Seth Glier performs at the Red Devil Lounge 

click to enlarge Ballpark figures: The George Krevsky Gallery presents its 15th annual “Art of Baseball” exhibition. Drawings, paintings and sculptures by 46 artists from across the country are on view. [11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Geary St., S.F.] - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • Ballpark figures: The George Krevsky Gallery presents its 15th annual “Art of Baseball” exhibition. Drawings, paintings and sculptures by 46 artists from across the country are on view. [11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 77 Geary St., S.F.]

Who’s in town: Singer-songwriter Seth Glier performs at the Red Devil Lounge. [8 p.m., 1695 Polk St., S.F.]

Lectures
Robert Shiller:
The influential economist and best-selling author argues that, along with acknowledging the sins of finance, we need to reclaim finance for the common good. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

State tax revolt: A three-part discussion series on California’s Proposition 13, passed by voters in 1978, begins. Fred Silva, senior fiscal policy adviser to California Forward, speaks. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 654 Mission St., S.F.]

Literary events
Mary Albanese:
The England-based author and artist talks about “Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon: Mapping the Wild Heart of Alaska.” [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

John Feffer: The co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies talks about “Crusade 2.0: The West’s Resurgent War Against Islam.” [7:30 p.m., Green Arcade, 1680 Market St., S.F.]

Unmark these words: Litquake and the Writers’ Grotto present “Regreturature,” an evening in which respected writers share works that they may now regret. [8 p.m., Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St., S.F.]

At the colleges
Javier Sicilia:
The Mexican poet, journalist and peace movement leader gives a talk titled “Mexico’s National Emergency and the Role of the United States.” [5:30 p.m.,  McLaren Hall 252, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton St., S.F.]

Vocal master class: Countertenor Lawrence Zazzo examines vocal masterworks. [7:30 p.m., San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Design and craft: Roy McMakin, who works on architectural, art and furniture commissions, discusses his work. [7 p.m., California College of the Arts, 1111 Eighth St., S.F.]

At the public library
‘Ramblin’ Round’:
Folk singer Tim Holt performs and discusses the songs of Tom Paxton, Utah Phillips, Woody Guthrie and others. [7 p.m., Merced Branch, 155 Winston Drive, S.F.]

Local activities
Cuban band:
Sierra Maestra, a Cuban band started in 1976 by a group of Havana students seeking to revive classic son music, performs in San Francisco. [7:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St., S.F.]

Fins are in: Aquarium of the Bay is hosting “Spend Spring Break With Our Sharks,” a celebration featuring shark-themed presentations, films and tours. [9 a.m. to 8 p.m., The Embarcadero at Beach Street, S.F.]

Tangerine: Wild scallops are pan-seared and topped with grilled-bell-pepper pesto and served with sauteed spinach, asparagus, and silky soft polenta. [16th and Sanchez streets, S.F.; (415) 626-1700]

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