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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