This Week in San Francisco: After the BBQ’s and the bridge fireworks…
Tuesday 5/29: Tosca Cafe hosts the Litquake Epicenter series featuring Carolyn Burke discussing her biography of Edith Piaf. Free, 7pm.
Wednesday 5/30: Ryan George Kittleman reads from The Great Peace, a “humorous, absurd, and often profound take on art, politics, philosophy, and class with unflinching verve and wit.” Free, 7:3o, Books Inc. Opera Plaza. Counter Pulse presents Found SF: Dissent in San Francisco, a discussion “exploring the past in the present, visiting and discussing historical sites of dissent throughout the city.” Free, 7:30, Counter Pulse.
Thursday 5/31: The Castro Theater is celebrating Clint Eastwood’s birthday with a double feature at 7:30pm. Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger is reading from his work at Books Inc. Opera Plaza, Free. 7pm.
Friday 6/1: First Fridays Oakland Art Murmur, Free, 6pm.
Sunday 6/3: Translator Art Beck reads his renditions of poems by Luxorius, the “provincial Roman poet who lived in North Africa during the time of the fall of the Western Roman Empire.” Free, 2pm, Bird and Beckett, followed by Jazz in the Bookstore.