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Events for January 12, 2023

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Thursday, January 12

PRESALE: Steve Aoki Live at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (March 11)

Legendary cake thrower (and two-time Grammy® nominated artist/producer) Steve Aoki returns to San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium with an epic support lineup for his HIROQUEST: GENESIS TOUR on Saturday, March 11, 2023! Another Planet pre-sale – Thursday, January 12th at 10am (PT) w/ password ...

10:00 amShawn Huckins “If I’m Home, Find Me Here” Art Opening (SF)  FREE
SF’s Lunar New Year Stamp Ceremony + Free Asian Art Museum Day
Thursday, January 12 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Asian Art Museum
Join us to celebrate the Lunar New Year with the first-day-of-issue of a new Forever stamp. This year, the U.S. Postal Service will commemorate the Lunar New Year by unveiling a new Forever stamp for the Year of the Rabbit at the Asian Art Museum. Join ...

11:00 amThe Gilded Ones Series: Author Talk with Namina Forna (Mountain View)  FREE*
*Registration Required
1:00 pmStrikethrough: Typographic Messages of Protest (SF)  FREE*
*Free gallery entry on Thursdays
Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights: Back for 2023 (SF)

Looking for a great date night on the cheap? The Asian Art Museum is open until 8 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10 (that’s half-off). Plus Special exhibitions are now included with general admission tickets! You can spend an evening in their ...Every Thursday

“Legends of Drag” Legends of San Francisco Opening Party (Tenderloin Museum)
Thursday, January 12 – 5:39 pm | Cost: FREE | Tenderloin Museum
Tenderloin Museum presents Legends of San Francisco, an exhibition of photos and florals celebrating the local drag queen elders featured in Legends of Drag, a photography book and archive of living drag history that “give the girls their flowers.” Legends of Drag is an archive of ...
6:00 pmHella Frisco Democratic & Independent Club Karaoke Night (Piano Fight)  FREE
6:00 pmSF Poet Laureate Kim Shuck’s Poem Jam Celebrates “Beat Not Beat” (SF Main Library)  FREE
6:00 pmThe Roots of Making in the Asawa-Lanier Family Opening Celebration (SF)  FREE
6:00 pm“Instant Band Night” Rando Rotating Concerts w/ BYOB (Oakland)  $10*
*Masks and proof of vax required
6:00 pm“After Dark: Sharing Places” at The Exploratorium (SF)  $19.95*
*After Dark 18+: USD 19.95
FREE: Oakland Comedy Night at “Golden State Lounge” (6pm Show)

Get ready for our “HellaSecret” speakeasy comedy show in Oakland. A series of pop-up (and socially distant) live comedy shows at unique spots all across the bay. We’ll take over a venue and you’ll get an email with the secret location. This HellaSecret comedy show ...

6:30 pm“Vent” An Interactive Comedy Variety Show (SF)  $20.00*
*General Admission: USD 20.00
6:30 pmLinkedIn Hacks: Survive a Recession and Jumpstart Your Career (Online)  FREE*
*Registration Required: https://mountainview.libcal.com/event/9870845
7:00 pm“The Big Payback” Slavery Reparations at KQED (SF)  $10*
*In Person: $10 / Livestream: Free.
“Throwback Thursday” at Del Mar: ’90s to ’00s Party (SF)
Thursday, January 12 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No cover all night
| Del Mar

One of SF’s most fun tropical bar/nightclub invites you every Thursday as some of the best DJs in SF take you back in time for the hottest 90’s to 2000’s music that once hit the dance floor. DJ starts at 9 pm and is FREE ...Every Thursday

7:00 pmDirty Talk Game Show January 2023 (DNA Lounge)  $15*
*$15 advanced $20 at the door
“Puff Puff Laugh” SF’s Cannabis Lounge Comedy Show

Barbary Coast upholds a tradition of “higher” quality in San Francisco. For the first time ever, HellaFunny is taking over SF’s premier cannabis lounge, Barbary Coast, for a night of “Puff Puff Laugh.” That’s right… it’s the only comedy show in San Francisco where you can (legally in California) ...Every Thursday

7:30 pmParadise Comedy Presents : A Stand Up Comedy Show (SF)  FREE
7:30 pmSkylight at Potrero Stage: Pay-What-You-Can Preview (SF)  FREE*
*Pay what you can
7:30 pmTrivia Night at Trade Routes  FREE
9:00 pm16th & Mission Open Mic (w/out a mic)  FREE*
*Absolutely free for all!
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