Good Day: July 6, 2010 

PERSON IN TOWN

Pop and country singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne performs at Yoshi’s. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 1330 Fillmore St., S.F.]


DINING OUT

Kasa Indian Eatery: Chef Anamika Khanna’s menu features burrito-like kati rolls (roti wrapped around a chosen main dish) and thali (a home-style combination plate). Recommended main dishes include chicken tikka masala, lamb curry, and turkey kabobs. Vegetarian dishes, including rotating daily specials, are also available. [4001 18th St., S.F.; 3115 Fillmore St., S.F.; (415) 896-4008]


LECTURES

Kapya Kaoma: The Anglican priest from Zambia discusses evangelism in Africa, its link to the U.S. religious right, and its impact on gay-rights struggles. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

John Zarobell: SFMOMA’s assistant curator of collections, exhibitions and commissions traces the history and formation of the Doris and Donald Fisher art collection. [Noon, SFMOMA, 151 Third St., S.F.]


LITERARY

Josh Mohr: The locally based novelist talks about “Termite Parade.” [7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Dora Calott Wang: The author and psychiatrist talks about “The Kitchen Shrink.” [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]


COLLEGES

Chess night: The Mechanics’ Institute hosts its Tuesday Night Marathon, an evening of serious chess playing. Players at all levels are welcome. [6:30 p.m., 57 Post St., S.F.]


PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Elder financial abuse: Attorney Loren Lopin discusses financial scams aimed at seniors and how to identify and avoid these swindles. [6 p.m., Potrero Branch, 1616 20th St., S.F.]

Motorcycle efficiency: Woman-geared session, led by City College of San Francisco’s Lisa Duke, shows how a motorcycle works and how riders can increase fuel economy. [6 p.m., Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Room B, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]


CITY

Opening ceremony: Evening, featuring composer Jewlia Eisenberg, celebrates “The Bowls Project,” an installation of sound sculpture and performance. [6 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Third and Mission streets, S.F.]

Labor history: LaborFest presents a “Historic Market Street Labor Walk,” featuring a cross-section of San Francisco history. [3 p.m.; meet in front of landmark at 1 Market St., S.F.; www.laborfest.net]

Contemporary dance: Bodytraffic, a dance company from Los Angeles, performs works by award-winning choreographers Barak Marshall, Guy Weizman and Roni Haver, and Alex Ketley. [8 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida, S.F.]

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