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Friday, October 7

Bay Area SHARKtober Party w/ Surf Metal Band + Shark Lectures (Pacifica)
Friday, October 7 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Cotton Crustacean
Bay Area SHARKtober Party w/ Surf Metal Band + Shark Lectures (Pacifica)
Blue Drinks Bay Area is getting extra sharky for October thanks to a very special guest, shark biologist Dr. David Shiffman, coming through the San Francisco Bay Area during his book tour for ‘Why Sharks Matter‘. Doesn’t sound sharky enough? We’ll be taking this SHARKtober Blue Drinks ...

Saturday, October 8

Epic 12-Hour “Our Labyrinth For Grace” Art, Music & Dance Event (Grace Cathedral)
Saturday, October 8 – 12:00 pm | Cost: $20 | Grace Cathedral
Epic 12-Hour "Our Labyrinth For Grace" Art, Music & Dance Event (Grace Cathedral)
Grace Cathedral’s 2022 Artist in Residence is the phenomenal New York and Paris-based Lee Mingwei. Lee creates participatory installations, infused with beauty and ritual, where strangers can explore issues of trust, intimacy, and self-awareness. Lee’s work has been shown internationally, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art ...

AWKtober “Mortified Live” Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling (Oakland)
AWKtober "Mortified Live" Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling (Oakland)

As heard on The Mortified Podcast, & seen on Netflix’s Mortified Nation, check out Mortified – the national comedy/storytelling sensation live! Hear adults share their actual, embarrassing, & hilarious teen diaries live in front of total strangers. Treat yourself to a night out of Covid ...

Sunday, October 9

The Forum w/ Artist Lee Mingwei & Dancers (Grace Cathedral)
Sunday, October 9 – 9:30 am | Cost: FREE | Grace Cathedral
The Forum w/ Artist Lee Mingwei & Dancers (Grace Cathedral)

From October 2-9, 2022, Lee Mingwei will join Grace Cathedral as the Artist in Residence! Lee will contemplate the Year of Connection and share his story and inspiration at cornerstone events such as The Forum, Yoga on the Labyrinth, and Choral Eucharist. He will offer ...

“Comrade Sisters” Black Panther Outdoor Book Reading at Kerouac Alley (SF)
Sunday, October 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*First come, first serve
| Jack Kerouac Alley
"Comrade Sisters" Black Panther Outdoor Book Reading at Kerouac Alley (SF)
City Lights joins Ericka Huggins and Stephen Shames and local friends (tba) celebrating the launch for the publication of Comrade Sisters: Women of the Black Panther Party: Photographs by Stephen Shames, Text by Ericka Huggins published by ACC Art Books – This event will take place in Kerouac Alley, between City Lights and Vesuvio ...

Friday, October 14

AWKtober “Mortified Live” Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling at DNA Lounge (SF)
Friday, October 14 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $15*
*Normally $20, use code NT863C for $5 off
| DNA Lounge
AWKtober "Mortified Live" Teen Angst Diaries + Storytelling at DNA Lounge (SF)

As heard on The Mortified Podcast, & seen on Netflix’s Mortified Nation, check out Mortified – the national comedy/storytelling sensation live! Hear adults share their actual, embarrassing, & hilarious teen diaries live in front of total strangers. Treat yourself to a night out of Covid ...

Saturday, October 15

SF’s 2022 Filipino-American International Book Festival (Oct. 15-16)
Saturday, October 15 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF's 2022 Filipino-American International Book Festival (Oct. 15-16)

The Nation’s Largest Filipino American Book Festival Announces Its Return to San Francisco – Oct 15-16, 2022 Announcing the 6th Filipino American International Book Festival (FAIBF), the largest of its kind in the country. More than 40 authors and artists from the United States, and ...

“Bikes to Books” 9th Anniversary Ride (SF)
Saturday, October 15 – 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London St
"Bikes to Books" 9th Anniversary Ride (SF)
Celebrate nine years of Bikes to Books with our free signature Literary History bicycle tour, connecting the 12 streets renamed for authors and artists on a proposal from City Lights Books in 1988. For this particular ride we’ll be leaning into all things literary, talking ...

Sunday, October 16

SF’s 2022 Filipino-American International Book Festival (Oct. 15-16)
Sunday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
SF's 2022 Filipino-American International Book Festival (Oct. 15-16)

The Nation’s Largest Filipino American Book Festival Announces Its Return to San Francisco – Oct 15-16, 2022 Announcing the 6th Filipino American International Book Festival (FAIBF), the largest of its kind in the country. More than 40 authors and artists from the United States, and ...

Step/Song/Story: Sunday Dance/Poetry/DJ Series Salesforce Rooftop Park (SF)
Sunday, October 16 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP required
| Salesforce Park
Step/Song/Story: Sunday Dance/Poetry/DJ Series Salesforce Rooftop Park (SF)

Conceived, curated, and choreographed by Co-Artistic Director Katerina Wong, Step/Song/Story is a live, collaborative storytelling event that will bring together Bay Area-based dancers, musicians, and text-based/literary artists for a public cross-disciplinary performance. On the third Sunday of each month from September-November, the Main Plaza of TJPA’s Salesforce ...

Sunday, November 20

Step/Song/Story: Sunday Dance/Poetry/DJ Series Salesforce Rooftop Park (SF)
Sunday, November 20 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*No RSVP required
| Salesforce Park
Step/Song/Story: Sunday Dance/Poetry/DJ Series Salesforce Rooftop Park (SF)

Conceived, curated, and choreographed by Co-Artistic Director Katerina Wong, Step/Song/Story is a live, collaborative storytelling event that will bring together Bay Area-based dancers, musicians, and text-based/literary artists for a public cross-disciplinary performance. On the third Sunday of each month from September-November, the Main Plaza of TJPA’s Salesforce ...