The Five Senses of Community

Little Raven Gallery 1015 Howard St., San Francisco, CA

Join us for a transmedia exploration of what makes & breaks community in the year 2021.  How has a year of involuntary isolation for some...

$10

Susan Orlean

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1992, Susan Orlean has written with wit and endless curiosity...

$36

Adam Schiff

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Thursday, October 14, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Congressman Adam Schiff represents California’s 28th Congressional District. In his 11th term in the House of...

$49

The Hollywood Muse Masked Ball

Bird & Beckett Books and Records 653 Chenery St, San Francisco , CA

Bird and Beckett Bookstore 653 Cheney San Francisco, Ca 415-586-3733 www.birdbeckett.com Poet, Tony Seymour Violinist, India Cooke Piano, Bill Crossman The Hollywood Muse Masked Ball:...

$20.00

Amy Tan & Michael Krasny

The Commons, KQED Headquarters 2601 Mariposa Street, San Francisco

Author Amy Tan joins KQED veteran and literature professor Michael Krasny for a conversation on how personal and cultural histories fuse with imagination in her...

$10

Chef Bryant Terry

Chef Bryant Terry joins "Check Please! Bay Area" Producer Cecilia Phillips to discuss his new book, Black Food, which explores Black foodways around the U.S....

$15

9th Ave: Teresa K. Miller with Roxane Beth Johnson and Jenny Qi

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Join us on Friday, October 22nd at 7pm PT when Teresa K. Miller is joined by fellow poets Roxane Beth Johnson and Jenny Qi to celebrate her collection, Borderline Fortune, at...

Free

Reza Azlan and Jessica Jackley

Friday, October 29, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Join Reza Aslan and Jessica Jackley for a conversation on empathy and community. The two are partners in...

$36

Rebecca Solnit and Jenny Odell

Dance Palace 503 B St, Point Reyes Station, CA

An in-person event to celebrate the release of Orwell's Roses Facebook Twitter Pinterest  Saturday, October 30, 2021 - 6:00pm Dance Palace 503 B St Point Reyes Station, CA 94956...

Free

Lauren Groff

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Lauren Groff is the author of six books of fiction, the most recent the novel...

$36

Jelani Cobb

Friday, November 5, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Jelani Cobb is a historian, a professor of journalism at Columbia University, and has been...

$36

Natashia Deón & Rebecca Solnit

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Friday, November 19, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Natashia Deón is a 2017 NAACP Image Award Nominee and author of the...

Free

Tongo Eisen-Martin

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Tongo Eisen-Martin is the current poet laureate of San Francisco. He is the author of Heaven...

$36

The 54th California International Antiquarian Book Fair

The Oakland Marriott City Center 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA

One of the world’s largest antiquarian book fairs with over 100 booksellers from the United States and around the globe.  The annual Book Fair features...

$10 – $25

9th Ave: Tobey Hiller with Thaisa Frank

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Join us on Wednesday, February 16th at 7pm PT when Tobey Hiller is joined by Thaisa Frank to celebrate her latest book, Flight Advice: a fabulary, at 9th Ave! Mask...

Free

9th Ave: Isaac Fellman with Charlie Jane Anders

Green Apple Books 9th Avenue 1231 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Join us on Tuesday, February 22nd at 7pm PT when Isaac Fellman celebrates the launch of his new novel, Dead Collections, with Charlie Jane Anders at 9th Ave! This event...

Free

Afternoon Craft Conversations with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge 928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575 View...

Free

Kristi Yamaguchi with Forum

The Commons, KQED Headquarters 2601 Mariposa Street, San Francisco

Bay Area native, Olympic gold medalist and Dancing with the Stars winner, Kristi Yamaguchi, joins Forum to talk figure skating, the winter Olympics, life after...

$10

Afternoon Craft Conversation with Ruchika Tomar

De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge 928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:30 p.m. LOCATION: De La Salle Hall: Hagerty Lounge, 1928 St. Marys Road, Moraga, CA 94575 View...

Free

Richard Powers

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Monday, April 25, 2022 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS Richard Powers is the author of thirteen novels, including the 2019 novel The Overstory, which won the...

$36

An Evening with Neil Gaiman

Sydney Goldstein Theater 275 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 7:30pm Pacific Time Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater TICKETS “Gaiman is, simply put, a treasure-house of story, and we are lucky to have...

$49

Migrant Futures: Undocumented Poets Series

Medicine For Nightmares 3036th 24th Street, San Francisco, CA

Poetry, performance, and conversation with curator and host Javier O. Huerta featuring: Jennif(f)er Tamayo + Aline Mello + Alan Pelaez Lopez Thursday May 5 Doors...

Free

Migrant Futures: Undocumented Poets Series

Medicine For Nightmares 3036th 24th Street, San Francisco, CA

Poetry, performance, and conversation with curator and host Javier O. Huerta featuring: Javier Zamora + Gladys Wangeci Gitau-Damaskos + Yosimar Reyes Friday May 6 Doors...