June 26: La Musique Numerique at Rickshaw and more S.F. events 

Who's in town

Rising comedian Michael Che, named one of Rolling Stone's 50 Funniest People in January, performs a stand-up show. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Lectures

David Campos and Scott Wiener: San Francisco's gay supervisors top a list of speakers addressing what is being done to meet the needs of the local LGBT community. [5:15 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

America's Cup: Athletes on Oracle Team USA and the journalist who has documented their journey discuss the America's Cup race and how the team plans to keep the oldest trophy in sports. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Presidio history: Experts in early California history discuss topics relating to the cultural heritage of San Francisco's Presidio. [7 p.m., Main Post, 103 Montgomery St., Presidio, S.F.]

Literary events

Matt Bell: The debut novelist talks about "In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods." [7 p.m., City Lights Books, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Jacqueline Widmar Stewart: The travel and environmental writer talks about her book "Champagne Regained." [6 p.m., Mechanics' Institute, 57 Post St., S.F.; RSVP (required): (415) 393-0100]

Kevin Hearne: The science-fiction and fantasy writer talks about "Hunted" ("The Iron Druid Chronicles, Book Six"). [7:30 p.m., Kepler's Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

At the colleges

Photography show: Photographs containing ghostly and ephemeral qualities are on view in an exhibit titled "Hauntings: American Photographs, 1845-1970." [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford]

At the public library

Market Street film: Walk San Francisco presents "This Is Market Street," a project designed to preserve, on film, an experience of the corridor before its transformation. [6 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Rock clips: Rock historian Richie Unterberger presents rare film clips featuring Bay Area folk-rock and psychedelic-rock performers from the 1960s and 1970s. [6:30 p.m., Bernal Heights Branch, 500 Cortland Ave., S.F.]

Electro-soul duo

AM and Shawn Lee perform a show celebrating the release of their latest electro-soul CD, "La Musique Numerique." [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Local activities

Trophy on view: The America's Cup trophy is on view at the Asian Art Museum. The display coincides with the opening of an exhibit of Japanese art from the collection of Oracle Team USA's Larry Ellison. [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 200 Larkin St., S.F.]

LGBT cinema: Frameline 37, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, runs through Saturday. Today's bill includes the documentary "Valentine Road" at 7 p.m. at the Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F. [Multiple venues; www.frameline.org]

Swing fever: Swing in the Square presents its monthly event featuring a DJ set, swing dance lessons, live music and open dance. This month's musical act: the West Coast Ramblers. [6 to 8 p.m., Union Square, 333 Post St., S.F.]

Art reception: Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts hosts an opening reception for "Memorias Ancestrales," an exhibit of paintings and mixed media by Mexico-born artist Jose Manuel Islas. [7 p.m., 2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Ame Restaurant: New American cuisine with Japanese hints is on chef Randy Lutz's menu. The agedashi of Miyagi oysters in dashi broth with wakame, momiji oroshi, and trout roe, is a recommended appetizer today. For an entree, try the roasted Liberty Farm duck breast with artichoke barigoule, Israeli couscous, duck-leg confit, and duck jus. [689 Mission St., S.F.; (415) 284-4040]

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