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First Amendment, better known by its abbreviated name 1AM, is a unique art gallery dedicated to urban artwork. The United States Constitution's First Amendment is about the freedom of speech, and this gallery shows how that right can be displayed through street art. Discover riveting graffiti, murals, exhibitions, and more. The gallery also hosts wonderful events, workshops, and classes.
The Roxie, built long before the multiplex era, is one of San Francisco's last independent cinemas. It programs an eccentric repertory schedule that is a cinema goer's dream. It showcases some rarely seen but fabulous films that were quality-made with not a single marketing campaign in sight. It also booked the controversial documentary Kurt & Courtney when no other theater in the country would touch it. The Roxie also host a number of popular film festivals. A registered non-profit since 2009, this lovely piece of SF heritage is well worth seeking out. Check their website for show times, ticketing information, educational programs, membership details, rentals and more.
On one of the city's busiest commercial streets, the Warfield hosts huge bands all week long. From Brian Setzer to Ministry, the biggest names play at the historic Warfield. Note the ornate Victorian moldings on ceilings and walls in this well maintained Victorian theater, charms everyone.
Are you in the mood for a delicious meal and then maybe some bowling afterwards? If yes, Bowling Club right in the heart of the Mission District is the place for you to try. Six state-of-the-art bowling lanes at reasonable prices are waiting for you to strike. You can even plan private events and parties here. Thanks to the in-house restaurant, the brunch and dinner offerings are quite elaborate. A special treat is the fried chicken by Chef Frank Mitchell, which comes highly recommended. For more information on prices and booking details, check the website.
This stunning performing arts space is a treasure trove of shows like comedy, poetry, music, theater, film screenings and more. Complete with a dazzling cabaret stage and two theater stages, PianoFight has carved a niche by feature fresh works by unconventional and new artists. A spirited and thriving community-space, it works cohesively with locals to make the creative scene of Tenderloin more dynamic and vivacious. Bear witness to breathtaking cultural performances while relishing flavorsome burgers and scintillating concoctions from their much-admired restaurant.
Serving the community for many years, disabled artists from diverse occupations and backgrounds put up their work on display. It is the medium of art that is the uniting force between them as it provides common ground for different people to express themselves without any barrier. Portraying a wide range of feelings and works on canvas, these disabled artists have come up with some fantastic pieces of art proving that simply being disabled is not a hindrance to ingenuity. Come to Creativity Explored for a glimpse into this colorful world and to encourage these artists.