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Free Events for Tuesday, December 7, 1999

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This page lists free events taking place in San Francisco. It is broken down into several categories. You can receive a weekly e-mail listing of free events as well. You can also have your event listed for free.


San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
151 Third St. at Mission
This beautiful building -- a work of art in itself -- houses over 16,000 works of art, including contemporary art, photography, architecture, and design.
11:00am - 06:00pm [Web Page] (415) 357-4000

Concerts, Plays and Films

Knuth Hall, SF State University, 1600 Holloway
A performance of works by student composers, including Lou Harrison's Ariadne's Song for flute and percussion, and Ruth Crawford Seeger's Sonata for Violin and Piano. Founded in 1985, San Francisco-based Earplay is an ensemble of composers and musicians dedicated to the performance of new American chamber music. Earplay encourages composers nationwide to write for the ensemble, offering audiences a unique opportunity to hear eloquent, vivid performances of some of today's finest chamber music.
08:00pm [Web Page] (415) 338-2467

Readings and Lectures

Adair Lara: The Best of Adair Lara
Clean Well-Lighted, 601 Van Ness Avenue
The Best of Adair Lara is a fabulous collection of the best work by San Francisco's favorite columnist. She has won numerous awards for her columns in the Chronicle, but more importantly, she has won the love and admiration of Bay Area readers.
07:30pm [Web Page] (415) 441-6670

Gary Gach: What Book?
Stacey's Bookstore, 581 Market St.
What Book? is a major, lively anthology of modern mindful poetry, featuring over 330 selections from more than 125 contributors, plus "mind-writing" exercises in the appendix by Allen Ginsberg, a foreword by Peter Coyote and a meditation by Thich Nhat Hanh. Gary Gach will be joined by Buddha's Nature author Wes "Scoop" Nisker to read poetry and sing "The Dharma Blues."
12:30pm [Web Page] (415) 421-4687

Games and Sports

Mancala Club
Bayview/Anna E. Waden Branch Library, 5075 3rd St.
Come and perfect your mancala strategies. Our giant Mancala competition will be December 6-10!
03:30pm - 04:30pm [Web Page] (415) 715-4100

Festivals/Social Events

A Festival of Lights
Richmond Branch Library, 351 - 9th Ave.
A celebration of light in Diwali, Winter Solstice, Chanukah, Kwanza, and Christmas with music, theatre and comedy for children ages 3 and older.
11:00am [Web Page] (415) 666-7021

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