San Francisco Scene: December 9-16, 2016

Wadada Leo Smith

From the Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, December 9

Fri 12/09 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St, San Francisco, California 94110]
Neem (gabby fluke-mogul & k. kipperman), Voicehandler (Jacob Felix Heule & Danishta Rivero), & Jordan Glenn solo

Fri 12/09 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Supove Plays Mattingly – Achilles Dreams of Ebbets Field

Fri 12/09 8:00 PM Turquoise Yantra Grotto [32 Turquoise Way SF]
Original Medicine:
Mark Deutsch & Martha Matsuda: Bazantar and Butoh
Harmonic Series Gamelan plays “Acoustic Realignments” Etude
+ Sound Seen: an exhibition of bay area graphic scores

Saturday, December 10

Sat 12/10 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Mobius Trio: Prescription Drug Nation Fundraiser (6th Birthday Party)

Sat 12/10 9:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
John Bender / Wobbly

Sunday, December 11

Sun 12/11 6:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Stranger Sings – C4NM Holiday Party

Monday, December 12

Mon 12/12 8:00 PM Hertz Hall [UC Berkeley campus near corner of College and Bancroft Berkeley]
Berkeley New Music Project presents,
The Eco Ensemble
Directed by David Milnes

Tuesday, December 13

Tue 12/13 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Full: Adapt
With performance artist Dohee Lee, Congolese choreographer Byb Chanel Bibene, and taiko drummer Jimi Nakagawa.

Tue 12/13 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Eric Tran Debut Album Launch

Tue 12/13 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
– Ze Bib! (Robert Lopez & Shanna Sordahl)
– toxo (Kelley Kipperman, Aurora Josephson and Katerina Kopelevich)
– Oa (Matt Davignon & Hugh Behm-Steinberg)

Wednesday, December 14

Wed 12/14 6:00 PM Kadist SF [3295 20th St. San Francisco]
Wadada Leo Smith‘s Four Symphonies
Reception: 6 – 8 pm
Wadada Leo Smith in conversation with Hamza Walker: 7pm

Wed 12/14 7:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
The Sleight Ensemble performs compositions by Jacob Lane.
Mia Bella D’Augelli, violin
Devon Thrumston, cello
Erika Oba, flute
Jacob Lane, piano
Followed by a computer music set by Madalyn Merkey.

Wed 12/14 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
the [Switch~ Ensemble] plays SF
A new music ensemble for the 21st Century. The [Switch~ Ensemble] is dedicated to the creation and performance of new works for chamber ensemble, electronics, and multimedia.

Thursday, December 15

Thu 12/15 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 pm Mary Clare Brzytwa Trio
with Hamir Atwal, Kevin Robinson
9:00 pm Evil Genius
Max Kutner – Guitar, Stefan Kac – Tuba, Mike Lockwood – Drums