Combining great Japanese cuisine and live music, Yoshi's Oakland has quickly become one of the world's most respected venues for jazz, rock, blues and more. What started as a small sushi bar has blossomed into an award-winning live performance venue with a state-of-the-art sound system and design, occupying 17,000 square feet in the heart of Oakland's Jack London Square. Yoshi's Oakland has hosted such legendary jazz greats as Betty Carter, Max Roach, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Williams, Diana Krall, Branford Marsalis, McCoy Tyner, Harry Connick Jr., Oscar Peterson and hundreds of others, and has also expanded its focus to present a variety of musical genres -- and even popular comedians.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 10:00pm (Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya)Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 9:00pm (Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio)Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 / 8:00pm (Danilo Brito)Friday, Apr 5, 2019 / 10:00pm (Loose Ends Featuring Jane Eugene)Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 / 6:30pm (Martin Luther McCoy)
When a college basketball team from San Francisco is invited to China for an exhibition game in 1989, a smack-talking American coach prepares to take on his protégé (played by Tony Award-winner BD Wong) — now grown and bent on crushing the Westerners. But after a public high school star from Chinatown joins the American team, his actions in Beijing become the accidental focus of attention, escalating the fractured history between the coaches. Funny, urgent and contemporary, this slam-dunk of a sports drama from award-winning Bay Area playwright Lauren Yee explores identity, global politics and the collision of cultures and generations. Soaring through time and leaping across continents from the hardball courts of San Francisco’s Chinatown to a Beijing on the brink of revolution, The Great Leap builds tension right up to the buzzer. See it at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater,
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 2:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 8:00pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 8:00pmFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 2:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 2:00pm
You're in the picture at the Museum of 3D Illusions, a new, world-class museum has arrived in San Francisco, with over 40 completely interactive exhibits. The Museum of 3D Illusions is a place where you can let your mind soar through a world of optical illusions and become a full-fledged participant within the paintings on display. Featuring work from world-renowned artists, the pop-up is great for visitors of all ages and provides the perfect backdrop for terrific selfies and social media posts. It'll blow your mind.
Long-running Broadway smash Deathtrap has been slaying audiences for years with its masterful mix of laughter and suspense, and now you can experience all the madcap action at The Gateway Theatre in San Francisco. In this diabolical tale by Ira Levin (The Stepford Wives, Rosemary's Baby), a once-successful and now-desperate playwright embarks on a fateful collaboration with one of his college-seminar students in pursuit of a much-needed hit. But their partnership kicks off a series of plot twists and turns that'll scare, surprise and delight you until the very end.
Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and along the San Francisco Bay's historic waterfront on Blue & Gold Fleet's Bay Cruise Adventure. This fully narrated one-hour tour features information and history on city landmarks and plenty of opportunities for taking pictures of the unobstructed views of the San Francisco skyline. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available, so you can experience the sights and sounds from out on deck or take it all in from the warmth and comfort of an interior seat -- either experience makes for a truly great San Francisco adventure.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / Various Time SlotsTuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / Various Time SlotsWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / Various Time SlotsThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / Various Time SlotsFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / Various Time SlotsSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / Various Time SlotsSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / Various Time SlotsMonday, Apr 1, 2019 / Various Time Slots
The ‘80s had aerobics. The ‘90s had Tae Bo. We have yoga. It’s exercise, it’s enlightenment … it’s big business. And in the world of Dipika Guha’s Yoga Play, apparel giant Jojomon is king – until a scandal sends the company into a freefall that no amount of comfortable, breathable fabric will get them out of. Desperate to recover their earnings and reputation, newly hired CEO Joan stakes everything on a plan so crazy, it just might work. Come along on a journey to enlightenment in a world determined to sell it in this production from San Francisco Playhouse.
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 7:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 7:00pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 7:00pmFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 3:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 2:00pmSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 7:00pm
When Azell Abernathy, a seasoned repairman, arrives at the home of Abasiama Ufot to redo the floors of her dilapidated New England home, he is surprised to be met with stubborn resistance. The two clash, challenge each other and eventually form an unlikely spiritual connection as they teach each other the true nature of forgiveness and love. In Old Age is the fifth installment of Udofia’s Ufot family cycle, offering a purge and peacemaking; frenzy and faith. Written by Mfoniso Udofia and directed by Victor Malana Maog, the play makes its world premiere at Magic Theatre in San Francisco.
Visit Aquarium of the Bay for your chance to experience the Bay's fascinating aquatic wildlife up close. Located along San Francisco's walkable waterfront, Aquarium of the Bay is home to more than 20,000 marine animals native to San Francisco Bay, including massive sevengill sharks, luminous moon jellies and bat rays in a touch pool. Four exhibit areas -- Discover the Bay, Under the Bay, Touch the Bay and the river otters exhibit -- provide a scuba diver's view of life in the Bay. Through hands-on learning and interactions with its trained staff, Aquarium of the Bay inspires animal lovers of all ages.
Landmark Musical Theatre's re-imagined revival of Evita remains totally faithful to the words and music of the Tony-winning Broadway musical, while giving it a fresh and unusual setting. An Argentine guerrilla theatrical group gathers in a dusty Buenos Aires tango bar, exactly 20 years after the death of their patron, Eva Duarte Peron, to celebrate her life by reenacting it for you, the invited audience. Her story unfolds, from her beginnings as a poor teenager to her success as a radio/film star to becoming the most powerful woman in Latin America as the wife of Argentine President Juan Peron, before her untimely death at the age of 33. This more intimate version of the show at The Shelton's off-Broadway-like Main Stage in San Francisco, with seating for just 72, puts you close to the action and offers you an unprecedented opportunity to connect with each character in this masterpiece of musical theater. The classic score features some of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's biggest hits, including "On This Night of A Thousand Stars," "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" and of course, the signature song of the show, "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," all performed, as always at Landmark, with live music.
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 7:00pmFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 7:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 7:00pm
Master magician and mentalist Jay Alexander is the new headliner at the Marrakech Magic Theater with his Mind Tricks show, a triple entertainment experience of comedy, magic and mentalism. Alexander's shows have been praised by everyone from Robin Williams and U2's Bono to Monty Python's John Cleese and the Rolling Stones' Ron Wood. Your evening begins in the Oasis Lounge where you will see world class sleight-of-hand, and a wonderful assortment of drinks and Moroccan appetizers are available for purchase prior to the show. You will then be escorted into an intimate showroom for Jay Alexander's unforgettable performance of magic, psychology and human lie detection that will lift your spirits and have you gasping in amazement.
This Red and White Fleet Cruise launched in 1939 as part of the Golden Gate International Exposition, and it's still entertaining visitors and locals alike more than 70 years later. After departing from historic Fisherman's Wharf, the ship sails along San Francisco's breathtaking waterfront, past the city's Maritime National Park, under the majestic Golden Gate Bridge, and around notorious Alcatraz Island, cruising by many other exciting sights as well on the one-hour voyage. Take advantage of the personal-headphone audio, available in 16 languages, to learn more about San Francisco's history and world-famous landmarks, while enjoying a full onboard bar with drinks and snacks.
This comedy from Bess Wohl, the award-winning author of Small Mouth Sounds, takes a look at what’s left of the modern American Dream. At a Toasted Subs franchise in the local mall, three up-and-coming “sandwich artists” — a teenager, a single mom and a downsized refugee from corporate banking — are perfecting the mustard-to-cheese ratio according to the company manual. But when the owner stops providing the resources to make those perfect lunches, they become unlikely allies in a post-recession world. Enjoy American Hero, a super-sized dark comedy about life, liberty and the pursuit of sandwiches, at San Francisco’s Custom Made Theatre.
Whether you want to kick off a fabulous date night or wrap up an enjoyable afternoon, this two-hour sunset sail is just the ticket. Step aboard the gorgeous traditional vessel called the Privateer to take in the sights at the most bewitching time of day. You'll sail past Alcatraz, hug the coast at Sausalito and experience the full grandeur of the Golden Gate Bridge. Sip two servings of your choice of included beer, wine, soda or water as Privateer cruises along the spectacular San Francisco cityscape, while the sun sets and the lights of the city come to twinkling life.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)Monday, Apr 1, 2019 / 6:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 5:45pm)
Blue & Gold Fleet's Escape From the Rock Cruise is an exciting 90-minute excursion that takes you around the perimeter of Alcatraz to view the island from every angle. As the ship sails, passengers are treated to a presentation complete with sound effects and chilling tales of inmates Al Capone and Billy Cook, not to mention Clyde Johnson's daring escape attempt. This historical yet entertaining boat trip does not stop at the island of Alcatraz itself, but it does evoke the days when this iconic maximum-security prison was the most feared institution in the American penal system.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / 11:30amTuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 11:30amWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 11:30amThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 11:30amFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 11:30amFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 3:45pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 11:30amSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 3:45pm
From the top-quality live musical guests to its exceptional Southern cuisine, Biscuits & Blues is the perfect San Francisco spot to enjoy a night of down-home entertainment nearly every night of the week. Located in the heart of the theater district, this intimate venue hosts the best regional and national blues and jazz acts in a comfortable, close-up setting that's open to all ages. Voted America's No. 1 blues nightclub by The Blues Foundation and the Bay Area Blues Society, it's also known for serving up some of the best fried chicken in the entire region, not to mention California wines, microbrews and specialty cocktails.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 9:00pm (The Daniel Castro Band)Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 9:30pm (Aki Kumar Blues Band)Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 9:30pm (Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers)Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 9:30pm (Earl Thomas)Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 8:00pm (Tia Carroll)Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 / 9:30pm (Mighty Mike Schermer)Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 / 9:30pm (Doug MacLeod)Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 / 9:00pm (Celso Salim Band)
Celebrate the impressive San Francisco Bay Bridge and its history -- which spans over 75 years -- by embarking on this 90-minute cruise that sails under both the Golden Gate and the Bay Bridges and passes by Alcatraz Island. Discover San Francisco history and landmarks via narrated headset audio in 16 available languages, which includes information about the city's natural history, architecture, Native American culture, and, of course, the building of the famous bridges. It's a stunning and informative way to experience the breathtaking views of the downtown skyline and its historic waterfront.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / Various Departure TimesTuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / Various Departure TimesWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / Various Departure TimesThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / Various Departure TimesFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / Various Departure TimesSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / Various Departure TimesSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / Various Departure TimesMonday, Apr 1, 2019 / Various Departure Times
Famed local historical figure Countess Lola Montez -- aka Rick Shelton -- leads this entertaining and informative three-hour walking tour of San Francisco, focusing on the Gold Rush era of the 1850s and beyond. Montez herself was an Irish actress and mistress of the King of Bavaria and composer Franz Liszt, who became a popular "Spanish" dance queen in mid-19th century San Francisco. She'll take you by some of her favorite haunts, tell you stories of the Barbary Coast and let you in on plenty of other little known town secrets, in this one-of-a-kind drag performance-excursion.
Come see where the theater pros go to play on their night off. This year marks Monday Night PlayGround's 25th season and the return of the PlayGround Equity Company. PlayGround, the Bay Area's leading playwright incubator, identifies a select group of the Bay Area's best emerging professional playwrights and asks them to submit original 10-page plays -- all on a pre-determined single topic. From those submissions, six short works are chosen for staged readings to be performed by leading local directors and actors each month. Pre-show discussions provide further insight into the chosen topic, the writers' processes and more. Priority General Admission tickets allow you to enter first when the theater doors open.
AcroSports is presenting a staff and student cabaret! The Age of Rock cabaret is an homage to the golden age of rock 'n' roll, when hair was just as teased as the tight jeans were teasing. Tough love and strutting showmanship were expressed by slamming guitar riffs followed by slamming guitars on stages. We have a rockstar cast of urban dancers, circus artists, parkour athletes, gymnasts, a guess vocalist, live music, and much more!
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 4:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 7:00pm
Tony Award winner (and four-time nominee) Faith Prince returns to Feinstein’s at the Nikko with her acclaimed show, Have a Little Faith. Have a Little Faith is a smorgasbord of Faith Prince: past, present, and future. From her memorable Broadway triumphs, to tales and songs from her early Off-Broadway gems, to her latest Broadway roles, this San Francisco evening sparkles with doses of Faith’s quirky trademark humor, as well as touching moments filled with pathos. As hostess of this musical evening, Faith Prince guarantees that the best is yet to come! Faith currently recurs on the ABC hit series, Modern Family. Her new album, Total Faith, was recorded at the Royal Room in the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach and was recently released by Broadway Records.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pm
Be there when Tyler Henry, the star of E! Entertainment’s mega-hit television show Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry, brings his Life Lessons I’ve Learned from The Departed tour to San Jose. At this live show, you’ll be treated to Tyler discussing his unique gift and how his ability affects his everyday life with a multimedia video presentation plus live audience readings and audience Q&A. Enjoy this intriguing evening at San Jose’s City National Civic.
With over 30 million YouTube fans worldwide, San Francisco's Voices of Music is the most popular early music ensemble in the United States by a wide margin, and one of the most popular ensembles in any genre of classical music, in the world. Performed in beautiful cathedrals around the Bay Area, their authentic interpretations of virtuoso baroque concertos are an especially vibrant treat for the ears, as the small, tight-knit group present beguiling and even playful arrangements for violins, cellos, organ and other instruments. Interpreting works by masters ranging from Vivaldi to Bach, this spectacularly talented group of musicians will transport you to another time.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pm (As Steals the Morn: Bach & Handel)
Say "I do" to a day filled with fun, designed to make planning your trip down the aisle a total breeze. This ultimate wedding expo for both brides and grooms at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco is set to feature top-notch professionals showing off their designs, from tablescapes and event decor to flowers and fashion. Taste hors d'oeuvres, drinks and desserts, score prizes and check out the latest gowns and tuxedos via a live fashion show.
Submission is a standup comedy show at the SF Armory Club. Every Friday night, top comedians from the Bay Area (SF Sketchfest, Cobbs, Punch Line) perform their hardest-hitting material and, just to keep things interesting, a member of the San Francisco kink community shares some tips and tricks. Grab a craft cocktail from the bar upstairs and prepare for a night of laughter with a touch of kink.
How Does That Make You Feel? is sketch comedy about therapy and mental health — so what could possibly go wrong?! Grab a ticket for you and your mom, bring all your baggage, and take a seat on the stiff, gray couch in your own mind. This is the only show that'll make you feel Jung again, and now you can enjoy all the fun at San Francisco’s PianoFight.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pm
What happens when you get bored with “happily ever after”? Steve got his happy ending, but years later, his Prince Charming is sexting another man, his best friend is ill, and he’s hitting the expiration date on his desirability. Chock-full of acidic wit, musical theater references, and plenty of heart, Steve is a hilarious and relatable comedy about growing up without growing old. It’s HBO's Sex and the City meets “Looking. See Steve at New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 8:00pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 8:00pm
Peter Pan and Wendy — it’s a classic boy meets girl story — but what happens afterwards? What if the girl grows up but the boy can’t? Or won’t. Or could… but he just can’t get his sh*t together. Awesome Theatre begins 2019 with Never-Ever Land, the tale of Peter, a lost man looking to find clarity after a rough break-up with his girl Wendy. With the help of his sponsor, Hook, he just might find it, but fairy dust doesn’t fix all things. Enjoy this hilarious, dark and poignant play at San Francisco’s PianoFight.
Directed by Shannon R. Davis. A modern adaptation of Euripides’ classic tragic-comedy of Helen of Troy. This epic explores beauty, women, gender, societal expectations, iconography, storytelling, abduction, war and death. The gods have replaced Helen with a phantom and whisked the real woman away to an Egyptian hotel room to await her judgment or rescue. After seventeen years of solitude, endless routine, and one serious fly infestation, company arrives. Will their stories save her? Can the woman transcend the icon? Catch Helen at Theatre of Yugen in San Francisco.
Artistic director Carolina Lugo, her daughter Carolé Acuña and their talented company of singers and musicians bring the sultry and sensuous flamenco dance to vibrant life. Their show combines the pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form. This award-winning ensemble has been providing Bay Area audiences with passionate performances for more than 20 years, bringing artists from Spain and abroad to appear with them. They'll take the stage at San Francisco Latin American eatery Peña Pachamama.
San Francisco's world famous Chinatown holds a wealth of exquisite flavors, but without insider knowledge it can be difficult to find those culinary secrets. Your Sidewalk Food Tours guide will lead you through the streets and alleys of Chinatown, where you will enjoy five flavorful tastings, satisfying your appetite for the exotic. You'll try Cantonese pork buns, President Obama's favorite San Francisco dim sum, Chef Han's authentic Szechuan cuisine, savory Peking duck and egg tarts cooked to a smooth flan-like perfection with a flakey crust. At the end of the tour, you'll know all of the best spots to eat and can return to enjoy Chinatown's food with confidence. Vegetarian substitutions can be arranged with advance notice.
Forget the usual dinner-and-a-movie and head out for a night of laughs instead. Punch Line Comedy Club, San Francisco's longest-running stand-up venue, presents Comedy Allstars, featuring a rotating lineup of hilarious stand-up comics from the Bay Area and beyond, including top local headliners to up-and-coming stars and comedians with national TV credits, including Conan and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. With stars such as Robin Williams, Ellen Degeneres, Rosie O'Donnell, Drew Carey, Chris Rock and more having cut their comedy teeth at the Punch Line, you never know when you're going to see the next big name in comedy.
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, Apr 24, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, May 22, 2019 / 8:00pm
Discover the unique Barbary Coast, an exciting area that's evolved into a food lover's paradise. On this three-hour walking tour from Sidewalk Food Tours, you'll enjoy food and drink samples from six of the neighborhood's authentic mom-and-pop restaurants and ethnic eateries. Explore a world-famous delicatessen that's presented a salami to the pope, nosh on pizza or rosemary focaccia from a 100-year-old bakery, nibble on decadent handmade truffles and more. Between tastings, your knowledgeable guide will give you an insider's look into how the foods are made at these eateries along with information about this historical neighborhood. All food and beverage tastings are included with the tour. Please see the full event description for a list of tasting locations.
Weekends are for relaxing and rejuvenating, and San Francisco Sailing Company offers the perfect way to do that. Climb aboard a sailboat for a two-hour cruise under the Golden Gate Bridge. Along the way, enjoy two complimentary drinks, such as champagne, mimosas, beer, white wine or soda. You'll depart from Pier 39 at 10:00am, when sailing is the smoothest and warmest. Along the way to Golden Gate Bridge, you'll cruise past Fisherman's Wharf, Aquatic Park, Fort Mason, the Marina District, Crissy Field and Fort Point. You'll be right under the Golden Gate Bridge for the 11:00am champagne toast. The return journey through the central bay and around Alcatraz Island will offer magnificent views of the cityfront, Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Angel Island, Alcatraz, Oakland and the Bay Bridge.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 / 10:00am (Mandatory Check-In by 9:45am)
Marie and Rosetta goes behind the music with famed female guitarist, Sister Rosetta Tharpe -- the Godmother of Rock 'n' Roll -- who led a double life of morning performances at church and nighttime shows at the Cotton Club. Set in 1946 Mississippi, this roof-raising hit chronicles the unlikely first rehearsal between Tharpe and prim young gospel R&B singer Marie Knight, which'll reveal whether the potential protégée can summon the stuff for a professional partnership that might topple the male stranglehold suppressing Rosetta's career. The saga of the woman who inspired Elvis, Ray Charles and more on her way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame makes its West Coast premiere at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto, courtesy of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 2:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 7:30pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 8:00pmFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 2:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pm
Explore the beautiful and historic sights of San Francisco while riding a Segway. This narrated tour lets you visit points of interest along San Francisco's waterfront while riding one of the most futuristic -- and fun-to-master -- modern modes of transportation, the Segway personal transporter. After 25-30 minutes of training on the i2 Segway, you'll depart as a group and see such sights as Fisherman's Wharf, Maritime Park and the North Beach neighborhood on this tour of the city, which includes plenty of stops for photos. Each guest is issued a compact radio receiver so they don't miss a detail of guides' explanations of noteworthy sites along the way.
Any Available Date Through March 31, 2019 at 10:30am or 2:00pm (Must Reserve 3 Days in Advance)
Pianist Clare Longendyke is a passionate soloist and chamber musician recognized for her colorful musicality, technical fluency and ability to interpret repertoires across the musical spectrum. She has performed solo and chamber music recitals across Europe and North America and has won a slew of awards over the years. An active performer of new music, she has premiered over 50 new works since 2012. For this performance at The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation in San Francisco she’ll be playing works by Beethoven, Ravel, Rachmaninov and Amy Williams.
Enjoy a two-hour tour of San Francisco Bay, highlighted by romantic sunset views, live guitar music and a light appetizer buffet including sandwiches, fruit and cheese. You'll view the city's stunning skyline featuring Coit Tower and the Transamerica Pyramid, along with historic landmarks and the natural beauty of the Bay Area. This scenic cruise sails by Alcatraz and Angel Island National Park, under the Golden Gate Bridge and along the gorgeous Tiburon, Belvedere and Sausalito shores. One drink is included (alcoholic or nonalcoholic), and more drinks and snacks are available for purchase at the full on-board bar.
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 6:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 6:00pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 6:00pmFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 6:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 6:00pmSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 6:00pmMonday, Apr 1, 2019 / 6:00pmTuesday, Apr 2, 2019 / 6:00pm
Comedian, actor and TV host Adam Ferrara brings his high-energy act to Cobb's. Ferrara is best known for playing Chief "Needles" Nelson alongside Denis Leary on FX's Rescue Me, and for co-hosting the History Channel's Top Gear USA, but he's also performed stand-up on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, The View, and two of his own Comedy Central specials. His acting roles also include CBS's King of Queens and the films Paul Blart: Mall Cop and Definitely, Maybe.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 7:30pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 9:45pm
You control the characters in this epic improvised role-playing serial. Roll the 20-sided die to lead our four main characters through the Journey Master’s fantastical world of harrowing adventures, mythical creatures, and unexpected twists. Are you up for the challenge? Then join us for our next campaign! Un-Scripted Theater Company presents Adventure Quest in San Francisco.
Explore San Francisco's vast and scenic Golden Gate Park -- which is actually bigger than NYC's Central Park at more than 1,000 acres -- while cruising along on an ultra-cool Segway. After a brief training session in which you'll learn the ins and outs of maneuvering your vehicle safely, you'll set out for a 2.5-hour tour of the park led by your narrator, who will reveal the history and tales behind this man-made oasis in the city. It's the best -- and most fun -- way to see all that the park has to offer.
Any Available Date Through March 31, 2019 at 10:30am or 2:00pm (Must Reserve 3 Days in Advance)
Enjoy food and drink samples from five of the Mission District's most exciting taquerias, mom-and-pop shops and restaurants on this food lover's walking tour from Sidewalk Food Tours. Sample award-winning pizza, taste the area's renowned Mexican food -- even skip the line at a bakery whose owners won the coveted James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef in 2008. Between tastings, your knowledgeable guide will tell intriguing stories about 17th century Spanish missionaries, the lively punk scene of the 1970s and more. All food and beverage tastings are included with the tour. Please see the full event description for a list of tasting locations.
Motor through Maritime Park and then out to the Marina Green through the Presidio on the way to the Golden Gate Bridge on a convenient electric scooter tour. Guests enjoy incredible views of San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate Bridge and the city skyline. After meeting at SF Electric Tour Company and a brief recap session on how to safely operate the electric scooter, you will explore San Francisco's Waterfront with the wind in your hair. Your experienced and friendly tour guide narrates your experience through a compact single ear-bud sound system.
Any Available Date Through March 31, 2019 at 1:30pm (Must Reserve 3 Days in Advance)
California Stand Up brings you some of the funniest stand-up comedians in the game from all over America. This show features Bay Area native and nationally touring comedian Jeremy Curry and comedy legend Larry "Bubbles" Brown. Larry "Bubbles" Brown is a deadpan, self-deprecating comedian and actor. He made his first appearance on Late Night with David Letterman in 1987. He has been a frequent opening act for Dana Carvey and Dave Attell. Hoping to someday start a vegetarian minimalist pessimist movement, his philosophy of life is "Expect the worst and you will never be disappointed." Jeremy Curry’s knowledge of sports and pop culture has proven to be vital as he brings a hilarious new spin on everyday topics to audiences all over California. Not only has Curry headlined his own shows, but he has also opened for some of the biggest names in comedy, including Aries Spears, Carlos Mencia, George Wallace, Eddie Griffin and more. Jeremy Curry’s in-your-face, high-energy and fun-loving comedy should not be missed live. Don't miss these two hilarious comics at Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco.
Magician and mindreader David Gerard is back with new magic and mentalism for 2019. Over 75 minutes, David's 20 years of experience with the mystery arts are on display, showcasing a wide range of magic and mindreading effects. A top hit with Silicon Valley companies and event planners, David's shows at PianoFight in San Francisco are the only place to catch him performing this new material.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, Apr 3, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, Apr 10, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, Apr 24, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, May 1, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, May 15, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, May 29, 2019 / 8:00pm
Come see the Punch Line's weekly SF Comedy Showcase, held every Sunday for over 30 years. San Francisco has a rich and vibrant comedy scene, and this weekly show has launched the careers of such comedians as Patton Oswalt, Margaret Cho and Arj Barker, as well as the current flock of rising stars such as W. Kamau Bell and Moshe Kasher. Laugh at a lineup of the Bay Area's top stand-up comics, many of whom have appeared on late-night television, Comedy Central and other esteemed television outlets.
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, Apr 7, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, Apr 14, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, Apr 28, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, May 5, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, May 12, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, May 19, 2019 / 8:00pm
Join Endgames Improv for a night of long-form improv comedy featuring house Harold teams Local Honey, Paint Dept and JACKSON. There will also be occasional appearances by Harold class graduates or holiday-themed shows. Don't miss the laughs at Stage Werx in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Neo-Futurists are thrilled to present The Infinite Wrench, as part of an ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance and speak to audiences, including those unreached or unmoved by traditional theater. The Infinite Wrench is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays that'll never ask you to suspend your disbelief. Join the cast at PianoFight , where they test, experiment and create an ever-evolving show to contain the irrepressible, the honest, the WTF and the new.
Talking After Sets with Austin Carr is both a comedy showcase and a live show/podcast where some of the best local and out of town comics showcase their material and personalities. Comics perform their material and then join a panel on stage to riff with the other comics on the show about their jokes and their process, and interact with the audience to find out if it was as good for you as it was for them! Be there at Cobb's Comedy Club in San Francisco.
Writer-performer Adam Strauss, whose acclaimed one-man show The Mushroom Cure is appearing on the Marsh's main stage, brings his new work to the Upstairs Studio Theater. The latest segment of Strauss' cosmic comic journey through life finds him still struggling with his debilitating obsessive-compulsive disorder and beginning to grapple with the big questions, like the existence of god and the definition of truth. A New York Fringe Festival winner, Strauss now delves into the Uncertainty Principle in San Francisco.
Tinder, Bumber, Hinge ... oh my -- app-based and online dating is huge these days. While that can bring a lot of action, it also guarantees some mighty funny stand-up material. Cobbs Comedy Club brings together some of San Francisco's best comedians to riff on the funniest and most horrific modern dating mishaps. The show features Oakland-based comic Stroy Moyd, who's opened for the likes of Dave Chappelle, Tracy Morgan, the Wayans Brothers, Hannibal Buress and more. He'll be joined by some other special guests as well, so come prepared to laugh.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 8:00pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, Apr 17, 2019 / 8:00pmThursday, Apr 18, 2019 / 8:00pmWednesday, May 22, 2019 / 8:00pmThursday, May 23, 2019 / 8:00pm
Comedian Tom Rhodes has almost drowned in Thailand, been maced in Paris and had his own late night talk show in the Netherlands. Trekking the world with his photographer wife, Rhodes reports back hilariously from far-flung locales, and has appeared on everything from NBC sitcoms to Dutch travel programs to his own podcast. See Rhodes at the Punch Line San Francisco and find out why The New York Times called him "A mostly natural intellect with a knack for reporting the harsh realities of life with a dark and absurdly optimistic cynicism."
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 8:00pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 8:00pmFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 7:30pmFriday, Mar 29, 2019 / 9:45pm
For a relaxing afternoon on the water, hop aboard the Privateer, a truly traditional sailboat, for a semi-private 90-minute cruise of the bay, complete with included beer and wine. This double-masted, teak-decked, bronze-fitted beauty holds no more than 28 passengers, so you'll get plenty of personal attention from the skilled and friendly crew as the Privateer glides over to Alcatraz and Angel Island, passes by charming and picturesque Sausalito, parallels the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge and sails past the famous San Francisco skyline on its way back to the pier.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / 12:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 12:15pm)Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / 2:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 1:45pm)Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / 4:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 4:15pm)Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 12:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 12:15pm)Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 2:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 1:45pm)Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 4:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 4:15pm)Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 12:30pm (Mandatory Check-In at 12:15pm)Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 2:00pm (Mandatory Check-In at 1:45pm)
The SF Magic Hour is 75 minutes of mind-blowing magic performed by a different set of performers each month. These magicians have performed in Las Vegas and Reno Casinos, the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, on TV for the Late Late Show and Penn & Teller's Fool Us, on luxury cruise lines, with touring Broadway shows, and at Monday Night Magic, New York's longest-running off-Broadway magic show. Each month brings new and amazing magic. So come back to PianoFight again and again to see the newest IMpossibilities.
Monday, Mar 25, 2019 / 8:00pmMonday, Apr 29, 2019 / 8:00pmMonday, May 27, 2019 / 8:00pm
Take a tour through San Francisco's history with one of its most colorful characters. Emperor Norton was a prominent businessman who lost it all on a bad investment. He responded to his failure by declaring himself "Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico." Rather than dismissing him, San Francisco embraced him, treating him as royalty and accepting his self-created currency. Tour guide Joseph Amster incorporates his journalistic and acting talents to provide a one-of-a-kind tour, taking on the persona of Emperor Norton and introducing you to the history of the city's most unique and interesting sites through the eyes of this larger-than-life unofficial city mascot.
Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 11:00amThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 2:30pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 11:00amSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 2:30pm
On Thanksgiving weekend come celebrate the return of the “All Night Happy Hour Silent Disco” party. This time, it's at the Beer Pong Lounge in North Beach, and they're doing two for one specials for attendees. Of course, DJs will be in the building, spinning 3 different genres of music. You'll have the power to pick your party tunes with the flick of a switch on your headphones. DJ 1 will have EDM/House, DJ 2 will have '80s, '90s and 2K Throwbacks and DJ 3 will have Hip Hop/R&B/Latin. Your Experience Includes: 3 live DJs battling for your attention, a pair of Quiet Events Headphones, glow in the dark gear, outdoor bar, taco stand, two for one specials on beers and well drinks. When you arrive you’ll receive a pair of special wireless headphones. You can adjust the volume and choose between up to three DJ’s with a flip of a switch. Each headset has a color LED that shows what channel you are listening to. It’s super social; you’re in control of the music. There’s no loud music that you have to talk over. Plus, there’s no ringing in your ears when you leave!
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 10:00pmSaturday, Apr 27, 2019 / 10:00pmSaturday, May 25, 2019 / 10:00pm
It might be called Baloney, but only USDA prime-certified beefcakes will be on stage during San Francisco's sole all-male revue. Upon its triumphant return to Oasis, Baloney is sweatier, sexier and (amazingly) even more scantily clad. Inspired by classic male erotica -- from '50s pulp to '70s shag to '80s cocaine chic and beyond -- Baloney is an immersive cabaret experience where fantasies play out right before your eyes. As its debut show quickly sold-out, buy tickets now to see boys behaving badly in this production choreographed by Rory Davis and directed by Michael Phillis.
Beach Blanket Babylon, San Francisco's hilarious pop culture musical revue, is the perfect night out with friends. Celebrating more than 16,000 performances and seen by more than six million people from around the world, this internationally acclaimed production continues to delight audiences at Club Fugazi in San Francisco's North Beach district with its spectacular costumes and outrageously gigantic hats. Entering their 45th year, Beach Blanket Babylon follows Snow White as she takes a fast-paced journey around the world in search of her "Prince Charming." Along the way she encounters a star-studded, ever-changing lineup of hilarious political and pop culture characters, including Donald and Melania Trump, Kim Jong-un, Taylor Swift, Colin Kaepernick, Wonder Woman, Sarah Huckabee, Vladimir Putin, Ivanka Trump and Jared, Lady Gaga, Prince, Barack and Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, Harvey Weinstein, Bernie Sanders, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Oprah, Prince Harry and Meghan, and the Golden State Warriors.
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 8:00pm (Age 21 Or Older Only)Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 8:00pm (Age 21 Or Older Only)Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pm (Age 21 Or Older Only)Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 6:00pm (Age 21 Or Older Only)Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 9:00pm (Age 21 Or Older Only)Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 2:00pm (All Ages)Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 5:00pm (All Ages)
BATS Improv -- named the Bay Area's Best Theater Company by the San Francisco Chronicle, Best Comedy Troupe by SF Weekly and Best First Date Spot by the San Francisco Bay Guardian -- presents a variety show full of comedy fun, including head-to-head improv battles, long-form murder mysteries, musicals and more. Located at Bayfront Theater in the Marina District, every BATS show is one of a kind, using audience suggestions for a unique mix of improv comedy and theater that's never the same show twice.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pm (The Cypher Scenes)Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pm (Musicals Two-Night)
In Barbecue Apocalypse, three couples gather on the back deck of a modest suburban home for a midsummer barbecue where the hosts struggle with feelings of inadequacy about their decor, their clothes, their careers, their culinary skills and pretty much everything else. The superficial, neuroses-laden squabbles abound until the group discovers the rest of the world has been falling apart — literally — during their barbecue. For these complacent suburbanites, the end is just the beginning. Enjoy Matt Lyle’s Barbecue Apocalypse at the Spreckels Performing Arts Center in Rohnert Park.
Hailed by The New York Times as “thrilling...ravishing...devastating” and described by The Sunday Times as “a significant event in which theatre shakes hands with the world,” The Jungle is a once-in-a-lifetime event not to be missed. Meet the hopeful, resilient residents of the Jungle -- the short-lived, self-governing society that emerged within a sprawling refugee camp in Calais, France. Join the residents over freshly-baked naan and sweet milky chai at the at the Afghan Café. Take a seat in a place where men, women and children fleeing war and persecution created a world offering warm hospitality amidst squalor and danger. The heart-stopping stories of those who inhabited this desolate patch of land in France roar back to life in this shockingly intimate and wildly acclaimed production that plunges us directly into its subject matter. After taking London and New York by storm, The Jungle now arrives at the Curran in San Francisco with Miriam Buether’s award-winning set design. To accommodate this incredibly unique staging, the Curran will be completely transformed and, in the process, the capacity will be reduced to an intimate 600 seats — so be sure to take advantage of this special preview offer while you can. You'll even get to choose your experience: immerse yourself in the Afghan Café with Floor seats, or watch the story unfold from the Mezzanine.
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 7:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 7:00pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 7:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 2:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pmSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 1:00pmSunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 7:00pm
For 35 years the Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival has been delighting Bay Area audiences by presenting the region’s best vocal groups in an evening of top notch harmony singing. Winners of the event are crowned San Francisco Champions and represent the region at the National Finals. From vocal jazz to doo wop, barbershop to pop, and all styles in between, you will be amazed at the versatility of the human voice on display in this most exhilarating evening of vocal harmony singing.
The film that began a cultural phenomenon that spans countries and decades, Star Wars: A New Hope comes to the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts. Experience the classic on the big screen, with Symphony Silicon Valley performing John Williams’ musical score live. Since the release of the first Star Wars movie 42 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, groundbreaking special effects and iconic musical scores composed by Williams.
Indian tabla legend and master improviser Zakir Hussain joins an international cast of accomplished performers to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of his late father, the legendary Ustad Allarakha. In this year's Master of Percussion program, Hussain and his collaborators explore the endlessly diverse world of traditional North Indian drumming and the layered, animated rhythms of popular and folk music from around the world. Prepare yourself for an evening of virtuosic solos, playfully competitive duets and thrilling ensemble jams when this Grammy-winning percussionist takes to the stage at Cal Performances Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley with Nilandri Kumar (sitar), Eric Harland (drums) and Mattannur Sankarankutty Marar (chenda).
Two teams go head-to-head for some friendly competitive improv! An incredible cast of hosts serve as your guides to this hilarious weekly showdown. At the end of the show, this week's champ is decided by you, the audience!
Two people enter. Two people do improv. No one dies. The minds behind Endgames Improv have come to the belief, however, that this can be a little predictable. In the interest of reducing the amount of certainty, they devised this show. Every other week, Jon Skulski and Max McCal challenge another team to perform in a style selected just moments before they get on stage. As is fair, Jon and Max then perform at the whim of their guests. Unknown styles, uncertain futures — anything goes in Uncertainty Principle at Stage Werx in San Francisco.
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 10:00pmTuesday, Apr 9, 2019 / 10:00pmTuesday, Apr 23, 2019 / 10:00pmTuesday, May 14, 2019 / 10:00pmTuesday, May 28, 2019 / 10:00pmTuesday, Jun 11, 2019 / 10:00pmTuesday, Jun 25, 2019 / 10:00pm
This superb example of the British farce had audiences rolling in the aisles in London and New York! A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his irregular working schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 8:00pmSaturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 8:00pm
You Should Know This is like a TED Talk meets a comedy game show at PianoFight in San Francisco. Listen to experts discuss fascinating topics while comedians riff on stage and you win fun, silly prizes for being a nerd. This month's show is "Where Are All The Aliens?" There's a billion billion stars in the universe. If even a tiny fraction of these have planets, why haven't we discovered alien life yet? Or better yet, why haven't they discovered us? Michael Wall, senior writer for Space.com and author of Out There: A Scientific Guide to Alien Life, Antimatter, and Human Space Travel, helps us try to answer the perennial question: are we alone? Joining him on stage is host Kevin Whittinghill and the hilarious comedians Justin Lucas and Shanti Charan.
In the 1920s, the Radium Dial Company employed young women to paint watch dials, with the potential of earning $8 a week — a sum that could make a real difference to a young family in difficult times. These Shining Lives tells the story of four young women who discover that they’re braver, stronger and more extraordinary than they could have imagined. Enjoy this inspiring show courtesy of Ross Valley Players at the Barn Theater.
Few composers in history could write sacred music to equal the sublimity of their subject like J.S. Bach could. And with his Saint John Passion, he showed that he could use that gift to tell the ultimate sacred story: the Crucifixion. With the epic scope and intensity of an opera, Bach created a majestic choral work that captures the story of the Passion as told in the Gospel of John. Now, the SF Symphony Chorus, an acclaimed cast of soloists, and Baroque ensemble Voices of Music bring to life one of the greatest choral works in classical repertoire. Don’t miss this concert conducted by Ragnar Bohlin at Davies Symphony Hall.
This all-ages show brings original music from Amalgamation, Alecia Haselton, Israel Sanchez and Early Monarchs together with art from local artists, The American Legion Music Hall is conveniently located in San Carlos and features easy parking, a full bar and is two block from all of downtown San Carlos. Come make a day of it.
Leonard Cohen was Perla Batalla’s friend, mentor and colleague. In an homage blessed by the man himself, she brings us his remarkable music, as well as stories of her long working relationship with him. With deep love for his music and poetry, she celebrates the man she knew; a man who was most often motivated by sly humor and absurdity rather than the doom and gloom that seems to characterize him. She'll be joined on stage by Marsha Attie, Arik Luck and jazz and blues songstress Pamela Rose. You won’t want to miss this extraordinary evening at Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco.
A Nigerian woman traveling from Lagos to visit her mother and American-born sister for the first time in two decades arrives to a snowy landscape and even chillier truths inside a small Manhattan apartment as African traditions clash with American realities in Her Portmanteau. This is just one chapter in playwright Mfoniso Udofia’s sweeping nine-part saga that offers a tender and hopeful window into an evolving family. The New York Times calls it "powerful" and "moving," while the Los Angeles Times says it's "masterfully written ... defies preconceptions and expectations.” Catch this humorous and heartfelt story at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater in San Francisco.
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 / 7:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 2:00pmWednesday, Mar 27, 2019 / 7:30pmThursday, Mar 28, 2019 / 7:30pm Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 7:30pm Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 / 7:30pm
French-Canadian pianist Marc-André Hamelin is famed for bringing his impeccable performance skills to the established classical repertoire. But he's also known for spotlighting the exciting new music of the 19th-21st centuries in concert and on disc, for which he's received nine Grammy nominations. “Admired for his monstrously brilliant technique and his questing, deep-thinking approach” (The New Yorker), Hamelin comes to Davies Symphony Hall with one of his signature era-spanning programs, which includes works by Bach, Schumann, Chopin, Weissenberg and Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
LMNL is a unique immersive, interactive experience designed to inspire, amaze and transform. Every installation and room has been curated so each experience is interactive and responsive to participants. More than 14 rooms and installations are interconnected into fun otherworldly explorations, inviting the seeker on a journey of curiosity, play and collaboration, where the art magically responds to and is created by them. Designed in collaboration with 11 leading new media and visual artists from around the world, LMNL is pushing the boundaries of reality, evolved with magical experiences that live at the evolutionary edge of technology, art and human connection. LMNL is a 60-120 minute, open flow (museum-like) experience for all audiences and ages.
It's a dark and stormy night... but how would you know that? You're stuck in a pyramid! Evil Genius Productions presents... Mummy!!! (THE OPERA). Music, murder and mayhem ensue as the Mummy looks for his mate. Enjoy another absurd theater and music creation from San Francisco's Lost Church theater company, written and directed by Brett D. Cline.
Craft beer and comedy merge harmoniously in the Beer Basement at Ales Unlimited, where The Setup draws some of the funniest local and nationally touring stand-ups in the business. The space is small and cozy but the hops and the laughs are big, with performers hailing from such comedic institutions as Comedy Bang Bang, San Francisco Sketchfest and The Comedy Store. So order a drink from Ales Unlimited's world-class selection of microbrews, wines and specialty cocktails, then head downstairs for a truly underground experience in the heart of the Tenderloin.
For an evening of sophisticated fun, join Hornblower's Supper Club Cruise on San Francisco Bay. With several small-plate dining stations featuring international favorites and tasty desserts, this three-hour cruise is the perfect setting for a night out with friends, a date night or a special celebration. Local DJs spin up-tempo lounge and Top 40 hits so you can work it out on the dance floor, or step outside for gorgeous views of the twinkling city skyline. Soda, coffee, tea and water are included and wine, beer and cocktails are available for purchase.
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 / 7:30pm (Boarding Begins at 7:00pm)Friday, Apr 5, 2019 / 7:30pm (Boarding Begins at 7:00pm)Friday, Apr 12, 2019 / 7:30pm (Boarding Begins at 7:00pm)Friday, Apr 19, 2019 / 7:30pm (Boarding Begins at 7:00pm)Friday, Apr 26, 2019 / 7:30pm (Boarding Begins at 7:00pm)
Chocolate lovers, get ready for a world of premium chocolate! The original and premier artisan chocolate show on the West Coast takes place at the 13th Annual San Francisco International Chocolate Salon in the Hall of Flowers. Chocolate aficionados, fanatics, buyers and journalists can experience the finest in artisan, gourmet and premium chocolate in one of the world's great culinary metropolitan areas. Featuring a delicious selection chosen and curated by the organizers, the Chocolate Salon participants include master chocolatiers, confectioners and other culinary artisans. Salon highlights feature chocolate tastings, demonstrations, chef & author talks, wine tasting and ongoing interviews by TasteTV's Chocolate Television program. Your ticket includes admission, chocolate tastings, demos and more.
Raise your glass and enjoy a romantic sunset on the water with magnificent views of San Francisco, highlighted by a delicious seasonal dinner prepared fresh on board by Hornblower's chefs. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want a different sort of night out, the sight of San Francisco's spectacular skyline as you sail past Alcatraz and the Golden Gate Bridge will make the evening special. The elegant four-course, sit-down meal includes appetizers, salad, choice of entree, plus coffee, tea and dessert. Spend the rest of the cruise relaxing and dancing to live music. There's a cash bar on board as well, serving signature cocktails and other libations.
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 / 7:00pm (Boarding Begins at 6:30pm)Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 / 7:00pm (Boarding Begins at 6:30pm)Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 / 7:00pm (Boarding Begins at 6:30pm)Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 / 7:00pm (Boarding Begins at 6:30pm)
It's time to take this week's sensational news stories and put them to good use: comedy. At SF Tonight, you'll be provided with newspapers, magazines and scissors, or you can bring your favorite stories from the week's news -- hard-hitting journalism (is there still such a thing?) or the latest popular thread on Facebook -- and the talented improvisers at EndGames Improv will turn those stories into a one-of-a-kind show that may not exactly be educational, but will definitely be entertaining. You might even be surprised by a special guest. So don't let the news get you down. Spend your Saturday night with the cast of SF Tonight at Stage Werx in San Francisco.