Good day, San Francisco: July 18

Naughty act: American Conservatory Theater presents “Kiki & Herb: Alive From Broadway,” the naughty cabaret act created and performed by Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman. [8 p.m., A.C.T., 415 Geary St.]

Who’s in town

Jimbo Wales, founder of the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, gives a talk. Topics include what’s next on his agenda, the politics of the Internet and the accuracy of Wiki posts. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

City activities

Romantic music: The San Francisco Symphony’s “Summer in the City” series presents “Classical Romance.” The program features music by Tchaikovsky, Richard Strauss and Rachmaninoff. [8 p.m., Davies Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.]

Stanwyck and Sirk: “There’s Always Tomorrow” and “All I Desire,” both directed by Douglas Sirk, screen as part of the Barbara Stanwyck tribute at the Castro Theatre. [2, 3:35, 5:20, 7 and 8:45 p.m., 429 Castro St.]

Literary events

Jim Provenzano: The novelist reads from “Cyclizen.” [7 p.m., A Different Light Bookstore, 489 Castro St.]

Anne Newton Walther: The novelist discusses “Loss of Innocence: A Novel of the French Revolution.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 3515 California St.]

Lectures

Jeff Adachi: San Francisco’s public defender gives an informal talk on the current and future work of the Public Defender’s Office. [5:45 p.m., SPUR, 312 Sutter St.]

Riane Eisler: The author (“The Real Wealth of Nations”) and Center for Partnership Studies president gives a talk titled “Creating a Caring Economics.” [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

At the public library

Internet 101: Session covers how to find information on the Web. [2 to 4 p.m., Mission Bay Branch, 960 Fourth St.]

Business counseling: The Service Corps of Retired Executives offers free sessions. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Library, Business Center, 100 Larkin St.; call (415) 744-6827 for an appointment]

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