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PUNKS GIT CUT: JAY HOWELL ZINE SIGNING
THU. 11/12 | 6:00PM @ 111 MINNA GALLERY
‘Punks Git Cut ‘ gathers all of Howell’s highly sought-after mini comics, zines, rare one-offs, and select paintings into one glorious 420-page collection. Jay Howell’s decidedly west coast aesthetic focuses on life-affirming subjects like skateboarding, sex, dogs, and parties and will convert even the most resolute misanthropes.
SAN FRANCISCO GREEN FESTIVAL
FRI. 11/13 | 12:00PM @ COW PALACE
America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event, Green Festival is a vibrant marketplace where organizations come to showcase their green products and services, and where people go to learn how to live a more sustainable life. Arrive by bicycle, park at the Green Festival Bike Valet and receive FREE admission.
ADMISSION: $15 – $30
TONI TIPTON-MARTIN, THE JEMIMA CODE: TWO CENTURIES OF AFRICAN AMERICAN COOKBOOKS
SAT. 11/14 | 3:00PM – 4:00PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
To discover the true role of black women in the creation of American, and especially southern, cuisine, Toni Tipton-Martin has spent years amassing one of the world’s largest private collections of cookbooks published by African American authors, looking for evidence of their impact on American food, families, and communities and for ways we might use that knowledge to inspire community wellness of every kind.
SFAI CONCENTRATE UNCOMMON ART FESTIVAL
SUN. 11/15 | 6:00PM @ SFAI
A daylong adventure that celebrates artists, community, and the inimitable spirit of SFAI. Sunday’s daytime Concentrate festivities are open to all, and features work for sale by 170+ student-artists beginning at $1, family-friendly art making activities, a beer garden for adults, sweet and savory food trucks, SFAI DJs, goats, and so much more.
BIG K.R.I.T., WITH BJ THE CHICAGO KID, SCOTTY ATL, DELOREAN
MON. 11/16 | 8:00PM @ SLIM’S
With his newest album, Cadillactica, K.R.I.T. is out for blood. He plans to solidify his status as a reigning king of southern rap while he takes music listeners on a journey through sound and lyricism they will not soon forget. The next king is ready to take up his crown. Make sure you are there to witness it.
TUE. 11/17 | 6:30PM – 7:30PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
Whatever the occasion, food-in the making and the eating-should always be pleasurable. Simply Nigella taps into the rhythms of our cooking lives with recipes that are uncomplicated and relaxed yet always satisfying.
RAISE THE MACALLAN SCOTCH TASTING
WED. 11/18 | 6:30PM @ BESPOKE
Come to Bespoke at Westfield San Francisco with your friends and colleagues to “Raise The Macallan” at a private single malt scotch whisky tasting and learn a little bit about what makes it one of the celebrated whiskies in the world.
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP
THU. 11/12 | 10:00PM @ OUTPUT
With the experimental warmth of ’60s French films and the pizzicato flavor of horizontal hip-hop, Simon Green’s Bonobo project established the welcome niche of a pretension-free, post-party intellectual chillout.
ADMISSION: $15.00 – $25.00FROG EYES, LEVERAGE MODELS, PIGEONS
FR. 11/13 | 8:00PM @ BABY’S ALL RIGHT
Forming out of the ashes of Victoria BC‘s Blue Pine, key members of that aforementioned group have reformed taking their unique swirling, stumbling sound of Blue Pine and drag it into more darker, dramatic, and drunken territory.
ADMISSION: $12TREVOR NOAH
SAT. 11/14 | 7:00PM @ THE TOWN HALL
Trevor Noah was recently chosen to become the next host of the John Stewart’s “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central. He made his U.S. television debut in 2012 on “TheTonight Show with Jay Leno” and has also appeared on the “Late Show with David Letterman,” becoming the first South African stand-up comedian to appear on either late night show.9TH ANNUAL FERNET-BRANCA BARBACK GAMES
SUN. 11/15 | 9:30PM @ MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG
The ultimate hospitality industry battle continues its longstanding national tradition of barback gladiators battling through a series of rigorous challenges to crowds of cheering industry friends.
MON. 11/16 | 10:00PM @ BOWERY ELECTRIC
Boogie Blinds Bday throwdown with Skratch Bastid. Punk Rock, New Wave, Funk and Soul, Pop Music, Salsa, Rock and Roll, Calypso, Reggae, Rhythm and Blues, Disco and anything else classic and danceable -all on 45 RPM singles.
THE PASTE MAGAZINE CLOUD LAUNCH PARTY
TUE. 11/17 | 8:00PM @ BROOKLYN BOWL
Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, The Lighthouse and The Whaler.
By now, Charles Bradley’s remarkable, against-all-odds rise has been well-documented – how he transcended a bleak life on the streets and struggled through a series of ill-fitting jobs – most famously as a James Brown impersonator at Brooklyn clubs – before finally being discovered by Daptone’s Gabe Roth.
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP
GRIMES, NICOLE DOLLANGANGER
WED. 11/18 | 8:00PM @ MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG
GRIMES the multimedia project of Canadian artist Claire Boucher.
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