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Tuesday, July 29

Sexy Summer Story Read-Aloud | Berkeley
Tuesday, July 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pegasus Books (Solano)
Sexy Summer Story Read-Aloud | Berkeley

Pegasus on Solano entices you to another evening of Happy Hour Stories.
The theme for July 2014 is – sexy stories. They’ll keep it PG-13, but prepare to be titillatingly seduced…

Wednesday, July 30

Meet the Author: “Asian Pickles: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured” | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, July 30 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
Meet the Author:

From authentic Korean kimchi, Indian chutney, and Japanese tsukemono to innovative combinations ranging from mild to delightfully spicy, the time-honored traditions of Asian pickling are made simple and accessible in this DIY guide.
Meet Karen Solomon, author of Asian Pickles: Sweet, Sour, Salty, Cured, and Fermented …

Friday, August 1

Grand Opening: Green Apple Books on the Park | Inner Sunset
Friday, August 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Green Apple Books on the Park
Grand Opening: Green Apple Books on the Park | Inner Sunset

On August 1, 2014, Green Apple Books will open a new store at 1231 9th Ave. in the Inner Sunset.
They’ll be sharing space with Le Video, who will be moving to the 2nd floor of the building they currently occupy.
Much like Green Apple at 506 Clement, Books …

Thursday, August 7

Win: Lonely Planet’s “Great Adventures” Photography Book
Enter by: Thursday, August 7 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $17.49
Lonely Planet's

Ancient trails. Underwater chasms. Ice-clad peaks. Lonely Planet’s gorgeous, photo-filled Great Adventures is a showcase of the world’s most thrilling adventures that takes you by boot, pedal or paddle to awe-inspiring natural spectacles and on adrenalin-charged feats of endeavour.
Enter to win a free copy of Great Adventures …

Saturday, August 9

$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.
Saturday, August 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: $1*
*$1 for books & media. Free entrance.
| SF Library Treat Ave. Donation Center
$1 Book Sale | Mission Dist.

The San Francisco Public Library hosts $1 book sales at the Treat Avenue Donation Center every second Saturday of the month. All books are just $1 or less each and all proceeds benefit the San Francisco Public Library.

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, August 9 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Tuesday, August 12

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, August 12 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Monday, August 18

The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF
Monday, August 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
| The Shelton Theatre
The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF

The Lit Slam is a monthly, live performance-based poetry anthology that tries to find the best art at the intersection of page and stage, mixing local and national touring poets. Every third Monday, it’s a poetry competition with a twist. Editors are chosen at random from the audience before ...

Tuesday, August 19

Poetic Tuesdays at Jessie Square | SoMa
Tuesday, August 19 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Jessie Square
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

Tuesday, September 9

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, September 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Saturday, September 13

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, September 13 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Monday, September 15

The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF
Monday, September 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
| The Shelton Theatre
The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF

The Lit Slam is a monthly, live performance-based poetry anthology that tries to find the best art at the intersection of page and stage, mixing local and national touring poets. Every third Monday, it’s a poetry competition with a twist. Editors are chosen at random from the audience before ...

Tuesday, September 16

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

Tuesday, October 7

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, October 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Saturday, October 11

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, October 11 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, San Francisco Theater Pub invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join them at the Exit Theatre for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 ...

Monday, October 20

The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF
Monday, October 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $8*
*$8 when you mention FuncheapSF at the door. Otherwise it's $10.
| The Shelton Theatre
The Lit Slam: Page Meets Stage Poetry | SF

The Lit Slam is a monthly, live performance-based poetry anthology that tries to find the best art at the intersection of page and stage, mixing local and national touring poets. Every third Monday, it’s a poetry competition with a twist. Editors are chosen at random from the audience before ...

Tuesday, November 4

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, November 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...

Tuesday, December 9

Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library
Tuesday, December 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Library
Radar Reading Series: Indie Writers & Free Cookies | SF Main Library

The RADAR Reading Series is a periodic series of independent and underground writers, emerging voices and bona fide superstars at the San Francisco Public Library. Local author Michelle Tea (Valencia, Sister Spit tour) hosts this showcase of underground heroes. Each RADAR Reading features four dynamic performers and is followed ...