Events on Friday, November 9

Sonar North American Tour 2012 (Ft. Die Antwoord, Azari and III, Seth Troxler, Paul Kalkbrenner, Tiga, Gesaffelstein, and Nic Fanciulli)

Music: Electronic

Sonar on Tour

Friday 11/ 9 @ Fox Theater

Barcelona's International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art, better known as the prestigeous Sonar Festival, embarks upon its first... 

Social Studies w/ The Sam Chase and Jon Gunton

Music: Indie

Social Studies

Friday 11/ 9 @ The Independent

A double dose of infectious and fun, the band members of Social Studies have established themselves as one of San Francisco's... 

Ongoing Events

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Friday 11/ 9 @ Various locations

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

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

Festival: Music

San Francisco World Music Festival

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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>


Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

Film: Festival

San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

Friday 11/ 9 @ CounterPULSE

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

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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

Friday 11/ 9 @ SFMOMA

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

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes


When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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... 

Glass Program Alumni Exhibition


Glass Program Alumni Exhibition

Friday 11/ 9 @ California College of the Arts

 This year marks the Golden Jubilee of the American Studio Glass art movement. Fifty years ago, in 1962, the seminal workshops... 

Waste Land Exhibition

Art: Group Show

Waste Land Exhibition

Friday 11/ 9 @ 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...