The A-List of Bay Area Counterculture
“BEST FILM BETS”
BAM/PFA Presents The African Film Festival Traveling Series 2011
Saturday, February 5, 2011
6:30 p.m. Beyond the Ocean
Eliane de Latour (France/Ivory Coast, 2008). Two friends from the Ivory Coast try to make it big in Europe—with different results—in this raucous look at the African immigrant underground in Europe. (106 mins)
PFA Theater Information
Location: 2575 Bancroft Way (at Bowditch Street) on the UC Berkeley campus
Admission: Single general admission tickets are $9.50; single admission tickets for seniors, disabled persons, UC Berkeley faculty and staff, non–UC Berkeley students, and young adults (13–17) is $6.50; single admission tickets for BAM/PFA members and UC Berkeley students is $5.50.
“BEST CONTEST BETS”
Win a Fela Kuti Vinyl Box Set (Compiled by ?uestlove of The Roots) – Courtesy of Fusicology and Knitting Factory Records!
Knitting Factory Records is proud to release the first of the long-awaited vinyl reissues from the Fela Kuti catalog. This is the first in a series of curated Fela Kuti vinyl box sets. The box includes six Fela Kuti albums that were handpicked by ?uestlove of The Roots. Contest rules and additional information is available here.
“BEST ART & CULTURE BETS”
The Oakland Standard: Experiments In Work And Play By The Oakland Museum Of California
The Oakland Standard Launch Party – get in on the beginning of something great!
“BEST ART MURMUR BETS”
Era Art Bar is located at 19 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
“BEST MUSIC BETS” (CLUB)
Pink Mammoth 7 Year Anniversary Extravaganza
Pink Mammoth, SF’s non-profit creative arts collective is celebrating it’s 7 Year Anniversary on Saturday, Feb 5th. The soiree commences with an open bar from 9pm-10:30pm + a complimentary gourmet food court. Mighty’s main room will feature Pink Mammoth resident djs Gravity, JDubya, Markie B, and Moe Moe — spinning their signature deep, funky, disco house — and a special tag team Latin house set by Derek Hena and Ryel K + outdoor Silent Disco DJ booth. Doors are at 9pm and the event ends at 3:30am. Early arrival is encouraged and capacity will be limited.
“BEST MUSIC BETS” (LIVE)
Tommy Guerrero – Lifeboats And Follies CD Release Party
San Francisco’s Tommy Guerrero, known for pro-skateboarding fame, has been rocking the music world for many years now with several critically acclaimed music releases to his credit. The newly released “Lifeboats and Follies” (out on Galaxy) is a sonic collage of psychedelic guitar, elements of funk, latin percussion and jazz.
You can experience the eclectic and groovy sound of Tommy Guerrero live at the album release party this Saturday, February 5th, at Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco.
Free MP3 Download “Que S’est-iI Passe”
“BEST FOODIE BETS”
Become a Superbowl MVP with Papalote Salsa & Cast Your Vote for Papalote’s “Best Burrito”
If you’re a fan of Papalote Mexican Grill, please support by casting your vote for Papalote to take home the Bay List’s “Best Burrito” award. With two San Francisco locations, this family establishment is hands down one of my favorite places to eat. They’re up for this year’s “Best Burrito” title and if you feel, as I do, that they deserve our vote for cooking up the yummiest burrito (and Mexican food in general) in San Francisco, let it be known here.