June 26-27: My Neighbor Totoro, Bea Miller, My Jerusalem, Not On Our Watch, End All Mondays!, Rosecrans Baldwin, Amelia Gray, Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Dr. David E. Smith


My Neighbor Totoro: GKIDS and Fathom Events kick off Studio Ghibli Fest 2017, a six-film monthly series of anime masterpieces, with the studio’s first title, the family classic by Hayao Miyazaki. [7 p.m., Van Ness 14, 1000 Van Ness Ave., S.F.; Century 9, 845 Market St., S.F.; Daly City 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

Bea Miller: The singer-songwriter and “X-Factor” alum is singing songs from her album “Red,” the second in a color-coded series. [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

My Jerusalem: The indie band describes its album “A Little Death” as “reminiscent of something between Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and Echo and the Bunnymen.” [8:30 p.m., Café du Nord, 2170 Market St., S.F.]

Not on Our Watch-How the Bay Area Stands United: Activists and immigration rights experts Ju Hong, Marielena Hinapie and Raha Jorjani discuss how Bay Area residents can work together to protect and defend immigrants in the community. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

End All Mondays!: The Depth Charge rock concert features headliner The Truants, Sweeping Exits from Portland and Mystic Priestess. [9 p.m., El Rio, 3158 Mission St., S.F.]

Rosecrans Baldwin, Amelia Gray: Baldwin reads from “The Last Kid Left,” a novel“involving the precarious lives of two teens, a small-town sheriff, a retired big-city co, and an aspiring young journalist”; and Gray discusses “Isadora,” a fictional interpretation of modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

The Komedy Kiki: The fourth-Monday-of-the-month comedy showcase features Jennifer Dronsky, Dominique Gelin, Natasha Muse, Lucy The Slut and Rudy Ortiz. [8 p.m., Stud, 399 Ninth St., S.F.]

Lydia Pense and Cold Blood: The blues belter and horn band have been playing their own brand of funk-soul and R&B (which came to be known as “East Bay Grease”) for decades. [8 p.m., Yoshi’s, 510 Embarcadero West, Oakland]


Dr. David E. Smith
: The San Francisco History Association presents the founder of the Haight-Ashbury Free Clinic speaking on the early days of the clinic in connection with the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love. [7:30 p.m., Congregation Sherith Israel, 2266 California St., S.F.]

Brit Floyd: The act is billed as “the world’s greatest Pink Floyd show.” [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga]

Oliver Chin: The author and publisher, whose company Immendium releases multicultural children’s picture books, discusses the state of the children’s book industry in the U.S. and lack of Asian American representation. [10:30 a.m., SFSU J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 121, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Comedy Allstars: The standup showcase features Dave Thomason, Gary Anderson and Sandray Risser. [8 p.m., Punch Line, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Gabe Habash, Julie Buntin: The authors discuss their new novels: Habash’s “Stephen Florida” is a coming-of-age tale about a “compellingly strange” character, and Buntin’s “Marlena,” is the story of two teen girls “and the feral year that will cost one her life, and define the other’s for decades.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Barry Lancet: The writer reads from “The Spy Across the Table,” the anticipated fourth installment of his Jim Brodie thriller series, which finds the investigator “in the crosshairs of the Chinese, North Korean, and American governments.” [7 p.m., Bookshop West Portal, 80 W. Portal Ave., S.F.]

American Flag Football League
: The new professional sports organization — a platform for athletes to continue their careers and cutting-edge entertainment for spectators — plays its inaugural game. [6:30 p.m., Avaya Stadium, 1123 Coleman Ave., San Jose]

Shobaleader One: The presentation is the first live project from enigmatic electronic artist Squarepusher (Tom Jenkinson). [8 p.m., UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley]

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