Lecture: Diane Ravitch
Diane Ravitch, education policy analyst and professor at New York University, will give a presentation tonight on her book, "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools." A discussion follows with Ravitch and Stanford professors Eric Hanushek and Linda Darling-Hammond. Former Sacramento Bee editor Peter Schrag will moderate. The talk is 5:15-7:30 p.m. at Stanford University Memorial Auditorium (551 Serra Mall). Go to stanford.edu.
Dining Out: Tap Takeover Monday
Tonight is the last Tap Takeover Monday at Paxti's Palo Alto. From 6 to 9 p.m., Strike Brewing will take over Patxi's taps and brewery co-founder Drew Ehrlich will be on hand to discuss their beers and lead tableside tastings. Patxi's will also offer paired pizzas to complement Strike's craft brews. 441 Emerson St., Palo Alto. Go to patxispizza.com.