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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