Tenderloin rockers Hungry Skinny released their self-titled debut album in September.  (Courtesy photo)

Tenderloin rockers Hungry Skinny released their self-titled debut album in September. (Courtesy photo)

Nov. 24-25: Hungry Skinny, Hands Like Houses, Copeland, Sean Keane, Darwin Deez, Big Quiz Thing


TUESDAY, NOV. 24

Hungry Skinny: The San Francisco rock band, which formed in the Tenderloin in 2011, released its self-titled debut album in 2015. [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

Hands Like Houses: The rock group from Canberra, Australia, is renowned for its live performances, glorious mustaches and sophisticated musical style. [7 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

French Film and Conversation Night: “Coco Before Chanel” starring Audrey Tautou screens in a class designed for non-French speakers who want to discover French cinema. [7 p.m., Alliance Française, 1345 Bush St., S.F.]

Copeland: Pianist-guitarist-vocalist Aaron Marsh leads the Florida-based indie band, playing from its long-awaited sixth album “Ixora”; Eisley and We Are The City open. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Big Quiz Thing; Prizes are awarded at the every-other-Tuesday trivia competition. [7 p.m., Neck of the Woods, 406 Clement St., S.F.]

Sean Keane: The comic, a former resident of The City and SF Sketchfest veteran, does standup; Natasha Muse opens. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Monika Trobits: The tour leader, historian and author of “Antebellum and Civil War San Francisco” presents an illustrated talk about the lingering presence of the antebellum and Civil War eras in The City. [7:30 p.m., St. Philip’s Catholic Church, 725 Diamond St., S.F.]

Darwin Deez: The indie pop rocker recorded, mixed and mastered his third album “Double Down” by himself in his sixth-floor Brooklyn walk-up. [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 25

In Love and Warcraft: Custom Made Theatre stages the Bay Area premiere of Madhuri Shekar’s play which explores the strange social behaviors spawned by Internet culture. [7:30 p.m., 533 Sutter St., S.F.]

The Nightmare Before Christmas: Joshua Gersen conducts the San Francisco Orchestra as it accompanies a screening of Tim Burton’s fantastical film with its quirky score by Danny Elfman. [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

St. Francis Enchanted Castle: The Westin St. Francis unveils its holiday display, pastry chef Jean-François Houdré’s rotating 12-feet-tall winter wonderland with gift boxes, gingerbread men, candies and Christmas trees. [11 a.m., St. Francis hotel lobby, 335 Powell St., S.F.]

Scrooge in Love!: Jason Graae stars in 42nd Street Moon’s premiere of a show that follows Ebenezer Scrooge one year after his life changed for the better. [7 p.m., Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St., S.F.]

Temple Nightclub: German DJ Robin Schulz gives a special performance in the club’s celebration of “Black Out Wednesday.” [10 p.m., 540 Howard St., S.F.]

Tis the Season for Science: The California Academy of Sciences opens its annual holiday exhibit focusing on the science behind the winter season, and featuring snow flurries, interactive activities and live reindeer. [9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Turkey Trot 2015: The 10th annual Americana Music Feast features performances by the Mother Truckers, Secret Town and the Vivants. [9 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Burke Brothers: S.F.-based David and Daniel Burke perform classic 1990s rock songs done in the style of MTV’s “Unplugged” series. [9 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]


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