Events on Wednesday, December 5

Blue Scholars w/ The Physics and Brothers From Another

Music: Hip-Hop

Blue Scholars

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ The Fillmore

Before there was Macklemore (although considerably after there was Mix-a-Lot), Blue Scholars were Seattle's great hip-hop hope. In many ways, the... 

Communion San Francisco

Music: Festival

Communion San Francisco

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ Brick and Mortar Music Hall

The thing about Trixie Whitley is she really can sing. Tonight come out to be transfixed by her clear, powerful, piercing... 

Artist Talk: Tuan Andrew Nguyen

Art: Lecture

Artist Talk: Tuan Andrew Nguyen

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ SFMOMA

Kadist Art Foundation 3295 20th Street San Francisco 6:00 p.m. Nguyen is cofounder of Sàn Art, an artist-run exhibition space in... 

LEMONY SNICKET at The Booksmith!


LEMONY SNICKET at The Booksmith!

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ The Booksmith

Although his new book should not have been published, and should not be read, we reluctantly welcome Lemony Snicket on December... 

Alicia Suskin Ostriker: Poet, Critic, Activist

Books: Poetry

Alicia Suskin Ostriker: Poet, Critic, Activist

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Alicia Ostriker writes “as an American, a woman, a Jew, a mother, a wife, a lover of beauty and art, a... 

Ongoing Events

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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... 

Traci Griffin

Art: Photography

Traci Griffin

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 111 Minna Gallery

One summer, when Traci Griffin was seven, she learned how to swim. She spent so much time in the pool that... 

Another Hole in the Head Film Festival

Film: Festival

Another Hole in the Head Film Festival

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ Various San Francisco locations

In true horror fashion, Another Hole in the Head Film Festival is racking up the sequel count with its ninth blood-letting.... 

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


Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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>


René Garcia, Jr.

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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... 

<em>Call Me Home</em>

Art: Photography

Call Me Home

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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... 

Eastern Addition Pop-Up


Eastern Addition Pop-Up

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ Vinyl Cafe

With your pledge, the Eastern Addition will produce a dinner series that will explore a different regional Asian specialty each month.... 

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Art: Happening

Brooklyn Visits Heath

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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>The Lion King</em>

Theatre: Musical

The Lion King

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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>In Transit: SF's Daily Commute in Words and Pictures</em>

Art: Group Show

In Transit

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ 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... 

Students of Color Coalition Exhibition

Art: Group Show

Students of Color Coalition Exhibition

Wednesday 12/ 5 @ California College of the Arts

 A showcase of works by the diverse students of CCA. This is the second annual exhibition of Students of Color Coalition...