Events for February 8, 2013
Friday, February 8
Friday, February 8, 2013
Guided regional outings scheduled throughout the San Pablo Baylands and Petaluma River, as well as self-guided hiking sites.
Mare Island field guide led birdwatching outings and self-guided trail walks
Art show and Festival opening reception 5:30-7:30pm (dress warmly)
Evening slide show 7:45pm (dress warmly)
Performance is at 1:30 pm. Post-show Q&A with the cast is at 2:30 pm.
Join a group exhibition of 20 photographers displaying over 400 erotic photographs.
Erotic entertainment on Friday, February 8, 2013 includes:
7:30pm West Coast Leather Fashion Show
Designer leather collection from their Union Square store
8:30pm Pole Dance Performance by Atomic Allure
Rope bondage demonstrations by Tomfoolery
Get into the giving spirit; help warm the homeless by bringing a blanket to Dolores Park (on the corner of 18th at Dolores) from 4-7 pm on Friday, February 8, 2013.
Gather your clean, gently used or new blankets and sleeping bags and they will be distributed to …
Join the San Francisco SPCA for Be Mine Tattoo Cocktail Party on Friday, February 8, 2013 from 4:30-9 pm for free beer, wine and cocktails, plus tattoos (real ones) for $40 bucks.
SF tattoo artists such as DannyBoy Smith of San Francisco’s Let It Bleed Tattoo Parlor …
Experience the magic and beauty of the waterfront at night, the annual “Food From the Heart” will kick off on February 8, 2013, in the candlelit Grand Nave of the 1898 Ferry Building.
Merchants and restaurateurs at the Marketplace will offer chocolate tastings and seasonal hors …
Join the Rockridge neighborhood in Oakland for live jazz from Street Brew, plus wine al fresco on February 8, 2013.
Merchants will be open from 5-8pm and restaurants will be open from 5pm until closing (which we’re assuming will be later than 8pm.)
We’re not sure if …
Come join an evening of art and tech in one special night at Runway SF, a new startup tech incubator located at 1355 Market Street (in the Twitter building).
Free, but RSVP is required.
There will be complimentary food and wine, and special guest artist John Law, founder …
What to expect on Friday, February 8, 2013:
5-7 pm: DJ from Amoeba Music, Berkeley
5-8 pm: Customizer-in-Residence Nan Eastep of B. Spoke Tailor doing re-garmeting in the we/customize exhibition
5-8 pm: Family-friendly lunch bag puppet-making drop-in workshop
7-9 pm: live band Funky Goods playing soul and funk music
Come join Faze Apparel for the second artist showcase event at their new store featuring the work of two local artists – Adrian Delgado and Ozi Magana.
There will live painting, art and clothing for sale, free beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), snack foods (may be for …
On February 8, 2013, nearly 80 California breweries will converge on the Concourse Exhibition Center in San Francisco for the Opening Celebration of SF Beer Week.
Enjoy unlimited samples of new, rare and classic beers from a commemorative glass. Noise Pop provides the music and they’ve …
The exhibit Poetry of the Underground depicts the young and non-established artistic and literary scene of the 1980´s in the German Democratic Republic (former East Germany).
Join the Opening Night reception followed by the film, Gegenbilder (Counter-Images) – GDR Underground Films 1983 – 1989 on February 8, …
Join the opening reception of the work of two Bay Area Artists, Sasha Petrenko and Renee Rhodes.
Petrenko will present Animal Projections, a multi-media installation and performance consisting of documentary video, field recordings, biomorphic props made of woven willow as well as a set of instructions …
Party with The Bay Lights team and lead artist Leo Villareal on Friday, February 8. 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at experience design company Hot Studio, 585 Howard St., San Francisco. It’s an evening with complimentary cocktails, light fare and a pre-Valentine’s Day …
7 pm – Opening
8 pm – Idea Pitches
9 pm – Team Creation
10 pm – Brainstorming and First Lines of Code
1 am – Closing
Batman On Robin is a show featuring the contributions of a wide variety of artists to the time-honored tradition of finding homoerotic subtext in the relationships between Batman and the various Robins he’s fond of collecting.
The opening reception for the show will feature readings by …
The psych rock performer Shawn Rosenblatt a.k.a. Netherfriends is a one man band machine & will be jamming at Optical Underground Friday night, February 8, 2013.
Optical Underground strives to promote up & coming artists so come join them for this free show including complementary snacks & …
Do you want hot steamy jokes with a hint of goofy and slapstick… mmm… Yeah you do.
Comedy Lineup: February 8, 2013
Chris Gore (G4 TV)
Miles K, Rich Servate
Hosted by Keon Kobra
Did you know there’s a Slavic Startup House in San Francisco? Part co-living habitat, part co-working space, part co-party venue. Join them for free drinks & conversation about the European & US startup scenes, life in Silicon Valley and potential partnership opportunities on Friday, February 8, …
SF Sketchfest and Peaches Christ honor Todd Solondz’s 1996 darkly hysterical film, Welcome to the Dollhouse with a special screening at the Castro Theatre.
The Peaches pre-show will feature musical numbers and other surprises and a special onstage conversation with the star of the film, “Dawn …
The Royal Bicycle Court doth decree,
a huge party for all attendees.
Music will drift from the carriages,
fun and friendship, we will marriage.
Gather at City Center Oakland thy BART -
bring thy enthusiasm, merriment and art.
At thy stops, games will be afoot -
cheers, jeers, lances, to boot.
So grab …
Join SF Indie, an annual movie festival, for a night of wacky low-budget game show fun with $25 Pyramid. It’s like the old-school game show $25,000 Pyramid, except for cheapskates.
Win “sorta decent prizes” as you guess words and phrases based on descriptions from your teammates.
SF Indie’s …
See Albany FilmFest’s Greatest Hits at Rhythmix Cultural Works in Alameda on February 8, 2013.
This special one-hour-plus selection is a quirky and eclectic mix of family-friendly animated, narrative, and documentary shorts directed by adult and youth filmmakers from the past two years.
The films, which range …
Follow the L until it ends, on Fridays after work and get rewarded with grubbing on free home cookin’ from Alisha.
Each week, she whips up home-style food that ranges from blushin bunnies, chili con carne, chicken pot pie, and, if you’re lucky, even tater tot …
440 Brannan Studio Showroom hosts a fashion happy hour every Friday from 4:40-7 pm. Sip on wine and beer while browsing their collection of unique styles by local designers.
440 Brannan Studio Showroom is a 5,000 square foot retail store and studio factory where prominent and emerging Bay Area designers …
El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast.
And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm …
The Lookout, which provides prime people-watching opportunities over the intersection of Market St. and Noe St. in the Castro, hosts a Friday happy hour with $3 Skyy Vodka cocktails (3:30 pm-9 pm) and a free chicken wing buffet from 6:30-8:30 pm to help soak up …
It’s saucy dancing with a sense of humor at the Red Hots Burlesque show on Fridays at El Rio, where you can see some of the bawdiest burlesque babes in the Bay, for a sliding scale price starting at $5.
Come with your sense of humor and get …
Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because.
They have a great 5-for-$10 beer special until 9:30 pm. After …
Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party.
This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers …
Get an earful of live music from queer artists, every Friday night at 10 pm at the free “Friday Live” series at El Rio in San Francisco’s Mission District.
DJ Emotions gets the party started with hip hop, salsa, house and world tunes at 10 pm sharp.
EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.”
“YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own …