June 5: The Holmes Brothers and other SF events 

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  • Singer-songwriter Joan Osborne (“Love and Hate”) and the Holmes Brothers (“Brotherhood”), known for three-part harmonies, perform an album-release concert.
Who’s in town

Ezekiel Emanuel, former chief health policy adviser to President Barack Obama, lectures on “Reinventing American Health Care” and forecasts trends that will determine the market in 2020 and beyond. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Lectures

ADHD diagnosis: Speakers discuss attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, arguing that it is a genuine psychiatric condition, but that its diagnosis must be made carefully. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Peter Moylan: The filmmaker screens and discusses “From Vision to Icon,” his documentary about the building of the Golden Gate Bridge. [6 p.m., Half Moon Bay Brewing Company, 390 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay]

Colleen Terry: The assistant curator at Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts discusses the history of printmaking. [10 a.m., de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Literary events

Walter Mosley: The novelist, best known for his “Easy Rawlins” detective books, presents “Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Anne Germanacos: The author of the short-story collection “In the Time of the Girls” presents “Tribute,” a work of prose that combines fiction and essay. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Book party: “Summer of Ecstatic Love,” benefiting Litquake, celebrates the publication of Holly Payne’s “Damascena” and the writing of Rumi. [7 p.m., Fort Mason Center, Golden Gate Room, Building A, 2 Marina Blvd., S.F.]

David Sax: The author of “Save the Deli” talks about his new title, “The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes but Fed Up With Fondue.” [7:30 p.m., Books Inc., 2275 Market St., S.F.]

Kelly E. Carter: The founder of The Jet Set Pets talks about “The Dog Lover’s Guide to Travel: Best Destinations, Hotels, Events, and Advice to Please Your Pet — And You.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 3515 California St., S.F.]

At the public library

LGBT war veterans: “LGBTQ Veterans and the Military” is the theme of a public forum presented as part of the statewide initiative “War Comes Home.” [6 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Film night: “Bad Day at Black Rock” (1955), director John Sturges’ thriller about a one-armed stranger in a town with a terrible secret, is the featured film. Spencer Tracy stars. [6:30 p.m., Excelsior Branch, 4400 Mission St., S.F.]

Album-release show

Singer-songwriter Joan Osborne (“Love and Hate”) and the Holmes Brothers (“Brotherhood”), known for three-part harmonies, perform an album-release concert. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Local activities

Latin music: Reggaeton artist Yandel, best known as half of the Latin-music duo Wisin Y Yandel, performs at the Fillmore. “De Lider a Leyenda” is his latest album. [8 p.m., 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Singer-songwriter: Americana and folk singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst performs a concert to promote her seventh album, “Blood Test.” [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Docs by the bay: The 2014 San Francisco Documentary Film Festival, featuring nonfiction cinema from around the globe, opens with a reception and a screening of “Actress.” [6 p.m., Brava Theater, 2781 24th St., S.F.; www.sfindie.com]

Film

Independent flicks: “Synesthesia Film Festival: Screening No. 3” features independent short films, student films, experimental films, music videos and animations from around the world screen. It’s part of a monthly event which aims to bring filmmakers together to share ideas and collaborate on projects. [7 p.m., Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Nightlife

Play’s the thing: The Exploratorium hosts the June edition of “After Dark,” a social for adults. The evening includes a bike-powered Ferris wheel. [6 to 10 p.m., Pier 15, S.F.]

Art

Greater view: Tours of “Carleton Watkins: The Stanford Albums” take place on Thursdays. The exhibit contains 19th-century photographs of Yosemite and the Pacific Coast area. [12:15 p.m., Cantor Arts Center, Palm Drive and Museum Way, Stanford University, Stanford]

Paris in the 1920s: “William Odiorne’s Paris,” an exhibit of vintage photographs featuring a romantic, classical vision of the City of Light in the 1920s, opens at Robert Tat Gallery. [11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., 49 Geary St., Suite 410, S.F.]

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