Courtesy photoBroadway tribute: “Inventing Champagne

Courtesy photoBroadway tribute: “Inventing Champagne

May 11: 'Inventing Champagne,” barbecue guru and more

Who’s in town

Texas barbecue master Aaron Franklin shares the flavorful secrets of smoke in his book “Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto.” [6:30 p.m., Omnivore Books on Food, 3885a Cesar Chavez St., S.F.]

Lectures

Greece question: A community forum considers whether Greece should leave the eurozone. [6:30 p.m., World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter St., S.F.]

Cannabis appreciation: Writer Catherine Hiller reflects on her long-term cannabis use in the affectionate book “Say Yes: A Marijuana Memoir.” [7 p.m., Modern Times Bookstore, 2919 24th St., S.F.]

Mammoth science: The Long Now Foundation, a San Francisco nonprofit that encourages long-term thinking, is hosting biologist Beth Shapiro as she discusses her latest book, “How to Clone a Mammoth.” [7 p.m., Marines’ Memorial Club, 609 Sutter St., S.F.]

Literary events

Sisterhood is powerful: Susan Ford, Patricia Garrett, Amrita Skye Blaine and Maria de Lourdes Victoria are reading from the anthology “Sisters Born, Sisters Found.” [7 p.m., Folio Books, 3957 24th St., S.F.]

Poetry reading: Poets Emily Hunt, Jane Gregory and Sara Nicholson are reading in honor of Hunt’s new poetry collection, “Bright Brave Phenomena.” [7:30 p.m., Green Apple Books on the Park, 1231 Ninth Ave., S.F.]

Fantasy books: Best-selling fantasy writer T.A. Barron discusses his books “Atlantis in Peril” and the advice book “The Wisdom of Merlin: 7 Magical Words for a Meaningful Life.” [6:30 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

At the public library

Homework help: Volunteers are available to help students in kindergarten through eighth grade with their homework assignments. [2:30-4:30 p.m., Portola Branch, 380 Bacon St., S.F.]

At the colleges

Composers of tomorrow: A concert features new works by student composers. [7 p.m., Knuth Hall, Creative Arts Building, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Ave., S.F.]

Local activities

Film festival: The Albert Maysles Memorial Film Festival continues with “The Love We Make,” which follows Paul McCartney as he organizes a fundraiser for 9/11 victims (7 and 9:15 p.m.), and “Orson Welles — Spain” (8:40 and 10:55 p.m.). [Vogue Theatre, 3290 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Stand-up comedy: Dave Clay is headlining a comedy bill that also includes David Gborie and Jesse Hett. [9 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

British rock: British singer-songwriter Nick Mulvey is touring to promote his album “First Mind.” [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Rock show: Gaytheist, which hails from Portland, Ore., has a noisy pop-rock sound. [8 p.m., Hemlock Tavern, 1131 Polk St., S.F.]

Broadway tribute: “Inventing Champagne,” 42nd Street Moon’s tribute to the music of late lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, features Tony-nominated actress Nancy Dussault. [7 p.m., Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson St., S.F.]artsSan Franciscothings to do

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