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Litquake Poetic Tuesdays Kick-Off | Yerba Buena Gardens

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Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Jessie Square | 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94199

Event Details

SF’s Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2022 (May 7 – October 29)

The 2022 Yerba Buena Gardens Festival announces the lineup of over 100 free outdoor music, theater, circus, dance, poetry, and children’s programs. The Festival will open on Saturday, May 7 at 1:00pm with Cuban percussionist Jesús Díaz y su Habana Afro-Cuban Ensemble with an opening set from Chulita Vinyl Club at 12:30pm.

Please note there are a few pre-festival events from April 20 to May 4 including The History of Black Music (Sat. April 23) and a Yerba Gardens Tree Tour (Sat. April 30)

Now in its 22nd year, the Festival will run each and every week and weekend until October 29 and is located between Mission and Howard Streets and Third and Fourth Streets in downtown San Francisco.  For more information, visit ybgfestival.org.

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival 2022

May 7 – October 29, 2022
Plus pre-festival events April 20-May 3
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission btwn Third and Fourth, SoMa, SF
FREE

Directions & Parking | Admission-Free Seating | Performance Times | See the Full Calendar

Bring your lunch and slather on your sunscreen for a shiny new season of Poetic Tuesdays. Curated by Litquake festival coordinator and poet Jen Siraganian, the monthly collaboration between Litquake: San Francisco’s Literary Festival and the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival features the Bay Area’s poets and musicians. Each Poetic Tuesday starts at 12:30 and includes four award-winning poets and one incredible musical artist. Don’t miss it!

This program will feature Tria Andrews, Rebecca Foust, Bill Mayer, Bruce Snider, and musical guest Naima Shalhoub.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Literature, San Francisco
Address: 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94199