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Rad Upcoming SF Events

PUPPY BOWL
THU. 2/4 | 11:00AM @ FERRY BUILDING
Animal Planet’s “Puppy Bowl Cafe” is coming to San Francisco during Super Bowl week and you can watch it live in person from February 4-7, 2016 at the Ferry Building.
ADMISSION: FREE


FLAMING LOTUS GIRLS: IN THE RED

FRI. 2/5 | 7:00PM @ SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER
Meet the Flaming Lotus Girls, bid on great art in the silent auction, create custom wearable art at the screen printing station, and dance to music. Drinks will be available all night. Whether you’re dodging cupid’s arrows or looking for love, pick up red-hot Valentines for everyone on your list at the FLG merchandise table.
ADMISSION: $20

JULIA NUSSINOW
SAT. 2/6 | 3:00PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS​
Roasted Pepper and White Bean Dip, Harissa-Glazed Carrots with Green Olives, Pozole Chili; the pressure cooker drastically shortens the cooking times of healthful vegan staples. Dried beans and ancient grains: suddenly hummus from scratch and braised artichokes become weeknight fare.
ADMISSION: FREE

FREE HOT DOG DAY
SUN. 2/7 | 1:00PM @ FRANKENART MART
The Frankenart Mart is a quirky type of art gallery in the Inner Richmond. Not only do they have curious one-of-a-kind participatory art projects, but once a month there’s free hot dogs. Cat hair toppings are available. Keep in mind, this is a teeny tiny (250 sq. feet) art gallery. So if you’re interested in strange and wonderful little art projects, this is a fun place to spend part of your Sunday and munch on a free dog.
ADMISSION: FREE

MISSION BAD ART GALLERY
MON. 2/8 | 7:00PM @ 518 VALENCIA
Only the finest bad art from esteemed Bay Area collections (thrift stores, yard sales, flea markets) presented in a ritzy Inner Mission gallery with enlightening (and hilarious) catalog notes.
ADMISSION: FREE

FAT TUESDAY PARADE
TUE. 2/9 | 4:30PM @ THE MISSION
Starts at Valencia & Sycamore at Elbo Room. Second line feat. Brass Mafia, Stanford Marching Band, TrashKan Marchink Band, North Beach Brass.
ADMISSION: FREE

BOOK RELEASE FOR SUSAN O’MALLEY’S ADVICE FROM MY 80-YEAR OLD SELF
WED. 2/10 | 6:00PM @ SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION GALLERY
This heartfelt series has been gathered in Chronicle Books’ new book Advice From My 80-Year-Old Self: Real Words of Wisdom from People Ages 7 to 88. Join Chronicle Books and the San Francisco Arts Commission as we celebrate Susan’s vibrant life and art with a book launch.
ADMISSION: FREE

Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our SF calendar here!

Rad Upcoming NY Events

DJ SCRIBE, OP!, AMIR ABDULLAH, JON OLIVER, SHAWN DUB
THU. 2/4 | 10:00PM @ THE PANTHER ROOM
Known in NYC and around the globe as a purveyor of all things soulful, OP! is a talented DJ and tastemaker who can hang on just about any dance floor.
ADMISSION: FREE

CHELSEA NIGHTS WITH SALT CATHEDRAL, SKYES, AND MMBLR
FRI 2/5 | 6:30PM @ CHELSEA MARKET
Paper Garden Records x Chelsea Market presents #ChelseaNights. Their monthly concert series continues with FREE performances by Skyes, Salt Cathedral, and MMBLR.
ADMISSION: FREE WITH RSVP

BARKS & BOOZE
SAT. 2/6 | 4:00PM – 10:00PM @ ​THE WOODS
There will be booze, DJs, cupcakes, prizes (gift cards, liquor bottles, etc.). If you’re single and looking for a hot date for Valentine’s Day then come to this event because everyone knows that there’s lots of attractive men and women in Brooklyn and you can talk about dogs as an icebreaker.
ADMISSION: $10

THE LOVE MARKET
SUN. 2/7 | 11:00AM @ SCHWICK MARKET
Come join us as we host more than 40 of the hottest, most creative makers in New York City. Touch and feel, and do a little shopping for your choosey lover. There will also be brunch.
ADMISSION: FREE

ART & WORK: SURVIVING AND THRIVING AS A CREATIVE PERSON
MON. 2/8 | 7:00PM @ HOUSING WORKS BOOKSTORE CAFE
Tanya Selvaratnam, the author of “The Big Lie: Motherhood, Feminism, and the Reality of the Biological Clock,” will be performing in March at The Kitchen in Elijah Green.
ADMISSION: FREE

1ST ANNUAL NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS FAT TUESDAY PARTY & CRAWFISH BOIL 
TUE. 2/9 | 6:00PM @ ​THE HALL AT MP
Crawfish Boil and complete authentic New Orleans Mardi Gras Menu available at the shows created by Celebrity Chef Michael Psilakis. Crawfish Platters is 1.5 lbs of Crawfish + corn and potato.
ADMISSION: $15 (GA Ticket) | $35 (Crawfish Platter + General Admission ticket)

THE OTHER PARIS: THE SHADOW SIDE OF 19TH CENTURY PARIS
WED. 2/10 | 7:00PM @ ​MORBID ANATOMY MUSEUM
Join Luc Sante, author of “Low Life,” for an illustrated talk based on his new book “The Other Paris,” which provides a panoramic view of the nearly vanished shadow side of The City of Light.
ADMISSION: $5Check out even MORE kick-ass events on our NYC calendar here!

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