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Thursday, January 17

Another Naked Protest Against Nudity Ban | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Federal Courthouse
Another Naked Protest Against Nudity Ban | SF

In true repetitive San Francisco spirit, get naked or as bare as you dare at a nude protest against the recently enacted nudity ban in front of the Federal Courthouse at noon on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
Come join the clothing-optional protest against the nudity ban and send the last message to …

Czech Mate Euro Block Party for Singles | Cafe Prague
Thursday, January 17 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cafe Prague
Czech Mate Euro Block Party for Singles | Cafe Prague

Bay Area singles can come find their valentine at Cafe Prague’s second annual Czech Mate Party – a European-themed block party on Merchant Alley (between Battery and Sansome) on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
Admission is free and the first 50 attendees will receive a complimentary shot …

Gallery Crawl NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, January 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12 | California Academy of Sciences
Gallery Crawl NightLife | California Academy of Sciences

Pop-up art museum featuring guest curators from Warholian, Ever Gold Gallery, and Spoke Art, as well as Hugh Leeman and the Academy’s own talented artists and designers.
“All Draw” drawing event, organized by Adam Rozan and presentation by Artist Tiffany Bozic.
Vinyl selections by Andy Cabic of …

Juxtapoz Rooftop Party: Open Bar & TV on the Radio DJ Set | SFMOMA
Thursday, January 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $9*
*SFMOMA tickets are half-price starting at 6 pm
| SFMOMA
Juxtapoz Rooftop Party: Open Bar & TV on the Radio DJ Set | SFMOMA

Party with Juxtapoz Magazine with an open bar on the rooftop of SFMOMA in celebration of Rafael Lozano-Hemmer‘s exhibition, “Frequency and Volume” on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
Juxtapoz x SFMOMA | January 17, 2013

Complimentary drinks from Speakeasy Brewery and Hobo Wine Company
Live music by DJ Roofeeo of …

Thursdays At Readers Poetry Series | Fort Mason
Thursday, January 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Readers Bookstore
Thursdays At Readers Poetry Series | Fort Mason

Q.R. Hand & Pireeni Sundaralingam

Start-up Bike Ride & Free Beer | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Fulton St & Larkin St
Start-up Bike Ride & Free Beer | SF

Bike rides and free beer what could be better? If healthy exercise, free beer, and networking with entrepreneurs sounds like your idea of a good time, then join Start-up Bike for a ride on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
There will be a post ride social at Zeitgeist SF with a couple rounds of free beer, laughs and a good time.
This 90 minute ride will take …

’70s California Gay Porn & DJ Night | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| StoreFrontLab
'70s California Gay Porn & DJ Night | SF

Screening and conversation featuring excerpts from That Boy (1974) and Nights in Black Leather (1973), both starring Peter Berlin, plus various scenes of gay sex subculture, streets, cars, bars, and San Francisco in the 1970s.
Free, but RSVP is required.
Mercifully, the DJ will make music happen …

Storking Comedy Night: David Gborie | Oakland
Thursday, January 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stork Club
Storking Comedy Night: David Gborie | Oakland

Comedy Lineup: January 17, 2013

David Gborie (Rugged, Raw, Ravenous, Sylvan Productions )
Justin Gomes (Histrionic Ham, Fearless Leader, Sylvan Productions)
Andrew Moore (Multi-talented, Bright Eyed Bard, Sylvan Productions)

San Francisco Documentary Screening w/ Film Score by Kelley Stoltz | Nob Hill
Thursday, January 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alliance Française of San Francisco
San Francisco Documentary Screening w/ Film Score by Kelley Stoltz | Nob Hill

Discover the real San Francisco at a free documentary screening of “San Francisco: Beyond the Postcard” with music composed by SF fav Kelley Stoltz at 7 pm on Thursday, January 17, 2013.
“The purpose of this film is to depict San Francisco’s true meaning, beyond the usual clichés, beyond the …

Tequila Tasting Night at “Elixir’s Cocktail Club” | Mission Dist.
Thursday, January 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Tasting is included with the purchase of any beverage from the bar.
| Elixir
Tequila Tasting Night at

January 17th: Olmeca Altos Tequila is making a special appearance. Stop by and get to know this brand a little better.

Laughing Stock Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free if you mention Funcheap at the door. Otherwise admission is $5.
| Gallery 4N5
Laughing Stock Comedy Show | SF

Laughing Stock, the comedy show, invites you to forget about garage bands, and celebrate some parking garage comedy. Because this is happening beneath a parking garage.
January 17th Lineup features Kollin Holtz, Melanie O’Brien, Keith D., Eloisa Bravo. Headlining Brendan Lynch. Hosted by Aaron Barrett.
Funcheap Tip: Get in free …

Poetry Flash: Word Palace Press Reading | Berkeley
Thursday, January 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Moe's Books
Poetry Flash: Word Palace Press Reading | Berkeley

Poetry Flash presents a reading celebrating Word Palace Press with poets Michael Hannon, Lee Perron, Kevin Patrick Sullivan, Leslie St. John, Peter Dale Scott, and fiction writer Joe Riley. This poetry and prose reading celebrates San Luis Obispo-based Word Palace Press, publisher of all six …

Funky New Orleans Jazz “North Beach Brass Band” | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Funky New Orleans Jazz

Come hear some funky New Orleans’ style jazz with the North Beach Brass Band, playing a free show at 50 Mason Social House. The super mellow instrumental Deep Space Quartet open.

Deep Space Quartet 8pm
North Beach Brass Band 10pm

Comedy Bodega 1 Year Anniversary: Comedy & Free Chicken Wings | Mission Dist.
Comedy Bodega 1 Year Anniversary: Comedy & Free Chicken Wings | Mission Dist.

Celebrate Comedy Bodega’s one year anniversary with free laughs and free chicken wings.
Comedy Lineup: Januray 17, 2013

Mark Davis, one of America’s original Gay Comedy Icons, makes a long overdue return to San Francisco after two Comedy Central specials.
Dhaya Lakshminarayanan from NPR’s snap judgement.
Miss Persia, one …

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night: Sam Davidoff | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Comedy Lineup: January 17, 2013

Sam Davidoff – Sam launched his stand-up comedy career as a 14-year old middle school student during a show at his local synagogue.
Matt Lieb – Matt is a comedian, writer, actor and street musician/Bone Thugs-N-Harmony cover band. Named “one of my …

Uptown Almanac Pop-Up Comedy Night & Free PBR | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $7 | Roxie Theater
Uptown Almanac Pop-Up Comedy Night & Free PBR | SF

Mission District culture blog Uptown Almanac celebrates its third anniversary with a boozy evening of stand-up comedy back to the Roxie Theatre stage. Seven of the Bay Area’s finest comics bring you laughs for a full 90-minute show, plus there’s tons of free PBR for everyone to drink, …

Spilt Milk DJ Night: Joaquin Bartra & Rachman Blake | SF
Thursday, January 17 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Spilt Milk DJ Night: Joaquin Bartra & Rachman Blake | SF

Come to the final weeknight Spilt Milk DJ night — the crew is moving this party to the weekends. But this week you’ll enjoy beats from Joaquin Bartra, resident selector at Light Down Low, and Rachman Blake.
Supporting DJs are Shaky Premise and Taylor Fife with live visuals provided by …

Every Thursday

Mission Community Market | SF
Every Thursday – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Mission Community Market
Mission Community Market | SF

The Mission Community Market is a weekly, outdoor marketplace that celebrates the Mission’s diversity with fresh fruits and vegetables, street food, live music, arts, local businesses, and after-school activities.
They promote family health and are creating a fun, beautiful public space for the Mission District: the …

Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF
Every Thursday – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Harlot
Flask Mob Happy Hour: Free Shots & Food | SF

Every Thursday from 5-10 pm is Flask Mob Happy Hour at Harlot where you’ll get a free shot if you mention Flask Mob at the door.
Please note, the flaskmob happy hour is on hiatus as of June 5, 2014.
They also feature free food and a live DJ.  These Happy …

Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF
Every Thursday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Doggy Yappy Hour: Free Sweets & Dog Treats | SF

Break up the weekday rut and get out of the house for an hour with your dog at the K9 Scrub Club weekly social hour, happening every Thursday from 6-7 pm.
K9 Scrub Club
1734 Church Street, SF (Noe Valley)
Indulge in their free refreshments and sweets for humans, …

Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland
Every Thursday – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Storking Comedy: Free Standup & Intrusive Interviews | Oakland

Storking Comedy is a weekly comedy showcase with a twist; the show features some of the Bay’s best comedians whom are subsequently interviewed after their performance.
The results are akin to an irreverent Inside the Actor’s Studio as host, OJ Patterson, alternates between goofy rapport and intrusive investigation. Additional questions are fielded from …

Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
Twang Honky Tonk: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

Twang Honky Tonk & Country Jamboree is your San Francisco HQ for The PBR, Stagecoach and NASCAR. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow country music fans, dancin’ to contemporary country music all night with classic, outlaw and swing thrown in.
Expect to get your Twang …

Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Trivia Thursday: Pub Quiz in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Thursday Night at The New Parkway is Trivia Night.  
This is a chance for you and your friends to compete and win prizes (like free beer and movie passes) if you can answer questions correctly about a range of topics that often include movie history, famous …

Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Legionnaire Saloon
Barbary Coast Comedy Night | Oakland

Laugh your booty off at the Barbary Coast Comedy night at the Legionnaire Saloon (2272 Telegraph Avenue) in uptown Oakland every Thursday at 7 pm. 
The show is produced by Barry Katzman (Comedy Day) and often features performers who’ve appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Showtime, Comedy …

Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay
Every Thursday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Magik Lantern
Free Classic Movie Night at The Magick Lantern | East Bay

The Magick Lantern is a small movie theater is the cute little town of Point Richmond in the East Bay. They show many independent new movies, as well as some vintage picks hand-chosen by its proprietor.
Thursday is Classics Night when they show quirky old movies …

“Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Milk Bar

Music and standup comedy collide every Thursday at Milk Bar on Haight Street.
Hilarious comedians from all over the country are joined on stage by the band Medicine Bug who provide an improvised musical accompaniment.

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Ryan Cronin. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco.

Drink Special: $1 off draft beers during the show
Nightlife …

Free Comet Club Comedy | SF
Every Thursday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Comet Club
Free Comet Club Comedy | SF

Comet Club Comedy is a weekly free comedy showcase at the Comet Club in the Marina district of San Francisco, featuring local Bay Area comedians and special guests hosted by Ben Feldman.
Comet Club Comedy
Every Thursday | 8:30-10 pm
Comet Club, 3111 Fillmore Street, San Francisco
FREE

Free “Deep East” House DJ Night | Oakland
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free

Deep East is a weekly dance party held on Thursday nights at Lounge 3411 in Oakland. Each crew member is an accomplished DJ in their own right, and all are East Bay residents.
They came together out of mutual respect, love of deep beats, and a …

Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Bear Country Funk: Live Soul, Hip Hop & Latin Dance Party | Berkeley

Every Thursday night, The Starry Plough in Berkeley hosts a live funk, soul, hip hop and Latin dance party from 9 pm to midnight.
Come on down to shake it to some funky live music with Anthony Ant and his house band, plus great food and drinks available …

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