February 11: Daria Johnson and other SF events 

Who’s in town

Internationally recognized neuroscientist Antonio Damasio appears in an onstage conversation. His research helped uncover the neural basis for emotions. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Lectures

‘Rising Seas, Rising Costs’: Speakers discuss the costs of protecting San Francisco’s way of life in a world increasingly defined by climate disruption. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Housing costs: Forum looks at how we can bring less-expensive housing to San Francisco. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.]

Parking issues: Panel discusses the state of parking in San Francisco. Speakers include historian Michael Tolle. [6 p.m., Mechanics’ Institute, 57 Post St., S.F.; RSVP: (415) 393-0103 or www.milibrary.org]

Orlonda Uffre: The artist discusses her work and Caribbean heritage at tonight’s reception celebrating the opening of “Caribbean Passage,” an exhibit featuring her paintings. [5:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Literary events

Gabriel Sherman: The author of “The Loudest Voice in the Room,” joined by journalist Lowell Bergman, discusses the book. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

John C. Ralston: The historian and biographer discusses “Fremont Older & the 1916 S.F. Bombing: A Tireless Crusade for Justice.” [7 p.m., Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., S.F.]

Natalie Baszile: The debut novelist celebrates the launch of “Queen Sugar.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Jeff VanderMeer: The novelist reads from “Annihilation,” the first volume in his “Southern Reach” trilogy. [7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

At the colleges

Amy Freed: The playwright discusses her new play, “Hell to Pay.” [4 p.m., Watt Room, Stanford Humanities Center, Stanford University, Stanford]

At the public library

Black History Month: Scholar and local author Christopher Webber reads from “American to the Backbone,” his biography of black abolitionist James W.C. Pennington.” [7 p.m., Sunset Branch, 1305 18th Ave., S.F.]

Affordable Care Act: Covered California educators talk about what you need to know about the new health-care exchange marketplace. [6:30 p.m., West Portal Branch, 190 Lenox Way, S.F.]

Jazz drummer

Daria “Shani” Johnson is a locally based jazz drummer and singer known for her smooth, sensual and dynamic style. [9 p.m., the Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Local activities

American veterans: “Veteran Documentary Corps” — seven short documentaries exploring the U.S. veteran experience — screens at the Castro Theatre. A discussion follows the film. [7 p.m., 429 Castro Street, S.F.]

Indie pop: Hospitality, an indie-pop trio from Brooklyn, performs a concert in support of the group’s new album “Trouble.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Millennium: The housemade Yellow Finn gnocchi is recommended today. Ingredients include seared exotic and wild mushrooms, Madeira-smoked pecan butter and Meyer-lemon oil. [580 Geary St., S.F. (415) 345-3900]

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