[Alameda :: open soon!
] Subpar Miniature Golf is back
! Full circle moment: Ten years ago, I was a newly minted professional blogger and covered the opening of an indoor miniature golf course in Alameda. A lot has happened since then, for me and Subpar
. So, it was really a thrill to see their new bigger and better space before it opened to the public *and* to cover it for (my new writing gig at) Alameda Post
[Scottsdale :: 4/27-4/30] Arizona Tiki Oasis
BAY AREA, CA+
[Point San Pablo, Richmond :: ongoing] Go get hot at good hot!
[San Francisco :: ongoing] Artists Television Access’ calendar
[Point Richmond :: now through 12/10] Amélie at Masquers Playhouse Thanks, Andie!
[San Francisco :: 12/1 to 3/2/23] Charlie Gadeken’s illuminated forest installation, Entwined Meadow, is coming back to Golden Gate Park’s Peacock Meadow. Free.
[Vallejo :: 12/3] Mad Hatter Christmas Parade [Facebook link], 4 p.m.
[San Francisco :: 12/3] Krampus Pageant at El Rio [Facebook event link]: San Francisco Krampus and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence “pay homage to the sinister and scary side of Christmas” 3 to 6 p.m. :: $10 to $20 donation
[San Francisco :: 12/3-12/8 and 12/12-12/24] The amazing Tree Twins are going on a world tour! Check all the cities they’ll be visiting—from London to San Francisco.
[San Francisco :: 12/6] Odd Salon: Oddments IX, “and end-of-year celebration of all things weird and wonderful” at Public Works SF, 6:30 p.m. 21+
[Alameda :: 12/8] Krampus Naught at Magpie & Thorn: get family photos with Krampus
[Berkeley :: through 12/11] East Bay Alternative Book & Zine Fest at Sports Basement Community Room
[San Francisco :: 1/7] Bowie & Elvis Birthday Bash 2023 Edition
[San Francisco :: 1/20 to 2/5] SF Sketchfest
LOS ANGELES, CA+
[Los Angeles :: through 12/11] Mark Ryden put his signature pop surrealism look on Barbie in a collab with Mattel! Kasmin Gallery is hosting Pink Pop, an exhibition of his new body of works. 8382 Melrose Avenue.
[Los Angeles :: now through 1/7/23] Todd Schorr’s Rattlebrain Melodrama at KP Projects
[San Luis Obispo :: 4/7-4/8] John Waters Easter & Pink Flamingos 50th Anniversary at Madonna Inn
 Attaboy’s Up Cycled Garden installation is going on tour