Meanwhile, at Eros is a release event for "Bottoms Up: Writing About Sex," with pieces by local literary luminaries such as Bob Gluck, Dodie Bellamy, and Red Jordan Arobateau, who would surely frown on this sentence's attempt at alliteration, not to mention its superfluous length. As if length could ever be superfluous.

A Different Light is at Castro and 18th; Eros is at 2051 Market across from the Safeway.