Events on Friday, November 16

Altered Barbie Show Closing Reception

Art: Happening

Altered Barbie Show Closing Reception

Friday 11/16 @ Shotwell 50 Studios

Over the last 50 years, Mattel has produced an incredible variety of Barbie dolls, including astronauts, doctors, TV chefs, presidents, and... 

Biketopia

Festival: Benefit

Biketopia

Friday 11/16 @ Jack London Square

The benefits of biking for both the individual and community really can't be overstated, and after 40 years, the East Bay... 

Silent Drape Runners present <em>Twin Peaks: The Beginning</em>

Music: Electronic

Silent Drape Runners

Friday 11/16 @ The Vortex Room

After selling out 92Y Tribeca (twice), Flavorpill's social media team in their band incarnation as Silent Drape Runners bring their weird,... 

McSweeney McMullen's <em>Hang Glider & Mud Mask</em> Party

Books: Release Party/Signing

Hang Glider & Mud Mask Party

Friday 11/16 @ Southern Exposure

You're invited to a book launch, performance, and party for Brian McMullen and Jason Jagel's first picture book. Book readings at... 

Pop-Up Lunch: Circus

Food/Wine: Festival

Pop-Up Lunch: Circus

Friday 11/16 @ SFMOMA

We invite you to join us for a circus themed pop-up lunch at SFMOMA Friday, November 16th, to celebrate Paul Klee's... 

Ongoing Events

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Friday 11/16 @ Various locations

Silicon Valley has its heritage in a garage, what with Bill Hewlett and David Packard birthing the modern Silicon Valley with... 

Ren&eacute; Garcia, Jr.: <em>BADASS</em>

Art

René Garcia, Jr.

Friday 11/16 @ Project One

Anyone who's ever scraped sparkle-encrusted clumps of glue from beneath his or her fingernails can tell you that glitter is more... 

SF DocFest

Film: Festival

SF DocFest

Friday 11/16 @ Roxie Theater

Sate your Bay Arean bottomless hunger for whimsy, insight, and righteous indignation with the 11th annual SF DocFest: twelve days of... 

Nathalie Djurberg: <em>The Parade</em>

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Friday 11/16 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

Swedish artist Nathalie Djurberg is taking a bird's eye view on humanity, above and beyond the culture and civility, where, from... 

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Special Event

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Friday 11/16 @ A Temporary Offering

Pop-ups hold all of the simple appeal of the childhood lemonade stand — sometimes you don't need much to set up... 

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Friday 11/16 @ Oakland Museum of California

1968: The year the Tet Offensive and the My Lai Massacre shook public opinion on the ongoing, endless Vietnam War. The... 

Jasper Johns: <em>Seeing with the Mind's Eye</em>

Art

Jasper Johns

Friday 11/16 @ SFMOMA

With all the snark of Dada and all the shellacked splendor of Pop, Jasper Johns has always walked a fine line... 

Shocktoberfest 13: The Bride of Death

Performing Arts

Shocktoberfest 13

Friday 11/16 @ The Hypnodrome Theatre

In the late 1800s, le Théâtre du Grand Guignol took Paris by storm. The tiny venue, located in an old chapel,... 

Goapele

Music: Soul

Goapele

Friday 11/16 @ Yoshi's Oakland

Good music and good eats can always be found here, and if you love a little classy jazz with your sushi,... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Friday 11/16 @ Orpheum Theatre

Experience the phenomenon of Disney's The Lion King. Marvel at the breathtaking spectacle of animals brought to life by award-winning director... 

14th Annual SF International Hip Hop Dance Fest

Dance

SF International Hip Hop Dance Fest

Friday 11/16 @ Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

Way back in 1999, now Director Micaya started up the San Francisco International Hip Hop Dance Fest, and this year’s show... 

Ken and Melanie Light: <em>Valley of Shadows and Dreams</em>

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Friday 11/16 @ Oakland Museum of California

Featuring 31 black-and-white photographs-on view for the first time in a museum, Ken and Melanie Light: Valley of Shadows and Dreams... 

Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons

Special Event

Peralta Junction Pop-Up

Friday 11/16 @ Peralta Junction

Like a great traveling carnival, the Peralta Junction Project has come to roost for three months in a 24,000-square-foot vacant lot... 

<em>Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance</em>

Art

Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Friday 11/16 @ de Young Museum

This special exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of the legendary dancer and choreographer Rudolf Nureyev (1938–1993). It will... 

Star Trek Convention

Conference: Sci Fi

Star Trek Convention

Friday 11/16 @ Westin St. Francis

Boldly go to San Francisco for about the most multicultural alien convergence that California has seen yet, Creation Entertainment's official Star... 

Fusions: International Student Exhibition

Art: Group Show

Fusions: International Student Exhibition

Friday 11/16 @ California College of the Arts

With more than 4,000 languages being spoken around the world, the possible ways of communicating are varied and endless. Yet artistic... 

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Art

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Friday 11/16 @ California College of the Arts

The legendary exhibition Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form, presented in 1969 at Kunsthalle Bern, Germany, has been exhaustively... 

Glass Program Alumni Exhibition

Art

Glass Program Alumni Exhibition

Friday 11/16 @ California College of the Arts

 This year marks the Golden Jubilee of the American Studio Glass art movement. Fifty years ago, in 1962, the seminal workshops...