Located at the Douglas Beach House, the BDDS is a non-profit organization that brings classical and jazz performances to a San Francisco crowd, with an ocean-view to boot.
Spanning a period of some 3,000 years, the museum holds a phenomenal array of everyday artifacts such as cooking pots, grinding stones, lamps, and agricultural implements from ancient Palestine along with colorful Greek and Cypriot ceramics, scarabs from Egypt, cuneiform tablets from ancient Mesopotamia, and over 300 historic Bibles from around the world.
The Historic BAL Theatre is the East Bay’s home for family entertainment, special events, live music, comedy, magic, documentaries, lectures, sci-fi & horror films, foreign films, independent films, Spanish, classic films, and more.
Shows usually cost $5 at this all-ages warehouse/gallery near the 16th St. Mission BART in SF, and the money often goes to benefit some worthy activist cause. Balazo 18 features a variety of punk, avant-garde, and underground acts, plus contemporary paintings by Dylan Anderson and Andres Cisneros. Spare, with a new floor, two couches, and a few crouching spaces to escape all the moshpit upheaval, this venue is relatively clean except for the pervasive smell of what appears to be eau de three-day-old corpse.
You can dance, drink, and most definitely eat at this German-American restaurant and tavern, where the Wiener Schnitzel comes veggie-optional and live music fills the room every weekend. If the weather's nice, sit out on the cedar patio and sip on Belgium ale and other tasty beer offerings in bottle or on tap.
Barbara Anderson Gallery & Framing blends the practical with the ornamental, offering picture frames and framing services in addition to art displays.
Housed in a statuesque brick building, this gallery specializes in site specific works. The art displayed here relies on the gallery's space, creating a comprehensive experience in experimental art.
The Bayfront Theatre is located at the Fort Mason Center, a popular waterfront destination in San Francisco that hosts a variety of programs, events and performances. The Bayfront Theatre is home to the popular BATS improv and sketch comedy group.
A non-profit dance center with classes including hip-hip, salsa, zydeco, ballet, rhythm tap, and more.
The Lesher Center for the Arts gallery displays work by contemporary and historic artists alike.