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San Francisco has a lot to celebrate this week. The Chinese New Year Parade is back with more than 100 participating organizations in the parade and a New Year flower fair and street fair. Another San Francisco favorite-beer!-brings enthusiasts and producers from throughout California together for SF Beer Week. Film aficionados will have plenty to do at SF Indie Fest and club-goers can party at the 10-year anniversary of Opel, a local nightlife staple. With romance in the air before Valentine's Day< a number of special events are planned, including Love on Wheels: Bike Coalition Dating Game. Check out our Valentine's Guide for more ideas on last-minute plans for the holiday.

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at Fox Theater

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at 330 Ritch
at Temple

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at DNA Lounge
Bourbon & Bull NightLife
at Cal Academy of Sciences

ZAP Zin Festival
at Concourse Exhibition Center
Valentines Event Offer
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
at Magic Theatre (7pm)

Enjoy Lloyd Suh's Biblical prequel about the world's most famous rebel -- before he found his cause. Two years after his hit play, American Hwangap, Lloyd Suh is back with a contemporary parable imagining a wild stretch in the lost years of Jesus Christ...
at Amoeba Music (6pm)

Join Ben Kweller and Amoeba Music in celebration of the release of Go Fly A Kite, his fifth studio album and a triumphant debut for his Austin-based label, The Noise Company...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
at Public Works (7pm)

Lovelorn lovebirds each quiz three possible dates (hidden from their view) and choose one to ride off with, on a date provided by one of our fine sponsors...
at City Hall (5:30pm - 7:30pm)

Seeing Double offers a chance to view a selection of over 60 of the best photographs featured in the first five years of the award-winning quarterly magazine DOUBLEtruck. The exhibition is a virtual time capsule...
Thursday, February 9, 2012
at Amoeba Music (6pm)

Lana Del Rey releases her much-anticipated debut album, Born To Die, on January 31st and celebrates with a live show at Amoeba San Francisco!
at Roxie Theater (7pm)

An awesome abundance of awesomeness with a mightily monstrous mix of maverick movies and mayhem.
from Gough to Steiner (4pm - 8pm)

The tasting event will be located throughout Union Street from Gough to Steiner and on Fillmore Street from Union to Lombard and will include restaurants and merchants offering wine samples, finger foods and special treats.
at AT&T Park (7pm)

Join San Francisco General Hospital Foundation for an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and live music on the field of AT&T Park in San Francisco. This party, twice voted 'Best of the Bay Area'...
Valentines Event Offer
Friday, February 10, 2012
at various locations

Another exciting SF Beer Week this year! Tons of events have been put together for SF Beer Week in an amazing, ten-day celebration. A showcase of the Bay Area's brewing heritage with as many as 150 events. The week will be anchored by...
at various locations

Another exciting SF Beer Week this year! Tons of events have been put together for SF Beer Week in an amazing, ten-day celebration. A showcase of the Bay Area's brewing heritage with as many as 150 events. The week will be anchored by...
at Mezzanine (9pm - 4am)

"Dirtybird is back at Mezzanine for the first phase of our 2012 quarterly. This time, we have the whole crew!"
at Mighty (10pm)

Jeno & Garth have been slinging records side by side for 20 years since setting sail at Baker Beach - the first of a 6 year run of somewhat legendary FULL MOON parties. The renegade WICKED Sound System was thus born!
at DNA Lounge (10pm)

Tyler Blake and Michael David, childhood friends, started a DJ duo in the suburbs of LA and by their early twenties Classixx began to redefine the sound for the Los Angeles electronic music scene. Changing it from the banger-driven electro that had been dominating dance floors, to their smooth blend of disco...
at Slim's (9pm)

The festival runs February 10-19 and will feature some of the best of the best, from living legends, hot touring bands, and local favorites. It's 10 days of craziness, concerts, kids' shows, jam sessions, workshops, an old-time square dance, and much much more!
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Starts at Market at 2nd (5pm)

Named one of the world's top ten parades, Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is the largest celebration of its kind outside of Asia. Over 100 units will participate in the parade, many of the floats and specialty units will feature the theme of this year's...
at CELLspace (8pm)

IndieFest not responsible for alcohol influenced roller skating wipe outs!
at Mezzanine (9pm)

If you've been clubbing in San Francisco in the last 10 years, then you know Opel. Starting out as a small outfit to throw vibe centric parties with a conscious twist, they've continued to provide a consistent haven of fun with friendly crowds, creative productions, and cutting edge music...
at Fort Mason Center (10am - 3pm)

Over 2000 Dresses, tops, bandage skirts, cashmere & more. Including fabulous cocktail dresses for Valentine's Day. Free Parking.
at Slide (10am - 3pm)

KSHMR aka Cyranizzy aka Niles from The Cataracs is responsible for more hit records than you probably know, including Dev's platinum hits "Like A G6" and "Dancing in the Dark" as well as David Guetta and Snoop Dogg "Sweat" and records for The New Boyz, Hyper Crush and many more...
at Root Division (7pm)

Root Division presents MFA Now 2012, an archive project featuring over 140 Bay Area MFA Candidates and juried exhibition presenting nineteen of those artists' work...
Valentines Guide
Sunday, February 12, 2012
at Festival Pavilion (11am - 5pm)

Internationally recognized galleries, each specializing in museum-quality, pre-1940s tribal, textile, and folk art, display collectible and prized possessions. Artifacts represented originate from the Americas, Southeast Asia, the Oceania islands, Middle East, Cook and Solomon islands, Polynesia, and Indonesia...
at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (8am - 7pm)

"At America's Got Talent, we're all excited to get to see new talent and give them the opportunity to perform on TV (and, who knows, maybe even win our top prize). Good Luck and hope to see you there!"
Monday, February 13, 2012
at Rickshaw Stop (8pm)

Translating songwriter Evan Abeele's experience with classical modes and modern ambient composition, Memoryhouse create vivid depictions of surrealist beauty, unfolding with crystalline clarity and with a gentle vulnerability both lush and subtle...
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