FILM: A onetime SF denizen and “One Woman Pixar” (as coined by Wired Magazine), Nina Paley, expands the artistic boundaries of animation with Sita Sings the Blues, which is animated in a dazzling mix of traditional and collage animation styles and backed by a soundtrack from legendary 1920s jazz singer Annette Hanshaw. The film is being screened as part of a fundraiser for the Red Vic.
7:15 and 9:15 p.m. // Red Vic Movie House (1727 Haight St) // $6-9
THEATER: Combined Artform presents the 10th year of Joe Mantello's adaption of David Sedaris's Santaland Diaries, featuring the return of David Sinaiko as "Crumpet," everyone’s favorite elf.
8 p.m. // Eureka Theatre (215 Jackson St) // $20-30
8 p.m. // Rickshaw Stop (155 Fell St) // $12-14, all ages