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Notable San Francisco: 10/28–11/3

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Monday 10/28: The “On Arts” series, benefiting the 826 Valencia Scholarship Program, presents British author Zadie Smith in conversation with Steve Winn. $27, 7:30pm at Nourse Theater.

Tuesday 10/29: The Moth comes to The Booksmith, featuring an opening story from writer and Moth podcast host Dan Kennedy.

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Notable San Francisco: 10/21–10/27

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Monday 10/21: Lauren Grodstein, author of The Explanation of Everything, and Adam Mansbach, author of The Dead Run, discuss their books, careers, and the writing life. Free, 7:30pm at The Booksmith.

Tuesday 10/22: Poetry Flash and Moe’s Books present poets Annie Finch and Brenda Hillman (whose book Seasonal Works with Letters on Fire was recently a Rumpus Poetry Book Club pick).

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Notable San Francisco, This Week: 3/21-3/27

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This week in San Francisco, Lit&Lunch, a book club meeting with Intersection for the Arts, radio magazine, The [Un]observed, launches at OHIO Studio, and the Portuguese Artists Colony celebrates its first birthday at Fivepoints Arthouse.

Monday 3/21: Ever wondered about the work of a Broadway set and costume designer?  Head to the Museum of Performance & Design for Designers on Design: A Conversation with Tony Walton.

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Notable San Francisco, This Week: 1/17-1/23

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This week in San Francisco, Sketchfest continues, find out what happens when we become Overconnected, pitch your epic sci-fi murder-mystery memoir poem at Booksmith’s Pitchapalooza, and get de-virginized at Cell Space’s Rocky Horror Live!

Monday 1/17: See the comics that kicked off Sketchfest a decade ago at their 10 Year Reunion Show.

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Notable San Francisco, This Week: 11/1-11/7

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This week in San Francisco, the Booksmith hosts some radical readings, Last Gasp teams up with 111 Minna for a showing of legendary Japanese erotica, SoEx’s Cinema by The Bay, and the Day of the Dead!

Monday 11/1: A struggling artist mother, Bolshevik assassinations in the family, and enduring the pre-swan years of her ugly duckling syndrome drove Kate Moses to seek solace in the kitchen.  Her new memoir, Cakewalk, is the story of Moses’ life before becoming an acclaimed author and Salon editor.  The Booksmith celebrates with a launch party tonight at 7:30pm.  Free and all ages @ 1644 Haight Street.

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