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Tuesday, June 6

Evening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF
Tuesday, June 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
Evening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF

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, ...

Sunday, June 18

2017 Kalayaan: Philippine Independence Day Festival | Union Square
Sunday, June 18 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
2017 Kalayaan: Philippine Independence Day Festival | Union Square
Drawing thousands of revelers each year, KalayaanSF 2017 will once again hold its main event in the heart of downtown San Francisco, in historic Union Square, against the backdrop of San Francisco’s iconic cable cars and well-known landmarks. Kalayaan commemorates the 118th anniversary of the Declaration of Philippine ...

Thursday, June 22

Jenny Lind Concert: A Thrilling Peek at the Future of Opera | SF
Thursday, June 22 – 12:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade)
Jenny Lind Concert: A Thrilling Peek at the Future of Opera | SF
The annual Jenny Lind Concert is a beloved and long-running Yerba Buena Gardens Festival tradition that showcases the most extraordinary young sopranos from Sweden. This year’s program introduces Ylva Stenberg, who has spent the last six years training in Hanover, first at the College for ...

Saturday, June 24

Free Redwood Symphony Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Saturday, June 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Redwood Symphony Concert in the Park | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2017. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

Sunday, June 25

2017 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center
Sunday, June 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but a $5-10 donation is requested.
| Civic Center Plaza
2017 San Francisco Pride Festival: Sunday | Civic Center

The whole city comes alive in a rainbow burst of excitement at the 2017 San Francisco Pride Celebration. 47th Annual San Francisco Pride Celebration – Saturday, June 24, 2017 | Noon to 6 pm – Sunday, June 25, 2017 | 11 am to 6 pm – ...

Friday, June 30

Free Opera at the Ballpark 2017: Don Giovanni | AT&T Park
Friday, June 30 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free tickets, but advanced registration is required
| AT&T Park
Free Opera at the Ballpark 2017: Don Giovanni | AT&T Park
Going to see Don Giovanni at the War Memorial Opera House costs, oh, upwards of $200 for good seats. But, thanks to the Opera at the Ballpark program, you can watch a live simulcast of the very same opera on the giant HD screens in ...

Sunday, July 2

“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. ...

Sunday, July 9

Free Opera San José Concert in the Park | Redwood City
Sunday, July 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Opera San José Concert in the Park | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2017. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...

Friday, July 14

Rotunda Dance Series: Monaco Boys Choir | SF City Hall
Friday, July 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Monaco Boys Choir | SF City Hall
The award-winning troupe was founded in 1974 by H.S.H. Prince Rainier III to showcase the Principality’s historic association with culture and the performing arts. It is a part of the Monaco Cathedral Choir, founded in 1904, and is composed of 25 boys from ages 9 ...

Sunday, July 16

2017 “BBoy Connection” Break Dancing & Roller Skate Dancing | SF
Sunday, July 16 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Mercado Brasil
2017
The BBoy Connection Jam is back with free dance classes, lock and pop showcases, DJs, graffiti art, dance and cypher battles and more during Sunday Streets 2017 Kick-Off in the Mission District. The BBoy Connection Jam Sunday, July 16, 2017 | 11 am to 4 pm Mercado Brasil, 1252 ...

Sunday, September 10

Free Bay Shore Lyric Opera | Redwood City
Sunday, September 10 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Courthouse Square
Free Bay Shore Lyric Opera | Redwood City

For the classical music lover, or anyone who appreciates great musical talent, Redwood City continues its free Classical Music Series performed outdoors on beautiful Courthouse Square from June through September 2017. The series features groups such as the Redwood Symphony, Opera San José, and Bay ...