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This Week's Hottest Events: Chelsea Handler, a Pixar Showcase, and Yoga at Church

March is finally here! Kick off the month with any of these events and you'll be on the right track - everything from yoga at Grace Cathedral to Chelsea Handler's SF tour. Namaste.

The Bay Lights 1st Anniversary Celebration

It's hard to believe a year has already gone by since the glorious Bay Lights first alighted on our skyline, lending an artistic shimmer to the city's Bay Bridge approach. We celebrate this month with some extraordinary experiences including Dine & Shine—special cocktails, menus, and more offered throughout March at restaurants, bars, and hotels along the Embarcadero to raise money to keep the Bay Lights on. 

Hidden in Plain Sight: 7 Films to Watch this Week

What do the World Trade Center site, the American Airlines logo, bespoke fishing lures and the sweeping La Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona have in common? Outside of their heritage as the labor of talented designers – sometimes to the point of tears – they're all willing subjects in YBCA's tightly focused upcoming showcase, the modestly titled Design & Architecture Film Series.

Reading Roundup: This Week's Top Literary Events

Each week, we offer a roundup of the best literary events in the city. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

Art Openings: Photorealism, Female Bodies, and More Intriguing Works

This month, Eleanor Harwood Gallery takes a new approach, hosting two solo shows at once, while Brian Gross Fine Art showcases a series of paintings never seen in America. And, Catharine Clark Gallery exhibits a local artists’ reflection on the past. Enjoy.

You're Invited to the 7x7 Sunday Market at Noise Pop HQ!

Sunday is made for perusing your favorite shops, so why not do it with a drink in hand, listening to great beats? 7x7 is teaming up with Square Market to bring you the 7x7 Sunday Market at Noise Pop HQ, happening this Sunday, 3/2, from 11am-4pm @ The NWBLK . It'll be a fashionable afternoon full of hand-selected vendors selling fabulous men's and women's clothing, jewelry, and accessories, along with hair and nail love. 

13 Ways to Laugh Your Ass Off: David Alan Grier, Dana Gould, and More!

From '90s comedians who blazed the trail for sketch comedy in In Living Color  to the godfathers of alternative comedy, the next couple of weeks is a great mix of the trendsetters of funny.

Design Icon Shows Her Full Range of Talent at New SF Showroom

Gypset glamazons are already well versed in the textiles of Madeline Weinrib: She’s known for bringing Indonesian ikat back into vogue with her lacquered trays for Barneys New York and boho-fabulous fabric heels for Manolo Blahnik. Starting in April, the design icon will show off her full range of talent with the opening of her first West Coast showroom in the San Francisco Design Center.

This Week's Hottest Events: Dr. Dog, Girl Talk, and A Foodie Weekend Getaway

The shortest month of the year is almost over, but there are still a couple of rad events left to make sure February gets done right. Celebrate another year of Noise Pop with the smooth stylings of Dr. Dog, strut your stuff on the red carpet at the Nitey Awards, or bounce around to Girl Talk; whatever your mood, these are the hottest events of the week. 

Artist and Scientist Phil Ross Wants to Make Buildings Out of Fungal Bricks

Artist, scientist, and madcap inventor of sorts—Phil Ross is known for his unusual work with mushrooms, which you may have seen in the form of trippy furniture at the Workshop Residence and the Exploratorium.

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