Cartoon Art Museum: Pay What You Wish Day
The Cartoon Art Museum is the only U.S. museum dedicated to the preservation and exhibition of cartoon art in all its forms. It houses roughly 6,000 original pieces in its permanent collection. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 655 Mission Street.
Community: Public “Scoping Session” for Cor-O-Van Complex
Cor-O-Van Complex Provide your comments to assist the San Francisco Planning Department in reviewing the scope and content of the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed 395-unit residential and commercial complex at the Cor-O-Van
site, located at 17th, 16th, and Mississippi streets. Weigh in
on the proposed project’s impacts, including related to traffic, parking, neighborhood character, and the cumulative effects of other large nearby developments. 6 p.m., Potrero Hill Neighborhood House, 953 De Haro Street. Written comments can be submitted until March 13: http://sfmea. sfplanning.org
Family: Concert and Playtime at Recess
Acclaimed San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Frances England brings her new band and multi-media show to perform sweet songs expressing the joys and challenges of childhood. Families with children under five are invited to this concert and playtime. Recess, 470 Carolina Street. Doors open at 10:30 a.m., show at 11 a.m. Free for members; $10 nonmembers. Tickets should be purchased in advance: recess-sf.com/events.
RAWdance presents the 17th installation of the CONCEPT series, a celebrated, cozy showcase of contemporary dance featuring local talent. 8 to 10 p.m., both days. Joe Goode Annex, 401 Alabama Street. Pay-what-you-can, tickets available at the door. Information: rawdance.org.
March 12 – 22
The Center for Asian American Media’s CAAMFest, formerly the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival, is an 11-day celebration of film, music, food and digital media from the world’s most innovative Asian and Asian American artists. San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland locales. Information: caamfest. com.
Arts: Art/Book Mixer:
The people of ArtSpan/SF Open Studios and San Francisco Center for the Book collide over live printing, art, refreshments and music. Bring friends or your latest projects to show and share in this casual, relaxed, fun environment. Free. 6 to 8 p.m. San Francisco Center for the Book, 375 Rhode Island Street.
Science: Pi Day:
Celebrate the 27th annual Pi Day, an international holiday feting the never-ending number π, 3.14159, and the spirit of wonder and quirk that science inspires. Launched in 1988 by Exploratorium physicist “Prince of Pi” Larry Shaw. Free. The Exploratorium, Pier 15. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: www. exploratorium.edu.
Comedy: Am I Rite?
A monthly stand up comedy showcase co-produced by Corey Largent andJules Posner. Every third Monday at The Rite Spot, 2099 Folsom St. 9 to 11 p.m. Free.
Farley’s 26th Anniversary Celebration, with live Irish Music, bagpipes and Irish stew, 9 a.m. to noon.
Art: Bayview 3rd on Third
Bayview comes alive for “3rd on Third”, a communitywide arts celebration for the whole family. This monthly event includes popup galleries, food trucks, a beer and wine garden, a special children’s zone with free art making activities, and a stage featuring Bayview talent. 5 to 8 p.m. every third Friday of the month. Bayview Town Center, Third Street from McKinnon to Palou and Mendell Plaza. Information: 3rdonthird. com.
Dance Theater: The Conference of the Birds
Copious Dance Theater presents The Conference of the Birds, a new work from artistic director Kat Roman. Inspired by the ancient Persian poem by Farid ud-Din Attar, Conference of the Birds chronicles the journey of birds as they search for a leader. As the quest to find a leader ensues, Roman guides her dancers to examine temptation, yearning, and self-discovery. March 27 and 28, 8 p.m., March 29, 2 p.m. Z Space, 450 Florida Street. Information: http://www.copiousdance.org/
Jazz: Just For You Cafe
Recording Artists, Jennifer Bryce and Cedricke Dennis are featured during dinner hours. March 28th 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 732 22nd Street. Reservations call: 647.3033.