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Thursday, May 23

Asian Art Museum: $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Thursday, May 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*$10 for admission after 5pm - includes admission to special galleries
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum: $10 Thursday Nights | 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 Belgian Chocolate Waffle Day | TCHO Chocolate Factory
Thursday, May 23 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*While supplies last
| TCHO Chocolate Factory
Free Belgian Chocolate Waffle Day | TCHO Chocolate Factory
Yep, you read that right. b.street waffles and TCHO Chocolate join forces to let you have a taste of both – for free. Come by TCHO Chocolate Factory at Pier 17 from 5-7 pm on Thursday, May 23, 2013 and receive complimentary b.street Belgian waffles with ...

Thursday Night Fever NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, May 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+
| California Academy of Sciences
Thursday Night Fever NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
On May 23, 2013, NightLife is bringing the groovy back with some of San Francisco’s hottest disco fiends. Join the DJ crew from Go BANG for a Silent Disco in African Hall, and shake your funky best alongside zebras, lions, and live African penguins. In the ...
Win Tix: SF Beer History Night: Unlimited Craft Beer Tastings | The Old Mint
Thursday, May 23 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price, $30 each.
| The Old Mint
Explore 150 years of San Francisco’s beer & brewing culture at the San Francisco Mint (built in 1874) with unlimited craft beer tasting from 10 different breweries, plus historical talks brewer presentations, and rarely-seen historic brewing memorabilia. Tastings include 21st Amendment, Speakeasy, Anchor, Triple Voodoo and more.
Free Concert, Beer & Snacks: Roem Baur’s Folk Blues | SF
Thursday, May 23 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Optical Underground
Free Concert, Beer & Snacks: Roem Baur's Folk Blues | SF
Roem Baur‘s song work draws inspiration from ‘60s folk music, his early operatic training and touring internationally in choirs. Baur has begun to distinguish himself in the San Francisco scene with his unconventional takes on blues, soul and folk music, coupled with the wit and energy ...
San Francisco Magazine’s “Authors Issue” Release Party | Ferry Building
Thursday, May 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Book Passage (SF)
San Francisco Magazine's
San Francisco Magazine celebrates its June “Authors Issue” with a mega-reading featuring some of the Bay Area’s most exciting writing talent. Authors contributing to the issue include Dave Eggers, Daniel Handler, Michelle Tea, John Lescroart, Yiyun Lee, Andrew Sean Greer, Helene Wecker, Robin Sloan, Chinaka Hodge, ...
Pay-What-You-Can Theater Night: “Birds of a Feather” | SF
Thursday, May 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay what you can.
| New Conservatory Theatre Center
Pay-What-You-Can Theater Night: “Birds of a Feather” | SF
See the play “Birds of a Feather” for pay-what-you-can admission on Thursday, May 23, 2013. Birds of a Feather is a heart-warming, smart comedy about two bird families: Roy and Silo, a pair of male penguins that adopt and raise a chick at the Central Park Zoo and Pale Male ...
Free “Comedy Bodega” Showcase | Mission Dist.
Free

Unfortunately , Esta Noche has closed. Esta Noche has presented the Bay Area’s best progressive comedians free of charge in the heart of the Mission. Now, new hosts are continuing the fun. Every Thursday, straight and gay comedians tell jokes on a stage that was built for ...

UNIQLO Designer Party: Open Bar & Motown DJs | SF
UNIQLO Designer Party: Open Bar & Motown DJs | SF
Celebrate the launch of UNIQLO’s Designers Invitation Project (DIP) with collaborative designs by Michael Bastian, SUNO NY, Leur Logette, Plumpynuts and Double Standard Clothing. Free, but an RSVP is required. There will be free libations and live Motown on Mondays (MOM) DJs at this lively event hosted by Annabel ...
Battle of the Bluegrass Bands: Rolling Stones Night w/ Chick Jagger | SF
Thursday, May 23 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but they'll pass the hat, so maybe bring a couple of bucks for the bands.
| The Connecticut Yankee
Battle of the Bluegrass Bands: Rolling Stones Night w/ Chick Jagger | SF
Come watch a bluegrass Battle of the Bands with local bands performing their best bluegrass renditions of The Rolling Stones. Judging the battle will be special celebrity guest judges Chick Jagger, a San Francisco chick-fronted, Rolling Stones tribute band. Competing bands include: Rusty Stringfield The Beauty Operators String Band Outbound Red Hill ...

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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