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What’s Happening In The Next 30 Days: Highlights

FORT MASON CENTER PRESENTS -- San Francisco Contemporary Music Players: Sweet Thunder Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music

SFCMP’s April 2014 Sweet Thunder Festival brings some of the nation’s leading interpreters of contemporary music to San Francisco

Apr 24th through Apr 27th
Festival Pavilion

Magic Theatre: Every Five Minutes (World Premiere)

A simple homecoming dinner takes a fantastical turn as Mo slips into a dreamscape that even those closest to him can’t imagine

Mar 26th through Apr 20th
Magic Theatre, Bldg D

Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center

Try Pozole Verde from El Pípila -- Antojitos Mexicanos -- hearty, tomatillo-based chicken stew with bacon, cilantro, Serrano chiles & garlic! Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center features many vendors, retro signage & a carnival games midway!

Apr 18th through Oct 31st
Fort Mason Center

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library: Spring Book Sale

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library's Spring Book Sale features more than 250,000 books, DVDs, CDs, audio books, vinyl & other forms of media. EVERYTHING is $3 or less & on Sunday, all remaining items are $1 each

Apr 15th through Apr 20th
Festival Pavilion

Slices of Life, California: Composite Photographs on Canvas, Photography by Michael Smith-Heimer

An exhibit of large-format images that capture broad "slices" of the visual environment. These photographic images are composites, merging as many as 40 images in scenes that portray large, sweeping views of locations

Jan 27th through Apr 30th
Main Office, Bldg A

Generation Theatre: The Provoked Wife

A classic comedy written by Sir John Vanbrugh in 1697, The Provoked Wife reflects upon marriage, fidelity, women & romance

Apr 17th through May 4th
Southside Theater, Bldg D

ArtMRKT San Francisco [Contemporary & Modern Art Fair]

The Bay Area’s premier contemporary & modern art fair features highly reputable galleries from around the globe, bringing some of the world’s most intriguing artists & galleries to San Francisco

May 15th through May 18th
Festival Pavilion

Young Performers Theatre: Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin helps a damsel in distress spin straw into gold for a greedy king, but only if she gives him something precious in return

Apr 26th through May 11th
Young Performers Theatre, Bldg C

Museo ItaloAmericano -- Contextere: Works by Alan Shepp & Giampietro Cudin

This exhibit features the sculpture of Italian-American artist Alan Shepp & multi-media paintings by Italian artist Giampietro (Gianni) Cudin

Feb 7th through Apr 27th
Museo Italo Americano, Bldg C

Thursdays At Readers Poetry Series

Readers Bookstore is the place to be to hear poetry & lots of it. Thursday, April 10 features Silvi Alcivar & Jorge Argueta

Apr 3rd through Apr 24th
Readers Bookstore, Bldg C

Thursdays At Readers Poetry Series

Readers Bookstore is the place to be to hear poetry & lots of it

May 1st through May 29th
Readers Bookstore, Bldg C

Museo Italo Americano: Works by Richard Annunzio Moquin & Peter Scaturro

The Museo presents "Urban Thoughts," paintings by Richard Annunzio Moquin & "Hearts In Abstraction," paintings & sculpture by Peter Scaturro

May 9th through Aug 10th
Museo Italo Americano, Bldg C

The Mexican Museum Family Sunday

FREE Family Sunday celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Mexican, Latino & Hispanic arts & culture

May 4th
The Mexican Museum, Bldg D

BATS Improv: Super Scene (Fridays) & Spring Musical (Saturdays)

Fridays in April, BATS presents Super Scene -- a fast-paced & hilarious theater competition, while Saturdays are reserved for the feel-good Spring Musical shows

Apr 4th through Apr 26th
Bayfront Theater, Bldg B

2014 Publishing Professionals Network (PPN) Conference

PPN's premier conference focuses on "Finding Your Place in the New Publishing Paradigm"

May 2nd
Fort Mason Center

The Guardsmen 2nd Annual Run for the Roses: Kentucky Derby by the Bay

The Guardsmen request the pleasure of your company at an exclusive viewing of the 140th Kentucky Derby with mint juleps, southern cuisine, lawn games & more

May 3rd
The General's Residence

Museo Italo Americano Lecture -- Da Vinci’s Knots: It’s All About the Dress

Illustrated lecture by Leonardo da Vinci lecturer Caroline Cocciardi, who unravels the mathematical mystery of the knot found on the Renaissance artist's portrait of the Mona Lisa

May 13th
Museo Italo Americano, Bldg C

San Francisco City Guides: Fort Mason Historic District Walking Tour

San Francisco City Guides offers a free walking tour -- donations gladly accepted!

Apr 11th through Apr 26th
Gatehouse

BCBG Warehouse Sale

FabFashionista LA's premier sample sale is back. This sale features more than 2,000 dresses, tops, coats, bandage skirts & more -- including fantastic cocktail dresses

May 10th
Bldg C, Room C-260

SFMOMA Artists Gallery Warehouse Sale

The SFMOMA Artists Gallery Warehouse Sale makes Bay Area contemporary art accessible & affordable

May 7th through May 11th
SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Bldg A

Watercolor & Gouache Painting

Ever wanted to try watercolors or gouache? This is your workshop to dive into these versatile mediums & learn in an encouraging environment

May 3rd through May 4th
Bldg C, Room C-362

Museo Italo Americano Film Screening -- Finding the Mother Lode: Italian Immigrants in California

Film & introduction presented by directors & producers Gianfranco Norelli & Suma Kurien

Apr 27th
Museo Italo Americano, Bldg C

BATS Improv: The Good, The Bad & The Improvised

The best of Spaghetti Westerns! Saloons. 10 Gallon Hats. Black Bart. Betrayal. Revenge. Hardship. Heroes. Heroines. New-found fortunes and fool's gold.

May 3rd through May 24th
Bayfront Theater, Bldg B

BATS Improv: Director's Cut!

A wild night of fast-paced, anything-goes improv!

May 2nd through May 23rd
Bayfront Theater, Bldg B

Fort Mason Center Farmers' Market

Sunday April 20 is the Easter egg hunt from 10:30 a.m. til 12:00 Noon! Order a spring ham from Rancho Llano Seco! Shop for strawberries, artichokes, asparagus, sugar snap peas, chard, kale & fresh flowers at the market

Apr 20th through Jun 29th
Fort Mason Center

The Mexican Museum

The Mexican Museum voices the complexity & richness of Latino art throughout the Americas, encouraging dialogue among the broadest public

Sep 11th through Aug 17th
The Mexican Museum, Bldg D

Greens Restaurant

Greens Restaurant and Greens to Go offer fresh local food

Jan 1st through Dec 31st
Greens Restaurant, Bldg A