Good Day: April 5, 2010 

Who’s in town

Seth Berkley, president of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, discusses the ongoing effort to develop an AIDS vaccine for the world, and looks at the progress that has been made. [4 p.m., UCSF, Nursing Building/N-217; enter through 513 Parnassus Ave., S.F.]

At the colleges

Architecture lecture: Amsterdam-based Adriaan Geuze, founder of West 8, an international office for urban design and landscape architecture, speaks. [7 p.m., California College of the Arts, 1111 Eighth St., S.F.]

Local activities

Irish fantasy: A boy goes on an enchanted journey in “The Secret of Kells,” an Oscar-nominated Irish film that combines animation, adventure, and mythology. [Embarcadero Center Cinema, 1 Embarcadero Center, S.F.; (415) 267-4893]

Sight and Sound: The Left Coast Chamber Ensemble presents “Audible Visions,” a concert spotlighting composers whose music is linked to visual art. [8 p.m., Green Room, War Memorial Veterans Building, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Urban portraiture: “Ewan Gibbs: San Francisco,” a suite of pencil drawings of San Francisco’s urban landscapes by Gibbs, a British artist, is on view at SFMOMA. [11 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., 151 Third St., S.F.]


John Hope Bryant: The founder of Operation Hope talks about how leading with love and respect can create empowerment and success in business. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Film-arts forum: The San Francisco Film Society hosts “Tales From Terror Town,” a look at cinema’s horror genre. Joshua Grannell (aka Peaches Christ) and the Butcher Brothers speak. [7 p.m., Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., S.F.]

Literary events

Hugh Raffles: The author and anthropologist talks about “Insectopedia.” [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

At the public library

Job Seekers Lab: Session is for those who need more computer time or help to create resumes, complete applications, or perform other job-search tasks. [11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

‘First Monday Movies’: “Criss Cross,” a 1949 noir thriller directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Burt Lancaster and Yvonne De Carlo, screens. [6:30 p.m., Excelsior Branch, 4400 Mission St., S.F.]


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