This Week in San Francisco!
Monday 8/27: UK-based performance duo Action Hero explores Americana with Stranger in a Strange Land, a piece inspired by the landscapes of this country seen through foreign eyes. Sliding scald, 8pm, CounterPulse.
Tuesday 8/28: Inside Story Timepresents Kaya Oakes, Ira Marlowe, Laird Harrison, Graham Gremore, and Alexandra Kostoula reading from recent releases. Hosted by James Warner. $5, 7pm, The Make Out Room.
Wednesday 8/29: the Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema festival opens with a night of shorts covering contemporary Bay Area creative culture. $10 suggested donation, 8pm.
Thursday 8/30: Laird Harrison reads from his Fallen Lake, and discusses themes of “desire, polyamory and sexual revolution” at Modern Time Books. Free, 7pm.
Friday 8/31: Trans male quarterly magazine Original Plumbing celebrates its three-year anniversary with DJ Jenna Riot and DJ RapidFire. And cupcakes, if you’re early. $3, 10pm, Elbo Room.
Saturday 9/1: East Bay Blues and Beer Festival features Leo and the Blues Crew, The Lovelight Blues Band, and the Bay Area Blues Society Caravan of Allstars. Free, All day. The annual SF Zine fest is in Golden Gate Park, with over 150 small-press and DIY creators sharing their wares and discussing work in independent presses with panels throughout the day. Free, All day.
Sunday 9/2: Oakland Pride parade ends the weekend–more on events here.