This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York
Rad Upcoming SF Events
THE CANDY RAIN: HIP HOP + RNB DANCE PARTY
THU. 1/7 | 11:00PM @ HARLOT
The Candy Rain, the world’s last no frills straight forward dance party returns to harlot this Thursday.
ADMISSION: FREE BEFORE 11 W/ RSVP
FRI. 1/8 | 10:00PM @ 1015 FOLSOM
The first big party of 2016 features Shiba San, Grensta, 219 Boys, Shouts! and Sloane Peterson.
SAN FRANCISCO MOVEMENT ARTS FESTIVAL
SAT. 1/9 | 7:00PM @ GRACE CATHEDRAL
100+ local artists will turn the entire Cathedral into a stage – including the upstairs main church, downstairs conference center, gymnasium, hallways and three chapels.
ADMISSION: $12 EARLY BIRD; $18 REGULAR
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Pop-Up Ping-Pong Party
SUN. 1/10 | 1:00PM @ RHYTHMIX CULTURAL WORKS
PaddleSnap Urban Resort, a new approach to community recreation — a place where you will feel great while having fun!
A Hero To Fall
MON. 1/11 | 8:00PM @ BRICK & MORTAR MUSIC HALL
A Hero To Fall is a four-piece metalcore band hailing from Santa Rosa, California that formed in 2011. The name comes from an underlying message that no one is perfect, even society’s idols fall with internal struggles that go unnoticed.
Dj Paypal / Taso / Dj Mastercard / Bogl / Brogan Bentley
TUE. 1/12 | 9:30PM @ MONARCH
Taso has made quite a name for himself recently in the Bay Area’s Hip Hop & EDM scene. With DJ, mixtape, and blog supports coming from some of the biggest names in the industry, along with chart topping, highly coveted tunes on Beatport, this is definitely an artist to pay very close attention to.
ADMISSION: $7.00, 21+
David Asher, The Art of Natural Cheesemaking
WED. 1/13 | 6:30PM – 7:30PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
In The Art of Natural Cheesemaking, David Asher practices and preaches a traditional, but increasingly countercultural, way of making cheese―one that is natural and intuitive, grounded in ecological principles and biological science. Includes more than 35 step-by-step recipes from the Black Sheep School of Cheesemaking.
Rad Upcoming NY Events
The Editors NYC
THU. 1/7 | 8:30PM @ LITTLEFIELD
In the fine tradition of the Dry Heaves, the Rock Bottom Remainders, Utensil and countless others, the Editors NYC claim a unique distinction — editing! John Cooke (Gawker), Ken Kurson (New York Observer), Jonathan Butler (Brownstoner) & co-creator of Brooklyn flea and Smorgasburg, Ira Robbins (Trouser media), Jim Testa Editor-in-Chief of Jersey Beat.
FRI. 1/8 | 10:00PM @ BABY’S ALL RIGHT
This is truly universal soul music, uniting rhythm and styles from our world over to help you move, relate and BE. Sinkane’s ‘Mean Love’ rolls like an emotional, existential history of the artist.
Africainoir w/ Daz-I-Kue , Peter Matson , Teleseen, & Selecta K7
SAT. 1/9 | 10:00PM @ BLACK FLAMINGO
Kicking off 2016 in proper fashion with the sound of ATL via West London’s legend Daz-I-Kue! Daz and his collective, Bugz In The Attic, pioneered the influential Broken Beat sound. Emerging from sound system culture, Broken Beat was a fusion of Drum and Bass, Techno, Jazz, and Caribbean sounds like Soca and Dancehall.
No Pants Subway Ride 2016
SUN. 1/10 | 3:00PM – 5:00PM @ TBD
The 15th Annual No Pants Subway Ride will take place on January 10 in New York City. Full participation details will be posted the week before. So…you know…some peeps don’t find out.
Sam Lansky + Aaron Hicklin
MON. 1/11 | 7:00PM @ STRAND BOOK STORE
Sam Lansky’s debut memoir, The Gilded Razor, tells a story of chaotic addiction, botched recovery, self-harm, self-doubt, and transcendence. Sam will be joined in conversation by Aaron Hicklin, editor-in-chief of Out Magazine.
RJD2, DJ Thanksgiving Brown
TUE. 1/12 | 8:00PM @ BROOKLYN BOWL
Rjd2 has a new album. On his breakout solo debut, Deadringer, Rjd2 sent listeners on a musical foray into instrumentalism, feasting on styles both old and new, and in the process creating a sound that’s emerging as one of the most interesting and exciting new voices in instrumental music.
WED. 1/13 | 1:00PM @ THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL
Juilliard artists share their talent with the community in these free, hour-long lunchtime concerts on Wednesday afternoons throughout the season. In Alice Tully Hall.
Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our NYC calendar here!