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TODAY | Learning from the Netherlands, Part II: Amsterdam’s Bike-Friendly Streetscapes: Join Leah Shahum, Executive Director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, David Chiu, Board of Supervisor’s President, and Bart Van Bolhuis, Consul General for the Netherlands, as they share lessons from living and studying the extraordinary bicycling experience of Amsterdam. As record numbers of people are biking in San Francisco, how can we learn from the Netherlands’ relatively recent success restoring their pre-WWII walkable bikeable street interface. How can SF catch up with the widespread demand for improvements and connect the city through bikeways and safe streets that help more people of all ages discover the multiple benefits of cycling? Find out more as these city leaders share their ideas on how San Francisco can become easier place to shop, live and play and meet the city’s goal of 20% of trips by bicycle by 2020.
Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19 | BrokeBACH Mountain: The Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco‘s season opens in November with a program entitled “BrokeBACH Mountain.” This show features music by J.S. Bach, P.D.Q. Bach, and Offenbach. The heart of this humorous and enlightened concert is “Oedipus Tex,” an opera in one cathartic act, starring Dr. Timothy Seelig, Music Director and Conductor of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. Members of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, and the Freedom Band’s Artistic Director Jadine Louie, will provide a small instrumental group for this exciting and collaborative production!
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