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Friday, January 20

Free Animation & Web Production Class | SF
Friday, January 20 – 8:15 am | Cost: FREE | City College of San Francisco (Downtown Campus)
Free Animation & Web Production Class | SF

Through hands­‐on instruction using a project-­oriented approach, students will learn how to create a website using Adobe DreamWeaver.
Students will learn how to create and edit web graphics and digital photographs using Adobe Photoshop. We will learn how to make animations with Adobe Animate. This 45 …

A Day of Art & Resistance for the Community | SF
Friday, January 20 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Wicked Grounds
A Day of Art & Resistance for the Community | SF

Wicked Grounds stands alongside activists calling for a national strike on Inauguration Day Friday, January 20th. However, they want to ensure that those in the community who need it most will continue to have a safe space every day of the year. Being them, they’re doing both.
On …

Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF
Friday, January 20 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Market St (Embarcadero to 5th St)
Inauguration Day P*ssy March | SF

Obama’s service ends at Noon on Jan 20th. The organizer is going to take a walk up Market street to commemorate this, as a thank you for his service.
As a silent protest, the organizer will be wearing a p*ssy protector.

Saturday, January 21

The Cakeland Fête Noir: Scott Hove Returns | SF
Saturday, January 21 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Heron Arts
The Cakeland Fête Noir: Scott Hove Returns | SF

Heron Arts is excited to announce its upcoming solo exhibition of Bay to LA artist Scott Hove. Renowned for his local Oakland Cakeland installation, Hove recently relocated to Los Angeles where he has created immersive experiences for the LA Art Show and Banksy’s Dismaland. His …

Tuesday, January 24

Postcards 2 Politicians: An Evening of Political Activism | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1 donation = 2 postcards + postage
| ThirstyBear Organic Brewery
Postcards 2 Politicians: An Evening of Political Activism | SF

Postcards 2 Politicians (#PostcardProtest) is an opportunity for the Bay Area community to come together and write notes of support or opposition to your elected officials, up to and including the President.
University professors along with community and political activists will be on hand to provide …

Food Tech Mixer & Free Pizza | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*10 for early bird tix
| 715 Harrison St.
Food Tech Mixer & Free Pizza | SF

Join in for a San Francisco Food & Tech mixer and expert panel on Tuesday, January 24th from 6-8 pm at 715 Harrison Street, San Francisco. Are you looking to network with professionals who are particularly interested in technology, innovation, and the food industry? Come …

Linking Population, Health & Environment for a Healthy World | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SF Department of the Environment
Linking Population, Health & Environment for a Healthy World | SF

Women are disproportionately affected by poor environment, health conditions and infrastructure. Empowering women and girls is central to improving not only their lives but also for effective and long-lasting community development and conservation.
Learn how supporting women’s rights and linking multiple sectors such as conservation and …

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, January 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Friday, January 27

Win Tix: Bizarre Heavy Metal Tribute “Mac Sabbath” | Slim’s
Friday, January 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

I know you. You dream of a band that takes the driving, pulsating power of heavy metal bands like Black Sabbath, combined with esoteric lyrics about fast food. Well, guess what, you sick, twisted sack of potatoes, that band exists!
> Get Tickets – $20.00
Mac Sabbath is …

Saturday, January 28

Bodyweight Bootcamp On A Saturday | SF
Saturday, January 28 – 8:30 am | Cost: FREE | New Balance San Francisco
Bodyweight Bootcamp On A Saturday | SF

New Balance San Francisco invites you to get your Saturday morning work out on. Join Master trainer Vanessa Wilkins for a one-of-a-kind gut busting workout. No tools are needed, just you and you can bring a friend.
You’ll experience a high intensity combo class of moves …

Win Tix: Grateful Bluegrass Boys | Slim’s
Saturday, January 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's

We know you’ve probably been to every last tribute band to pass through San Francisco. You’ve seen so many take beloved hits and try to match the style and passion of the original band. Boring! You need to experience a Grateful Bluegrass Boys show.
> Get Tickets …

Wednesday, February 1

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, February 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| Eagle Tavern

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...

Tuesday, February 7

Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Contemporary Jewish Museum
Contemporary Jewish Museum Free Admission Day | First Tuesdays

The Contemporary Jewish Museum engages audiences of all  backgrounds through dynamic exhibitions and programs that explore contemporary perspectives on Jewish culture, history, art, and ideas. And the architecture of the Museum itself is a work of art. Embracing a range of artistic disciplines and media, ...

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays
Tuesday, February 7 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) | Free First Tuesdays

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is one of the Bay Area’s premier venues for adventurous art. A multidisciplinary art center, the YBCA features exhibitions, performance, film/video, and community engagement programs, along with rotating art exhibits with a focus on contemporary and emerging art ...

Evening Cabaret: New Queer Work by Bay-Area Artists | SF
Tuesday, February 7 – 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, ...

Friday, February 10

Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa
Friday, February 10 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but space is limited so an RSVP is requested.
| Sightglass Coffee
Free Sightglass Coffee Cupping | SoMa

Every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month, join Sightglass Coffee at their 7th Street training lab for good conversation, tasty coffees, and warm fuzzy feelings. The event is free, but space is limited so please RSVP if you plan on attending. Sightglass is an independent, sibling-owned ...

2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF
Friday, February 10 – 5:00 pm | Cost: $15 | SOMArts Cultural Center
2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF

Titillate yourself at this annual group exhibition of 25 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica. Many of the artists will be at the exhibition, so you can meet with them and discuss their art. On ...

Saturday, February 11

2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF
Saturday, February 11 – 3:00 pm | Cost: $15 | SOMArts Cultural Center
2017 Erotic Art Expo | SF

Titillate yourself at this annual group exhibition of 25 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica. Many of the artists will be at the exhibition, so you can meet with them and discuss their art. On ...

Sunday, February 12

2017 Naughty Erotic Art Show | SoMa
Sunday, February 12 – All Day | Cost: FREE | SOMArts Cultural Center
2017 Naughty Erotic Art Show | SoMa

Titillate yourself at this annual group exhibition of 25 erotic photographers and sculptors displaying sculptures and over 450 photographs, from fine art nude to extreme erotica. Many of the artists will be at the exhibition, so you can meet with them and discuss their art. On ...

Monday, February 13

“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF
Monday, February 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oddjob

“Odd” is a new show at SF’s Oddjob bar that celebrates the stranger side of stand-up comedy. Twice a month, they have their favorite stand-up comedians explore the darkest recesses of their subconscious minds, absolutely free of charge. To make sure you have the weirdest possible ...

Witches’ Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF
Monday, February 13 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to see the show. $5 to enter the witchy raffle.
| Black Hammer Brewing
Witches' Brew: A Standup Comedy Show | SF

Witches’ Brew is a monthly comedy show featuring the best witchy comics in the Bay and beyond. 7:30 pm Doors/ 8 pm Show Hosted by Aviva Siegel & Allison Mick.

Thursday, February 16

Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena Third Thursdays | SoMa
Free Museum & Gallery Crawl: Yerba Buena 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 ...

Saturday, February 25

Lyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF
Saturday, February 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Lyrical Opposition
Lyrical Workshop: Emerge With Better Songs | SF

Based in San Francisco, the monthly workshop series runs every 4th Saturday of the month until the end of the year. Over 50 artists in the past couple months have participated in Lyrical Opposition Workshops and Forums, with participants learning valuable artist techniques, strategies and ...

Monday, February 27

“Odd” Strange Stand-Up Comedy & Drink Specials | SF
Monday, February 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Oddjob

“Odd” is a new show at SF’s Oddjob bar that celebrates the stranger side of stand-up comedy. Twice a month, they have their favorite stand-up comedians explore the darkest recesses of their subconscious minds, absolutely free of charge. To make sure you have the weirdest possible ...

Wednesday, March 1

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, March 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| Eagle Tavern

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...