Good day: Tuesday, June 5

Scary movies: Another Hole in the Head Film Festival, a salute to horror and sci-fi cinema, presents “Blood Car,” “El Muerto” and “The Living and the Dead.” [5:15 to 11:30 p.m., Roxie Cinema, 3117 16th St.]

Who’s in town

Judy Norsigian, executive director of Our Bodies Ourselves, gives a lecture on the media’s impact on women’s health. [Noon, UCSF, Mount Zion campus, Herbst Hall, 1600 Divisadero St., second floor; RSVP: (415) 353-2668]

City activities

Night at the opera: The San Francisco Opera presents Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” Polish baritone Mariusz Kwiecien sings the title role. [8 p.m., War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave.]

‘Gertrude and Alice’: Exhibit celebrates the 100th anniversary of Gertrude Stein meeting Alice B. Toklas and the impact of the pair’s salon on artists and writers. [8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St.]

Literary events

Roger Angell: The senior editor of The New Yorker talks about his career in sports writing. [8 p.m., Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave.]

Susan Vreeland: The novelist reads from “Luncheon of the Boating Party.” [7 p.m., Alliance Française de San Francisco, 1345 Bush St.]

At the public library

Female composers: The Del Sol String Quartet performs music written and embraced by women. [6 p.m., Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.]

Teen henna workshop: Participants learn to create henna tattoos. A parent or guardian signature is required. [3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Portola Branch, 2450 San Bruno Ave.]

At the colleges

Jonathan Crosby: The film producer screens and discusses “Indies Under Fire,” a documentary about the fate of independent bookstores. [7 p.m., New College Creamery, 780 Valencia St.]

Paul Berg: The Stanford University-based Nobel laureate speaks at a symposium titled “The Politicization of Science.” [Noon, UCSF, Health Sciences West Building, Room 301, 513 Parnassus Ave.]

businessLocalScience & TechnologyScience and Technology

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

The City has struggled to conduct outreach in some neighborhoods as it works to expand Slow Streets — such as this section of Page Street in the Lower Haight — to underserved neighborhoods. <ins>(Jordi Molina/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
SFMTA delays vote on Bayview Slow Streets, approves five others in ‘underserved’ areas

SFMTA struggles to conduct outreach in neighborhoods with lower internet access

Stern Grove Festival organizers are planning to bring back the popular summer concert series — The Isley Brothers show in 2019 is pictured — with limited audience capacity. (Ming Vong/S.F. Examiner)
Indoor shows won’t be flooding SF stages soon but Stern Grove might be back in June

While San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced that live performances may resume… Continue reading

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto  (47) started on Opening Day against the Colorado Rockies at Oracle Park on April 9, 2021. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Giants welcome fans back with strong performance by Cueto

By Ethan Kassel Special to S.F. Examiner ORACLE PARK — The first… Continue reading

James Harbor appears in court after he was arrested on charges in the July 4th shooting death of 6-year-old Jace Young on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Murder case heads to trial over killing of 6-year-old Jace Young

Hearing reveals new details in ‘horrific’ Fourth of July shooting

BART passengers may see more frequent service by this fall. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
BART service increases possible as soon as September

Proposal would double weekday, daytime trains and extend system operating hours

Most Read