Smelt, razor clams, halibut, monkey faced eel—you never quite know what you're going to get when local sea forager Kirk Lombard comes back with a catch. Expect sea lore, singing, and a plate full of potentially weird delicacies when you sit down at the table. Beg and plead for an extra ticket to this not-to-be-missed event.
When: 6:30 p.m., Tues. 8/13
Where: Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Simmonds Rd., Sausalito
Listen up, boys. Over the next two weeks, you can get styled and fitted for your own custom suit in 30 minutes or less. Leading online retailer Indochino is touching down in SF with a one-stop-shop for the man who wants to look good without having to spend the time for it. It's all yours—from pocket slants to vent slits and everything in between.
When: Wed. 8/14 – Thurs. 8/29
Where: 117 Post St.
Local brand Cuyana—who believes that less is more and values quality over quantity—is unveiling their new SF showroom, and you're invited. Peruse artfully crafted leather handbags, sumptuous linens, sexy tunics, cotton-silk scarves, and apres swim necklaces. Consider it love at first sight.
When: 7 - 9 p.m., Thurs. 8/15
Where: 291 Geary St., 2nd floor
Hitchcock fans, mark your calendars. BAM/PFA and the SF Silent Film Festival present us with a series of silent films that Hitchcock made between 1925 and 1929, many of which are rare gems in the filmmaker's famous repertoire. The British Film Institute has recovered original material that had gone missing from available prints in one of the most ambitious restoration efforts ever undertaken. If that's not enough to sell you on this event...
When: Fri. 8/16 – Sat. 8/31
Where: BAM/PFA, 2575 Bancroft Way, Berkeley
You know to expect a good time whenever Afrolicious is on stage, and this time Balkan Beat Box's own Ori Kaplan (aka DJ Shotnez) accompanies with global bass and world beats. TGIF.
When: 9 p.m., Fri. 8/16
Where: Public Works, 161 Erie St.
Santa Barbara grassroots band Rebelution teams up with longtime collaborators (and local hip-hop stars) Zion I, plus the uniquely singular Matisyahu for this stop on their good vibes summer tour. The Greek, grass, chill music equal a perfect Saturday night.
When: 6:30 p.m., Sat. 8/17
Where: Greek Theatre, 2001 Gayley Rd., Berkeley
The market that usually takes over Hayes Valley is trying out a brand spanking new location that's never before been used to host events. This weekend, Pier 70 in Dogpatch will be bedecked with wares from clothing designers, artists, and home decorators. And get this—it's all sustainable. Try on your new shade of green in the likes of Amour Vert, Dandy, Ruchi, and about 150 more.
When: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. 8/18
Where: Pier 70 (420 22nd St.)