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Rad Upcoming SF Events

LIDIA BASTIANICH
THU. 11/5 | 7:00PM @ JCCSF
Host of Lidia’s Kitchen, author, and beloved ambassador for Italian culinary traditions in America comes the ultimate master class: a beautifully produced definitive guide to Italian cooking, coauthored with her daughter, Tanya—covering ingredients, techniques, tools and more than 400 delectable recipes.
ADMISSION: FREE

ANIMAL TRAINER + THE REVENGE: A BURNING MAN CAMP FUNDRAISER
FRI. 11/6 | 10:00PM @ PUBLIC WORKS
The Kazbah is pleased to return to Public Works with our first event since this past Burn. We have a stellar line up with some of our favorites: Animal Trainer in the main room and The Revenge in the loft, plus our Kazbah residents. 100% of the proceeds go to making the magic happen again on the playa next year.
ADMISSION:  $15

 

Hired Killers’ Standup Comedy Showcase
SAT. 11/7 | 8PM @ MUTINY RADIO

Hired Killers is a monthly showcase of some lesser-known comedy greats who have honed their standup skills in the rowdiest venues of the Bay Area and beyond. We present their sharp-tongued hilarity at Mutiny Radio, the home of rebellious, independent entertainment, for a live broadcast & recording going out to thousands of listeners. We’ve assembled these comedians because they specialize in taking aim at everything sacred, but most of all themselves, and they never miss. Join us in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District, and be on the lookout—these comedians aren’t afraid to die on stage, and they’ve been known to kill.

ADMISSION: $7 online/$10 at the door

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS COMMUNITY CONCERT WITH LILA DOWNS
SAT. 11/7 1AM, 2PM, & 8PM @ SF Symphony
The SF Symphony is putting on an amazing concert with multi Grammy Award winning artist Lila Downs. Downs is a Mexican-American singer/songwriter, her music is both traditional and modern, with incredible energy, artistry and costuming. Arrive an hour early for refreshments, live music and dancing, colorful altars, traditional crafts, and more. 3 really cool events on Saturday, 11am brunch, and the 2pm and 8pm concerts respectively. Half-price for ages 17 and younger.

Gay on the Bay Hornblower Cruise
SUN. 11/8 | 4:00PM @ PIER 3 – HORNBLOWER LANDING
Bringing people together to celebrate something universal: Love. You know, the kind without boundaries. Love that’s messy, chaotic, and limitless. Please join the Yelp SF Community for a three-hour reception cruise on Hornblower’s San Francisco Belle with complimentary beverages, bites, and entertainment.
ADMISSION: FREE // RSVP NECESSARY

TOKIMONSTA
MON. 11/9 | 8:30P @ MEZZANINE
Los Angeles native, TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee) is known for her unique take on electronic, hip hop, and dance music. Her classical upbringing and eclectic taste in music has allowed her to create vast textural soundscapes—a reverberation that fuses vintage sensibilities with progressive inclinations.
ADMISSION:  $20

DRINK STEAM WITH OLD GROWTH SF
TUE. 11/10 | 6:00PM @ THEE PARKSIDE
Come Drink Steam with Old Growth SF founder Bobby Brinton and take a tour of Bobby’s workshop, next door to Thee Parkside. See the variety of hand-crafted wooden items he builds; from furniture to surfboards. Wood working demos, the evolution and process of surfboard making. Live bluegrass from local bands.
ADMISSION: 21+ AGES, FREE

CONVERSE RUBBER TRACKS LIVE NOVEMBER TOUR: THE ORWELLS, DANTE ELEPHANTE
WED. 11/11 | 8:00PM @ THE CHAPEL
A monthly concert series supporting emerging music across the globe. The series features an opening artist at every performance who has recorded at the Converse Rubber Tracks studio and hand-selected by the headlining act. Information on how fans can receive entry is announced prior to each show.
ADMISSION: FREE, ALL AGES

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Rad Upcoming NY Events

BROOKLYN ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL
THU. 11/5 – SUN. 11/8 | 10:00PM @ VARIOUS VENUES
Over 100 DJs, Pre Parties, Official Afters, Panel Discussions & More! A unique showcase for New York’s emerging talent, alongside leaders of the global underground.
ADMISSION:  $15-$95

CHELSEA NIGHTS
FRI. 11/6 | 6:30PM @ CHELSEA MARKET
Paper Garden Records x Chelsea Market presents #ChelseaNights; a monthly concert series with FREE performances by a selection of gifted artists. This week: New Myths, EMEFE, Mail The Horse!
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP 

PARTY LIKE IT’S 1999: WAITING FOR WHITNEY EDITION
SAT. 11/7 | 10:00PM @ THE BELL HOUSE
Unhitch that overall strap, lace up your Docs, tie that flannel around your waist, put on that matte brown lipstick, and set your VCR to record My So-Called Life. Party Like it’s 1999 is a dance party where you’ll shake it to the best pop, rock, hip hop and R&B jams of the 90’s
ADMISSION: FREE, 21+

INTERNATIONAL POP OVERTHROW FESTIVAL
SUN. 11/8 | 8:00PM @ ​BAR MATCHLESS
International Pop Overthrow is a pop music festival which has been held in Chicago, New York, Boston, San Francisco, Vancouver, Liverpool, London and Sweden! Each International Pop Overthrow features between 25-180 of the best pop bands from around the world.
ADMISSION: $10

THANK YOU FOR COMING OUT
MON. 11/9 | 10:15PM @ MAGNET THEATER
Thank You For Coming Out: An LGBTQ Event is a fabulously funny improv show featuring a rotating cast of LGBTQ improvisers of all levels from all over New York City! You’ll be entertained with two coming out stories and two improv sets based on those stories!
ADMISSION: $7

SURFER BLOOD
TUE. 11/10 | 8:00PM @ ROUGH TRADE NYC
The band has performed on five continents, toured with heroes like The Pixies and Guided By Voices, played on the Jimmy Fallon Show, at Coachella and giant festivals throughout the world, while also occasionally plugging in their amps at all-ages house parties.
ADMISSION: $18

THE NOBLE CUP
WED. 11/11 | 6:00PM @ NO. 8
Casa Noble Tequila will be kicking off the “The Noble Cup” competition In pursuit of the best beertail creation. Free tequila and other boozes.
ADMISSION: FREE WITH RSVP

 

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