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What’s Happening This Week: 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

Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center

Jeepney Guy offers deep-fried, smokey kettle pork chunks, tantalizing boneless lechon roast & Flip Dips -- French-dip-inspired sandwiches featuring smoked adobo pork. Off the Grid: Fort Mason Center has many vendors, retro signage & carnival games

Apr 25th through Oct 31st
Fort Mason Center

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

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

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

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

San Francisco City Guides: Fort Mason Historic District Walking Tour

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

Apr 26th

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

Fort Mason Center Farmers' Market

Shop for blueberries, artichokes, asparagus, sugar snap peas, proteas & other fresh flowers at the market

Apr 20th through Jun 29th
Fort Mason Center

The Mexican Museum: La Cocina: The Culinary Treasures of Rosa Covarrubias & Dialogos Graficos: Posada To the Present

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

Apr 23rd through Jan 18th
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