What's Happening this Weekend: November 15-November 17

Here's our weekly sampling of arts in a variety of disciplines happening around the Bay Area this Friday to Sunday.  See much more to make your weekend plans in our comprehensive calendar.

“Driven” by Boni Alvarez at Theatre Rhino, Closes this Weekend


In Boni Alvarez’ three-hander, a world premiere at Theatre Rhino (at a new, Castro District venue), a young gay actor returns to the Bay Area from Los Angeles because of concern about his heavy-drinking, gambling dad. While here, he meets an old friend.  See details.

Nina Haft & Company's “Precarious Pod”: November 15-November 24 at Joe Goode Annex


Spend an evening in the animal ecosystem as Nina Haft & Company unveil their latest project, “Precarious Pod,” an immersive performance asking what animals can teach us about survival.  See details.


Joshua Redman Quartet at SFJAZZ: November 14-17


A thrilling improviser who plays with feeling and imagination, the homegrown Berkeley saxophonist Joshua Redman returns to SFJAZZ with the sterling quartet he led 20 years ago, with pianist Aaron Goldberg, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Gregory Hutchinson.  See more.

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