This Week in San Francisco:
Monday 6/25: Books Inc. Opera Plaza hosts Daily Show contributors Lizz Winstead, author of Lizz Free or Die, and Kevin Bleyer, author of Me the People: One Man’s Selfless Quest to Rewrite the Constitution of the United States of America, in conversation on comedic voice and writing. 7pm. Free.
Tuesday 6/26: Litquake makes your lunch hour with Lines and Lyrics at Jessie Square, featuring up and coming local poets, writers, songwriters, and musicians. 12:30pm, Free. Journalist Peter Zuckerman discusses his Buried in the Sky, a “gut-wrenching narrative of the tragic assault on K2″ told from the perspective of two Sherpas who survived an August 2008 climb that killed 11 mountaineers. Free, 7pm. Book Passage.
Wednesday 6/27: Mark Coggins reads from Prom Night and Other Man Made Disasters, cringe-inducing stories from the author’s vault of embarrassing experiences. Free, 7:30pm, Booksmith.
Thursday 6/28: Queer Rebels of the Harlem Renaissance kicks off a 3 night “21st century speakeasy” featuring artists across generations, including Earl Thomas, Jezebel Delilah X, TuffNStuff, Mad Noise and many more. $15.
Friday 6/29: Authors Daphne Gottlieb, Dan Bellm, Randall Mann discuss their contributions to the Spring issue of LGBG quarterly, Bloom. Free, 7:30pm, Books Inc.
Sunday 7/1: The Which Way West? Concert Series celebrates American classical music rooted in New Orleans Jazz. Free, 1-4pm, Bird and Beckett.