Upcoming Events By Date

‘Monstress’

ACT presents two short stories of Filipino-American life in San Francisco adapted for the stage.
Sep 16Nov 22
Strand Theater

Mission High Book Launch

Former Mother Jones education reporter Kristina Rizga appears at City Lights on Sept. 22 in support of her new book Mission High.
Sep 22
City Lights Books

Matatu Festival of Stories

Oakland's Matatu Festival features films, music, and art created by and about people from across the diaspora.
Sep 2326
Various Oakland venues

A-1

Get lost in local rapper A-1's world at The Chapel.
Sep 25
The Chapel

Grace Jones

The legendary chameleon brings her iconic show to Oakland.
Sep 26
Fox Theater

‘Art of the Brick’

Artist Nathan Sawaya uses a ubiquitous children's toy to create colorful figurative sculptures.
Sep 29Dec 20
Bedford Gallery

Tobias Jesso Jr.

The gangly, painstakingly earnest singer-songwriter-pianist brings songs from his buzzy debut, Goons, to San Francisco.
Sep 29
The Fillmore

‘Glorious Ravage’

The field of exploration was dominated by men in the 19th century. But intrepid female adventurers were more common than many people realize. Composer and bassist Lisa Mezzacappa ...
Oct 12
Brava Theater

Flipper with David Yow

Flipper used to be the band punks loved to hate (except for the cool ones, that is) but as the years have gone on, there’s no debate: Flipper rules, okay? The band was so inf ...
Oct 10
Bottom of the Hill

Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile's first hit came from a mostly bedroom-recorded album, but since he added the Vilolaters he's developed a sound that could compete with any radio-worthy band, and yet he' ...
Oct 16
The Fillmore