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Thursday, April 25

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, ...Every Thursday

National Poetry Month w/ Tongo Eisen-Martin | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
National Poetry Month w/ Tongo Eisen-Martin | SF
On Thursday, April 25 the Main Library celebrates National Poetry Month with a program led by the astonishing virtuosic poet Tongo Eisen-Martin. Come hear Eisen-Martin read along with other poets who are committed to the social transformation of an insanely oppressive society. This is one ...

Friday, April 26

SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert “Crossover” | SF
Friday, April 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but seating is first come, first served
| Herbst Theatre
SF Chamber Orchestra Main Stage Concert "Crossover" | SF
We explore the fascinating intersections of classical, pop and jazz with the Catalyst String Quartet (“invariably energetic and finely burnished” according to The New York Times) and our own rock-star violist, Darcy Rindt. Hear how Mozart invented jazz, along with romantic works by the British ...

Saturday, April 27

SFUSD Student Arts Festival 2019: Opening Day | Asian Art Museum
SFUSD Student Arts Festival 2019: Opening Day | Asian Art Museum

The 2019 SFUSD Arts Festival is running from April 27 to May 5, 2019. hosted at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco with music and dance performances most of the day For the past 33 years this unique San Francisco event has been a ...

San Francisco Ballet “Fan Fest” & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Company Class Observation & Interactive Outdoor Booths Free.
| War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet "Fan Fest" & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Join for an up-close look at the dancers’ daily ritual, Company Class, on stage at the War Memorial Opera House. Plus, grab a bite to eat and visit the interactive booths outside the Opera House at Fan Fest to try on a tutu, learn about pointe ...
National Poetry Month w/ Poet Rozalie Hirs | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
National Poetry Month w/ Poet Rozalie Hirs | SF
Join for a poetry reading and lecture on creativity by the acclaimed Netherlands-based poet and composer Rozalie Hirs. Her poems and musical compositions are lyrical and innovative, and in both art forms she explores the adventure of listening, reading, and imagining.

Sunday, April 28

SFUSD Student Arts Festival: Literary Arts Day | Asian Art Museum
SFUSD Student Arts Festival: Literary Arts Day | Asian Art Museum

The 2019 SFUSD Arts Festival is running from April 27 to May 5, 2019. hosted at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco with music and dance performances most of the day For the past 33 years this unique San Francisco event has been a ...

1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
1930s 1,000 Sqft San Francisco Scale Model: Final Day | SF
Please note the final day of the scale model of San Francisco has been extended from March 25 to April 28, 2019.

Tuesday, April 30

National Poetry Month: An Evening of South Asian-American Poetry | SF
Tuesday, April 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
National Poetry Month: An Evening of South Asian-American Poetry | SF

April is National Poetry Month and the San Francisco Public Library has scheduled abundant programs to entice the entire community. From readings by world-renowned poets to films about national poets laureate, from poems in your pocket to blackout poetry crafts, the Library has something for ...

South Asian-American Poetry Night | SF Main Library
Tuesday, April 30 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
South Asian-American Poetry Night | SF Main Library
Come celebrate the final day of National Poetry Month by attending our program devoted to prominent South Asian-American authors. The program begins with poet Tanuja Mehrotra Wakefield reading from her new book, Undersong. Next, the featured poet, Athena Kashyap, will read from her books, Crossing ...

Wednesday, May 1

Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards Ceremony | Herbst Theater
Wednesday, May 1 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP required
| Herbst Theatre
Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards Ceremony | Herbst Theater
Please join in at the 2019 Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards Ceremony and Reception on May 1 at the Herbst Theater. This official City and County of San Francisco event aims to bring together Bay Area communities in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This ...

Thursday, May 2

SFUSD Student Arts Festival: Community Day | Asian Art Museum
SFUSD Student Arts Festival: Community Day | Asian Art Museum

The 2019 SFUSD Arts Festival is running from April 27 to May 5, 2019. hosted at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco with music and dance performances most of the day For the past 33 years this unique San Francisco event has been a ...

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, ...Every Thursday

Dances for Camera: Award-winning Screendance Shorts | SF Main Library
Thursday, May 2 – 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Dances for Camera: Award-winning Screendance Shorts | SF Main Library
In celebration of Bay Area National Dance Week, SFDFF and San Francisco Public Library continue the tradition of presenting SFDFF’s popular highlight reels – this year from the 2018 festival. Includes award-winning international screendance shorts plus a retrospective collection of local Bay Area screendance shorts created ...

Sunday, May 5

SFUSD Student Arts Festival 2019: Final Day | Asian Art Museum
SFUSD Student Arts Festival 2019: Final Day | Asian Art Museum

The 2019 SFUSD Arts Festival is running from April 27 to May 5, 2019. hosted at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco with music and dance performances most of the day For the past 33 years this unique San Francisco event has been a ...

Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF
Sunday, May 5 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Special exhibitions may require separate admission surcharge
| Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum Free Admission Day | SF

The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is one of the largest museums in the Western world devoted exclusively to Asian Art, with a collection of over 18,000 artworks spanning 6,000 years of history. Target Free Sundays Typically the first Sunday of the month Asian ...Monthly

Monday, May 6

The 4th SFMade “City Hall PopUp Shop” | SF
Monday, May 6 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| San Francisco City Hall
The 4th SFMade "City Hall PopUp Shop" | SF
Shop and support over 40 makers, artisans and merchants from every district as San Francisco celebrates Small Business Week at the City Hall Pop-Up Shop. City Hall Popup Shop Monday, May 6, 2019 | 11 am to 5 pm SF City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, ...

Thursday, May 9

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, ...Every Thursday

Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library
Thursday, May 9 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE | San Francisco Main Public Library
Thursday Night Poem Jam | SF Main Library

Join San Francisco Main Public Library with talented poets for a poetry jam. The Main Library’s monthly Poem Jam poetry reading series, moderated by Kim Shuck, takes place on Thursdays at 6 pm in the Main Library. Thursday Night Poem Jam Every 2nd Thursday | ...Monthly

Friday, May 10

“Westward” All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day
Friday, May 10 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Open to the public.
| San Francisco City Hall
"Westward" All-Female Photography Exhibit | Final Day

The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries (SFAC Galleries) is excited to present Westward, an exhibition that features Ten female photographers documenting and depicting the West from May 11, 2018 – May 10, 2019. Curated by independent curator Ann Jastrab, Westward presents an opportunity to break away ...

Sunday, May 12

Tenderloin Neighborhood Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Sunday, May 12 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| McAllister & Leavenworth
Tenderloin Neighborhood Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Explore the Tenderloin’s isolated rural village beginnings and its years as a quiet residential and small business neighborhood. Find out how it morphed into San Francisco’s hotel and silk stocking entertainment and vice district, how it became part of the mean streets in the last ...

Wednesday, May 15

“Biblio Bistro” Farmers’ Market Cooking School | UN Plaza
Wednesday, May 15 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | UN Plaza
"Biblio Bistro" Farmers' Market Cooking School | UN Plaza

Wondering how to prepare the beautiful produce that our local farmers are growing and selling at the Farmers Market? Come check out a live demonstration of how to sauté a featured vegetable at the Heart of the City Farmers Market with Biblio Bistro, the Library’s mobile ...Monthly

Thursday, May 16

Asian Art Museum’s $10 Thursday Nights | SF
Asian Art Museum's $10 Thursday Nights | SF

The Asian Art Museum is back on Valentine’s Day February 14 through August 29, 2019. The museum will be open until 9 pm on Thursdays and general admission is just $10. You can spend an evening in their beautiful building enjoying the galleries, fun talks, ...Every Thursday

Friday, May 17

Skywatchers’ “At The Table: Visions” Festival | May 17-19
Friday, May 17 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium
Skywatchers' "At The Table: Visions" Festival | May 17-19

3-day community festival presents “At The Table: Visions” with performances by Skywatchers Ensemble and new interactive art installation. This three-day festival will take place in San Francisco’s Tenderloin and blend performance, visual arts, community dining, and dialogue to highlight the challenges facing the Tenderloin neighborhood. ...

Saturday, May 18

Skywatchers’ “At The Table: Visions” Festival | SF
Saturday, May 18 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kelly Cullen Community Auditorium
Skywatchers' "At The Table: Visions" Festival | SF

3-day community festival presents “At The Table: Visions” with performances by Skywatchers Ensemble and new interactive art installation. This three-day festival will take place in San Francisco’s Tenderloin and blend performance, visual arts, community dining, and dialogue to highlight the challenges facing the Tenderloin neighborhood. ...