Dec. 3: De La Soul, Carlos Santana and more 

click to enlarge Rap show: Influential alt-rap group De La Soul performs songs from 25 years in the hip-hop industry. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.] -  - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • Rap show: Influential alt-rap group De La Soul performs songs from 25 years in the hip-hop industry. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Who's in town

Stand-up comedian Kyle Kinane, who has appeared on "Comedy Central Presents" and the BBC's "The World Stands Up," is performing. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Lectures

European Union talk: Consuls general representing Italy, Portugal, Germany and the Netherlands unite for a panel discussion called "Celebrating the Diversity of the European Union." [5:30 p.m., Marines' Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

Labor history: A panel of labor and history experts discusses the 1934 Pacific Coast maritime strike, which shut down shipping along the West Coast and led to greater protections for dockworkers. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Google Earth: Rebecca Moore, leader of the Google Earth Outreach Program, discusses the Mountain View company's mapping tools and environmental efforts. [7 p.m., Oshman Family Jewish Community Center, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto]

Literary events

Poetry reading: A reading celebrates late poet Harold Norse and the release of a new compilation of his works, "I Am Going To Fly Through Glass." [7 p.m., Bird & Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St., S.F.]

Santana memoir: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Mission native Carlos Santana speaks about his new memoir, "The Universal Tone," with writer Ben Fong-Torres. [7:30 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

At the public library

Immigration discussion: A presentation and discussion explores President Barack Obama's recent executive action regarding immigration, as well as available resources. [1 p.m., Koret Auditorium, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Highway 61: Dennis McNally discusses his book "On Highway 61," which chronicles the iconic highway and its influence on Robert Johnson, Bob Dylan and more. [7 p.m., Park Branch, 1833 Page St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Hair show: The San Francisco Institute of Esthetics and Cosmetology presents a hair show and fundraiser for the Andrew Gomez Foundation, which aids cosmetology students. [8 p.m., DNA Lounge, 375 11th St., S.F.]

Local activities

Art reception: RayKo Photo Center artists-in-residence Vanessa Marsh and Jessica Skloven kick off a new exhibit of their work with a reception. Former artist-in-residence McNair Evans is also signing copies of his new book, "Confessions for a Son." [6-8 p.m., RayKo Photo Center, 428 Third St., S.F.]

Pop concert: The "Triple Ho Show," presented by KMVQ (99.7 FM), features pop stars such as Jessie J, Charli XCX, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas. [8 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., S.F.]

Afro-Cuban art: Percussionist John Santos, dancer and priest Jose Francisco Barroso, painter Pablo Soto Campoamor and scholar-performer Umi Vaughan discuss the importance of Afro-Cuban arts. [7 p.m., Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission St., S.F.]

Rap show: Influential alt-rap group De La Soul performs songs from 25 years in the hip-hop industry. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

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