Good day, San Francisco: June 22

Prokofiev platter: The San Francisco Symphony presents “Films, Frenzies, Fairytales,” a concert of Prokofiev music featuring pianists Mikhail Rudy and Ilya Yakushev. [Preconcert music at 7 p.m., full concert at 8 p.m.; Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.]

Who’s in town

Veteran jazz and blues singer Ernestine Anderson performs. [8 and 10 p.m., Jazz at Pearl’s, 256 Columbus Ave.]

City activities

New movements: Allegro Theater Company presents “Choreographers and Friends,” a program of live music and new dance created by top West Coast choreographers. [8 p.m., Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center]

Friday night baseball: The Giants play the Yankees. [7:15 p.m., AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza]

Literary events

Carol Pogash: The author and journalist discusses “Seduced by Madness: The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case.” [7 p.m., BookShop West Portal, 80 West Portal Ave.]

Min Jin Lee: The debut novelist discusses “Free Food for Millionaires.” [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave.]

Lectures

Nina Planck: The “Real Food” author appears in conversation with Sustainable Agriculture Education Director Sibella Kraus. [Noon, Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

Transit capacity: Transportation officials discuss how local transit systems will meet the demand of an expanded downtown job base. [12:30 p.m., SPUR, 312 Sutter St.]

At the public library

Pinyin system: Instruction, conducted in Mandarin, covers the Chinese transliteration system and the input method of Pinyin. [2 to 4 p.m., Main Library, Training Center, 100 Larkin St.]

‘Flute Sweets and Tickletoons’: Program, for children of all ages, features story theater and classical music. [2 p.m., Main Library, Children’s Story Telling Room, 100 Larkin St.]

Bay Area NewsLocal

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

Chase Center and the Golden State Warriors hosted a media Welcome Back conference to discuss the safety protocols and amenities when fans return for a basketball game on April 23rd at Chase Center on April 13, 2021 in San Francisco, California. (Photography by Chris Victorio | Special to the S.F. Examiner).
Golden State Warriors ready to welcome fans back to Chase Center

COVID-19 tests, app-based food ordering among new safety protocols announced this week

Mayor London Breed said Tuesday that with other counties moving ahead with expanding vaccine eligibility “we want San Franciscans to have the same opportunity.” (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Everyone in SF ages 16 and up is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

San Francisco expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday to everyone ages… Continue reading

San Francisco Park Rangers have seen their budget and staffing levels increase significantly since 2014. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Citations for being in SF’s public parks after midnight soar

Data shows disproportionate impact on Black residents

Parents and students line up socially distanced before the first day of in-person learning at Bret Harte Elementary School on Monday, April 12, 2021. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
‘It’s a beautiful sight’: The first students return to the classroom

San Francisco’s youngest public school students stepped into classrooms for in-person learning… Continue reading

File
Latest Breed nominee for Police Commission moves forward

Immigration attorney Jim Byrne clears Board of Supervisors committee

Most Read