Good day: June 14, 2010

Who’s in town

Folk-rock singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov performs at Café du Nord. [8 p.m., 2170 Market St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Gentle chair yoga: Class meets on Mondays. [10 a.m., UCSF, Mount Zion campus, 1701 Divisadero St., Suite 150, S.F.; RSVP:]


Mark Frauenfelder: The Make magazine editor, in conversation with “Mythbusters” host Adam Savage, talks about the do-it-yourself movement. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Moth spray: Panel discusses how businesses, farmers and consumers are joining forces to keep our food safe from a potential threat and from toxic solutions being assessed. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Literary events

Judith Horstman: The journalist, editor, consultant, and professor talks about “The Scientific American Brave New Brain.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Plaza, S.F.]

Lewis Lapham: The editor and writer celebrates the release of the latest issue of Lapham’s Quarterly. “Sports and Games” is the theme. [7 p.m., Green Apple Books, 506 Clement St., S.F.]

At the public library

GreenFinanceSF: City staff and green-funding experts talk about funding opportunities for property owners investing in green home improvements. [7 p.m., Sunset Branch, 1305 18th Ave., S.F.]

Job Seekers Lab: Session is for those who need more computer time or help to create résumés, complete applications or perform other job-search tasks. [11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Local activities

LGBT comedy: Kung Pao Kosher Comedy’s “Comedy Returns to El Rio” series presents “Queer Comedy Night.” Karen Ripley, Lisa Geduldig and Nick Leonard, among others, take the stage. [8 p.m., 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

Memorial tribute: Local artists pay tribute to Quentin Easter, the late co-founder of Lorraine Hansberry Theatre. The evening’s performers include Paula West. Proceeds benefit LHT. [7 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 700 Howard St., S.F.]

Midday music: Redwood City’s “Lunchtime on the Square” concert series welcomes singer-songwriter Amy Obenski. [11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Courthouse Square 2200 Broadway, Redwood City]

Dining out

Destino: Chef James Schenk serves Central and South American cuisine, and recommended dishes include a selection of ceviches and the arepas with pulled pork. Other dishes include churrasco (grilled sirloin, chimichurri salsa, Maldon sea salt); scallops with garlic butter and Parmesan; and the chile relleno with ground sirloin, cheddar, chipotle salsa, and citrus creme fraiche. [1815 Market St., S.F.; (415) 552-4451]

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