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Not For Fun Only: The Interval

While at Fort Mason today I discovered that the Long Now Foundation has remade its vague storefront space into a fancy bar called The Interval.

Not For Fun Only: Bookish Beasts

This Sunday afternoon, as the final game of World Cup 2014 got underway, the Center for Sex & Culture hosted a small zine fest. The offerings were eclectic.

Not For Fun Only: Outdoor Movie: Frozen

Saturday night Union Square was filled with young people & families waiting for a free outdoor showing of Disney’s Frozen.

Not For Fun Only: Merola Opera: A Streetcar Named Desire

Thursday night I saw Merola Opera's production of André Previn's opera version of A Streetcar Named Desire.

Jul 9

Not For Fun Only: Casting for Merola Opera's Don Giovanni

Karen Chia-Ling Ho, Rhys Lloyd Talbot,
Edward Nelson, Amanda Woodbury
  Photo credit: Kristen Loken

The Merola Opera Program has announced casting for its 2 staged performances of Don Giovanni at the end of this month.

Jul 8

Not For Fun Only: PCBA BookWorks 2014

The 6th floor of the Main Library currently has a large exhibit of artists’ books by members of the Pacific Center for the Book Arts.

Jul 8

Not For Fun Only: Asian Art: Gorgeous

This past Sunday afternoon I took advantage of a free day at the Asian Art Museum to see Gorgeous, an exhibit mixing works from the museum with objects from the SFMOMA.

Jul 7

Not For Fun Only: SF Opera: La Traviata

Over the weekend I heard the 2nd cast of San Francisco Opera's summer production of La Traviata.

Jul 2

Not For Fun Only: Belgium vs. USA

Yesterday afternoon it was clear that a lot of people in the Financial District were taking an extra long lunch to watch the USA play Belgium in the World Cup.

Jul 2

Not For Fun Only: Mozart's Gran Partita at Old St. Mary's

On Tuesday I attended the inaccurately named Noontime Concert at Old St. Mary’s & heard George Cleve conductor members of the Midsummer Mozart Festival Orchestra in Mozart’s Gran Partita.