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Hey there SF posse,

Welcome to another update of my SF Events list! Here's a subset of
highlights from the complete list, which can always be found here:
(Note: you don't need to be a member of tribe to view this, but be
sure not to add www. to the beginning)

Yes there is fun stuff going on in SF during the holidays! This
edition is focused specifically for people that might be feeling left
out during this season. Email me with what you're interested in and
I'll link up all you potential activity buddies!

Monday 12/24

Latke Ball @ Ruby Skye 420 Mason St (@ Geary)
where Jews go to dance on Christmas Eve

Chicken John's Chaos Christmas Carol: Variety Show @ 12 Galaxies 2565
Mission Street (@ 22nd St)
Everyone brings a stupid gift or two, and puts it under the tree.
Chicken hosts a game show that everyone in the club plays

Midnight Mass & Choir @ Grace Cathedral (Nob Hill) 1100 California St
(@ Taylor St)
Musical prelude begins at 10:15p, followed the Choir of Men and Boys
with Orchestra and Midnight Mass at 11 p.m.

Tuesday 12/25 CHRISTMAS

*VeloGirls 9th Annual Christmas Orphans' Bike Tour of San Francisco @
Golden Gate Park, Stanyan and Fell St
29-mile figure-eight loop bike tour of San Francisco
bring your own bike & water

10th Annual Black X Mass: Live music, fire dancing & satanic party @
Elbo Room 647 Valencia St (@ 17th St)
The Fuxedos, The Grabes Brothers Deluxe, Abu Ghraib, K-rob, burlesque
fire dancer, Theremin Wizard Barney, Hydrogen Pellets, DJ'S and

15th Annual Kung Pao Kosher Comedy @ New Asia Restaurant 772 Pacific
Ave (@ Stockton St)
Chinese food & comedy feat. Shelley Berman from Curb Your Enthusiam

Wednesday 12/26

2pm: (also 2pm Thurs, 7pm/8pm on Fri, Sat, & Sun!)
Sweet Can Habitat Aerial Silk Circus @ Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th
St (@ 24th St)
aerial silk dance, circus stunts, live band

2pm, 7:15pm, 9:30pm: (also playing on Thu)
*Baraka @ Red Vic Movie Theatre 1727 Haight St (@ Cole St)
pretty much my favorite movie ever; no dialogue, just stunning images & music
$6.50 for 2pm, $8.50 after

X-mas Hangover Erotic Reading Circle @ The Center for Sex and Culture
1519 Mission (@ 11th St)

Twas the Night After Christmas - A Benefit for Burners Without Borders
@ Beal Street Bar 133 Beal Street (@ Mission St)
J. Wail & Absynth perform live instrument electronica, dance and grove
weaving a rich tapestry of sounds
$10 ($8 if you're in a Santa Suit)

Thursday 12/27

*Onion News Network: 2007 Year in Review w/ free beer @ Rickshaw Stop
155 Fell St (@ Van Ness)
Watch the funniest 2007 segments from the Onion News Network while
drinking free beer

*40 DJ Gang Bang - Kollol's BDay Bash @ Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
insane Bengali Bday bash

Friday 12/28

Cyphertown Throwdown! II @ CELLspace 2050 Bryant St (@ 18th)
Social justice, hip hop, massive art party

*Absinthe Repeal Party @ Club Whisper 535 Florida St (@ 18th)
$10 online advance before 12/25, $15 advance after or in costume, else
$20 at the door

Saturday 12/29

Really Really Free Market @ ArtSF 110 Capp St 5th Fl (@ 16th St)
community build and crap trade

*Zero Ground w/ Bassnectar, Drop the Lime @ The Regency Center 1300
Van Ness (@ Sutter)
Z-Trip, Glitch Mob, Symbiotic Orchestra, An-Ten-Nae - this is a killer lineup!
$50 advance, $65 door

Opel & In Deep Present Closing Party 2007 @  Mighty 119 Utah (@ 15th St)
Opel DJ's featuring the Neuroweapon art car outside

Sunday 12/30

*San Francisco Chamber Orchestra: Prodigies @ Herbst Theater, 401 Van
Ness Ave (across from City Hall)
brings the immediacy and intimacy of music for small orchestra and
chamber ensemble to the general public

Odd new soundtracks to old Italian films plus wine & snacks @ Red Hill
Books 401 Cortland Ave (@ Bennington)
Michelangelo Antonioni films L'Avventura, L'Eclisse, and Deserto Rosso
set to alto-saxophonist Phillip Greenlief's music

Monday 12/31: NEW YEARS EVE

12:45pm & 3pm:
New Year's Eve Daytime Balloon Drop @ Chabot Space Center 10000
Skyline Blvd, Oakland
Celebrate New Year's with music and balloons dropping from our
Rotunda, many filled with prizes
$11 w/ canned food donation, else $13 (includes museum admission)

New World Eve @ Bissap Baobab, Little Baobab and Bollyhood Cafe 2323
Mission St, 3388/3372 19th St
Bangra, reggae, salsa, merengue, african, world, samba, zouk, soca

*Green New Year w/ free champagne & cava toast @ Thirsty Bear Brewing
Company 661 Howard St (@ 3rd St)
Ring in the New Year with our Premium Organic Hand-crafted Ales &
Lagers paired with Chef Amy's all local, all organic tapa and paella

*Sea of Dreams New Years (Anon Salon, Gooferman) @ The Concourse 635
8th St (@ Brannan)
This is where the Burner style creativity will converge!
~$60 before Dec 10th, more afterwards

Eclectic Fever @ Gift Center Pavillion 888 Brannan St (@ 8th St)
This is where all the best live world music, funk, and dance
performances will be
$55 advance

Diplo / Pharrell / Rekha / Motion Potion / Richie Panic & RICHRD OH?!
@ Temple 540 Howard St (@ 1st St)
This is where all the best booty shaking electro will be!
$65 advance

after midnite - New Years afternoon:
'Fresh Start' NYE All Morning After Bash @ 12 Galaxies 2565 Mission St
(@ 22nd St)
BLVD, Blue Turtle Seduction, live painting, free breakfast
$15 adv

More expansive events listings here: (read his blog)

I'll keep updating this list here on Tribe, so check back often!
Asterisk(*) means I'll most definitely be there:

Now you have no excuse to be bored. Enjoy!
Rich DDT
txt me anytime:
For updates and info, contact scott at planttrees dot org.