Good Day: Tuesday, September 22

Dining out

Mission Beach Cafe: It’s “BBQ Tuesday,” and chef Tom Martinez’s menu features entrees, starters and side dishes reflecting this theme. Selections include fig-wood-smoked pork ribs with baked beans and grilled corn. Also look for a vegan dish: smoked and grilled tofu with organic brown-rice salad, grilled veggies and basil pesto. [198 Guerrero St., S.F.; (415) 861-0198]

 

Who’s in town

Lisa Yuskavage: The New York City-based artist gives a talk at the San Francisco Art Institute. Yuskavage addresses the cultural position of the female body in her paintings. [7:30 p.m., 800 Chestnut St., S.F.]

 

Lectures

Michael J. Sandel: The political philosopher and Harvard University professor gives a talk titled “Justice: A Journey in Moral Reasoning.” [8 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

Bernie Krause: The bio-acoustic musician explores the symbiotic ways in which the sounds of one organism affect other organisms within a habitat. [12:15 and 6:30 p.m., Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, S.F.]

 

At the public library

Lincoln bicentennial talk: President Abraham Lincoln scholar Fred Martin discusses the nation’s 16th chief executive and the pivotal election of 1864. [7 p.m., West Portal Branch, 190 Lenox Way, S.F.]

Computer class: “Basic Mouse and Typing Skills” is the focus. [1:15 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

 

Local activities

Stand-up show: Comedian Steve Byrne, seen on “Steve Byrne’s Happy Hour” and “Chappelle’s Show,” performs. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.]

Film noir: “The Best of Columbia Noir,” a series of films from Columbia Pictures’ vaults, presents “Human Desire,” directed by Fritz Lang, and “Framed,” directed by Richard Wallace. [Roxie Theater, 3117 16th St., S.F.; (415) 863-1087]

 

At the colleges

Chamber choir: Ensemble Gombert, an Australian group specializing in the a cappella performance of Franco-Flemish music from the Renaissance, performs. [8 p.m., Memorial Church, Stanford University]

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