Good day: Monday May 14

Tomorrow’s opera stars: Young singers from the San Francisco Opera’s Merola and Adler Fellowship training programs perform. A gala reception follows the concert. [7:30 p.m., Temple Emanu-El, 2 Lake St.]

Who’s in town

Architect Daniel Libeskind, whose projects include the master-plan design for Ground Zero and the World Trade Center site in New York City, appears in conversation. [8 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St.]

City activities

True identity: “Exposing Identities” exhibit features photos taken by photographer-mentored youths who explore issues of identity, from culture to religion to race. [Noon to 6 p.m., Contemporary Jewish Museum, 121 Steuart St.]

Play date: The Magic Theatre and Z Space continue their “Z Magic Mondays” series, which presents work-in-progress plays by local playwrights. [8 p.m., Magic Theatre, Building D, Fort Mason Center]

Literary events

‘Bee-In’: Mollie Katzen, Tobias Wolff, Kemble Scott, Michelle Tea, and other literary notables take part in this spelling bee benefiting Small Press Distribution. [6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Crown Point Gallery, 20 Hawthorne St.]

David Kerns: The novelist discusses “Standard of Care.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave.]

Lectures

Annette Bening: The actress appears in a program of film clips and conversation. [8 p.m., American Conservatory Theater, 415 Geary St.]

Marcus Mabry: The Newsweek senior editor and author of “Twice as Good” discusses Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and the controversies surrounding her rise to power. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

At the colleges

Filipino Cultural Show: Hourlong celebration, presented by the Pilipinos of UCSF Student Organization, features performances and cuisine. [Noon, Millberry Union gym, 500 Parnassus Ave.]

Using conservatorships to deal with gritty urban issues

“Half the state thinks we conserve too many people, and the other half thinks we don’t conserve enough.”

How Chinatown’s last photo shops have avoided becoming a relic of the past

“We have the best Chinatown in the whole United States, really, but now I see it suffering more and more.”

Warriors blow out Mavericks. What did you expect?

Golden State holds home court as Dallas, Dončić come out flat