This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York
RAD UPCOMING SF EVENTS
LOCAL PRODUCE 3 FEAT. RICHIE CUNNING
THU. 12/10 | 9:00PM @ ELBO ROOM
San Francisco-native Richie Cunning in a DrumDealer music showcase featuring GiGiO, Goodword, DWIZ, MAZTA I, Milya brethren, S.T.A.T.I.K. Hosted by MC Infinite & the Gemstone Band. Fresh Beats by Tahaj the First.
FRI. 12/11 | 9:30PM @ LOVE + PROPAGANDA
LOVE + PROPAGANDA is a social club that brings together art, fashion, Music, and culture at night in San Francisco in the heart of Union Square. LOVE + PROPAGANDA is fully equipped with one-of-a-kind visual stimulation and a state of the art Funktion One sound system.
ADMISSION: FREE ENTRANCE B4 11PM WITH RSVP
PAROL LANTERN FESTIVAL & PARADE
SAT. 12/12 | 5:00PM – 9:00PM @ SOMA
Celebrate in festive Filipino style at the annual Parol Lantern Festival & Parade, held in Yerba Buena Gardens and Jessie Square, where you can watch traditional, star-shaped Filipino Christmas lanterns (called parols) march along Yerba Buena Lane, along with live music, art, games and performances.
URBAN AIR MARKET: HOLIDAY SHOW
SUN. 12/13 | 11:00AM – 5:00PM @ PIER 70
The first holiday season marketplace, featuring 170 sustainable design brands and makers of apparel, accessories, home goods, art, and body products.
Meg Baird, Johnny Young
MON. 12/14 | 8:30PM @ HEMLOCK TAVERN
Baird’s songs of memory and forgetting…within the architecture of shimmering guitars and melancholy light…razor sharp edge of her voice in your bones. Young’s finger picking guitarist ala John Fahey/Nick Drake/Tacoma Records/American Primitive style.
ARTIST TALK: “The Colored Museum” works by Andrew Wilson
TUE. 12/15 | 6:30PM – 8:30PM @ IMPACT HUB OAKLAND
“The Colored Museum” is a journey to make visible the underpinnings of an American consciousness shaped by the story that is often handed to us by media outlets and educational institutions and offer a nuanced counter-narrative. The Cyanotype prints serve as an indelible reminder of the ways in which enslaved Africans were moved for the cultivation of crops, taking with them fragments of culture and heritage.
MASON JAR COOKIE MIX CLASS
WED. 12/16 | 6:00PM @ NEW SEASONS MARKET
Adults and kids are invited to learn how to put together Mason Jar Cookie mixes creative and fun gift idea. Sample four different mixes then select one to assemble. Jar and all of the ingredients you need will be supplied. Preregistration required.
J FERNANDEZ, GOSPELBEACH, CHINA
THU. 12/17 | 8:30PM @ BOTTOM OF THE HILL
While Fernandez crafts a distinctive blend of dextrous, spidery guitars and quivering organ, he’s practically anonymous as a lyricist. Fernandez’ songs use the languid, daydreamy haze of bedroom pop to hint at the pathos of wasted life.
RAD UPCOMING NY EVENTS
PANDORA HOLIDAY FEATURING FALL OUT BOY, PANIC! AT THE DISCO & G-EAZY
THU. 12/10 | 6:00PM @ PIER 36
Pandora invites you to the winter concert of the year. Come get your swag on, enjoy interactive games and dance, dance, dance to this winter’s hottest music!
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP
E-Z HANG W/ DJ DAPWELL, ASHOK “DAPWELL” KONDABOLU
FRI. 12/11 | 11:00PM @ UNION HALL
Ashok Kondabolu was the hypeman “Dapwell” of the now-defunct rap-group Das Racist. He is also the creator of the online interview/documentary series “Chillin’ Island” and is a DJ on the East Village Radio show of the same name.
ADMISSION: FREE, 21+
BE CUTE BROOKLYN
SAT. 12/12 | 11:00PM @ LITTLEFIELD
Matty Beats X Horrorchata presents a dance party for homos and aliens from outer space that like to shake it on the dance floor.
THE 2ND ANNUAL DAVE HARRINGTON + FRIENDS HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
SUN. 12/13 | 8:00PM @ LE POISSON ROUGE
What are the Holidays without a pan-denominational holiday party concert? Special house band for the night will take you on a journey through holiday cheer of any and every stripe.
WINTER VILLAGE AT BRYANT PARK
MON. 12/14 | 11:00AM @ BRYANT PARK
Not only is there free ice-skating on the 17,000-square-foot outdoor rink (if you bring your own skates), but also 128 holiday shops, including a bunch of new kiosks and eateries such as Marty V’s Burger and Super Mac + Cheez.
IT’S TOO COLD FOR THIS: A HOLIDAY READING
TUE. 12/15 | 7:00PM @ HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE CAFE
Celebrate literary community during winter’s darkest days: join The Rumpus and Electric Literature for a warm night of literary merriment and readings from Melissa Febos, Alexandra Kleeman, Alex Mar, Lincoln Michel, and Angel Nafis. Illustrator Kate Gavino will commemorate the evening with her iconic drawing.
MILES ARNTZEN / SEAN MCVERRY
WED. 12/16 | 8:30PM @ MANHATTAN INN
Miles is a 21-year-old drummer/composer that grew up within a musical family in Greenwich Village, New York City.
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