San Francisco Scene: October 27 – November 3, 2017

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Friday, October 27

Fri 10/27 7:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Jakob Pek

Fri 10/27 8:00 PM Seismic Retrofitters [San Francisco, CA]
Night #3 – Fri. Oct27 at Seismic Retrofitters, 650 Divisadero, SF, CA
Tickets $12 ADVANCE | $15 DOOR
Wolf Eyes
Las Sucias
William Winant Quartet featuring Josh Allen, Joshua Marshall and Aaron Levin
Oracle Plus
and Guerilla Comedy featuring:
– A Wolf Home Companion
– Annick Adelle
– Richard Savate
– Florentina Tanase

Fri 10/27 9:00 PM Starry Plough [3101 Shattuck Ave @ Prince Berkeley]
New Zombies, the large ensemble playing Afrobeat arrangements of avant-garde compositions by Dan Plonsey, play one long set. Local favorites El Duo open the show, playing lo-fi Afro dance grooves.

Fri 10/27 7:00 PM 63 Bluxome Street Gallery [63 Bluxome St, San Francisco, CA 94107]
EARTH-BODY: a group exhibition featuring: Nancy Beckman, Rachael Cleveland, Mercedes Dorame, Emma Lanier, Cheryl Leonard, Ashley May, Sophia Shen, Jacqueline Sherlock Norheim, Hannah Perrine Mode, and Minoosh Zomorodinia.
Opening + Performances: Oct. 27 (7 – 10 pm) Closing Performances + Party: Nov.3 (8 – 11 pm) (with an after party featuring Robby Kharr)

Saturday, October 28

Sat 10/28 2:00 PM Robotspeak [589 Haight St San Francisco, California 94117]
We are officially inviting you and yours to join us for our 5th Northern California Synth Meet at ROBOTSPEAk! We will clear out the shop to make way for thee Synthesizer vendors at our 2017 Synth Meet. This year BINARY SOCIETY will be organizing the 100% live synth lineup as Mike B once again generously hosts the show next door at Vinyl Dreams. Performances will be from 2:30pm – 7:00pm with Binary Society-curated music original submissions playing between sets.

Sat 10/28 7:30 PM Piedmont Center For the Arts [801 Magnolia Ave, Piedmont, CA 94611]
Allow the Circadian String quartet to take you on an unforgettable journey as we team up with master storyteller Nikolaus Hohmann and composer Sahba Aminikia to create an evening which seamlessly weaves storytelling and music.

Sunday, October 29

Sun 10/29 5:00 PM Elbo Room [647 Valencia, SF, CA]
Wolf Eyes, Cruor Incendia, Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase, Matt & Paul Magic
No advance tickets, door only
Wolf Eyes
Cruor Incendia
Angst Hase Pfeffer Nase
Matt & Paul Magic
Doors 5pm, Music & Magic 5:15pm-8pm

Monday, October 30

Mon 10/30 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
OFJS: Fred Frith/Gabby Fluke-Mogul/Nava Dunkelman + Hare & Arrow

Thursday, November 2

Thu 11/02 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Please join us for an evening of multimedia works for piano, electronics, and video with Jenny Q Chai entitled “Sonorous Brushes” . An artist of singular vision, pianist Jenny Q Chai is widely renowned for her ability to illuminate musical connections throughout the centuries. With radical joie de vivre and razor-sharp intention, Chai creates layered multimedia programs and events which explore and unite elements of science, nature, fashion, and art.

Thu 11/02 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 pm Song & Dance Trio Karl Evangelista-guitar, Cory Wright-reeds, Jordan Glenn-drums
9:00 pm Arma Agharta (from Lithuania) – voice/electronics/toys

Friday, November 3

Fri 11/03 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Full: Splinter Reeds

Fri 11/03 8:00 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2087 Addison Street Berkeley]
Ian Carey‘s Wood/Metal/Plastic & Nathan Clevenger Group: New Music for Septets