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Free Events for Sunday, December 12, 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.

Concerts, Plays and Films

Amahl & The Night Visitors
SF Community Music Center, 544 Capp Street
The Community Music Center's annual holiday party for children will feature A children's favorite: The short opera Amahl & The Night Visitors presented by Ina Chalis Opera Ensemble and featuring David White. The performance will be followed by a visit from Santa Claus.
11:30am [Web Page] (415) 647-6015

CMC Flamenco/Latin Ensemble and CMC Jazz Band
SF Community Music Center, 544 Capp Street
The CMC Flamenco/Latin Ensemble, directed by Chus Alonso will perform their inventive blend of flamenco/latin music. Ken Rosen will direct the CMC Jazz Band in a program featuring I've Got the World on a String by Harold Arlen, Moten Swing by Bennie Moten, and New Breed by James Brown and the Flames.
03:00pm [Web Page] (415) 647-6015

Celtic Christmas at the Cannery
The Cannery, 2801 Leavenworth St.
Live traditional Irish and Scottish music and dance, including performances by Rebecca Richman and Michael Harmon; Sara and Dave Cory; and Wicked Tinkers. Wear your kilt and be treated to complimentary Haggis at Jacks Cannery Bar in the Courtyard.
12:00pm - 05:00pm [Web Page] (415) 771-3112

Oberon String Quartet
SF Conservatory of Music, 19th Ave. and Ortega
The Oberon String Quartet presents their graduate chamber music concert.
02:00pm [Web Page] (415) 759-3477

Percussion Department Recital
SF Conservatory of Music, 19th Ave. and Ortega
Members of the percussion department perform.
05:00pm [Web Page] (415) 759-3477

Readings and Lectures

The Forum at Grace Cathedral
Gresham Hall, Grace Cathedral, 1100 California St.
The Forum at Grace Cathedral is a civil conversation program on critical social and spiritual issues. It features a live panel discussion with audience participation and is broadcast live over the web. The Forum is a community event, bringing people together across all social lines, and inviting them to engage in critical thinking and conversation. Recent topics have included breast cancer, the environment, and the death penalty.
09:30am - 10:30am [Web Page] (415) 749-6386

Jennifer Terry: An American Obsession
A Different Light Bookstore, 489 Castro Street
Jennifer Terry reads from An American Obsession, a textured history of how the century-old obsession with homosexuality is deeply tied to changing American anxieties about social and sexual order.
03:30pm [Web Page] (415) 431-0891

Winston Leyland: Queer Dharma 2
A Different Light Bookstore, 489 Castro Street
Editor Winston Leyland and local contributors read from Queer Dharma 2, the second volume of gay male writers on Buddhism and sexuality.
07:30pm [Web Page] (415) 431-0891

Festivals/Social Events

Pasko: The Filipino Christmas
Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin St.
The Filipino Christmas officially begins on December 16 and brings the best in the Filipino tradition of sharing and giving. We will have storytelling by children's authors: Ceres Alabado, Marivi Soliven Blanco and Corazon Vigilia. Musical numbers by the Bayanihan Cultural Organization.
01:00pm - 04:00pm [Web Page] (415) 557-4515

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