Notable San Francisco 3/11-1/16

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Monday 3/11: Cafe Royale’s free stand-up night, featuring Kelly Anneken, Josef Antolin, Ryan Cronin, Anita Driesberg, and Brendan Lynch, joined by fellow local funny people. Free, 7pm.

Tuesday 3/12: Do you love San Francisco? And wait, do you love literature? How about formerly abandoned, beautiful old buildings repurposed to house a city museum? The SF Historical Society hosts A Literary Love Affair with San Francisco, at the recently reopened Old Mint, and its $10. 7:30pm.

Wednesday 3/13: Christian Kiefer and Panio Gianopoulos are at Booksmith to read from their recent releases, Infinite Tides and A Familiar Beast. Free, 7pm.

Thursday 3/14: San Francisco on-the-cheap mainstay Broke-Ass Stuart joins fellow local legends Woody LaBounty, and Laureano Faed for Hooch, Harlots & History: Vice in San Francisco. Featuring live music and rare archival footage. 7pm, $10, FlipSide.

Friday 3/15: Press Works hosts poet Matthew Zapruder, author Lizzy Acker, and Michael Heald, publisher of Perfect Day Publishing. They’re confessional, and joined by the band Swells. free, 7pm.

Saturday 3/16: It’s that time of year again: the Anarchist Book Fair is happening all weekend. For the politics, or the art, or in support of the old-school and independent media makers of our town, check out this SF annual spring tradition.


Emmy Komada is a translator and assistant editor at Two Lines Press, part of the Center for the Art of Translation. She likes languages, and reading, and trying to read in various languages. More from this author →