Hot Tickets: San Francisco
|March 06, 2012 12:00 PM|
|Every Tuesday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.
Wednesday, March 7 | Polka Fetish and KUSF-IN-EXILE Present: Oom Pah POW! - A Polka Party to benefit Save KUSF with bands, DJs, food, beer, FUN! Doors at 7pm, dance lessons at 7:30pm. Features Deutscher Musikverein, a 20-piece German band; Golden Gate Bavarian Club providing dance lessons and performance; Big Lou the Accordion Princess; and Polka Fetish DJs Schmeejay, Cactus, Jacob and Masha. Polka Fetish plays every Monday from 8-9pm on KUSF-IN-EXILE.
Thursday, March 8 | RHYTHMIX BINGO - Join Mr. Entertainment and the Yay Girls for unforgettable music, dance and dramatic reversals of fortune all mixed up in this irrational Rhythmix Bingo extravaganza. Featuring 10 rounds of performance art spectacle, live entertainment and cash prizes, its only $25 for 10 Games and the chance to win valuable prizes, including the grand prize: $200! Come see why The East Bay Express says that "bingo just garnered new hipster cachet." This month's theme: Sci-Fi.
Friday, March 9 | The Circus Differential - The Circus Differential is a moving, evolving and gear-driven world with awe-inspiring circus acts. The Circus Differential is presented by Kinetic Arts Center (Oakland), directed and conceived by Artistic Director Jaron A. Hollander and starring Kinetic Art Center's own Circus Spire Youth Troupe. In The Circus Differential you will be transported into a clock world of gears and cogs, energy, color and circus acts which will keep you riveted.
Friday, March 9 | Lip Service West: Reading. Writing. Rock 'n' Roll. - Set in a swanky wine bar in San Francisco, the event will weave together the sounds and words of some of San Francisco's most talented underground voices. This annual fundraiser will support the non-profit literary arts organization, Lip Service West, with an all-star celebration of literature and rock music!
Featured readers include David Corbett, Eddie Muller, Wendy Merrill, Joe Loya, Pamela Holm, Tony DuShane, April Sinclair, Hin Leung and Alan Kaufman. Between readings past Lip Service readers will provide music, including Kaitlin McGaw, Kyrsten Bean, Tom Pitts, and Jeff Zittrain. Band performances by the Wandering Jews and the Hollyhocks.
Saturday, March 10 | The "Great White Way" of Market Street Tour - More than 20 movie theatres once lined this stretch of Market and for decades brilliantly illuminated seven contiguous blocks of San Francisco's main street. Accompany Monika on a nostalgic journey along mid-Market and hear about its grand movie palaces and the dynamics which caused their demise or survival. Includes commentary about the role San Francisco played in the early days of motion pictures.
Saturday, March 10 | La Bombilla Dinner Club - La Bombilla is a dinner club that allows guests to enjoy great food for a very affordable price. A great dinner experience doesn't have be wildly expensive, but dinner is about good food, and that is the soul of La Bombilla. This eight-course meal includes smoked salmon with apple and jalapeno, uni and caviar pasta, pork belly, and lobster with fried bone marrow, as well as vegetarian options upon request.
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