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2018 Fresh Festival “Queer This Jam” | SF

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 to $10 sliding scale

Joe Goode Annex | 499 Alabama St. #150, San Francisco, CA

2018 Fresh Festival: Dance, Music, Performance | January 5-27

Part of the Fresh Festival, Fresh Exchanges are social and interactive events created to cultivate, invigorate and cross-pollinate the dance, music and performance communities.

Fresh 2018 presents 14 inclusive and insightful gatherings at Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom Street, SF], Joe Goode Annex [410 Alabama Street, SF] and F8 Nightclub [1192 Folsom Street, SF] in San Francisco, and Finnish Hall [1970 Chestnut Street, Berkeley]. FRESH Exchanges are free or $5-10 [notaflof].

These events are designed as Happy Hours, offering social space with live music, raw + intimate performance experiments, performance showcases and more.

Mondays 1/8, 15, 22 – Happy Hours – live music with Albert Mathias + guests

6-9pm | F8 Nightclub | 1192 Folsom Street, SF | free
Happy Hours serve up live music by Albert Mathias and special guests including Andrew Kusin, Nerve Pincher, and DJ EFX in a funky SOMA club with a sweet dance floor and the best bartendress in town, Demetria. A great time to unwind, catch up, socialize, improvise, shake it up, get down, get loose and get happy. All ages. No cover. Happy Hour drink specials.

  • Monday, January 8 – Albert Mathias + Andrew Kushin
  • Monday, January 15 – Albert Mathias + Nerve Pincher
  • Monday, January 22 – Albert Mathias + DJ EFX

Tuesdays 1/9, 16, 23 – RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments]

7:30-9:30pm | Red Poppy Art House | 2698 Folsom Street, SF | $5-10 
RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments] invites 2 artists each week who are working on the edge of their form to share excerpts of current projects and speak about their process. Moderated group discussions to follow.

Wednesdays 1/10, 17, 24 – POTLUCK/Social Practice

7:30-9:30pm | Red Poppy Art House | 2698 Folsom Street, SF | $5-10
Collaborative meals and interactivities co-hosted by FRESH artists notorious for generating situations of connectivity, improvisation, inclusivity and direct action.

  • Wednesday, January 10 – hosted by José Navarrete + Debby Kajiyama, food by Jesse Hewit
  • Wednesday, January 17 – hosted by Kathleen Hermesdorf + Abby Crain, food by Asia Wong
  • Wednesday, January 24 – hosting + food by FRESH folks

Thursdays 1/11, 18, 25 – Alternative Conservatory

7:30-9:30pm | Red Poppy Art House | 2698 Folsom Street, SF | $5-10
Time to unwind, connect, absorb, consider, listen and discuss, hosted by FRESH artists notorious for disarming paradigms and thinking outside the box.

Sunday, January 14 – I’m Exhausted So my Soul is Rested: Transnational Epistolaries

8-10pm | Finnish Hall | 1970 Chestnut St., Berkeley | $5-10

FRESH 2018 heads to the East Bay for a performance showcase curated by Chani Bockwinkel and Indira Allegra at Finnish Hall in Berkeley.

Sunday 1/21 – EnQueery Within|Queer this Jam

6-11pm | Joe Goode Annex | 401 Alabama Street, SF | $5-10

Axis Syllabus/Contact Improvisation Class + Jam with Diana Thielen + Devin Pastika

In this class, EnQueery Within, we’ll create a space which is focusing on Contact Improvisation using the Axis Syllabus** as a reference. Are you interested in studying the Axis Syllabus and diving deep into Contact Improvisation in this supportive bubble?

The class and the following jam aim to center women, femmes, transgender and intersex folks, butches, studs, queens, radical fairies, two spirits, genderqueers, dykes, gay men, bi’s, and others outside the box to create a queer, feminist safer space.

Links: Event details

Cost: $5*
*$5 to $10 sliding scale


Categories: *Top Pick*, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music, Theater & Performance
Address: 499 Alabama St. #150, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, January 21, 2018

9:00 am   “Good Food Award” Marketplace 2018 | Fort Mason  $5
9:00 am   Win Tix: 2018 “Good Food Awards” Marketplace | Fort Mason  WIN
All Day   2018 Alameda Restaurant Week | Final Day  $28*
*Prixe fix menu ranges from $28 and up.
All Day   Napa Valley Restaurant Week | January 21-28  $20*
*Two-course prix fixe lunches start at $20; prix fixe dinners are $36 or $46
All Day   San Francisco Chamber Music Festival | SF  FREE
11:00 am   Sunday Assembly: Communty Sing & Meetup | Berkeley  FREE
11:00 am   Fort Point History Tour | The Presidio  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
11:00 am   The Great Mac ‘n Cheese Melt-Off  $5
11:00 am   Free Seasonal Cooking Demo & Tasting | Jack London Square  FREE
11:30 am   Outdoor Sculpture Walk | Stanford  FREE
All Day   Sea Lion 28th Anniversary Walking Tours: Final Day | Pier 39  FREE
All Day   2018 Oakland Restaurant Week: Final Day | East Bay  $10*
*Prix fixe meal at $10, $20, $30, $40 and $50 per person. Menus and prices varies by restaurant.
12:00 pm   J-Camp Registration Kick-Off, Overnight Camps Fair & Kosher BBQ | Palo Alto  FREE*
12:00 pm   Free San Francisco “World of Percussion” Family Concerts | Oakland  FREE
12:30 pm   Free Monthly Yoga Class for Beginners | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
1:00 pm   $5 All-You-Can-Dance Class Day | SF  $5
1:00 pm   Golden Gate Park Sunday Roller Disco Party | SF  FREE
2:00 pm   Salon Series Reading: The Family Trick | SF  FREE
2:00 pm   Sippin’ on Gin & Juice: Secret Art Gallery Party | Mission Dist.  $8*
*Normally $10 - use code FUNCHEAP for 20% off.
2:00 pm   Corazon de Vida Heart to Heart: Salsa Dance, Raffle & Fundraising | Oakland  $10*
*100% of proceeds benefit the non profit Corazon de Vida. Free bottle of wine & chance to win the raffle
3:00 pm   Free San Francisco Civic Symphony Winter Concert | Nourse Theatre  FREE*
*Admission is free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are gratefully accepted ($10 suggested).
3:00 pm   SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations  FREE*
*Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store location at (415) 345-0400.
3:00 pm   Design The Business You Want | SF  FREE
3:30 pm   Rumba Party: Afro-Cuban Drums, Dances & Songs | Berkeley  FREE*
*Free, but donations are encouraged.
3:30 pm   Free San Francisco “World of Percussion” Family Concerts | Burlingame  FREE
4:00 pm   Original Famous Twang Sundays: Live Country Music | Potrero Hill  FREE
4:00 pm   Third Sunday Concert Series: “Amaranth Quartet” | Presidio Interfaith Chapel  FREE
5:00 pm   Win Tix: SF’s Cheesemonger Invitational 2018 | Public Works  WIN
5:30 pm   Bag O’Cuntz Podcast | SF Sketchfest 2018  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
6:00 pm   “What are the Odds?” Live Jazz Music at the Harbor | Richmond  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested
6:00 pm   2018 Fresh Festival “Queer This Jam” | SF  $5*
*$5 to $10 sliding scale
7:00 pm   “Donde Esta Mi Comedy” Free Comedy & Wine Night | SF  FREE
7:00 pm   Win Tix: Surfer Blood: Catchy Indie Pop Hooks | The Chapel  WIN
7:00 pm   Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods  FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
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