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Friday, February 24

Fauxtest 2017: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Friday, February 24 – 5:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free; bring along a flashlight and your Fauxtest sign
| Dolores Park
Fauxtest 2017: Ironic Fake Protest Rally & March | Dolores Park
Join San Francisco’s fifth annual Fauxtest (pronounced foe-test), a fake protest, rally and march to demonstrate for/against Dada (fake or nonsense) news. Originally conceived as a fake protest in response to complacency and arm chair activism, Fauxtest has evolved into a response to the fake ...
Piano Sessions with Myra Melford | The Presidio
Friday, February 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Presidio Officers' Club
Piano Sessions with Myra Melford | The Presidio
For pianist, composer and Guggenheim fellow Myra Melford, the personal and the poetic have always been intimately connected. Raised outside Chicago in a house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, Melford grew up literally surrounded by art, seeing early on that aesthetic expression could both be ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Herbst Theatre
Friday, February 24 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Herbst Theatre
Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett. Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on ...
An Evening of Balinese Shadow Play: Free Performance | UC Berkeley
Friday, February 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Morrison Hall (UC Berkeley)
An Evening of Balinese Shadow Play: Free Performance | UC Berkeley
Wayang Bali, the Balinese Shadow Play, is one of the most revered traditional art forms in the world. Plots for Wayang Bali are drawn from the Mahabharata myth cycle, in which five brothers are pitted against one hundred jealous cousins in a struggle for power involving ...
World-Premiere Comedic Play “FLIM-FLAM” by John Fisher | Eureka Theatre
Friday, February 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, by entering the discount code FLIMCAST when you register online.
| Eureka Theatre
World-Premiere Comedic Play

Three actors are desperate for work. So they take their show on the road hoping to find employment in America’s heartland. There they discover an America redder than red and a society on the verge of implosion and despair. The tickets are free, by using the discount ...

$10 Tix: Kat Robichaud’s “Misfit Cabaret” Dark Fairytale Show | Great Star Theater
Friday, February 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
| Great Star Theater
$10 Tix: Kat Robichaud's

Come celebrate the darker sides of a world where fairies, goblins, and dragons roam free with sensual performances, outstanding musical talents, and opulence dripping from the walls and this live dark fairytale variety show. Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 24 to ...

50% Off: “Silence of the Lambs” The Unauthorized R-Rated Musical | Victoria Theater
50% Off:

A hilarious R-Rated ‘unauthorized’ parody of “The Silence of the Lambs” following the exploits of Clarice, Buffalo Bill and the brilliant, but insane, cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. – “As irreverent, filthy and funny as The Book of Mormon” – NY Post – “Deliriously tasty… subversively funny” ...

Saturday, February 25

2017 World Sword Swallower’s Day: Free Show | Ripley’s SF
Saturday, February 25 – 1:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free outdoor show. Admission to Ripley's is not included (and not required).
| Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditorium
2017 World Sword Swallower's Day: Free Show | Ripley's SF
Ripley’s Believe It or Not San Francisco Odditorium celebrates the 10th annual World Sword Swallower’s Day. This will be the tenth year that Ripley’s has hosted the event, which celebrates the 4,000 year old art and honors the few people in the world who risk their ...
2017 Mardi Gras Second Line March | North Beach
2017 Mardi Gras Second Line March | North Beach
Get out your handkerchiefs and join Tupelo and North Star for their 5th Annual Mardi Gras Second Line March on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The fun starts at The North Star where your ticket gets you drink specials (Hurricanes, Abita and more), Mardi Gras beads, and N’awlins grub. ...
African & African American Storytelling For All Ages | South SF
Saturday, February 25 – 3:30 pm | Cost: FREE | South San Francisco Main Library
African & African American Storytelling For All Ages | South SF
In celebration of National Black History Month, join them for a storytelling session unlike any other with music, movement and mythical tales. With a lifelong love of stories, literature and the performing arts, Kirk Waller has been sharing these art forms with children and adults  for ...
50% Off: “Silence of the Lambs” Unauthorized R-Rated Musical | Victoria Theater
50% Off:

A hilarious R-Rated ‘unauthorized’ parody of “The Silence of the Lambs” following the exploits of Clarice, Buffalo Bill and the brilliant, but insane, cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter. – “As irreverent, filthy and funny as The Book of Mormon” – NY Post – “Deliriously tasty… subversively funny” ...

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Palo Alto
Saturday, February 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | First Palo Alto United Methodist Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Palo Alto
Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett. Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on ...
$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret: Dark Fairytale Variety Show “Grimm” | Great Star Theater
Saturday, February 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
| Great Star Theater
$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret: Dark Fairytale Variety Show

Come celebrate the darker sides of a world where fairies, goblins, and dragons roam free with sensual performances, outstanding musical talents, and opulence dripping from the walls and this live dark fairytale variety show. Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 24 to ...

Win Tix: Mardi Gras “Hubba Hubba” Burlesque Revue | DNA Lounge
Saturday, February 25 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Uptown Oakland
Put down the knitting, the book & the broom, it’s time for a Mardi Gras celebration with Hubba Hubba Revue. Join these cabaret cuties as they return to Uptown Nightclub for a night of reckless abandon featuring Camille Leon, Muza de la Luz, Harlow The ...

Sunday, February 26

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Berkeley
Sunday, February 26 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | St. John’s Presbyterian Church
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Wordsmiths” | Berkeley
Dedicated to the lyrical muse, this program features two outstanding singers well-known to SFCO audiences: mezzo-soprano Lara Nie and tenor Brian Thorsett. Canteloube’s lush settings of folk songs from France’s Auvergne region are paired with a newly commissioned work by Berkeley composer Peter Josheff, based on ...
Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater
Sunday, February 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $11*
*$11 general admission; $8 children and seniors
| Balboa Theatre
Oscar Party 2017: Academy Awards Live | Balboa Theater
Once again, the Balboa Theatre celebrates the Academy Awards with a live broadcast on the big screen. Dress up or down as your favorite nominated movie title (literal translation and bad puns allowed), or as a movie star to add to the celebrities on their runway. There ...
Ubuntu Theater Project: “Death of a Salesman” by Arthur Miller | Oakland
Sunday, February 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door
| Brooklyn Preserve
Ubuntu Theater Project:

How does a person come to terms with their country changing before their eyes? Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is an iconic look at the crisis of American identity. Re-imagined by Ubuntu Artistic Director Michael Moran as the fever dream of a dying salesman, Miller’s ...

Monday, February 27

“Our Mother’s Meal” Play Reading | Stanford
Monday, February 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Roble Theatre
What’s an Iranian mom in East Texas to do? Throughout one long day, while she indefatigably cooks and cooks, her three children traipse back to the family home with their very American attitudes, expectations and conflicts—all foreign to her cultural sensibilities. As the day progresses, ...
Closing Theater Performance: “Waiting for Godot” | Oakland
Monday, February 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*Pay-what-you-can tickets at the door
| Brooklyn Preserve
Closing Theater Performance:

Entering the aftermath of the horrific World War II, only to be faced with a potentially apocalyptic Cold War in full force, Samuel Beckett captured the pervasive existential crisis felt across the globe in the allegory of two bedraggled companions forever waiting for a stranger ...

Tuesday, February 28

2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Balançoire
2017 Mardi Gras: SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party | Mission Dist.
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration in the Mission from 6-9 pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. SF Carnaval Season Kick-Off Party Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Balançoire | 2565 Mission St., San Francisco FREE There ...
Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission
Tuesday, February 28 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Mission District
Carnaval San Francisco 2017 Season Kick-Off: Fat Tuesday | The Mission
Come meet your neighbors and make new friends at the Annual Carnaval San Francisco Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Celebration at four venues in the Mission District. There will be live samba drummers and dancers winding their way through the party, salsa, soca, cumbia, rumba so don’t ...

Wednesday, March 1

Sacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF
Wednesday, March 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Women's Building
Sacred Harp Singing: Acappella Singing For Everyone | SF

Join Bay Area Sacred Harp to sing “The Sacred Harp,” an American tunebook with strong roots in the early music of New England and the southern United States. Singing is participatory, acappella, 4-part harmony. Everyone is welcome with no performances or rehearsals, commitment, experience, or ability ...

Thursday, March 2

Historical Performance: Faculty Concert | SF
Thursday, March 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Historical Performance: Faculty Concert | SF
Come and  listen as the faculty of music takes on the baroque violin, baroque cello and harpsichord for an evening performance. Free but an RSVP is required.
Opening Night: World-Premiere Comedic Play “FLIM-FLAM” by John Fisher | Eureka Theatre
Thursday, March 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, by entering the discount code FLIMCAST when you register online.
| Eureka Theatre
Opening Night: World-Premiere Comedic Play

Three actors are desperate for work. So they take their show on the road hoping to find employment in America’s heartland. There they discover an America redder than red and a society on the verge of implosion and despair. The tickets are free, by using the discount ...

Friday, March 3

Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are greatly appreciated.
| Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Asian Cultural Center First Fridays: Art, Performance & Games | Oakland

Come out for a night of fun and creativity as the Oakland Asian Cultural Center hosts First Fridays, an evening of art, performance, workshops and games every first Friday of the month. The OACC builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs ...

First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland
Friday, March 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations for the artists are awesome.
| Stork Club
First Friday Follies Burlesque | Oakland

As Oakland Art Murmur winds down on your Friday night, find your way to the Stork Club on 23rd and Telegraph around 9 pm for the perfectly strange after-party, The First Friday Follies burlesque show, a monthly free event featuring dancing girls, sometimes a creepy little ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, March 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 ...

South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose
Friday, March 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
South First Fridays Art Walk & Special Performances | San Jose

The South First Fridays art walk in downtown San Jose is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring eclectic art exhibitions and special performances. All art venues are free & open to the public. This event occurs every first Friday of ...

Saturday, March 4

$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret’s Dark Fairytale “Grimm” | Great Star Theater
Saturday, March 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Use code GRIMMFUNCHEAP for $10 tickets. Otherwise it's $20.
| Great Star Theater
$10 Tix: Misfit Cabaret's Dark Fairytale

Come celebrate the darker sides of a world where fairies, goblins, and dragons roam free with sensual performances, outstanding musical talents, and opulence dripping from the walls and this live dark fairytale variety show. Kat Robichaud’s Misfit Cabaret: GRIMM Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 24 to ...

Sunday, March 5

“Bad Asians” Candid Storytelling Night | SF

Bad Asians will be featuring local raconteurs, performers, and comedians who will be telling a story based on a theme of the month. Featured will be Asians/Asian Americans with differing backgrounds and upbringings, but somehow share some very specific commonalities due to their cultural lineage. ...