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This Week's Hottest Events: Eddie Vedder, Bastille Day, and When Harry Met Sally

When Harry Met Sally

Music
Eddie Vedder
Sure, Pearl Jam is so '90s, but any chance to see Eddie Vedder with a ukulele is a must.
When: 7:30 p.m., Mon. 7/11 – Tues. 7/12
Where: Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland

Conversation
Andy Goldsworthy
If you've ever seen the big stone slabs outside the de Young entrance or the enormous tree spire in the Presidio, you know Andy Goldsworthy's site-specific work. On Tuesday, City Arts & Lectures presents the renowned British installation artist in a conversation with writer Steven Winn. 
When: 7 p.m., Tues. 7/12
Where: Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave.

Party
Bastille Day Litquake Cabaret
Local authors channel the bohemian French spirit of a bygone era through their City of Light counterparts—Alan Black brings James Joyce back to life, Alia Volz inhabits Anais Nin, and Joshua Mohr takes on Henry Miller. Plus, there's an absinthe fountain, exotic dancers, dandies, and blue films from the '20s.
When: 8 p.m., Thurs. 7/14
Where: Cell Space, 2050 Bryant St.

Party
ArtPoint Bastille Day
Avoid the chaos on Belden Lane and go high-brow for Bastille Day. ArtPoint hosts a party inspired by the current Picasso exhibit at the de Young. View the show after hours while you sip wine and listen to beats by DJ Solomon.   
When: 8 p.m., Thurs. 7/14
Where: de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr.

Fundraiser
Plywood for Good
Help Japan rebuild at this hip fundraiser. Bid on one of 26 unique skateboards up for auction or try for a one-night stay at SF's Hotel des Arts, just two of all the amazing packages on offer.
When: 6:30 p.m., Thurs. 7/14
Where: Project One, 251 Rhode Island St.

Comedy
Mortified
We've all been there. Now it's your turn to laugh at other people's adolescent misery, humiliating love letters and all.  
When: 8 p.m., Fri. 7/15 – Sat. 7/16
Where: Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St.

Film
When Harry Met Sally
Just think of how great that diner scene will be on the big screen right smack in the middle of the city's stuffiest shopping district.
When: 8 p.m., Sat. 7/16
Where: Union Square Park