May 27: Greg Edwards and other SF events 

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  • Comedy show: Comedian-actor-writer Greg Edwards, from the Web series “Thug Notes,” performs stand-up.
PERSON IN TOWN

Singer-songwriter Rodriguez performs at the Warfield. [8 p.m., 982 Market St., S.F.]

LECTURES

Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober: The authors of “Getting to 50/50” offer a roadmap for how to fulfill family responsibilities without sacrificingr career. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Joel Sartore: The photographer and longtime contributor to National Geographic magazine talks about photographing wildlife and landscapes in exotic and far-flung places. [7 p.m., Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway, Redwood City]

Housing market: Speakers examine how the housing-market crash is affecting communities and discuss the wave of fair-housing activism that has arisen to address the problem. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.]

Sustainability workshop: WasteSleuth.com’s Todd Sutton discusses actions that can reduce humans’ environmental footprint. [6 p.m., Department of the Environment, 1455 Market St., S.F.; RSVP: leialani.hufana@sfgov.org or (415) 355-3795]

LITERARY

Poetic Tuesday: The program features readings by Elizabeth Percer (“Ultrasound”), Kevin Simmonds (“Bend to It”) and others, plus music by Diana Gameros. [12:30 p.m., Jessie Square, 760 Mission St., S.F.]

Dana Reinhardt: The author of young-adult fiction launches “We Are the Goldens.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

COLLEGES

Lynn J. Rothschild: The NASA astrobiologist gives a scientist’s view of other planets and the possibility of extraterrestrial life. [7 p.m., Building 320, Geology Corner, Main Quad, Room 105, Escondido Mall, Stanford University]

PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Online job searching: The class covers how to use social media to land job interviews and get resumes into the right hands. [6 p.m., Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Room B, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Latino parent group: Latino parents are invited to be part of a support group that addresses issues relating to education and children’s success in school. [3 to 5 p.m., Bayview Branch, 5075 Third St., S.F.]

CITY

Mozart program: The Midsummer Mozart Festival Orchestra Ensemble, led by George Cleve, performs Mozart’s String Quartet, K, 499 in D. [12:30 p.m., Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California St., S.F.]

Comedy show: Comedian-actor-writer Greg Edwards, from the Web series “Thug Notes,” performs stand-up. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Indie rock: Parquet Courts, a Brooklyn-based indie-rock band, plays material from its latest album, “Sunbathing Animal.” [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

South African band: Die Antwoord, an alternative hip-hop group from South Africa that performs in Afrikaans, Xhosa and English, brings its tour to San Francisco. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

DINING OUT

Baker & Banker: Chefs Lori Baker and Jeffrey Banker create San Francisco cuisine, using locally farmed ingredients. Recommended starters include the strawberry salad and the house-smoked trout and potato latke. Highlighted entrees include the lamb trio, with chickpea panisse and baby artichokes, and the duck breast with fresh cherries, farro, confit crisp, turnips and almond. [1701 Octavia St., S.F.; (415) 351-2500]

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