Mutemath plays the Regency Ballroom 

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  • Paul Meany and the alternative-rock band Mutemath brings its nationwide tour, in support of its latest studio album, “Odd Soul,” to San Francisco.

PERSON IN TOWN

Poet Louise Gluck reads from her work. Gluck’s awards include the Pulitzer Prize, the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and the National Book Critics Circle Award. [8 p.m., Cemex Auditorium, Zambrano Hall, Knight Management Center, Stanford University, 641 Knight Way, Stanford]


LECTURES

Helping dementia patients:
Jane Mahakian, of Aging Matters, and Cathy Murphy, of Home Instead Senior Care San Francisco, discuss how best to engage those with dementia. [5:15 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

James R. Smith: The historian and author of “San Francisco’s Playland at the Beach: The Early Years 1914-1945” reveals a bygone era of seaside amusement in San Francisco. [7 p.m., Conservatory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Sarah Greenough: The National Gallery of Art photography curator talks about the letters exchanged between photographer Alfred Stieglitz and painter Georgia O’Keeffe. [Noon, SFMOMA, 151 Third St., S.F.]


LITERARY

Lysley Tenorio:
The fiction writer talks about “Monstress,” a story collection. [7 p.m., Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., S.F.]

Two literary journals: Zyzzyva’s Laura Cogan, Oscar Villalon, Granta’s John Freeman and writers Daniel Alarcon, Herb Gold and Dean Rader appear in an evening of readings. [7 p.m., City Lights, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Sere Prince Halverson: The debut novelist talks about “The Underside of Joy.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]


COLLEGES

Katharine Kuharic:
The artist, whose works explore American celebrity, pop and suburban culture, and personal-identity politics, gives a talk titled “Pound of Flesh.” [Noon, San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Cherrie Moraga: The playwright, poet, and essayist speaks. [6:30 p.m., USF, McLaren Hall, Room 252, 2130 Fulton St., S.F.]

Dickens celebration: Event previews upcoming festivities celebrating the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth. The afternoon includes a screening of “Nicholas Nickleby.” [3 p.m., Mechanics’ Institute, 57 Post St., S.F.]


PUBLIC LIBRARIES

Book presentation:
Editor Julie Lindow and authors Katherine Petrin and R.A. McBride present “Left in the Dark: Portraits of San Francisco Movie Theatres.” [6:30 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Radar Reading: The series, hosted by Michelle Tea, features emerging and underground writers. February’s featured authors include Ellyn Maybe and Nick Krieger. [6 p.m., Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Room, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]


CITY

Classical music:
Pianist Brendan Kinsella performs works by Schubert, Liszt and Beethoven. Noontime Concerts presents the program. [12:30 p.m., Old St. Mary’s Cathedral, 660 California St., S.F.]

Breast health: Athena Breast Health Network, a collaboration among breast-health experts at the five UC medical centers, launches the Athena Breast Health Forum. [7 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.; RSVP: (415) 476-0267]

Rock band: The alternative-rock band Mutemath brings its nationwide tour, in support of its latest studio album, “Odd Soul,” to San Francisco. [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

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