New farmers market opens in San Francisco's Financial District 

WHO’S IN TOWN

Hiromitsu Agatsuma, a leading force in Japan’s traditional-music boom, performs at Yoshi’s. Pianist Yoichi Nozaki accompanies him this evening. Partial proceeds benefit Japanese earthquake relief. [8 p.m., 1330 Fillmore St., S.F.]

 

LECTURES

Internet freedom: Program features a presentation of findings regarding levels of freedom on the Internet worldwide. A talk with Internet freedom experts rounds out the bill. [6:30 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]

‘Speak Up, California’: Speakers and discussion groups address what needs to be done to get California on the right path. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

 

LITERARY EVENTS 

Charles Baxter: The short-story writer presents “Gryphon.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Ciji Ware: The novelist talks about “A Race to Splendor.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Creativity guides: Creativity workshop leaders Christine Ranck (“Igniting the Genius Within”) and Whitney Ferre (“The Artist Within: A Guide to Becoming Creatively Fit”) speak. [7 p.m., Modern Times, 888 Valencia St., S.F.]

Poetry night: Poets Christina Fisher and Sunnylyn Thibodeaux share their work. An open-mic session, hosted by Jerry Ferraz, follows. [7 p.m., Bird and Beckett Books and Records, 653 Chenery St., S.F.]

 

AT THE COLLEGES

Science symposium: Discussion examines the science behind the Japanese earthquake, tsunami and related nuclear events. [12:10 p.m., SFSU, Jack Adams Hall, Cesar Chavez Student Center, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Nayland Blake: The sculptor, extended-media artist and writer discusses his work. [5:15 p.m., Cummings Art Building, AR2, Stanford University]

 

AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Job Seekers Lab: Computers are available for creating or updating your resume, preparing job applications and searching online for jobs. [11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Library, Training Room, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Homework help: Volunteers assist K-7 students with homework assignments. [4 to 6 p.m., Mission Branch, 300 Bartlett St., S.F.]

 

DINING OUT

A-16: It is “Monday Meatballs” night at the Italian restaurant, and a pork and beef meatball is chef David Taylor’s featured dish. The meatball is braised in tomato, with basil and grana padano cheese. [2355 Chestnut St., S.F.;
(415) 771-2216
]

 

LOCAL ACTIVITIES

Farmers market: A new farmers market opens with festivities in San Francisco’s Financial District. Fruits, vegetables, pastries, chocolates, flowers and music are on the bill. [Noon to 5:30 p.m., plaza at 50 Fremont St., S.F.]

Art and comedy: The Comedy Gallery, a new show combining visual and comedic arts, presents an edition. Talent includes artist Leslie Winchester and comics Baron Vaughn and Kris Tinkle. [7 p.m., 111 Minna Gallery, 111 Minna St., S.F.]

Literary theater: Word for Word presents a staged reading of selected pieces of David Foster Wallace’s unfinished final novel, “The Pale King,” a story set in an IRS center. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

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