Bogie, Lupino take the screen in First Monday Movies 

click to enlarge “High Sierra” (1941), directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ida Lupino, is the featured film at First Monday Movies at the San Francisco Library Excelsior Branch. (Courtesy photo) - “HIGH SIERRA” (1941), DIRECTED BY RAOUL WALSH AND STARRING HUMPHREY BOGART AND IDA LUPINO, IS THE FEATURED FILM AT FIRST MONDAY MOVIES AT THE SAN FRANCISCO LIBRARY EXCELSIOR BRANCH. (COURTESY PHOTO)
  • “High Sierra” (1941), directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ida Lupino, is the featured film at First Monday Movies at the San Francisco Library Excelsior Branch. (Courtesy photo)
  • “High Sierra” (1941), directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ida Lupino, is the featured film at First Monday Movies at the San Francisco Library Excelsior Branch. (Courtesy photo)

Who's in town

Francis S. Collins: The director of the National Institutes of Health discusses the coming revolution in biomedical innovation. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Lectures

Jeremy Rifkin: The economist discusses the transformation of the way the world creates and disseminates energy, and how an “Energy Internet” will change how we work and live. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Robert Laughlin: The physicist and Nobel laureate explores a future that is like our current world but without today’s standard energy sources, and how clever engineering can solve the energy crisis. [6 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]

Longevity planning: “Practical Approaches to Managing Life Transitions” is the theme of this second edition of a panel discussion focusing on planning for a long life. [5:15 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Literary events

Garrett Oliver: The editor of “The Oxford Companion to Beer” discusses the book the first major reference work to investigate the history and vast scope of beer. [6 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

Laura Goode: The novelist talks about “Sister Mischief,” her young-adult debut. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Poetry night: Poets Peter Sherburn-Zimmer, Bill Mercer and Clara Hsu read from their work. An open-mike session, hosted by Jerry Ferraz, follows. [7 p.m., Bird and Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St., S.F.]

ZYZZYVA: The literary journal celebrates the release of its new issue with an evening of readings by contributors. [7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

At the colleges

Wilma Liebman: The former chair of the National Labor Relations Board gives a talk titled “The Battle for a Fair and Realistic National Labor Policy.” [6 p.m., SFSU, downtown campus, 835 Market St., fifth floor, S.F.]

Local activities

First Monday Movies: “High Sierra” (1941), directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Humphrey Bogart and Ida Lupino, is the featured film. [6:30 p.m., San Francisco Public Library Excelsior Branch, 4400 Mission St., S.F.]

Contemporary music: The San Francisco Contemporary Music Players present a program titled “Zone 1.” Special guests: composers John Luther Adams and Josh Levine. [7:15 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

French music: The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble presents “Two Sets of Keys,” a program of French chamber music featuring both harpsichord and piano. [8 p.m., Green Room, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Children’s book fair: The fourth annual Festa del Libro book fair features children’s Italian books. The event is organized by Papilio Books. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Museo ItaloAmericano, Building C, Fort Mason Center, S.F.]

 

Dining out

Jardiniere: Chef/co-owner Traci Des Jardins features pre-fixe menus ($45) on Mondays, and “Homage to the San Francisco Giants” is the theme today. Dishes include rock-shrimp corn dogs; a “steak sandwich” with pan-roasted hanger steak, caramelized onions, and herb butter; and buttered-popcorn ice cream with salted caramel and waffle-cone crisp. Beer pairings complete the meal. [300 Grove St., S.F.; (415) 861-5555]

 

 

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