This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York
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NYE Fireworks Show
THU. 12/31 | 11:55PM @ THE EMBARCADERO
The fireworks will launch from barges located 1,000 feet out in the bay just south of the Ferry Building near Pier 14 (Mission Street and The Embarcadero). The best viewing spots will be south of the former location of Sinbad’s Restaurant along the Embarcadero between Mission and Folsom Street.
HOT CHIP, OK GO
FRI. 1/1 | 10:00PM @ 1015 FOLSOM
Hot Chip and Ok Go perform DJ Sets with Psycho Flower MC, Blasthaus Residents Nolan Gray, Girls in Boomboxes, Platurn and Blufar.
PUSH THE FEELING 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
SAT. 1/2 | 9:00PM @ UNDERGROUND SF
The Beat Broker, Plaza (Live), YR Skull and Kevin Meenan perform at the 4-year anniversary of Push the Feeling.
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP
RETURN OF THE CYPHER
SUN. 1/3 | 8:00PM @ BOOM BOOM ROOM
Freestyle hip-hop w/ Kevvy Kev returns to the Boom Boom Room every Sunday featuring an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (known as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill.
Quiet Lightning — Private Parlor Show
MON. 1/4 | 7:30PM @ THE LOST CHURCH
Quiet Lightning kicks off its 7th year with a literary mixtape featuring all forms of writing, selected through a blind submission process and performed live by the authors, without introductions or banter, and published in a book included with the price of admission.
Inward Creature, Ancient Baby, VERST
TUE. 1/5 | 8:30PM @ BOTTOM OF THE HILL
The wizards of mirth, fueled by magic, water, carbonation, playing cards, sand, vials of conspicuous content, lint and salami, went on a quest of the mind, a joint journey to awaken the Inward Creature.
WED. 1/6 | 8:00PM @ LOST WEEKEND VIDEO
Come down to Lost Weekend Video every first Wednesday for a one-night summer camp in the wild heart of the Mission District! Enjoy the storytelling, play truth or truth (we won’t do dares *anymore*), laugh at comedy, and win silly prizes!
Rad Upcoming NY Events
THE FAWKNER FORMAL
THU. 12/31 | 8:00PM @ FAWKNER
Put on something nice and enjoy a low-key evening with no cover charge, great food and drinks, fun party music, party favors and a free champagne toast at midnight! *Formal attire not required.
FREE DUMPLINGS + DRINK GIVEAWAYS
FRI. 1/1 | 7:00PM @ BRIT PACK THEATER
Chinatown Throwdown at the New Britpack Theater! You can expect a boat load of delicious pork dumplings from our favorite local spot, cheap drinks and great standup comedy.
A SUNNY DAY IN GLASGOW
SAT. 1/2 | 8:00PM @ ROUGH TRADE NYC
A Sunny Day in Glasgow make dreamy pop music. Sometimes loud guitars, sometimes drum machines & synths, sometimes just voices. All of the time pretty cool
DICKING AROUND WITH KYLE AYERS
SUN. 1/3 | 7:30PM @ UNION HALL
Host Kyle Ayers invites some of his favorite comedians and other types of people to perform stand up, and generally dick around on stage.
ADMISSION: $6/$8 | 21+
SENIOR DAY WRITING WORKSHOP WITH NINA GOSS
MON. 1/4 | 2:00PM @ THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART
Make connections with the art on view in the galleries through lively group discussion and creative writing. Program meets at the base of the spiral staircase in the Museum’s main lobby.
THE PUZZLE BOOK THAT DROVE ENGLAND TO MADNESS
TUE. 1/5 | 7:00PM @ MORBID ANATOMY MUSEUM
In 1979, a children’s picture book drove people in the United Kingdom — and eventually the world — into a madcap treasure-hunting puzzle-solving frenzy. The book was called Masquerade, and its intricate illustrations held clues to an actual buried treasure, a jeweled golden amulet in the shape of a hare.
BLOWJOBS AND BEYOND WITH BRANDON AND CORYNNE
WED. 1/6 | 8:00PM @ THE PLEASURE CHEST NEW YORK
We’ll cover male anatomy, tips and tricks, the truths and myths of “deep throat” plus other sexy secrets that are sure to have him begging for more.
Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our NYC calendar here!