October 7: Daughter and other SF events

Courtesy photoThe British indie-rock band Daughter performs at the Fillmore. “If You Leave” is the group’s debut LP.

Courtesy photoThe British indie-rock band Daughter performs at the Fillmore. “If You Leave” is the group’s debut LP.

Who’s in town

Choreographer Bill T. Jones, joined by lead collaborators, takes part in a roundtable discussion presented as part of a weeklong celebration of 30 years of his Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance company. [7:30 p.m., Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Forum, 701 Mission St., S.F.]


Gary Knell: National Public Radio’s president discusses how NPR has thrived due to cross-platform journalism, cultural programming and new avenues of corporate support. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Peter Williams: The Archive Global founder discusses his organization, which designs healthy homes to help prevent illnesses such as cholera and malaria in poor communities. [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St., S.F.]

Judith Martin: The columnist, also known as Miss Manners, provides advice on navigating the stormy seas of etiquette. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

‘My Other Selves’: Filmmaker Cheryl Dunye hosts a screening and think-tank panel featuring local media artists who use themselves in their art. [7 p.m., Intersection for the Arts, 925 Mission St., S.F.; RSVP: www.myotherselves.eventbrite.com]

Literary events

Alice McDermott: The novelist talks about “Someone.” [6 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Lily Brett: The Germany-born, Australia-raised, New York-based writer talks about “Lola Bensky,” a novel. [7:30 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Indu Sundaresan: The historical-fiction writer presents “The Mountain of Light.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 301 Castro St., Mountain View]

Italian children’s books: The Museo ItaloAmericano hosts its annual Festa del Libro, a fair featuring Italian children’s books. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Museo ItaloAmericano, Building C, Fort Mason Center, Marina Boulevard at Buchanan Street, S.F.]

At the colleges

Jill Lepore: The professor and New Yorker writer tells the story of Benjamin Franklin’s long-forgotten sister, Jane. [6 p.m., Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building, Stanford University, 435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford]

At the public library

Online privacy: Hands-on session teaches how to use software tools to protect your privacy on the Internet. [7 p.m., Sunset Branch, 1305 18th Ave., S.F.]

‘Scary Films for Adults’: Program features a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds.” [3 p.m., Golden Gate Valley Branch, 1801 Green St., S.F.]

Indie rock

The British indie-rock band Daughter performs at the Fillmore. “If You Leave” is the group’s debut LP. [8 p.m., 1805 Geary Blvd., S.F.]

Local activities

JFK remembered: “Letters to Jackie,” a documentary sharing some of the condolence letters Jacqueline Kennedy received after the JFK assassination, opens at the Vogue Theatre. [3, 5, and 7 p.m., 3290 Sacramento St., S.F.]

Dance music: The Barcelona, Spain-based dance-music band Delorean performs in San Francisco. “Apar” is the group’s latest studio album. [8 p.m., Independent, 628 Divisadero St., S.F.]

Waterbar: For an entree, look for the wood-oven-roasted swordfish. Described as a beautiful fall plate, the dish includes braised oxtail, crispy brussels sprout leaves, toasted farro, orange relish, crema and natural jus. [399 Embarcadero, S.F.; (415) 284-9922]arts

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