March 7-8: Roméo Dallaire, Courtney Love, Le1f, Animal Collective, Cannibal Corpse, Audio Social Dissent Tour, Tinker and Build Month


Roméo Dallaire: The U.N. commander who helped stop the 1994 genocide in Africa lectures on “The Courage to Do What is Right: From the Hell of Rwanda to the Plight of Syrian Refugees.” [7 p.m., Presentation Theatre, Unversity of San Francisco, 2350 Turk St., S.F.]

Courtney Love: The rock icon and actress appears with composer Todd Almond in performance and conversation with the Curran’s editor-at-large Kevin Sessums. [7 p.m., Curran, 445 Geary St., S.F.]

Le1f: The Manhattan-raised rapper (born Khalif Diouf) and Wesleyan-trained dancer is known as much for his movement as music; his debut LP is “Riot Boi.” [7:30 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Third Man Records’ Audio Social Dissent Tour: Wolf Eyes, Timmy’s Organism and Video appear on the punk bill. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]-

Animal Collective: “FloriDada” is the first song released from the experimental pop band from Baltimore’s new studio album “ Painting With.” [8 p.m., Fox Theater, 1807 Telegraph Ave., Oakland]

Cannibal Corpse: The death metal band from Buffalo, N.Y. headlines a concert with Obituary, Cryptopsy and Abysmal Dawn. [7:30 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

S.F Public Library Tinker and Build month: In the “how slow can you go?” session, participants will race small vehicles on different track surfaces to find out about traction and physics [3 p.m., Richmond/Sen. Milton Marks branch, 351 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Free Comedy Night: Chris Conatser is the host of this week’s installment of the event that puts the spotlight on up-and-coming Bay Area comics. [7 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]


Jane Mayer & Jeffrey Toobin: The New Yorker staff writers and authors of various acclaimed nonfiction titles appear in an “On Art & Politics” discussion presented by City Arts & Lectures. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 75 Hayes St., S.F.]

Rebecca Traister: The author of “All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation” appears in conversation with Peggy Orenstein. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.] T

Daniel Torday: The author discusses his critically acclaimed novel, “The Last Flight of Poxl West” — in which a young man recounts his idolization of his uncle, a former Royal Air Force pilot — with Janis Cooke Newman. [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Sasha Martin: The food writer is promoting her book “Life from Scratch,” which is based on her experiences cooking meals from every country in the world and shared on her Global Table Adventure blog. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Remember Me Saturday: Rita Moreno stars in the film comedy about the journey of an aging woman and her grandsons screening at Cinequest. [5 p.m., Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose]

Sequoia Schmidt: The writer discusses “In Journey of Heart,” in which she chronicles her expedition across Pakistan toward the world’s second-highest peak to find the remains of her father and brother (mountaineers Marty and Denali Schmidt) who perished in a 2013 avalanche. [7 p.m., REI San Francisco, 840 Brannan St., S.F.] –

113 Project-Reclaiming Tohoku: The film, about the region of Japan besieged by earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011, screens to benefit ongoing relief efforts. [6:30 p.m., Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Northern California, 1840 Sutter St., S.F.]

Queen-A Night in Bohemia: The big-screen show includes a specially restored film of a 1975 concert created for the 40th anniversary of “Bohemian Rhapsody.” [7 p.m., Century San Francisco Centre 9, 845 Market St., S.F and AMC Van Ness 14, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

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