Jan. 14: Country music, drag tribute to Hall and Oates and more 

click to enlarge Country rockers: The Randy Rogers Band, a Texas country outfit, is performing songs from its latest album, "Trouble," and more. [8 p.m., Slim's, 333 11th St., S.F.] - f - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • Country rockers: The Randy Rogers Band, a Texas country outfit, is performing songs from its latest album, "Trouble," and more. [8 p.m., Slim's, 333 11th St., S.F.]f

Who's in town

Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, joins Apple executive Lisa Jackson to discuss how Silicon Valley can lead the charge toward a green economy. [6 p.m., Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St., S.F.]

Lectures

Emporium memories: Anne Evers Hitz, a fifth-generation San Franciscan and great-great-granddaughter of an Emporium co-founder, speaks about The City's grand downtown department store, now the site of the Westfield mall. [6 p.m., Mechanics' Institute, 57 Post St., S.F.]

Gift of medicine: Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Aptekar shares his work at a charity hospital in Cambodia. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Fundraising: Expert fundraiser Daniel Lurie, CEO of Tipping Point Community, and former 49ers player Ronnie Lott, a Tipping Point board member, discuss the new philosophy of philanthropy. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Literary events

Healthy eats: Molly Watson makes extremely healthy and nutritious meals in her new book, "Grains + Greens: Recipes for Deliciously Healthful Meals." [6:30 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

Art history: Mary Street Alinder explores a pivotal movement in photography in her new book, "Group f.64: Edward Weston, Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, and the Community of Artists Who Revolutionized American Photography." [7:30 p.m., Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

At the public library

Amazon warriors: Author Adrienne Mayor debunks myths about Amazon warriors in her new book, "The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World." [6:30 p.m., Latino/Hispanic Room, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Vaccinations and law: Professor Dorit Rubinstein Reiss talks about the intersection of vaccines and the law, accompanied by a screening of a "NOVA" documentary, "Vaccinations: Calling the Shots." [4:30 p.m., UC Hastings, 200 McAllister St., S.F.]

Local activities

MLK film: The documentary "King: A Filmed Record Montgomery to Memphis," screens in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. [7 p.m., Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, 2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Animated shorts: A touring Sundance Film Festival program features 95 minutes of animated shorts from all around the world. [7 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Stand-up comedy: Tom Rhodes, who has appeared on "The Tonight Show" and two Comedy Central specials, performs. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Drag 'Maneater': Drag performer Trixxie Carr pays tribute to her favorite rockers in "Maneater: A Tribute To Hall & Oates." [8 p.m., Oasis, 298 11th St., S.F.]

Country rockers: The Randy Rogers Band, a Texas country outfit, is performing songs from its latest album, "Trouble," and more. [8 p.m., Slim's, 333 11th St., S.F.] f

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