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Concert fundraiser: San Francisco punk band One-Armed Joey and Deep Six are performing at a fundraiser for the San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation. [7:30 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.; www.sffcpf.org] (Courtesy Photo)

July 2: Johnny Mathis, comedy and more

Who’s in town Singer Johnny Mathis is performing hits such as “Chances…

Concert fundraiser: San Francisco punk band One-Armed Joey and Deep Six are performing at a fundraiser for the San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation. [7:30 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.; www.sffcpf.org] (Courtesy Photo)
Vic Mensa is photographed backstage during the 2015 Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Columbia, Md. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)

June 29: LGBT youth, Vic Mensa and more

Who’s in town Michael B. Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the United…

Vic Mensa is photographed backstage during the 2015 Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Columbia, Md. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Indie pop: Globe-trotting singer Mitski, whose most recent album is the critically praised “Bury Me at Makeout Creek,” is known for high-energy live shows. (Courtesy photo)

June 30: Kim Kardashian, Television and more

Who’s in town Reality-TV star Kim Kardashian is discussing her new book,…

Indie pop: Globe-trotting singer Mitski, whose most recent album is the critically praised “Bury Me at Makeout Creek,” is known for high-energy live shows. (Courtesy photo)
Castle Rock State Park’s hike-in campground has 20 first-come, first-served campsites that make for a quick overnight escape. (Courtesy WeekendSherpa.com)

June 26-27: Circus Bella, freestyle music and more

A great hike King of the Castle: It’s Saturday morning and you…

Castle Rock State Park’s hike-in campground has 20 first-come, first-served campsites that make for a quick overnight escape. (Courtesy WeekendSherpa.com)
Photographer Mariette Pathy Allen’s “TransCuba,” which looks into the increasingly open lives of trans and gay communities in Havana, opens with a reception. [6 p.m., RayKo Photo Center, 428 Third St., S.F.]

June 25: “TransCuba,” Floetry and more

Who’s in town Best-selling writer Karen Joy Fowler, whose book “The Jane…

Photographer Mariette Pathy Allen’s “TransCuba,” which looks into the increasingly open lives of trans and gay communities in Havana, opens with a reception. [6 p.m., RayKo Photo Center, 428 Third St., S.F.]
The roots-blues rockers of Down and Outlaws are playing a single-release party for their latest song, “Lay Me Down,” from their debut album, “Above Snakes.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]

June 24: Stand-up comedy, botanical art and more

Who’s in town Drexel University law professor Adam Benforado reflects on how…

The roots-blues rockers of Down and Outlaws are playing a single-release party for their latest song, “Lay Me Down,” from their debut album, “Above Snakes.” [8 p.m., Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St., S.F.]
Algiers, a worldbeat-punk band releasing its self-titled debut on Matador Records later this year, has previously opened for British band Interpol.

June 23: Algiers, ‘Jaws’ and more

Who’s in town Environmental journalist Fred Pearce questions invasive species’ bad reputation…

Algiers, a worldbeat-punk band releasing its self-titled debut on Matador Records later this year, has previously opened for British band Interpol.
Set high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mount Madonna County Park comprises 3,200 acres of beautiful secluded land filled with redwoods, hiking trails, four campgrounds and five awesome yurts. (COURTESY WEEKENDSHERPA.COM)

June 19-20: Warped Tour, City Hall party and more

A great hike Glamping with Madonna: Set high in the Santa Cruz…

Set high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mount Madonna County Park comprises 3,200 acres of beautiful secluded land filled with redwoods, hiking trails, four campgrounds and five awesome yurts. (COURTESY WEEKENDSHERPA.COM)
Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, subject of the film “Love & Mercy,” shares a bill with Rodriguez, star of the Oscar-winning “Searching for Sugar Man.” [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga] (AP/INVISION/ Casey Curry)

June 18: Brian Wilson, Rodriguez and “Magicians”

Who’s in town Lev Grossman is marking the paperback release of “The…

Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, subject of the film “Love & Mercy,” shares a bill with Rodriguez, star of the Oscar-winning “Searching for Sugar Man.” [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga] (AP/INVISION/ Casey Curry)
KARL WALLINGER OF WORLD PARTY

June 17: World Party, one-woman show and more

Who’s in town Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough shares the…

KARL WALLINGER OF WORLD PARTY
Grammy-winning country-rock singer Shelby Lynne is playing music from her latest album, “I Can Imagine.” [7:30 p.m., SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin St., S.F.] [COURTESY PHOTO]

June 15: Shelby Lynne, Maggie Nelson and more

Who’s in town Asali Solomon’s debut novel, “Disgruntled,” follows a restless 8-year-old…

Grammy-winning country-rock singer Shelby Lynne is playing music from her latest album, “I Can Imagine.” [7:30 p.m., SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin St., S.F.] [COURTESY PHOTO]
JOHNNYSWIM, which taps the folk-rock power of married couple Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez, is touring to promote the full-length album “Diamonds.” [COURTESY PHOTO]

June 16: JOHNNYSWIM, pigeon feet and more

Who’s in town North Korean defector Joseph Kim, author of “Under the…

JOHNNYSWIM, which taps the folk-rock power of married couple Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez, is touring to promote the full-length album “Diamonds.” [COURTESY PHOTO]
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June 14: Sunday Streets, Doobie Brothers and more

Something to read The Argonauts By Maggie Nelson ($23) The Bay Area…

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Sunday Streets: The Great Highway from Sloat Boulevard to Lincoln Way will be closed to cars and open to people biking, walking and skating (and dancing).

June 12-14: World Cup viewing, Docfest and more

A GREAT ADVENTURE Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge: Here comes the 2015 Weekend…

Sunday Streets: The Great Highway from Sloat Boulevard to Lincoln Way will be closed to cars and open to people biking, walking and skating (and dancing).
Rajeev Gupta/APIndian superstar: Indian singer and composer A.R. Rahman is best known in the U.S. for his Oscar-winning music for the film “Slumdog Millionaire.” [8 p.m.

June 11: A.R. Rahman, Colleen and more

Who’s in town French musician Colleen is performing atmospheric, melodic pop music…

Rajeev Gupta/APIndian superstar: Indian singer and composer A.R. Rahman is best known in the U.S. for his Oscar-winning music for the film “Slumdog Millionaire.” [8 p.m.
Courtesy photoIndie-rock group Great Lake Swimmers employs banjos

June 10: Todd Rundgren, Peter Coyote and more

Who’s in town Harvard public-policy professor Robert D. Putnam is leading a…

Courtesy photoIndie-rock group Great Lake Swimmers employs banjos
Jeff Daly/Invision/APPeter Frampton and Cheap Trick are joining forces for a 1970s flashback. [7 p.m.

June 9: Neon Trees, sea junk and more

Who’s in town Best-selling author Neil Gaiman speaks about the way stories…

Jeff Daly/Invision/APPeter Frampton and Cheap Trick are joining forces for a 1970s flashback. [7 p.m.
Barry Brecheisen/Invision/APGrammy-nominated rapper and producer Lupe Fiasco is touring to promote his latest album

June 8: Lupe Fiasco, comedy and more

Who’s in town Philosopher, lawyer and atheist Nancy Ellen Abrams reflects on…

Barry Brecheisen/Invision/APGrammy-nominated rapper and producer Lupe Fiasco is touring to promote his latest album
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerPHOTO OF THE WEEK: Suspect Michael Cortez lies handcuffed on the pavement in downtown San Francisco after allegedly leading police on a long pursuit June 1. Police pulled the 24-year-old from a wrecked Cadillac on Fifth and Mission streets after he reportedly plowed into several cars and injured several people during a chase that started in the Bayview. Officers were attempting to arrest him on a parole violation when he fled

June 7: Alcatraz triathlon, The Weepies and more

Something to read In the Unlikely Event By Judy Blume ($27.95) The…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerPHOTO OF THE WEEK: Suspect Michael Cortez lies handcuffed on the pavement in downtown San Francisco after allegedly leading police on a long pursuit June 1. Police pulled the 24-year-old from a wrecked Cadillac on Fifth and Mission streets after he reportedly plowed into several cars and injured several people during a chase that started in the Bayview. Officers were attempting to arrest him on a parole violation when he fled
Courtesy Bike PrettyJoin the Beret Baguette Bike Ride & Picnic for a 5-mile ride from Dolores Park to a picnic at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.

June 5: Hawaiian dance, Tommy Davidson and more

A great hike Hendy hankering: There are some remarkable redwood parks in…

Courtesy Bike PrettyJoin the Beret Baguette Bike Ride & Picnic for a 5-mile ride from Dolores Park to a picnic at Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.