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Upcoming Calendar of fun cheap and unique bay area events June 15-June 22
San Francisco // East Bay // North Bay // South Bay // Peninsula
Thanks to the 30th Annual San Francisco Free Folk Festival for sponsoring funcheap this week!
A totally free music festival featuring artists and performers from around the world. A huge lineup of musicians, singers, dancers and storytellers offer concerts and workshops all day and night. Cajun-Creole, Gypsy, Celtic, Blues, Swing, Folk, Scottish, Middle Eastern and more.
- Roosevelt Middle School, 460 Arguello (@ Geary) - Saturday June 24th and Sunday June 25th - Noon to 11pm

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Thursday, June 15th
6/15	5:00 pm	$5 Asian Art Museum evening "Three Gorges Project: Paintings by Liu Xiaodong" 	Museum
6/15	5:00 pm	FREE Delectation of Five Avant-Garde North Beach Artists @ City Hall 	Art
6/15	6:00 pm	FREE live instore concert "Fiery Furnaces" @ Amoeba Haight 	Live Music
6/15	8:00 pm	FREE Screenings & lecture of cool and rare 16mm Noir films - downtown SF 	Film
Friday, June 16th
6/16	5:00 pm	FREE Art Opening "About Still Life" Visual Aid @ Space 743 - SOMA 	Art
6/16	6:30 pm	FREE Friday Nights at the de Young - live music/artist demonstrations, etc... 	Museum
6/16	6:30 pm	Free Iyengar Yoga Class (for beginners) - Outer Sunset 	Fitness
6/16	8:00 pm	$5 "Saccharine" quirky art, party dresses, bubbles & cotton candy - Berkeley 
a quirky dance party with drinks, live music, bubbles and cotton candy and art by Jennifer Dranttel, who's art has been described as "When bad things happen to cute animals"	Art
6/16	8:00 pm	FREE (b4 11p) 2006 HouseQuake DJ Spin-offs - 30 min DJ set competition @ Canvas 	Club/DJ
6/16	10:00 pm	$5 New York Nights: w/ 10 uncensored comedians incl. Justin Scales @ Clubhouse 	Comedy
6/17	10:00 am	FREE Philippine-American Cultural Celebration @ Asian Art Museum - 40th Anniv. 	Art
Saturday, June 17th
6/17	10:00 am	FREE 56th Annual "Juneteenth" Festival african american dance, music food Fillmo 	Festival
6/17	10:00 am	FREE 52nd Annual North Beach Festival - live music & Food demonstrations 
America's original and oldest outdoor urban arts and crafts festival. 100 juried arts and crafts vendors, live music stages, two day animal blessing, street chalk art competition, cooking stage, and more	Festival
6/17	11:00 am	FREE 4th Annual Kid's Day at the Landing - Lakspur Festival 	Festival
6/17	12:00 pm	FREE "The Tidal Wave 9" - outdoor heavy music festival @ McLaren Park SF 	Live Music
6/17	12:00 pm	FREE and fun places to watch the USA v. Italy World Cup with other soccer fans 
HDTV and foosball at the Rock-it-Room (inner richmond), Goethe-Institut, 530 Bush Street, Northstar - Green & Powell, North Beach $2.50 drafts for all morning games, and Steps of Rome in North Beach if you're rooting for Italy
6/17	1:00 pm	FREE yoga classes (Prana, Lotus) @ The Yoga Studio on Divisadero 	Fitness
6/17	8:00 pm	FREE Moonlight Magic and Movies "Cheaper By The Dozen" & magic show - Martinez 	Film
6/17	9:00 pm	$12 astralwerks rock band Radio 4 @ Independent 	Live Music
Sunday, June 18th
6/18	10:00 am	FREE 56th Annual "Juneteenth" Festival african american dance, music food Fillmo 	Festival
6/18	10:00 am	FREE 52nd Annual North Beach Festival - live music & Food demonstrations 	Festival
6/18	10:00 am	FREE admission to Asian Art Museum this weekend - 40th Anniversary! 
40th anniversary and the opening of their special exhibition, "A Curious Affair: The Fascination Between East & West"	Museum
6/18	2:00 pm	FREE live outdoor music @ Stern Grove - Aimee Mann & Brazillian Seu Jorge
first stern grove festival of the season. arrive early (main grove fills up early) bring a picnic and relax. the amazing Aimee Mann (from Til Tuesday and the Magnolia soundtrack) headlines	Live Music
6/18	2:00 pm	FREE documentary "No More Tears" w/ free soda/popcorn/pizza @ Parkway - Oakland 	Film
Monday, June 19th
6/19	6:00 pm	FREE art opening SF Weekly pick - Alex Zecca esoteric art @ Gallery 16 	Art
6/19	7:00 pm	FREE panel discussion on immigration policy @ Santa Clara Library 	Lecture
6/19	7:15 pm	2 for 1 tix ($10 each) View Reserved for Giants vs. Angels @ AT&T Park 
use the promo code "auto" to get 1/2 price tickets through the for monday night's giants game.	Sports
Tuesday, June 20th
6/20	7:00 am	FREE see Willie Brown & Will Durst duke it out live on 960 AM - downtown SF 	Radio
6/20	6:00 pm	FREE Third Tuesdays/Sketch Tuesdays - watch great artists work live @ 111 Minna 
people like cartoonist keith knight, sculptur andrew junge (of syrofoam hummer fame) and painter alika cooper as they produce art before your eyes	Art
6/20	8:30 pm	FREE live electronica "Noise Summit" @ hotel Utah 	Live Music
Wednesday, June 21st
6/21	12:00 pm	FREE unique art exhibit of original puppets & stage settings - SOMA 	Performance
6/21	8:30 pm	FREE "Hot Summer Nights" summer solstice Yelp* party with free booze - SOMA 	Free Booze
Thursday, June 22nd
6/22	9:00 pm	$10 "Devics" moody coldplayish rock KCRW band - Cafe Du Nord 	Live Music
Friday, June 23rd and beyond...
6/24	11:00 am	FREE "Imagine the Way" Blue Greenway Waterfront launch: music, bbq, gavin newson 	
6/24	12:00 pm	FREE Sat & Sun - The 30th Annual San Francisco Free Folk Festival - arguello/geary 	
6/24	7:00 pm	FREE Book reading wine, beer, victuals, and comradery at the new Grotto offices 	
6/25	2:00 pm	FREE live music @ Stern Grove - Every Sunday @ 2pm (blues duo Amadou & Mariam & Otis Taylor)	
6/25	2:00 pm	FREE "Capturing Change" oakland youth filmmakers @ Parkway - Oakland 	
6/25	7:30 pm	FREE Shakespeare in the Park 'The Tempest' - Pleasanton 	
6/27	7:00 pm	FREE book reading "A history of loafers, slackers & bums in america" @ Booksmith 	
6/28	5:00 pm	FREE Summer in the city Party @ Pier 23 - free food & beverages 	
6/28	8:00 pm	FREE lecture "Ecological Activism: local vs. international" @ Counterpulse - SOM 	
6/29	6:00 pm	FREE book reading by funcheap fav Michelle Tea "Rose of No Man's Land" - Oakland 	
6/29	7:00 pm	FREE Eco Film Night: Walking the West @ Varnish - SOMA 	
6/30	12:30 pm	FREE book reading Anthony Bourdain a chef who is the "anti-Emeril" 	
7/1	10:00 am	FREE Fillmore Jazz Festival (Marus Shelby & more) three stages, two days 	
7/2	6:30 pm	FREE Jazz: Henry Irvin Trio w/ vocalists Dorothy Lefkovits @ Bird/Beckett 	
7/4	9:30 am	FREE admission to de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park - 1st Tues of Month 	
7/6	5:45 pm	$5 flamenco guitar, conga dancing, art and cocktails - Asian Art Museum 	
7/7	6:00 pm	FREE Palo Alto Art Walk 	
7/9	10:00 am	FREE 2nd annual Healthy Living Fair @ JCCSF - California & Presidio 	
7/10	10:00 am	FREE 1906 Earthquake Walk: It Can't Happen Here 	
7/10	7:00 pm	FREE Ask A Scientist KQED lecture series "Gray Whale Mystery" @ Canvas Gallery 	
7/10	9:00 pm	$5 Zeitgeist Int'l Film Festival (odd outdoor films, benches & beer) Mission  	
7/22	12:00 pm	FREE 10th Annual Urban Youth Arts Festival w/ breakdancing - Precita Park 	
7/23	10:00 am	FREE San Francisco Theater Festival - 70 theater groups, 10 stages @ Yerba Buena 	
7/23	2:00 pm	FREE african diamond-mine documentary "Touch One! Touch All!" @ Parkway Oakland  	
7/25	7:00 pm	FREE Ask A Scientist lecture series 3rd Anniv. Trivia Party - Bazaar cafe 	
7/28	9:00 pm	$8 odd & weird indie rock band "Irving" @ Bottom of the Hill 	
7/29	10:30 am	FREE "Beading Binary" class for kids @ the Intel Museum - Santa Clara 	
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