What's Happening this Weekend: November 29-December 1

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.

Sérgio Mendes at SFJAZZ: November 29-December 1


A legend of Brazilian music and one of the prime architects of the bossa nova revolution of the 1960s, pianist, composer and triple GRAMMY winner Sérgio Mendes returns to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the intoxicating mix of jazz and Brazilian pop he helped define.  See more.

“Groundhog Day the Musical” at San Francisco Playhouse through January 18


The Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell film comedy “Groundhog Day” from 1993 has been turned into a musical by Danny Rubin and Tim Minchin; it premiered a few years ago at the Old Vic, and San Francisco Playhouse presents the Bay Area premiere.  See details.


Nicole Miller: “To the Stars” at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through December 8


Nicole Miller's "To the Stars" is an immersive exploration of identity, voice, pain, and possibility. Commissioned by SFMOMA and designed for the museum's Wattis Theater, this new work combines video and sound elements with a dynamic laser-light display.  See details.

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