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Sept. 25-26: Lenora Lee Dance, Iranian Film Festival, Marian Hill, Folsom Street Fair, Trevor Sensor, Ayesha Curry

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Lenora Lee Dance’s premiere “The Eye of Compassion” is at the Donaldina Cameron House in The City. (Courtesy Robbie Sweeny)


Lenora Lee Dance: The contemporary troupe premieres “The Eye of Compassion,” billed as “a new multimedia immersive dance experience.” [7:30 p.m., Donaldina Cameron House, 920 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Grace Cathedral Forum discussion: The panel addressing homelessness in The City includes Jeff Kositsky, the mayor’s “homelessness czar,” San Francisco Chronicle editor-in-chief Audrey Cooper and Ken Reggio, director of Episcopal Communities. [9:30 a.m., 1100 California St., S.F.]

Grupo Fantasma: The Texas band draws from its Latin roots in a sound that also incorporates metal, indie rock, funk, hip-hop, jazz, African, Eastern European, gypsy, South American, Cuban and Tex-Mex. [8 p.m, Social Hall, 1270 Sutter St., S.F.]

Iranian Film Festival: The ninth annual event of indie films by or about Iranians from around the world includes features, shorts, fiction, documentary, animation and musical offerings. [11 a.m. to 9:45 p.m., S.F. Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., S.F.]

Marian Hill: The Philadelphia duo (producer Jeremy Lloyd, vocalist Samantha Gongol) often collaborates with jazz multi-instrumentalist Steve Davit; electro-pop trio Shaed opens. [8 p.m., Fillmore, 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Folsom Street Fair: Organizers call the 33rd annual event — with thousands and thousands of people donning the most outrageous fetish attire — the world’s largest leather fair. [11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Folsom Street, between Eighth and 13th streets, S.F.]

Arab street food with Reem’s: Reem Assil, founder of the Middle Eastern catering company, offfers insights about her cuisine and culture and tastes of bread and dips. [2 p.m., S.F. Public Library, Mission branch, 300 Bartlett St., S.F.]

Wild Cat Adventure: Experts introduce live wild cats — including a cougar, cheetah, serval, ocelot, fishing cat and/or black leopard cub — and provide information about their habits and habitats. [2 p.m., Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos]

Trevor Sensor: The gritty Illinois-based Americana artist opens for Northern Ireland singer-songwriter Foy Vance. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Valencia St., S.F.]


Ayesha Curry: The famed food blogger and TV host speaks about her book “The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith, and the Joy of Eating Well” with chef Michael Mina. [Noon, Marines’ Memorial Theatre, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

Ottmar Liebert: The acclaimed German flamenco guitarist, whose latest passion is reggae, closes a two-night engagement with his band Luna Negra. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West]

Arezoo Fakouri: The Bay Area cook leads a session on preparing foods from her native Iran as part of the library’s Middle Eastern heritage celebration. [3:30 p.m., S.F. Public Library, Ortega branch, 3223 Ortega St., S.F.]

Eat Like a Chef, Drink Like a Somm: Stones Throw chef Jason Halverson partners with David Nayfeld and Angela Pinkerton (of the upcoming Che Fico) to create a meal ($60 per person), with proceeds going to charity; reserve at stonesthrowsf.com/events.html. [6 p.m., Stones Throw, 1896 Hyde St., S.F.]

Elizabeth Lesser, Isabel Allende; Lesser, co-founder of the holistic health center Omega Institute and author the memoir “Marrow: A Love Story,” appears in conversation with the novelist and human rights activist, [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Linda Thompson: The songwriter speaks about her memoir titled “A Little Thing Called Life: On Loving Elvis Presley, Bruce Jenner, and Songs in Between.” [12:30 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Nancy Jo Sales: The journalist discusses “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers,” which addresses what parents can do to help their children navigate an age in which pornography and other explicit behaviors are disturbingly common. [7:30 p.m., Schools of the Sacred Heart, 2222 Broadway, S.F.]

Scott Westerfield; The writer of the famed young adult “Uglies” series has coauthored a new title, “Swarms,” the second in a trilogy about a group of teens with amazing abilities. [7 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

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