California Academy of Sciences NightLife
55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park
To prep for 20th Street Block Party, Noise Pop will host the Block Party Pre-Party at California Academy of Sciences NightLife on August 18th. Fresh cuts from DJ Mr. E (of Papalote) and DJ Wesburger (of Wesburgers n' More). Ne Timeas Restaurant Group will curate activities involving the science of food.
August 18th / 21+ / 6pm–10pm
Southern Pacific Brewing Co.
620 Treat Avenue
DoTheBay presents 20th Street After Party with Silent Disco by Hushcast at our neighbors Southern Pacific Brewing Co.
August 20 / 21+ / 6pm–12am
Tune in to Mutiny Radio or stop on by 21st and Florida to watch the live broadcast with a full day of comedy, interviews, and performance. Mutiny Radio.fm is a volunteer-run, community-based media organization that broadcasts online news, music, arts, culture, live shows, comedy, theater and opinion from San Francisco’s historic Mission District.
Streamed live on mutinyradio.fm and available for post show download.
Community Helping Community
Bring your cool things that need new homes to trade and share with neighbors! Clothes, records, small appliances... bring it to Mutiny Radio for people to peruse, then at 2pm, help load it into the truck to be donated to Community Thrift.
"Labor and Love" Radio Show Live
"Flat Black Plastic" All Vinyl Radio Show Live
Art Time with Zach O Wiseman
Live on stage and radio. Live on stage, artist/comedian Zach O Wiseman creates a new artistic piece while sitting down and doing stand up. Donate $5 to Mutiny Radio to purchase one of his pieces of art to destroy live on the air!
The Boulevards get weird with Mutiny Radio
Come experience the Boulevards special interview and performance at Mutiny Radio's intimate performance space on 21st and Florida. Only 30 seats available. Hosted by Pam Benjamin of Pamtastic's Comedy Clubhouse.
“Mission Statement” Radio Show Live
Madeline Kenney gets intimate on Mission Statement with a special radio performance and interview with host Andre Champagne. Only 30 seats are available.
Everything Goes Open Mic Live
Submit now to be a part of this live and podcast pre-booked open mic. Poetry, singer/songwriter, storytelling, short stories, comedy—anything goes. 20 performers will be chosen for 5 min performance slots.
The Clubhouse Comedy Show
Come see the best of SF's underground comics perform in this intimate 30 seat venue. Hosted by Pam Benjamin.
Rocket Dog Adoption Zoo
Rocket Dog Rescue (RDR) is a volunteer based organization serving the greater Bay Area, dedicated to saving homeless and abandoned dogs from overcrowded animal shelters. Rocket Dog Rescue places dogs into temporary foster homes where they are socialized, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and treated for any medical or behavioral conditions limiting their adoptability. We’re excited to bring RDR onsite with dogs of all ages looking for a cheerful family and a loving home.
SAN FRANCISCO LOWRIDER COUNCIL
Check out the art of LowRiding! Choice classic and modern cars on display, thanks to the San Francisco LowRider Council, founded in 1981 to unite all LowRider clubs and solo riders to promote the art of LowRiding in San Francisco Bay Area.
INSTRUMENT PETTING ZOO BY COMMUNITY MUSIC CENTER
Try out an instrument with our neighbors, Community Music Center, at the Block Party! Community Music Center is a nonprofit music school and performance space with branches in the Mission and Richmond Districts of San Francisco.
For the third year, we tip our hats to the vibrant arts community and deliver an interactive collection of creatives we affectionately refer to as Art Row. Take a stroll down Alabama Street and immerse yourself in our local art world with exhibitions, a community mural, family activities and more.
Here are some of the activities to look forward to:
Artspan Workshop Tent
Visit ArtSpan at the 20th Street Block Party! Meet local artists, make hands- on art projects, and learn about the San Francisco visual arts community.
ArtSpan, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, builds community by connecting the public to visual arts in San Francisco. Through SF Open Studios, youth and adult education, and art-centric events, ArtSpan creates a platform for artists to thrive, fostering a Bay Area that values the arts.
Community Mural Project
Contribute to ArtSpan’s fourth annual 20th Street Block Party Mural! Join ArtSpan Artist Joshua Coffy to reinterpret his original small-scale artwork as a large-scale collaborative image.
Superhero Capes and Masks!
What is your superpower? It’s time to show the world! Join ArtSpan as we teach 20th Street Block Party visitors to create custom-made superhero capes from recycled t-shirts!
Workshop, SF’s DIY school, will be there bringing you fun crafts for the DIYers of all ages. Stop by our booth for flower crowns, leatherworking, henna tattoos, festival hair and hair chalk and more. Several of our awesome teachers will be out showing you how to make all sorts of fun things for low cost or free!
Old School Summer Camp Crafts
Including dream catchers, friendship bracelets, leatherworking & henna
Mini Yarn Wall Hangings
With limited edition SF neighborhood tees for only $10.
3030 20th Street at Florida Street
For the 20th Street Block Party, Southern Exposure presents a gathering of members from The Society for the Advancement of Social Bureaus and Useful Societies, a global network that seeks out the thoughts, ideas, beliefs, and counsel of publics and passers-by everywhere. Southern Exposure (SoEx) is a non-profit organization founded in 1974 committed to supporting visual artists.
Through our extensive and innovative programming, we strive to experiment, collaborate and further educate while providing an extraordinary resource center and forum for Bay Area and national artists and youth in our Mission District space and off-site, in the public realm.
24k Studios Presents is an artist-run mobile gallery in San Francisco, CA founded by Anika Ahlberg and Lidija Ristic. Originating in the collective art space 24k Studios located in the Mission, our project-on-wheels acts as a satellite exhibition space to showcase artwork by young, up-and-coming artists. Our desire is to take art out from behind closed doors, to support artwork by our peers, and to foster a mutual connection between our city and artists who live and work here.
And much, much more!