March 9-10: António Zambujo, Hot Blood Orkestar, Namuli, Oh Vida!, High Highs, How To Smell a Rose-A Visit With Ricky Leacock in Normandy, Shred Kelly


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

António Zambujo: The internationally-acclaimed fado singer, guitarist and composer has been pushing the boundaries of the Brazilian musical genre for 10 years. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Hot Blood Orkestar: Playing on bill with salsa, hip-hop, Latin jazz band Mobando, the California group brings a modern groove on traditional music from the Balkans, Turkey, Greece and beyond. [9 p.m., El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

Namuli: The film about what happens when rock climbers, biologists and conservationists set off on an unconventional expedition into one of the world’s least-explored, most-threatened habitats, Mt. Namuli in Mozambique, screens, witn an appearance by director Majka Burhardt. [6 p.m., Clif Bar Theater, 1451 66th St., Emeryville]

Oh Vida!: The Bay Area Flamenco Festival presents Cuban pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Spanish Gypsy singer Esperanza Fernandez in a concert celebrating Cuban singer Beny Moré and his Spanish Gypsy counterpoint Manolo Caracol. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

High Highs: The former Australian indie rockers (now based in Brooklyn) have a new LP “Cascades,” which Pitchfork called “airy, harmony-laden indie pop.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

How To Smell a Rose-A Visit With Ricky Leacock in Normandy: Co-director Gina Leibrecht appears at a screening of the film, which documents indie director Les Blank’s visit in 2000 with Richard Leacock, the legendary co-founder of Direct Cinema. [7 p.m., Roxie, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Shred Kelly: The Canadian folk rockers are promoting their new album “Sing to the Night” and the U.S. release of the tune “Going Sideways.” [8 p.m., Milk Bar, 1840 Haight St., S.F.]

THURSDAY, MARCH 10

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company: The acclaimed contemporary dance troupe opens a four-day engagement featuring the West Coast premiere of “Analogy/Dora: Tramontane,” a tribute to Bill T. Jones’ mother-in-law, Dora Amelan, a French-Jewish survivor of World War II. [8 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, St., 700 Howard St., S.F.]

Tyrus: The film about 105 year-old Chinese-American artist Tyrus Wong, who gave Walt Disney’s “Bambi” its unforgettable look, opens CAAMFest 2016, an 11-day showcase of film, music, food and digital media from Asian and Asian-American artists; the movie is followed by a 9:30 p.m. gala at the Asian Art Museum. [7 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

Paul Goldberg: The novelist discusses “The Yid,” which follows a motley group of Muscovites in 1953 who launch an unlikely plot against the state as Stalin’s persecution of Soviet Jewry increases. [4 p.m., Jewish Community Library, 1835 Ellis St., S.F.]

S.F. International Ocean Film Festival: The four-day, 13th annual event begins with films about deepwater adventures from the U.S. and Australia directed by Nick and Cheryl Dean (appearing in person), James Toomey, Mark Jones and Nick Robinson. [4 p.m., Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.}

Veterans Resource Event: Campus and community programs and services for veterans and their families are introduced at the free session. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Skyline College, 3300 College Drive, San Bruno]

WritersCorps Live at The CJM: Reading their work, youth poets and artist-teachers Maddy Clifford and Annie Rovzar share the stage with award-winning author Chinaka Hodge. [6:30 p.m., Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F.]

The Phoenix Incident: The sci-fi thriller revolves around a military conspiracy and a controversial missing persons case surrounding the Phoenix Lights, an alleged UFO sighting in 1997. [7:30 p.m., Century 20 Daly City, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Melissa Aldana: The tenor saxophonist and 2013 Thelonious Monk Competition winner recently released her fourth album, “Back Home.” [7 p.m., SFJAZZ, 201 Franklin St., S.F.]

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