Events on Thursday, November 22

Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering

Special Event: Memorial

Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering

Thursday 11/22 @ Alcatraz Island

On Thanksgiving Day in 1969, a group of Native American activists gained control of Alcatraz Island. Their stand: The land was... 

Meals on Wheels Volunteering

Special Event: Volunteer

Meals on Wheels Volunteering

Thursday 11/22 @ Meals on Wheels

San Francisco is a city of transplants, and chances are that if you can't return home this Thanksgiving, you have a... 

Ongoing Events

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Special Event

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Thursday 11/22 @ Westin St. Francis

Jean-François Houdré, the Executive Pastry Chef at the Westin St. Francis, has the unique job each year of constructing an enormous... 

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Thursday 11/22 @ Various locations

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

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

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Thursday 11/22 @ 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>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

Henry Rollins: The Long March

Performing Arts

Henry Rollins

Thursday 11/22 @ Yoshi's San Francisco

Henry Rollins' work regimen with Black Flag is now the stuff of hardcore legend (see Get in the Van or Our... 

Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons

Special Event

Peralta Junction Pop-Up

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

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

Art

René Garcia, Jr.

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

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

Art

Jasper Johns

Thursday 11/22 @ SFMOMA

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

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Thursday 11/22 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Thursday 11/22 @ 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

Art

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Thursday 11/22 @ 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...