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09 May 2013

FREE Writer’s Grotto 3-Minute Reading Extravaganza!

  50 writers reading for 3 minutes each! And you get to listen to it all for FREE.   On Friday, May 10, Book Passage is opening their doors to 50 writers from Writer’s Grotto and giving them each 3 minutes to read from their new work. As they say:

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21 Mar 2013

Books and Booze Club at Two Sisters

Good books + local authors + drink specials = Books and Booze Club at Two Sisters in Hayes Valley. The owners of the bar pick a new book every month, design a cocktail around it, and then invite anyone who has read it to come to the bar and talk

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19 Jul 2023

The East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the 2023-2024 East Bay Beer Passport! There’s no better way to explore the East Bay than to literally drink it in. Each passport contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally owned breweries,

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19 Mar 2013

The FREE Arts for the City book launch party

What do you know about the history of art in San Francisco? If you’re like me, not much. But next week Thursday you could find out plenty at the book launch party for San Francisco: Arts for the City Civic Art and Urban Change, 1932–2012. If you’ve ever enjoyed the

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07 Mar 2013

Sketch San Francisco Class

Want to sketch a Mission adventure? This is your kind of class. Local artist Courtney Cooper has a series of Skillshare classes going where she leads groups through different SF areas on sketch-friendly walk-abouts. You get a sketch-friendly tour of a sometimes-sketchy neighborhood from a sketch-artist. Sounds sketch-tastic. I love

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28 Feb 2013

FREE S&M Book Reading at Good Vibrations!

I know you need a compelling reason to go to Berkeley. Molly Weatherfield, author of the S/M classic Carrie’s Story, is doing a reading at Good Vibrations. Carrie’s Story is an S/M classic from the 1990’s seeing a resurgence in popularity after the whip of interest in 50 Shades of

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31 Jan 2013

FREE talk about Lu Anne Henderson and the Untold Story of On The Road

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding

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24 Jan 2013

FREE Pussy Riot! Tribute

How do you feel about hooliganism? That’s what arrested members of Pussy Riot!, a Moscow-based punk rock art collective, are going to jail for in Russia. Follow all things Pussy Riot at, Facebook, or Twitter. If you want to support their protest fight for freedoms in Russia and stand

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17 Jan 2013

Social Studies Goes On Tour!

Have you heard this yet? Always good to hear new music from a great San Francisco band, and a rare treat to see it accompanied by equally great animation (done by Murder Doll House). Social Studies has been described as having an “arch take on modernist pop.” I prefer lead

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