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San Francisco to host a variety of performing and visual arts events this weekend

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By Hoodline - Published on December 05, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up five artsy events around San Francisco this weekend that will scratch your cultural itch, from family-friendly productions of holiday favorites to a craft show.

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Mark Foehringer's 'Nutcracker Sweets'

From the event description:

"Nutcracker Sweets" is a danced storytelling, developed in a special 50-minute version and performed with live music, for children of all ages.

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m.-noon
Where: The Cowell Theater at Pier 2, 2 Marina Blvd.
Price: $32.50. More ticket options available.
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

San Francisco Youth Ballet's 'The Nutcracker'

From the event description:

Join us as SFYBT celebrate its 19th annual performance of "The Nutcracker." This magical, full-length version of "The Nutcracker" features Bay Area guest artists and the wonderful talents of the San Francisco Youth Ballet Academy.

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 5 p.m.
Where: Mercy High School Theatre, 3250 19th Ave.
Price: $13
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Carolina Lugo & Carolé Acuña's 'Ballet Flamenco'

From the event description:

The floor burns with furious footwork. The air pulses with syncopated claps and castanets, as rhythmic guitar resounds. A unique mother-daughter pair, Carolina Lugo and Carolé Acuña's "Ballet Flamenco" brings the passion and energy of flamenco and Spanish dance to Peña Pachamama.

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.
Where: Peña Pachamama, 1630 Powell St.
Price: $10.99
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

'San Francisco Magic & Variety Show'

From the event description:

San Francisco's thrilling street performance scene comes inside at this showcase of magic, juggling and stunts by local practitioners. In the intimate Exit Theater Café, you'll feast your eyes on the likes of Frisco Fred, whose juggling mastery has appeared on such TV shows as A&E's "An Evening at the Improv." He'll be joined by Eric the Great, a sleight-of-hand dynamo who wows crowds with his sly wit and lightning-fast hands; New Jersey magician Jonathan Strange; and the versatile entertainer Chase, who melds magic, mind reading and acrobatics with the Southern charm of a native Georgian.

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 8:30 p.m.
Where: Exit Café, 156 Eddy St.
Price: $13.75
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Style '19

From the event description:

Celebrate independent contemporary craft and design, and complete your holiday shopping at Style '19. Shop the highest quality of contemporary fashion, jewelry and home accessories all in one place on Dec. 7 and 8 at Style '19. Now in its 13th year, Style (with its second year at MCD) is a show, sale and benefit celebrating independent, contemporary craft and design.

When: Saturday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. - Sunday, Dec. 8, 5 p.m.
Where: Museum of Craft and Design, 2569 Third St.
Price: Free
Click here for more details, and to register


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