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Thursday, April 25

Win: Chronicle Books Springtime Book Pack
Enter by: Thursday, April 25 – All Day | Cost: WIN*
*Win a prize pack valued at $100.
The Chronicle Books Spring Warehouse Sale is coming to San Francisco from Thursday to Saturday, April 25-27, 2013 and FuncheapSF can get you started on your reading list with four great springtime titles from Chronicle. Enter to win a prize pack including the Kodachrome Notes and The Art ...
Microsoft Store Grand Opening & Free Blake Shelton Tickets | SF
Microsoft Store Grand Opening & Free Blake Shelton Tickets | SF
Join Microsoft for the Grand Opening of their first San Francisco store at Westfield San Francisco Centre on April 25, 2013, and if you’re there early, you could score free tickets to a Blake Shelton concert on April 27, 2013. The Grand Opening ceremonies start at 11:30am. Blake ...

Bardot at The Clift “Re-think Happy Hour” | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP required via Eventbrite
| Clift Hotel
Bardot at The Clift

The glamorous Redwood Room housed in the Clift Hotel is entirely paneled with redwood and features Art Deco sconces and chandeliers sitting among avant-garde video installations and Philippe Starck-designed furniture.  The last Thursday of every month is “Bardot” (bar-daux), a happy hour in this gorgeous space with drink specials (though they’ll still be ...

Asian Art Museum $10 Admission | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for admission after 5pm - includes admission to special galleries
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum $10 Admission | SF
Want to see the Terracotta Warriors exhibit at the Asian Art Museum without the weekend crowds and for about half the price? Try Thursday nights – The Asian Art Museum is open late on Thursday nights (5-9p) and tickets are just $10 (normally they’re $20 on ...
Free Kimchi Tasting Happy Hour | Bi-Rite
Thursday, April 25 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bi-Rite (Divisadero)
Free Kimchi Tasting Happy Hour | Bi-Rite
Bi-Rite on Divisadero is hosting a free guided Kimchi tasting event made by Farmer Andy. Come taste our new PUBLIC Label Kimchi this Thursday April 25, 2013 at Bi-Rite Divis from 5-7pm. Great news, fermentation fans. Inspired by an over-abundance of ‘couve tronchuda’ (Portuguese cabbage) at Mariquita Farm, ...
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early - the drive-in fills up quick on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Solano 2 Drive-In in Concord has two screens showing: Wreck-It Ralph (8 pm) followed by Jack the Giant Slayer (10 pm) Jack the Giant Slayer (8 pm) followed by Wreck-It Ralph (10:15 pm)
Barista Latte Art Competition: Free Food & Booze | Oakland
Barista Latte Art Competition: Free Food & Booze | Oakland
4/25/2013 – Farley’s East, Oakland, serving De La Paz Please note: We’re not sure exactly what food and booze will be free, but the organizers promise these for each competition.
Spring Into Summer NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Spring Into Summer NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Get an early start on summer (a little wishful thinking never hurt anyone, right?) with Bay Area organizations blending creativity and sustainability for all to enjoy, rain or shine. Play at a mini-edition of Sunday Streets, complete with lawn games, hula hooping, and dancing. In honor ...
120 Years of SF Fashion History Night: Cocktails & Tours | The Old Mint
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $15*
*$15 general admission with discount code "funcheap15". Otherwise $30.
| The Old Mint
120 Years of SF Fashion History Night: Cocktails & Tours | The Old Mint
Join FlipSide & The San Francisco Museum and Historical Society for Party in Style at the Old Mint: 120 Years of SF Fashion History, a night of cocktails, music, and dancing. Plus you’ll explore San Francisco style – a rare pop-up history exhibit (it’s up for ...
Sunset District History Night (1847-1964) | SoMa
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| California Historical Society
Sunset District History Night (1847-1964) | SoMa
Join us for the evening, as local historian, author, and tour guide Lorri Ungaretti talks about her new book, Stories in the Sand: San Francisco’s Sunset District, 1847 – 1964 the first published history of the Sunset District. The book features in-depth profiles of people who ...
Free Drive-in Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early - the drive-in fills up quick on free nights.
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-in Movie Night | San Jose
West Wind Capitol 6 Drive-In has three screens and will show: Jack the Giant Slayer (8 pm) followed by Fast Five (10:15 pm) Wreck-It Ralph (8 pm) followed by Jack the Giant Slayer (10 pm) Fast Five (8 pm) followed by Wreck-It Ralph (10:30 pm)
Free Film Buff Night: Spielberg’s “The Sugarland Express” | SF
Free Film Buff Night: Spielberg's
As Jurassic Park makes its triumphant return to big screens across the country, this time in “Lawyer-Chomping 3D,” we’re reminded of the imprint that Steven Spielberg has made on the modern cinema experience. But where did this Goliath of the silver screen get his start? This month will ...
Vegan Hacker Night: Renegade Cupcake Party | SF
Vegan Hacker Night: Renegade Cupcake Party | SF
Cupcakes are the beauty queens of the dessert world. They’re delightful— but so often, just a little too predictable. So bring your new ideas and come learn to make vegan cupcakes. “We firmly oppose the “if it ain’t broken don’t fix it” policy, and are fixin’ to ...
Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy, Magic & Music | Red Devil Lounge
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Red Devil Lounge
Vaudeville Night: $5 Comedy, Magic & Music | Red Devil Lounge
Entertainment Lineup: April 25, 2013 Renee Padgett & Rosie, Christopher Fortier, awesome magic by Keith Boudreau (Funcheap approved), The East Bay 3 (W*A*S*H house band)
Free Jack Daniels Concert Night: Free Drinks & Appetizers | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| The Knockout
Free Jack Daniels Concert Night: Free Drinks & Appetizers | SF
The City’s next jam is going down at The Knockout on April 25, 2013 with Bay Area bands DonCat (singer-songwriter), SeaTraffic (synth pop), and Kingsborough (soulful rock). Free, but an RSVP is required. Jack Daniels will provide you with two free drink tickets at the door, complimentary appetizers, and ...
Win Tix: Star Trek: The Next Generation “Best of Both Worlds” | San Bruno
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Century at Tanforan
Celebrate Season 3 of the iconic series Star Trek: The Next Generation in a special one night big screen event on April 25, 2013. For the first time ever, The Best of Both Worlds will be shown bigger and better as a remastered, full-length presentation.
The Macallan & Highland Park Tasting: Elixir’s Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.
The Macallan & Highland Park Tasting: Elixir's Cocktail Club | Mission Dist.
April 24th: Dark spirit lovers, this one’s for you. Dave Osborne will showcase The Macallan and Highland Park. 
Free “Comedy Bodega” Showcase: Nato Green | Mission Dist.
Free
Comedy Lineup: April 25, 2013 Nato Green (“Nato is one of the funniest comics in the country” -Maria Bamford.) Dhaya Lakshminarayanan (NPR’s Snap Judgemnent) Karen Ripley the queen of lesbian deadpan hosted by Marga Gomez (2012 Best Comedian, SF Bay Guardian) with special guest Jennifer Dronsky
Free Experimental Hip Hop Concert: The Underachievers | UC Berkeley
Thursday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Free Experimental Hip Hop Concert: The Underachievers | UC Berkeley
See experimental hip hop duo The Underachievers perform a free concert at 8 pm at UC Berkeley on Thursday, April 25, 2013. Their recent mix tape Indigoism made waves with its psychedelic brand of experimental hip hop. The Brooklyn duo will be fresh off their U.S. tour with ...
Win Tix: Litquake’s “Regreturature”: Bad Writing by Good Authors | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $12 advance/$15 at door.
| Swedish American Hall
Regreturature is what happens when good writers start bad. Join members of the acclaimed San Francisco Writers’ Grotto as they sheepishly read works they may now regret, from fiction to nonfiction, journalism, even diary entries. Featuring humor writers Simon Rich and Kim Wong Keltner, New York ...

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 …

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 …

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 …

’90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It’s 1999 | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
'90s DJ Thursday: Party Like It's 1999 | SF

Every Thursday night, Raven Bar & Lounge is partying like it’s 1999 with DJ Mark Andrus bringing you back in time, but not too far back.
There is no cover charge and the fun starts at 9 pm.

The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Fiddler's Green
The Outlaw Order: Country DJs & Line Dancing | SF

The Outlaw Order: Dirty Roots & Dirty Boots is your San Francisco HQ for country music disk jockeys, line dancing lessons, beer guzzlin’, boot scootin’, shit kickin’, 2 steppin’, whiskey sippin’, rump shakin’ and hell raisin’. A nothing-fancy, fun and casual place to hang out with fellow …

“Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Every Thursday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | 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.

The Mission Position Comedy Showcase | SF
The Mission Position Comedy Showcase | SF

The Mission Position is an independent comedy showcase, hosted by four of San Francisco’s most acclaimed comedians – Matt Lieb, Kate Willett, Trevor Hill and Jessica Sele.
Get $5 tickets with Eventbrite discount code: FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $10.
Every Thursday, audiences fill Lost Weekend Video’s famous CineCave …

“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 …

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, plus great food and drinks available from the bar.

“Class of ’84” Dance Party & Cheap Drinks | SoMa
Every Thursday – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 9:30 pm. $7 after
| The Cat Club

Every Thursday at the Cat Club it’s the best of the ’80s in two rooms. The coolest music and the best crowd in town with DJs Damon and Mr Washington spin ’80s pop, rock, and one hit wonders in the front room:, along with DJ …

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