SF LIFE: Events IRL, Museums, Music, Theatre, Shopping
Oh what joy Tomatoes, life is re-opening, and it seems at quite a rapid pace. Museums are awakening and the Legion of Honor welcomes you. There is a new SF Music Hall of fame, the Symphony brings live music to us, and jazz can be found at Mr. Tipple’s. Music at Feinstein’s, a free Edward Albee production at the Embarcadero and a pop-up shop are what’s in store coming up! Listen in to this week’s inspiring podcast. And sign up for our next ZOOM Event on Personal Branding.
The Joy of Living: A Conversation with Barry Shore
After a rare disease paralyzed him from the neck down, Barry Shore created the Joy of Living institute, a platform that teaches people to live in joy, no matter the situation. Kim Selby had an inspiring conversation with him discussing his new book “The Joy of Living: How to Slay Stress and Be Happy.” You will definitely be inspired by his energy, words and practical ways to live in joy. LISTEN IN.
Explore Two New Exhibits at the Legion of Honor
The gorgeous location is perfect for a pre or post viewing picnic too. The museum’s reopening marks the start of Last Supper in Pompeii: From the Table to the Grave, which focuses on everyday life before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius; and Wangechi Mutu: I Am Speaking, Are You Listening?, which challenges colonialist, racist, and sexist world views Advance tickets are required. legionofhonor.famsf.org
Music Hall of Fame
Interested in how music has grown and affected the bay area? Peruse the San Francisco Music Hall of Fame. Learn how West Coast Hip-Hop, Thrash Metal, and the Psychedelic sounds of the Summer of Love all took root and thrived in the Bay Area. This new museum celebrates more than 90 Bay Area artists and bands from the Grateful Dead to Tupac Shakur. 1353 Bush St. sanfranciscomusichalloffame.com
The Personal Branding Event
The marketplace has never been more competitive — whether you’re an entrepreneur, a corporate executive, or one of the many people job searching right now, you need to distinguish yourself from the competition. Join us for a zoom event that could change your life with two top experts in personal branding. Get tickets now.
Live music, wow, what a treat. Get dressed up a little for a live performance of the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Hall. Tickets are now available for live performances in May and June. But do note, you will either have to show your vaccination card or your negative covid-19 test, depending on where your tickets are located. But hey, it’s LIVE, so it’s worth it. sfsymphony.org
Jazz and Cocktails
Enjoy live jazz and craft cocktails at reopened Mr. Tipple’s. If you haven’t been, this a great night out. Dim Sum, jazz and craft cocktails combine to explode your senses in all ways. On the schedule next week: Jack Knife quartet, The Hogan Brothers, a fun trio and Lilan Kane Quartet. Music at 6:30pm and 8:30pm Thursdays through Saturdays. You will once again need to show vax card or negative test. Mr. Tipple’s Recording Studio, 39 Fell St. reservations on mrtipplessf.com
If you’re fully vaxed, catch a show at the just-reopened Feinstein’s at the Nikko. This week’s offering is Funny How it Happens, a musical performance featuring Broadway power couple Kelli Barret and Jarrod Spector. For the time being there is no food served at the venue, but For those looking to enjoy dinner (or brunch) and a show, Feinstein’s patrons can enjoy a 20% discount andthree hours of valet-parking when dining at Hotel Nikko’s award-winning Restaurant Anzu. Shows at 8pm Thursdays through Saturdays and 2pm Sunday. Feinstein’s at the Nikko, 222 Mason St. tickets ($85) on feinsteinssf.com
Too Soon Old Productions (we love that name) announces its premiere live site-specific performance of Edward Albee’s Occupant. This fascinating play about the life and career of groundbreaking artist, Louise Nevelson, will take place Saturday May 22 and Sunday May 23 and Saturday May 29 and Sunday May 30 at 4:00 pm outdoors in front of the spectacular four stories high Nevelson sculpture, “Sky Tree” at Three Embarcadero Center, San Francisco on the Promenade Level. Just head there and you will be treated to live theatre!
SF Collective Pop Up
Maybe you love getting those packages delivered to your front door, but some of us are ready to head out and shop, especially when there is a pop-up featuring woman-owned brands.
Well, here you go, SF Collective Pop Up is a month-long shopping event featuring four woman-owned brands based in the Bay Area. Hosted by PURPLEMAROON, a line of contemporary womenswear, the Pop Up will begin with a week-long launch of a new ceramics collection by Blue Plate. db:designs jewelry and MODHER handbags will join the space for the remainder of the collaboration. Let’s experience and support this artistic curation of local creatives. Social distancing protocols will be maintained for the safety of all visitors. This weekend – June 22nd. 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. 2608 3rd St, SF. Get the details.