Bay Area-raised comic Amy Miller, now a Portland resident, headlines the Punch Line. (Courtesy Sarah Natsumi Moore)

Bay Area-raised comic Amy Miller, now a Portland resident, headlines the Punch Line. (Courtesy Sarah Natsumi Moore)

Jan. 27-28: Amy Miller & Friends, Older Adult Choir Summit, Edward Gauvin, Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27

Amy Miller & Friends: The former Oakland resident and winner of “funniest comedian in Portland” honors headlines a standup show with Karinda Dobbins, Sean Jordan, Lydia Popovich, Josef Anolin and Matt Lieb. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Older Adult Choir Summit: Two hundred senior singers — seven choirs and guests — perform classics and multicultural music at the event, which also includes a service fair (at 1 p.m.) connecting seniors to social services. [2:30 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Edward Gauvin: The translator of French author Serge Brussolo’s “The Deep Sea Diver’s Syndrome,” a hybrid of science fiction and fantasy, speaks about the book with Michael Holtmann. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Eagle Rock Gospel Singers: The band is a collective of friends reviving the spirit of gospel music, blending blues, indie rock, folk and bluegrass. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Art of the Modern Drink: Thirteen local bartenders and chefs create drinks and snacks inspired by works at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture’s winter farmers’ market. [5:30 p.m., Ferry Building, Market Street and the Embarcadero, S.F.]

Florence and the Uffizi Gallery: The filmed journey in Fathom Events’ “Art and Architecture Series” showcases art from the city that was the cradle of the Italian renaissance, including works by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Raphael, Leonardo and Botticelli. [7 p.m., Century 9 San Francisco Centre, 835 Market St., S.F.]

Lady Rizo: The cabaret artist, comedienne and chanteuse creates vintage arrangements and theatrical explorations of pop songs from every decade. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats: The American singer-songwriter from Hermann, Mo., known for his folk-based, pensive tunes, opens a two-night stand at the Fillmore. [8 p.m., 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F]


THURSDAY, JAN. 28

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: The quirky musical follows an eclectic group of six young people on their journey to realize their dream to become a spelling bee champion. [8 p.m., Hillbarn Theatre, 1285 East Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City]

Jessimae Peluso: The American stand-up comedian, a cast member in the first two seasons of MTV’s “Girl Code,” tops the bill of a show with Marcella Arguello and Nicole Calasich. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Futurebirds: The Southern rockers from Athens, Ga., are promoting their album “Hotel Parties”; Susto, a country rock band from Charleston, S.C., opens. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Destructo: The executive, producer and DJ (aka Gary Richards) brings his “Ship2Ship Tour” — with Justin Martin and Rezz — to The City. [9:30 p.m., Audio, 316 11th St., S.F.]

Ian Moore: Appearing with his band The Lossy Coils, the folk-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter has been in and out of the Austin, Texas music scene for decades. [8:30 p.m., Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk St., S.F.]

British Arrows: The film and video program showcases the most intriguing, amusing and off-the-wall TV commercials produced every year in Great Britain. [7:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Best of RiffTrax: Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett (of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame) bring their wisecracks to “The Room,” one of the most baffling independent films ever. [7:30 p.m., Century 20 Daly City, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Latino Voices For Justice: Félix Gutiérrez heads the “Latino Americans: 500 Years of History” presentation, which compiles personal narratives and newspapers from the late 1800s to early 1900s. [6 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

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