April 23: KnightressM1 and other SF events 

Who’s in town

Photographer Stephen Shore, a pioneer in the use of color photography, presents his latest collection, “From Galilee to the Negev.” [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]


Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz: The president of the Charles Schwab Foundation provides guidance for achieving financial fitness after age 50. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Palestine and Israel: Authors Ali Abunimah (“The Battle for Justice in Palestine”) and Max Blumenthal (“Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel”) discuss the future of Palestine. [7 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Literary events

Robert Coover: The novelist talks about “The Brunist Day of Wrath.” [2 p.m., SFSU, Poetry Center, Humanities building, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.; 7 p.m., Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., S.F.]

Justin Go: The debut novelist talks about “The Steady Running of the Hour.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Susie Hara: The novelist talks about “Finder of Lost Objects.” [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

William Goodson: The debut novelist talks about “The Blue-Eyed Girl.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 74 Town and Country Village, Palo Alto]

Elizabeth Castoria: The former editorial director of VegNews talks about “How to Be Vegan.” [6:30 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Film screening: Ingmar Bergman’s “Scenes From a Marriage” (1973) is featured and a discussion follows. [7 p.m., Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113, Stanford University, Stanford]

Jennifer Cohen: The sculptor, whose work is inspired by her background as a Balanchine-schooled ballet dancer, discusses her work. [12:30 p.m., California College of the Arts, 1111 Eighth St., S.F.]

At the public library

Stein poems: Editor Seth Perlow, poet Juliana Spahr and other literary guests celebrate the centennial edition of “Tender Buttons,” Gertrude Stein’s cubist poetry book. [6 p.m., Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Room, 100 Larkin St, S.F.]

Parents for Public Schools: The session provides information about getting children prepared to start kindergarten in the S.F. Unified School District. [6:30 p.m., Sunset Branch, 1305 18th Ave., S.F.]

Indie rock

KnightressM1, the violin-fronted, power-rock trio formed by musician, singer and composer Emily Palen, performs at Brick & Mortar Music Hall. [9 p.m., 1710 Mission St., S.F.]

Local activities

Comedy show: Comedian Bret Ernst, seen on “Comedy Central Presents” and “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” performs stand-up. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Film program: “Arab Shorts No. 3” features narrative, documentary and animated short films that mirror the diversity of the Arab world. [7 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Salon concert: The Adam Shulman Trio appears in a Salon at the Rex concert. The trio interprets songs from the Great American Songbook and the canon of great jazz tunes. [6:30 p.m., Hotel Rex, 562 Sutter St., S.F.]

About The Author

Staff Report

Staff Report

A daily newspaper covering San Francisco, San Mateo County and serving Alameda, Marin and Santa Clara counties.
Pin It

More by Staff Report

Latest in Calendar

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018


Most Popular Stories

© 2018 The San Francisco Examiner

Website powered by Foundation