Northside SF
March Happenings

Editor’s Pick
Through March 11, American Conservatory Theater
In this internationally acclaimed thriller, twins are given two letters after their mother's death with clues about their family's mysterious past; they then embark on an unforgettable journey to the Middle East in search of the father and brother they never knew they had. 415 Geary Street (at Mason), 415-749-2228,

Sperm Whale Soiree
Saturday, March 3, 7 p.m., Randall Museum
This adults-only event celebrates the sperm whale with lectures, audio presentations, and whale-themed art activities. Enjoy drinks and dancing to live jazz on the outdoor observation deck while taking in stunning views of the City at night. 199 Museum Way, 415-561-6622 x308,

Art Uncorked
Saturday, March 3; Friday–Saturday, March 9–10; Saturday, March 17; Friday–Saturday, March 30–31; Cellar360
In an evening of oil painting and fine wine, an artist guides you in producing your very own work of art replicating the night’s featured piece. Ghirardelli Square, 900 North Point Street (at Polk), 415-317-1273,

Dan Akerson, Chairman and CEO, General Motors
Wednesday, March 7, 6 p.m., The Commonwealth Club
The chief of America’s largest automaker discusses the future of personal mobility, the American auto industry, Chevy Volt, competition with China, and more. 595 Market Street (at Second), 415-597-6705,

A Bright Room Called Day
March 9–April 8, Custom Made Theatre
Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner’s powerful portrayal of a group of artists and activists struggling for love and meaning is based in 1930s Berlin as Germany surrenders to the seduction of fascism. Gough Street Playhouse, 1620 Gough Street (at Bush), 510-207-5774,

Giant Soap Bubble Show
Sunday, March 11, 11 a.m., Golden Gate Park
Soap bubble artist Mike L. Miller invites bubble enthusiasts of all ages to come bubble in the park. Bring your favorite bubble toys or simply watch the show. Sharon Meadow, or the Little Rec Soccer Field, or the first open lawn area traveling west on JFK Drive (look for the bubbles)

The Pirates of Penzance Sing-along
Sunday, March 11, 2 p.m., Presentation Theater
Wacky, irreverent, and always entertaining, this Gilbert & Sullivan classic follows the story of an orphan boy who was mistakenly apprenticed to a pirate instead of a pilot. Costumes welcome and prizes for the best. University of San Francisco, 2350 Turk Boulevard (at Masonic), 415-227-4797,

24th Annual Pi Day
Wednesday, March 14, 1 p.m., The Exploratorium
Celebrate an international holiday born at the Exploratorium for the number pi, (π), 3.1415926535… ad infinitum. Not only is pi the result when dividing the circumference of a circle by its diameter, it’s also the date and time of the festivities. 3601 Lyon Street (at Marina), 415-561-0363,

SFJAZZ High School All-Stars Combo
Thursday, March 22, 7:30 p.m., S.F. Conservatory of Music
Featuring eight of the best high school jazz musicians and composers in the Bay Area, this small ensemble focuses on original compositions and arrangements along with the dynamic works by the SFJAZZ Collective. 50 Oak Street (btw. Franklin & Van Ness), 866-920-5299,


Walker Evans: Photographs from a Private Collection
Wednesday–Sunday through April 8, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University
Evans’s direct and unsentimental images helped shape contemporary art; this retrospective includes his brilliant documentation of the Great Depression, the subway series, and rare prints from his final years. 328 Lomita Drive (at Museum Way), Stanford, 650-723-4177,

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