Good Day for November 24, 2009 

Destino: Two items from chef James Schenk’s menu are recommended today. Pork belly con mofongo is a dish that contains cardamom-encrusted pork belly, sweetened plantain puree and aji-rocoto-cranberry chutney. Also look for capon de auyama (roasted acorn squash), with house-made curry, shitake mushrooms, butternut squash, coconut milk and red-bell-pepper coulis. [1815 Market St., S.F.; (415) 552-4451]


PERSON IN TOWN

Rap artist Warren G performs at the Independent. [8:30 p.m., 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]


MUSEUMS
Asian Art Museum: Exhibits include “Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and Burma” and “Photographic Memories.” [10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 200 Larkin St., S.F.]

Cartoon Art Museum: Exhibits include “Monsters of Webcomics,” “Spain Rodriguez: Rebel in Ink” and “Once Upon a Dream: The Art of Sleeping Beauty.” [11 a.m. to  5 p.m., 655 Mission St., S.F.]


LITERARY
Lee Foster: The travel writer and photographer talks about “The Photographer’s Guide to San Francisco.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Plaza, S.F.]


Book talk: “M” Is for Mystery Book Club meets to discuss “The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos,” by Margaret Mascarenhas.” [7 p.m., “M” Is for Mystery, 86 E. Third Ave., San Mateo]

COLLEGES

Chamber music: Students perform masterworks of the chamber-music repertoire. [8 p.m., San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
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. [9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

‘Creative Crafts’: Session, for ages 8 to 18, offers the chance to try different craft projects, such as beading, weaving and drawing. [3:30 to 5 p.m., North Beach Branch, 2000 Mason St., S.F.; RSVP: (415) 355-5626]


CITY
Stand-up show: Comedian Kevin Avery performs at the Punch Line. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]


‘Spirited’ trip: “Spirited Away” (2002), Japanese animation master Hayao Miyazaki’s film about a girl fending for herself in a magical world of strange spirits, screens at the Red Vic Movie House. [7 and 9:30 p.m., 1727 Haight St., S.F.]

Happy-hour fundraiser: Epic Change hosts “TweetsGiving 2009,” a happy hour benefiting the effort to build classrooms for kids in need in Arusha, Tanzania. [6 to 9 p.m., Cellar, 685 Sutter St., S.F.; www.epicchange.org/groups/san-francisco-california-us]

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