Good day, San Francisco: Monday, June 18

Solo performance: American Conservatory Theater presents “Not a Genuine Black Man,” written and performed by Brian Copeland, for one night only. [8 p.m., A.C.T., 415 Geary St.]

Who’s in town

Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, gives a talk titled “In Defense of America: Fighting a Different Kind of War, Without Becoming a Different Kind of Country.” [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

City activities

World Refugee Day fundraiser: International Rescue Committee event features a screening of “God Grew Tired of Us,” plus special guests. [6:30 p.m., Letterman Digital Arts Center, 1 Letterman Drive, Presidio of S.F.]

Transgender Pride Awards: The local transgender community recognizes its groundbreaking leaders at this third biannual celebration. [6 to 8 p.m., LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market St.]

Literary events

Kaui Hart Hemmings: The novelist discusses “The Descendants.” [7 p.m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St.]

‘This Is Not the Life I Ordered’: Deborah Collins Stephens, Jackie Speier, Michealene Cristini Risley and Jan Yanehiro discuss their book. [7 p.m., Books Inc., 601 Van Ness Ave.]

Lectures

Culinary creativity: “Technology in the Kitchen: Innovation and Discovery of Modern Cuisine” is the topic of a panel talk. [6:30 p.m., Ferry Building, Port Commission Hearing Room]

Stuart Skorman: The self-described “serial entrepreneur” gives a talk titled “The Art of Creating a Business That Matters.” [6 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 595 Market St.]

At the public library

Preschool films: Program is designed for ages 3 and older. [10:30 a.m., Bayview Branch, 5075 Third St.]

Jose Rizal: Exhibit celebrates this national hero of the Philippines. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Main Library, Filipino American Center, 100 Larkin St.]

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