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Sol Development with Mino Yanci: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Yerba Buena Gardens (Esplanade) | 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2018 | SF

Between May and October in 2018, the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival presents 100 free performances on three outdoor stages in Yerba Buena Gardens.

Admission is free and entertainment includes music, theater, dance, cultural events, educational and children’s programs.

Oakland-based MC, award-winning spoken word poet, activist, and educator Karega Bailey is the guiding spirit behind SoL DeVeloPMeNT, a charismatic crew that delivers trenchant, politically resonant verse amidst an inexorable flow of jazz, soul and hip-hop grooves. The director of special education at Oakland’s Roses in Concrete Community School, Bailey is the subject of the documentary “Surrender: A Story of Rhythm Restoring Hope,” which followed his album “Surrender” and his book “Surrender: A Poetic Ethnography.” In Sol Development, he’s rallied a potent contingent of music educators to create an uplifting soundtrack to the movement for justice, freedom and hope. Sacramento’s four-piece soul combo Mino Yanci provides the grooves for SoL DeVeloPMeNT.

Event Details

Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Funcheap Presents, Live Music, Outdoors, San Francisco, Top Annual Events
Address: 773 Mission St., San Francisco, CA

Thursday, August 2, 2018

10:00 am   2018 Tacolicious Guest Chef: Blair Warsham of The Bird | Ferry Plaza Farmers Market  $4.95*
*In 2017, the cost for the Tacolicious event was $4.95. We expect the same this year.
10:00 am   Pez Museum: Free Admission Day | Burlingame  FREE
10:00 am   Sneak Peek Guided Tours of SF’s New Rooftop Park | SoMa  FREE*
*RSVP Required. Non-transferable
11:00 am   Free First Thursdays at Berkeley Art Museum | East Bay  FREE*
*Free admission to galleries. Film programs are excluded
12:00 pm   People in Plazas: Accordian Soul Music Concert | SF  FREE
12:30 pm   Sol Development with Mino Yanci: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival | SF  FREE
5:00 pm   “Presidio Twilight” Campfire Party with Off the Grid | SF  FREE*
*Bring cash for food and drinks
6:00 pm   SFJAZZ Summer Jazz 2018: The Love Gangsters | Palo Alto  FREE
6:00 pm   Free Top 40/Dance Party Concert in the Park | San Mateo  FREE
6:00 pm   Lower Polk / TL Art Walk | Trendyloin  FREE
6:00 pm   Castro Art Walk | First Thursdays  FREE
6:30 pm   Moraga Summer Concert: Bay Area 60’s Psychedelic Rock | East Bay  FREE
6:30 pm   Music & Market Summer Concerts: James Clark Presents Elvis, Elton & Mick | Concord  FREE
7:00 pm   Free Shakespeare in the Park: A Midsummer Night’s Dream | Cupertino  FREE
7:00 pm   San Francisco Mime Troupe’s “Seeing Red: A Time-Traveling Musical” | Oakland  FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted
8:00 pm   Outdoor Waterfront Flicks: “Bridesmaids” | Jack London Square  FREE
8:00 pm   New Filmmakers Open Screening | Mission Dist.  FREE
8:00 pm   Throwback Thursdays at Virgil’s: Late 90’s to Early 2000’s Pop | SF  FREE
8:00 pm   Haight Ashbury Comedy Night | Milk Bar  FREE*
*Use promo code HELLAFUNNY for free tickets. Otherwise, it's $15.
8:30 pm   Movies on the Square: “The Greatest Showman” | Redwood City  FREE
8:30 pm   Free Movies in the Park: “Wonder Woman” | Pleasanton  FREE
9:00 pm   Bay Party Vibes on the D-block | SF  FREE
9:00 pm   “Laugh Your Gays Off” Free Comedy Night | Castro  FREE*
*Free with $5 suggested donation, no drink minimums and 2-for-1 drinks until 9pm
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