Entertainment

Top Choice Cinema in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

The landmark 1932 New Mission cinema, now restored to its original Timothy Pfleuger–designed art-deco glory, has a new mission: to upgrade dinner-and-a-movie dates. Staff deliver microbrews and tasty fare to plush b…
Top Choice Cinema in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Roxie Cinema

This vintage 1909 cinema is a neighborhood nonprofit with an international reputation for distributing documentaries and showing controversial films banned elsewhere. Tickets to film-festival premieres, rare revival…
Top Choice Theater in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Brava Theater

Brava's been producing women-run theater for 30-plus years, hosting acts from comedian Sandra Bernhard to V-day monologist Eve Ensler, and it's the nation's first company with a commitment to producing original work…
Top Choice Dance in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Oberlin Dance Collective

For 45 years, ODC has been redefining dance with risky, raw performances and the sheer joy of movement. ODC's season runs from September to December, but its stage presents year-round shows featuring local and inter…
Top Choice Live Music in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Bottom of the Hill

The bottom of Potrero Hill tops the list for rocking out with punk legends the Avengers, Pansy Division and Nerf Herder and newcomers worth checking out for their names alone (Summer Salt, the Regrettes, Sorority No…
Top Choice Live Music in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Chapel

Musical prayers are answered in a 1914 California arts-and-crafts landmark with heavenly acoustics. The 40ft roof is regularly raised by shows by New Orleans brass bands, folkYEAH! Americana groups, legendary rocker…
Theater in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Marsh

Choose your seat wisely: you may spend the evening on the edge of it. One-acts and monologues here involve the audience in the creative process, from comedian W Kamau Bell's riffs to live tapings of National Public …
Live Music in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Brick & Mortar

Some bands are too outlandish for regular radio – to hear them, you need San Francisco's Brick & Mortar. The bill here features national acts from brass-band showcases to the US air-guitar championships, plus ho…
Dance in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Joe Goode Performance Group

Combining performance art and dance, maverick Joe Goode's troupe tours internationally – but it all begins in the Mission's Joe Goode Annex, where you can see shows and take workshops. In Joe Goode's original works,…
Live Performance in The Mission, Dogpatch & Potrero Hill

Make-Out Room

Velvet curtains and round booths invite you to get comfortable under the disco ball for an evening of utterly unpredictable entertainment, ranging from Toychestra performances on kids' instruments to dance-hall and …