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Weekend Planner: January 26th, 2024


View of San Francico,with Bay Bridge in the background.

Happy Friday Everyone! You've worked hard all week, and now it's time to have fun! Getting out and enjoying the beautiful Bay Area, as well as enjoying the company of friends old and new, is great for your mental health. So check out some of our favorite events from around the Bay that you can attend this weekend!

Click on any of the event titles for a link to the event.


 

Friday, January 26th

 

Golden Hour Queer Filmmaking

The Arbor, San Francisco

5 PM, Ages: 21+

Free


Join us this Friday September 1st for Golden Hour: A queer filmmaker mixer and social at The Arbor as part of the Alchemy Film Foundation programming.


We will be holding these end of week gatherings every Friday from 5-8pm as a way to celebrate queer voices in cinema and build community with in indie filmmaking in the Bay Area.


Folks in all areas of film are invited including allies, directors, screenwriters, crew, actors, musicians, artists, activists, producers, investors, editors and animators. Whethere you have been in the filmmaking community for decades or are new the medium, all are welcome.


The Arbor and Alchemy Film Foundation is located at 465 S. Van Ness Ave SF, CA. We look forward to seeing you there.


 

Roller Rink

The Church of Eight Wheels, San Francisco

5 PM, Ages: All

$10


Fridays are always a great time to go roller skating. This is a session where kids and families skate along with anyone that's in the mode to get their skate groove on early!!! Please skate safely. All participants must please follow the direction of the rink personnel.


Skate Rental are available for $5.00, but not included with the purchase of your ticket.


NO REFUNDS!!! Attendees are NOT allowed to transfer their registration between this event and another event. Be sure you are selecting the proper date and time you want to skate.


To speed up the process at the door please have your scan codes ready to scan. Ticket scan codes can be found at the bottom of your confirmation email with tickets attached. Thank you everyone for being patient and understanding while we try to adapt to our new system.


 

Saturday, January 27th

 

Hypecon Bay Area Convention

South San Francisco Convention Center, San Francisco

11 AM, Ages: 21+

$10


Hype Con is a convention dedicated to the hottest items on the market under one roof! BTS, Cards, Funko, Pokemon, Toys and Sneakers!


Come join us at Hype Con Bay Area!


Bringing all of today's hypest items under one roof! Whether you are a BTS fan, a Hypebeast, a card collector, toy collector or a Funko collector, we got you! Buy, Sell, Trade, and Wheel and Deal. Come and hunt for your grails! Meet and network with local collectors/fans!


Need to get cashed out on your sneakers or streetwear? No problem! We will have buyers at booths who will make an offer and cash you out. No wagons or carts are allowed on the floor. You can only bring in what you can carry.


The official Hype Con booth will be bringing you some deals and giveaways. Nothing like that feeling of coming out with a W!


B est of all, our sponsors donate awesome prizes worth hundreds of dollars to give away!


It's an event you do not want to miss! See you there!


ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS.

 

21st Annual Noir City Film Festival

Grand Lake Theater, Oakland

7:30 PM, Ages: All

$20

The world's most popular film noir festival, NOIR CITY, returns to Oakland's Grand Lake Theatre January 19-28, 2024, for its 21st year.


7:30

Elevator to the Gallows | Ascenseur pour l’échafaud

France, 1958. Dir. Louis Malle. 91 min.

Louis Malle bridges classic noir and the French New Wave with peerless style. An adulterous couple’s slick plot to murder the woman’s husband collides with a pair of bungling teens acting out their nihilistic crime-movie fantasies. Jeanne Moreau is immortalized as she takes the greatest nocturnal stroll in cinema history as Miles Davis’ improvised score caresses her like a night breeze. Meanwhile, Maurice Ronet’s attempts to escape a stalled elevator become a mesmerizing visual poem of entrapment. French noir doesn’t come any cooler than this.

In French with English subtitles


9:30

Strongroom

United Kingdom, 1962. Dir. Vernon Sewell. 80 min.

A programmer with no well-known actors, this obscurity exploits a unique premise: A trio of crooks knocks over a suburban London bank at Saturday closing, leaving the manager and his secretary locked in the vault. Dissention roils the gang, however, when they realize Monday is Easter holiday and the captives will suffocate before being discovered. Not wanting to add murder their résumés, the crooks must break back into the bank while still evading capture. A film that had been all-but-forgotten—until this NOIR CITY revival!


 

Sunday, January 28th

 

Downtown Santa Cruz Makers Market

District Six, San Francisco

2 PM, Ages: All

$5


Join us for a fun-filled family-friendly watch party as we cheer on the Niners!


Join us for the Championship Watch Party | Family Friendly event!


Come and enjoy an exciting day filled with sports, fun, and family-friendly entertainment. We invite you to gather with fellow sports enthusiasts at District Six, the perfect location to witness the thrilling competition.


On Sunday, January 28, 2024, the event kicks off at 12:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time). Get ready to cheer on your favorite team as they battle it out for the NFC championship title.


At this family-friendly event, we have something for everyone. Kids can engage in various activities, including face painting, games, and much more. While you enjoy the intense matches, rest assured knowing that your little ones are having a blast.


Indulge in a wide range of delectable snacks and refreshing beverages available at our food stalls. Take a break from the excitement and refuel yourself with tasty treats.


Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience the thrill of the championship alongside your loved ones. Mark your calendars and make sure to arrive early to secure a great spot.


Join us at District Six for an unforgettable Championship Watch Party | Family Friendly event!

 
Cheaper Than Therapy Comedy Festival

533 Sutter, San Francisco

8 PM, Ages: 18+

$25


San Francisco stand-up comedy every Wed @8pm, Thu @8pm, Fri-Sat @8 & 10pm, and Sun @8pm. No drink minimum.


Cheaper Than Therapy offers a healthy dose of live stand-up comedy every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, year-round. Located in San Francisco's historic Shelton Theater in the heart of Union Square, Cheaper Than Therapy is convenient to get to, whether you live in the Bay Area or are just visiting.


Check out our reviews on Yelp, Google, and Facebook.


About the show


Each show features five to six hand-picked, experienced comedians and an occasional guest drop-in.


Please arrive at the theater by 7:45pm to check in with the box office. The bar opens at 7pm, and the show starts at 8pm. Last seating is at 8:20pm.


The theater has a full bar with no drink minimum. Come early for craft drinks and great seats!


The show always ends by 9:30pm. For a list of restaurant recommendations in the area, please visit our website.


We encourage everyone 21+ to party with us at the Shelton Theater bar.


Frequently asked questions


Is there an age requirement?

The show is for mature audience members of 18+ only.

Is there a drink minimum?

No, there is no drink minimum.

What if I'm late?

This is a live show, and we want everyone to have a great time. As a courtesy to the performers and audience, we will not seat those who arrive after 8:20pm. If you are unable to make it by this time, please let us know. We would be happy to transfer your tickets to a future date.

Is there parking available?

There is no parking at the theater, but there are many public parking garages close by. See your options on Parkopedia.

If the event is sold out, will you have tickets at the door?

We often sell out, so please buy your tickets in advance. If the event is sold out online, we will not have any extra tickets to sell at the door. In that case, please get tickets to the next show!

If I can't make it to the show anymore, will the fees be refunded?

Unfortunately, Eventbrite does not refund any fees, so only the base ticket price is refunded. However, we're happy to transfer your tickets to a future show of your choice instead. Just email us at info@cttcomedy.com let us know that you can no longer make it and want to transfer your tickets. Once you've decided on a date that works better for you, email us again at least 48 hours in advance of the show, and we'll confirm your tickets.


More information


For more information, please visit our website.


Still have questions, comments, concerns, or suggestions? Feel free to email or call us at (415) 506-8474 anytime. We'd love to hear from you!


Cheaper Than Therapy is presented by CTT Comedy and Shelton Theater.

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