Paige Clem (pictured) appears with Roger McNamee, Pat Nevins and Jordan Feinstein at her songwriting residence at Bazaar Cafe on Nov. 15. (Courtesy Ting Vogel)

Paige Clem (pictured) appears with Roger McNamee, Pat Nevins and Jordan Feinstein at her songwriting residence at Bazaar Cafe on Nov. 15. (Courtesy Ting Vogel)

Nov. 14-15: William Fitzsimmons, David Helvarg, Daniel J. Siegel, Saucy Awards, Constance Hale, Sarah Cahill, Paige Clem

MONDAY, NOV. 14

William Fitzsimmons: The singer-songwriter, perhaps best known for tunes on “Grey’s Anatomy,” has been called “an articulate acoustic balladeer whose delicate, down-tempo tunes are full of intimate moments.” [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

David Helvarg: The environmental activist and Bay Area author speaks about “The Golden Shore,” which elucidates the history, culture and changing nature of California’s coasts. [7 p.m., Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera]

Daniel J. Siegel: The internationally acclaimed UCLA psychiatrist speaks about his new book, “Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human,” which examines the scientific basis for proliferating healthy minds. [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Saucy Awards: The Golden Gate Restaurant Association honors local food and beverage professionals at the gala and ceremony. [7 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., S.F.]

Constance Hale: The author speaks about “The Natives Are Restless,” which tells the largely untold story of Hawaiian hula. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Sarah Cahill: The classical avant-garde pianist appears in a free concert with guests William Winant and Kate Stenberg. [7:30 p.m., Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., S.F.]

Krystyna Hutchinson, Corinne Fisher: The comics call their act “Guys We F—-: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast.” [8 p.m., Cobb’s Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

The Guest List: The standup comedy lineup includes Andy Kindler, Lisa Best, Solomon Georgio, Guy Branum, Joe List and Drew Platt. [8 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

TUESDAY, NOV. 15

Paige Clem: The singer-songwriter hosts guests Roger McNamee (Moonalice), Pat Nevins (Shakey Zimmerman) and Jordan Feinstein in free, song-sharing session of original acoustic music. [7 p.m., Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St., S.F.]

Nataly Dawn, Lauren O’Connell
: The indie singers (Dawn, who has a new solo album “Haze,” is best known as one-half of Pomplamoose) work together as the act My Terrible Friend. [9 p.m., Chapel, 777 Valencia St., S.F.]

Finding Your Child’s Voice in the Arts: Derek Fenner, an arts program manager in the Alameda County Office of Education, speaks about how the arts provide youths with opportunities. [7 p.m., Tateuchi Hall, Community School of Music and Arts, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View; RSVP: arts4all.org]

Golden Suits: The project of Fred Nicolaus, known for intricate folk with his band Department of Eagles, plays from the new album “Kubla Khan.” [8 p.m., Swedish American Hall, 2174 Market St., S.F.]

Randy Rogers Band: Rolling Stone wrote that the group’s leader is “carving out a legacy that may one day be on par with that of another Texan: George Strait.” [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

The King And I: The Tony Award-winning best musical revival, Lincoln Center Theater’s production of the Rodgers & Hammerstein classic, opens a month long run. [8 p.m., Golden Gate Theatre, 1 Taylor St., S.F.]

Stephanie Danler: The author talks about “Sweetbitter,” her novel set in the alluring world of a famous New York restaurant, which has been become a hit in both food and literary circles. [7 p.m., Jewish Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Francis Ford Coppola
: “The Godfather” director appears in conversation with Adam Savage of “Mythbusters” in “The Program You Can’t Refuse” presented by the Commonwealth Club. [7 p.m., Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

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