San Francisco July 2019 Calendar of Unique Events
Published By Dean Badessa
What's happening this month in San Francisco
Courtesy of Dean Badessa
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July 1 – snap + share: transmitting photographs from mail art to social networks SFMOMA - Whether through early examples of 1960s and ’70s mail art, physical piles of pictures uploaded to the Internet over a 24-hour period, or a working refrigerator that allows participatory meme-making, visitors can trace the evolution of sharing photographs. VISIT THE SITE

July 2 – Be Natural: The Untold Story Of Alice Guy-BlacheThe Roxie Theatre - Narrated by Jodie Foster, Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché is a documentary about the first female filmmaker, which explores the heights of fame and financial success she achieved before she was shut out from the very industry she helped create. VISIT THE SITE

July 3 – Daria Martin: Tonight the WorldContemporary Jewish Museum - An immersive and atmospheric environment, Tonight the World stages a series of intimate encounters with an extensive archive of Stiassni’s dream diaries. VISIT THE SITE

July 4 – 2019 4th of July Fireworks CruisePier 43 1/2 - With views of Alcatraz Island and the Golden Gate Bridge in the distance, we’ll position near the location of the fireworks to ensure best possible views for all guests aboard. VISIT THE SITE

July 5 – A Tribute To Aretha Franklin, Nat King Cole & More With The SF SymphonyDavies Symphony Hall - Renowned Broadway actor/vocalist Capathia Jenkins and Denzal Sinclaire perform a showstopping tribute to some of the most genre-defining voices in American music. VISIT THE SITE

July 6 – Yerba Buena Gardens Festival Presents Aireene Espiritu – A Tribute To Sugar Pie DesantoEsplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens - Philippine-born singer/songwriter Aireene Espiritu, delivers a brilliant hat tip to an overlooked master with Back Where I Belon, a project focusing on songs by or associated with Sugar Pie DeSanto. VISIT THE SITE

July 7 – Liu Jianhua: Collected LettersAsian Art Museum - Liu’s striking installation links the building’s past as San Francisco’s Main Library with the museum’s distinctly forward-looking mission. VISIT THE SITE

July 8 – When Republicans Were ProgressiveCommonwealth Club of Ca – Dave Durenberger in conversation with George Hammond. VISIT THE SITE

July 9 – Brit Floyd World Tour 2019: 40 Years Of The WallThe Warfield - Brit Floyd, the world's greatest Pink Floyd tribute show, returns in 2019 with its most ambitious and biggest production yet; a very special 40th Anniversary celebration of Pink Floyd's iconic rock opera, 'The Wall'. VISIT THE SITE

July 10 – Brad Barton, Reality Thief - Magic, Mentalism, and MischiefLost Church - Brad Barton is one of the finest magicians you’ll have the pleasure to see. VISIT THE SITE

July 11 – LUNAFEST 2019Randall Museum - The Golden Gate Mothers Group’s Diversity and Inclusion and Just for Moms Committees invite you to a benefit screening of LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities. VISIT THE SITE

July 12 – Still HereMOAD - Still Here explores stories of migration, displacement, and survival in films by eight artists that represent a spectrum of the African Diaspora. VISIT THE SITE

July 13 – SF Opera Presents Schwabacher Summer ConcertSF Conservatory of Music - Some of the most exciting moments in opera come to life as Merola’s young artists perform staged scenes from Lucia di Lammermoor, Il trovatore, Faust, Die schweigsame Frau, and La rondine. Performances in French, German, and Italian. VISIT THE SITE

July 14 – Renegade San FranciscoFort Mason Festival Pavilion - Sip on a craft cocktail as you shop from the country’s 280+ foremost Makers and Designers, groove to vinyl DJ sets and enjoy bites from local food trucks. VISIT THE SITE

July 15 – Mickey & Minnie CartoonsWalt Disney Family Museum – This month we are showcasing a compilation of various Mickey and Minnie shorts that highlight the breadth of their illustrious careers. VISIT THE SITE

July 16 – Ed Hardy: Deeper Than SkindeYoung Museum - The first museum retrospective of renowned tattoo artist and California native Ed Hardy tracks his goal of elevating the tattoo from its subculture status to an important visual art form. VISIT THE SITE

July 17 – 13th Annual SFFFestival 2019 Opening Night PartyPiano Fight - This year celebrating its 13th year of bringing amazing film, art, and music to the Bay Area. VISIT THE SITE

July 18 – Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles – SFJFF39’s Opening Night FilmCastro Theatre - The documentary tells the story behind Broadway musical "Fiddler on The Roof" and its creative roots in early 1960s New York. VISIT THE SITE

July 19 – 2019 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Presents Siesta Key1695 18th Street - Through shifting time, ambiguous TV-style interviews, and unreliable narrators, Siesta Key investigates the complexity of moral absolutism, its personal cost, and the elusiveness of truth in acts of hate. VISIT THE SITE

July 20 – Orchids In The Park SF County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park - View orchids on display from local growers and purchase plants and supplies from vendors from all over the world. VISIT THE SITE

July 21 – San Francisco Lamb Jam 2019Golden Gate Club - Come eat, sip, play and explore at this epic gastronomic experience and culinary competition that brings together 16 of San Francisco’s most talented chefs to vie for the title of Lamb Jam San Francisco Champion. VISIT THE SITE

July 22 – Passport To The Universe Academy of Sciences - Embark on an exhilarating, thought-provoking adventure thousands of light-years in the making in the Academy’s newest planetarium show. VISIT THE SITE

July 23 –Art Of PeaceYBCA - Art of Peace is a collaborative exhibition that features art and artists raising awareness about the continued escalation of death due to gun violence in our country. VISIT THE SITE

July 24 Bob Ruben Punchline Comedy Club – This San Francisco stand-up comedy legend is a strange cat with a wild history whose material is thoroughly original, incredibly detailed and conjures vivid images. VISIT THE SITE

July 25 – After Dark: Out Of This WorldThe Exploratorium – Lose yourself in over 650 interactive exhibits exploring perception, art, and science at our adults-only After Dark. VISIT THE SITE

July 26 – Voice For The VoicelessOld First Church - A program celebrating women of a variety of ages, backgrounds, and social status featuring three World Premieres and two sets of carefully curated music from the 20th and 21st centuries. VISIT THE SITE

July 27 – African-American Shakespeare Company Presents MacbethTaub Atrium Theatre - This Macbeth is a modern translated version created by Migdalia Cruz. VISIT THE SITE

July 28 – Stern Grove Festival Presents SF Ballet19th & Sloat - A summer favorite returns when San Francisco Ballet, under the leadership of Artistic Director Helgi Tomasson, performs a selection of highlights from their current repertory at Stern Grove Festival. VISIT THE SITE

July 29 – Mark Ruwedel: Westward The Course Of EmpireCa Historical Society - Coinciding with the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad, the California Historical Society presents Mark Ruwedel: Westward the Course of Empire. VISIT THE SITE

July 30 – Then They Came For Me: Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II and the Demise of Civil LibertiesThe Presidio, Future Without Violence Headquarters - The story of the forced removal of 120,000 Japanese American citizens and legal residents from their homes on the West Coast during World War II without due process.​  VISIT THE SITE

July 31 – Strange Days: Dada, Surrealism, and the Book Legion Of Honor - Strange Days: Dada, Surrealism, and the Book brings together rarely seen work from several of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, including Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, Man Ray, Joan Miró, Louise Bourgeois, and others. VISIT THE SITE

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