This week in San Francisco:
Monday 4/30: Martin Scorsese’s biopic George Harrison: Living in the Material World screens (for cheap) at the Roxie Theater. 7:30pm $10.
Tuesday 5/1: Ironic Comic featuring Nato Green and Kyle Kinane at the Punchline Club, 8pm (18 +).
Wednesday 5/2: Thee Oh Sees plays a free show at Public Works. RSVP, please.
Thursday 5/3: Award winning journalist Michelle Dammon Loyalka took the title of her release, Eating Bitterness, from an oft-used Chinese idiom for patience in the face of hardship. She’s at the Booksmith tonight to discuss the book, described as an “inside look at the pain, self-sacrifice, and uncertainty underlying China’s dramatic national transformation.” Free, 7:30pm.
Friday 5/4: Tara Masih, editor of acclaimed essay anthology Chalk Circle discusses pieces from the release with essayists Li Miao Lovett, Toshi Washizu, Lyzette Wanzer, Samuel Autman, Tilia Klebenov Jacobs, and Gretchen Brown Wright. 7pm Free, Books Inc. Opera Plaza.
Saturday 5/5: Galeria de la Raza hosts LUNADA , the Bay Area’s only full moon bilingual literary ritual & performance gathering. $5, 7:30pm.
Sunday 5/6: The Booksmith holds Take My Word for It, a free creative writing class for kids. 10:30am.