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Tuesday, January 15

BART’s MLK 50th Anniversary Celebration | Oakland
Tuesday, January 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | BART Headquarters
BART's MLK 50th Anniversary Celebration | Oakland

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 from noon to 1:30 pm, BART invites the public to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event is free and will take place in the auditorium on the second floor of BART’s administration headquarters at 300 Lakeside …

Free ITVS Film Night: “Soul Food Junkies” & Wine Reception | SF
Tuesday, January 15 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required. fter-party is free, but proof of attendance at the screening is required
| San Francisco Main Library
Free ITVS Film Night:

Celebrate the first ITVS Community Cinema screening of 2013: Soul Food Junkies, a film which explores the history and social significance of soul food to black cultural identity and its effect on African American health, good and bad.
>> Free with RSVP | San Francisco Main Library,  Koret Auditorium
After-Party Panel …

“Dear Harvey” Preview, Q&A of New Harvey Milk Play | SF Main Library
Tuesday, January 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library

Meet the cast and director of “Dear Harvey.” 
Marking the 35th anniversary of his assassination and as told by the people who knew him best, this is the recounting of the life and lasting impact of groundbreaking queer activist and politician Harvey Milk.
The cast and …

Blind Opera Singer: Laurie Rubin Sings & Talk | Modern Times
Blind Opera Singer: Laurie Rubin Sings & Talk | Modern Times

Laurie Rubin is a rising star in opera–an internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano who happens to be blind and gay. Come hear Laurie talk about her life in her new memoir, Do You Dream in Color? and her successes on stages all over the world, and occasionally …

Vegetarian Pop-Up Market: Free Food, Beer & Wine Tastings | Oakland
Tuesday, January 15 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free beer, wine tastings and food tastings. Bring cash for full dishes.
| Kitchener Oakland
Vegetarian Pop-Up Market: Free Food, Beer & Wine Tastings | Oakland

Come taste what Oakland’s startup food scene has to offer with local and tasty vegetarian and vegan fare made in Kitchener, plus free beer and wine.
There will be local vegan and vegetarian foods for sample and sale, free Linden Street Lager, free wine tastings by Selection Massale …

Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck: Thao Nguyen | SF
Tuesday, January 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Tickets are $10 advance, $5 with a potluck dish, and $12 at the door
| SOMArts Cultural Center
Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck: Thao Nguyen | SF

Speak Your Peace, a group exhibition in which artists explore intercultural communication and social justice and propose new iconographies of peace through visual art, January 4–24, 2013, inspires this month’s theme, “Beginnings.” 
Join a reading and writing exercise led by performer, writer, playwright and comic storyteller Thao …

Weird Psychedelic Music Night: ElectroSonic Chamber | SF
Tuesday, January 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 50 Mason Social House
Weird Psychedelic Music Night: ElectroSonic Chamber | SF

Experience the psychedelic sounds of The ElectroSonic Chamber, a weird four-piece band conceived and born in the San Francisco Bay Area. They are a splash of good old California sunshine sprinkled with trans-cosmic flair at the peak of an eclipse. all

The Holy Sh*t Free Comedy Show: Tramane Webb | Upper Haight
Tuesday, January 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
The Holy Sh*t Free Comedy Show: Tramane Webb | Upper Haight

Comedy Lineup: January 15, 2013

Tramane Webb - this guy has killed at the Purple Onion, Tommy T’s and Space 1582. Town Criers has been looking forward for the time for Tramane to rock the Milk bar and this will be that evening.
Luke Lockfeld – Luke Muthafuckin …

Every Tuesday

Free Nepalese Food “Curry Without Worry” | Civic Center
Every Tuesday – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but if you can afford it you should donate at least $2
| Civic Center
Free Nepalese Food

Rain or shine, Curry Without Worry will always be stationed at Hyde and Fulton in SF’s Civic Center serving free Nepalese food to drum beats and singing every Tuesday at 5:30 pm.
What is Nepalese Food? Curry Without Worry generally will serve up plates with five …

Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia
Every Tuesday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*FREE
| Amnesia
Troubled Comedy Night w/ Rajeev Dhar | Amnesia

Every Tuesday night from 6:30-9 pm, Amnesia Music Hall presents Troubled Comedy Night, a free stand-up comedy show with Raj. Dhar and friends.
Comedian Rajeev Dhar mixes Bay Area comics with nationally recognized visiting performers on tour in the US. They have hosted performers from Punchline, Cobb’s, …

French Film, Wine & Conversation
Every Tuesday – 6:45 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 suggested donation includes movie and wine.
| Alliance Française of San Francisco
French Film, Wine & Conversation

To help non-French speakers discover French cinema, The Alliance Française of San Francisco is offering a weekly Tuesday night class centered around a French film and conversation.
The class will take place in their cozy theater with free wine all for a $5 donation at the door.
Don’t know French? …

Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring cash for food & drinks
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
Tuesday Trivia Night & Food Trucks | SoMa StrEat Food Park

Join SoMa StrEat Food Park and Brainstormer Pub Quiz every Tuesday at 7 pm for Trivia Night inside the barn.
Pre-game beforehand with happy hour from 4-7 pm with $3 local draft beers and $13 pitchers, plus up to 12 of the city’s most delicious food trucks.
Trivia …

Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda
Every Tuesday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Churchward Pub
Pub Trivia Nerd Night | Alameda

Make your evening friggin’ awesome with this weekly nerd trivia at Alameda’s trivia night at the Churchward Pub located on Park Street.
Grab some friends, some beers, and answer trivia ranging from Potpurri, to The Simpsons, to Men on the Moon, to that band who you thought you …

Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond
Every Tuesday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Rockit Room
Tuesday Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Inner Richmond

Every Tuesday, get some laughs in at a free comedy showcase, hosted by Danny Dechi, a make-you-laugh-professional and world’s only No. 2 pencil musician (you’ll have to figure out what that means yourself). Various Bay Area comedians round out the lineup each week.
Come early for happy …

The People’s Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Temple SF, 540 Howard St.
The People's Painting Party: Live Art & DJs | Temple

Come and make works of art with your friends. Temple will provide the paints, brushes and canvases; all you need is your creativity for The People’s Painting Party.
Designed to abolish the midweek doldrums, they seek to bring painting to the proletariat with co-creative canvases, The People’s …

Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland
Every Tuesday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Den at the Fox
Trivia Night at the Fox: Win Concert Tix | Oakland

The Den at the Fox, a rather comfortable and stylish bar that’s attached to the Fox Theatre in Oakland, hosts a free trivia night on Tuesdays at 8 pm.
Like most pub quizes, the rounds include subjects like Current Events, Sports & Entertainment, Science, History, Geography, …

Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa
Bhangra, Bass & Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Night | SoMa

Check out Underground Nomads Tuesdays at F8 with Bay Area’s most eclectic DJs breaking barriers of genre and culture with live Bhangra and belly dancing performances, plus tribal and bass DJ sets.
Underground Nomads
Most Tuesdays at 8 pm
1192 Folsom, SF
Free until 9:30 pm, when you mention it …

“Brass Magic” Free Hip-Swinging Big Band Concert | Madrone
Every Tuesday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21+

Brass Magic is an eight-piece ensemble featuring a robust horn section that hugs the listener and drums that drive like a Harley Davidson. Founded by musicians from Berkeley, California, Brass Magic developed and honed their sound in the clubs and parks of New York City.
Brass …

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