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Friday, June 23

Win Tix: Tony Rock (BET/HBO) Comedy Night | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Friday, June 23 – 10:15 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

Tony Rock is a comedian, actor, producer, writer, and CEO. And a bit of a showoff, if you ask us. Not only does he lead a veritable empire of work, he is host of Russell Simmon’s All Def Comedy Live and the new era of …

Saturday, June 24

History & Health Benefits of Chocolate | North Beach
Saturday, June 24 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| North Beach Branch Library
History & Health Benefits of Chocolate | North Beach

Join local author KJ Landis as she shares the history and health benefits of chocolates of all sorts and the myths debunked. Tastes will be provided.
Free, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to kjlinsf@hotmail.com with number of guests total attending.

Sunday, June 25

Sophie Calle Artist Reception & Book Signing | City Lights
Sunday, June 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
Sophie Calle Artist Reception & Book Signing  | City Lights

Join City Lights and Ars Citizen in celebrating French conceptual artist Sophie Calle in a rare appearance and reception celebrating her forthcoming show at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture in San Francisco.
Mary Kaye Schilling writes: “Over the course of her 38-year-long career, …

Tuesday, June 27

“Guidebook to Relative Strangers” Book Reading | City Lights
Tuesday, June 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | City Lights Books
“Guidebook to Relative Strangers” Book Reading | City Lights

An award-winning African American poet debuts in prose with a stunningly graceful and honest exploration of race, motherhood, and history.
As a working mother whose livelihood as a poet-lecturer depended on travel, Camille Dungy crisscrossed America with her infant, then toddler, intensely aware of how they …

Wednesday, June 28

Win Tix: Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen To Be Women) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Wednesday, June 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

If you know anyone who has ever said women aren’t funny, sneak up behind them with a cast iron skillet, a mallet, or some other cartoon weapon, and drag their unconscious body to Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to Be Women), a comedy show at …

Thursday, June 29

Win Tix: Arj Barker (Flight of the Conchordx / The Marijuana-logue) | Cobb’s Comedy Club
Thursday, June 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

Arj Barker may be from the good ol’ U.S. of A., but his intense and hilarious comedic chops have made him famous the world over. Seriously, he can’t even walk down the street in most parts of Australia.
> Get Tickets – $20.00
When he’s not killing it …

Friday, July 7

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, July 7 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

Saturday, July 15

LaborFest2017: Longshore Work, Technology & the Future of Work | SF
Saturday, July 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | ILWU Local 10
LaborFest2017: Longshore Work, Technology & the Future of  Work | SF

The drive to automate the docks and the maritime industry is moving forward rapidly and, in some European ports, the transfer of cargo has been automated forcing thousands of longshore workers out of the industry.
The capitalists are also already working on designing automated ships with …

LaborFest2017: “Opposing Deportations & Racism” Poetry Reading | SF
Saturday, July 15 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Beat Museum
LaborFest2017:

Capitalism uses racist attacks on African-Americans and threats of deportation on Latinos and Muslims to divide the working-class revolution in this country. The Revolutionary Poets Brigade and the Juana Briones Cultural Committee in this neo-fascist Trump period will soundly refuse those betrayals.
Participating poets:
Jorge Argueta, Mahnaz …

Sunday, July 16

LaborFest2017: Coit Tower Mural Walk | SF
Sunday, July 16 – 9:45 am | Cost: FREE | Coit Tower
LaborFest2017: Coit Tower Mural Walk | SF

In the past few years there has been a growing community effort to defend the Coit Tower murals from leaking water and to stop plans for privatization of the site. This led to the critical renovation of the murals on their 80th anniversary. They were …

Wednesday, July 26

Attractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF
Attractive Camp: Stand-Up Comedy Show | SF

Attractive Camp is a stand-up comedy throwdown happening monthly at Doc’s Lab. Tickets: $6 when you use promo code “funcheapbaby”. Otherwise, it’s $12 online or $15 at the door. They pit comedians from Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, and Conan against sensational local performers who frequent Cobb’s Comedy Club and The ...

Friday, August 4

North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF
Friday, August 4 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | North Beach
North Beach First Fridays Art Crawl | SF

On the first Friday of every month, over a dozen North Beach galleries, museums, bars, and restaurants stay open late for a self-guided First Fridays Art Crawl with special events to showcase the ever-growing collections of art and entertainment that diversify North Beach. First Fridays Art Crawl ...

Sunday, August 13

San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Walls” | Washington Square Park
Sunday, August 13 – 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
| Washington Square Park
San Francisco Mime Troupe's

The Tony Award-winning San Francisco Mime Troupe continues its 58th season with more free and lively performances in park settings around the Bay Area with their 2017 production “Walls.” San Francisco Mime Troupe | 2017 Free political theater & music in parks all over the Bay Area ...

Saturday, August 26

Film Night in the Park: “La La Land” | Washington Square Park
Saturday, August 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Washington Square Park
Film Night in the Park:

The San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation (SFNTF) produces the popular Film Night in the Park Outdoor Film Series. The 2017 season includes three films in Dolores Park, two in Union Square and one in Washington Square Park. Films are free of charge in beautiful park settings ...