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Paper/Garment” showcases the fashions created by students, ages 9-12, from SFArtsED Summer Fashion Camp. [Noon-6 p.m., 2291 Third St., S.F.] (Courtesy photo)

July 16: Keb’ Mo’, Beat poetry and more

Who’s in town Travel writer Christopher P. Baker shares tips about visiting…

 

San Clemente’s Fu Manchu celebrates its 25th anniversary by playing “King Of The Road” in its entirety. [9:30 p.m., Bottom of the Hill, 1233 17th St., S.F.] (Courtesy Photo)

July 15: Fu Manchu, Doug Benson and more

Who’s in town Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who led the American offensive against…

 

Comedian Janine Brito, who has appeared on “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell,” is performing. [8 p.m., Punch Line Comedy Club, 444 Battery St., S.F.] Courtesy photo

July 14: Janine Brito, Bastille Day and more

Who’s in town Ernest Cline, whose book “Ready Player One” is being…

 

Trails from Phoenix Lake rise to a brilliant vista known as Bald Hill.  (Courtesy WeekendSherpa.com)

July 10-11: Veruca Salt, Phono Del Sol and more

A great hike Bald is beautiful: The north side of Mount Tam…

Trails from Phoenix Lake rise to a brilliant vista known as Bald Hill.  (Courtesy WeekendSherpa.com)
Latin sounds: Latin rock band Ozomatli is performing with Oakland-born drummer Sheila E. [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga] (Courtesy Photo)

July 9: Masanori Murakami, comedy and more

Who’s in town Portland writer Lidia Yuknavitch is discussing her new novel,…

Latin sounds: Latin rock band Ozomatli is performing with Oakland-born drummer Sheila E. [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga] (Courtesy Photo)
Vic Mensa is photographed backstage during the 2015 Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Columbia, Md. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)

June 29: LGBT youth, Vic Mensa and more

Who’s in town Michael B. Oren, Israel’s former ambassador to the United…

Vic Mensa is photographed backstage during the 2015 Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sunday, May 31, 2015, in Columbia, Md. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Photographer Mariette Pathy Allen’s “TransCuba,” which looks into the increasingly open lives of trans and gay communities in Havana, opens with a reception. [6 p.m., RayKo Photo Center, 428 Third St., S.F.]

June 25: “TransCuba,” Floetry and more

Who’s in town Best-selling writer Karen Joy Fowler, whose book “The Jane…

Photographer Mariette Pathy Allen’s “TransCuba,” which looks into the increasingly open lives of trans and gay communities in Havana, opens with a reception. [6 p.m., RayKo Photo Center, 428 Third St., S.F.]
Set high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mount Madonna County Park comprises 3,200 acres of beautiful secluded land filled with redwoods, hiking trails, four campgrounds and five awesome yurts. (COURTESY WEEKENDSHERPA.COM)

June 19-20: Warped Tour, City Hall party and more

A great hike Glamping with Madonna: Set high in the Santa Cruz…

Set high in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mount Madonna County Park comprises 3,200 acres of beautiful secluded land filled with redwoods, hiking trails, four campgrounds and five awesome yurts. (COURTESY WEEKENDSHERPA.COM)
Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, subject of the film “Love & Mercy,” shares a bill with Rodriguez, star of the Oscar-winning “Searching for Sugar Man.” [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga] (AP/INVISION/ Casey Curry)

June 18: Brian Wilson, Rodriguez and “Magicians”

Who’s in town Lev Grossman is marking the paperback release of “The…

Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson, subject of the film “Love & Mercy,” shares a bill with Rodriguez, star of the Oscar-winning “Searching for Sugar Man.” [7:30 p.m., Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Road, Saratoga] (AP/INVISION/ Casey Curry)
Grammy-winning country-rock singer Shelby Lynne is playing music from her latest album, “I Can Imagine.” [7:30 p.m., SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin St., S.F.] [COURTESY PHOTO]

June 15: Shelby Lynne, Maggie Nelson and more

Who’s in town Asali Solomon’s debut novel, “Disgruntled,” follows a restless 8-year-old…

Grammy-winning country-rock singer Shelby Lynne is playing music from her latest album, “I Can Imagine.” [7:30 p.m., SFJAZZ Center, 201 Franklin St., S.F.] [COURTESY PHOTO]
JOHNNYSWIM, which taps the folk-rock power of married couple Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez, is touring to promote the full-length album “Diamonds.” [COURTESY PHOTO]

June 16: JOHNNYSWIM, pigeon feet and more

Who’s in town North Korean defector Joseph Kim, author of “Under the…

JOHNNYSWIM, which taps the folk-rock power of married couple Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez, is touring to promote the full-length album “Diamonds.” [COURTESY PHOTO]
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June 14: Sunday Streets, Doobie Brothers and more

Something to read The Argonauts By Maggie Nelson ($23) The Bay Area…

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Sunday Streets: The Great Highway from Sloat Boulevard to Lincoln Way will be closed to cars and open to people biking, walking and skating (and dancing).

June 12-14: World Cup viewing, Docfest and more

A GREAT ADVENTURE Weekend Sherpa Adventure Challenge: Here comes the 2015 Weekend…

Sunday Streets: The Great Highway from Sloat Boulevard to Lincoln Way will be closed to cars and open to people biking, walking and skating (and dancing).
Courtesy Knight Lights Photography

Chinese New Year: How to celebrate Year of the Ram

TODAY Chinatown New Year Run 7 a.m. registration; 8 a.m. start Grant…

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courtesy sfbike.org<p>Coffee Club: Calling all women who ride (or who want to ride) bicycles: The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's Women Bike SF program

Feb. 6-7: Black History Month, baseball films and more

A great bike ride Coffee Club: Calling all women who ride (or…

courtesy sfbike.org<p>Coffee Club: Calling all women who ride (or who want to ride) bicycles: The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's Women Bike SF program
Courtesy Kee PhotoMiss Chinatown USA 2014 Karen Li

Chinese New Year: Events around The City

THURSDAY Chinese lantern-making workshop 1 to 3 p.m. South Sunset Activity Center…

Courtesy Kee PhotoMiss Chinatown USA 2014 Karen Li
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July 31: Tuku music and more S.F. events

Who's in town Comedian Adam Ray, whose credits include "Two Broke Girls,"…

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July 24: Cumbia jams and other S.F. events

Who's in town Nigerian artist Ibitayo Ojomo discusses his paintings and the…

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June 21 – 23: Bike rides, Pride festivities, and more S.F. events

On the townFRIDAY Pinter drama: Off Broadway West Theatre Company presents Harold…

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