artThursday, February 7, 2013 | by
“The World Stage: Israel.” Opening and launch party for Kehinde Wiley exhibit of portraits of men in Israel. With performance by Ethiopian-Israeli hip-hop artist Kalkidan Mashasha. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. 7:30 p.m. $60-$100. Advance tickets required at http://www.thecjm.org. (See story, 18) Also Feb. 14 “We heart Kehinde.” Valentine’s Day-inspired talk between Kehinde Wiley and Emmy-nominated actress CCH Pounder. 6:30 p.m. $15. http://www.thecjm.org.