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Tuesday, September 16

Alta Plaza Park Restoration Sneak Peek & Celebration | SF Alta Plaza Park Restoration Sneak Peek & Celebration | SF

The neighborhood is invited to celebrate the good news of major park improvements planned for Alta Plaza Park. Meet in the Children’s Playground at 11:30 am when District 2 Supervisor Mark Farrell will announce the generous funding he has negotiated for the park’s renovation over the next …

Poetic Tuesdays at Jessie Square | SoMa
Tuesday, September 16 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Poetic Tuesdays at Jessie Square | SoMa

Curated by Litquake’s Robin Ekiss, Poetic Tuesday features poets and original music in Jessie Square near the Contemporary Jewish Museum from 12:30-1:30 pm.
2014 Poetic Tuesdays Schedule

Tuesday, May 27
Tuesday, June 17
Tuesday, July 15
Tuesday, August 19
Tuesday, September 16

Marinnovation 2014: Tech Showcase & Networking | North Bay
Tuesday, September 16 – 4:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested.
Marinnovation 2014: Tech Showcase & Networking | North Bay

With its creative population, Marin County is a nexus for innovation, design and entrepreneurship. Marinnovation 2014 highlights Marin’s vibrant, creative culture and showcases technologies and ventures that are developing here right now. Marin County businesses show off their new ideas and cutting edge technologies on …

Girls & Gaming Tech Panel: Fostering Inclusion & Diversity | SF Girls & Gaming Tech Panel: Fostering Inclusion & Diversity | SF

Pocket Gems and Girls in Tech are hosting a discussion with games industry experts on inclusion in gaming. The panel will discuss practical tips on supporting gender diversity at games companies.
Free, but an RSVP is required and a $5 donation is encouraged. All proceeds from the …

Verdure: Italian Veggie Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food
Tuesday, September 16 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Verdure: Italian Veggie Recipes | Omnivore Books on Food

Chris Boswell’s Verdure: Vegetable Recipes from the Kitchen of the American Academy in Rome is the Rome Sustainable Food Project’s fourth cookbook (following Biscotti, Zuppe, Pasta).
It is perhaps the ideal collaboration among the kitchen and the Academy garden, the artisan producers, and the organic farmers who …

Spoken Word & Poetry Release Party | City Lights Books
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Spoken Word & Poetry Release Party | City Lights Books

Celebrate the release of Haiti Glass by poet Lenelle Moïse at City Lights Books in North Beach on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Moïse is well known for her spoken word performances, and we’ve confirmed that she will be reading her poetry on this evening.
The volume is the latest …

English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
English Morris Dancing Workshop | Berkeley
Win Tix: Yanni Live | Oracle Arena
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $61.85
Yanni Live | Oracle Arena

A true global ambassador for peace, good will, and understanding, Yanni is one of the most recognizable composer performers of our time.
He is, without a doubt, a musical phenomenon—a rare artist whose music defies borders and boundaries and has sold over 20 million albums.  His …

Free Jazz Concert: Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project | SF
Tuesday, September 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Jazz Concert: Ralph Carney’s Serious Jass Project | SF

Ralph Carney (born January 23, 1956, Akron, Ohio) is an American musician. While his primary instruments are various saxophones and clarinets, Carney collects and plays many instruments, often unusual or obscure ones. He was a founding member of Tin Huey, and is perhaps best known …

Wednesday, September 17

Outdoor Aerial Dance Performances Off 80-Foot Wall | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Outdoor Aerial Dance Performances Off 80-Foot Wall | SF
2014 “Architecture and the City” Fest Film: “Detropia” | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
2014

The “downsizing of Detroit” means many things, including the loss and destruction of individual homes, the disintegration of civic and cultural “homes,” and the decline of one of the great American cities. In this documentary, the filmmakers chronicle the struggle of citizens to keep Detroit …

Autodesk Gallery College Night: Drinks, DJ & Design Fun | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Must have valid student ID.
| Autodesk Gallery
Autodesk Gallery College Night: Drinks, DJ & Design Fun | SF

Come spend an evening eating, drinking, creating, and exploring with design-minded students and Autodesk employees. See the latest trends and technology. Explore Autodesk Gallery exhibits—including those from Lego, Mercedes-Benz, and Nike—and see how people are using new technology to imagine, design, and create a better …

Sustainable Food & Farming Pop-Up Short Film Fest | Berkeley
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| La Peña Cultural Center
Sustainable Food & Farming Pop-Up Short Film Fest | Berkeley

Watch Short Films on Sustainable Food and Farming with Food First and Anna Lappé at the La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
From oregano farmers in Mexico to seed savers in Canada, beekeepers protecting our food supply to a new generation of …

Bangers & Grass Bluegrass All-Stars | Albany Music in the Park
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Bangers & Grass Bluegrass All-Stars | Albany Music in the Park
Win Tix: OKCupid Founder Talk: Dating, Data & Human Nature | Oakland
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $25
OKCupid Founder Talk: Dating, Data & Human Nature | Oakland

Christian Rudder, co-founder of OkCupid and author of Dataclysm will be in conversation with Sam Yagan, co-founder of OkCupid and CEO of Match.com.
Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don’t need. OkCupid co-founder, …

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, September 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Free Astronomy Lecture at Randall Museum | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Astronomy Lecture at Randall Museum | SF
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Wednesday, September 17 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $8
Nerd Nite: Geeky Lectures in a Rock Club | Rickshaw Stop
Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge | SF