Coming to San Francisco

Source: Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, August 12
Fri 8/12 6:30 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
This artist talk kicks off Impact Art AT, a creative exchange that utilizes community-driven digital and new media art projects to explore and address the social challenge of bias in artificial intelligence. Claudia Larcher will take us on a journey into the mind of an artist wrestling with the implications of applying biased models to the increasingly automated world we inhabit.

Fri 8/12 8:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
Chicago-based cellist and composer LIA KOHL performs material from her most recent solo album, a continuous soundscape of cello, live radio, synthesizers, and field recordings.

Sunday, August 14
Sun 8/14 4:00 PM Salesforce Park [425 Mission St San Francisco]
Rova Saxophone Quartet at Salesforce Park

Sun 8/14 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
SIMM Series – Eki Shola Duo, Amanda Chaudhary Solo

Tuesday, August 16

Tue 8/16 7:00 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
Jazz at the Make-Out Room (formerly the Monday Make-Out) continues! A wily evening of cutting-edge jazz, free improvisation, and creative music.

Tue 8/16 7:00 PM Salesforce Park [425 Mission St Main Plaza San Francisco]
Citta di Vitti
Phillip Greenlief
Lisa Mezzacappa
Jason Levis

Wednesday, August 17

Wed 8/17 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
LSG New Music Series – Jordan Glenn/David Katz Duo, Charles Sharp Ensemble, Jack Curtis Dubowsky Ensemble performing Bolsa Chica Calm

Thursday, August 18
Thu 8/18 6:00 PM San Francisco Asian Art Museum [200 Larkin St San Francisco]
Sound/scapes: Theresa Wong
On-site at the museum
Cellist/vocalist Theresa Wong performs new work inspired by artworks in the collection.

Friday, August 19

Fri 8/19 4:00 PM Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium [1313 Newell Road Palo Alto]
Earthwise welcomes Rova Saxophone Quartet with Thollem McDonas

Fri 8/19 8:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
Visiting from Japan, violinist CHIKO performs a set of 20th century classics by Morton Feldman, Toru Takemitsu, Igor Stravinsky, Astor Piazolla, and Ennio Morricone

Saturday, August 20

Sat 8/20 2:00 PM San Francisco Public Library, Richmond branch [351 9th Ave, SF, CA 94118]
Sounds played outdoors live on sand, shells, stones and seaweed mix with recordings from California’s coastline in a musical performance by Cheryl E. Leonard.

Sat 8/20 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Join us for SMARTBOMB x LOUD CINEMA, an audio/visual experience across time.

This one-of-a-kind live event will premiere select features from the public access broadcast series VIDEO HOME SYSTEM 6, alongside a collage of 20th century experimental shorts, modern scores, animations, performance, music videos, and more. A curatorial collaboration between SMARTBOMB and Loud Cinema. 20th century film courtesy of The New American Cinema Group, Inc./The Film-Makers’ Cooperative. Generously supported by Awesome Foundation.