|[Until 11/25] To promote The Art of Asking, Amanda Palmer has embarked on a book tour.
[Until 1/4/15, Chicago] David Bowie Is at Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago Thx, Jewelz!
[11/12, SF & 11/21, LA] Bawdy Storytelling: Infomaniac
[11/13, SF] I’m headed to CMX Summit. Here’s a 15% off code — cmx15 — if you want to go too!
[11/14, SF] Mimi Pond (Over Easy) will be speaking at the CCA Writers’ Studio at Noon
[11/14-16, global] The Deconstruction: I will be live tweeting/blogging this event!
[11/15, Oakland] The B.O.O.k Celebration: a celebration revolving around the appreciation of books and the art of storytelling.
[11/15, SF] An Evening of Letter Writing (to strangers) [Tix]
[11/15, SF] There Will Be Hugs: Attaboy’s The Book Of Hugs Signing & Hug-A-Thon
[11/16, Oakland] For the ladies, a Body Positive Clothing Swap
[11/19, Alameda] Lost City Antiques grand re-opening party. This is a ribbon cutting ceremony with the mayor of Alameda. That means there will be giant novelty scissors!
[11/22, Alameda] Vintage Pinball Style, Pacific Pinball Museum–$15
[11/23, Alameda] Heather Gold performs in my living room. I mean it. Tix are $10.
[11/28, Everywhere] Buy Nothing Day
[11/28-12/24, Austin] Blue Genie Art Bazaar
[11/29, SF] The John Waters Christmas Show
[11/29, TV] The world premiere of Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever on the Lifetime Channel
[11/30, SF] Homo for the Holidays: a “big queer craft fair on the patio at El Rio” — $5
[Nov/Dec dates, LA] KrampusFest 2014 [UPDATED with lots more info]
[12/4, San Leandro, CA] Rainbow Rumpus Book Talk with author Benjamin Wachs
[12/5, Miami] A special screening of Tim Burton’s film Big Eyes shows at Art Basel Miami Beach (general release on 12/25)
[12/5-12/7, LA] Comedy Hack Day at YouTube Space LA [apply] a fun event! –Rusty
[12/5-12/7, Ukiah, CA] Digital Detox Retreat at Shambhala Ranch
[12/6, SF] KrampusCon San Francisco h/t M2
[12/7, Oakland] Frank Portman’s King Dork Approximately book release show: “‘acts,’ oddities, bookselling, meet the author, the Oxford comma, rock, and roll.”
[12/13, SF/LA] Santacon
[12/14, SF] Charles Phoenix Retro Holiday Slide Show at Empress of China [Tickets] Don’t miss this one! Not only is Charles fabulous, but the Empress of China is CLOSING at the end of the year.
[12/21, Landers, CA] MOBY: Live at the Integratron