Events on Thursday, November 8

Literary Death Match: Episode 49

Performing Arts: Spoken Word

Literary Death Match

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum

Literary Death Match is what happens when a group of writers attempt to beat each other bloody with wit, onstage for... 

Kevin Killian and Poets’ Theater Present Wet Paint

Art: Performance

Kevin Killian and Poets’ Theater Present Wet Paint

Thursday 11/ 8 @ SFMOMA

They invented a new kind or art ...and a new kind of sex to go with it!  Killian's Wet Paint tells... 

The Great Animal Orchestra: An Evening with Bernie Krause

Art: Lecture

The Great Animal Orchestra: An Evening with Bernie Krause

Thursday 11/ 8 @ David Brower Center

Musician, author and soundscape expert Bernie Krause discusses the connection between wild, natural soundscapes and human music, a concept explored in... 

Ongoing Events

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Various locations

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

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

Film: Festival

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

Thursday 11/ 8 @ CounterPULSE

Head south of Market for a two-spirited salute to works by trans and queer artists at the San Francisco Transgender Film... 

The Opera Project: 13th Annual San Francisco World Music Festival

Festival: Music

San Francisco World Music Festival

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

From Beijing’s legendary Mei Lanfang to Baku's celebrated Bulbul, The San Francisco World Music Festival ramps up innovative programming November 9-11... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons

Special Event

Peralta Junction Pop-Up

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

Shocktoberfest 13: The Bride of Death

Performing Arts

Shocktoberfest 13

Thursday 11/ 8 @ The Hypnodrome Theatre

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

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

SF DocFest

Film: Festival

SF DocFest

Thursday 11/ 8 @ Roxie Theater

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

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

Art

Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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... 

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

Art

Jasper Johns

Thursday 11/ 8 @ SFMOMA

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

Waste Land Exhibition

Art: Group Show

Waste Land Exhibition

Thursday 11/ 8 @ California College of the Arts

Reception: Wed., Nov. 7, 5:30-7:30 p.m.   The Waste Land exhibition showcases works of architecture, art, design, and writing produced by... 

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Art

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Thursday 11/ 8 @ 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...