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May 14: Michelle Tea launches YA novel and other San Francisco events

Who’s in town Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize nominee Nicholas Carr, whose…

 

May 9: What it's like to fight fires in America's arson capital and other San Francisco events

Who’s in town Susan Bissell, UNICEF’s chief of child protection, speaks at…

 

Image of the week: Mike koozmin/ the s.f. examinerVoices heard: May Day demonstrators gathered by the hundreds at Civic Center Plaza on Wednesday can be seen in the reflection of one supporter’s shades as he watches the festivities. The group gathered in the Mission district and marched downtown to bring awareness to immigration reform legislation being considered in Congress

May 5: Music, lectures and other San Francisco events

Something to readThe Secret Lives of Sports FansBy Eric Simons ($26.95)In a…

 

Courtesy PhotoJamaican reggae artist Richie Spice performs in San Francisco. [9 p.m.

Music, lectures and other San Francisco events

Who’s in townJamaican reggae artist Richie Spice performs in San Francisco. [9…

Courtesy PhotoJamaican reggae artist Richie Spice performs in San Francisco. [9 p.m.
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Music, lectures and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 30, 2013. Who’s in town Eve Bunting…

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Giants' Larry Baer talks philanthropy, Thee Oh Sees at Brick and Mortar and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 29, 2013. Who’s in town Austrian pianist…

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Courtesy PhotoThe 56th San Francisco International Film Festival gets rolling. “What Masie Knew

SF Film Fest, lectures and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for Thursday, April 25, 2013. Who’s in town Documentary…

Courtesy PhotoThe 56th San Francisco International Film Festival gets rolling. “What Masie Knew
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Sergent Garcia, activities and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 24, 2013. Who’s in town Japanese crime…

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Courtesy PhotoPianist Daniel Glover performs a concert honoring composer Richard Wagner’s 200th birthday. Noontime Concerts presents the program. [12:30 p.m.

Pianist Daniel Glover, lectures and other San Francisco activities

Who’s in town Award-winning jazz, soul and blues singer Rene Marie performs…

Courtesy PhotoPianist Daniel Glover performs a concert honoring composer Richard Wagner’s 200th birthday. Noontime Concerts presents the program. [12:30 p.m.
Courtesy PhotoBeginners ride: Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for a learn-to-ride class for people of all ages. Bring your own bicycles and helmets. Youths under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. [10 a.m.

San Francisco events April 19 – 21

San Francisco events for April 19 - 21, 2013. Friday Harp concert:…

Courtesy PhotoBeginners ride: Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for a learn-to-ride class for people of all ages. Bring your own bicycles and helmets. Youths under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. [10 a.m.
AP File PhotoThe event commemorates San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake and fire with ceremonies

1906 Earthquake remembrance and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 18, 2013. Who’s in town Primatologist Frans…

AP File PhotoThe event commemorates San Francisco’s 1906 earthquake and fire with ceremonies
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Laura Mvula, lectures, films and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 17, 2013. Who’s in town Christiana Figueres,…

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Molly Ringwald, films and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 16, 2013. Who’s in town Dance artist…

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Courtesy PhotoJazz composer and pianist Vijay Iver appears in a “Salon at the Rex” concert

Jazzy Vijay Iver, SF Film Society fundraiser and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 10, 2013. Who’s in town Neuroscientist and…

Courtesy PhotoJazz composer and pianist Vijay Iver appears in a “Salon at the Rex” concert
Courtesy PhotoNick Cave and the Bad Seeds perform at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. The Australian rock band is touring in support of its new album

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, lectures, homework help and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 10, 2013. Who’s in town Lauraine Jacobs,…

Courtesy PhotoNick Cave and the Bad Seeds perform at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. The Australian rock band is touring in support of its new album
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Gurf Morlix performs, lectures, movies and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 8, 2013. Who’s in town Americana troubadour…

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A great hikes and bike rides and other weekend events in San Francisco

San Francisco events on April 5, 6 and 7 2013. On the…

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Courtesy PhotoThe 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus

UniverSoul Circus, films and other San Francisco events

Events for April 4, 2013. Who’s in town Alison Bechdel, author of…

Courtesy PhotoThe 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus
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The Portland Cello Project, a cannabis debate and other San Francisco events

Events for April 3, 2013. WHO’S IN TOWN Comedian Ted Alexandro kicks…

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Courtesy PhotoPsychologist and Nobel Prize recipient Daniel Kahneman appears in an onstage conversation. Kahneman

Lectures, concerts and other San Francisco events

San Francisco events for April 2, 2013. Lectures‘Fracked Nation’: Back-to-back panel discussions…

Courtesy PhotoPsychologist and Nobel Prize recipient Daniel Kahneman appears in an onstage conversation. Kahneman