Events Calendar


Gallery 444 - Boulanger Exhibition Opening

October 4, 2019

When: Friday, October 4, 2019, 5:00-8:00pm

Where: Gallery 44: 444 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94102

What: On October 4th, Graciela Rodo Boulanger will feature her 24 recent works at Gallery 444 on Union Square. Her canvas pieces display her mastery of color and composition. Enjoy a glass of wine while viewing this collection of uniquely inspired paintings illustrating another wonderful chapter in a storied artistic career. RSVP is requested as space is limited. To RVSP call (415) 434-4477



10,000 Degrees SF Changemakers Dinner

September 26, 2019

When: September 26, 2019, 6:00pm

Where: The Green Room: 401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco CA 94102

What: Celebrating changemakers in education at this annual benefit for 10,000 Degrees! This magical night at The Green Room, San Francisco War Memorial supports local students from low-income backgrounds persuing college degrees. The 2019 Changemakers Award recipient will be announced at the event. For more information, please click the link here.



Museum of Craft and Design's Style '19

December 7-8, 2019

When: December 7-8, 2019

Where: Museum of Craft and Design: 2569 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107

What: Shop the highest quality of contemporary fashion, jewelry and home accessories all in one place on December 7 and 8 at Style '19. Celebrating independent contemporary craft and design, Style ‘19 will take place at the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco and feature 33 local and national artists. Attendees can experience and purchase original pieces as well as meet the artists and designers. Admission is free. Complimentary valet parking. For more information, please click the link here



Designing Change: An Evening with Roman Mars

November 14, 2019

When: November 14, 7:00-9:30pm

Locations: Minnesota Street Project (1275 Minnesota St, San Francisco, CA 94107)

Museum of Craft and Design (2569 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107)

What: With over 360 million downloads, 99% Invisible is one of the most popular design podcasts in the world. MCD welcomes host and creator Roman Mars to Minnesota Street Project for a live multimedia presentation examining unnoticed design that shapes our world. Following the presentation, there will be a private reception and meet and greet with Mars at the Museum of Craft and Design. To learn more, click the link here.



Rocky Horror Halloween Party

October 26, 2019

When: October 26, 2019, 7:00-11:00pm

Where: Dirty Habit SF at Hotel Zelos San Francisco, 12 4th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

What: The festive evening, taking place on October 26th at 7pm, will include themed cocktails, light bites, DJ music, live burlesque show and a screening of the cult classic film on Dirty Habit’s sleek outdoor patio. The night will conclude with a costume contest, so guests are encouraged to whip out their best Halloween or Rocky Horror-themed costume for the chance to win fun prizes.

Tickets for the event are $25 (price includes one drink) and can be purchased via the below eventbrite page here.



International Ocean Film Festival - 2019 Off the Reef Fall Benefit

November 2, 2019

When: November 2, 2019

Where: The Bently Reserve -301 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA 94111

What: Support Students and Protect the Ocean! Join us for a celebratory evening honoring Dr. Sylvia Earle, 2019 Ocean Champion of the International Ocean Film Festival at the 2019 Off the Reef Fall Benefit. Featuring a cocktail reception, vegan dinner, live auction, dancing. All proceeds benefit the IOFF Youth Education Programs. For more information and tickets, please click the link here.



ODC's The Velveteen Rabbit

November 29 - December 8, 2019

When: Fri, Nov 29, 4 PM
Sat, Nov 30, 4 PM
Sun, Dec 1, 2 PM
Thu, Dec 5, 11 AM
Fri, Dec 6, 11 AM – ASL Interpreted
Sat, Dec 7, 1 PM and 4 PM
Sun, Dec 8, 2 PM

Where: The Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA, 700 Howard Street (at Third Street) San Francisco, CA

What: Join us for this beloved Bay Area holiday tradition. ODC/Dance enlivens Margery Williams’ classic tale of a well-worn nursery rabbit that becomes real. Told through music, dance, and a powerful narrative, The Velveteen Rabbit celebrates the unique relationship between a little boy and his stuffed rabbit, and the enduring power of love. Brimming with wit, festive costumes, madcap characters and the perfect amount of holiday cheer, ODC/Dance, one of America’s most exciting and acclaimed contemporary dance companies, returns to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to present their 33rd season of the beloved Bay Area production! For more information and tickets, please click here!


June 7, 2019
Inez Storer- Trip-Wire: Paintings, Assemblage and Mixed Media Collage

Event Phone Number: 4157509955

Where:
Avenue 12 Gallery
1101 Lake Street
San Francisco CA 94118

What:
The artwork of Inez Storer invites the viewer in through inventive and colorful combinations of imagery with layers of richly textured paint and mixed media. These allegorical messages are at once playful and profound. Don't miss the Artist's Reception on Saturday, May 11 from 4-7 pm! More information at: https://avenue12gallery.com.


June 9, 2019
Lew the Jew and His Circle: Origins of American Tattoo

Price: Please see website for details

Where:
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission St
San Francisco 94103

What:
Lew the Jew and His Circle: Origins of American Tattoo examines the work of "Lew the Jew" Alberts (born Albert Morton Kurzman, 1880-1954), one of America's most influential tattoo artists. Drawn from the collection of San Francisco tattoo legend Don Ed Hardy, the exhibition includes never before seen original tattoo artwork, photographs, and correspondence. For more information, please visit their website.


June 23, 2019
Magic Theater Presents: Oedipus el Rey

Price: $15+
Event Phone Number: (415) 441-8822

Where:
Magic Theater, Fort Mason
2 Marina Blvd.
Building D, 3rd Floor
San Francisco CA 94123

What:
For the 10th Anniversary Legacy Revival, Magic Theatre presents Oedipus el Rey directed by Loretta Greco. Set in South Central LA, Oedipus el Rey is a gritty and electrifying take on the Greek tragedy, written by the acclaimed Magic playwright Luis Alfaro. Oedipus is reimagined as a young man whose dreams of controlling his own destiny soar beyond the prison walls where he’s spent his life. In a place where everyone is trapped by desperation, violence, and history, can one man transcend his own story? Love, family, and belief collide in this chilling, muscular odyssey that asks: what’s fate and what’s just the system? Tickets may be purchased online at by clicking here. Save 20% on tickets using code: OEDIPUS


July 11, 2019
San Francisco Botanical Garden: 5th Anniversary Flower Piano

Where:
Golden Gate Park
1199 9th Ave
San Francisco CA 94122

What:
Music, community, and nature join forces once again as San Francisco Botanical Garden transforms into an alfresco concert hall where everyone is invited to play and listen. FREE with regular admission (FREE for Members and San Francisco residents). Plus, get tickets now for the popular Flower Piano at Night—July 18, 19 & 20—as beautifully lit pathways lead to pianos aglow with performances and open to play, plus a NEW family-friendly Flower Piano at Sunset event on July 12! For more information, please click the link here.


July 30, 2019
Black Matter: Oxossi Ayofemi and Risa Wechsler

Price: Please see website for details

Where:
Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission St
San Francisco CA 94103

What:
Visual artist Oxossi Ayofemi and her chosen havruta partner, groundbreaking Stanford physicist Risa Wechsler, discuss the nature of dark matter, notions of presence and absence, and latent abundance in African American culture. Ayofemi’s expressions of these concepts are epitomized by local turf dancers, an abandoned site in San Francisco, and Afro Futurist sound. For more information please visit their website.


August 7, 2019
Summer Cocktails of the Farmers Market

What:
Savor the best of the season at CUESA’s popular Cocktails of the Farmers Market series, hosted in partnership with the Northern California chapter of the United States Bartenders’ Guild. Bartenders create unique signature cocktails showcasing the bounty of the farmers market. Enjoy at least two full-sized signature cocktails, a dozen sample-sized drinks, and hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants. All proceeds from the evening support CUESA’s work to cultivate a healthy food system and the USBG’s professional development programs


September 8, 2019
Hamilton at the Orpheum Theater

Price: $270+

Where:
Orpheum Theatre
1192 Market St
San Francisco CA 94102

What:
The smash Broadway musical Hamilton is back at the Orpheum Theatre this March. It takes you through the life of Alexander Hamilton, what he endured to become such a powerful man and what happened on the fateful night he died.

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September 9, 2019
CUESA's Sunday Supper: A Farm to City Feast

What:
CUESA’s Sunday Supper: A Farm to City Feast is an elegant celebration of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market community and California’s rich agricultural bounty. Join over forty of the Bay Area’s most celebrated chefs plus winemakers, bartenders, and sustainable farmers in the historic Ferry Building for CUESA’s annual four-course gala. Funds from the event contribute more than 50 percent of the cost of our educational programs, which serve students, farmers, and educators in building a healthy food system.


September 26, 2019
Christopher-Clark Fine Art Presents: Artworks by Mr. Brainwash

Reception with the artist September 26, 6-9pm; exhibition on display through November 29. The art of Mr. Brainwash, the moniker of famed French artist Thierry Guetta, will be featured in a major exhibition at Christopher-Clark Fine Art. The subject of Banksy’s Academy Award nominated documentary “Exit Through The Gift Shop,” Mr. Brainwash has become one of the most popular artists working today. HIs powerful mixed media creations celebrate popular culture and have been featured on everything from Madonna album covers to television series such as Billions. The artist will make a rare appearance to celebrate the opening on Thursday, September 26th from 6-9 p.m. The exhibition will be on display through November 29th. For tickets and more information please visit: https://bit.ly/2KBkWvY