Kristina Carrillo Bucaram, author of “The Fully Raw Diet,” is promoting her new book in a ticketed event at W Hotel (Courtesy photo)

Kristina Carrillo Bucaram, author of “The Fully Raw Diet,” is promoting her new book in a ticketed event at W Hotel (Courtesy photo)

June 22-23: Fully Raw Diet, Christine Chitnis, Pierluigi Serraino, Jim Obergefell, Mary Roach, Ben Watt, Sellassie

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

The Fully Raw Diet: Celebrity chef and motivational speaker Kristina Carrillo Bucaram launches her book, subtitled “21 Days to Better Health, with Meal and Exercise Plans, Tips, and 75 Recipes.” [6:30 p.m., Great Room, W Hotel, 181 Third St., S.F.]

Christine Chitnis: The author of “Icy, Creamy, Healthy, Sweet: 75 Recipes for Dairy-Free Ice Cream, Fruit-Forward Ice Pops, Frozen Yogurt, Granitas, Slushies, Shakes, and More” is promoting her title. [6:30 p.m., Ominvore Books, 3885 Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

Tillamook Tour: Samples of new flavors — chocolate, pistachio, marionberry cheesecake and coffee — in the Tillamook line of premium frozen treats are being served from a truck on the brand’s West Coast tour. [2 to 6 p.m., Craftsman and Wolves, 1643 Pacific Ave., S.F.]

Pierluigi Serraino: The architect and author speaks about the development and implementation of his historic study on creativity exploring how great architects achieved, and perceive, their place in history. [6 p.m., Mechanics’ Institute, fourth floor, 57 Post St., S.F.]

Tripwire-A Journal of Poetics: CAConrad, Kevin Killian, Juliana Spahr, Marianne Morris and Lara Durback read from the publication, which is “devoted to a counter-institutional exploration of radical and experimental modes of contemporary poetics, art, and cultural politics.” [7 p.m., City Lights Booksellers, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Jim Obergefell: The author (and subject of) “Love Wins” describes his book (part “Erin Brockovich,” part “Milk” and part “Still Alice), which chronicles how a grieving man and his lawyer introduced the landmark court case guaranteeing marriage for same-sex couples. [1 p.m., Book Passage, 41 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Mary Roach: The funny Bay Area writer speaks with “In Deep Radio’s” Angie Coiro about her latest book, “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War,” a behind-the-scenes look keeping humans “intact, awake, sane and uninfected” in extreme circumstances. [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Livewire: The San Francisco party and cover appears in a free “Music in the Park” summer concert. [6 p.m., Stafford Park, King Street and Hopkins Avenue, Redwood City]

THURSDAY, JUNE 23

Ben Watt: The great songwriter, formerly one half of Everything But the Girl, plays from his acclaimed, evocative new solo album “Fever Dream.” [8 p.m, Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Sellassie: The Bay Area underground hip hop artist, social justice activist, entrepreneur and event producer headlines his first hometown appearance in two years. [8 p.m. Amnesia, 853 Valencia St., S.F.]

SFDanceworks: The repertory troupe founded by San Francisco Ballet soloist James Sofranko presents world premieres (including works by Dana Genshaft, Penny Saunders and Sofranko) and pieces by Lar Lubovitch and Alejandro Cerrudo in its inaugural season. [8 p.m., ODC Theater, 3153 17th St., S.F.]

Adventures in Tech: PianoFight Productions opens its premiere of Stuart Bousel’s long-awaited comedy, inspired by his conversations with techie co-workers, his artist boyfriend, and the rest of the world. [8 p.m., PianoFight, 144 Taylor St., S.F.]

Katrina Anne Willis: The blogger and essayist shares her novel “Parting Gifts,” about how three sisters, broken by their unorthodox Midwestern childhood, search for love and acceptance in unlikely places. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave., S.F. ]

Jenny Lind Concert: The free annual showcase of Swedish vocalists features mezzo soprano Karin Osbeck, an award-winning student at the University College of Opera in Stockholm, singing classic arias accompanied by pianist Matilda Lindholm from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. [12:30 p.m., Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens, 773 Mission St., S.F.]

Steve Byrne: The Korean-American comic, who created and starred in TV’s “Sullivan & Son,” begins a three-night standup gig; Gary Cannon opens. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Plants and Animals: The award-winning Montreal indie rock band’s genre-jumping sound blends acoustic folk and country with elements of classic and progressive rock. [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]


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