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Top 7 A+E Picks


courtesy of Tapes n' Tapes

Here’s 7 not-to-miss A+E happenings this week.

1.  CCA Senior Fashion Show on Wednesday, May 7
Witness fashion history when CCA presents its Senior Fashion Show. The juried show, which takes place at the SF campus in Potrero Hill, signifies for students the end of the BFA program and their entrance into the world of fashion.

2.  Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson on Thursday, May 8 at the Castro Theatre
Celebrate the life of madman writer and cultural icon Hunter S. Thompson with the movie Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson playing as part of the SF International Film Fest.

3.  Spike and Mike’s Sick and Twisted Animation Festival at the Victoria Theatre
This sure ain’t your mama’s cartoon festival! Come check out Spike and Mike’s Twisted Animation Fest for some R-rated ‘toons and side splitting comedic fun. From Thursday, May 8 till Saturday, May 10.

4.  “American Symbols: From Lady Liberty to the Stars and Stripes”
Starting Friday, May 9 celebrate American iconography at this exhibit at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art, which investigates the origins of classic Americana symbols such as the stars, stripes and Lady Liberty herself.

5.  The Glitch Mob at Mighty on Friday, May 9
A little bit crunk and a little bit rock n’ roll, the Glitch mob deliver monstrous beats full of throbbing base and a dark hip-hop vibe.

6.  Tapes n’ Tapes at the Fillmore on Saturday, May 10
Experimental art-rock outfit Tapes n' Tapes bring their thoughtful dancey-meets-psych sound to SF.

7.  Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Starting Saturday, May 10 enjoy the daily cultural offerings at the Yerba Buena Gardens. Featuring everything from theater, music and dance, these afternoon events will help enrich your lunch break or your relaxing day at the park.