111 Minna Gallery Event Calendar - The gallery showcases a unique blend of local and international artists, world class DJ's, live performance, and film screenings in an elegantly urban and ever-changing 4,000 square foot space.
Art Scene SF - Visual arts events in San Francisco. Gallery openings, museum events, art classes.
Ashkenaz - Events and concerts listings: 1317 San Pablo Ave., at Gilman (Berkeley).
Bay Area Open Mic Calendar - An open mic, literally, means there will be a microphone set up and access to it is open to the public. An open mic is a rare opportunity for both veteran and untried performers to get in front of an audience and do whatever it is they do.
Berkeley City Club - Berkeley's lively intellectual and cultural community has found a home at the Berkeley City Club, and many of its events are open to the general public. Enjoy world-renowned performers and authors as well as fun parties, stimulating lectures and other events.
Fleet Week - Takes place every October on the Marina Green over Italian Heritage Weekend: SFFW's air show, parade of ships and many other community events.
Freight and Salvage - An all-ages, non-smoking, alcohol-free performance venue located in Berkeley, California. Coffee, teas, sodas, desserts, and light snacks are available at the Freight food counter.
Garden Show - Northwest and San Francisco flower and garden shows.
Goethe-Institut San Francisco: Calendar of Events - The Goethe-Institut organizes a variety of programs in the arts and humanities, highlighting current aspects of German and European cultural, political, and intellectual life. In close collaboration with local partners, the Goethe-Institut co-hosts film series, conferences, exhibitions, concerts, dance, and theatre performances, cutting edge projects, interactive media and computer related events.
Goldstar - Half-price tickets to live entertainment, like theater, comedy, sports, music, performing arts and even things like wine tastings, sushi making classes and rodeos.
Herbst Theatre Calendar of Events - Musical events such as Philharmonia Baroque and the Women's Philharmonic; the City Arts and Lectures series, which presents about 30 literary events a year; SF Performances, which presents classical music, and more.
Italian Heritage Parade - In 1994, the The Columbus Day Parade evolved into the Italian Heritage Parade in an effort to celebrate the accomplishments and culture of all Italians and Italian Americans featuring Italian-American dignitaries, music, performances, floats and commerce.
Intersection for the Arts - San Francisco's oldest alternative art space and has a long history of presenting new and experimental work in the fields of literature, theater, music and the visual arts and also in nurturing and supporting the Bay Area's cultural community through service, technical support and mentorship programs.
List, The - Compiled by Steve Koepke: funk-punk-thrash-ska upcoming shows of interest.
Luggage Store Gallery: Events Calendar - Programs are dedicated to broadening social and aesthetic networks, by encouraging the flow of image and ideas between different cultural and economic communities. Three venues, 1007 Market Street, 509 Ellis Street and Cohen Alley. Monthly exhibitions, weekly Tuesday comedy open mike/workshop, weekly Thursday Creative Music, experimental, improvisation and electronic; and other events.
Poetry Center - The Poetry Center hosts two annual seasons, Spring and Fall, of public literary readings located on the SFSU campus and in numerous public venues throughout San Francisco.
Public Work - A multifaceted event and community space in San Francisco's Mission District. Public Works consists of a performance/event space, bar, art gallery and artist work shop/community room.
Remezcla: San Francisco - City guide to Latin culture, events, music, festivals, art, movies, parties, concert tickets, and restaurants in San Francisco.
San Francisco Art Book Fair - An annual multi-day festival of artists' publications. This event is free and open to the public, featuring artists’ books, art catalogs, monographs, periodicals, zines, printed ephemera, and artists' multiples.
San Francisco Classical Voice (SFCV) - Provides information of many different types: a searchable, sortable events calendar/database that lists almost every classical music event in the Bay Area and enables users to buy tickets and even make dinner reservations; a ticket-discounting program (expanding this year); a multimedia database of composer biographies that is regularly accessed by students of all levels; a glossary of important musical terms; a searchable, sortable database of music teachers around the Bay; lists of music organizations and educational organizations; tips and advice from professionals for parents of young musicians; individual pages for musicians and local groups, and much more.
San Francisco Design Center (SFDC) - Offers two locations to accommodate a wide array of events. The Galleria Atrium is a polished elegant space featuring a fully retractable skylight and exposed brick walls. It is a perfect location for corporate receptions, galas and fashion shows. The Concourse Exhibition Center, a historic converted railway station made of glass, steel and sandblasted wood, offers over 125,000 square feet of space. An ideal venue for your next large scale event or exhibition. See Upcoming Events calendar.
SF Sketchfest -
A nationally recognized comedy festival that mixes national headliners, local favorites and the best up-and-coming groups from throughout North America for a month of sketch, improv, stand-up and alternative comedy.
Shakespeare Santa Cruz - A professional repertory company in residence at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The festival was founded in 1981 and continues to be held annually each summer at UC Santa Cruz. Plays are held indoors on the UCSC Theatre Arts Mainstage and outdoors among the redwoods in the Festival Glen.
Squid List - Laughing Squid's curated list of art, culture and technology events taking place in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sunday Streets SF - Sunday Streets are events that encourage recreation, community activities and fun in San Francisco. Sunday Streets closes stretches of city streets to automobile traffic, and opens them to people for several hours on a various Sundays throughout the year, so participants can enjoy a large, temporary, public space where they can bike, walk, run, dance, do yoga, or do any other physical activity. Non-profit and health organizations offer free activities and share information about their services during the events.
Theatre Bay Area - Programs, workshops, news, grants, publications; calendar, articles, archives; half-price ticket booth; bulletin boards, audition and job listings.
MisterSF - Look up a street name origin, find a local business and recommend one, salute the City's past, celebrate the future, read unique details about movies made in San Francisco, and more. Created and maintained by San Franciscan Hank Donat.
Petaluma Visitors Guide - Recently bestowed monikers include Travel & Leisure Magazine naming Petaluma one of the "Nation's Top Ten Getaways Near A Major City", and Latitude 38, the boater's bible, titled Petaluma one of the "Bay Area's Top Ten Leisure Boating Destinations."
San Francisco - A guide to the city of San Francisco: its arts and culture, movies, entertainment, restaurants, music, bars and clubs, parties, history, politics, people.
San-Francisco-Theater.com - Guide to San Francisco's theaters, including Broadway in San Francisco, and some of the finest concert halls in the world. To find a show, book tickets, check the seating chart, plan where to eat and how to get there just click on any one of the theaters or shows listed.
SFHeart - A longtime love affair with San Francisco. The Golden Gate, San Francisco photos, quotes, songs, books, films, music, pictures. History of hippie daze, the sixties, Peace and Love, New Age, Poetry and links.
SF Station - Up-to-date insider information on San Francisco's best cafes, restaurants, bars, shopping, alternative film, theaters, clubs, live events, museums, fine arts, and more.
Theatermania - Comprehensive listings, news, reviews, interviews and video content. Provides online marketing programs and ticketing services to performing arts organizations, museums, concerts, festivals, events and sports teams across the nation through its proprietary ticketing system, OvationTix.
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