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Upcoming Calendar of fun cheap and unique bay area events Sept 22 - Sept 28
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Thanks to Pan Theater's The Ten Minute Play Festival for sponsoring funcheap this week!
Special Funcheap Discounted Tickets for Saturday 9/23: First five people who bring a printout of this email to the box office get 1/2 price tickets (that's only $8) to the September 23rd show. Make sure you arrive before 7:45p for this offer!

It's a unique festival that got rave reviews last year. The 2006 Ten Minute Play Festival promises that "Anything can happen in ten minutes" and features the best short plays for short attention spans.
* When: Saturdays 8pm, September 23, 30
* Where: Blue Bear Performance Hall, Bldg D - 2nd Floor - Fort Mason
* How Much: $15 adv / $16 door

Friday, September 22
9/22	12:00 pm	FREE San Francisco Symphony outdoor concert @ Yerba Buena Gdns 	Live Music
9/22	12:00 pm	FREE noontime concert "Street to Nowhere" @ UC Berkeley 	Live Music
9/22	7:00 pm	FREE "Old Enough to Buy Art" affordable art for first time buyers - SOMA 	Art
9/22	9:00 pm	$12 Emily Haines (Broken Social Scene/Stars/Metric) @ Cafe Du Nord 	Live Music
9/22	10:00 pm	$5 uncensored BYOB comedy "New York Nights" w/ Jasper Redd - SF Theater Dist. 	Live Music
Saturday, September 23
9/23	8:00 am	FREE 11th Annual DragonBoat Festival and Races (free shuttle) Treasure Island 	Festival
9/23	10:30 am	FREE Binary Beading class for kids @ Intel Museum - Santa Clara 	Family
9/23	11:00 am	FREE 16th Annual Autumn Moon Festival Street Fair - Chinatown SF 	Festival
9/23	11:00 am	FREE "Old Enough to Buy Art" kid friendly day - SOMA 	Art
9/23	12:00 pm	FREE San Francisco LoveFest '06 - 75,000 strong dance music parade & festival 	DJ/Club
9/23	1:00 pm	FREE outdoor concert Marcus Shelby's Harriet Tubman: Bound for Promised Land" 	Live Music
9/23	2:00 pm	FREE live instore concert by french dance rock band "Phoenix" @ Virgin SF 	Live Music
9/23	7:30 pm	FREE Shakespeare in the Park 'The Tempest' - Presidio 	Theater
9/23	9:00 pm	$15 - catchy french dance rock band "Phoenix" @ Slims  	Live Music
9/23	10:00 pm	FREE fun 80s/90s cover band "Suite Love Express" @ Johnny Foley's - Union Sq. 	Live Music
Sunday, September 24
9/24	9:00 am	FREE 11th Annual DragonBoat Festival and Races (free shuttle) Treasure Island 	Festival
9/24	11:00 am	$5 donation - Folsom Street Fair - leather and bondage, oh my! - SOMA 	Festival
9/24	2:00 pm	FREE 1970s version of Taming of the Shrew @ Woodminster Amph - Oakland 	Theater
9/24	2:00 pm	FREE "Uganda Rising" screening @ Parkway Theater - oakland 	Film
9/24	2:30 pm	FREE Shakespeare in the Park 'The Tempest' - Presidio 	Theater
Monday, September 25
9/25	7:00 pm	FREE Traditional Irish dance & Ceili dance lessons @ Starry Plough 	Dance
9/25	9:00 pm	FREE "Locals Only Night" @ Cafe Du Nord - The Dry Spells & Chinatown Bakeries  	Live Music
Tuesday, September 26
9/26	12:30 pm	FREE "TODCO" spoken word poetry under the sun @ Yerba Buena Gdns 	Poetry
Wednesday, September 27
9/27	12:00 pm	FREE lunchtime jazz concert @ Crocker Galleria - Latin Pulse (latin jazz) 	Live Music
9/27	7:00 pm	FREE Eco Film Night "ScrapHouse" about junkyard artists - Varnish - SOMA 	Film
Thursday, September 28
9/28	6:00 pm	FREE Magnetic Refrigeration : Sustainable Future Applications @ Swissnex 	Geek Event
9/28	6:30 pm	FREE great multi-author reading on new genres of fiction - City Lights 	Literature
Friday, September 29 and beyond...
9/29	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: a report from Post-Katrina New Orleans 	
9/29	12:00 pm	FREE noontime concert "Zion I" @ UC Berkeley 	
9/29	8:30 pm	$5 (1/2 price tix) for "Sunset Blues" play @ off-market Theater - one night only 	
9/30	10:00 am	$5 (free for students and for all before 10:30a) World Vegetarian Day - GG Park 	
9/30	11:00 am	$10 - fabulous designer shopping event for stylish moms and babies 	
9/30	12:00 pm	The Really Really FREE Market: communal giveaway of stuff @ Dolores Park 	
9/30	12:00 pm	FREE huge outdoor music festival w/ Ministry of Sound & Jon Carter - SOMA 	
9/30	1:00 pm	FREE african jazz Richard Howell Quintet Get the Groove 101  @ Yerba Buena Gdns 	
9/30	4:00 pm	$5 4th annual 'North Beach Bar Run" join 700 peeps for great happy hour bar craw 	
9/30	5:00 pm	FREE Film in the Fog - live music, cartoon, newsreel & classic "THEM!" Presidio 	
9/30	7:00 pm	FREE "Bonfire of Reflection" bring something to burn & let go - Berkeley Marina 	
9/30	7:30 pm	FREE book reading - Daniel Ellsberg "Realism for an unloved superpower 	
10/1	12:00 pm	FREE Annual Comedy Day in the Park - 1 Stage " 5 Hours " 30 Comedians - GG Park 	
10/1	6:30 pm	FREE Jazz: Henry Irvin Trio w/ vocalists Dorothy Lefkovits @ Bird/Beckett 	
10/2	1:30 pm	FREE San Francisco Mime Troupe performs in Dolores Park 	
10/3	9:30 am	FREE admission to de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park - 1st Tues of Month 	
10/3	7:00 pm	FREE bookreading & slideshow "The Museum of Lost Wonder" @ Booksmith 	
10/4	6:30 pm	FREE Your Rights: What Employers Do Not Want You to Know @ Oak. Main library 	
10/4	9:30 pm	FREE "The Live Billboard Project" outdoors w/ 5 live aerial dancers - Mission 	
10/5	5:00 pm	FREE first thursdays - art galleries open late, usually free wine & nibbles 	
10/5	5:30 pm	FREE film Shadows and Light, The Last of the Pioneers: Nazih Shahbandar @ PFA 	
10/5	7:00 pm	FREE book reading "Home Ground: Language for an american landscape" City lights 	
10/5	8:00 pm	FREE "The Live Billboard Project" outdoors w/ 5 live aerial dancers - Mission 	
10/6	12:00 pm	FREE noontime indie pop concert "Honeycut" @ UC Berkeley 	
10/6	2:00 pm	FREE Elvis Costello @ Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival - GG Park 	
10/6	6:00 pm	FREE Palo Alto Art Walk 	
10/6	6:30 pm	FREE film "An Inconvenient Truth" plus dessert & discussion - Oakland 	
10/6	7:00 pm	FREE Artmurmur - simultaneous art gallery openings and parties - Oakland 	
10/7	11:00 am	FREE 6th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival - GG Park 	
10/7	11:00 am	FREE 6th Annual "OceanFest" music/food/info re: protecting oceans @ Crissy Field 	
10/8	2:00 pm	FREE genre-bending dance performance & post-show discussion @ CounterPulse 	
10/9	10:00 am	FREE 1906 Earthquake Walk: It Can't Happen Here 	
10/10	6:30 pm	FREE author lecture, "Lonely Planet: Vietnam" w/ Wendy Yanagihara @ SF Main Libr 	
10/11	7:00 pm	FREE bookreading Gay LA: A History of Sexual Outlaws & Power Politics: Booksmith 	
10/12	8:00 pm	FREE "The Live Billboard Project" outdoors w/ 5 live aerial dancers - Mission 	
10/13	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: Zoo Veterinary Medicine 	
10/13	12:00 pm	FREE noontime concert "The Elected" @ UC Berkeley 	
10/14	10:30 am	FREE kids class on schematics, switches & circuits @ Intel Museum 	
10/15	5:00 pm	FREE book reading by actress Meg Tilly "Gemma" & KE Silva - City Lights 	
10/16	7:00 pm	FREE bookreading/slideshow "Aftermath: World Trade Center Archive" @ Booksmith 	
10/17	6:00 pm	FREE Badly Drawn Boy live instore concert @ amoeba haight 	
10/21	7:00 pm	FREE lecture "Best American Comics '06" with Harvey Pekar @ All Saints Church 	
10/25	7:00 pm	FREE bookreading on geology and the 1906 SF Earthquake @ The Booksmith 	
10/27	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 	
10/27	8:00 pm	FREE lecture Annie Leibovitz A Photographers Life 1990-2005 @ Jewish Com. Cente 	
10/29	1:00 pm	FREE San Francisco Civic Symphony concert @ Sir Francis Drake Hotel Ballroom 	
10/31	7:00 pm	FREE book reading "Spook: Science Tackles the Afterlife" @ Booksmith Haight 	
11/2	7:00 pm	FREE lecture "On the Trail of CIA's Rendition Flights" @ City Lights 	
11/3	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: The Fate of Toxic Metals: Geomicrobiology 	
11/17	12:00 pm	FREE outdoor concert by indie singer-songwriter "Matt Costa" @ UC Berkeley 	
11/30	7:00 pm	FREE book reading "Growing Up Poor in America" @ City Lights 	
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