Sept. 9: The Hangover Brigade and other SF events 

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  • San Francisco’s own The Hangover Brigade headlines a bill that also includes Ezra Bell.
Who’s in town

Writer Daisy Hernandez, co-editor of “Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism,” explores sexuality, race and class issues in her new memoir, “A Cup of Water Under My Bed.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]


Republican Party revolution: Rick Perlstein discusses his new book, “The Invisible Bridge,” which follows America’s transition from the disillusionment of the Nixon era to the outsized patriotism of the Reagan years. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Modern families: Stanford sociologist Marianne Cooper and Facebook executive and “Lean In” author Sheryl Sandberg speak about economic challenges facing modern families. [6:30 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

Literary events

Style essentials: Andrea Pflaumer discusses the basics of assembling a flattering wardrobe and her new book, “Shopping for the Real You.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 3515 California St., S.F.]

New fiction: Pulitzer Prize nominee and San Francisco State professor Diane Frank shares her newest novel, “Yoga of the Impossible.” [7 p.m., Bookshop West Portal, 80 West Portal Ave., S.F.]

Living energy: Arda, a mononymous wellness coach and energy healer, shares tips about the journey to self-realization in his new book, “The Seeker’s Manual.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 1375 Burlingame Ave., S.F.]

Spy novel: A British pub in the middle of the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair becomes the setting for comedy, spy capers and love in Jonathan Coe’s “Expo 58.” [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

At the public library

Murals for kids: Children ages 3-5 are invited to create murals with art educators from Precita Eyes Mural Arts. [10:30 a.m., North Beach Branch, 850 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Elder care: Geriatric consultant and dementia specialist Mary Hulme discusses care options for elderly people, including at-home care, nursing homes and more. [6:40 p.m., Noe Valley Branch, 451 Jersey St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Soccer game: San Francisco State’s men’s soccer team is throwing down with Holy Names University. [3 p.m., Cox Stadium, SFSU, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Local activities

Free McDonald’s breakfast: The fast-food behemoth is offering free breakfasts —McMuffin, apple slices and milk — to K-8 students accompanied by guardians. [6:30-9:30 a.m., participating McDonald’s; see for more details.]

Cooking workshop: Chef Chris Cosentino and dietitian Rachel Begun lead a workshop on healthy meals that kids and parents can cook together. [10:30 a.m., Porcellino, 1550 Church St., S.F.]

Stand-up comedy: San Francisco native Jacob Sirof has appeared on Comedy Central. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Record-release party: Self-described “phantasmical folkloric band” Cookie Tongue is celebrating the release of its album “Biotic Rituals.” [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

Rock show

San Francisco’s own The Hangover Brigade headlines a bill that also includes Ezra Bell. [9 p.m., Brick and Mortar Music Hall, 1710 Mission St., S.F.]


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