March 11: Larry and His Flask and other SF events 

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  • One-man blues, punk and raunchy bluegrass singer Scott Biram and six-member punk and bluegrass group Larry and His Flask co-headline an evening at the Rickshaw Stop.
Who’s in town

Cartoonist Tom Tomorrow, award-winning creator of “This Modern World,” visits the Cartoon Art Museum to discuss 25 years of alt-weekly cartooning, adventures in animation and collaborations with rock stars. [7 p.m., 655 Mission St., S.F.]

Lectures

Nathan Wolfe: The virologist and founder of Global Viral discusses his efforts to study deadly viruses in order to detect disease pandemics before they kill millions. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Muni update: Transit officials give an update on Muni’s Transit Effectiveness Project, which aims to improve service reliability, reduce travel time and improve customer experience. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.]

Water and technology: Panel examines whether technology can help ease California’s drought crisis. Speakers include Steve Hartmeier, from mOasis, and Imagine H2O’s Tamin Pechet. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Christopher Pollock: The local historian speaks at the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society’s meeting to discuss interesting architectural fragments left over from constructions. [7:30 p.m., Old Mint, 88 Fifth St., S.F.]

Literary events

Shahan Mufti: The journalist discusses “The Faithful Scribe: A Story of Islam, Pakistan, Family, and War.” [7:30 p.m., The Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Kelly Parsons: The debut novelist discusses “Doing Harm.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson: The author and philosopher discusses “Beasts: What Animals Can Teach Us About the Origins of Good and Evil.” [7 p.m., BookShop West Portal, 80 West Portal Ave., S.F.]

At the colleges

Karin Sander: The German conceptual artist discusses her work. [7:30 p.m., San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Mike Massy: The Lebanese singer-composer-pianist, whose music blends western pop and jazz elements with Middle Eastern styles, appears in recital. [Noon, Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center, Stanford University, Stanford]

Midday music

The Black Cedar Trio, a flute-cello-guitar ensemble, performs a program of music by Bach, Mozart, and others. Noontime Concerts presents the event. [12:30 p.m., Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California St., S.F.]

Local activities

Back by popular demand: The San Francisco Ballet presents “Cinderella,” choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s highly theatrical rendition of the fairy tale. [8 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Blues and bluegrass: One-man blues, punk and raunchy bluegrass singer Scott Biram and six-member punk and bluegrass group Larry and His Flask co-headline an evening at the Rickshaw Stop. [7:30 p.m., 155 Fell St., S.F.]

Royal Exchange: American, San Francisco and pub-style fare are on the menu. The chimichurri steak sandwich — grilled beef tender with chimichurri sauce, served on a French roll — is recommended today. [301 Sacramento St., S.F.; (415) 956-1710]

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