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Saturday, December 15

Win Tix: SF’s Epic New “Winter Park” Ice Rink | Civic Center
Saturday, December 15 – 12:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Civic Center / UN Plaza BART
SF's Epic New "Winter Park" Ice Rink | Civic CenterContest Ended

Modeled after the internationally-famed Wiener Eistraum ice-skating rink in Vienna, Austria— San Francisco’s Winter Park will be the first attraction of its kind, not just in the Bay Area but throughout the United States. Nestled among other cultural institutions like the Asian Art Museum, San …

Win Tix: Sweatercon 2018: San Francisco Holiday Pub Crawl
Saturday, December 15 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Includes entry to the event, covers at all bars and drink specials
| Mayes Oyster House
Sweatercon 2018: San Francisco Holiday Pub CrawlContest Ended

Join the Crawl SF Team at the Official San Francisco Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl. On Saturday, December 15, we will be taking over some of the best bars in the city for a jolly ‘ol Holiday Pub Crawl complete with cheap drinks, sketchy holiday decorations …

Win Tix: Electronic Music Trio: Keys N Krates | Slim’s
Saturday, December 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
Electronic Music Trio: Keys N Krates | Slim'sContest Ended

Toronto trio Keys N Krates is celebrating the meteoric success of their debut album Cura and its extensive world tour by bringing their show back to Earth for their fans.
Get Tickets – $18 Adv / $22 Door (18+)
Now the trio is announcing their new “Closer …

Win Tix: Haerts: New Compassion Tour | Rickshaw Stop
Saturday, December 15 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
Haerts: New Compassion Tour | Rickshaw StopContest Ended

Haerts has released New Compassion, the highly-anticipated follow-up to their 2014 self-titled record via Arts and Crafts. This lifelong musical and personal partnership of Indie synth-rock duo Nini Fabi and Benny Gebert gained attention in 2014 with their debut as Haerts.
> Get Tickets – $18 …

Sunday, December 16

Win Tix: Holiday Acoustic Matinee: The Mother Hips | Slim’s
Sunday, December 16 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Slim's
Holiday Acoustic Matinee: The Mother Hips | Slim'sContest Ended

Twenty-five years into a celebrated career is an unlikely time to switch things up, but the Mother Hips have never been ones to follow convention. A forefront of a new breed of California rock and roll , their breezy harmonies established them as “one of the Bay Area’s …

Win Tix: Alternative Folk Rocker: John Grant | Great American Music Hall
Sunday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Alternative Folk Rocker: John Grant | Great American Music HallContest Ended

Michigan-born, John Grant released his debut solo album Queen Of Denmark in 2010, laced sumptuous soft-rock ballads with an array of spacey, wistful synthesizer sounds, increasingly adding taut, fizzing sequencers, nu-synth-disco settings and icy soundscapes to the mix on 2013’s Pale Green Ghosts and 2015’s …

Win Tix: Whimsical Punk Rock: Reggie and the Full Effect | Bottom of the Hill
Sunday, December 16 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Bottom of the Hill
Whimsical Punk Rock: Reggie and the Full Effect | Bottom of the HillContest Ended

Reggie and the Full Effect is the solo project of James Dewees, otherwise known as the keyboardist for the influential pop-punk band The Get Up Kids. He combines infectious melodies, sappy love songs, good-natured yet offbeat slyness, and comic sensibility like virtually no other “band” …

Tuesday, December 18

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Second Act” | AMC Metreon 16
Tuesday, December 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Second Act" | AMC Metreon 16

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Second Act,” an inspirational comedy starring Jennifer Lopez.
Free Film Screening: Second Act
December 18, 2018 | 7 pm
AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
RSVP code: ahpxd08323

Tickets available through https://stxtickets.com/main/code_redeem
Tickets are free, but subject to availability.
Depending on demand, passes may be distributed …

Win Tix: Electropop House & Yacht Rock: Roosevelt | August Hall
Tuesday, December 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | August Hall
Electropop House & Yacht Rock: Roosevelt | August HallEnter to Win

Marius Lauber, working under the moniker Roosevelt, a German singer, songwriter, and producer whose listless disco could be from Manchester, LA, Ontario, even outer space. In 2012, he introduced his techno-meets-indie pop project Roosevelt with the single “Sea,” a pulsating, hypnotizing slither of sun-kissed disco …

Wednesday, December 19

Win Tix: A New Voice in Indie Music: Lola Kirke | Cafe du Nord
Wednesday, December 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cafe Du Nord
A New Voice in Indie Music: Lola Kirke | Cafe du NordEnter to Win

At sixteen, she discovered Gram Parsons and the “Cosmic American” genre he defined. Despite being a New Yorker by the way of London, Kirke felt a strong connection to his country rock sound. Emerging as a new voice in indie music but a familiar face …

Win Tix: Twinkling Experimental Pop: Cults | The Chapel
Wednesday, December 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel
Twinkling Experimental Pop: Cults | The ChapelEnter to Win

Brian Oblivion and Madeline Follin originally formed Cults as an outlet for their music experiment and a fortnight after posting their electro-pop breakout tune, “Go Outside”. which mixed dream pop haze with girl group harmonies that earned the band acclaim from publications including Pitchfork and …

Win Tix: Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to Be Women) | The Punch Line
Wednesday, December 19 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
Really Funny Comedians (Who Happen to Be Women) | The Punch LineEnter to Win

If you know anyone who has ever said women aren’t funny, sneak up behind them with a cast iron skillet, a mallet, or some other cartoon weapon, and drag their unconscious body to Really Funny Comedians(Who Happen to Be Women), a comedy show at The Punch …

Thursday, December 20

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “If Beale Street Could Talk” | AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
Thursday, December 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Metreon 16
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "If Beale Street Could Talk" | AMC Metreon 16 (SF)

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “If Beale Street Could Talk,” a romantic drama film directed and written by Barry Jenkins, based on James Baldwin’s novel of the same name.
Free Film Screening: If Beale Street Could Talk
December 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm
AMC Metreon 16 (SF)
RSVP code: SFFunCheapIBSCT

Tickets …

Win Tix: “A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret” Holiday Special | SF
Thursday, December 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Z Space Theater
"A Very Merry Misfit Cabaret" Holiday Special | SFEnter to Win

Kat Robichaud takes on all your favorite Christmas Specials from your childhood. With a live band and rotating cast of stunning performers including reigning burlesque queen, Frankie Fictitious, holiday drag by the incomparable Carnie Asada, Gremlins, Musical Guests, and more.
> Get Tickets – $30 Use code …

Free Sneak Preview Movie: “Escape Room” | AMC Van Ness 14
Thursday, December 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP code required; arrive early as admission is not guaranteed.
| AMC Van Ness 14
Free Sneak Preview Movie: "Escape Room" | AMC Van Ness 14

Attend an exclusive free sneak preview advanced screening of “Escape Room,” an American psychological thriller directed by Adam Robitel and written by Bragi F. Schut and Maria Melnik.
Free Film Screening: Escape Room
December 20, 2018 | 8:00 pm
AMC Van Ness 14
RSVP code: KHgmr76013

Tickets available through https://www.sonyscreenings.com/main/code_redeem
Tickets are free, but subject …

Friday, December 21

Win Tix: African-American Shakespeare Company’s “Cinderella” | Herbst Theatre
Friday, December 21 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Herbst Theatre
African-American Shakespeare Company’s "Cinderella" | Herbst TheatreEnter to Win

African-American Shakespeare Company proudly presents, “Cinderella”, an annual holiday treat, this timeless tale, brought to whimsical, magical life just in time for the holiday season, is an uplifting re-telling of the classic fairytale, featuring all of the pageantry, hilarity, and charm of the original, but …

Win Tix: Funk Rock & Jazz Fusion: More Fatter | Rickshaw Stop
Friday, December 21 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Rickshaw Stop
Funk Rock & Jazz Fusion: More Fatter | Rickshaw StopEnter to Win

More Fatter is a funk fusion band from the San Francisco Bay Area. With a mission to celebrate the wildly colorful and chaotic range of life, while inspiring and healing the hearts of listeners.
> Get Tickets – $13 Adv / $16 Door
The band explore the …

Win Tix: Fishbone: Crazy Glue X-Mas | Great American Music Hall
Friday, December 21 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Great American Music Hall
Fishbone: Crazy Glue X-Mas | Great American Music HallEnter to Win

Founded in 1979, Fishbone quickly claimed their spot at the table with their 1983 self titled release that included fan favorites like “Party at Ground Zero” and “Ugly,” and then followed that up in 1988 with their groundbreaking, critically acclaimed full length “Truth and Soul” …