Capacitor presents ‘Okeanos’ at Herbst Pavilion 

click to enlarge Oceanic dance: The interdisciplinary troupe Capacitor presents “Okeanos,” a work exploring the ocean as a body, resource, metaphor and force featuring dancers, circus artists and musicians. - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • Oceanic dance: The interdisciplinary troupe Capacitor presents “Okeanos,” a work exploring the ocean as a body, resource, metaphor and force featuring dancers, circus artists and musicians.

Who’s in town

Comedian and “Saturday Night Live” alumnus Kevin Nealon kicks off a string of stand-up shows at Cobb’s Comedy Club. [8 p.m., 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Lectures

Michael Moran:
The editor-in-chief of Renaissance Insight discusses the shifts the United States and its allies must make in order to meet future economic and political challenges. [6 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]

Sustainability plans: “Sustainable Communities? L.A., Sacramento and San Diego” is the theme of a panel talk about strategies some California cities have employed to lower per-capita climate emissions. [12:30 p.m., SPUR,     654 Mission St., S.F.]

Beth Genné: The ballet scholar presents her reflections and perspectives on neoclassical ballet, George Balanchine-style. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

San Francisco Naturalist Society: SFNS presents “The Green Hairstreak Corridor and the Hidden Garden Steps,” a talk about a successful volunteer effort to restore butterfly habitats. [7:30 p.m., Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, S.F.]

Mexican arts: As part of its “Photography in Mexico” exhibition, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art hosts “Mexican Fugue, Part 1,” a conversation featuring four colleagues discussing Mexican visual culture. [7 p.m., 151 Third St., S.F.]

Literary events

Leela Corman:
The graphic novel creator presents “Unterzakhn.” [7 p.m., Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission St., S.F.]

Jennifer duBois: The debut novelist talks about “A Partial History of Lost Causes.” [7 p.m., Kepler’s Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

At the colleges

Artist salon:
Helen Paris and Leslie Hill, artistic directors of the London-based performance company Curious, discuss the company’s projects. [4:15 p.m., Clayman Institute, Serra House, Stanford University,  589 Capistrano Way, Stanford]

At the public library

Film program:
In remembrance of the Armenian genocide, the Bay Area Armenian National Committee presents the documentary “Khachaturian.” [6 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library,  100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Local activities

Oceanic dance:
The interdisciplinary troupe Capacitor presents “Okeanos,” a work exploring the ocean as a body, resource, metaphor and force featuring dancers, circus artists and musicians. [6 p.m. preshow, 8 p.m. performance, Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Art reception: The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum hosts an opening reception for the exhibition “Remnants: Artists Respond to the Chinese American Experience.” [6 to 9 p.m., 965 Clay St., S.F.]

Spring season: Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet, launching its 2012 home season, presents “Triangle of the Squinches,” a dance set to a score by Mickey Hart. [7:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

Hog & Rocks: Chef-owner Scott Youkilis serves ham, oysters and creative American fare. The Berkshire pork cutlet, from the menu’s full-plate section, is recommended today. [3431 19th St., S.F.; (415) 550-8627]

Music and more

String quartet:
The Arditti Quartet, known for spirited and technically refined playing, performs works by Beethoven, Berg, Ades and Bartok. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Rocket science: NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences presents “Space Oddities NightLife,” celebrating the 51st anniversary of the first human in space. Musical guests: Space Cowboys. [6 to 10 p.m., 50 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Charity launch: The Vulpes Project begins its community work with a fundraiser for the San Francisco Food Bank featuring local bands and an open beer and wine bar. [7 p.m., CELLspace, 2050 Bryant St., S.F.]  

Chamber opera: ODC Theater presents “Love/Hate,” featuring members of the San Francisco Opera Center’s Adler Fellows. [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

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