Notable San Francisco: 4/1-4/6


Monday 4/1: Word for Word stages a reading of charged, controversial Nathan Englander story, What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank. $10, 7pm, Jewish Cultural Center.

Tuesday 4/2: Garry Winogrand’s 60’s retrospective is free today at MOMA.

Thursday 4/4: The Center for the Art of Translation presents the outspoken, prolific, and acclaimed author Mikhail Shiskin discussing his latest release, Maidenhair, alongside translator Marian Schwartz. $10, 6:30pm, Hotel Rex.

Friday 4/5: 826 Valencia’s Night Writer Society presents Write With Your Nose, an evening workshop of writing inspired by scent with perfumer Yosh Han and travel and food writer Alison Bing. 7:30pm, 826 Valencia.

Saturday 4/6: Good-lookin’ do-gooder Retrofit Republic launches its spring lookbook, Tastemakers. Packed with Bay Area activists and entertainers. $10, 9pm Tank 18.

Emmy Komada is a translator and assistant editor at Two Lines Press, part of the Center for the Art of Translation. She likes languages, and reading, and trying to read in various languages. More from this author →