Notable San Francisco: 12/25–12/31


Wednesday 12/25: Happy Holidays from Notable SF!

Thursday 12/26: Literary Speakeasy will be featuring Natasha Dennerstein (Seahorse), Danny Thanh Nguyen, Dawn Oberg, Alvin Orloff, and Olga Zilberbourg (Like Water and Other Stories). Martuni’s in San Francisco at 7 p.m.

Friday 12/27: Head over to Alley Cat Books for the Feral Fourth Friday Square Dance! Alley Cat Bookshop in San Francisco at 7:30 p.m. 

Saturday 12/28: Dana Teen Lomax (Disclosure), Kevin CK Lo (OKLDCAAN), and Andrew Choate (Learning) will be reading from their poetry. E.M. Wolfman Bookstore in Oakland at 7 p.m.

A Noh Christmas Carol reimagines Dickens’s A Christmas Carol using a combination of noh, kyogen, kabuki, and butoh. Theatre of Yugen in San Francisco at 8 p.m. ($10–$35, tickets required).

Sunday 12/29: The film Fire and Ashes: Making the Ballet RAkU explores the collaboration between composer Shinji Eshima, SF Ballet choreographer Yuri Possokhov, and the original cast of RAkU. BAMPFA in Berkeley at 2:30 p.m. ($5–$13, tickets required).


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Nishant Batsha's fiction and essays have been published in TriQuarterly, The Offing, and The Caribbean Review of Books, among other publications. He is currently revising his debut novel trilogy: Washed Ashore, All That Floats, and The Tideline. He can be found at or on Twitter @nishbatsha. More from this author →