Events on Saturday, December 29

Melvins

Music: Metal

Melvins

Saturday 12/29 @ Great American Music Hall

When we were in middle school, a DJ at the local college radio station used to do something called "Mandatory Melvin... 

Ongoing Events

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

Art

Jasper Johns

Saturday 12/29 @ SFMOMA

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

Trannyshack presents <em>The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes</em>

Theatre: Comedy

The Golden Girls: The Christmas Episodes

Saturday 12/29 @ Victoria Theatre

Trannyshack emeriti Heklina, Cookie Dough, Pollo del Mar, and Matthew Martin reprise their roles as Miami's hottest foursome of a certain... 

David Sedaris' <em>Santaland Diaries</em>

Theatre: Comedy

David Sedaris' Santaland Diaries

Saturday 12/29 @ Eureka Theatre

When Santaland Diaries was first broadcast on NPR's Morning Edition in 1992, David Sedaris quickly went from struggling writer to everybody's... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Saturday 12/29 @ 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... 

Wintersalt feat. Diplo, Travis Barker, and Mix Master Mike

Festival: Music

Wintersalt

Saturday 12/29 @ Fort Mason Festival Pavilion

Wintersalt Festival has a big-name weekend lined up. Friday night features Travis Barker, producer/performer/drummer extraordinaire who has been a part of... 

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Art: Happening

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Saturday 12/29 @ Heath Ceramics

Heath Ceramics is bringing the designs of Brooklyn to California for a show called "Brooklyn Visits Heath." Co-curated by Heath Ceramics... 

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

Art

Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Saturday 12/29 @ 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... 

Treasure Island Flea

Festival: Shopping

Treasure Island Flea

Saturday 12/29 @ Avenue of the Palms

In 1939, Treasure Island was built to house the World's Fair. Among the attractions were synchronized swimmer Esther Williams' water ballet... 

<em>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Saturday 12/29 @ 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>Call Me Home</em>

Art: Photography

Call Me Home

Saturday 12/29 @ Gallery Carte Blanche

In celebration of its one-year anniversary, Gallery Carte Blanche is pleased to announce the opening of their San Francisco-centric exhibition Call... 

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

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Saturday 12/29 @ 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>In Transit: SF's Daily Commute in Words and Pictures</em>

Art: Group Show

In Transit

Saturday 12/29 @ Harvey Milk Photo Center

In celebration of Muni's centennial, this exhibit will feature gorgeous San Francisco photos that you’ve previously probably only seen on your... 

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Special Event

The Westin St. Francis' Holiday Sugar Castle

Saturday 12/29 @ 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...