Events on Thursday, January 24

Jared Diamond in conversation w/ Roy Eisenhardt

Performing Arts: Discussion

Jared Diamond

Thursday 1/24 @ Herbst Theatre

The work of Jared Diamond would have been impossible 50 years ago. Only in a world where a student can learn... 

Amy Wilentz -- Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti

Books

Amy Wilentz -- Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti

Thursday 1/24 @ Berkeley Arts and Letters

“She was there when Baby Doc fled; she was there, decades later, just after the earthquake hit. Amy Wilentz knows Haiti... 

Ongoing Events

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

Art

Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Thursday 1/24 @ 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... 

SF Sketchfest

Comedy

SF Sketchfest

Thursday 1/24 @ Various San Francisco venues

Each year, in the midst of bitter weather conditions and mid-to-late January doldrums, 16 days arrive to tickle our souls with... 

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

Art: Multimedia

Nathalie Djurberg

Thursday 1/24 @ 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... 

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

Art

René Garcia, Jr.

Thursday 1/24 @ 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... 

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

Art

Jasper Johns

Thursday 1/24 @ SFMOMA

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

Traci Griffin

Art: Photography

Traci Griffin

Thursday 1/24 @ 111 Minna Gallery

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