Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in San Francisco? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated five of the top events this month so you don’t have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!
Featured Photo: California Academy of Sciences
THRU November 7
If you still remember all the characters from The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, or Say Anything, get ready to rock out in Shermer, Illinois, the fictionalized setting for a 360-degree live-concert dramedy that spoofs the angsty teen flicks from the 1980’s that defined a generation.
More info: sfdancefilmfest.org
THRU January 15
Interactive glowing forests and otherworldly crystal caves are part of an interactive, multi-sensory experience from local arts non-profit Gray Area that invites you to touch, listen, and otherwise experience a magical planet.
More info: nocturne-x.com
Warren Miller’s "Winter Starts Now"
The 72nd film from the inveterate ski jumper is a kick-off to winter tradition for many ski bums who appreciate the enthusiasm the road tripping, big mountain skier brings to their sport.
More info: warrenmiller.com
The first planetarium show produced by the California Academy of Sciences’ in-house visualization studio since 2018 is a journey through the cosmos and an exploration of the Earth’s transformation over billions of years.
More info: caladademy.org
Still We Rise
Although also available as a virtual program, the opportunity to see 10-time Grammy winner Bobby McFerrin play and sing at GLIDE’s annual benefit at Masonic Auditorium may be worth an in-person appearance; NPR Tiny Desk contest winner Fantastic Negrito and Renel Brooks-Moon as MC will also be on hand.
More info: glide.org
The Art of Banksy
November 21 – January 3
Works sourced from private homes and warehouses are the center of a new show that features recognizable images like “Flower Thrower,” “Rude Copper” and “Girl With Balloon,” among others.
More info: banksyexhibit.com