Author, activist and former U.S. poet laureate? Sure. But one-time brothel madam, first African-American female streetcar conductor in San Francisco and fluent in Arabic? Get to know more about Maya Angelou while honoring the 130th anniversary of the local nonprofit Family Lifeline Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Richmond Convention Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50. Call 282-4255 or visit www.familylifeline.org.