Upcoming Events By Date

Something Necessary, a 2013 film by Judy Kibinge

African Film Festival 2015

Liberation movements in Africa, both past and present, are the theme for this year's African Film Festival, being held at Berkeley's Pacific Film Archive.
January 17 - February 17

Blithe Spirit

Blithe Spirit

Angela Lansbury stars as clairvoyant Madame Arcati, a role for which she won a Tony Award, in this San Francisco run of Noel Coward's comedy classic.
January 20 - February 1

Sketchfest 2015

Sketchfest 2015

The almighty comedy festival Sketchfest returns, and its lineup is excellent as usual.
January 22 - February 8

X's and O's

X’s and O’s (A Football Love Story)

Playwright KJ Sanchez and collaborator Jenny Mercein (daughter of former NFL running back Chuck Mercein) take a hard but tender look at the people who risk injury for our entertainment and the people who love them.
January 23 - March 1

Virginia Overton Capital

Touch the Spindle

San Francisco's newest gallery, Capital, presents the work of three emerging and mid-career artists in Touch the Spindle.
January 23 - February 28

Stewart O'Nan

Stewart O’Nan

Here's your chance to see and hear author Stewart O'Nan, live and at the top of his game.
January 26 @ 7:00 pm

Bells Atlas

Bells Atlas

Local favorites offer a bargain-priced month-long residency at Era Art Bar & Lounge, featuring special guests each Monday night.
January 26 @ 8:00 pm
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Every week until Jan. 26, 2015

Patti Smith

Patti Smith

Do not miss the iconoclastic genius of Patti Smith, with several upcoming dates in the Bay Area, including this appearance at the Fillmore.
January 26 @ 8:30 pm

Michelle Tea. (Photo: Lydia Daniller)

Michelle Tea

Underground queer literary icon Michelle Tea's new memoir How to Grow Up chronicles Tea's stumbling journey into healthy, responsible, sober, and self-aware adulthood.
January 27 @ 7:30 pm


She Who Tells a Story

The Cantor Arts Center presents She Who Tells a Story, an exhibition of twelve female photographers from across Iran and the Arab world.
January 28 - May 4


Armistead Maupin

The Tales of the City author, since relocated to Santa Fe, comes back to the Bay Area to celebrate the final installment of his famous series.
January 28 @ 7:30 pm

Robert Repino

Robert Repino

Repino learned something from his time in the Peace Corps, resulting in this delightful mix of alien invasion and Orwellian parable.
January 29 @ 7:00 pm

Fred Frith

Fred Frith Trio

Fred Frith Trio is joined by Beth Custer’s Trance Mission at Slim's. There's no telling what sparks may fly, which, of course, is part of the fun.
January 29 @ 7:30 pm

DJ Qbert

DJ Qbert

San Francisco native Qbert is the forever-reigning king of scratch turntablism.
January 29 @ 9:00 pm