Hot Tickets: San Francisco

29 Nov

Every Tuesday at noon, PST, Brown Paper Tickets will post upcoming events happening in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are hot tickets for events coming up. Check back for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Tuesday, November 29The New Loin — A Holiday Cocktail Competition: Previously known as the “not so friendly” Loin, this area has traditionally been the “soft underbelly” of the city. An explosion of fresh restaurants and bars has made it one of SF’s newest hotspots.Tender Loin Restaurants and Bartenders unite to create neighborhood-inspired cocktails to start the holidays off. Each participating venue will compete to create an original BLOOM Gin drink that best represents their unique character. All proceeds to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation!

Friday, December 2 | Cinderella 2011: San Francisco’s African-American Shakespeare Company opens the 2011-12 season with an enchanting new production of CINDERELLA. This timeless tale, brought to whimsical, magical life just in time for the holidays, is an uplifting re-telling of the classic fairytale, featuring all of the pageantry, hilarity, and charm of the original, but with a soulful twist. This heartwarming story finds Cinderella, a young, beautiful dreamer, toiling away as a lowly scullery maid for her evil stepmother and stepsisters. With the help of a fabulous Fairy Godmother who makes the magic happen, Cinderella finds her Prince Charming and learns that anything is possible, even miracles.

Friday, December 2 | EAMES: THE ARCHITECT AND THE PAINTER: Narrated by James Franco, the film draws from a trove of archival material, primarily the stunning films and photographs produced in mind-boggling volume by Charles and Ray Eames and their staff during the hyper-creative forty years of the Eames Office. Family members and design historians help guide the story, but it is in interviews with the junior designers swept into the “24-7” world of “The Eamery,” that a fascinatingly complex picture of this husband and wife creative team really emerges.

Saturday, December 3 | The Bay Brewed: Presented by The Bay Bridged, The Bay Brewed is a rock and roll beer festival coming to San Francisco’s Verdi Club. Your ticket purchase includes performances by four great local rock bands — Weekend, Sleepy Sun, Extra Classic, and Terry Malts — and a commemorative mug that gets you unlimited beer tastings all day long from an array of awesome local breweries.  In partnership with the City Beer Store and the SF Brewers Guild, you’ll be sampling beer from and meeting the brewers behind 21st Amendment, Anchor Stream, Beach Chalet, Lagunitas, Magnolia, Social Kitchen & Brewery, and Speakeasy, with more still to come.

Sunday, December 4 | Thee Oh Sees/Total Control/Bronze/The Mallard: This is going to be just fantastic.

Know of any other events happening in the Bay Area this week? Post them in the comments section!

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