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events

Events listings are compiled by Sarah Han. See 8 Days a Week for information on how to submit items to the listings.

friday 7
Around town

'36th California International Antiquarian Book Fair' Concourse Exhibition Center, Eighth St and Brannan; 962-2500. 3-9pm, $5-10. The Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America presents this huge book fair featuring rare books from around the world, lectures by authors and book dealers, and much more. Through Sun/9.

Bay Area

'Oakland Rod, Custom and Motorcycle Show' Oakland Coliseum Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakl; (209) 744-8090, www.oaklandrodandcustomshow.com. 5-10pm, $8.50-14. This show features more than 250 street rods, race cars, motorcycles, and more. Through Sun/9.

Benefits

'Joan Baez and Reno: Together at Last' Castro Theatre, 429 Castro; 863-0611. 7:30pm, $27.50-50. This event features a screening of Reno: Rebel without a Pause, live performances by Joan Baez and Reno, and a dessert reception; proceeds benefit the ACLU Foundation.

saturday 8
Around town

'Classic Car Model A Exhibit' Pier 45, Shed A, Fisherman's Wharf; www.redandwhite.com. 10am-5pm, $5. Historic Fisherman's Wharf presents this car show featuring pre-1942 automobiles and trucks. Also Sun/9.

'Good Vibrations' New Store Grand Opening' Good Vibrations, 1620 Polk; 974-8985, ext 630. 11am-8pm, free. Good Vibrations celebrates the grand opening of a new store with a raffle, performances by the Deep Dickollective, appearances by porn stars and authors, free erotic tarot card readings, an art show, and much more.

'SF Bicycle Coalition/Neighborhood Theater Foundation Bike Tour' Meet in front of the Orpheum Theater, Market at Hyde; david@sfbike.org to RSVP and for more information. 10:30am. Take a bike tour of San Francisco's past and present movie houses; the tour ends at the Roxie Cinema with a special screening of the film, Bike It like You Mean It.

'36th California International Antiquarian Book Fair' Concourse Exhibition Center, Eighth St and Brannan; 962-2500. 11am-7pm, $5-10. See Fri/7.

Bay Area

'Oakland Rod, Custom and Motorcycle Show' Oakland Coliseum Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakl; (209) 744-8090, www.oaklandrodandcustomshow.com. 10am-10pm, $8.50-14. See Fri/7.

Benefits

'Who Art Thou?' Regency Center, Lodge Level, 1290 Sutter; 439-2402. 8pm-midnight, $80-100. The American Conservatory Theater hosts a second annual masquerade ball fundraiser featuring dancing, desserts, drinks, and more; costumes encouraged, black tie optional.

'Stand with Africa: A Fundraiser for the People of Africa' Bethel AME Church, 916 Laguna; 673-8088, ext 108. 3-6pm, free. This event features performances by the Oakland Youth Chorus, the Lesbian and Gay Chorus of San Francisco, the Joyful Noise Singers, Beth Champion and Dean Kattari, and speakers Willie Brown, Bishop David Mullen, and Tetteh Kofi; proceeds benefit the ELCA World Hunger Appeal.

sunday 9
Around town

'Classic Car Model A Exhibit' Pier 45, Shed A, Fisherman's Wharf; www.redandwhite.com. 10am-3pm, $5. See Sat/8.

'Good Vibrations' New Store Grand Opening' Good Vibrations, 1620 Polk; 974-8985, ext 630. 11am-7pm, free. See Sat/8.

'36th California International Antiquarian Book Fair' Concourse Exhibition Center, Eighth St and Brannan; 962-2500. 11am-5pm, $5-10. See Fri/7.

Bay Area

'Oakland Rod, Custom and Motorcycle Show' Oakland Coliseum Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakl; (209) 744-8090, www.oaklandrodandcustomshow.com. 10am-10pm, $8.50-14. See Fri/7.

monday 10
Around town

'Sun Rings: A Conversation with Composer Terry Riley and Members of Kronos Quartet' San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum, 401 Van Ness, fourth fl; 255-4800. 7pm, $10-15. See 8 Days a Week, page 54.

'Technology and Social Change' KQED, 2601 Mariposa; 553-2390. 7-9pm, free. KQED presents this Media Salon event with author Howard Rheingold, who will discuss how technological progress affects the world.