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Hot Tickets: Los Angeles

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Los Angeles area. Check back every Monday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Tuesday, January 31 | Dough for the Oven Fundraiser – Eat cookies for community improvement! The night includes a 3-course gourmet vegan dinner, vegan baked goods tasting extravaganza, and your very own cookbook with recipes for everything you’ve tasted! All proceeds will go to buy a 24″ professional range for HM157‘s weekly community vegan dinners.

Thursday, February 2 | Best of BUG: The Evolution of Music Video – BUG began in April 2007 as a series of bi-monthly shows at BFI Southbank, the home of British cinema.  These celebrations of global creativity in music video have since become a phenomenon, as popular and brilliant as the visual ideas which the BUG team unearths. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 30, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Los Angeles

 

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Hot Tickets: Seattle

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the Seattle area. Check back every Thursday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT, January 26 | Elissa Ball and Artist Home Presents: Substance (Comedy, Poetry, Short Film) – Elissa Ball and Artist Home Presents: Substance: a night of Comedy, Poetry, and Short Film featuring Comedy by Danielle Radford,  Elicia Sanchez / Poetry by Evan Peterson, Adam Boehmer / Short film by Marie Biondolillo, Union Street Films.

Tomorrow, January 27 | University Book Store presents: Daniel Handler and Maira Kalman: Why We Broke Up – Min Green and Ed Slaterton are breaking up, so Min is writing Ed a letter and giving him a box. Inside the box is why they broke up. Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a folded note, a box of matches, a protractor, books, a toy truck, a pair of ugly earrings, a comb from a motel room, and every other item collected over the course of a giddy, intimate, heartbreaking relationship. Item after item is illustrated and accounted for, and then the box, like a girlfriend, will be dumped. Prime tickets are $22 and include a copy of Why We Broke Up, available for pickup the night of the event. General tickets are available for $5.

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Posted by on January 26, 2012 in Hot Tickets, Seattle

 

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Hot Tickets: San Francisco

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the San Francisco area. Check back every Tuesday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

Wednesday, January 18 | The Business: Attack of the Killer Tobe-Natos! – Joe Tobin is a writer, comedian, and Flyers enthusiast. He performs at comedy clubs all over the land, and he’s received critical acclaim for his work with The Joe Tobin Orchestra. He’s never booed Santa Claus at a sporting event, but he would understand if you did. Nato Green is a co-founder of Laughter Against The Machine, the creator of Iron Comic, and was recently voted San Francisco’s Foodiest Dad! There’s also Chris Thayer, Caitlin Gill, Sean Keane, and fresh off a sold-out tour of Los Angeles, Chris Garcia! As always, admission is just five dollars. Bring your own burrito! Or, if you’re Nato, your own home-cured bacon.

Thursday, January 18 | Word for Word Presents: Food Stories – Word for Word presents stories of food, appetite, and pleasure from two great writers: satirist T.C. Boyle with the witty, fervent “Sorry Fugu” and award-winning Alice McDermott‘s sensuous “Enough.” Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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Hot Tickets: San Francisco

Here are this week’s hot tickets in the San Francisco area. Check back every Tuesday at noon, PST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TOMORROW, December 21 | TransportedSF Winter Solstice Celebration:  Winter solstice: A time to reflect, renew, go inward. The longest night of the year. What better way to celebrate than to take a biodiesel/solar bus to three beautiful spots in the Bay for a poetry reading, a renegade tea lounge, and a winter ritual?

Thursday, December 22 | Santaland Diaries: Combined Artform is celebrating ten years with ten performances of Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris and adapted to the stage by Joe Mantello.  David Sinaiko puts on his elf hat and boots to return to the Eureka Theatre as everyone’s favorite elf, Crumpet. No one captures the craziness of the holidays like David Sedaris. Come see the show that critics and audiences love and keep coming back for more and spend the holidays with Combined Artform at the Eureka Theatre.

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Posted by on December 20, 2011 in Hot Tickets, San Francisco

 

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Hot Tickets: San Francisco

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.

TOMORROW, December 14 | NOIR CITY XMAS 2011: Join Noir City at San Francisco’s historic Castro Theatre for the second annual NOIR CITY XMAS, as the Film Noir Foundation offers a double-feature of rare noir-stained yuletide classics to darken your spirits this holiday season: Lady on a Train and Christmas Holiday. The evening will also feature the unveiling of the full schedule for NOIR CITY X, the 10th anniversary of the world’s most popular film noir festival, coming to the Castro Theatre January 20-29, 2012.

Thursday, December 8 | Becoming Julia Morgan: Becoming Julia Morgan follows the life of this Bay Area icon over a six-year period, 1931 to 1937, as she works on San Simeon, runs a busy San Francisco office with a large staff, and surmounts a medical crisis and her fear that she may have been too successful at keeping a low profile. There are flashbacks to her student days at UC Berkeley and in Paris, and a flash forward to today. Julia Morgan was born in 1872 (just seven years after the end of the Civil War), growing up in a large family in the burgeoning city of Oakland during the final decades of the Victorian era.  A tiny woman with a big ambitionto become an architect when there were virtually no female role models to show the way Morgan overcame the social barriers of her day to become California’s first licensed woman architect. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 13, 2011 in Hot Tickets, San Francisco

 

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Hot Tickets: San Francisco

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. TODAY through October 26 | Berlin & Beyond Film Festival: The Berlin & Beyond Film Festival is America’s largest festival of new cinema from Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Thursday, October 27 Dinner Conversation: Building a Local Grain Economy: Community Grains is a California company doing pioneering work to build a local grain economy and redefine what we think “whole grain” to mean.  Working with mid-sized, local farmers, pioneering whole grain baking and cooking, and researching the health benefits of true whole grains, Community Grains is taking looking at the entire picture. Join 18 Reasons for a dinner conversation with founder Bob Klein (owner of East Bay restaurant Oliveto), to learn about why we should care about a local grain economy and getting the most nutrition out of our grains. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

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Hot Tickets: San Francisco

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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.

TONIGHT! | Urban Roots: Detroit Urban Agriculture: Urban Roots follows the urban farming phenomenon in Detroit. It is a timely, moving and inspiring film that speaks to a nation grappling with collapsed industrial towns and the need to forge a sustainable and prosperous future. Urban Roots is the next documentary from Tree Media, produced by Leila Conners (The 11th Hour) and Mathew Schmid and directed by Mark Mac-Innis.

Thursday, September 29 | Bindlestiff Studio presents STORIES HIGH XII: The 12th installment of Bindlestiff Studio’s annual freshmen playwrights showcase throws the doors of Bindlestiff Studio’s new home at 6th and Howard wide open with adaptations of short fiction by Filipino and Filipino American writers. This year’s exciting anthology features Thicker Than Wine, Tip Jar, Gabriella’s Monologue, Baby Lust and Rizal on Angel Island. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on September 27, 2011 in Hot Tickets, San Francisco

 

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