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

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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