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Friday, April 20

Win Tix: Maniac Bowl XIII: Comedy Extravaganza | PianoFight
Friday, April 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN | PianoFight

Maniac Bowl is where the best comedians in San Francisco identify the worst people in the universe. In Maniac Bowl, a panel of comics and the audience enter history’s most infamous dictators, serial killers, child actors and weirdos into a winner-take-all, all-maniac tournament bracket from …

Win Tix: Go-Go’s “Head Over Heels” Broadway Musical | Curran

Peppermint (of RuPaul’s Drag Race) is the first openly transgender women to headline a new Broadway show | Head Over Heels at SF’s Curran | April 10-May 6

Monday, April 23

“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight
Monday, April 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations suggested
| PianoFight

Pint Sized Plays, Pick you Poison, is made up of short, mostly comedic plays set in a bar, and written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes one of its character to finish a beer. ...

Wednesday, April 25

Win Tix: “F*ck Tinder” A Night of Comedy Storytelling | SF
Wednesday, April 25 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | PianoFight

“F*ck Tinder: a love story” is comedic storytelling crack from The Moth champion David Rodwin. After getting held up at gunpoint the night his girlfriend breaks up with him, David moves from LA to San Francisco and goes on dates with 120 women in 2 …

Saturday, April 28

Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight
Saturday, April 28 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight

From the minds of the Super Trashed Bros and Pianofight, it’s the “Drunkathalon” – a drinking-infused video game tournament with a $100 cash prize. Celebrity guests and audience members compete in a tournament of champions featuring a variety of games, each with their own unique ...

Monday, April 30

“Pint Sized Plays” SF’s Beer Theater Festival | PianoFight
Monday, April 30 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but donations suggested
| PianoFight

Pint Sized Plays, Pick you Poison, is made up of short, mostly comedic plays set in a bar, and written by Bay Area playwrights. The only rule is that each play can’t run longer than it takes one of its character to finish a beer. ...

Thursday, May 3

First Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF
Thursday, May 3 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Phoenix Hotel
First Thursday Art Party at the Phoenix Hotel | SF

The Phoenix Hotel hosts Daylighted Inc for a First Thursday art opening showing great artworks while enjoying drinks, snacks, and good people. Free, but an RSVP is required. You can also get the VIP for $10 which includes 2 drinks. Whether you come to enjoy the ...

Friday, May 4

“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF
Friday, May 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE

Every first Friday of the month, locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free art making. Block Fest animates and celebrates the unit block of Turk Street with free arts activities, cultural offerings, community information, and discussion for the local residents, workers, and visitors. From live performance ...

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, May 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

Sunday, May 6

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, May 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin

Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...

Monday, May 7

SF’s Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday
Monday, May 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
SF's Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin. Beatles Karaoke Night Every First Monday ...

Saturday, May 12

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, May 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...

Sunday, May 20

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
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Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...

Saturday, May 26

Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight
Saturday, May 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight

From the minds of the Super Trashed Bros and Pianofight, it’s the “Drunkathalon” – a drinking-infused video game tournament with a $100 cash prize. Celebrity guests and audience members compete in a tournament of champions featuring a variety of games, each with their own unique ...

Friday, June 1

“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF
Friday, June 1 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE

Every first Friday of the month, locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free art making. Block Fest animates and celebrates the unit block of Turk Street with free arts activities, cultural offerings, community information, and discussion for the local residents, workers, and visitors. From live performance ...

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, June 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...

Monday, June 4

SF’s Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday
Monday, June 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
SF's Beatles Karaoke Night | Every First Monday

Do you think your bird can sing? If so, Joshua Raoul Brody (Tango Number 9) will give you and the Fab Four a piano-bar treatment at the Beatles-only karaoke night at The Royale, a neighborhood bar in the Tenderloin. Beatles Karaoke Night Every First Monday ...

Saturday, June 9

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, June 9 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...

Saturday, June 23

Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight
Saturday, June 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Heckling & Cosplay | PianoFight

From the minds of the Super Trashed Bros and Pianofight, it’s the “Drunkathalon” – a drinking-infused video game tournament with a $100 cash prize. Celebrity guests and audience members compete in a tournament of champions featuring a variety of games, each with their own unique ...

Sunday, September 23

“Sunday Streets” Huge Block Party | Tenderloin
Sunday, September 23 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin

Sunday Streets (March – October 2018) is San Francisco’s official block party – a sorta-monthly roving neighborhood celebration and five hour street party where the streets are closed to vehicles, so pedestrians, roller skaters, bicyclists, yogis, and everyone except for cars can take over the streets for ...