2012's To-Do List 

The best of the Bay Area's annual events.

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Noir City East Bay author Eddie Muller's annual film noir extravaganza always manages to dig up a few "new" old hardboiled movies you never heard of, peppered with appearances by the original stars and filmmakers. Easy to get hooked on, hard to swear off of. Typically held in January. Various Bay Area locations. NoirCity.com

Oakland Chinatown Lunar New Year Bazaar Two-day celebration held in the heart of Oakland Chinatown features vendors selling traditional new year decorations, flowers, gifts, candies, and more, dragon and lion dancing, martial arts, Chinese cultural music, and a "Little Prince & Princess" contest. Typically held in late-January, early-February. 9th and Franklin streets and Pacific Renaissance Plaza, Oakland. OaklandChinatownChamber.org

SF Sketchfest The Bay Area's biggest and best-known comedy festival. Typically held January-February. Various locations. SFSketchfest.com 

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