Occupy SF protesters rally at Wells Fargo headquarters 

click to enlarge Taking it to the bank: Wells Fargo Bank security keeps a close eye on some of the more 200 protesters who were at the Financial District location Wednesday as part of the Occupy SF movement. The protesters marched from the Federal Reserve Bank to the Wells Fargo location, blocking the front entrance. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner) - TAKING IT TO THE BANK: WELLS FARGO BANK SECURITY KEEPS A CLOSE EYE ON SOME OF THE MORE 200 PROTESTERS WHO WERE AT THE FINANCIAL DISTRICT LOCATION WEDNESDAY AS PART OF THE OCCUPY SF MOVEMENT. THE PROTESTERS MARCHED FROM THE FEDERAL RESERVE BAN
  • Taking it to the bank: Wells Fargo Bank security keeps a close eye on some of the more 200 protesters who were at the Financial District location Wednesday as part of the Occupy SF movement. The protesters marched from the Federal Reserve Ban
  • Taking it to the bank: Wells Fargo Bank security keeps a close eye on some of the more 200 protesters who were at the Financial District location Wednesday as part of the Occupy SF movement. The protesters marched from the Federal Reserve Bank to the Wells Fargo location, blocking the front entrance. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

IMAGE OF THE WEEK

Taking it to the bank:
Wells Fargo Bank security keeps a close eye on some of the more 200 protesters who were at the Financial District location Wednesday as part of the Occupy SF movement. The protesters marched from the Federal Reserve Bank to the Wells Fargo location, blocking the front entrance. (Mike Koozmin/The Examiner)

SOMETHING TO READ

Spring and All


By William Carlos Williams ($12.95)

The seminal work, hailed as a triumph of modernist poetry and literature, has been reissued by New Directions in an intimate and beautiful facsimile of the original 1923 edition.

LEND A HAND

San Francisco Vintners Market:
Volunteers are needed to set up entry area, take tickets and hand out stemware. Must be at least 21. [10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., or 2 to 6:30 p.m., Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, Marina Boulevard and Buchanan Street, S.F.; RSVP: www.onebrick.org]

GET OUTSIDE

Great pumpkins:
Half Moon Bay hosts its Art & Pumpkin Festival, a fair with huge pumpkins, carved pumpkins, pumpkin treats, crafts and music. [9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Street from Kelly Avenue to Spruce Street, Half Moon Bay]

Indie-rock marathon:
The 2011 Treasure Island Music Festival features indie bands galore. Today’s headliner: Death Cab for Cutie. [Noon onward, Treasure Island; www.treasureislandfestival.com]

All aboard: “Trolley Dances” features dance presentations on the Muni route from the Main Library to West Portal Station. Six troupes perform. [11 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.; tours begin every 45 minutes at 100 Larkin St., S.F.; www.epiphanydance.org]

Family circus: Zoppe, a circus in the old-world Italian tradition, presents its one-ring show. Family patriarch Giovanni Zoppe is Nino the Clown. [11 a.m., 3 and 6 p.m., circus tent at 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City]

Bad seeds: “Wicked Plants” is a Conservatory of Flowers exhibit featuring plant species that have killed people. Meet the castor bean and the strychnine tree, among others. [10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 100 JFK Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

AROUND TOWN

Music

Tuvan quartet:
Huun Huur Tu performs at the San Francisco Jazz Festival. Buzzing harmonics characterize the music of the Tuvan throat-singing quartet. [7 p.m., San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Chamber music: “Chamber Music Day” features 33 ensembles performing in galleries and public areas of the de Young Museum. Featured styles include classical, world and jazz. [10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

Dance

Ballet company:
Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet presents its fall season. The program includes a world premiere set to music of the Sephardic tradition. [5 p.m., Novellus Theater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

Hula troupe: Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu presents its “Hula Show 2011.” The concert includes a suite of chants that celebrate the bond of Hawaii and San Francisco. [4 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

Movies

Taiwanese films:
The San Francisco Film Society’s “Taiwan Film Days” presents top recent Taiwanese films. Today’s bill includes the comedy “Pinoy Sunday.” [1 p.m. onward, SFFS Cinema, 1746 Post St., S.F.; www.sffs.org]

Nonfiction cinema: The San Francisco Documentary Film Festival continues. Today’s topics include tree planters, card-counting Christians and cartoonist Bill Plympton. [12:30 p.m. onward, Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Visual arts

Meet the artists:
Open Studios 2011 presents weekend three. People can visit art studios in San Francisco’s South of Market, Tenderloin, Potrero Hill and Bayview neighborhoods. [11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; www.artspan.org]

BRUNCH

The Pub at Ghirardelli Square:
Chef Louis Salvatore and owner Scott Broccoli serve barbecue favorites, breakfast staples and new-Southern cuisine at brunchtime. Salvatore recommends country-style waffles with fried chicken tenders today. Also highlighted: French toast with maple syrup, powdered sugar and seasonal berries. [10 a.m. to 1 p.m., 851 Beach St., S.F.; (415) 351-0500]\

GAME OF THE DAY

NFL

49ers at Lions


10 a.m., Fox (KTVU, Ch. 2)

Two of the NFC’s top squads square off when Alex Smith leads the Niners into the Motor City.

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

NFL:
The Vikings and Bears meet in an NFC North clash [5:20 p.m., Soldier Field, Chicago, NBC (KNTV, Ch. 11)]

Auto racing: The IndyCar series hits Sin City for the IndyCar World Championships. [12:30 p.m., Las Vegas, ABC (KGO, Ch. 7)]

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