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Tuesday, February 28

“The Book of Etta” Book Talk & Signing | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Booksmith

Meg Elison’s Philip K. Dick Award-winning debut The Book of the Unnamed Midwife tells the story of an unnamed woman who survives a plague that, in weeks, wipes out most women and children, leaving 10 male survivors for every woman. Donning male clothing and making …

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, February 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF

This month we are joined by some wonderful comics gracing the stage:

Julie Ash (Comedy Vs Nerds)
Shanti Charan (Desi Comedy Festival)
& Torio Van Grohl (SF Sketchfest)

Welcomed, as always, by your intrepid hosts: Jeff Anaya, Joey Avery, and Andrew Orolfo

Wednesday, March 1

’60s Psychedelia & ’70s Punk Live Concert Night | SF
Wednesday, March 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Milk Bar
'60s Psychedelia & '70s Punk Live Concert Night | SF

Milk Was A Bad Choice is returning to Haight Street.
The Wednesday night showcase is back and kicking it off with an awesome lineup featuring Sun Valley Gun Club, Dancing Tongues (L.A.), Coywolf, and Schlotman.
Free but an RSVP is required.

Thursday, March 2

HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar
Thursday, March 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise $15.
| Milk Bar
HellaFunny on Haight Street | Milk Bar

Come out to #HellaFunny at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Upper Haight to see some of SF’s best rising comedic talent. The lineup changes every week, but expect to see comics that have performed at Cobbs, SF Sketchfest, the Punchline and featured ...

Monday, March 6

“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF
Monday, March 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

“Where’s the local talent around here?” Nicole Love and Ruby Gill are re-appropriating this sexist turn of phrase to describe this monthly occurrence of merriment. Stop by Milk Bar every first Monday of the month to check out some of San Francisco’s best gut-busters parade ...

Tuesday, March 7

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, March 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight

Every first Tuesday at Milk Bar, San Francisco’s comedians are put to the test as they are given a random series of words and sentences seconds before getting on stage, where they then must construct entire two minute sets around each. This improv-standup hybrid then ...

Monday, March 13

Booksmith Resists: Postcard Party with Snacks & Beers | SF
Monday, March 13 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| The Booksmith
Booksmith Resists: Postcard Party with Snacks & Beers | SF

On Monday, March 13 at 7PM, they’re throwing a postcard party with all the supplies you’ll need (except stamps). They’ll have postcards and pens courtesy of Chronicle Books and Papa Llama Press, including Papa Llama’s new line of protest postcards. There will also be blanks if you …

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, March 13 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF

The Something Something Shindig is a wild show that combines stand up comedy, improv, music, and what they like to call “audience-participation-good-times” typically happening at 8 pm every second Monday. The emcees for the evening are Justin Gomes and Andrew Moore. True fans of debauchery, they’ve ...

“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar
Monday, March 13 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Who else is feeling a Monday dance party ? Come dance like a freak to start your week. Get down to the energetic eclectic sounds of the GrooveWell DJs around 10pm that will get your rump shaking with the best funk, disco, hip-hop and everything in ...

Tuesday, March 14

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, March 14 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedians Andrew Holmgren and Leslie Small. There’s never a cover nor a drink minimum. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy ...

Wednesday, March 15

“All the News I Need” Book Talk & Signing | SF
Wednesday, March 15 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is appreciated.
| The Booksmith

The Booksmith is excited to host the San Francisco launch party for Joan Frank’s fourth novel and winner of the Juniper Prize for Fiction, All The News I Need. Joan will be in conversation with Peg Alford Pursell.
Frances Ferguson is a lonely, sharp-tongued widow who …

Saturday, March 18

Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF
Saturday, March 18 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Park Branch Library
Anime & Manga Club: An Afternoon Full Of Fun | SF

Come join at the Park Branch Library, every 3rd Saturday of the month, for an afternoon of anime, manga, discussion, art, and lots of fun. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. This club is for teens ages 12-18 years old.

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. “The Queen is Dead” Dance Party Third Saturday of the month  | 9 pm-2 ...

Monday, March 20

“The New Old Me” Book Talk & Signing | SF
Monday, March 20 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is appreciated.
| The Booksmith

After the death of her best friend, the loss of her life’s savings, and the collapse of her once-happy marriage, Meredith Maran—whom Anne Lamott calls “insightful, funny, and human”—leaves her San Francisco freelance writer’s life for a 9-to-5 job in Los Angeles. Determined to rebuild …

Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar
Monday, March 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar

Come in for a night of fun with free pizza, trivia, board games, video games, and stand up comedy in the historic Haight Ashbury. Starting at 7 pm, enjoy free pizza from Escape From New York and play video games spanning from Xbox 360, PS3, ...

Tuesday, March 21

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, March 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second, third and fifth Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedian Andrew Holmgren. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 ...

Wednesday, March 22

“All Grown Up” Book Talk & Signing | SF
Wednesday, March 22 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is appreciated.
| The Booksmith

“I’m alone. I’m a drinker. I’m a former artist. I’m a shrieker in bed. I’m the captain of the sinking ship that is my flesh.”
Andrea Bern is a whip-smart woman in NYC “who is doing what she wants with her life, right or wrong, and …

Monday, March 27

“The World to Come” Book Talk & Signing | SF
Monday, March 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is requested.
| The Booksmith

“Without a doubt the most ambitious story writer in America,” (The Daily Beast), Jim Shepard delivers a new collection. The World to Come spans borders and centuries, with voices belonging to — among others — English Arctic explorers in one of history’s most nightmarish expeditions, …

Tuesday, March 28

Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF
Tuesday, March 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Comedy Night, Games & Prizes | SF

Haight Street Comedy Night is an evening of jokes, games, booze located in the historic Haight Ashbury that takes place on the fourth Tuesday of every month at Milk Bar. This free show features comedians and entertainers that have been seen on Comedy Central, Funny or ...

Monday, April 3

“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF
Monday, April 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

“Where’s the local talent around here?” Nicole Love and Ruby Gill are re-appropriating this sexist turn of phrase to describe this monthly occurrence of merriment. Stop by Milk Bar every first Monday of the month to check out some of San Francisco’s best gut-busters parade ...

Monday, April 10

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, April 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF

The Something Something Shindig is a wild show that combines stand up comedy, improv, music, and what they like to call “audience-participation-good-times” typically happening at 8 pm every second Monday. The emcees for the evening are Justin Gomes and Andrew Moore. True fans of debauchery, they’ve ...

“GrooveWell” Super Funky Mondaze Dance Party | Milk Bar
Monday, April 10 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Who else is feeling a Monday dance party ? Come dance like a freak to start your week. Get down to the energetic eclectic sounds of the GrooveWell DJs around 10pm that will get your rump shaking with the best funk, disco, hip-hop and everything in ...

Tuesday, April 11

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, April 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedians Andrew Holmgren and Leslie Small. There’s never a cover nor a drink minimum. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy ...

Saturday, April 15

The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF
The Queen is Dead: Morrissey & The Smiths Dance Party | SF

It’s the death of a disco dancer with Milk Bar’s “The Queen is Dead” dance party featuring the music of The Smiths, Morrissey, and other brit pop, new wave, and post punk heavy-hitters. “The Queen is Dead” Dance Party Third Saturday of the month  | 9 pm-2 ...

Monday, April 17

Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar
Monday, April 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Haight Street Trivia, Comedy, Gaming & Free Pizza Night | Milk Bar

Come in for a night of fun with free pizza, trivia, board games, video games, and stand up comedy in the historic Haight Ashbury. Starting at 7 pm, enjoy free pizza from Escape From New York and play video games spanning from Xbox 360, PS3, ...