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Thursday, April 27

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27
Thursday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 27

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

Los Gigantes Fiesta: Exclusive “Beat LA IPA” Anchor Pints & Live DJ | The Yard
Thursday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission.
| Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard
Los Gigantes Fiesta: Exclusive
Join Anchor Brewing for a San Francisco Los Gigantes Fiesta by the bay. Come down to the Anchor Beer Garden at The Yard for fresh brews and tasty grub as the Giants take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Enjoy $5 pints of their new, limited-edition collaboration ...

Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Alite Outpost
Speak Cheesy: Free Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Beer Happy Hour | SF
Start your weekend off right with a grilled cheese and a beer at the best outdoor gear shop around. The Alite Outpost is hosting its first Speak Cheesy Happy Hour which will include free grilled cheese sandwich’s and cold beers for you and your friends. They’ll ...
2017 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
Thursday, April 27 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
2017 Poems Under The Dome | SF City Hall
The 12th Annual Poems Under the Dome invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month at San Francisco’s largest open mic poetry event inside City Hall from 5:30-8 pm on Thursday, April 27, 2017. 2017 Poems Under The Dome Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm San Francisco ...
Exploratorium After Dark: “Mirrors” with Ron Hipschman | Pier 15
Exploratorium After Dark:
Join Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman for colorful explorations of the physical world. Why do you see yourself in reverse when you look at yourself in a mirror? Why are you not upside down? Exploratorium scientist Ron Hipschman reveals the physics behind different types of mirrors and ...
2017 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Art Market San Francisco Preview: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant ...

Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Capitol 6 Drive-In (San Jose)
Free Drive-In Movie Night | San Jose

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay
Thursday, April 27 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Arrive early; the drive-in fills up quickly on free nights
| Solano 2 Drive In
Free Drive-In Movie Night | East Bay

The West Wind Drive-in movie theaters in Concord and San Jose host a Free Drive-in Movie Night twice a year including a festival with night of events, live music and best of all – free movies. All movies are double features. Admission is free. Gates open at 6 ...

“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to the Palace of Fine Arts’ Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the ...

“Pizza Party” Cheesy Art Spring Group Show | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 1AM Gallery
First Amendment Gallery is pleased to present a spring group show, in homage to the holy trinity of cheese, bread, and tomatoes. Join them for a Pizza Party on Thursday, April 27, 2017, from 7-10PM. This playful and celebratory group exhibition features work from artists both new ...
USF Dance Generators: Rites of Passage | SF
Thursday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | USF Studio Theater on Lone Mountain
USF Dance Generators: Rites of Passage | SF
Dance Generators are a group of USF students, adults and elders from throughout the Bay Area, ages 18 to 84. Together they create thought-provoking works of dance/theater and stretch audiences’ definitions of dance. Directed by Natalie Greene and Krista DeNio, this concert uses dance, theater, improvisation and ...
Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
Listen for A Change: Social Justice Storytelling | SF
In 2015, a community gathered over a novel idea. Throw a fancy “fundraiser” to raise awareness instead of money. They listened to powerful stories and promised to advocate for these issues by standing up to hate, ignorance, and misinformation. Join them as they listen to three ...
Win Tix: Femprovisor Fest 2017 (The Bitchin’-est Improv Fest) | EXIT Theater
Thursday, April 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | EXIT Theatre
For a female fest of fiercely funny folks look no further than Femprovisor Fest 2017. During this comedy extravaganza you’ll get to enjoy the top talent in female identifying improvising groups, acts, and soloists from all across the land. > Get Tickets – $15.00 If you’re a woman, ...

Friday, April 28

Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 28
Friday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week 2017: Free Events | April 28

The 19th annual Bay Area National Dance Week runs Friday, April 21 – Sunday, April 30, 2017. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, classical Indian, jazz, hip ...

2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason
Friday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required for free tickets
| Fort Mason Center
2017 Art Market San Francisco: Free Passes | Fort Mason

Art Market San Francisco will return to the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion this spring to celebrate its sixth edition. Following record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships, and attendance of over 25,000 visitors last year, the 2017 edition of Art Market San Francisco is pleased to present a significant ...

“Off the Grid” Friday Night Food Truck Party | Fort Mason
Friday, April 28 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to attend, but bring some cash for food purchases.
| Fort Mason Center

Nearly 30 food vendors in a huge circle with a full bar and bands in the middle? Now that’s a party; it’s also California’s largest weekly street food market.  Off the Grid is a weekly outdoor food truck bonanza staged every Friday from 5-10 pm at the historic waterfront campus of ...

Bay Area Dance Week: Capoeria & Brazilian Dances | SF
Friday, April 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Project Commotion
Bay Area Dance Week: Capoeria & Brazilian Dances | SF
Capoeira is an African-Brazilian ritualized way of combat, it’s a self-defense disguised as a dance. This class, led by Mestre Urubu Malandro of Capoeira Ijexá, will explore movements of capoeira along with other traditional Afro-Brazilian dances of maculelê and dança guerreira. Please arrive 5 minutes early ...
“The Macallan” Single Malt Scotch Whisky Tasting & Class | SF
Friday, April 28 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required. 21+ Only.
| Innovation Hangar at Palace of Fine Arts

One night could turn you into a scotch aficionado. Come to the Palace of Fine Arts’ Innovation Hangar with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the ...

2017 stARTup Art Fair: VIP Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol
2017 stARTup Art Fair: VIP Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol

San Francisco’s stARTup Art Fair is one of the most unique art shows you’re likely to ever encounter. The entire hotel is shut down for three days, and instead of the hotel’s 47 rooms occupied by tourists, all the rooms are taken over by 50+ hand-picked artists and ...

Win Tix: stART Up Art Fair 2017: Opening Night Party | Hotel Del Sol
Friday, April 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Hotel Del Sol
This isn’t your typical art fair. The StART Up Art Fair takes place in a 1950s motel converted into an art gallery where 50+ artists take over all the hotel rooms and turn them into pop-up art galleries – plus there’s a lot of interesting ...
“Mavra” & “Dido & Aeneas” Fully-Staged Opera | SF
Friday, April 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall (SFCM)
Students from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Voice and Historical Performance Departments present a double-billed, fully-staged production of Stravinsky’s rarely-performed opera, “Mavra,” and Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas.”
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | SF
Friday, April 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “The Lighter Side” | SF
Your favorite chamber orchestra ends the season on the lighter side, with music designed to tickle your classical funny bone. Peter Schickele and his hilarious alter ego P.D.Q. Bach will be well represented—namely by P.D.Q.’s brilliant reworking of the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony as ...
Comedians with Criminal Records | Great Star Theater
Friday, April 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $9.40*
*Get 54% off with code HELLAFUNCHEAP - Tickets normally $20
| Great Star Theater
Comedians with Criminal Records | Great Star Theater

Comedians with Criminal Records is a unique comedy showcase of established comedians who’ve had trouble with the law in the past. This may be the only show in America where if you don’t laugh, you might get stabbed. And it’s all hosted by two criminals ...

2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series: “National Bird” | Hayes Valley
Friday, April 28 – 7:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Proxy SF
2017 Proxy Spring Outdoor Film Series:

Spring has sprung; time to get out, get together and be heard. The spring series of free outdoor film screenings returns to the Proxy Walk-in Theater starting on March 31. Truth, post-truth, politics and social upheaval—this year’s series explores the present moment through humor, pointed ...

Win Tix: “The Encounter” VIP Tix: Premier Orchestra Seats & Drink Tickets | Curran
Friday, April 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Curran
Complicite’s The Encounter is “one of the most immersive theater pieces ever created.” (New York Times) Simon McBurney’s solo performance traces a journey into the depths of the Amazon rainforest, using 3D audio technology to build an intimate and shifting world of sound. Each seat comes ...
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night “Big Hero 6” | Pier 39
Friday, April 28 – 8:15 pm | Cost: FREE | Pier 39
Last Fridays Outdoor Movie Night

Grab your blankets and head to Pier 39 for their Outdoor Movie Night, held the last Friday of every month through September. Before the show, get a bite to eat at one of Pier 39’s restaurants, or take advantage of special giveaways and movie night ...

Fort Nights “Magic”: Free Film & Light Art Festival | Week 2
Friday, April 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture
Fort Nights

Spanning four weeks, Fort Nights: Magic features films and performances through the different lenses of light, water, sky, the heart, and the unseen — all of which have a great influence on the art of magic. What’s going to happen: April 21, Gallery 308 The ...

Win Tix: South Bay Alt-Rockers “Picture Atlantic” | Bottom Of The Hill
Friday, April 28 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
The ever-evolving alternative rock band from Santa Clara, CA, Picture Atlantic, recently released their third album ASSOUF. With this new music, all band members are “more musically cohesive than ever before,” now playing to each others’ strengths as much as their own. > Get Tickets – ...
SuperbFest: “Rogue One” Free Outdoor Movie Screening | UC Berkeley
Friday, April 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with CAL ID
| Memorial Glade (UC Berkeley)
SuperbFest:
Are you sick and tired of Darth Vader’s obnoxious, heavy breathing? Join a group of Rebels in the latest attempt to take down the Death Star in the first of many “standalone” films. Get in on the action alongside Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) and Cassian ...
Win Tix: SF Neo-Futurists: “The Infinite Wrench” | SAFEhouse Arts
Friday, April 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | SAFEhouseARTS
The SF Neo-Futurists want to change the way you see theater. They don’t want you to be passive onlookers, an occasional chuckle begrudgingly escaping from your throat every couple of minutes. They want to break that fourth wall, tear down your preconceived notions of what ...