This Week's Hottest Events: K. Flay, Sleigh Bells, and Pop-Up Mag Tix
Tickets for ISSUE 6 of Pop-Up Magazine go on sale Tues. 4/3 at noon, and judging by the mag's track record, the event will be sold out in a matter of hours. Don't miss your chance to see Pop-Up's next round of writers, filmmakers, artists, and more.
When: Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.
Where: 7:30 p.m., Wed. 4/25
Litquake and the Writers' Grotto team up again for an evening of readings that probably shouldn't see the day featuring bestselling authors Katie Crouch, Jeff Greenwald, Mary Roach, and more.
When: 8 p.m., Wed. 4/4
Where: Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St.
SF Giants vs. Oakland A's
Baseball season unofficially kicks off this week with two exhibition games at AT&T Park. Grab a dog cheer and on the Beard.
When: Mon. 4/2 and Weds. 4/4
Where: AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza
Exploratorium After Dark: Gastronomy
Foodies and tech geeks converge this week for Exploratorium's After Dark event. See how liquid nitrogen ice cream and fruit juice caviar are made, find out whether you're a supertaster, learn the history of the orange, and more. While you're there, check out Stephanie Stewart-Bailey's installation Comparative Anatomy, which toys with the idea of how unrelated things (like a snail shell and your inner ear) can easily resemble each other.
When: 6-10 p.m., Thurs. 4/5
Where: Exploratorium, 3601 Lyon St.
The on-fire Brooklyn duo released their highly anticipated new album, Reign of Terror, in February after a performance on SNL. This is a must-see.
When: 9 p.m., Thurs. 4/5
Where: The Warfield, 982 Market St.
If you prefer to keep your music local, check out Stanford alum and in-demand rapper K. Flay for this week's Popscene at Rickshaw Stop.
When: 10 p.m., Thurs. 4/5
Where: Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St.
SF Fashion Film Fest
From classics to contemporary, the inaugural fashion film fest features such gems as Ziegfeld Girl (1941), Barbarella (1968) starring Jane Fonda, City of Lost Children (1995) starring Jean Paul Gaultier's designs, Jennifer Siebel Newsom's Miss Representation (2011), the doc God Save My Shoes (2011), and more.
When: Sat. 4/7 - Sun. 4/8
Where: The Roxie, 3117 16th St.