Nov. 26: Rap, museum exhibits and more

Courtesy photo<p>Rock show: San Francisco indie-pop group Moonbeams headlines a show that includes Slowness and Marc Manning. [9 p.m.

Who's in town

Grammy-winning rapper and actor Common brings his “Nobody's Smiling Tour” to the Bay Area. [8 p.m., Regency Ballroom, 1290 Sutter St., S.F.]

Literary events

Book club: The Meeting of the Muses Book Club is discussing “I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban” by Malala Yousafzai. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View]

At the public library

Toddler Tales: Books, songs and music are designed to engage toddlers and their guardians. [10:30-11 a.m., Children's Storytelling Room, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Snack and play: Children are invited to enjoy a free, healthy snack and play with Lego WeDo construction sets. [3-4 p.m., Children's Center, Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Homework help: Student volunteers help K-8 students with homework assignments. [3-4 p.m., Visitacion Valley Branch, 201 Leland Ave., S.F.]

At the colleges

Mexican sculpture: “¡Escultura! Selections from The Mexican Museum's Permanent Collection,” which features works by Byron Galvez, Gunther Gerzso and more, is in its final weeks at the Kalmanovitz Hall Rooftop Sculpture Terrace. [9 a.m.-5 p.m., University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton St., S.F.]

Documenting history: Key moments in American civil-rights history, farmworker rights and more are depicted in an exhibit of photographer Bob Fitch's work. [10 a.m.-5 p.m., Green Library Bing Wing, Stanford University, 459 Lasuen Mall, Stanford]

Art appreciation: Docents lead tours of the Cantor Arts Center's collection of Rodin bronzes in the center's galleries and the Rodin Sculpture Garden. [2 p.m., Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford]

Local activities

Farmers market: A pre-Thanksgiving farmers market gives shoppers a last-minute opportunity to stock up for Turkey Day. [10 a.m.-2 p.m., Ferry Plaza, S.F.; www.cuesa.org]

French noir: The French Film Noir fest, extended by popular demand, concludes with “Deadlier Than the Male” (7 p.m.) and “Love Is My Profession” (9:15 p.m.). [Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.]

Remembering Madeline Kahn: A double feature starring the late Madeline Kahn includes “What's Up, Doc?” (7 p.m.) and “Blazing Saddles” (8:50 p.m.). [Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., S.F.]

Comedy: Ali Wong, a San Francisco native who now lives in Los Angeles, has appeared on “The Tonight Show” and “Are You There, Chelsea?” [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Rock show: San Francisco indie-pop group Moonbeams headlines a show that includes Slowness and Marc Manning. [9 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.]

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