September 25: The Lumineers and other SF events 

click to enlarge The Lumineers, the Grammy-nominated folk-rock and Americana band, perform at the America's Cup Pavilion.
  • The Lumineers, the Grammy-nominated folk-rock and Americana band, perform at the America's Cup Pavilion.

Who's in town

Shibley Telhami, a Middle East expert and the author of "The World Through Arab Eyes," speaks at the World Affairs Council. His topics include how Arab public opinion will reshape the Arab world. [7 p.m., 312 Sutter St., S.F.]


Jonathan W. Greenert: The chief of U.S. naval operations speaks. [5:30 p.m., Marines' Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St., S.F.;]

Tom Osborne: The California historian discusses the maritime context of California history. [6 p.m., San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Shaw Library, Building E, Fort Mason Center, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.; RSVP:]

Literary events

Joyce Goldstein: The Bay Area chef and cookbook author discusses "Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness." [6:30 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

John Goins: The debut novelist reads from "A Portrait in the Tenderloin." [7 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

Nick Taylor: The author of historical novels talks about "Father Junipero's Confessor." [7:30 p.m., Kepler's Books and Magazines, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang: The Stanford technology guru discusses "The Distraction Addiction." [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

At the colleges

Music master class: Cellist Paul Katz conducts a master class examining cello masterworks. [7:30 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Studies in law: UC Hastings hosts an information session on its Master of Studies in Law program for health and science professionals. [5 p.m., CL 221/222, Library, UCSF, 530 Parnassus Ave., S.F.; RSVP:]

At the public library

What's on the ballot: The Department of Elections' outreach team gives a 20-minute presentation about the Nov. 5 ballot. [5:30 p.m., Bayview Branch, 5075 Third St., S.F.]

Affordable Care Act: The session, presented in Cantonese, covers how to get the most out of the Affordable Care Act. [1 p.m., Visitacion Valley Branch, 201 Leland Ave., S.F.]

Americana band

The Lumineers, the Grammy-nominated folk-rock and Americana band, perform at the America's Cup Pavilion. [6:30 p.m., between Piers 27-29, S.F.]

Local activities

Book sale: The Friends of the San Francisco Public Library's 2013 Big Book Sale begins. Books, DVDs, CDs, books on tape and other media are for sale for $3 or less. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.]

Stand-up show: Comedian Nico Santos performs. "Chelsea Lately" and Showtime's "Pride Comedy Jam" are among his TV credits. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

New play: Theatre Rhinoceros presents "To Sleep and Dream" by John Fisher. A father and son confront each other about their past and future in this play about coming out and facing the truth. [8 p.m., Z Below, 470 Florida St., S.F.]

Velvet Room at Clift: Northern California cuisine made with locally grown ingredients is on chef Thomas Weibull's menu. The buttermilk fried chicken, with jalapeño cornbread, mac and cheese, and kale, is recommended today. Also look for the Asian barbecue Berkshire pork chop, with Napa cabbage, peach kimchi and pickled mustard jus. [495 Geary St., S.F.; (415) 929-2300]


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