This Week’s Events | San Francisco + New York
Rad Upcoming SF Events
THUR. 1/21 | 5:00PM @ FLEET WOOD
Fleetwood’s 1st Happy Hour session of 2016 will feature live music with Jim Morose (of Night Shapes) and Rebecca Redman (of Watercolor Paintings / Drawing Water). 20% off storewide. Tarot reading. Donation bar. Come play, print, shop and mingle.
Concerts at the Presidio: Friction Quartet
FRI. 1/22 | 6:45PM – 7:30PM @ LOG CABIN PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO
In the intimate atmosphere of a house concert, experience jazz, contemporary, and classical music, and enjoy opportunities to converse with performers and each other.Offered in partnership with the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music.
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP
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SAT. 1/23 | 3:00PM – 4:00PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
In 2005, a massive fire broke out in the Wines Central wine warehouse in Vallejo, California. Within hours, the flames had destroyed 4.5 million bottles of California’s finest wine worth more than $250 million, making it the largest destruction of wine in history. The fire had been deliberately set by a passionate oenophile named Mark Anderson. Frances Dinkelspiel tells the story.
Stranger Than Fiction
SUN. 1/24 | 3:00PM – 5:00PM @ EDINBURGH CASTLE PUB
Take a Big Bite Now! The Castle’s plunge into the moat continues this month with writers and artists who bite like alligators at the dentist.
PWR BTTM, Dude York
MON. 1/25 | 8:00PM @ RICKSHAW STOP
PWR BTTM is a queer punk band consisting of Ben Hopkins and Liv Bruce. The band was formed at Bard College where Bruce and Hopkins bonded over a mutual interest in bringing elements of performance and drag artistry into DIY culture.
Cookies and Comedy
TUE. 1/26 | 7:00PM @ BRAINWASH CAFE
Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show that highlights comics that have great material and natural stage personas with a lot of flavor. We celebrate this flavor by bringing in fresh oven baked cookies. Uhh…cookies!
Firelei Baez: Trust Memory Over History
WED. 1/27 | 11:00AM – 6:00PM @ GALLERY WENDI NORRIS
The works featured in the exhibition are part of the artist’s ongoing investigation into socio-political movements of black resistance across the global diaspora. By illuminating underlying links between seemingly disparate experiences, Báez traces shared iconographical systems of rebellion, ranging from the Latin American azabache, to female resistance in 18th-century Louisiana, to 19th-century socialism, to the 1960s civil rights movement in the United States.
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Rad Upcoming NY Events
LITERATI: A COMEDY SHOW
THUR. 1/21 | 9:15PM @ UNION HALL
Literati is a night about the greatest American novels never written. Comedians in character performing hilarious readings. Sophisticated, satirical, and sometimes wigs. And your hosts Colin O’Brien and Michael Wolf love to read!
ADMISSION: $6 / $8
A NIGHT OF MUSIC, VENDORS, LIVE ART AND DANCE
FRI. 1/22 | 8:00PM @ THE PAPER BOX
A night of live music, vendors, live art and dance at the Paperbox in BK as part of the 12 days of Art event series hosted by Brooklyn Wildlife.
SATURDAY NIGHT JAMZ WITH DJ BENGEY
SAT. 1/23 | 11:00PM @ UNION HALL
Come take a load off from the long work week and listen to your favorite jams from old school to new school! Don’t forget the amazing drinks!
MARDI GRAS BOOZY BRUNCH
SUN. 1/24 | 11:30AM – 3:00PM @ THE HALL AT MP
The Hall at MP will host the Mardi Gras Boozy Brunch, with free music by the High & Mighty Brass Band (3 sets!) paired with a New Orleans special Menu by 2-Time Michelin Starred Chef, Michael Psilakis.
ADMISSION: NO COVER
SECRET SCIENCE CLUB
MON. 1/25 | 7:30PM @ THE BELL HOUSE
Underground, shrouded in mystery and chock-full of brainiacs. The Secret Science Club features mind-bending lectures, volatile experiments, chemical libations and star-gazing sounds. They meet every month at the Bell House.
TUE. 1/26 | 9:00PM @ HAPPY ENDING
theBRINK presents Tangina Stone’s Residency at Happy Ending w/ DJ Bruce. Curated by Candice Fortin and photography by Jesse Kane-Hartnett! Because it’s not a celebration without an on-site photographer.
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP, 21+
LMHQ WOMEN’S BREAKFAST ART + E-COMMERCE: NEW DIRECTIONS
TUE. 1/26 | 8:30AM – 10:00AM @ LMHQ
Please join LMHQ in Lower Manhattan for a special gathering of lady leaders! This breakfast discussion, organized in partnership with ArtTable, will focus on how the business of selling art online is growing and changing today. A fireside chat will feature entrepreneur Robyn Asquini from new startup, ArtTap, and Stas Johnson-Chyzhykov from online arts platform, Artsy, in coversation with Roxanna Zarnegar, former SVP at Artnet Auctions.
Coffee, bagels, and networking to follow!
ADMISSION: FREE W/ RSVP
NEON INDIAN, FUTURE PUNX
WED. 1/27 | 8:00PM @ MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG
Future Punx are a Post Wave band from Brooklyn, NY, formed in late 2012. In a short amount of time they have earned a reputation as one of NYC’s best live acts.
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