Good Day: Feb. 16, 2010 

PERSON IN TOWN
Best-selling author and award-winning playwright Eve Ensler, whose works include “The Vagina Monologues,” talks about her new book, “I Am an Emotional Creature,” in conversation with Daniel Handler. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]


LECTURES
Martin Luther King III
and Rabbi Marc Schneier: The prominent leaders discuss relations between African-Americans and Jews. [8 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Economic stimulus: Speakers discuss the effect of last year’s $787 billion federal stimulus package. [6 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.]


LITERARY
Ann Mah:
The journalist talks about her debut novel, “Kitchen Chinese.” [6 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Jaron Lanier: The author, musician and computer scientist talks about “You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto.” [7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]


COLLEGES
Music master class:
Violinist Jorja Fleezanis coaches students on masterworks of the chamber-music repertoire. [7:30 p.m., San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]


PUBLIC LIBRARIES
ITVS Community Cinema:
“The Eyes of Me,” a film about blind teenagers, screens, followed by a discussion. [5:45 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Computer class: Volunteers acquaint new computer users with basic mouse and keyboard functions. [1:15 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]


CITY
Paper cuts:
The S.F. Playhouse presents “Animals out of Paper,” a stage dramedy by Rajiv Joseph about life, love and origami. [7 p.m., S.F. Playhouse, 533 Sutter St., S.F.]

Mardi Gras music: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, a group from New Orleans, headlines a “Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party” at the Independent. [8 p.m., 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Dances from China: The Beijing Dance Academy brings its U.S. tour to San Francisco. The program includes “The Butterfly Lovers,” a tragic love story. [7:30 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]


DINING OUT
Mission
Beach Cafe: Today is “Pot Pie Tuesday” at the cafe. Look for rabbit pot pie with turnips, English peas, carrots, parsnips, and rabbit demi; beef short-rib pie with wild-mushroom ragout; vegetable pie with rapini, cipollini onions, and fennel veloute; and seafood pie with puff pastry, lobster, shrimp, crab, sea beans, and cherry tomatoes. [198 Guerrero St., S.F.; (415) 861-0198]

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