Events on Friday, November 23

FuncheapSF's Food Social

Food/Wine: Festival

FuncheapSF's Food Social

Friday 11/23 @ The New Parish

It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and sure, you could eat more leftovers, but maybe a little switch up would be nice,... 

Union Square Tree Lighting

Special Event

Union Square Tree Lighting

Friday 11/23 @ Union Square

Attaching small candles to ornament a Christmas tree dates back to the mid-17th century, and found its way to the U.S.... 

Ongoing Events

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Friday 11/23 @ 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

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party

Festival: Fair

Great Dickens Christmas Fair

Friday 11/23 @ Cow Palace

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Victorian prose and crumpets aren't the only things flowing freely at the 34th annual Great Dickens Christmas... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

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

Art

René Garcia, Jr.

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

ODC Dance presents <em>The Velveteen Rabbit</em>

Performing Arts: Dance

The Velveteen Rabbit

Friday 11/23 @ Lam Research Theater

Margery Williams' The Velveteen Rabbit or How Toys Become Real was first published in 1922, a time when such a companion... 

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

Art

Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

Henry Rollins: The Long March

Performing Arts

Henry Rollins

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Friday 11/23 @ 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 11/23 @ SFMOMA

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

Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons

Special Event

Peralta Junction Pop-Up

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

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

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Special Event

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Art

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Friday 11/23 @ 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... 

The Comedy

Film

The Comedy

Friday 11/23 @ Roxie Theater

Tim Heidecker in person Friday, November 23 and Saturday, November 24 after the 8:00 & before the 9:45 shows.  On the...