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Wednesday, November 21

Win Tix: Taylor Mac’s “Holiday Sauce” Extravaganza | Curran Razzle dazzle this holiday season with up to 30% off tickets to the biggest holiday extravaganza in town, Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce. For strictly 11 performances, MacArthur Genius Taylor Mac returns to SF to help reframe the songs we love and the holidays we hate. Taylor Mac’s ...
Taylor Mac’s “Holiday Sauce” Extravaganza: 30% Off | Nov. 21-30
Taylor Mac's "Holiday Sauce" Extravaganza: 30% Off | Nov. 21-30

Razzle dazzle this holiday season with up to 30% off tickets to the biggest holiday extravaganza in town, Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce. For strictly 11 performances, MacArthur Genius Taylor Mac returns to SF to help reframe the songs we love and the holidays we hate. Taylor ...

Friday, November 23

30% Off: Taylor Mac’s “Holiday Sauce” Opening Night | Curran
30% Off: Taylor Mac's "Holiday Sauce" Opening Night | Curran

Razzle dazzle this holiday season with up to 30% off tickets to the biggest holiday extravaganza in town, Taylor Mac’s Holiday Sauce. For strictly 11 performances, MacArthur Genius Taylor Mac returns to SF to help reframe the songs we love and the holidays we hate. Taylor ...

The Last Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Games & Cosplay | PianoFight
Friday, November 23 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
The Last Drunkathalon: Free Comedy, Games & Cosplay | PianoFight

Please note that the event is happening on 11/23 and not 11/24 as previously posted. The promoter also announced that this will be the final event. Monthly

Monday, November 26

“Fury Road” Live Immersive Micro-Plays | PianoFight
Monday, November 26 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free-$20, suggested donation. Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| PianoFight
"Fury Road" Live Immersive Micro-Plays | PianoFight

In the first concert since the end of the world, apocalypse survivors gather at the only remaining venue for Mixtape: Fury Road , with live music and micro-plays staged around the PianoFight bar. MixTape “Fury Road” , Nov. 5 to Dec. 10, 2018 | ...Every Monday

Wednesday, November 28

Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale
Wednesday, November 28 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale

Come enjoy the blend of live comedy and music right in the tender knob. Its free to get in so don’t be shy. Laugh and dance the day off. Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night Every 4th Wednesday | 7:30 pm The Royale, 800 ...Monthly

Monday, December 3

“Fury Road” Live Immersive Micro-Plays | PianoFight
Monday, December 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free-$20, suggested donation. Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| PianoFight
"Fury Road" Live Immersive Micro-Plays | PianoFight

In the first concert since the end of the world, apocalypse survivors gather at the only remaining venue for Mixtape: Fury Road , with live music and micro-plays staged around the PianoFight bar. MixTape “Fury Road” , Nov. 5 to Dec. 10, 2018 | ...Every Monday

Tuesday, December 4

TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF
Tuesday, December 4 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 80 Turk
TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF

T.A.L.L. the Tenderloin Art Lending Library loans framed, original artwork, much of it by Tenderloin artists, for free to lower income residents. Take a work home for one month, bring it back and borrow another piece for one month. Just like the public library TALL: ...Monthly

Wednesday, December 5

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly

Friday, December 7

“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF
Friday, December 7 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE
"Block Fest" Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF

Every first Friday of the month, locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free art making. Block Fest animates and celebrates the unit block of Turk Street with free arts activities, cultural offerings, community information, and discussion for the local residents, workers, and visitors. From live performance ...Monthly

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, December 7 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
"Wrapped in Plastic" Jazz Quartet | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...Monthly

Saturday, December 8

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, December 8 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Monday, December 10

“Fury Road” Live Immersive Micro-Plays | PianoFight
Monday, December 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free-$20, suggested donation. Bring cash for food and drinks purchase.
| PianoFight
"Fury Road" Live Immersive Micro-Plays | PianoFight

In the first concert since the end of the world, apocalypse survivors gather at the only remaining venue for Mixtape: Fury Road , with live music and micro-plays staged around the PianoFight bar. MixTape “Fury Road” , Nov. 5 to Dec. 10, 2018 | ...Every Monday

Saturday, December 15

Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin
Saturday, December 15 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin

An urban oasis in the Tenderloin, Boeddeker Park hosts “Art in the Park” every third Saturday for an afternoon of free live music, visual art and spoken word from 3pm to 5pm with free refreshments. Art in the Park Every Third Saturday | 3pm Boeddeker Park, 240 Eddy St. ...Monthly

Sunday, December 16

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's "Antique Vibrator Museum" Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...Monthly

Wednesday, December 26

Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale
Wednesday, December 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale

Come enjoy the blend of live comedy and music right in the tender knob. Its free to get in so don’t be shy. Laugh and dance the day off. Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night Every 4th Wednesday | 7:30 pm The Royale, 800 ...Monthly

Tuesday, January 1

TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF
Tuesday, January 1 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 80 Turk
TALL: Tenderloin Art Lending Library | SF

T.A.L.L. the Tenderloin Art Lending Library loans framed, original artwork, much of it by Tenderloin artists, for free to lower income residents. Take a work home for one month, bring it back and borrow another piece for one month. Just like the public library TALL: ...Monthly

Wednesday, January 2

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly

Friday, January 4

“Block Fest” Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF
Friday, January 4 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| CounterPULSE
"Block Fest" Tenderloin Arts Festival & Free Art Making | SF

Every first Friday of the month, locally sourced Artist Activators offer up free art making. Block Fest animates and celebrates the unit block of Turk Street with free arts activities, cultural offerings, community information, and discussion for the local residents, workers, and visitors. From live performance ...Monthly

“Wrapped in Plastic” Jazz Quartet | The Royale
Friday, January 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
"Wrapped in Plastic" Jazz Quartet | The Royale

Wrapped in Plastic provides fresh sounds of old and new jazz to the Bay Area. In addition to an ever-expanding repertoire of jazz originals, the group reinterprets old favorites and lesser-known gems in new and modern ways – passing from Miles Davis to the music ...Monthly

Saturday, January 12

Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF
Saturday, January 12 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | EXIT Theatre
Saturday Write Fever: Insta-Plays Written & Performed | SF

Every second Saturday of the month, EXIT Theatre invites writers, actors, directors, theater creators and theater audiences alike to a free evening of quick script-making and flash-fried performance. Join in for: 8:30 pm: Mixer 9 pm: Writing sprint where writers have 30 minutes to generate original monologues based ...Monthly

Saturday, January 19

Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin
Saturday, January 19 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boeddeker Park
Art in the Park: Live Music, Arts & Spoken Word | Tenderloin

An urban oasis in the Tenderloin, Boeddeker Park hosts “Art in the Park” every third Saturday for an afternoon of free live music, visual art and spoken word from 3pm to 5pm with free refreshments. Art in the Park Every Third Saturday | 3pm Boeddeker Park, 240 Eddy St. ...Monthly

Sunday, January 20

SF’s “Antique Vibrator Museum” Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations
SF's "Antique Vibrator Museum" Free Guided Tour Day | Good Vibrations

Did you know SF has an Antique Vibrator Museum? Take a free tour of this unique space every 3rd Sunday of the month with Antique Vibrator Museum curator Dr. Carol Queen.  Free, but you must RSVP at least 72 hours in advance by calling the Polk St. store ...Monthly

Wednesday, January 23

Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale
Wednesday, January 23 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night | The Royale

Come enjoy the blend of live comedy and music right in the tender knob. Its free to get in so don’t be shy. Laugh and dance the day off. Royale-ty Check: Free Music & Comedy Night Every 4th Wednesday | 7:30 pm The Royale, 800 ...Monthly

Wednesday, February 6

The Setup’s “A Funny Thing Happened” Storytelling Night | Beer Basement
The Setup's "A Funny Thing Happened" Storytelling Night | Beer Basement

The First Wednesday of every Month, The Setup presents“A Funny Thing Happened”, a night of world class storytelling. You’ll be joining bestselling authors, Emmy-Award winning writers, TED speakers, stars of The Moth Radio hour, Snap Judgment and accomplished comedic voices in an intimate setting right ...Monthly