[San Diego:: 8/12-8/16] Tiki Oasis is celebrating its 20th anniversary this August!
Two things: 1.) This is not to be confused with Arizona Tiki Oasis
which happens April 23 to 26 in Scottsdale (same producers though!) AND 2.) tickets are not yet on sale yet — this is just a heads up!
20.5 U.S. Cities
[2/14 to 3/29] Pee-wee’s Big Adventure 35th Anniversary Tour with Paul Reubens — a screening of the film followed by Paul Reubens himself sharing never-before-heard stories about the making of the movie. Just announced: A special pre-tour kickoff in Ventura, California on January 24!
[Now] Christmas Tree Lane
is open, 3200 block of Thompson Avenue, evenings
[until 12/29] Nevermore Park, the interactive art installation by muralist and graffiti artist Hebru Brantley
Las Vegas, NV
[Until 2/15] Tim Burton’s Lost Vegas art exhibit at the Neon Museum
Los Angeles, CA
???Know about anything good happening here???
New York City
[1/12] 19th Annual No Pants Subway Ride
See what RED pal Oriana Leckert has picked as the must-go-to events in the Big Apple!
[5/2 to 11/1/2020] Yayoi Kusama exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden
[Now until 2/16] No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man at OMCA, Tickets
**Full listings of all the exhibit’s events here.
[1/19] Balsa Man at OMCA!
[3/1] Sugar Rush IV: A Cupcake Tasting Event at Angel Cakes, 1 PM to 4 PM, Tickets
[3/7-3/8] White Elephant Sale, 96,000-square-feet of crazy deals, free
[7/11-7/12] Burger Boogaloo headlines with Bikini Kill and Circle Jerks, Mosswood Park
[5/16-5/17] The creators of the popular Exploding Kittens card game series are hosting Burning Cat, a new two-day game convention that ends in the burning of a giant effigy. Huh… that last part seems oddly familiar! Tickets are $80 for a two-day pass, or $45 for a daily one.
San Francisco, CA
[12/27] Dina Martina Christmas Show at Great American Music Hall, 21+
[1/10, 1/11] 9th annual DAVID BOWIE Birthday Bash with THE FIRST CHURCH OF THE SACRED SILVERSEXUAL at the Boom Boom Room, The Chapel, 8 PM+
[1/9 to 1/26] SF Sketchfest comedy festival
[4/23-4/26] Arizona Tiki Oasis at the lovely, midcentury Valley Ho Hotel
[Ongoing, 1st Sunday of the month] Weird and Awesome with Emmett Montgomery “a love letter to the strangeness and talent that walks amongst us” at Annex Theatre, 7:30 PM, Tickets
Various U.S. cities, and sometimes Canada
Atlas Obscura has an ongoing calendar of unique experiences.
Know about a cool, quirky, and/or indie event? Email me and I’ll share it with the class!