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click to enlarge The 15h annual Edwardian Ball takes place Friday and Saturday at the Regency Ballroom in The City. - COURTESY MARCO SANCHEZ
  • The 15h annual Edwardian Ball takes place Friday and Saturday at the Regency Ballroom in The City.
Monday, Jan. 12

Mark Curry

The Oakland native – star of the 1990s show “Hangin' with Mr. Cooper” – has been called “comedy's best kept secret and undoubtedly one of the funniest comedians in the world.” WHEN: 8 p.m.

WHERE: Yoshi's, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland

PRICE: $23

INFO: (510) 238-9200, www.yoshis.com

Tuesday, Jan. 13

Tom Rose, Miles Graber

Noontime Concerts presents clarinetist Rose and pianist Graber in program of works by Saint-Saëns, Maurice Ravel, Debussy and Milhaud.

WHEN: 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California St., S.F.


INFO: www.noontimeconcerts.org

Wednesday, Jan. 14

Franc D’Ambrosio Best known as the longest-running lead in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” the performer presents his cabaret show “The Phantom Unmasked.”

WHEN: 7 p.m.

WHERE: Feinstein’s at the Nikko, Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason St., S.F.

PRICE: $25 to $40

INFO: (866) 663-1063, www.ticketweb.com.

Thursday, Jan. 15

Voices of Latin Rock

Richard Bean (of Sapo & Malo) and Rick Stevens (of Tower of Power) appear at the 10th annual benefit for the Alex Speaks Foundation, which supports children with autism; the bill also includes Lydia Pense, Tony Lindsay and John Santos.

WHEN: 6 p.m.

WHERE: Bimbo's 365 Club, 1025 Columbus Ave., S.F.

PRICE: $55 to $150

INFO: (415) 285-7719, www.latinrockinc.net

Thursday, Jan. 15

FOG Design+Art

The show explores modern and contemporary design, architecture and art with exhibits, installations, galleries, lectures and discussions.

WHEN: Opens 11 a.m. Thursday-Sunday

WHERE: Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.

PRICE: $15 to $20

INFO: (415) 551-5190, www.fogfair.com

Thursday, Jan. 15

MTT 70th Birthday Celebration

Emanuel Ax, Jeremy Denk, Marc-André Hamelin, Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Yuja Wang join S.F. Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas in a concert featuring Liszt’s “Hexameron” for Six Pianos and Orchestra and surprises.

WHEN: 8 p.m.

WHERE: Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.

PRICE: $75 to $250

INFO: (415) 864-6000, www.sfsymphony.org

Friday, Jan. 16

Edwardian Ball

At the 15th annual bash (and tribute to author Edward Gorey), visitors are invited into a unique, immersive world of party and performance where the turn-of-the-20th century meets the world-to-be.

WHEN: 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday

WHERE: Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness Ave., S.F.

PRICE: $48 to $100

INFO: (415) 673-5716, www.theregencyballroom.com

Friday, Jan. 16

Pallade Musica

The S.F. Early Music Society presents the Montreal quartet performing the first of three Bay Area concerts in a program tracing changing instrumental music styles in 17th century Europe.

WHEN: 8 p.m.

WHERE: First Lutheran Church, 600 Homer St., Palo Alto

PRICE: $32 to $36

INFO: (510) 528-1725, www.sfems.org

Saturday, Jan. 17

Marcus Roberts

The jazz piano virtuoso and BFF of Wynton Marsalis plays a solo show of standards in which he’ll display the sophisticated improvisatory style he exhibits on his new recording “Romance, Swing and The Blues.”

WHEN: 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin St., S.F.

PRICE: $30 to $55

INFO: (415) 392-2545, www.sfperformances.org

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