Notable San Francisco 4/15-4/20

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Monday 4/15: Quiet Lightning teams up with the Porchlight Reading series to bring you double the talent to curate a new audience-enthusiasm powered journal. 8pm, Verdi Club, $15.

Tuesday 4/16: Asian Improv Arts is at SFSU for Performing Re(al)liances, discussing the role of music in Chinese American, Native American, and Palestinian communities during periods of occupation and relocation. Free, 5:30.

Wednesday 4/17: Berkeley Law School archivist and gay historian William Benemann is at Smack Dab open mic. Free, 7:30, 15 spots available for participants.

Thursday 4/18: Jeff Chu discusses his latest, Does Jesus Really Love Me? covering his year of research on gays in Christian communities. Free, 7:30, Books Inc.

Friday 4/19: Dancers Daria Kaufman and Bianca Brzezinski are joined by contact improv performer Peiling Kao and composer Richard Warp for Crosscurrents at the Garage performance space. 8pm, $15.

Saturday 4/20: Check SFAI’s open studios for work in literary, visual, and multimedia arts. All day, Free. Here, too, is this annual gem.


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 →