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Wednesday, April 23

Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Pittsburg
Wednesday, April 23 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Your Future BART Ride: New Train Tours | Pittsburg
Caltrain 150th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Day | SF & San Jose
Wednesday, April 23 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Caltrain 150th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Day | SF & San Jose

Caltrain’s series of celebrations marking 150 years of passenger rail service in the Peninsula will wind down with a customer appreciation event in San Francisco and San Jose station from 4-6 pm on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
Customers at the San Francisco and San Jose Diridon stations …

3rd Annual Kaiser Roof Garden Showcase | Oakland
Wednesday, April 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Kaiser Center Roof Garden
3rd Annual Kaiser Roof Garden Showcase | Oakland

The beautiful Kaiser Center in Oakland open up its doors and invites the public in to explore Oakland’s urban rooftop oasis at the third annual Kaiser Center Roof Garden Showcase from 6-9 pm on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
There will be appetizers provided by …

Gertrude Stein 100th Anniversary Poetry Celebration | SF
Wednesday, April 23 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Gertrude Stein 100th Anniversary Poetry Celebration | SF

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of Gertrude Stein’s groundbreaking modernist classic Tender Buttons. City Lights Publishers has reissued a centennial edition of the book incorporating Stein’s own handwritten corrections.
Editor Seth Perlow, poet and scholar Juliana Spahr, biographer Renate Stendhal and poet and author Michelle Tea …

Free Veggie Cooking Class | Oakland Veg Week 2014 Free Veggie Cooking Class | Oakland Veg Week 2014

Eating meat-free is easy as 1-2-3, a store tour and cooking demo with Chef Alex Bury.
Free, but an RSVP is required to to ashley.erickson@wholefoods.com or call 510.834.9800 ext. 260.
Nutritional yeast, seitan, Veganaise. You’re hearing about all these new products but may not know what they are or …

2014 World Book Night: Free Book Giveaway | Bernal Heights 2014 World Book Night: Free Book Giveaway | Bernal Heights

World Book Night is a special night each year when books are given out to those who don’t regularly read and/or people who lack access to books. The Bernal Branch of the SF Public Library will have a limited supply of these books to give away …

Don’t Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy w/ Sean Kean | SF
Wednesday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1-$10 sliding scale at the door.
Don't Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy w/ Sean Kean | SF

The 4/23 show features Sean Kean.
Sean Keane is a comedian & writer who performs at all the finest clubs & colleges in the SF Bay Area, and some of the mediocre ones, too. He’s a 3-time Iron Comic champion, a 3-time performer at SF Sketchfest, …

Solwave: Psych & Trip-Hop Rock Concert | SF
Wednesday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. Otherwise, $5 at the door.
| Milk Bar
Solwave: Psych & Trip-Hop Rock Concert | SF

Born and raised San Francisco rockers, Solwave, take up residency at the Milk Bar for the final four Wednesdays in April as a kick off to their new release, The End of the Beginning.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
The End of the Beginning wears its …

Free Comedy Night w/ Comedy Central’s Shaun Latham | San Jose
Wednesday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 8:30 pm with an RSVP required. Otherwise it's $12 at the door.
| The San Jose Improv
Free Comedy Night w/ Comedy Central's Shaun Latham | San Jose

Improv San Jose presents comedian Shaun Latham as seen on Stand-up Revolution on Comedy Central.
Free before 8:30 pm with an RSVP required. Otherwise it’s $12 at the door.
Shaun Latham lays everything out on the table and isn’t afraid to go off the cuff and go into …

“The Muffin Men” Free Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF
Wednesday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | the sip bar 787 broadway. san francisco, ca

Comedy Lineup | April 23, 2014
Duat Mai is the best comedian in the bay area. And soon he will be the best comedian in the country. In fact if he spoke more languages he would eventually be the funniest comedian in the world. Don’t let …

Michael Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class | SF
Wednesday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $6
Michael Jackson Flash Mob Dance Class | SF

Thursday, April 24

Win: “Georgia O’Keeffe” VIP Tickets | de Young Museum

From magnified botanical compositions to panoramic landscapes, the works in this exhibition offer a deeper understanding of the spirit of place that was essential to O’Keeffe’s artistic evolution.
From 1918 until the early 1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe retreated annually to Alfred Stieglitz’s family estate on Lake George …

Win: How Weird Street Faire | VIP “Intergalactic Magic Stickers”
Thursday, April 24 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Magic stickers are $10
How Weird Street Faire | VIP

The 15th annual How Weird Street Faire on Sunday, May 4, 2014 is a huge Burning Man-ish 8-hour outdoor dance festival with 10 stages of DJ and live music, plus dance performances, strange art projects, parades and out-of-this-world vendors centered at Howard and 2nd Streets in SoMa.
Five Funcheapers …

Eye of Horus: Large-Scale Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens
Thursday, April 24 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Eye of Horus: Large-Scale Dance Performance | Yerba Buena Gardens

Eye of Horus is a series of site-specific solos choreographed and directed by Sara Shelton Mann in collaboration with performers Christine Bonansea, Sherwood Chen, Jorge de Hoyos, Jesse Hewit, and Sara Yassky with DIY elements designed by David Szlasa to interact with performer, cityscape and …

The String Cheese Incident Mini-Concert | Amoeba SF
Thursday, April 24 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
The String Cheese Incident Mini-Concert | Amoeba SF

The String Cheese Incident jam on over to Amoeba SF for an in-store performance and signing. Their new album, Song In My Head, releases on April 29th on Loud & Proud/SCI Fidelity Records.
Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of …

Cancelled – Clift Hotel Swanky Happy Hour & DJ Night “Bardot” | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.

Bardot Happy Hour is no longer happening at Clift Hotel.

“Fashion Revolution Day” Urban Air Indie Market | SoMa
Thursday, April 24 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE

Do you know who made the clothes you’re wearing right now?
Remember the victims of last year’s Bangladesh garment factory disaster which killed 1,113 worker during Fashion Revolution Day and help promote positive change in the industry
Shop from local vendors:

Locally manufactured knitwear made from California-grown organic …

2014 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | City Hall - North Light Court
2014 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall

The 9th Annual Poems Under the Dome invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month at San Francisco’s largest open mic poetry event inside City Hall from 5:30-8 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
San Francisco’s Poet Laureate, Alejandro Murguía, will read the first poem, then local poets will …

Canceled – NightLife | California Academy of Sciences
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $12*
*$12 general, $10 for museum members - 21+

In lieu of NightLife on April 24, 2014, the Academy will host its annual fundraiser event. Tickets are $100 each.

Free Punk Rock & Psych Concert | SFSU
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Depot SF
Free Punk Rock & Psych Concert | SFSU

SFSU’s The Depot presents a free show featuring four rocking punk and psych bands from 6-9 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Band Lineup:

Wild Moth - Punk
Meat Market - Visual/Rock
Labor Temple - Aggressively Depressed

Food and drinks available for purchase at The Pub.

Betabrand’s Fashion Pitch Design Competition | SF
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
Betabrand's Fashion Pitch Design Competition | SF

On April 24th, from 6-9 pm Betabrand Think Tank and SF Fashion Lab will launch a design challenge to six up-and-coming designers.
Free, but an RSVP is required.
You’ll have the chance to sip, shop, and snack, before watching the designers pitch their Betabrand products to our panel (think, …

Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | West Wind Drive In - Capitol
Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

Enjoy live music and games when gates open at 6 pm for Customer Appreciation Night at all Westwind Drive-In locations on Thursday, April 24, 2014.
Double feature drive-in movies:

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (8 pm) with Ride Along (10:45 pm)
Frozen (8 pm) with The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (10:15 pm)
The Lego Movie (8 …