Nov. 25: Dutch electronica, readings and more 

Who's in town

Best-selling author Anne Lamott discusses her new collection of essays, "Small Victories," with Buddhist monk and author Jack Kornfield. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]

Lectures

Climate change: UC Berkeley professor Mark Schapiro discusses the financial impact of global warming. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Looking back at 1906: The San Francisco History Association presents archivist Gladys Hansen, who has thoroughly researched and written about San Francisco's 1906 earthquake, discussing the devastating temblor and more. [7:45 p.m., St. Philip's Church, 725 Diamond St., S.F.]

Literary events

Spanish poetry: Mexican author Rafael Castilla Segovia does a Spanish-language poetry reading. [6 p.m., Modern Times, 2919 24th St., S.F.]

Christmas story: Elin Hilderbrand's 14th novel, "Winter Street," follows a divorced innkeeper and news anchor who try to gather their dysfunctional family together for Christmas. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

New horror: Author Mira Grant discusses her latest book, "Symbiont," which returns to the horrific world of "Parasite," in which tapeworms take over their human hosts. [7 p.m., Borderlands Books, 866 Valencia St., S.F.]

Book launch party: A reading by John Coletti marks the debut of his latest novel, "Deep Code." [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

At the public library

Historical fiction: Ruthanne Lum McCunn reads from her new historical novel, "Chinese Yankee," which discusses the real story of Thomas Sylvanus (Ah Yee Way), who was enslaved and earned his freedom by fighting in the Civil War. [6 p.m., Latino/Hispanic Room, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Basketball: The San Francisco State University men's basektball team takes on the Academy of Art team. [7 p.m., gymnasium, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Local activities

Noontime Concerts: Michelle Maruyama on violin, Robert Howard on cello and Miles Graber on piano play Beethoven's Piano Trio in B-Flat Major. [12:30 p.m., Old St. Mary's Cathedral, 660 California St., S.F.]

Comedy show: Comedian and San Francisco Examiner columnist Nato Green is joining "The Imaginary Radio Program," hosted by Drennon Davis, for an evening of stand-up comedy and giving thanks. [7:30 p.m., Z Space, 450 Florida St., S.F.]

Classic rock: Christine McVie is rejoining Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood and John McVie for Fleetwood Mac's "On With the Show" tour. [8 p.m., SAP Center, 525 W. Santa Clara St., San Jose]

Dutch electronica: Dutch electronic music producer and musician Anders Trentemøller is bringing his self-titled band to the Bay Area. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

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