Ash Reiter plays the Hemlock 

Singer-songwriter: Pop and rock singer-songwriter Ash Reiter performs. [9 p.m., Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk St., S.F.]


WHO’S IN TOWN

Tom Rhodes:
The comedian kicks off a string of shows. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]


MUSEUMS

Zeum:
The museum features experiences for kids. Attractions include the annual Global Youth Media & Arts Festival Celebration, an exhibit of immigration- and identity-themed art by hundreds of youths. [1 to 5 p.m., 221 Fourth St., S.F.]

Beat Museum: Letters, magazines, pictures, first editions and other items celebrating the lives of leading Beat-generation writers are on view. [10 a.m. to 10 p.m., 540 Broadway, S.F.]


TOURS

Coit Tower murals:
The tour presented by San Francisco City Guides explores murals created by 25 leading 1930s California artists. [11 a.m., meet at main entry of Coit Tower atop Telegraph Hill, S.F.]

Nob Hill: Foot Comedy Walking Tours presents “Hobnobbing With Gobs of Snobs,” a tour that looks at the dirty money that helped build the Nob Hill area. [2 p.m., meet at Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St., S.F.; details/RSVP: www.foottours.com]


COLLEGES

Nursing program:
USF’s School of Nursing presents an overview of its program. The session is designed for transfer students. [4 p.m., USF, Room 203, 2800 Turk Blvd., S.F.; RSVP/info: (415) 422-6563]

Video art: Video artist Yinka Shonibare questions “African” and “Western” identities in her ballet-themed installation “Longing for Sea-Change: ‘Odile and Odette.’” [11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University]

Self-publishing working group: The weekly meeting covers the self-publishing process from editing and design to publicity, sale and distribution. [6:30 p.m., Mechanics’ Institute, 57 Post St., S.F.]


LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Daly’s planet:
Supervisor Chris Daly, termed out of office after 10 years on the job, is roasted. Proceeds from the event go to charity. [8 p.m., The Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Conservation meeting: The Golden Gate Audubon Society’s San Francisco Conservation Committee, which carries out habitat-restoration and advocacy projects, meets. [7 p.m., Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, S.F.]

Conservation meeting: The Golden Gate Audubon Society’s San Francisco Conservation Committee, which carries out habitat-restoration and advocacy projects, meets. [7 p.m., Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way, S.F.]

Blues night: Club Fox hosts its Wednesday Blues Jam. Stevie Gurr takes the stage this week. [7 to 11 p.m., 2223 Broadway, Redwood City]


DINING OUT

Cliff House:
Three-course prix-fixe dinner specials ($25) are back in the restaurant’s bistro on Wednesdays. This week, chef Kevin Weber’s menu begins with butternut squash soup with creme fraiche and chives. The main course is duck confit with lentils du Puy and frisee, with warm pancetta vinaigrette. A creme caramel completes the meal. [1090 Point Lobos, S.F., (415) 386-3330]

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