Hi, I’m Laura Iriarte the Julie McCoy of the Bay Area Social Media and Art Scene! Following are events and happenings for the coming week and beyond! Meet me here:
Sunday, September 13, 2009, Media Leaders Pre-TechCrunch50 Mixer!
46 Minna St
San Francisco, CA 94105
from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Join us as we forget about the state of the economy and mingle with San Fran’s hippest professionals in marketing, advertising, tech and new media.
Please join us at one of San Francisco’s HOTTEST venues: Harlot. We will have a hip and diverse group of technology, marketing, public relations, and interactive new media professionals.
We are hosting this mixer the night before the TechCrunch50.com event and are only a few blocks from the main conference. Please join us for a cocktail and some great conversation.
Register here: http://sanfran2.eventbrite.com/
Monday, Sept. 14-Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2009 – TechCrunch50, 2009
TC50. Because Startups Deserve a Full-Contact Conference!
Last year, TechCrunch50 hosted 250 start-ups and early-stage companies pitching to nearly 2,000 attendees, including 200 corporate buyers, VCs and angels and more than 150 members of the press.
One company will win $50,000 from the TechCrunch50 organizers. This year, they’ll have an Audience Choice Award and other recognitions too.
Attendees enjoy an action-packed agenda, including pitches, panels, working breakfasts and lunch sessions, and after parties at the San Francisco Design Center Concourse, with 125,000 square feet of networking space.
For more info: http://www.techcrunch50.com/2009/
Tuesday, September 15, 2009 – TechCrunch50 After Party, Presented by Zivity
Host: DNA Lounge/Zivity
Price: FREE ADMISSION!
Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Time: 8:00pm – 2am
Location: DNA Lounge
Street: 375 eleventh st
City/Town: San Francisco, CA
A TechCrunch50 after party to celebrate the 50 demoing companies of 2009 and the alumni of 2007 and 2008.
A burlesque show by Hubba Hubba Revue!
DJ Netik (Meat / Twitter)
Plus appearances by your favorite Zivity models!
for more info: TechCrunch50 After Party
Wednesday, September 16, 2009 – SF New Tech
119 Utah Street
(Cross street is 15th. Look for the big black doors!)
San Francisco, CA 94103
Featuring demos by: MyJobReferrals.com, 8kMiles, Waze, Collecta, Outspokes, JS-Kit’s Echo, and more!
$15.00 for early bird online tickets
$20.00 for all other (late bird) online tickets
$25.00 cash at the door, if not sold out
Mighty is a 21+ venue.
5:30 pm – Doors & Bar Open
5:30 -7:30 pm – Schmooze and Free Tacos!
7:30 – 9:00 pm – Live Demos
9:00 – 11:00 pm – Schmooze
for more info or to purchase tickets: http://sept16sfnewtech.eventbrite.com/event/415515819
Thursday, September 17, 2009 – TechKaroake SV- BBC Menlo Park!
BBC (British Banker’s Club)
1090 El Camino Real
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Alright everyone. It’s long overdue already, and we have a new venue! Bring your karaoke voices and meet us at the BBC on Sept 17th, 630pm to get your drink and sing on!
Thanks to our sponsor- COOKIES BY DESIGN!
Cookies by Design Santa Clara is happy to be your gift giving resource for freshly-baked, artistically hand-decorated, personally hand-delivered (in most areas), creative cookie gifts that taste as good as they look. The shoppe is located at 5253 Stevens Creek Blvd. Santa Clara, Ca. 95051 or you can find us online, cookiesbydesign-sc.com for the local website, cookiesbydesign.com for the national website or find us on Facebook at
September 19 – September 20, 2009 – Free Shakespeare in the Park!
Bring your family, friends, a blanket, and a picnic and enjoy
FREE professional theater in the park!
I go to this everyyy year! LOVEEE IT!
See Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors”
Weekends only plus Labor Day, August 29 – September 20th
San Francisco’s Presidio
(Main Post Parade Ground Lawn, Graham Street between Lincoln Blvd and Moraga Avenue)
for more info: http://sfshakes.org
Thursday, September 24, 2009 – SF Weekly’s DISH 2009 presented by Parkmerced
What a deal this is for $20 with the proceeds even going to benefit charity…win win I say!
Date/Time: Thu., September 24, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Parkmerced presents the 2nd Annual DISH event
An Evening of Food and Wine
September 24, 2009
at the City View at the METREON
$20 per ticket.
Proceeds Benefit One World Children’s Fund
Sample food from 30 restaurants including Out The Door, XYZ, Fish and Farm plus 10 unique wineries offering sampling as well.
Sponsored by: Parkmerced, LangeTwins Winery and Vineyards, Pama, TYKU, MillerCoors, Sobieski Vodka, Westfield San Francisco Centre, Snag Tickets, and LikeMe.net.
for more info and to purchase tickets:
Friday, September 25, 2009 – DineForChange’s Launch Event
540 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA
Join us on Friday, September 25 at Temple for DineForChange’s kick off event between 6-10PM. This is a great opportunity for you to meet many local professional organizations and non profits to see how you can get involved.
Live performance by Fat Magic from 6-7PM.
Come network and learn how you can get involved with DineForChange and make a difference in your community just by eating and having fun!
We are expecting a full house for the evening. Please RSVP with us ASAP to ensure entry.
If you are a non profit or profesional organization, please contact via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details on how your organization can be featured.
for more info: http://www.facebook.com/reqs.php#/event.php?eid=124313354849
Saturday, September 27, 2009 – Now and Zen Fest
Alice Radio – 97.3 host’s Now and Zen Fest a free concert in Golden Gate Park featuring Howie Day, Colbie Caillat and TRAIN!!!
Noon – 5PM in Sharon Meadow, Golden Gate Park
for more info: http://www.radioalice.com/pages/4983440.php
Now thur March 28, 2010, Tutankhamun at the De Young Museum!
Don’t miss this!
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco, CA 94118
Through September 30, 2009:
Monday through Sunday, 9 am to 9 pm (closed for maintenance August 3 and 31)
Oct 1, 2009 through March 28, 2010:
Tuesday through Sunday, 9 am to 6:30 pm; until 8:45 pm on Fridays.
for more info: http://www.tutsanfrancisco.org/
Sunday, October 4, 2009 – Cupcake Camp
Pier 38 (next to AT&T Ballpark, Embarcadero&Brannan)
San Francisco, CA
Sponsors: Automattic, Cakespy, Cupcake Swirl, Cups and Cakes Bakery, Iron Cupcake Earth, Jasmine Rae Bakery, Mexican Vanilla, Sugar Beat Sweets
Last year, we threw the first ever CupcakeCamp and it was a delicious success, so much so that it became a worldwide phenomenon. It is with much excitement that we announce San Francisco’s CupcakeCamp for 2009!
Event tagging: #ccsf
If you’re baking or buying cupcakes for the event, you must register your cupcakes at http://cupcakecamp.org/register
How CupcakeCamp Works
(this mainly applies to people bringing cupcakes, but please feel free to just show up and enjoy eating them too!)
This is an event for cupcake lovers, so you can:
- buy cupcakes to bring
- bake cupcakes to bring
- just eat cupcakes
1. No limit on how many cupcakes you can bring (the more you can bring, the better) – and mini cupcakes are encouraged!
2. You need to have your cupcakes (how much and what type) registered at http://cupcakecamp.org/register by Sunday, September 27 at Noon -otherwise we will have to do the unthinkable and reject your precious cupcakes (o noes!).
3. People bringing cupcakes should plan on bringing them to Automattic by 1:00pm the day of
4. In true BarCamp style, we will have twelve 15 min. timeslot schedules for tasting different types of cupcakes. The schedule will be posted at the event.
5. Add yourself to the CupcakeCamp Baker Directory! Request access to the CupcakeCamp PBwiki ( http://cupcakecamp.pbwiki.com ) to connect with other cupcake lovers.
6. We will have a Best In Show competition! Categories for best in show: Best Halloween Cupcake, Best Decorated, Best Unique Ingredients, and Best Breakfast-inspired. You can opt-in for a category when you arrive with your cupcakes at 1pm.
Feel free to let us know you want to attend at: http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/4408775
Also see the facebook event page for more info:
Now thru April 18, 2010 – The Legion of Honor Museum presents: Cartier and America
Cartier came to fame as the “King of Jewelers” during the Belle Époque for his beautifully made diamond and platinum jewelry created for the courts of Europe and Americans of the Gilded Age. With an extensive variety of jewelry forms—ranging from traditional white diamond suites to the highly colored exotic creations of the 1920s and 1930s—Cartier made its mark with the ingenuity of its designs and its exquisite craftsmanship. Cartier and America celebrates the imagination and creativity of Cartier in the 20th century. The jewelry and works of art include pieces from the private collection of Cartier.
October 15-17, 2009 – BlogWorld & New Media Expo
The 2009 BlogWorld & New Media Expo will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center, beginning with the exclusive “Social Media Business Summit”(TM) conference on October 15th and continuing with the BlogWorld & New Media Expo and Conference October 16th-17th. This is first and only industry-wide tradeshow, conference, and media event dedicated to promoting the dynamic industry of new media including: Blogging, Podcasting, Social Media, Online Video, Music, TV, Radio, Gaming, Entertainment and Communities. In addition to the only industry-wide new media industry exhibition, BlogWorld & New Media Expo features the largest new media conference in the world including more than 50 seminars, panel discussions and keynotes from iconic personalities on the leading-edge of online technology and internet-savvy business. If you are currently blogging, podcasting, vlogging, producing other forms of new media content, entering the new media industry, or researching ways to leverage new media for your large or small company, then you need to be at the only comprehensive new media convention–BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Located in the South Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center at: 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
For more info or to register: http://www.blogworldexpo.com/