Guillermo Gómez-Peña and his radical performance art group La Pocha Nostra are hosting a "extreme fashion show and photo performance karaoke" with participants of a week-long performance workshop - including yours truly! Tickets are available here for $10 each and you are more than encouraged to dress up.
Spoke Art is proud to present: KUBRICK - An art show tribute to the films of Stanley Kubrick. Over 60 artists were invited to re-imagine their favorite characters, scenes and thematic concepts from one of the world’s most prolific directors. Spanning a plethora of mediums from sculpture and painting to limited edition prints, the show seeks to honor one of the 20th century’s most significant directors while also reinterpreting his impact in a contemporary context. [more inside]
Let's go see mefi's own jscalzi read from his new novel, Lock In, at San Francisco's terrific Borderlands Books. [more inside]
I'm visiting SF again 4th to 20th August and it would be cool to meet some MeFites. Drinks at Virgil's Sea Room at 3pm on 16th August (Saturday). Come later in the day if you want since I'm presuming we will be there a while. We may pop out for food at some point - I'll keep the thread updated.
This is a walking tour of San Francisco's waterfront labor history, with talks by labor historians along the way. Starts at noon at 240 2nd Street, in front of the Marine Firemen’s hall near Howard. It's a part of LaborFest 2014. [more inside]
Spin off from this thread -- Thursday evening at the SOMA Streatfood Park. One SF MeFi anniversary event among many. [more inside]
Ok fine. We need to step up with the meeting up this month. There's an anniversary to celebrate! Here are my proposals, and we can start a round of negotiations, counter-proposals, wild-eyed propositions, grumpy disagreements, and in the end some more scandalous stories to share. I'll spin off any of these that get support into its own IRL post for easier rsvp'ing. [more inside]
As some of you may know from kindly answering my question about where to eat and drink in the San Francisco area, I'm going to be visiting your city soon. I would love to meet some SF Mefites if you all are amenable! [more inside]
Hey! I've just moved back to the Bay Area and would love to hang with some of you Bay Area mefites. [more inside]
Yoni Ki Baat, inspired by The Vagina Monologues, presents true stories by and about South Asian women talking about sexuality, gender, and womanhood as it intersects with race and culture. To celebrate 10 years in the Bay Area, this year's production will present selected work from past shows, covering topics from queer desire to infertility, body hair to facial hair, sex on a plane to sex in public, and much more - including a diatribe against Fair and Lovely. There are 2 evening productions on March 22nd and 23rd and a self-identified-women's only matinee on March 23rd. Tix are $15: partial proceeds go towards supporting organisations that help women and girls. [more inside]
Suicide's Requiem is a collaborative dance-theater performance created & performed by and about survivors of suicide and mental health issues - whether directly or through a loved one - soundtracked by Mozart's Requiem and personal interviews. Our aim is to educate people about suicide through personal perspectives, and encourage personal and societal healing around mental health. I have been involved with this project since day 1 and have found it profoundly powerful; I would be really honoured to have your presence. [more inside]
San Francisco MeFites! I will be in your city for a few weeks in January, and I would like to meet you. Let's meet up at Rustic Pizza in the Mission at 7 PM on Saturday, January 11th 2014. Be there or be etc.
I'm visiting a friend in the general vicinity of San Francisco and want to meet all you crazy West Coast people! We'll be closer to Berkeley than SF proper, but my host assures me she's willing to go into the city. [more inside]
To celebrate Burning Man, let's get together in the Mission and go places that are usually too crowded! I'm thinking Saturday afternoon. We could hit up Delores Park and Zeitgeist. Maybe Humphry Slocombe or Sycamore. The point is, we have more options than usual. What do you think?
I'm somewhat new to San Francisco and don't know a lot of people here yet. Anyone interested in seeing MBV 8/23? I have two tickets, so yours would be free. [more inside]
UPDATE: The meetup has been confirmed for 1:00 meet at Brazil Cafe, hike in Tilden Park starting around 2-2.30, and then dinner and drinks at Comal starting at 6.30. Hope to see you all for some or all of the fun! [more inside]
Meetup at After Dark at the Exploratorium. You need to buy tickets. Meet outside the exploratorium at 6:15pm by the vertically orientated sign with the big hole. I'll also try and be near the entrance inside at 8pm if you're running late and want to find the group. There will likely be post-exploratorium drinking (venue TBD).
Hi San Francisco! It's been well over two years and I've missed you all so much. Let's meetup! I can't think of a better place than Frjtz. 7pm on September 27th (Friday). Looking forward to seeing you all there! [more inside]
The comments on this link were all "go to a MeFi Meetup" and so I was all "let's have a MeFi Meetup." I've never been to one, but I am a moderately recent transplant and would love to meet you wonderful folks. So... drinking? Games? Both together? Something else entirely?
Our erstwhile font of useful information flex will be visiting San Francisco in June. Come say hi and stay for a beer at Frjtz.
Playland not at the beach is open Monday to celebrate their 5th birthday, I am in town for a few days, at last the excuse you needed to get over to El Cerrito in the afternoon! Afterwards maybe a visit to some/all of the local brew pubs. There is a tour of Pyramid brewery at 4pm and Triple Rock and Jupiter are an easy BART hop away. [more inside]
Time for another San Francisco booze meetup! This time: Bourbon & Rye whiskeys! [more inside]
How would Bay Area Metafilterians like to meet up in a locked room in a Japanese mystery game, with 90 minutes to solve the puzzle and get out? Inspired by this SF Chronicle article. [more inside]
Next Sunday (March 3) the Roxie (16th and Mission) is screening the rarely-seen pre-code classic "Shanghai Express"- directed by Joseph Von Sternberg and starring the incomparable Marlene Dietrich and Anna May Wong. Meetup fun could occur before, after, and during, depending on preferences. [more inside]
Ramp at 10am on Sunday 2/24?
Yoni Ki Baat is a South Asian take on the Vagina Monologues that has been part of the Bay Area for nearly 10 years. The pieces, written by South Asians around the world, deal with various themes of gender, sexuality, and race - from sexual repression, to health and beauty concerns, to love and marriage. I am performing in this so I'd love to see you there! [more inside]
Hi SFers! I've been negligent about meetups lately and just moved back onto a Bart line. Want to get a bite and/or a drink on Friday night? Updated: Limon at 7! [more inside]
Update: we have confirmed brunch plans for Sunday, Dec. 30! Rosamunde in Mission (link above). [more inside]
Hello, all, I am new to the Bay Area, am going to be in San Francisco this Friday (Dec. 7) and I would love to meet all of you over dinner! We're meeting at Frjtz at 6. [more inside]
I am again visiting your fine city and would like to meet the lovely MeFi SF crowd. Let's meet up at Trad'r Sam tiki bar! Note well: cash only.
APHA is holding its annual meeting in San Francisco 10/27-10/31. I was wondering if any Metafilter folks are coming for APHA and, if so, would you like to schedule a meetup? [more inside]
Halloween party in Oakland! [more inside]
Rosamunde in the Mission, sometime during Burning Man. [more inside]
I'm doing a "Goodbye To All of That", so let's hang out in the Mission because I'm leaving for the East Coast. [more inside]
So, Koi Palace is the Best Chinese Restaurant in the US according to some dude. And it's in Daly City, just a short hop from San Francisco. Tuesday, 6:30pm to beat the long wait for tables. I have six yeas so far, ten and we can do a fixed price menu (see menu link in discussion).
Do we have enough astronomy buffs and Exploratorium members to enjoy the partial solar eclipse on the evening of Sunday, May 20th at the Members Appreciation Night shindig? Members can usually bring guests (depending on the level of membership), so buddying up with a member would work for those who aren't members themselves. [more inside]
JP fashion exhibit! I read the reviews when this debuted and it is supposed to be fantastic. It also "contains adult themes." What more could we ask for? [more inside]
It's happy hour! [more inside]
I'll be in San Francisco 19th April to 6th May and it would be great to meet some MeFites. Lets meet at Pica Pica (Mission) @ 8pm. [more inside]
Mefi's own hellojed is in town this week for the GDC. I was lucky enough to get an evening out with this fine man, and we had such a good time, we decided that we must do it again before he leaves. [more inside]
Exploratorium After Dark happens on the first Thursday of every month. This month's theme is vinyl (as in records). It includes the guy who has figured out a way to play records by taking pictures of them, who probably deserves a metafilter post of his own. [more inside]
Inspired by this thread on the 3-D printing of a jawbone, I'd like to organize a private tour of the San Francisco Autodesk Gallery for Mefites. For Mefites, by an official Mefite guide. NOTE: Updated info in extended description. Now including drinks info! [more inside]
Female Trouble is playing at the Make-Out Room! [more inside]
Because I am lazy, here is the description from the Cal Academy: What fun are bourbon and whiskey tastings without a mechanical bull and some honky tonk? That's right: this week, sample the wares of Bulleit Bourbon and George Dickel Whisky, and learn what each purveyor does to craft their unique spirits, then take a spin on a mechanical bull in the piazza. Plus, enjoy the acoustic stylings of Jeanie and Chuck's Country Roundup, and learn about the science of distilling from Nancy Fraley, Director of Research at the American Distilling Institute. Additional music by Miles the DJ. [more inside]
Gin meetup! My house! [more inside]
What say ye?
Who wants dim sum? [more inside]
Inspired by the MeFiMall posting about mefites at the Renegade Craft Fair, I'm proposing a meetup for wandering about looking at crafty things, followed by some drinking. Possibly also eating. Let's meet up at 11 am. [more inside]
Mostlymartha is determined to dance her birthday blues away at Bootie at the DNA Lounge this Saturday. It's also Oktoberfest and there's a special burlesque show by the Hubba Hubba review. If you're not otherwise occupied, why not come? [more inside]
Amon Tobin concert on October 1st in SF at the Warfield. Anyone still up for food before the show? [more inside]
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