Theatre Flamenco presents Spanish Flamenco great Andrés Marín and singer José Valencia in Fort Mason’s Cowell Theater. (Courtesy Klaus Handner)

Nov. 22-23: Theatre Flamenco, Andrés Marín, Michael Kesselman, Heidi Hau, Baby Gramps, Nephew Tommy

SUNDAY, NOV. 22

Theatre Flamenco: Contemporary Spanish flamenco superstar Andrés Marín appears in the North American premiere of “Ad Libitum: Or how I freed myself from my chains.” [3 p.m., Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, Marina Bouelvard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Michael Kesselman: Museum Studios Gallery hosts an artist’s reception for the show by the Bay Area sculptor titled “Nomontony: Indiscriminate Sculptures.” [1 to 4 p.m., Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame]

Heidi Hau: The pianist plays preludes by Debussy and Chopin in an Old First Concerts presentation. [4 p.m., Old First Church, 1751Sacramento St., S.F.]

Baby Gramps: The energetic, humorous steel guitar player and singer’s eclectic repertoire includes rags, jazz, blues from the 1920s-30s and originals with wordplay and throat singing. [8 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Nephew Tommy: The comic is best known for his pranks as co-host of the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show, which has some 8 million radio listeners daily. [8 p.m., Masonic, 1111 California St., S.F.]

Farmers Market pop-up: Twenty-five local farms and food purveyors sell produce and more at the Thanksgiving market, which includes a smoked turkey demonstration by chef John Fink of The Whole Beast. [10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Yard at Mission Rock, Third Street and Terry Francois Boulevard, S.F.]

San Francisco Symphony: Michael Tilson Thomas and the orchestra perform Schumann’s Symphony No. 1 as well as two works by Richard Strauss: Serenade in E-flat major for 13 winds and the Brentano Lieder with soprano Laura Claycomb. [2 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88s: The veteran blues band plays a CD release show for “Jammin On the High C’s.” [7 and 9 p.m., Biscuits and Blues, 401 Mason St., S.F.]


MONDAY, NOV. 23

Philip Tetlock: The professor of management and psychology at Univesity of Pennsylvania talks about the methodology used in his new book “Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction.” [7:30 p.m., SFJAZZ, 201 Franklin St., S.F.]

Andrea Ponsi: The renowned architect, artist and designer, author of “San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions,” speaks on “San Francisco Through the Eyes of An Italian Architect.” [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

The Riptide Benefit Concert: The Sam Chase — the folk rock band that got its start at the Outer Sunset bar, which was damaged in a recent fire — headlines the benefit show (and SF Food Bank Drive); Tom and Richard Frost (of Powder) and Whograss also play. [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Ann Wilson Thing: The vocalist from Heart is on tour “excited to play unusual songs in small places.” [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]

David Eagleman: The neuroscientist and best-selling author, whose new book is “The Brain: The Story of You,” appears in conversaton with Jacob Ward. [7:30 p.m., Nourse, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Steven Saylor: The author of historical novels talks about his most recent release “Wrath of the Furies: A Novel of the Ancient World,” which is set in 88 B.C. Alexandria. [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

James Miller: The San Francisco poet reads from “Poetry James Miller,” a collection of 50 years of poems from his archives that had been scribbled on scraps of paper and stashed in files labeled “to be finished.” [7 p.m., Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., S.F.]

Market Street snowflake lighting: Music accompanies the ceremonial countdown to (and lighting of) 270 LED illuminated snowflakes on poles on The City’s major thoroughfare. [6:30 p.m., cable car turnaround, Powell and Market streets, S.F.]

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