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Upcoming Calendar of fun cheap and unique bay area events Sept 8 - Sept 14
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Thanks to Pan Theater's The Ten Minute Play Festival for sponsoring funcheap this week!
First performances start September 16th... 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 16, 23, 30
* Where: Blue Bear Performance Hall, Bldg D - 2nd Floor - Fort Mason
* How Much: $15 adv / $16 door


Friday, September 8th
9/8	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: Living in Harmoney on Alcatraz 	Lecture
9/8	6:00 pm	FREE live cuban jaz with Sandor Moss Quartet @ Canvas Gallery 	Live Music
9/8	6:00 pm	FREE artists/musician workshop on Pirate Radio stations @ Edinb.Castle 	Workshop
9/8	7:00 pm	FREE book reading "The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia" @ The Booksmith 	Literature
9/8	7:30 pm	$5 Poetry & Pizza (yummy fresh all you can eat pizza, brazillian music & poetry	Poetry
Saturday, September 9th
9/9	9:00 am	FREE Blackalicious, Spearhead @ Power to the Peaceful Festival - GG Park 	Live Music
9/9	10:00 am	FREE San Francisco Zine Fest (comics, zines, workshops & flim) @ CellSpace 	Literature
9/9	10:00 am	FREE "Carrera de San Rafael" world class Bike Race - downtown san rafael 	Sports
9/9	10:00 am	FREE health/wellness festival "Living Well 2006" - San Jose 	Fair
9/9	10:00 am	FREE 35th Annual Art & Wine Festival - Mountain View 	Festival
9/9	10:00 am	$6 Bay Area Pet Fair and Adoptathon - Marin 	Pet Event
9/9	12:00 pm	FREE 11th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival 	Festival
9/9	1:00 pm	FREE Lawn Bowling Instruction and Games - open house - GG Park 	Games
9/9	2:00 pm	FREE movie screening "Punk Like Me" for musicans @ Dark Room - Mission 	Film
9/9	2:30 pm	FREE "Sneak Peek" of the 2006 SF Fringe Festival - short excerpts from shows 	Theater
9/9	7:30 pm	FREE Shakespeare in the Park 'The Tempest' - Presidio 	Theater
9/9	7:30 pm	FREE "Hootenanny Night" monthly folk music show - lower haight 	Live Music
9/9	8:00 pm	FREE Doug Ferrari one man comedy show - music & standup @ Bazaar Cafe  	Comedy
9/9	8:00 pm	FREE Vintage Fashion Show - Oakland 	Fashion
9/9	8:00 pm	FREE Film Night in the Park - Hitchcock's "The Birds" 1963 - union square 	Film
9/9	8:00 pm	$3 art & DJ event - come as your favorite 70s character @ Living Room - Berkeley 	Art
9/9	9:00 pm	FREE tribute to early metallica with "Damage Inc." @ Kingshead in Campbell 	Live Music
9/9	10:00 pm	$3 Sex, Drugs, and Rock-n-Roll: A Night of Tits & Lit @ Shotwell Studios 	Literature
Saturday, September 10th
9/10	10:00 am	FREE solano avenue stroll - clown themed parade & block party - Berk/Albany 	Festival
9/10	12:00 pm	FREE 11th Annual Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival 	Festival
9/10	1:00 pm	FREE Outdoor concert Klezmer Music & Yiddish Dance 101  @ Yerba Buena Gdns 	Live Music
9/10	1:30 pm	FREE Opera in the Park - Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park 	Opera
9/10	2:30 pm	FREE Shakespeare in the Park 'The Tempest' - Presidio 	Theater
9/10	7:00 pm	FREE Stand-Up Comedy Show @ The Red Victorian Peace Cafe - Haight 	Comedy
9/10	8:00 pm	$5 Bad Movie Night - William Shatner month 1974's "Impulse" @ Dark Room Mission 	Film
Monday, September 11th
9/11	10:00 am	FREE 1906 Earthquake Walk: It Can't Happen Here 	Walk/Tour
9/11	5:45 pm	FREE artists workshop "Printmaking You Can Do In Your Kitchen" @ CellSpace 	Workshop
9/11	5:45 pm	FREE musicians' workshop "Making a Demo Tape" w/ artists & engineers @ Sadie's 	Workshop
9/11	5:45 pm	FREE artists workshop "Bookbinding" @ CellSpace 	Workshop
9/11	6:00 pm	FREE art reception "Terror? An International Interdisciplinary Project" Mission 	Art
9/11	6:30 pm	FREE Ask A Scientist lecture series "A Cleaner Future for Cars" - Canvas Gallery 	Lecture
Tuesday, September 12th
9/12	12:00 pm	FREE workshop "Show Your Work @ San Francisco International Arts Festival" 	Workshop
9/12	5:00 pm	FREE concert by Stephen Duffy & That Man Fantastic @ Novato Farmers Market  	Live Music
9/12	5:45 pm	FREE artists workshop "Cut-out Animation Demonstration" @ Cell Space 	Workshop
9/12	5:45 pm	FREE artists workshop "Guerrilla Stencils" @ CellSpace in the Missino 	Workshop
9/12	5:45 pm	FREE workshop "'Zine Making: Publishing Your Own" @ Annie's - SOMA 	Workshop
9/12	7:00 pm	FREE book reading "The Republican War on Science" @ The Booksmith 	Political Activism
9/12	7:00 pm	FREE Swing Dance Party (& free lessons) @ Swing Central - Redwood City 	Dance
9/12	7:30 pm	FREE "Prophets of Deceipt" political art reception - SOMA 	Art
Wednesday, September 13th
9/13	12:00 pm	FREE lunchtime jazz concert @ Crocker Galleria - Pan Jazz (steel drum jazz) 	Live Music
9/13	5:45 pm	FREE artists workshop on how to write a Grant proposal @ CellSpace - Mission 	Workshop
9/13	5:45 pm	FREE artists workshop "Pinhole Photography" @ CellSpace - Mission 	Workshop
9/13	5:45 pm	FREE artists workshop on Blogging w/ Citizen Media Press Corps @ Sadie's 	Workshop
9/13	6:00 pm	FREE lecture "The Future of Social Security" at Oakland main Library 	Lecture
9/13	6:30 pm	FREE Cocktail Hour with All-Girl Literary Journal readings @ Hemlock Tavern 	Literature
9/13	7:00 pm	FREE book reading "Brief Encounters With Che Guevara" @ City Lights 	Literature
9/13	7:30 pm	FREE book reading "The omnivore's dilema: a natural history of four meals" berke 	Literature
Thursday, September 14th
9/14	5:30 pm	$10 - sushi, cocktails, makeovers and fashion - a fall shopping event 	Shopping
9/14	7:00 pm	FREE poetry reading "From Womb to World" @ Farley's 	Literature
9/14	7:00 pm	FREE artists workshop on censorship "Fuck, I Can't Say That Anymore" 	Workshop
Friday, September 15th and beyond....
9/15	7:00 pm	FREE "Labyrinth" 6 art galleris all open late w/ cool art and exhibits - SOMA 	
9/16	10:00 am	FREE Day on the Glen Festival "Hip Music for Kids" - Dublin 	
9/16	10:00 am	FREE 5th Annual "Peanut Butter Jam Festival" in Alameda - music/food/art 	
9/16	11:00 am	$2 The Seventh Annual Expo for the Artist & Musician - SOMA 	
9/16	12:00 pm	FREE Del Monte Square Tomato and Olive Festival @ The Cannery 	
9/16	2:00 pm	FREE Fictional History of the US Authors Panel Discussion @ Oak. Library 	
9/16	9:00 pm	FREE a sinful tribute to Motley Cure "Cruicial Crue" @ Kings Head in Campbell 	
9/17	12:00 pm	FREE 11th Annual "How Berkeley Can You Be?" Festival @ Civic Center Park - Berk. 	
9/17	2:00 pm	FREE 25 years of Pac-Man - arcade game battle on the big screen @ Hotel utah 	
9/17	7:00 pm	FREE Comedy Showcase w/ Danny Dechi @ Red Victorian - Haight 	
9/18	12:30 pm	FREE Nolo Press legal panel "Divorce without Court" @ Stacey's 	
9/20	12:00 pm	FREE lunchtime jazz concert @ Crocker Galleria - Groove St. (Smooth Jazz) 	
9/20	6:30 pm	FREE Lonely Planet Presents: Central America on a Shoestring @ SF Main Library 	
9/20	7:00 pm	FREE "Old Enough to Buy Art" affordable art for first time buyers - SOMA 	
9/21	6:00 pm	FREE College Night, artist lecture, dj set, live music @ SFMOMA 	
9/22	12:00 pm	FREE San Francisco Symphony outdoor concert @ Yerba Buena Gdns 	
9/22	9:00 pm	$12 Emily Haines (Broken Social Scene/Stars/Metric) @ Cafe Du Nord 	
9/23	10:30 am	FREE Binary Beading class for kids @ Intel Museum - Santa Clara 	
9/23	12:00 pm	FREE San Francisco LoveFest '06 - 75,000 strong dance music parade & festival 	
9/23	1:00 pm	FREE outdoor concert Marcus Shelby s Harriet Tubman: Bound for Promised Land" 	
9/26	12:30 pm	FREE "TODCO" spoken word poetry under the sun @ Yerba Buena Gdns 	
9/27	12:00 pm	FREE lunchtime jazz concert @ Crocker Galleria - Latin Pulse (latin jazz) 	
9/28	6:30 pm	FREE great multi-author reading on new genres of fiction - City Lights 	
9/29	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: a report from Post-Katrina New Orleans 	
9/30	10:00 am	$5 (free for students and for all before 10:30a) World Vegetarian Day - GG Park 	
9/30	12:00 pm	The Really Really FREE Market: communal giveaway of stuff @ Dolores Park 	
9/30	1:00 pm	FREE african jazz Richard Howell Quintet Get the Groove 101  @ Yerba Buena Gdns 	
9/30	5:00 pm	FREE Film in the Fog - live music, cartoon, newsreel & classic "THEM!" Presidio 	
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 	
10/5	5:00 pm	FREE first thursdays - art galleries open late, usually free wine & nibbles 	
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	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 	
10/13	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: Zoo Veterinary Medicine 	
10/27	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation 	
10/27	9:00 pm	FREE pre-halloween tribute to Iron Maiden, costume contest @ KingsHead Campbell 	
11/3	12:00 pm	FREE City College biology lecture: The Fate of Toxic Metals: Geomicrobiology 	
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