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On Nov. 23 at San Francisco’s Main Library, Carol Witten speaks about “Remarkable WWII Rosie,” the exhibition of prints she created after meeting “Rosie the Riveters” — women in their 90s and older whose building efforts helped win World War II. (Courtesy Carol Witten/S.F. Public Library)

Good Day Nov. 21-23, 2019

Puma Blue, T-Mobile Winter Park at Civic Center, ’Tis the Season for Science, Embarcadero Center Building Lighting, Arhoolie Foundation concert, Mandy Patinkin, Rembrandts, Lesli Margherita, Remarkable WWII Rosie, Belmont Holiday Craft Faire, Snovember Holiday Market, The Humans, Stunt Dog Experience

  • Nov 21, 2019
On Nov. 23 at San Francisco’s Main Library, Carol Witten speaks about “Remarkable WWII Rosie,” the exhibition of prints she created after meeting “Rosie the Riveters” — women in their 90s and older whose building efforts helped win World War II. (Courtesy Carol Witten/S.F. Public Library)
“The Arctic Refuge Experience” an “immersive” installation that takes visitors on a journey to Alaska’s Arctic Refuge, opens a four-day run at Capitol Art in San Francisco on Thursday. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Nov. 20-21, 2019

Bloc Party, Will Roger, Don’t Be Nice, Steve Grand, Arctic Refuge Experience, Cher Alcatraz Occupation 50th Anniversary, Malcolm Nance, Adam Minter, Woody De Othello

  • Nov 20, 2019
“The Arctic Refuge Experience” an “immersive” installation that takes visitors on a journey to Alaska’s Arctic Refuge, opens a four-day run at Capitol Art in San Francisco on Thursday. (Courtesy photo)
Astana Ballet, a dance troupe from Kazakhstan, makes its West Coast debut at the Herbst Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 19. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Nov. 17-19, 2019

SF Symphony Youth Orchestra, Sleater Kinney, Crushing Spiral Ensemble, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Miguel Zenón Quartet, Zeruya Shalev, Migration to Jonestown vigil, Astana Ballet, Plain White T’s, Carmen Consoli, X Ambassadors, Savannah Shange

  • Nov 16, 2019
Astana Ballet, a dance troupe from Kazakhstan, makes its West Coast debut at the Herbst Theatre on Tuesday, Nov. 19. (Courtesy photo)
The San Mateo Harvest Festival, billed as the West Coast’s largest arts and crafts show and sale, runs Nov. 15-17. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Nov. 14-16, 2019

Drew Holcomb, Mike Isaac, San Mateo Harvest Festival, Andrew Evans Illusions and Mystery, Cloud 9, Postcommodity-The Point of Final Collapse, Anthony Ramos, Opera San Jose’s Hansel and Gretel, Bianca Del Rio

  • Nov 14, 2019
The San Mateo Harvest Festival, billed as the West Coast’s largest arts and crafts show and sale, runs Nov. 15-17. (Courtesy photo)
From left, Eleanor Hulihan, Lee Serle, Jin Ju Song-Begin, Marc Crousillat appear in chorerographer Tere O’Connor’s “Long Run” at ODC Theater on Nov. 14-16. (Courtesy Ben McKeown)

Good Day Nov. 13-14, 2019

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra & Chorale, Flip The Script Benefit, Dr. Azra Raza, Julia Michaels, Sylvia Fein/Matrix 275, Tere O’Connor Dance, Post Malone, GLIDE Annual Holiday Jam, Mt. Joy, Zhavia, Prateek Kuhad

  • Nov 13, 2019
From left, Eleanor Hulihan, Lee Serle, Jin Ju Song-Begin, Marc Crousillat appear in chorerographer Tere O’Connor’s “Long Run” at ODC Theater on Nov. 14-16. (Courtesy Ben McKeown)
On Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Magic Theatre, playwright Nassim opens a six-show run of his show in which he and one other actor perform a previously unseen script they take out of a sealed box. (Courtesy David Monteith-Hodge)

Good Day Nov. 10-12, 2019

Daymé Arocena, Hiroshima, Rebekah Victoria, The King’s Singers, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, Matt Maeson, Son Little, Transit of Mercury, Nassim, Santana, Miss Saigon, Rich Lowry

  • Nov 9, 2019
On Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Magic Theatre, playwright Nassim opens a six-show run of his show in which he and one other actor perform a previously unseen script they take out of a sealed box. (Courtesy David Monteith-Hodge)
“Amaluna,” Cirque du Soleil’s extravanganza with a largely female cast, opens under the big top near the ballpark. (Courtesy Markus Moellenberg/Cirque du Soleil)

Good Day Nov. 7-9, 2019

Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna, Deaf Louder, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ani Cordero, Alessia Cara, Into the Woods, Hope Mohr Dance Bridge Project, MAX, Lisa Loeb, San Francisco City Chorus, Grigoryan Brothers

  • Nov 7, 2019
“Amaluna,” Cirque du Soleil’s extravanganza with a largely female cast, opens under the big top near the ballpark. (Courtesy Markus Moellenberg/Cirque du Soleil)
Bluesy Louisiana guitarist Tab Benoit plays the Great American Music Hall. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Nov. 6-7, 2019

Tab Benoit, Luke Combs, Marc Grossberg, Warren Miller’s Timeless, Safeway Holiday Ice Rink, The SF Olympians Festival X, Bomsori Kim, FKA twigs, Blanket the Homeless, Richard Thompson,

  • Nov 6, 2019
Bluesy Louisiana guitarist Tab Benoit plays the Great American Music Hall. (Courtesy photo)
Good Day Nov. 3-5, 2019

Good Day Nov. 3-5, 2019

Ray Chen, From the Gold Rush to the Earthquake, Anne of the Thousand Days, Doc Stories, SF Dance Film Festival, Matt and Kim, Left Coast Chamber Ensemble, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Tilden Tuesday Poetry Night

  • Nov 2, 2019
Good Day Nov. 3-5, 2019
Kathy Griffin appears at a Nov. 2 screening of her documentary “A Hell of a Story” at the Castro Theatre in a benefit for the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2019

Death and the Artist, Jackie Evancho, Lenora Lee Dance, Lincoln Mitchell, Electric Guest, Blue Man Group, Kathy Griffin, Madonna, Lucinda Williams, SF Symphony Dia de los Muertos, Festival of Altars, Jaymes Young

  • Oct 31, 2019
Kathy Griffin appears at a Nov. 2 screening of her documentary “A Hell of a Story” at the Castro Theatre in a benefit for the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation. (Courtesy photo)
Soledad Barrio and company appear in Noche Flamenca’s “Entre Tú y Yo” at Z Space from Oct. 31-Nov. 16. (Courtesy Zarmik Moqtaderi)                                Soledad Barrio and company appear in Noche Flamenca’s “Entre Tú y Yo” at Z Space from Oct. 31-Nov. 16. (Courtesy Zarmik Moqtaderi)

Good Day Oct. 30-31, 2019

Adriana Calcanhotto, David Guttenfelder, Kikagaku Moyo, Dermot Kennedy, Mother Hips, Elevada, Noah Kahan, Noche Flamenca, Driven, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Amendola Vs. Blades, Mxmtoon,

  • Oct 30, 2019
Soledad Barrio and company appear in Noche Flamenca’s “Entre Tú y Yo” at Z Space from Oct. 31-Nov. 16. (Courtesy Zarmik Moqtaderi)                                Soledad Barrio and company appear in Noche Flamenca’s “Entre Tú y Yo” at Z Space from Oct. 31-Nov. 16. (Courtesy Zarmik Moqtaderi)
Pianist Richard Goode appears in concert for San Francisco Performances’ 40th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 29. (Courtesy Steve Riskind)

Good Day Oct. 27-29, 2019

Lizzo, AXIS Dance Company, Halloween at Aquarium of the Bay, Dinosaur Jr., Jordan Rakei, Aoxomoxoa 50th Anniversary Celebration, Ella Morton, Pete Souza, Richard Goode, Jarett Kobek

  • Oct 26, 2019
Pianist Richard Goode appears in concert for San Francisco Performances’ 40th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 29. (Courtesy Steve Riskind)
The third weekend of ArtSpan SF’s Open Studios on Oct. 26-27 in The City’s central and eastern neighborhoods, showcases artists in Bernal Heights, including Miles Epstein, who creates furniture, collage and installations. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Oct. 24-26, 2019

5 Blocks, Gail Collins, John Leguizamo, Steve Lacy, John Santos, The Cake, Lukas Graham, Christopher Titus, Tenacious D, This Old Bag!, ArtSpan SF Open Studios, Sara Bareilles, Marc Maron, Single Black Female, World Veg Festival

  • Oct 24, 2019
The third weekend of ArtSpan SF’s Open Studios on Oct. 26-27 in The City’s central and eastern neighborhoods, showcases artists in Bernal Heights, including Miles Epstein, who creates furniture, collage and installations. (Courtesy photo)
Performance artist Tom Brady opens a three-night run of “Man in the Box,” a piece about “reflection, recollections and perspective as one stands on the edge between living and dying” at ODC Theater on Oct. 24. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Oct. 23-24, 2019

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Telegraph Quartet, Todd Snider, Rocky Horror Show, Man in the Box, A Beautiful Night in the Neighborhood, Don Gallardo, Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster, Cabargay

  • Oct 23, 2019
Performance artist Tom Brady opens a three-night run of “Man in the Box,” a piece about “reflection, recollections and perspective as one stands on the edge between living and dying” at ODC Theater on Oct. 24. (Courtesy photo)
Baritone Kenny Stavert sings the title role in a concert version of Verdi’s “Nabucco” at Congregation Sherith Israel in The City on Oct. 20. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Oct. 20-22, 2019

Nabucco, Arthur Dong, American Chamber Players, SF Bach Choir, Walk to End Lupus, Liz Phair, Dave Barry, Adam Mansbach, Ronan Farrow, ReOrient Festival of Short Plays, Christian Gerhaher, Virgie Tovar, Thomas Fuller, Andy Griffiths

  • Oct 19, 2019
Baritone Kenny Stavert sings the title role in a concert version of Verdi’s “Nabucco” at Congregation Sherith Israel in The City on Oct. 20. (Courtesy photo)
The San Francisco Girls Chorus sings a program paying tribute to Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz, a 17th century feminist, in concert on Saturday, Oct. 19 in The City. (Courtesy Carlin Ma)

Good Day Oct. 17-19, 2019

United Nations Association Film Festival, Sweat, Joe Bonamassa, Thom Yorke, Bill Burr, San Francisco Girls Chorus, Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, Marc Anthony, OurTownSF Nonprofit Expo

  • Oct 17, 2019
The San Francisco Girls Chorus sings a program paying tribute to Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz, a 17th century feminist, in concert on Saturday, Oct. 19 in The City. (Courtesy Carlin Ma)
Eve Rodsky, author of “Fair Play,” speaks about her book for couples that want to solve problems related to an inequitable division of labor in the homes. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Oct. 16-17, 2019

Eve Rodsky, Devendra Banhart, Maribou State, Kazu, Zadie Smith, Michael Longoria, Mesha Maren, Phil Collins, J Balvin, Disney On Ice, GWAR, Lawrence Weschler, Tent City

  • Oct 16, 2019
Eve Rodsky, author of “Fair Play,” speaks about her book for couples that want to solve problems related to an inequitable division of labor in the homes. (Courtesy photo)
Skip The Needle, a Bay Area soul-funk band with, from left, Kofy Brown, Vicki Randle, Katie Cash and Shelley Doty, appears at the free Butchertown Jazz Festival in the Bayview on Oct. 13. (Courtesy photo)

Good Day Oct. 13-15, 2o19

Butchertown Jazz Festival, Joshua Raidin and The Weepies, Logic, Superfest Disability Film Festival, No Spectators-The Art of Burning Man, Max Richter, Manuel Barrueco, Maurice Hines, Bob Dylan, Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Japanese House, Ijeoma Oluo, Chris Brown, Tiffany Shlain

  • Oct 12, 2019
Skip The Needle, a Bay Area soul-funk band with, from left, Kofy Brown, Vicki Randle, Katie Cash and Shelley Doty, appears at the free Butchertown Jazz Festival in the Bayview on Oct. 13. (Courtesy photo)
Afro-Cuban troupe Arenas Dance Company premieres “Eso sí” (“That’s it!”), a piece about immigration and more by Susana Arenas Pedroso at Dance Mission Oct. 11-13. (Courtesy Brooke Anderson)

Good Day Oct. 10-12, 2019

Terror Vault, It’s Only a Play, Macario, Arenas Dance Company, Grand National Rodeo, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, Bassem Youssef, Peter Frampton, Filipino American Book Festival, MC Hammer, Tony! Toni! Toné, Yerba Buena Night, Rezz

  • Oct 10, 2019
Afro-Cuban troupe Arenas Dance Company premieres “Eso sí” (“That’s it!”), a piece about immigration and more by Susana Arenas Pedroso at Dance Mission Oct. 11-13. (Courtesy Brooke Anderson)
Jazz piano master Kenny Barron plays Thelonious Monk tunes at SFJAZZ on Thursday. (Courtesy Philippe-Levy-Stab)

Good Day Oct. 9-10, 2019

The Who, S&M2, Carolina De Robertis, Ian Haney López, Normalizing High-Quality Health Care, Kenny Barron, Fantastic Fungi, Unholy Trinity-A Lovecraft Triptych, Nick Offerman, New West Summit, Roadless, ArtSpan’s ArtLaunch

  • Oct 9, 2019
Jazz piano master Kenny Barron plays Thelonious Monk tunes at SFJAZZ on Thursday. (Courtesy Philippe-Levy-Stab)