This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York
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THU. 10/15 | 7:00PM @ SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER
Join us for a taste of art, games, wine, and stimulating discussion at the SF Open Studios Exhibition, featuring over 400 artworks from SF Open Studios Artists in diverse mediums. Please your palette with wine tastings, while viewing over 400 works of art, sculpture, and jewelry by San Francisco artists. Explore the gallery with a gamified twist and hear how jurors and Juror’s Choice-Award-winning artists selected artwork for the exhibition.
Ravers For Change
THU. 10/15 | 7:00PM @MONARCH
Join Ravers for Change and Broke-Ass Stuart to raise money to register voters and get out voting guides. Let’s get people involved in our community, and help change this city of the better. DJ Gavin Hardkiss (Hardkiss Music) J Phlip (DirtyBird) Galen (Sunset) Richie Panic (Lights Down Low) Rob G (Up All Night) J
FRI. 10/16 | 7:00PM @ MAKE-OUT ROOM
The Bookstores–United–Will Never Be Defeated. Hosted by Alejandro Murguía with Kate Rosenberger and Denise Sullivan. Featuring Jason De León, Kelly Dessaint, Susana Huerta, Michael Koch, Baruch Porras-Hernandez, Kate Schatz & Miriam Klein Stahl, Kim Shuck, and Katie Tomzynski. Music by Cambiowashere, Penelope Houston, Bob Forrest and Christine Shields
Love Stories: 11th Annual Lit Crawl
SAT. 10/17 | 8:30PM @ RED POPPY ART HOUSE
Five writers with fresh work and crazy talent will read on the topic of evolving love. The stories will range from the funny, surreal, soul-crushing and redeeming aspects of loving people, language, culture, community and self.
East Bay Mini Maker Faire
SUN. 10/18 | 10:30AM @ PARK DAY SCHOOL
The East Bay Mini Maker Faire follows the “big” Maker Faire model of celebrating invention, creativity, and resourcefulness, but is smaller in scale (170+ makers vs. 900 makers; 6,000+ people on one day vs. 65,000) and will showcase the wonders of Alameda and Contra Costa counties and beyond!
Feminist Utopia Project
MON. 10/19 | 7:30PM @ GREEN APPLE BOOKS
In this groundbreaking collection, more than fifty cutting-edge voices, including Melissa Harris-Perry, Janet Mock, Sheila Heti, and Mia McKenzie, invite us to imagine a truly feminist world.
TUES. 10/20 | 6:00PM @ BAR AGRICOLE
Have cocktails and celebrate the debut book from Mexico’s best chef, Enrique Olvera, pioneer of contemporary, authentic Mexican food. Mexico from the Inside Out captures and presents a new contemporary Mexican style of food, rooted in tradition but forward thinking in its modern approach.
WED. 10/21 | 8:00PM @ EL RIO
Gay men in uniform, tutu’d dogs and little ladies with guns – Karaoke ElRio Style!
The 4th Annual CMJ Texas Takeover Party
THUR. 10/15 | 4:00PM @ THE DELANCEY
Two floors and six-hours of music featuring Holiday Mountain, Blue Healer, Say Girl Say, Night Drive and More!
The Wild Honey Pie’s CMJ Beehive
FRI. 10/16 | 6:00PM @ THE WICK
The Wild Honey Pie is taking over the massive Brooklyn venue and former brewery, The Wick (260 Meserole St), from 6pm until late for our CMJ Beehive!
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP or $5 at the door
Monika, Beverly, Lena Fayre and Prettiots
SAT. 10/17 | 6:30PM @ CAMEO GALLERY
Audio femme and Atypical Beasts present an official CMJ blast with an impressive line up that includes hours of your favorite musicians.
SUN. 10/18 | 8:00PM @ BABY’S ALL RIGHT
Kimora and Baby’s present a night of experimentation and improvisation! Basically, you never know what’s going to happen and that’s fine with everyone.
The Hum Night 3: Emily Wells (LA) and Lorna Dune
MON. 10/19 | MANHATTAN INN
The Hum is a platform for unique first time collaborations between a diverse array of women working in various genres such as R&B, art-rock, spectral pop, classical, and punk. Its mission is to connect a diverse community of musicians through a unique performance platform which fosters new sounds, musical partnerships, and gives visibility to women making music.
Dr. Johnny Fever Band
TUES. 10/20 | 7:00PM @ MTK TAVERN
MTK Tuesday Night Open Stage welcomes new band Dr. Johnny Fever to their stage. This dance funk band with have everyone up on their feet. Come listen and then come take the stage and play.
WED. 10/21 | 9:00PM @ ROUGH TRADE NYC
In a remarkably short period of time, Yuna has risen from regional D.I.Y. notoriety to full-on international stardom. In the process, the charismatic young singer-songwriter from Malaysia—who makes her Verve Records debut with Nocturnal—has become the first artist from her homeland to conquer the American market.
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