Events on Saturday, November 17

New Frequencies Fest presents Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio

Music: Global

Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio

Saturday 11/17 @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

YBCA's annual showcase of underground and world music, New Frequencies, focuses this year on women and non-western musicians who blend together... 

Ongoing Events

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Saturday 11/17 @ Various locations

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

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Special Event

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Saturday 11/17 @ 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... 

SF DocFest

Film: Festival

SF DocFest

Saturday 11/17 @ 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

Saturday 11/17 @ 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... 

14th Annual SF International Hip Hop Dance Fest


SF International Hip Hop Dance Fest

Saturday 11/17 @ 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... 

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Saturday 11/17 @ 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>


Jasper Johns

Saturday 11/17 @ 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

Saturday 11/17 @ The Hypnodrome Theatre

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


Music: Soul


Saturday 11/17 @ 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

Saturday 11/17 @ 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... 

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

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Saturday 11/17 @ 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

Saturday 11/17 @ 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>


Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Saturday 11/17 @ 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... 

Come Out and Play Festival

Get Social

Come Out and Play Festival

Saturday 11/17 @ SOMArts

Checkpoints, safe zones, the sound of your own breathing as you engage in a footrace against zombies through dark alleyways —... 

Star Trek Convention

Conference: Sci Fi

Star Trek Convention

Saturday 11/17 @ 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

Saturday 11/17 @ 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


When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Saturday 11/17 @ 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...