Kung Pao Kosher Comedy presents 'Comedy Returns to El Rio' 

WHO’S IN TOWN

Henning Mankell: Swedish novelist author of the best-selling and award-winning Kurt Wallander mysteries, appears in an onstage conversation. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

LECTURES

Rye Barcott: The cofounder of Carolina for Kibera talks about creating a movement to spark change from within one of the world’s largest and most volatile slums. [6 p.m., Marines’ Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

‘Monday Night Philosophy’: “Is Capitalism a Condition of an Immature Social Psychology?” is the evening’s theme. Matt Cantor, Berkeley Daily Planet columnist, speaks. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Global town hall: World Affairs Council’s Young Professionals International Forum holds its April discussion. “Climate Refugees: Not in My Backyard” is the theme. [6:30 p.m., WAC, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]

‘Viva Opera’: Opera vocalists Claire Kelm, Katherine McKee, Colby Roberts, and John Bischoff sing the history of Italian opera. [6:30 p.m., Museo Italo Americano, Building C, Fort Mason Center, S.F.; RSVP: (415) 673-2200]

LITERARY EVENTS

Howard Jacobson: The award-winning English author talks about “The Finkler Question,” a novel. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

David McNally: The Toronto-based professor of political science talks about “Global Slump.” [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

Jim Blascovich and Jeremy Bailenson: The virtual-reality authorities and research collaborators talk about “Infinite Reality.” [7 p.m., Kepler’s Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

AT THE COLLEGES

Student photographer: Hot Shot Media presents Snapshot Scholar’s 2011 Winner’s Reception, honoring the winner of its third student photography contest. [6 to 9 p.m., Academy of Art University, 625 Sutter St., S.F.; RSVP: plancast.com/p/4o3c]

Music master class: Violist Jonathan Vinocour conducts a master class with music students. [7:30 p.m., San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

DINING OUT

Farallon Restaurant: The seared rare ahi tuna on chefs Mark Franz and Ryan Simas’ menu is recommended today. The dish includes roasted maitake mushrooms, soba noodles, tea-smoked tofu and hibiscus jus. Also look for the red-wine-braised veal cheeks. The veal is served with crisp polenta cake, grilled baby leeks and gremolata. [450 Post St., S.F.; (415) 956-6969]

LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Comedy show: Kung Pao Kosher Comedy presents “Comedy Returns to El Rio.” April’s featured comics include Dhaya Lakshminarayanan, Brendan Lynch and Erikka Innes, among others. [8 p.m., El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

‘Heroes’ awards: Breast Cancer Fund hosts “Heroes Celebration 2011,” an evening honoring groundbreaking work in eliminating environmental links to breast cancer. [6 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Jazz group: The Broun Fellinis, whose music includes jazz, funk, and hip-hop elements, celebrate their 20th anniversary with a concert and special guests. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore St., S.F.]

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