Notable San Francisco, This Week: 2/28-3/6


This week in San Francisco, Feast of Words, film night at the San Francisco Buddhist Center, Babylon Salon at Cantina, and raise money for public health with your mouth full at Cupcakes for Choice!

Monday 2/28: Catch Stone Fox & Bangs at Cat’s Pajamas’ last show at the Makeout Room. The 1960’s Motown-inspired band will share the stage with poet Jennifer Barone. $5-10, 21+, 8pm @ 3225 22nd Street.

Tuesday 3/1: Indulge in a dinner of literary merit at this month’s Feast of Words potluck and reading series.  The theme this month is Unsaid: Stories Between Bites with readings by Bill Berkson and Micah Ballard. Tickets $5-10, 7-9pm @ SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street.

Wednesday 3/2: Mario Casentini’s Talking sheds light on the artistic process by following his conversations with art critic, Leonardo Conti.  See Casentini’s work at Brian Gross Fine Art during his book signing in conjunction with the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. 5:30-7:30pm @ 49 Geary Street.

Thursday 3/3: Get your craft on with Etsy Labs at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art. This month: wearable felt art and comic book creation.  $5, 6-8pm @ 51 Yerba Buena Lane.

Friday 3/4: In the heart of the Mission, the San Francisco Buddhist Center provides respite from the busy city as well as a meeting place for peaceful community activism.  Support their work by attending a by-donation screening of With One Voice, the documentary by Buddhist teacher Matthew Flickstein.  8pm @ 37 Bartlett Street.

Saturday 3/5: See readings by Lewis Buzbee, Skip Horack, and Lisa Catherine Harper at Babylon Salon’s Spring Reading. Free, 21+, 7pm @ Cantina, 580 Sutter Street.

Sunday 3/6: Raise your blood sugar in the name of public health at Cupcakes for Choice! Stop by Mission Bicycle for [mostly] vegan treats to raise money for Planned Parenthood’s recently un-funded health services.  If you have the time, donate your own home made baked goods to the cause and be showered with love (the safe sort, of course) in return.  noon-4pm @ 776 Valencia Street.

Melissa Tan is a former runway model, fashion designer, motorcycle enthusiast, and bacon aficionado who has written for The Examiner, The Rumpus, and The Bold Italic. When she’s not sewing or writing, she can be found hunting for new music or the perfect hot dog. Usually at the same time. More from this author →