San Francisco’s EagleWolfSnake releases the new CD “Zang!” at Bottom of the Hill. (Courtesy photo)

San Francisco’s EagleWolfSnake releases the new CD “Zang!” at Bottom of the Hill. (Courtesy photo)

Nov. 12-13: EagleWolfSnake, Julie Barton, S.F. Transgender Film Festival, Tory Lanez, Monica

THURSDAY, NOV. 12

EagleWolfSnake: The San Francisco indie trio plays a CD release show for “Zang!” headlining a local indie and garage rock bill with Jet Trash, Lungs and Limb and Vinyl Spectrum. [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Discussion circle: The Freedom Socialist Party hosts the first of four sessions on the topic: “A Marxist Analysis of African American Liberation.” [7 p.m., New Valencia Hall, 747 Polk St., S.F.]

Job seeker assistance: People looking for work who register are invited to explore the public library’s business and employment seeker databases; contact lia.hillman@sfpl.org. [10 a.m., Main Library, fifth floor training center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

So You Want to Start a Nonprofit Organization?: The introductory course focuses on characteristics of effective nonprofits, and advice on improving them, too. [2 p.m., Main Library, lower level, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Julie Barton: The author of “Dog Medicine” appears; well-behaved pooches are invited to join their humans. [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., S.F]

S.F. Transgender Film Festival: The four-day 2015 event begins with a screening of short movies and a dress-up gala. [7:30 p.m., Roxie Theatre, 3117 17th St., S.F.]

Tory Lanez: The Canadian rapper (and producer and fashion designer) brings his “SwaveNation Tour” to town. [8 p.m., Social Hall SF, 1270 Sutter St., S.F.]

Ballet Hispanico: The contemporary troupe’s performances of “CARMEN.maquia” and “Club Havana” come to the big screen presented by “Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.” [7 p.m., Century S.F. Centre 9, 835 Market St., S.F.; 7 p.m., Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City ]


FRIDAY, NOV. 13

Monica: The Grammy-winning R&B artist appears on her “Code Red Experience” tour. [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Leslie Jordan: The Emmy Award-winner’s new one-man cabaret show is “Not In My House!”. [8 p.m., Feinstein’s at the Nikko, 222 Mason St., S.F.]

Soren Bryce: Opening for Mr. Little Jeans, the Los Angeles- based singer-songwriter’s “sharp-edged, brooding, indie folk and pop” has been praised by NPR, Paste and Billboard. [9 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Ron Garan: The former NASA astronaut who logged 178 days in space and 71 million miles in orbit on International Space Station assignment speaks about his book “The Orbital Perspective.” [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Oakland Symphony: Michael Morgan conducts “Lost Romantics,” featuring tenor Brent Turner, pianist Llewellyn Werner-Sanchez and the rarely performed 1895 Symphony No. 3 by Victor Bendix, as well as Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1. [8 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland]

Luenell: The East Bay-bred comedian. who appeared in the movies “Think Like A Man,” “Hotel Transylvania” and “Taken 2,” headlines a show also featuring Kirk McHenry and Keon Polee. [8 and 10:15 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Louis Katz: The standup comic began his career at age 9 when he submitted jokes to “The Tonight Show” and two were read on air by Johnny Carson. [8 and 10 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

American Indian Film Festival: The final program of the 2015 event is an evening of seven short films. [7 p.m., AMC Metreon, 135 Fourth St., S.F.]

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