Good Day: June 10, 2010 

PERSON IN TOWN
Violinist James Ehnes
appears with the San Francisco Symphony. The concert includes Beethoven’s Concerto in D major for Violin and Orchestra, Opus 61 and music by Wagner and Berg. [8 p.m., Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

LECTURES
Post-election recap:
Political consultants David Latterman and Alex Clemens analyze Tuesday’s election results and discuss measures proposed for the fall ballot. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.]

Akiva Tor: Israel’s consul general for the U.S. Pacific Northwest region talks about Middle East peacemaking, the Iranian crisis and U.S.-Israel relations. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

LITERARY
Linda Greenlaw:
The best-selling author and East Coast mariner talks about “Seaworthy,” a memoir. [7:30 p.m., Books Inc., 2251 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Jim Woodring: The comics artist talks about “Weathercraft.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

COLLEGES
Anniversary concert:
The Irving M. Klein International String Competition presents its 25th-anniversary concert. Performers include the Alexander String Quartet. [8 p.m., SFSU, Knuth Hall, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Naturalization for seniors:
An attorney from API Legal Outreach discusses the benefits of naturalization for seniors and how seniors can get help with the naturalization process. [11 a.m., Chinatown Branch, 1135 Powell St., S.F.]

LGBT cinema: “Heather Has Cool Mommies,” a Pride Month film series, presents the hourlong documentary “Transparent” (2005), directed by Jules Rosskam. [Noon, Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

CITY
Fashion fundraiser:
Dress for Success San Francisco, which provides interview suits and other job-related services to local women, presents its 2010 fundraiser, a night of food, drinks and fashion. [5 to 9 p.m., City Club, 155 Sansome St., S.F.]

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

Book talk: C.W. Gortner speaks about and celebrates the launch of his new historical novel “The Confessions of Catherine de Medici” at Bookshop West Portal. [7 p.m., 80 West Portal Ave., S.F.]

DINING OUT
Town Hall:
Chef Vernon Morales’ highlighted appetizers include crispy frog legs. The dish also includes fresh-corn polenta and fried shallots and garlic with red chili sauce. Also look for a grilled asparagus and strawberry salad with goat’s milk yogurt, basil oil and mache. Recommended entree: rice-crusted tai snapper with fresh chickpeas, braised fennel, and crab-bouillabaisse saffron. [345 Howard St., S.F.; (415) 908-3900]

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