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Friday, November 2

Rotunda Dance Series: Mexican Dance | City Hall
Friday, November 2 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco City Hall
Rotunda Dance Series: Mexican Dance | City Hall
Los Lupeños de San José exists to promote the awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the rich and passionate culture of México through dance. Los Lupeños was co-founded in 1969 in San José, California, by Dr. Susan Cashion and Ramón Morones. The company began as a ...
“Undead” Business Lunch Flash Mob & “Waking the Living” | SF
Friday, November 2 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Bring your own food
| Embarcadero Plaza
"Undead" Business Lunch Flash Mob & "Waking the Living" | SF
Join The Squirt Gun Mafia from 1-2 pm on November 2. 2012, Day of the Dead in Justin Herman Plaza for an Undead Business Lunch. Bring your own lunch, arrive in work clothes (yours or someone else’s) and skull makeup and eat with some other skeletal friends, trade ...

Friday Nights at the de Young: Swing Music & Ballet Fashion | Golden Gate Park
Friday Nights at the de Young: Swing Music & Ballet Fashion | Golden Gate Park

November Artist in Residence: Frescomania puts the ancient art of fresco center stage, inspired by the Teotihuacan murals on view in the de Young Art of the Americas galleries. 6:30pm Wilsey Court Chaude Symphonie, directed by Rebecca Roudman A high-energy evening that dances from toe-tapping swing to breathtaking virtuosity, this ...Every Friday

Day of the Dead: Aztec & Fire Dancers, Skeletal Face Painting, & Food Trucks | Berkeley
Friday, November 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Gourmet Ghetto (North Berkeley)
Day of the Dead: Aztec & Fire Dancers, Skeletal Face Painting, & Food Trucks | Berkeley
Participate in the 2012 Dìa de los Muertos celebration in Berkeley to honor those who have passed on featuring a community alter, candle light procession, mariachis, Aztec dancers, fire dancers, DIY art projects, free skeletal face painting, food trucks, and a beer and wine garden. The Dìa de ...
Art in Science: Intersection of Image and Research | Berkeley
Friday, November 2 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Berkeley Arts Festival Gallery
Art in Science: Intersection of Image and Research | Berkeley
When the realms of art and science intersect, what will emerge? View original, stunning and astonishing images of scientific investigation, and meet the scientists who created them. Spanning two spacious gallery rooms, the wonders of research and discovery are presented through photography, video, painting, sculpture, ...
First Friday Rock Concert: Judgement Day | Oakland
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
First Friday Rock Concert: Judgement Day | Oakland
After Oakland Art Murmur, walk over to The Uptown for a free rock concert with a jam-packed lineup with Judgement Day, Religious Girls, San Francesca and Cave Clove at 9 pm on Friday, November 2, 2012. Lineup: Judgement Day is a three piece string-metal band from Oakland. Religious Girls is an ...
Fall Fashion Party: DJ, Beer, Food & Discounts | SoMa
Friday, November 2 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Rolo Soma
Fall Fashion Party: DJ, Beer, Food & Discounts | SoMa
Shopping is always more fun with DJ beats and beer, so check out Insight’s Fall fashion collection with DJ sets by SF DJ collective, Grown Kids Radio, PBR beer, bites, and discounts. The Insight x Rolo party is from 6-9 pm at Rolo in San Francisco on ...
Grown-Up Recess: Coloring, Games & Kool-Aid Cocktails | SF
Grown-Up Recess: Coloring, Games & Kool-Aid Cocktails | SF
Since we all have some pretty adult decisions to make on November 6 (voting… duh), let’s pretend we are kids again for just one night (but this time with drinks). RSVP is required to attend. We are bringing back all the elementary school favorites… macaroni art coloring books friendship bracelets paper ...
Breaking Bad’s Vince Gilligan: Live Interview | SF
Friday, November 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free online stream. The actual event is sold out.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Breaking Bad's Vince Gilligan: Live Interview | SF
Addicted to Breaking Bad? You can thank Vince Gilligan, series creator and executive producer of the Emmy award-winning television series about a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and turns to a life of crime, producing and selling methamphetamine. Get the ...
Ski Film Night w/ Jonny Moseley & 2-for-1 Lift Tickets | SF
Friday, November 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Vouchers must be picked up in advance and then exchanged for tickets day of
| Cowell Theater
Ski Film Night w/ Jonny Moseley & 2-for-1 Lift Tickets | SF
Mingle with US Olympic Gold Medalist Skier Jonny Moseley at the private sneak peak screening of ski flick Flow State at the opening night of Snowbomb.com’s Ski & Board Festival from 7-9 pm at the Cowell Theater in San Francisco on Friday, November 2, 2012. Also, all attendees will get ...
South First Fridays Art Walk: Circus, Jazz & Rock | San Jose
Friday, November 2 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | SoFA District (San Jose)
South First Fridays Art Walk: Circus, Jazz & Rock | San Jose

The November 2, 2012 South First Friday Art Walk highlights will include: South Bay Circus Arts Collective at San Jose Stage Company Courtyard – 490 South First St. outh Bay Circus Arts Collective is dedicated to spreading the love of circus arts throughout the South Bay. We host ...Monthly

Win Tix: Chilly Gonzalez: Solo Rock Piano II | Swedish American Hall
Friday, November 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $17-20
| Swedish American Hall
After years of entertaining with his larger than life musical persona and challenging all artists to work tirelessly to achieve excellence out of respect for their fans, Chilly Gonzales brings us perhaps his most powerful argument of all, the 14 pieces of Solo Piano II.  
Day of the Dead Pub Crawl w/ Broke Ass Stuart | Mission Dist.
Friday, November 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring cash for drinks
| Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem
Day of the Dead Pub Crawl w/ Broke Ass Stuart | Mission Dist.
Need a little tequila with your tequila tonight? Broke Ass Stuart is a one-night brand ambassador for Espolón Tequila and he’s leading a Dia de los Muertos pub crawl on Friday, November 2, 2012 through the Mission with drink specials and free skeletal face painting. Broke Ass Stuart says…. This ...
Day of the Dead: Cultures Around the World | 111 Minna
Friday, November 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations suggested
| 111 Minna Gallery
Day of the Dead: Cultures Around the World | 111 Minna
Bay Area artists will present different cultural interpretations of Day of the Dead in the form of artwork, dance, and musical and spoken word performances. The contributed artworks explore the various ways different cultures venerate and celebrate the death of a loved one. The night includes ...
Dia de los Muertos Dance Party: Open Bar & Face Painting | Mighty
Friday, November 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP on Eventbrite
| The Great Northern
Dia de los Muertos Dance Party: Open Bar & Face Painting | Mighty
Get dolled up deadly with free day of the dead face painting and a 1 hour open bar at 9 pm for a Dia de los Muertos dance party with DJ sets by the Triple Threat DJs at Mighty in SF. Triple Threat DJs Apollo, Vinroc, and Shorkut share the ...
Win Tix: White Fence: Complex Psych-Rock | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, November 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Regular price, $10
| Rickshaw Stop
“White Fence [issues] a kind of warped, ’60s-flavored psychedelia that’s in some ways similar to the music of S.F. garage mainstays Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees.” – SF Weekly Cheeky, charming and touchingly direct, Melbourne foursome Twerps have risen from humble beginnings to become international ...
Dia de los Muertos Afterparty: DJs & Free Food | Public Works
Friday, November 2 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free before 11 PM, $5 after
| Public Works
Dia de los Muertos Afterparty: DJs & Free Food | Public Works
Dance the night away at a Dia de los Muertos afterparty with complimentary churros, tacos, chips and salsa at 10 pm on Friday, November 2, 2012 at Public Works in SF. The Oddjob Loft will be fitted for the occasion with an altar at the DJ booth ...

Every Friday

Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF’s Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday – 6:30 am | Cost: FREE | All Over San Francisco
Free Bad-Ass Morning Workout: Conquer SF's Hills | Every Friday
Every Friday morning at 6:30 am, gather at a different San Francisco hill for a free badass workout and a chance to meet fellow fitness enthusiasts in your city. The hills change each week (it might be Alamo Square, Moraga Steps, Twin Peaks, Lombard…), but expect ...
$1 Drink Fridays: “Battle of the Decades” DJ Party | North Beach
$1 Drink Fridays: "Battle of the Decades" DJ Party | North Beach
Fridays are now a little bit more awesome. Did someone say $1 drinks? Monroe in North Beach hosts “Battle of the Decades” DJ party and happy hour every Friday with a DJ spinning progressive tunes. Every hour is a different decade – with drink prices to ...
Free “Oysters on the Half Shell” Fridays | El Rio
Free "Oysters on the Half Shell" Fridays | El Rio
El Rio, a neighborhood dive in the deep Mission, gives away free Oysters on the half shell from local folks in Tomales Bay, every Friday at 5:30 pm. Arrive on time, they go fast. And get your drink on with happy hour on Friday from 5-8 pm ...
“HellaFunny Fridays” San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
Every Friday – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaFunny Fridays" San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SoMa
San Francisco has one of the best underground comedy scenes in America. Come check out some of the Bay’s best rising comics at HellaFunny’s weekly stand-up comedy show “HellaFunny Fridays.” HellaFunny Fridays Every Friday at 7:30pm Trademark and Copyright, 1123 Folsom Stree (and 7th St.), SF FREE with RSVP ...
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Skylark Bar
Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies | Skylark Bar
Join Hunny Bunny and Her Hot Toddies for Mischief at the Skylark Bar every Friday at 8 pm. Free Burlesque: Hunny Bunny & Her Hot Toddies Every Friday | 8 pm Skylark Bar, 3089 16th St, SF, CA FREE Enjoy drinks, dancing, DJs and more at this free weekly burlesque and ...
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $10 | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse | Mutiny Radio
Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse on Mutiny Radio is a free comedy show every Friday from 8-11 pm at Mutiny Radio on the corner of 21st and Florida in the deep Mission District. Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse Every Friday | 8-11 pm Mutiny Radio, 2781 21st Street, SF, CA $10 Over 25 of San ...
“Best of SF” Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Get tickets for $5 with promo code FUNCHEAP. Otherwise, tickets are $15.
| The Variety Preview Room / The Hobart Building
"Best of SF" Stand-Up Comedy Night | SF
San Francisco has long been home to an electric comedy scene and has spawned some of the biggest names in stand-up from Margaret Cho to Patton Oswalt, in addition to current up and coming stars like Vahé Hove and Chris Schiappacasse. Check out a fresh line-up ...
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Just tip the musicians.
| Atlas Cafe
Jazz at The Atlas Cafe | SF
Jazz at The Atlas is a weekly jazz residency with five rotating jazz bands. Music is always free, though tipping is encouraged. Jazz at The Atlas Cafe (This is a typical lineup and is subject to change – hey, it’s jazz baby) 1st Friday – Eli Maliwan Jazz Party ...
“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show | SF
Every Friday – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 online with discount code FUNCHEAP; otherwise, it's $10.
| The Basement
"The Setup" Underground Comedy Show | SF
The Setup is an underground stand-up comedy show in the heart of San Francisco. This venue used to be the green room for the legendary Blackhawk jazz venue where Miles Davis used to play. Now, it’s a comedy show that features established comedians from around the ...
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: “Midnight Rollers” | SF
Every Friday – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Friday Night Outdoor Roller Skate DJ Party: "Midnight Rollers" | SF
Strap on your skates and roller disco around the city at the Midnight Rollers Friday Night Skate party. This weekly skate (as long as it’s not raining or during Burning Man) hits up San Francisco’s main attractions, all while blasting their own beats from two jogging strollers ...
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
SF Beer Olympics: Beer Pong, Flip Cup & $2 Beers | North Beach
Meet and compete against locals, travelers, couch surfers, au pairs, and hostelers. Games are free to play (including flip cup, beer pong and relays) and many weeks they have themed events for holidays, or just because. They have a great 5-for-$10 beer and wine special until 9:20 ...
HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Every Friday – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $10 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n? Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of your ...
“The Function” SF’s Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Every Friday – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP before 11pm
| Milk Bar
"The Function" SF's Newest Hip-Hop Dance Party | Milk Bar
Come party at Milk Bar located in the heart of the Haight for a early 2000s hip-hop and R&B club bangers. DJ Beats Me plays everything from Missy Elliot, Aaliyah, Lil Jon, Mac Dre, Black Eyed Peas, Outkast, Notorious B.I.G., Rihanna, SOB X RBE, Usher, Robin ...
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
Every Friday – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Stagewerx Theatre
F!#&ing Free Fridays: Improv Comedy | SF
EndGames Improv is bringing something new to the genre, what could turn out to be a very hot affair (in that release of tension, funny kind of way) with “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship.” “YFUR” is an entirely improvised comedy show inspired by stories of your own ...
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