Oakland Art Month | May 2018
Fairs & Festivals
Oakland Art Month | May 2018
May brings you dance-offs, mural festivals, jazz in the park, open studios and more
2018 Bay Area Dance Week
Fairs & Festivals
2018 Bay Area Dance Week
Annual 10-day festival with over 400 free dance events | April 27 - May 6
Google's Indie Game Expo + Pizza Party
Geeks
Google's Indie Game Expo + Pizza Party
Come to Google and be the first try 60+ new games from indie developers.

Wednesday, April 25

“Wet Wednesdays” Happy Hour: Free Beer & Wine Tastings | SF
Wednesday, April 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Complimentary basket of Roadhouse onions with mention of Funcheap.
| Under the Buck

Join for a Happy hour on Wet Wednesdays for a free beer or wine tasting sesh with the bartender. Wet Wednesdays Happy Hour, Free Beer & Wine Tastings Every Wednesday | 2 to 4 pm Under the Buck, 619 market st., SF FREE with RSVP Under the ...

$1 Slices at Fat Slice Pizza | Berkeley
Wednesday, April 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 slice with coupon found on GoodLife Coupons app
| Fat Slice Pizza
$1 Slices at Fat Slice Pizza | Berkeley

Hungry and broke? GoodLife Coupons comes through again. This time they are hosting $1 pizza slices at Fat Slice Pizza in Berkeley.
So come on down on Wednesday, April 25 where you can get some delicious pizza for a buck with the coupon only on the …

“Jane” Special Earth Day Free Film Screening | SF Main Library
Wednesday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, no ticket required.
| Koret Auditorium

SF Green Film Festival is pleased to present this special Earth Day screening of “Jane” – a film about Jane Goodall and her early years in Gombe.
“Jane” Special Earth Day Free Film Screening
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 6 pm to 7:45 pm
SF Public Library Main, 100 …

Beyoncé Mass at Grace Cathedral | SF
Wednesday, April 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
Beyoncé Mass at Grace Cathedral | SF

Beyoncé music? At church? It’s happening.
This will be a special mass dedicated to Queen Bey’s music and accomplishments.
Come to The Vine SF, a contemporary church service at Grace Cathedral, to sing your Beyoncé favorites and discover how her art opens a window into the lives …

KQED’s Evening with Bill Nye, the Science Guy | SFJAZZ
Wednesday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $15 | SFJAZZ Center
KQED's Evening with Bill Nye, the Science Guy | SFJAZZ

Bill Nye is a man on a mission to stop the spread of anti-scientific thought and action.
Once the host of the popular public broadcasting show Bill Nye, the Science Guy and now CEO of the Planetary Society, he advocates the importance of science, research …

“Greenhouse 2018” Transformative Play Readings: Sweet And Sour by Dan Schifrin | SF
Wednesday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations from $5 to $15 is requested.
| Z Below Theater

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. San Francisco’s theatre scene is thriving, and the playwriting program is a hot spot, helping the next generation of playwrights grow and reap the stories of our times. RSVP ...

Perfectly Queer LGBTQ Book Reading | East Bay
Wednesday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Laurel Bookstore
Perfectly Queer LGBTQ Book Reading | East Bay

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Europa Grace, M.I., Miyuki, and Gabriel Christian.
Perfectly Queer LGBTQ Book Reading
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 7 pm to 8 pm
Laurel Bookstore, 1423 Broadway, Oakland
FREE

Shaping SF Lecture: Time for Universal Basic Income | Mission Dist.
Wednesday, April 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Eric Quezada Center
Shaping SF Lecture: Time for Universal Basic Income | Mission Dist.

Touted by the tech industry as a way to preserve livelihoods in a time of automation replacing workers, Universal Basic Income (UBI) is not a new concept. As a poverty alleviation idea, it has resonance in the EPIC program of 1930s California, and similar ideas …

Cobb’s Spring Free Comedy Nights: April 2018 | SF
Cobb's Spring Free Comedy Nights: April 2018 | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

Win Tix: “F*ck Tinder” A Night of Comedy Storytelling | SF
Wednesday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | PianoFight

“F*ck Tinder: a love story” is comedic storytelling crack from The Moth champion David Rodwin. After getting held up at gunpoint the night his girlfriend breaks up with him, David moves from LA to San Francisco and goes on dates with 120 women in 2 …

Free Historic Pier 45 Movie Night: “Jaws” | SF
Wednesday, April 25 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required
| Historic Pier 45
Free Historic Pier 45 Movie Night:

Head to Pier 45 for Movies on the Pier, a film series presented by the San Francisco Maritime National Park Association. Films are presented free of charge on a giant screen in The Triangle at Pier 45.
On April 25, they’ll be showing the Steven Spielberg classic thriller …

Thursday, April 26

2018 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Thursday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2018 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a ...

Exploratorium After Dark: Reflections on the Universe | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark: Reflections on the Universe | Pier 15

Join SOFIA scientists from NASA and the German SOFIA Institute (DSI) to hear about mirrors used in telescopes, especially the 100-inch mirror on board SOFIA. Learn about how the mirror was made, how and why it was put in a Boeing 747SP jetliner, and how …

Google’s Indie Game Expo & Pizza Party | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 Advance, otherwise $10 on the day.
| Google Launchpad (San Francisco)
Google's Indie Game Expo & Pizza Party | SF

Join the Spring Expo on April 26 at the Google Launchpad with over 60 games and 500 players in 1 night. You’ll be among the first to try out brand new games from over 50 indie game developers at Google’s San Francisco HQ and give …

The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party | Alite Outpost
Thursday, April 26 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party | Alite Outpost

Come party at The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party this Thursday and join for free beer, free cookies and cookie shots, a ton of gear giveaways and more.
The Camp Cookie Season Launch Party
Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 6 pm to 9 pm
Alite Outpost, 3376 18th St, San …

Academy of Art University Annual Fashion Show | SF
Academy of Art University Annual Fashion Show | SF

Mark your calendars now for San Francisco’s most stylish night. Academy of Art University’s annual Graduation Fashion Show is the culminating event for students studying fashion design, textile design, knitwear design, menswear design, and jewelry and metal arts in the School of Fashion and the …

Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel” Screening w/ Director Q&A | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a RSVP is required
| Presidio Officers' Club
Al Gore's

In Presidio Live, experience live music, theatre, dance, film, and dialogues that offer a contemporary take on the history and nature of the Presidio and the culture of our diverse Bay Area community.

In celebration of Earth Day, Presidio Live will be screening Al Gore’s latest …

Win Tix: Femprovisor Fest 2018 | Exit Theatre
Thursday, April 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | EXIT Theatre

The bitchin’-est improv fest in the Bay. By women. For anyone who likes women.

> Get Tickets – $15

Femprovisor Fest showcases diverse female-identified improv ensembles, comics and sketch groups in the San Francisco Bay Area and throughout the US. We produce workshops, panels, and shows with innovative artists …

King’s Night DJ Party & Dutch Goodies | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8.91*
*Early Bird tickets start at $8.91
| Bar Nua
King's Night DJ Party & Dutch Goodies | SF

Before the King’s Day in Golden Gate Park, The Koningsdag Night will be held at Bar Nua, a great Irish Pub with great big windows, comfortable seating, full bar, and plenty of room to dance in the heart of Northbeach.
Please note this event is $8.81 …

Win Tix: Dutch “Kingsnight” Holland’s Biggest Orange Party | SF
Thursday, April 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bar Nua

The Dutch Celebrate the Kings Birthday all over the world. The entire population of Holland will dress up in Orange as this is the color of the royal family and will celebrate this festive day by dancing and drinking.

> Get Tickets – $17.50

DJ marc van brabant will …

Cobb’s Spring Free Comedy Nights: April 2018 | SF
Cobb's Spring Free Comedy Nights: April 2018 | SF

Funcheap and Stroy Moyd of #HellaFunny take over Cobb’s Comedy Club for an awesome night of comedy at SF’s biggest comedy club. And you can get on our secret guest list. Every month we handpick some of SF’s top local comedians to showcase for you – often ...

“Deep Sea Disco” Ocean-Friendly Dance Party | Bar Fluxus

This shimmering, ocean-friendly dance party highlights organizations fighting for healthy oceans, and celebrates our community-wide commitment to ocean-friendly living.
Raise your glass and dance the tides clean alongside like-minded ocean-lovers, activists, scientists, and conservationists. This month, they’re celebrating the hard work of Surfrider Foundation. Come learn …

Friday, April 27

The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | First Day
Friday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | JCO'S Art Haus
The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair | First Day

If you thought original artwork was out of your budget, we’re out to prove you wrong. Join for a one weekend discounted art fair. Featuring a curated collection of international, national, and under-represented artists. The Very Very Rare Affordable Art Fair April 27 to 28, ...

2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Friday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2018 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2018 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a ...

2018 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Dance Party | SF City Hall
Friday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2018 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off Dance Party | SF City Hall

Bay Area Dance Week kicks off on Friday, April 27, 2018 at noon with a free public performance of One Dance, led by Rhythm & Motion, at San Francisco City Hall.
“One Dance” is a flash-mob style dance performance at the San Francisco City Hall that they can …

Bay Area Dance Week 2018: Opening Day | April 27-May 6
Friday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2018: Opening Day | April 27-May 6

The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip hop, ballet, traditional hula, fire dance, Samba, modern, Chinese classical, belly dance, aerial dance, West African, ...

Rotunda Dance Series: “Bay Area Dance Week” Kick Off Party | SF
Friday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series:

Join in with hundreds of movers at the kick-off to the 20th annual Bay Area Dance Week! Led by Dudley Flores and Rhythm & Motion, this year’s kick-off features a “silent disco adventure.” It’s a fun and easy game.
Download or stream an audio track through …

Win Tix: 2018 stARTup Art Fair: Motel-Turned-Epic Art Gallery | Hotel Del Sol
Friday, April 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Hotel Del Sol

stARTup Art Fair SF is a contemporary art fair for independent artists.

> Get Tickets – $7.50 Funcheap exclusive: Save 50% with code Funcheap for the first 200 tickets (normally $15)

Its core mission is to provide artists with direct access to the art world, and an exhibition venue populated by dealers, curators, collectors, and consultants–all …

2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge | Noe Valley
Friday, April 27 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| Noe Valley/Sally Brunn Branch Library
2018 BioBlitz: City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge | Noe Valley

In partnership with the San Francisco Public Library and Bay Nature, come explore the Noe Valley neighborhood and look for nature great and small as part of the 2018 international City Nature Challenge.
2018 City Nature Treasure Hunt Challenge
Friday, April 27, 2018 | 3:30 pm to …

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party & Beer Garden | Fort Mason
Friday, April 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

More than 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands and DJs in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic ...