and live chamber music accompaniment, closes its 2015 season. [11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Silicon Valley Ballet: Choreographer Karen Gabay’s “Nutcracker” is a fresh take on the holiday classic inspired by the E.T.A. Hoffmann story. [1:30 p.m., Center for the Performing Arts, 255 Almaden Blvd., San Jose]

Potted Potter: The parody takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into 70 hilarious minutes: [2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

The Proofs: The Bay Area Americana/alt rock band’s 2015 album is called “One Law at a Time”; singer-songwriter Ashlee Beals opens. [9 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Comedy Allstars: The standup show features Conor Kellicutt, Matt Fulchiron, Chris Storin and Butch Escobar. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

A Gypsy Holiday Bash: The concert lineup includes Beso, El Radio Fantastique and The Crux. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Bethlehem A.D.Christmas at Grace Cathedral SingalongLuis Bravo’s Forever Tango

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

A lab worker from the Medical Examiner’s Office was arrested with an evidence bag of methamphetamine in August. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Audit over lab worker meth arrest finds medical examiner is missing drugs

An audit of the Medical Examiner’s Office prompted by the arrest of… Continue reading

City officials argue that the dominance of a few third-party delivery services gives them disproportionate leverage against restaurants. (Courtesy photo)
Cap on food delivery app fees may remain until indoor dining allowed at full capacity

Proposal seen as financial relief for restaurants struggling in pandemic

The City is seeking to enhance health care for San Francisco International Airport workers, which include more than 100 who have tested positive for COVID-19. <ins>(Courtesy photo)</ins>
Airlines, business groups fight new health insurance requirements for SFO workers

Heathy Airport Ordinance would require companies to offer family coverage or increase contributions

The Hall of Justice building at 850 Bryant St. is notorious for sewage leaks and is known to be seismically unsafe. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
SFPD speeding up Hall of Justice exit after another ‘large leak’

San Francisco police can’t get out of the decrepit Hall of Justice… Continue reading

The main entrance to Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Voting rights of seniors, disabled must be protected

Coronavirus pandemic adds new challenges for accessing the polls

Most Read