El Gaitazo del 23

El Gaitazo del 23 Start Date: Saturday 12/9/2023 — End Date: Saturday 12/9/2023 Admission:$42-$55 A Venezuelan Holiday Dance Party with Henry Linarez Get ready for a holiday fiesta like no other – an electrifying Latin dance soirée, Venezuelan-style! We’re cranking up the heat with a live performance by the virtuoso cuatro maestro, Henry Linarez, flying straight in from the tropical vibes of Miami, FL to join Bay Area favorite Bululú plus special guests! Get ready for a sizzling night of Venezuelan holiday “gaitas” that’ll have you moving and grooving plus a plethora of Caribbean flavors, including salsa, porros, cumbias, parrandas, and more. And speaking of flavors, indulge your taste buds with the culinary delights of Chef Aguilera’s Arepas en Bici, the maestros of Venezuelan cuisine in San Francisco. Selected drinks and cocktails will also be available. So, mark your calendars for a night of festive cheer, reuniting with friends, savoring the sounds of tradition, and basking in the heartwarming glow of the holiday season. This is a party you don’t want to miss! Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix Cultural Works info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/el-gaitazo-del-23/

Make the Yuletide Gay!

Make the Yuletide Gay! Start Date: Sunday 12/3/2023 — End Date: Sunday 12/3/2023 Admission:$30-$59 Celebrate the holiday season with the Oakland Gay Men’s Chorus! Enjoy classic holiday tunes such as “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and “Deck the Halls,” alongside new soon-to-be classics like “Eight Days of Lights” and “Merry Everything.” The concert finale, “What a Wonderful World,” is a fan-favorite you won’t want to miss during this time of year. Tickets are very limited and this show will sell out quickly. Gold Premium Tickets include guaranteed 2nd or 3rd row seating, plus select OGMC merchandise! Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix Cultural Works info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/make-the-yuletide-gay/

48th Annual American Indian Film Festival

48th Annual American Indian Film Festival Start Date: Friday 11/3/2023 — End Date: Saturday 11/11/2023 Admission:Free (+ optional paid events) The 48th Annual American Indian Film Festival November 3-11 (www.aifisf.com) will bring unique films, compelling content and diverse viewpoints to San Francisco during National Native American Heritage Month. It is the oldest film festival dedicated to Native American cinema and this year showcases over 60 innovative feature films, narrative and animated shorts, music videos, and documentaries. Some of the film programs cover: Women Leading the Way, Tradition and Culture, Resiliency and a number of other themes. The opening night film will be held at the DeYoung Museum November 3, 2023 featuring Bones of Crows, a multi-generational story about a Cree Woman who survives the residential school system and goes on to be a Cree Code-talker in WWII. We will also be premiering the new Marvel series Echo, with its Native American heroine, at the AMC Kabuki 8 in San Francisco November 10. Note that there are also films scheduled for the San Francisco Public Library, the Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, the Magic Theatre in Fort Mason and Berkeley Community College (BCC). If you would like to attend any of the films, buy tickets or make donations, please see the detailed program and schedule guide here. (https://aiff48.eventive.org/schedule) All the films feature Native American actors, directors, or native themes. The heartfelt topics and stories about the Native American experience are sure to intrigue and entertain audiences. You can find more detail on the overall film festival at www.aifisf.com. Location: 100 Larkin St Civic Center San Francisco Contact: Whitney Boswell aifi.whitney@gmail.com URL: aifisf.com


SINGLES NIGHT IN THE EAST BAY Start Date: Saturday 11/18/2023 — End Date: Saturday 11/18/2023 Admission:$10 Sorry, we’ve been neglecting the East Bay for the past few months. Tonight we make up for it with a party at a fun cocktail lounge! Only $10 at the door includes a Mixer Game, which makes it EASY to meet new friends; accompanied by complimentary appetizers (meats, cheeses, crackers, dips, etc.) Dress to impress. Adults of all ages welcome. Saturday, Nov 18, 2023, 8-10pm. LOCATION: The Doolittle, 20394 Lake Chabot Rd, Castro Valley CA. Free parking in The Doolittle lot, on the street, and nearby lots! CO-SPONSORED by The Society of Single Professionals, the world’s largest non-profit singles organization; and by many other singles organizations and meetups. All of our events benefit The Seva Foundation, www.seva.org, to restore sight to the blind. BONUS: Tonight Dr. Alan Ross launches a new singles group, Medical Shipmates! Tonight’s party is open to all professions, but Alan’s group is specifically reaching out to single medical professionals of all stripes, many of whom work at Eden Medical Center, down the street from The Doolittle. MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com. DISCOUNTS & MORE EVENTS at www.thepartyhotline.com. •Dance Party at Lovely SF Nightclub, Oct 14, San Francisco •International Singles Party, Oct 22, Sunnyvale •Upscale Private House Party, Oct 22, San Jose •Halloween Costume Party & Dance, Oct 27, San Jose •Halloween Costume Party & Dance, Oct 28, Mill Valley •Private Halloween House Party, Oct 29, San Jose •Singles Night in the East Bay, Nov 18, Castro Valley 2 SINGLES TRIPS! •Fiji-South Pacific Cruise, Nov 7-20 •Bali & Lombok, Indonesia, April 15-23, 2024 Location: 20394 Lake Chabot Rd Castro Valley Castro Valley Contact: Rich Gosse rich@richgosse.com URL: https://www.thepartyhotline.com

Mini Masterpieces – Holiday Gifts Show

Mini Masterpieces – Holiday Gifts Show Start Date: Saturday 11/4/2023 — End Date: Wednesday 12/20/2023 Admission:FREE Exhibit Dates: Nov 4th – Dec 20th 2nd Friday Art Walk Receptions: Nov 10th and Dec 8th, 6-8pm Small & Affordable Holiday Gifts by Local Artists Imagine walking into a wonderland composed of all the most wonderful hand-made, unique and delightful little holiday gift treasures. Well, now you don’t have to imagine! The K Gallery Mini Masterpieces Holiday Gifts Show is back with more artists/makers/crafters than in year’s past. Jewelry, found object collage, creative mini succulent planters, small paintings, holiday cards, 2024 calendar w/original artwork for each month, etc. & etc. Don’t miss this once-a-year collection of unique gifts made by local artists — All at affordable prices! Open Gallery Hours: Wednesdays Nov 8th – Dec 20th | 6-8pm 2nd Fridays, Nov 10th & Dec 8th | 6-8pm Plus, special TBA Saturday afternoon events Nov 4th – Dec 20th – Sign up for the Rhythmix Newsletter for info or subscribe to Rhythmix social channels: Facebook | Instagram. Participating Artists: Alice Dockter, Bill Jeng, Bill Silveira, Darv Teare, Heather Piazza, JoAnne Yada, Judy Chamberlin, Marc Ribaud, Pons Maar, Arielle Crenshaw, Cheryl Hayward, Claudia Jayne, Katie Connell, Suzanne Hayne, Tim Racer, Donna Reynolds, Ed Holmes, Marcy Voyevod, Amy Jenkins and more! Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/mini-masterpieces-2023/

Family Friendly Diwali Celebration with Non Stop

Family Friendly Diwali Celebration with Non Stop Bhangra Start Date: Saturday 11/18/2023 — End Date: Saturday 11/18/2023 Admission:$15-25 Celebrate the Festival of Lights in Alameda! Ever wanted to visit India? Here’s your chance! Take a trip to India right here in Alameda as Non Stop Bhangra presents its colorful production celebrating Diwali – the festival of lights. Swirling colors, beautiful rhythms, and joyful energy, Non Stop Bhangra is a one-of-a-kind experience found only in the Bay Area. A treat for all the senses, this Diwali celebration features a dance lesson, performances, great music, open dancing, lights, henna, a photo booth, food, drinks and more! Join us for a vibrant and joyful afternoon that will leave you bouncing your shoulders, smiling ear to ear, and feeling like you just stepped into a scene from a Bollywood film! This event is family friendly. All ages are welcome! Doors open at 2:30pm with henna, food and drinks available for purchase. Your first chai is free! Location: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda Alameda Contact: Rhythmix info@rhythmix.org URL: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/diwali-2023/