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DAY OF THE DEAD SAN FRANCISCO
THU. 11/2 | 4:00PM @ THE MISSION
Day of the Dead San Francisco is a community event that has been happening for over 30 years. There are many organizations and people that contribute to the richness of this event, The Mission really comes together in a beautiful way. The procession starts at 7:00PM at 24th & Bryant and ends in Garfield Park at the Festival of Altars. Bring flowers, candles, and remembrances of your loved ones for our community altar. PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL.
THU. 11/2 | 6:30PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
Influenced by her background as a second-generation Indian — born in London, raised across the US, now based in the Bay Area — Preeti’s irreverent style informs her personality and her food. Her new book, The Juhu Beach Club Cookbook, is a collection of street food, comfort classics, and restaurant favorites blends cuisines from across India with American influences to create irresistible combinations.
FRI. 11/3 | 3:30PM @ AMOEBA MUSIC SF
Cults’ twinkling experimental pop arrived in a shroud of mystery early in 2010, when the group posted three songs on its Bandcamp page. One of those songs was “Go Outside,” which mixed dream pop haze with girl group harmonies (and, fittingly, samples of Jonestown leader Jim Jones) and earned the band acclaim from publications including Pitchfork and NME.
FRI. 11/3 | 9:00PM @ Oakland Metro Operahouse
Hoodslam returns to its regularly scheduled progam! Awesome costumes, authentic characters, live music, booze, belly flops, power bombs, and even a drugz bunny. This crazy ass wrestling series is both hilarious and impressive, every week a new theme! Check it out.
38MAKERS HOLIDAY FAIR
SAT. 11/4 | 11:00AM @ PINTEREST HEADQUARTERS
38Makers kicks off the season with an early gift fair specially curated by Pinterest for shoppers looking for artisan, locally-made gifts in a unique and festive setting. Jewelry, coffee, gourmet gifts, wine, home & garden items, holiday cards & decorations, stationery, bags, body products, men’s & women’s apparel, pet gear, and more! All made in SF! Plus live printing from Social Imprints and holiday treats from Pinterest.
DOG DAY AFTERNOON: ADOPTION STREET FAIR
SUN. 11/5 | 11:00AM @ PAWTRERO
The largest adoption street fair in San Francisco. Pick up some samples & info from our over 20 amazing pet related vendors. There will be pet photography & caricatures as well as a pet costume contest. We will have music and fun with a BBQ in the Delancey courtyard.
SF HONORS: DARKEST HOUR WITH GARY OLDMAN IN PERSON
MON. 11/6 | 6:30PM @ THE CASTRO THEATRE
Academy Award® nominee Anthony McCarten’s original screenplay takes a revelatory look at the man behind the icon in a feature film that was met with glowing reviews of Gary Oldman’s performance and Wright’s masterful direction. Director Joe Wright, the film’s star Gary Oldman, actor Ben Mendelsohn, writer/producer Anthony McCarten, and supervising sound editor Craig Berkey are expected to attend and participate in a post-screening Q&A.
WENDY MACNAUGHTON, SARAH RICH: CIPE PINELES’S LEAVE ME ALONE WITH THE RECIPES
TUE. 11/7 | 6:00PM @ OMNIVORE BOOKS
Join Wendy, Sarah and friends for dinner featuring recipes from the book and conversation on design, art, food and the prominent role food plays in memory-making.
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ARTIST TALK: MATH BASS
THU. 11/2 | 7:30PM @ THE JEWISH MUSEUM
Kelly Taxter, Associate Curator, speaks with artist Math Bass about the process of creating her site specific installation for the Museum’s lobby, part of her ongoing series “Newz!”, which she began in 2012, zigzags, smoke plumes, and architectural shapes collide on canvases and translate into sculptures that feel rooted in the language of advertising, yet indicate that something more personal and mysterious is at play.
THE MUSIC OF MARVIN GAYE & BILL WITHERS
FRI. 11/3 | 9:00PM @ CLUB BONAFIDE
Join Harlem-based Papa J. and Mo’ Soul as they pay homage to these two legends. Incorporating soul, funk and blues into their unique sound, the pair’s tribute to Marvin Gaye and Bill Withers is sure to work your groove thing during this live show. Gaye was known as the Prince of Motown and possessed a musical genius that enabled him to easily transition from creating upbeat pop to more socially conscious music, from upbeat funk to “satin-sheet soul.”
BANDA DE LOS MUERTOS
SAT. 11/4 | 10:00PM @ BARBÈS
In the Mexican state of Sinaloa, brass bands (bandas) are part of every public celebration. In the 1940’s, the pioneering Banda El Recodo started mixing up traditional brass band tunes with contemporary Mexican music – mostly ranchera` – and soon transformed the idiom into a powerful new popular genre. In the 1990’s, banda music experienced a renewal, especially among young Californian Mexicans, many of whom have family roots in Sinaloa. Banda music’s popularity exploded in Mexico as well and has become the new urban music of choice.
TALL JUAN, THE WEDGE, ENSALMO, CHAMPAGNE SUPERCHILLIN
SUN. 11/5 | 12:00PM @ BABY’S ALL RIGHT
Radicated in Far Rockaway, NY. The Argentinean Tall Juan Zaballa is looking to translate into music the feelings of living in the city. Fast, Simple and Direct. He expresses it by strumming his nylon-acoustic guitar over fast beats, accompanied by his energetic moves.
BROOKLYN RISES FOR PUERTO RICO: A BENEFIT CONCERT
MON. 11/6 | 7:30PM @ UNION HALL
BROOKLYN RISES features members of the original Broadway cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In The Heights as well as the broadway hit On Your Feet: the life and music of Emilio and Gloria Estefan. In an evening packed with music of all styles, Brooklyn rises with multi-instrumentalist and San Juan-born composer, ANGELICA NÉGRON. Alongside musical performances, BROOKLYN RISES includes a silent art auction featuring artwork from NY Times and Wall Street Journal illustrator David G. Klein, Brooklyn Daily Eagle/Puerto Rican courtroom sketch artist Alba Acevedo, along with many others.
SMART FUNNY & BLACK
TUE. 11/7 | 7:00PM @ THE BELL HOUSE
Amanda Seales, Charlamagne The God, Yamaneika Saunders and Bevy Smith. Smart Funny & Black is a Live Comedic Competition Show where using their brains, their jokes, and audience interaction, professional funny folks (comics/writers/producers/etc) compete in various games that test their knowledge, their taste, and their understanding of black popular culture.
DOUBLE TAKE 23
WED. 11/8 | 7:00PM @ APEXART
Organized by Albert Mobilio, Double Take is a unique reading series that asks award winning and emerging poets, novelists, editors, and artists to trade takes on shared experiences.
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