Events on Friday, November 2

Papergirl SF 2012 Gallery Opening

Art: Group Show

Papergirl SF 2012 Gallery Opening

Friday 11/ 2 @ Incline Gallery

Join us at Incline Gallery on Nov 2nd to celebrate all of the artwork submitted to Papergirl SF 2012! This is... 

Día de los Muertos Festival of Altars


Día de los Muertos Festival of Altars

Friday 11/ 2 @ Garfield Park

The origins of Día de los Muertos can be traced back thousands of years to indigenous Mexican cultures, who held rituals... 

Ongoing Events


Sports: Action/Extreme


Friday 11/ 2 @ Oakland Metro Operahouse

What happens when DIY meets WWE... in the squared-circle wearing a g-string? That's right, this shit is real, and not Santa... 

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Shocktoberfest 13: The Bride of Death

Performing Arts

Shocktoberfest 13

Friday 11/ 2 @ The Hypnodrome Theatre

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

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Special Event

SQFT at A Temporary Offering

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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 Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

<em>Fiber Futures: Japan's Textile Pioneers</em>


Fiber Futures: Japan's Textile Pioneers

Friday 11/ 2 @ Museum of Craft and Folk Art

Sponsored by the Museum of Craft and Folk Art and spanning the gap between industry and art, Future Fibers: Japan's Textile... 

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

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

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


Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

Lang Lang

Music: Classical

Lang Lang

Friday 11/ 2 @ Davies Symphony Hall

Since filling in to play Tchaikovsky with the Chicago Symphony when he was 17, Chinese pianist Lang Lang has taken the... 

Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons

Special Event

Peralta Junction Pop-Up

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Friday 11/ 2 @ Various locations

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

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

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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... 

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes


When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Friday 11/ 2 @ 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...