Every year, the fabulously short month of February brings with it opportunity to try out something new for only a 28 day commitment. This year we have 29 days to be fabulous and do fabulous things. Go rock the city! (with help from DNA lounge 11th/Folsom who's giving away free coffee every day this month 6am-10am. Don't forget to tip!)

Last few days of NoisePop! Plus, SF.Funcheap.com has hella stuff listed. Kudos!

Thurs Feb 23:
  • Benefit party for Garden for the Environment! presented by Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council 6-9pm 111 Minna/2nd $5. Live music, free drinks to early birds, raffle prizes, nibbles, fun

Fri Feb 24:

  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra plays 11pm Clift Hotel Geary/Taylor free w/RSVP doors 9pm!

Sat Feb 25:

  • Punk Rock swap meet 1-6pm Speakeasy Brewery 1195 Evans. Music, fashion, cheap good beer, and food for sale

Sun Feb 26:

  • Benefit for Nigel from Eatwell Farm 5-9pm Tacolicious 741Valencia/19th $45 (or more, generous people!). Help him beat cancer by eating delicious food/drinking delicious drinks

Mon Feb 27:

Wed Feb 29:

  • 29% off Cole Hardwares around town!
  • Nibble samples off new menu 5-10pm Sneaky's BBQ at Rebel Bar 1760 Market/Valencia
  • Richard Prelinger's "Lost Landscapes" screens 7.30pm CounterPulse 1310 Mission/9th

Thurs March 1:

  • Human Rights Film Fest presents "Salaam Dunk" 7.30pm YBCA 3rd/Mission $6/$8. Doc about Iraqi girls basketball

Thurs Feb 16:
  • INFORUM presents: SF's Hottest Culinary Crew 6.30pm Commonwealth Club 595 Market/2nd $7/15/25. Yum!

Sat Feb 18:

  • Grand opening party! 8am-7pm Roll SF Bicycles 275 Rhode Island/16th. Food, drinks, and prizes

Sun Feb 19:

  • Warren Hellman HSB memorial concert extravaganza at Ocean Beach. Wow.
-----I defer to SF.FunCheap.com and The Guardian On the Cheap for fun heart-themed VD events this weekend and next week. Recommended: puppy kissing, Bardot A-Go-Go, BeerWeek, hiking, comedy.... Th 2:
  • First Thursdays art crawl downtown. Check FecalFace link at right for info!
  • Etsy Craft Bar makes/breaks your heart 6-8pm Museum of Craft and Folk Art Yerba Buena Lane/3rd/Mission $5 for supplies and instruction
Fri 3:
  • Art in the Basement group show of Sports Basement employee talents 5-8pm 1590 Bryant/15th
  • New show up! 6.30-9.30pm Secession Art & Design 3361 Mission/30th. Snacks and sips and sensational art!
Sat 4:
  • Mission Arts Performance Project 1pm kids stuff 5pm older crowd during this Mission art crawl. Pick up your MAPP at Red Poppy 23rd/Folsom
Sun 5:
  • Asian Art Museum be free 10am-5pm Larkin/McAllister
Mon 6:
  • Community Thrift is 50% off today! Valencia/17th. Vintage that supports local charities
  • Drive screens 7.30pm doors Independent 628 Divis/Hayes. Free with '2 drink min' 21+
  • Breathe Owl Breathe and Laura Gibson and more croon 8.30pm doors Bottom of the Hill 17th/Missouri $12
Tues 7:
  • Most museums around town be free today
  • Green Drinks 5.30-9pm 111 Minna/2nd. Network/hit on other greenies. Free in general, but $10 to speed date
Wed 8:
  • Aphrodesia After Hours 6-10pm Conservatory of Flowers GG Park JFK/Stanyan $10/$7 members and $5 drinks (by Cocktail Lab and Comrades Brewing!). Jazz, photobooth, choco-talks and tastings by TCHO
Th 9:
  • Bold Italic "Mid-Riff" block tour 6-8pm 6th/Market. Lots of cool art spaces and businesses open foLinkr you to explore
  • David Campos rally 6-9pm Blue Macaw Mission/22nd
  • Gardens and Villa play 10pm Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell/Van Ness $12


Reggae month.

Keep coming back for more events!

Sports Basement has 20% off most everything til it snows! Waiting for winter....

Wed 18:
  • $1 drafts of Radeburger and Racer for Rosamunde's bday Mission/24th
  • "International Juried Plastic Camera Show" 6pm RayKo Photo Center 428 Third/Harrison. "The best images from the worst cameras"
  • Save KUSF event 7-10pm Wix Lounge 3169 Mission/22nd
  • Nerd Nite 7.30pm Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell/Van Ness $8. Ice cream, streetcar suburb, and antibody engineering
  • Awesome garage rock benefit 8pm doors Mezzanine 5th/Mission/Jessie $10. Shannon and the Clams, Ty Segall, and more

Th 19:

  • Brazil in the 60s photo opening 5pm-late 111 Minna/2nd. Pretty pictures of gorgeous people

Fri 20:

  • Occupy Wall Street West mobilizations and art/music-fest 6am-night 101 Market
  • Beyond the Blaze: Fire relief benefit 6.30-10pm St. Cyprian's 2097 Turk/Lyon $12/$15. Awesome food, music, drinks, raffle
  • Save KUSF benefit 9pm-late Bender's S.Van Ness/19th $5-10

Sat 21:

  • Gathering for Women's Rights 11am-1pm Justin Herman Plaza/Ferry Bldg. Join artists, musicians, activists, and everyday folks to protect our rights
  • Chalk screens 2pm Main Library Grove/Larkin. Doc about pool + justice
  • FoodSocial 5-10pm Wix Lounge 3169 Mission/22nd. Yum street food vendor gathering, grub for sale, gotta RSVP
Sun 22:
  • Seasonal plant sale 12-5pm Hayes Valley Farm 450 Laguna/Fell. Chard it up
  • Undercover presents.....Nick Drake's Pink Moon 7.30pm doors Rickshaw Stop 155 Fell/Van Ness $15/20. Hella bands perform the songs of this album
Tu 24:
  • State of the Union address 6pm. Gobama
  • The Inspired Vegan book party 7.30-9pm Museum of African Diaspora 685 Mission/3rd $15. Bryant Terry makes you crave plantlife
Wed 25:
  • SanFraNOLA 6pm Public Works 161 Erie/13th/Mission free. Celebrate SF and New Orleans with jambalaya and Lagniappe brass band

Fri 27:

  • Cello show at Music Community Center 550 Capp/20th free
  • Arty party and sale 6.30-9.3opm Secession Art & Design 3361 Mission/30th. Sips, nibbles, and 20% off
  • American Tripps ping pong 7pm-late Secret Alley Capp/17th $5
------------------------------------------------------- Link Thurs 5th:
  • 1st Thursday Art Crawl downtown: Check FecalFace link at right for details
  • Fox & Woman + Driftwood Singers + The Traveling Kind play Amnesia 853 Valencia/20th $7

Fri 6:

  • "Lunch Break" interactive exhibit 11.30am-1.30pm MoMA 3rd/Mission. Pop up Rice Paper Scissors and art about lunch breaks
  • "Kicking Ass" class/happy hour 4-6pm El Rio Mission/Precita. Self defense and drinks
  • Art Murmur in Oakland! Grass Widow plays 9pm at Uptown for free amongst all the other cool art and community events
  • "Taking Stock" exhibit opening 6.30-8.30pm Z Space 450 Florida/Mariposa. Food packaging art study! Then meander south to....
  • "Working Conditions" closing reception 7-9pm SoEx 20th/Florida. Cool show displaying art of labor and process
  • Art party and concert 7-10pm Wix Lounge 3169 22nd/Mission

Sat 7:

Sun 8:

  • Asian Art Museum be free 10am-5pm Larkin/McAllister
  • Girls only clothing swap and salon 2-6pm Wix Lounge 3169 22nd/Mission


Th 12:

  • Olentangy John and more play 9pm Hotel Utah 500 4th/Bryant $7. Folk-tacular
Fri 13:
  • "We Dream in the Daytime Too" exhibit opening 7-10pm Photobooth 1193 Valencia/23rd
  • American Tripps Berlin ping pong 8.30pm-late D-Structure 520 Haight/Fillmore $5
National Parks are free during MLK, Jr Weekend! Go to Yosemite!

Sat 14:
  • Good Food Awards Marketplace 8am-2pm Ferry Bldg (beer garden 11am-2pm) $5-$15. Taste the culinary wonders of the Bay Area!
  • Last Days of Discolandia: KUSF and soul dance party 9pm-2am Cyclecide Swearhouse 1660 Jerrold/3rd $10

Sun 15:

  • Seaweed Sway Showcase featuring Assateague + Trails & Ways + Susanne Vallie 7.30pm doors Makeout Room 3225 22nd/Mission $8-10
Mon 16: Tu 17:
  • "Daisy Bates: First Lady of Little Rock" screens 5.45pm Main Library Larkin/Grove. Civil rights legend documentary
  • Old Mint tour 7.30pm 88 Fifth/Mission $5. Architecture and history dorks unite!
RECOMMENDATIONS? theweekintro@gmail.com