LaborFest presents reading of ‘Mixed Relief’ 

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  • LaborFest: The labor festival presents a staged reading of “Mixed Relief,” a play about women, art and the Works Progress Administration. The evening benefits the Actors Fund.

Who’s in town

Author and cartoonist Mark Zepezauer talks about his latest book, “The CIA’s Greatest Hits.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Lectures

Stephen Haber:
The political-science professor and specialist in Mexican politics discusses the outcome of Mexico’s election and its implications. [7 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]

Science Literacy: “Energy and Alternatives for Electric Power Generation” is the focus of a five-Monday course with University of the Commons. It starts today. [5:30 p.m., Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., S.F.]

Literary events

Elizabeth Percer:
The debut novelist talks about “An Uncommon Education.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 74 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto]

Two authors: Southern California authors Paula Priamos (“The Shyster’s Daughter,” a memoir) and Dana Johnson (“Elsewhere, CA,” a novel) discuss their books. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

At the colleges

Stanford Jazz Festival:
Saxophonist Patrick Wolff and his band perform a concert saluting the mid-1970s music of tenor-sax player Clifford Jordan. [7:30 p.m., Campbell Recital Hall, Stanford University, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford]

At the public library

Cartooning workshop:
The workshop, conducted by Sirron Norris for ages 7 to 18, teaches how to design cartoon characters and create expressions. [2 p.m., Richmond Branch, 351 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Older Writers Laboratory: The poetry writing group welcomes seniors. [3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Bernal Heights Branch, 500 Cortland Ave., S.F.]

Local activities

LaborFest:
The labor festival presents a staged reading of “Mixed Relief,” a play about women, art and the Works Progress Administration. The evening benefits the Actors Fund. [7:30 p.m., Lorraine Hansberry Theatre, 490 Post St., S.F.]

Community concert: Redwood City’s Downtown Jazz series welcomes the Jennifer Scott Sextet, a vocal-jazz group. [6 to 8 p.m., 2600 block of Broadway, Redwood City]

Stand-up show: Locally based comedian Chris Garcia, named “one of the seven funniest people in San Francisco” by 7x7 Magazine, performs. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Summer music: People in Plazas, a series that presents free concerts in downtown San Francisco, welcomes Faz, a world-music act. [Noon, 101 California St., S.F.]

Baseball game: The San Francisco Giants play the San Diego Padres. [7:15 p.m., AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, S.F.]

Jewish cinema: The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival presents the award-winning Israeli drama “Restoration” (6:45 p.m.) and other films today. [Noon to 10:30 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.; www.sfjff.org]

Dining out

Velvet Room at Clift:
Crisp chipotle pork belly with butter beans, dandelion and pickled carrots is a recommended entree. Also highlighted: Prather Ranch New York steak with truffle mac and cheese. [495 Geary St., S.F.; (415) 929-2300]

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