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Last week, SF's weather had its ups and downs. It went from blazing high 80s and lots of 🌅  last Wedn
April 11 · Issue #2 · View online
Tiffany Zhong
Last week, SF’s weather had its ups and downs. It went from blazing high 80s and lots of 🌅  last Wednesday to sudden low 60s and 🌧 on Friday. Hopefully this week gets better!

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Monday April 11
$1 Oysters
Bon Marché Brasserie & Bar · 3pm · $
Every Monday enjoy $1 oysters and bring in your favorite bottle of wine to share with friends from 3-10pm. There’s no better way to beat the Monday blues with fresh oysters and a glass of wine. 
Tuesday April 12
This month, join us for a talk co-hosted by Peerspace, with some seriously inspiring women in travel. Panelists Esther Pun, Sasha Cox and Huong Tran have traveled the world and found their calling doing it - making others’ travel dreams come true. 
You Do You Gathering & Happy Hour Dance Party
Harlot San Francisco · 5:30pm · Free
Ever wish you had a comfortable local spot to meetup with friends, dance freely, and “do you”… and still be home in time for dinner? We invite you to join us for a communal gathering and dancing evening at Harlot SF! 
San Francisco Moth GrandSLAM V
Castro Theatre · 8pm · $$
The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words - fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as ten StorySLAM champs tell stories of springing into action, clearing hurdles, impulsive decisions or concentrating everything they have on a single bound. In short: busting a move.
Neural Predictive Coding And How It Goes Awry
Red Victorian · 8pm · Free (suggested $5 donation)
This talk will discuss how our brains use predictive coding, how dysfunction in predictive coding relates to psychotic symptoms, and pharmacological impacts on predictive coding.
Wednesday April 13
The Black Panther Party in San Francisco
California Historical Society · 6pm · Free
Explore the legacy of the Black Panther Party in San Francisco with an in-depth program about its history and legacy, as well as how it continues to inspire and invigorate movements in the Bay Area.
The Power of Sleep: Arianna Huffington & Sheryl Sandberg
Santa Clara Convention Center Theatre · 12pm · $8-50
In today’s 24/7 fast-paced world, the hunger for sleep is only getting stronger. Sleep deprivation affects our health, decision making, and relationships both personally and professionally. Arianna Huffington and Sheryl Sandberg take on sleep from every angle and offer the latest scientific recommendations and expert tips to achieve a better night’s sleep.
Women in Tech Talks
WeWork Mid Market · 6:30pm · $16-155
Join us for an inspiring evening of networking, a panel discussion with women working in some of the top tech companies in the Bay Area and a presentation on “Enhancing your Linkedin profile” by Monika Evje, Sales Support Specialist at Linkedin.
Hear from Van and Shaka Senghor, author of the memoir “Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison”, about why they believe that now is the perfect time to achieve meaningful criminal justice reform and how #cut50 plans to make it happen.
Thursday April 14
Flipboard Warehouse Party
Flipboard · 6pm · Free
Join the Flipboard Team at our new location! We’re moving into our new space soon, and before we get settled in we’re having a party to celebrate with friends, neighbors and startups around town.
Have you been wanting to try out the Simulation capabilities in Fusion 360, but just haven’t got around to it yet, or figured you needed a PhD? In this hands-on workshop, we’ll walk through the process of properly setting up a Simulation study, analyzing the results, and optimizing your design. 
Tasting Menu: Aedan Fermented
Asian Art Museum · 6:30pm · $5
Join us for our first ever Tasting Menu event with guest Mariko Grady, founder and entrepreneur of Aedan Fermented, as she discusses the fermentation processes, particularly koji, live-cultured food that is the heart of her traditional Japanese products. 
EMoM: Is Empathy Good For Humanity?
The Embassy Network · 8pm · Free (suggested $5 donation)
In mainstream culture today, there is a flood of support for developing more empathy. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry, filled with authors and coaches and guidebooks, all dedicated to increasing empathy in human beings. But what exactly is empathy? Why the explosion of interest and desire to create more of it? Could it actually be harmful to humanity? Let’s explore how the practice of empathy impacts our relationships, our communities and our understanding of who we are as individuals. 
How can Creativity, The Heart, and The Rising Feminine be used as radical, transformational tools in our communities? Local musicians, artists, holistic healers, & community organizations will gather for social justice dialogue and intentional conversation and joyful celebration!
University Tour: San Francisco State University
San Francisco State University · 10am · Free
Students are invited to join Ableton representatives and Certified Trainers for an afternoon break-out session exploring composition, sound design, production techniques and performance utilizing Ableton Live, Max for Live and Push. Additional activities also include a free evening presentation open to the public, featuring performances, tips and tricks and unique approaches for music-making from Ableton experts. 
MCD Craft Lab: Quilting the Extreme
Museum of Craft and Design · 7pm · $5-13
We will create hand-sewn patches from recycled and found fabric scraps by juxtaposing heavy metal, tattoo, and biker imagery with hand quilting techniques. Grab a PBR, check out the exhibition, and create the perfect new addition to your motorcycle vest, tote bag, or throw pillow!
Experimental Concert: Oren Ambarchi
Exploratorium · 7:30pm · $20-25
Oren Ambarchi shares his unique sound-world of deep, visceral guitar abstraction combined with fragile, light-as-air textures made from glass harmonica, strings, bells, piano, drums, and percussion.
Mariana Castillo Deball Opening Reception
San Francisco Art Institute · 7pm · Free
Join us to celebrate the opening of Mariana Castillo Deball: Feathered Changes, Serpent Disappearances. 
ArtSpan Artist Reception
The Mosser Hotel · 4pm · Free
Please join us to celebrate the artists and the exhibition. Artist reception featuring Michelle Echenique and Beverly Wagstaff. Appetizers & beverages catered by The Mosser Hotel.
Friday April 15
Live Sharks Tank by Startups Showcase
Ruby Skye · 5:45pm · Free
Silicon Valley New Technology “Startups Showcase” is one of the first pitch events to also welcome consumers, because at the end of the day all new technology will find its way to the end user! Live Sharks-Tank by Startups Showcase demo+pitch is open to everyone, and entrepreneurs in all markets from around the world are drawn to this monthly event.
Friday Nights at the de Young
de Young Museum · 5:30pm · Free
Kick-start your weekend with free general admission, live music, art-making, cocktails, film screenings, panel discussions, lectures and exhibition tours, all in the name of art.
12th Annual CubaCaribe Festival of Dance and Music
Dance Brigade’s Dance Mission · 5:30pm · $20-25
CUBA ON MY MIND pays tribute to Cuba’s rich artistic and cultural traditions and how they have and continue to influence artists around the globe.
Saturday April 16
MCD MAKEART: Embroidered Felt Animal Collages
Museum of Craft and Design · 1:30pm · $5-10
Join guest artist Joan Herlinger to design and create your own original fabric animal, or reinterpret a favorite illustration with fabric and embroidery floss. All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring in your own scraps of fabric to make your work even more personal.
Against All Reason
Secret Venue near 16th and Folsom · 10pm · $33
In early 1938 a fantastic surrealist exhibition was held in Paris. The exhibit featured a holistic representation of surrealist works comprising of three rooms by the most renowned surrealist artists at the time. “Against All Reason” honors the spirit of this event by bringing together contemporary surrealist artists and musicians to create a mystical surrealist nightlife environment for your enjoyment and dancing pleasure.
Goat Festival
CUESA & The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market · 10am · Free
Join CUESA for the Eighth Annual Goat Festival, a celebration of all things goat! Explore the wonders of goats, meet local ranchers and food crafters, sample artisan cheeses, and unleash your inner “kid” at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.
SF Art Institute Graduate Open Studios
San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Studios · 12pm · Free
One of the only schools in the US solely dedicated to the fine arts, San Francisco Art Institute opens its Graduate Studios to the public for one afternoon only. Get a glimpse into the working processes of more than 150 emerging artists working across multiple mediums.
Join magician Christian Cagigal as he weaves mysteries and stories in a museum dedicated to one of San Francisco’s oldest and most unique neighborhoods.
Fernet Francisco prides itself on mixing local ingredients together. This time around, we’re adding in another local favorite, Seven Stills Distillery. At this event we will be unveiling the finished product through a variety of cocktails and, of course, the spirit by itself. We will also have a delicious food truck out front for your eating pleasure and local DJs inside for your grooving pleasure. 
Artist Party at Cherry Blossom Festival
Blockai HQ · 10:30am · Free
Come hang out at our party during the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japan Town! Enjoy free Japanese Beer, Japanese Snacks and a sneak peak of Blockai, a startup helping artists claim ownership of their creations and protect their copyright. 
Silks and Strings x Thalea
Monument · 8am · $15-45
In our first events, we established the beauty of this combination - for our third, Silks and Strings is developing into something more. All it needs now is for you to witness and enjoy.
Sunday April 17
Best Benedict Brunch
The Lab Cafe SF · 1pm · $40
Meet passionate food lovers in San Francisco at the best brunch in the city. We’ll be munching on a feast of brunch favorites at our cozy, urban venue: the Lab Cafe in the Dogpatch district.
The First Supper
Sacred Heart Church · 6:30pm · $54-75
For one special night, we’re throwing the first ever communal dinner in the Sacred Heart Church at 554 Fillmore (where the Church of 8 Wheels hosts their events). Expect a 4-course feast, 100+ guests at 2 long tables, live artistic performances, and more!
Come celebrate the new outdoor play space at TXR with Phil & Friends, Soulive & COSMIC TWANG!
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