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Friday, March 27

Dance Anywhere 2015: Simultaneous Global Dance-Off | SF
Friday, March 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Dance Anywhere 2015: Simultaneous Global Dance-Off | SF

Dance Anywhere is an annual conceptual public art performance and an invitation for people to stop their routine and dance wherever they are.
Find performances at noon in San Francisco… 3 pm in New York…  8 pm in Rome, Prague and Cairo… 10 pm in Istanbul, …

Free Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland
Friday, March 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
| The Omni Commons
Free Theater: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet | Oakland

See a free production of Romeo & Juliet, a tale of love’s triumph over violence and fear – Shakespeare distills this down to its archetypal essence. Kind of a big deal, right? It’s happening at 8 pm on March 27 and 28, plus April 3, ...

Win Tix: “The Soiled Dove” Lascivious Circus-Infused Dinner Theater | SF
Friday, March 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | 633 Florida

 
From the co-creators of The Edwardian Ball and some of SF’s most creatively outrageous nightlife events comes an immersive, circus-infused, dinner-theater experience that will titillate your every sense.
Set amidst a thematic backdrop inspired by San Francisco’s notorious Barbary Coast’s red light district. Guests can expect an engaging …

Saturday, March 28

2015 Prescott Circus & Youth Orchestra Showcase | Oakland
Saturday, March 28 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Oakland Technical High School
2015 Prescott Circus & Youth Orchestra Showcase | Oakland

The Prescott Circus Theatre presents its Spring Student Showcase featuring a cast of talented Oakland children with two upbeat and inspiring shows  at 11 am and 1:30 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015.
Young performers 3rd-5th grade students will knock your socks off and melt your heart as they showcase juggling, stilting, acrobatics, …

Free Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland
Saturday, March 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
| The Omni Commons
Free Theater: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet | Oakland

See a free production of Romeo & Juliet, a tale of love’s triumph over violence and fear – Shakespeare distills this down to its archetypal essence. Kind of a big deal, right? It’s happening at 8 pm on March 27 and 28, plus April 3, ...

Win Tix: 2015 Carnaval King & Queen Dance Contest | SF
Saturday, March 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $17
| Brava Theater

Who will lead the 2015 Carnaval Grand Parade? Watch King and Queen contestants dance their tail feathers off in their spectacular Carnaval costumes, sometimes accompanied by other dancers and musicians.
The winners are selected based on many criteria, such as performance ability, authenticity of cultural form, choreography, …

Sunday, March 29

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, March 29 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Monday, March 30

Win Tix: Mystery Circus Sideshow | Brick and Mortar
Monday, March 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Brick & Mortar Music Hall

What started as a two man crew performing at dive bars across the country, The Mystic Circus Sideshow has now turned into once in a lifetime experience worthy of the (mini) Big Top.
Founded in Brooklyn New York by Rush Hicks, your host and sword swallowing …

Theater Pub: Six 10 Minute Plays | SF
Theater Pub: Six 10 Minute Plays | SF

Theater Pub takes over the PianoFight Theater this March 2015 with On the Spot, a night of 10 minute plays written in 24 hours. Six playwrights are selected on March 5th, and put “on the spot” the morning of March 13th to write a 10 ...

Tuesday, March 31

Theater Pub: Six 10 Minute Plays | SF
Theater Pub: Six 10 Minute Plays | SF

Theater Pub takes over the PianoFight Theater this March 2015 with On the Spot, a night of 10 minute plays written in 24 hours. Six playwrights are selected on March 5th, and put “on the spot” the morning of March 13th to write a 10 ...

Wednesday, April 1

SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF
SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF

The Bay Area’s premier vertical dance company Bandaloop, will present open rehearsals of a new multi-media project titled #SFPublicCanvas, in collaboration with Illuminate the Arts and Jonathan Rowe of Madrone Studios. An open source digital media canvas will be integrated with vertical dance on the ...

Win Tix: Red Hots Burlesque | Oasis
Wednesday, April 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Oasis

It’s saucy dancing with a sense of humor with some of the bawdiest burlesque babes in the Bay.
Come get ready to laugh, ogle, hoot and hollar as every week there’s a new and diverse lineup of hot bods, pasties and outrageous costumers. You will never …

Thursday, April 2

SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF
SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF

The Bay Area’s premier vertical dance company Bandaloop, will present open rehearsals of a new multi-media project titled #SFPublicCanvas, in collaboration with Illuminate the Arts and Jonathan Rowe of Madrone Studios. An open source digital media canvas will be integrated with vertical dance on the ...

Friday, April 3

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, April 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Broadway/Telegraph
Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk

Oakland Art Murmur is a group of nearly 30 galleries in Oakland that have coordinated openings on the first Friday of every month. Every first Friday of the month, member galleries are open to the public from 6-9 pm. Additionally Telegraph above Grand and below 27th is closed ...

SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF
SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF

The Bay Area’s premier vertical dance company Bandaloop, will present open rehearsals of a new multi-media project titled #SFPublicCanvas, in collaboration with Illuminate the Arts and Jonathan Rowe of Madrone Studios. An open source digital media canvas will be integrated with vertical dance on the ...

Free Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland
Friday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
| The Omni Commons
Free Theater: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet | Oakland

See a free production of Romeo & Juliet, a tale of love’s triumph over violence and fear – Shakespeare distills this down to its archetypal essence. Kind of a big deal, right? It’s happening at 8 pm on March 27 and 28, plus April 3, ...

Saturday, April 4

Free Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland
Saturday, April 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
| The Omni Commons
Free Theater: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet | Oakland

See a free production of Romeo & Juliet, a tale of love’s triumph over violence and fear – Shakespeare distills this down to its archetypal essence. Kind of a big deal, right? It’s happening at 8 pm on March 27 and 28, plus April 3, ...

SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF
SF Public Canvas: Aerial Dance Over Market Street | SF

The Bay Area’s premier vertical dance company Bandaloop, will present open rehearsals of a new multi-media project titled #SFPublicCanvas, in collaboration with Illuminate the Arts and Jonathan Rowe of Madrone Studios. An open source digital media canvas will be integrated with vertical dance on the ...

Sunday, April 5

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...

Tuesday, April 7

The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa
The News: Fresh Queer Performance Series | SoMa

On the first Tuesday of each month The News, presented by SOMArts Cultural Center, features new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress by pre-selected solo artists, ...

Wednesday, April 8

Dream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin
Wednesday, April 8 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Aunt Charlie's Lounge
Dream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin

The Dream Queens Revue is San Francisco’s fabulicious drag show taking over Aunt Charlie’s Lounge every second and fourth Wednesday from 9:30-11:30 pm. Free, but come early for the best seats. “This unforgettable cabaret show is a must — sequined spectacle that’s not to be missed.” – ...

Friday, April 10

Free Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland
Friday, April 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
| The Omni Commons
Free Theater: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet | Oakland

See a free production of Romeo & Juliet, a tale of love’s triumph over violence and fear – Shakespeare distills this down to its archetypal essence. Kind of a big deal, right? It’s happening at 8 pm on March 27 and 28, plus April 3, ...

“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF
Friday, April 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Fireside Lounge

Tired of seeing girls sing sad love songs and acoustic covers of top 40 hits? She Rocks features the most badass female dominant bands the Bay Area has to offer.  See women who rock the stage harder than any stickly strungout dudes in the biz, every ...

Saturday, April 11

Free Theater: Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet | Oakland
Saturday, April 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations go to pay actors and benefit the Omni Commons.
| The Omni Commons
Free Theater: Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet | Oakland

See a free production of Romeo & Juliet, a tale of love’s triumph over violence and fear – Shakespeare distills this down to its archetypal essence. Kind of a big deal, right? It’s happening at 8 pm on March 27 and 28, plus April 3, ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, April 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 ...