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Friday, October 31

Win Tix: Singin’ & Pingin’: Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | SF
Friday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Verdi Club
Singin' & Pingin': Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | SF

The San Francisco sensation returns to the Verdi Club on Halloween night 2014. On the big main stage is DJ Purple’s dance karaoke with you on the mic.
On the dance floor, along with dancing, there’ll be two ping pong tables servicing all your Berlin-style ping pong …

Lindy Hop Lessons, Dancing & Halloween Costume Contest | Berkeley
Friday, October 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | UC Berkeley - Sproul Plaza
Lindy Hop Lessons, Dancing & Halloween Costume Contest | Berkeley

Calling all dancing ghosts, ghouls, spirits, specters, witches, warlocks, and fiendish folks of all sorts – Hallow’s Eve draws near, and so too does this month’s Lindy at Night.
As per usual, free dancing lessons will be from 8-9 pm, followed by social dancing until midnight. …

Win Tix: Hubba Hubba Halloween Burlesque Bash | Oakland
Friday, October 31 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $12 / $15
| The Uptown Nightclub
Hubba Hubba Halloween Burlesque Bash | Oakland

Hubba Hubba Revue hosts the haunted burlesque with rock & roll ghouls at the East Bay’s sexist, rockin’est Halloween event with cash-prize costume contest.

Saturday, November 1

2014 Día de Los Muertos Celebration & Free Admission Day | San Jose Museum of Art
Saturday, November 1 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but reservations are recommended.
| San Jose Museum of Art
2014 Día de Los Muertos Celebration & Free Admission Day | San Jose Museum of Art

Celebrate El Día de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with a full day of live entertainment, cultural demonstrations, hands-on family fun, and free admission to the San Jose Museum of Art.
Decorate calaveras de azucar (sugar skulls) and make other traditional and not-so-traditional crafts inspired …

2014 Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Performances | San Rafael
Saturday, November 1 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Albert J. Boro Community Center
2014 Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Performances | San Rafael

Celebrate life at the 26th Annual San Rafael Dia de los Muertos celebration featuring music, dancers, traditional food, as well as arts and crafts activities, altars and more.
2014 San Rafael Dia de los Muertos
Saturday, November 1, 2014 | 4-9 pm
Albert J. Boro Community Center, 50 Canal …

Dia de los Muertos Celebration: Procession & Aztec Dancing | North Bay
Dia de los Muertos Celebration: Procession & Aztec Dancing | North Bay

Celebrate those who have gone before us with El Dia de los Muertos at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
El Dia de los Muertos is not a sad time but a time of remembering and rejoicing. A communal altar will …

Win Tix: Waffles & Opera: Don Giovanni | SF
Saturday, November 1 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Creativity Theater
Waffles & Opera: Don Giovanni | SF

Opera and Waffles is a uniquely San Francisco good time you won’t want to miss.
This is Mozart’s most gripping opera: the tale of Don Juan and the lives he changed. Prepare to be taken on a sexy and fiery adventure packed with a great deal …

SF Olympian Festival Opening: Ancient Greek Plays & Free Food | SF
Saturday, November 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
SF Olympian Festival Opening: Ancient Greek Plays & Free Food | SF

Party with a pantheon of Greek Gods at the San Francisco Olympian Festival’s opening party at the EXIT Theatre featuring free food, a pay-for-it-yourself bar, and a sneak peak at new work from San Francisco’s playwrights. It all happens on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
The sneak peak …

Sex, Drags & Rock n’ Roll: “Drag of the Dead” | Castro
Saturday, November 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Midnight Sun
Sex, Drags & Rock n' Roll:

Zombies, Day of the Dead revelers, Drag Queens who are dead inside – they all have two things in common… they’re all dead and they’ll be on stage on Saturday November 1, 2014 at the Midnight Sun.
Come out, get a polaroid with your hostess Mutha …

2014 Halloween Dance Party: Devil Go-Go Dancers & Free Fangs | El Rio
Saturday, November 1 – 10:00 pm | Cost: $6*
*$6 with costume, $10 without.
| El Rio
2014 Halloween Dance Party: Devil Go-Go Dancers & Free Fangs | El Rio

Break out your horns for a satanically sexy Halloween party happening at El Rio in the Mission — the 4th annual The Devil Made Me Do It on Saturday, October 31, 2014.
$6 with costume, $10 without.

There will be two costume contests with cash prizes: Best Devil and …

Sunday, November 2

Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF
Sunday, November 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Circus Center
Free Juggling Club at Circus Center | SF

Experienced juggler or a newbie looking to learn? Come hang out at Juggling Club and collaborate in a fun, low-pressure environment with an experienced Circus Center instructor. All levels are welcome in this free club. Free, but an RSVP is required. Bring your friends and play with ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, November 2 – 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, November 4

Comedy & Karaoke Night | SF
Tuesday, November 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silver Clouds Karaoke Lounge
Comedy & Karaoke Night | SF

Some of the Bay Area’s talented comedians perform for you every first Tuesday of the month at the Silver Clouds Restaurant, hosted by Anthony Sandoval (Rooster T. Feathers, The S.H.I.T.S and Giggles Comedy Festival 2012, & Creepy KOFY Movie Time). The show runs from 8-9:30 pm, but the ...

Friday, November 7

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

Oakland Art Murmur | First Fridays Art Walk
Friday, November 7 – 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 ...

Saturday, November 8

“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show | Oakland
Saturday, November 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is first come, first served; they often fill up and have to turn away people.
| Secret Location (Oakland)

What is “Oakland Nights…Live“? Why it is Oakland’s very own low-budget monthly late night talk show. It’s half Johnny Carson, half Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, and all Oakland. They’ve had marine biologists, talks with Oakland public school teachers, Star Trek: TNG re-rnactments, call-in relationship advice, live interviews with astrophysicist ...

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, November 8 – 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 ...

Sunday, November 9

Win Tix: Britney Spears Dance Classes “Work Bitch” | SF
Sunday, November 9 – 10:00 am | Cost: WIN | LEVYstudio
Britney Spears Dance Classes

You want a hot body? You want a Bugatti? You want a Maserati? You better Work Bitch.
And that’s just what you’re going to do in this fierce, fun and fiesty Britney Spears music video re-creation dance class. You’ll use the exact steps from the music …

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, November 9 – 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 ...

Wednesday, November 12

Dream Queens Revue Drag Show | Tenderloin
Wednesday, November 12 – 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, November 14

Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young | Golden Gate Park

Friday Nights at the de Young is a free weekly after-hours art “happening” in the museum’s public spaces. The event has a new theme every week, but typically includes an eclectic mix of live music, dance performances, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures, artist demos, hands-on art activities, ...

Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Friday, November 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar

Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every second Friday of the month at 8 pm. Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free monthly burlesque and variety show. Come early to purchase your beverage and toast to ...

Sunday, November 16

Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF
Sunday, November 16 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco
Opera on Tap: Non-stuffy Opera Sung Live in a Bar | SF

Opera on Tap is a non-profit organization whose mission is to break down the stereo-type that opera is a stuffy or an elitist art form, by bringing it to bars. Local singers let their hair down and bring you into what feels like an after ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, November 16 – 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 ...

Thursday, November 20

Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa
Yerba Buena Gallery Crawl: Third Thursdays | SoMa

Yerba Buena Third Thursdays is a monthly outing of art, performance, music, and drinks in the Yerba Buena neighborhood in the heart of downtown San Francisco, between 2nd and 5th Street, and Market and Harrison Street. Free, but an RSVP is recommended to save time ...