San Francisco events for May 21, 2013. Read More
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San Francisco events for May 19, 2013.
SOMETHING TO READ
The World’s Strongest Librarian By Josh Hanagarne ($26)This touching memoir documents the struggles of a 6-foot-7 librarian with Tourettes who breaks with Mormonism and finds solace in weightlifting.
LEND A HAND
San Francisco Zoo: Adults interested in working with animals and educating people about conservation are invited to a volunteer orientation. [11 a.m.; meet at bronze tiger statue, Entry Village Circle, 1 Zoo Road, S.F.] Read More
On the town
Birthday dinner: Affordable-housing provider Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation hosts its 32nd-birthday dinner, a night of food, drink, awards and music. [6 p.m., Hilton San Francisco, 333 O’Farrell St., S.F.]
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Who’s in town
Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize nominee Nicholas Carr, whose books include “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains,” appears in conversation with Thomas Goetz, executive editor of Wired magazine. “The Social Network Effect” is the theme of the evening. [7:30 p.m., Nourse Theater, 275 Hayes St., S.F.]
Jaron Lanier: The computer scientist and virtual-reality pioneer provides insight into what the new information economy could look like. Read More
San Francisco events for May 13, 2013. Read More
San Francisco events for May 12, 2013.
SOMETHING TO READ
Tiger Babies Strike BackBy Kim Wong Keltner ($13.99)The local writer’s humorous parenting book and memoir turns the tables on familiar “Tiger Mom” philosophies and discusses contemporary challenges all mothers face. Read More
Wild reeds: Clarinet Thing performs a concert of original works and arrangements of tunes by jazz giants. Beth Custer, Sheldon Brown, Ben Goldberg and Harvey Wainapel are the quartet. [8 p.m., Old First Church, 1751 Sacramento St., S.F.]
A great bike ride
Keep Pedaling After Bike to Work Day: Were you inspired by the thousands of people pedaling to the office Thursday for Bike to Work Day? Read More