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: Joshua Sortino
Dance Film Festival
Over 100 long- and short-form films in a mix of in-person and virtual experiences capture the essence of movement and its practitioners and includes Australia’s “Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra” and the California premiere of “Coppelia,” which combines live-action dance with animation.
More info: sfdancefilmfest.org
A new program from local arts non-profit Gray Area invites visitors into a multi-sensory journey of a massive alien forest of extraterrestrial flora that responds to touch, sound, and movement, each in its own unique way, through January 15.
More info: nocturne-x.com
Chef Bryant Terry
The chef-in-residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), sits down with Check Please! Bay Area producer Cecilia Phillips for a conversation about food justice and his new book, Black Food, followed by a tasting of some of his favorite dishes.
More info: kqed.org
A two-day conference dedicated to discussion and debate around cell-cultured meat, poultry and seafood at scale opens the second day with a community-wide run for charity along San Francisco’s Embarcadero.
More info: cms21.io
Touring in support of their 2020 album release, XOXO, the Minnesota roots band known for distinctive harmonies builds in some power pop.
More info: thechapelsf.com