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Tuesday, September 16

Win Tix: Yanni Live | Oracle Arena
Tuesday, September 16 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $61.85
| Oracle Arena
Yanni Live | Oracle Arena

A true global ambassador for peace, good will, and understanding, Yanni is one of the most recognizable composer performers of our time.
He is, without a doubt, a musical phenomenon—a rare artist whose music defies borders and boundaries and has sold over 20 million albums.  His …

Wednesday, September 17

Win Tix: OKCupid Founder Talk: Dating, Data & Human Nature | Oakland
Wednesday, September 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $25
| Impact Hub Oakland
OKCupid Founder Talk: Dating, Data & Human Nature | Oakland

Christian Rudder, co-founder of OkCupid and author of Dataclysm will be in conversation with Sam Yagan, co-founder of OkCupid and CEO of Match.com.
Our personal data has been used to spy on us, hire and fire us, and sell us stuff we don’t need. OkCupid co-founder, …

Win Tix: Sunshine-y Reggae: Elan Atias (Lead Singer of “The Wailers”) | Bottom of the Hill
Wednesday, September 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Tickets are $12
| Bottom of the Hill
Sunshine-y Reggae: Elan Atias (Lead Singer of

Sunshiney reggae star who has sung with Snoop Lion, Gwen Stefani and was the lead singer of Bob Marley’s “The Wailers.” Yes, those Wailers.

Thursday, September 18

Win: Chomp: Carnivorous Plant Paradise | Conservatory of Flowers
Chomp: Carnivorous Plant Paradise | Conservatory of Flowers

Fall prey to some of the plant kingdom’s most alluring and murderous creations this spring as the carnivores return to the Conservatory of Flowers in a new exhibit, Chomp: They Came from the Swamp.
The Special Exhibits Gallery will be transformed into a swampy paradise for …

Win: VIP Tickets: Final Weeks “Modernism from the National Gallery” | de Young
VIP Tickets: Final Weeks

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection brings paintings by the great masters of the post-war world to San Francisco.
The de Young will feature nearly 50 works by Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, and Frank Stella, …

Win Tix: 2014 “Ball In Blue” VIP: Cocktails, Dancing & Progressive Politics | SF
Thursday, September 18 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of VIP tickets. Regular cost: $150.
| The Parlor
2014

The San Francisco Young Democrats are excited to invite you to their fundraiser, the 8th Annual Ball in Blue on September 18th. Celebrate the club’s successes and share exciting plans for the future with cocktails, dancing, and networking with elected officials and fellow young professionals.
Joaquin …

Win Tix: Brand New Club: Doc’s Lab Comedy Showcase | North Beach
Thursday, September 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $8 advance and $10 day of.
| Doc's Lab
Brand New Club: Doc's Lab Comedy Showcase | North Beach

Come out to your new favorite spot in North Beach – Doc’s Lab, a beautiful new cellar club for comedy and live music located at 124 Columbus Avenue.
Learn From Me is a weekly Thursday comedy showcase and on 9/18 they’re featuring comedians seen on Comedy Central, Conan, Late …

Friday, September 19

Win Tix: Rockin’ the Sonata: Classical Music Is Fun Again | SF
Friday, September 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Marines' Memorial Theatre
Rockin' the Sonata: Classical Music Is Fun Again | SF

An antidote to the staid world of classical music, The Saint Michael Trio earn glowing praise for making their trademark ‘informances’ interesting, accessible, and oftentimes funny.
This concert examines the sonata from the formalism of 18th century Franz Joesph Hayden to the whimsy and 21st century energy …

Win Tix: Jon Batiste: Soulful Voice & Virtuosic Piano Chops | SF
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20.
| Great American Music Hall
Jon Batiste: Soulful Voice & Virtuosic Piano Chops | SF

With his soulful voice, virtuosic piano chops and dapper sense of style, Jon Batiste, 27, transcends music genres with his modern take on American music. Jon has absorbed a musical language that disregards genre distinctions – reviving the roots of jazz, blues and other American …

Win Tix: Singin’ & Pingin’: Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | Oakland
Friday, September 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Uptown Oakland
Singin' & Pingin': Berlin Style Ping Pong & Karaoke | Oakland

The San Francisco sensation returns to Oakland for the second time. On the big main stage is DJ Purple in his signature golden jumpsuit, blowing on his signature saxophone, alongside you — on the mic. On the dance floor, along with dancing, there’ll be two …

Win Tix: The Fab Faux: Impeccable Beatles Covers | Yoshi’s SF
Friday, September 19 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $45
| Yoshi's Jazz Club (SF)
The Fab Faux: Impeccable Beatles Covers | Yoshi's SF

With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles’ repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect, and are known for their painstaking recreations of the songs (with emphasis on the later works never performed live by the Beatles)
Win a pair …

Saturday, September 20

Win Tix: 58th Annual Arts Festival in a Redwood Grove | Mill Valley
58th Annual Arts Festival in a Redwood Grove | Mill Valley

Celebrate the magic of fall and discover unique works of art in the redwood grove of Old Mill Park during the 58th annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival on September 20-21, 2014.
The juried works include prints, jewelry, paintings, woodwork, photography and sculpture from over 140 fine artists …

Win Tix: “Late Summer Reds” Wine Celebration | Treasure Island

To kick off the beautiful late summer weather here in SF, please join us for the Late Summer Reds Celebration on Treasure Island with five participating wineries on Treasure Island will be pouring a flight of 2-3 featured red wines.
This event coincides with the neighboring San …

Win Tix: “The Toga Throwdown” Scavenger Hunt | Marina
Saturday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular price: $10 - $15 dollars in advance. $20 at the door.
| Secret Location (SF)

Saturday Night Action Club meeting #3 brings you a 21+ scandalous photo based competitive bar crawl around the Marina.
Meet at at 7 pm, have a drink and meet your team of 4-5 other fabulous folks. You’ll receive a packet and have 1-2 hours to tear …

Win Tix: Sweet Finale: Unlimited Desserts & Wine Tasting | Mission Dist.
Saturday, September 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Coffee Bar
Sweet Finale: Unlimited Desserts & Wine Tasting | Mission Dist.

Sweet Finale SF lets you loose on all the fabulous desserts you can manage and unlimited wine from some great local vineyards under one roof.
Win a pair of tickets from FuncheapSF and enjoy a sensational night of mouth watering delectables and unlimited drinks in the …

Win Tix: New Wave Dance Party: Erasure Night | SoMa
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. $7 before 10pm / $12 after
| The Cat Club
New Wave Dance Party: Erasure Night | SoMa

Every third Saturday, join New Wave City at The Cat Club to dance to the best of New Wave music, videos, lights, and go-go cages with your hosts and DJs since 1992, Skip and Shindog. Expect a cool crowd of knowledgeable New Wave music fans from ...

Win Tix: Soul, Jazz & Spoken Word: Meshell Ndegeocello | SF
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $26
| Great American Music Hall
Soul, Jazz & Spoken Word: Meshell Ndegeocello | SF

Mercurial and masterful, Meshell Ndegeocello has survived the best and worst of what a career in music has to offer. She has eschewed genre for originality, celebrity for longevity, and musicals trends for musical truths. 
Fans have come to expect the unexpected from Meshell, and faithfully …

Win Tix: Public Works Anniversary w/ DJ Danny Tenaglia 5-Hour Set | SoMa
Saturday, September 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $20-30
| Public Works
Public Works Anniversary w/ DJ Danny Tenaglia 5-Hour Set | SoMa

In four years, Public Works was built from the ground up – relentlessly bringing the best talent in house, techno, bass, disco and more. On Sept. 20, they’re celebrating 1,460 days of existence with an all night party a legend: Danny Tenaglia.
Having cut his teeth …

Sunday, September 21

Win Tix: 2014 San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings & Sideshow
2014 San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival | Unlimited Tastings & Sideshow

Come one, come all to the new San Francisco Craft Spirits Carnival at the Fort Mason Center on September 20-21, 2014. Try & Buy over 100 spirits brands of all tastes, shapes and sizes: Mezcal, Absinthe, Whiskey, Bourbon, Vodka, Tequila, Grappa … too many to list, …

Monday, September 22

Win Tix: Swedish Singer-Songwriter Alice Boman | SF
Monday, September 22 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $10-12
| Rickshaw Stop
Swedish Singer-Songwriter Alice Boman | SF

“Sometimes the lightest punches carry the most force. Take Alice Boman. The Swedish songwriter’s voice rarely rises beyond a whisper, and her lyrics are simple, emotionally direct. But the results are devastating.” –Clash
Ghost Town Jenny and Kelly McFarling open the show.
Photos by Rachel Lipsitz via London In Stereo.

Friday, September 26

Win Tix: Pro Bull Riding: The Original Extreme Sport | Oracle Arena
Friday, September 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets.
| Oracle Arena
Pro Bull Riding: The Original Extreme Sport | Oracle Arena

This is not a rodeo. They don’t rope calves, and they don’t chase barrels. This is bull riding, and the first rule is just to stay alive.
Professional Bull Riding is a fierce, rough, and grueling sport with roots deeply embedded in American culture. It’s America’s …

Monday, October 6

Win Tix: Flour + Water Chef Talks w/ “Mythbuster” Adam Savage | SF
Monday, October 6 – 6:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost, $30.00
| The Commonwealth Club (SF)
Flour + Water Chef Talks w/

Thomas McNaughton, Chef, Partner and author of flour + water, central kitchen and salumeria, will be in conversation with Adam Savage, host of “Mythbusters.”
In just five short years, flour + water has gained a cult-like local following and an award-driven national reputation, and McNaughton is …

Saturday, October 18

Win Tix: Treasure Island Music Festival: Saturday | 2014
Saturday, October 18 – All Day | Cost: WIN | Treasure Island Great Lawn
Treasure Island Music Festival: Saturday | 2014

The Treasure Island Music Festival returns to SF on October 18-19, 2014 with a jam-packed two-day lineup of bands along with an eclectic mix of interactive art installations, roaming performers, and, of course, the spectacular 60 ft. ferris wheel.
Oh, and the music! The star-studded lineup includes Outkast, …

New Wave Dance Party | SoMa
Saturday, October 18 – 9:00 pm | Cost: $7*
*$7 before 10pm / $12 after
| The Cat Club
New Wave Dance Party | SoMa

Every third Saturday, join New Wave City at The Cat Club to dance to the best of New Wave music, videos, lights, and go-go cages with your hosts and DJs since 1992, Skip and Shindog. Expect a cool crowd of knowledgeable New Wave music fans from ...