Taste of Microfinance
Where: East Gardens, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, 701 Mission (at Third St.)
When: Thurs., Oct. 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $40 (purchase in advance via Eventbrite); $50 (door)
The rundown: Non-profit microlender Opportunity Fund hosts this annual tasting event featuring dish ... More >>
The notorious Occupy Movement might have faded into the of background of the political conscious, but it's been etched in our minds forever. This weekend, you can catch a glimpse of protesters, but not camped out on the streets. Remember this now-defunct movement at the Yerba Buena Center for the Ar ... More >>
Bored, broke, and nothing to do? Think again. Most museums in San Francisco offer regular free days. (Some are free all the time.) Here's your official guide to the best and cheapest exhibitions coming up this month and next.
Alison PebworthFreshly sculpted facial hair at the YBCA eventWhere: Comstock Saloon, 155 Columbus (at Kearny), 617-0071
When: Mon., August 15, 7 p.m. contestant registration, competition at 8 p.m.
Cost: $5 Boothby cocktails, sidecars, and tastes of St. George Single Malt Whiskey
The rundow ... More >>
Ben Venom's "Don't Wake Me Lucifer" -- exhibit opens tonight at YBCA.
See Ben Venom's heavy metal quilt tonight at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. We'll say that again: Heavy. Metal. Quilt. [The Bold Italic]
The Chronicle weighs in on the rise of Kreayshawn and the White Girl Mob. [SF Gate] ... More >>
ghosttownfarm.wordpress.comNovella Carpenter and friends.From Produce to Production: New Traditions in Bay Area Food Culture
When: Sat, Feb. 19, 1-4 p.m.
Where: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission (at Third St.), 978-2787
The rundown: Judging by the food talent YBCA l ... More >>
Manuok plays The Make-Out Room this SundayIn the mood to shimmy and shake to '90s hits or live Motown-esque bands? You've got it. You say you'd rather check out some gallery'd street art, free ballet or an outdoor movie screening? Sure. San Francisco's got a wild and varied lineup this weekend, a ... More >>
"Visions of the Gamepocalypse"Yerba Buena Center for the Arts7:30 p.m., $10Recently we downloaded a much ballyhooed racing game for our iPhone, played for five minutes, and felt like we'd watched the first season of Mr. Belvedere. We felt stupid. Another time we spent a weekend with Nintendo Wii ... More >>
Sarah SmallKitka performs Sunday at the Jewish Music FestivalTo celebrate its 25th anniversary, the Bay Area's Jewish Music Festival has lined up a wide-ranging set of performances that illustrate the striking diversity of voices in contemporary Jewish-identified art. From the a capella beauty of ... More >>
From now through the end of SF Beer Week, we're providing daily quarterbacking for the frothiest events. Skol, dudes.
The 51-week wait is over: The second annual SF Beer Week, a week-long affair so dazzling it requires 10 days, begins tomorrow with the SF Brewers Guild Opening Gala at Yerba ... More >>
Like many other people who failed junior high gym but got straight As in everything else, we were lucky enough to touch the future of the Internet earlier today at the Apple Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. And much like junior high, we too heard the snickers when it turned out that the cov ... More >>
Our favorite morsels from the food blogs and beyond.
Eat, pay, and get out: Hot Food Porn gets all reflective about the kind of restaurant a chef who refused to compromise would open. No distracting bar scene and extra layers of service -- it's a matter of getting potentially douche-y staff the hel ... More >>
Slow Food Nation and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (701 Mission) will co-present a special edition of OPENrestaurant (roving food gatherings hosted by Chez Panisse staffers) on Tuesday, January 6 at 7 p.m. The focus will be on ways the Bay Area can maximize our natural resources for growing food, ... More >>