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5 options for stay-at-home fun in SF: Tuesday, June 30

The Bay Area's shelter-in-place order has brought countless events usually held as in-person gatherings online. We're aiming to support local businesses in San Francisco and Oakland by highlighting five of these events each day.

Got a suggestion for an online event based in SF or Oakland? Email our events reporter, Teresa Hammerl. 

Here's your SF online event calendar for Tuesday, June 30. Tune in as residents of a Tenderloin SRO share their stories, learn about women who made significant changes in California’s history or get the scoop on the importance of the 2020 Census.

de Young Pride Panel: Staff Art & Culture Picks

Image: de Young Museum/Facebook

Looking for some new art and culture to energize your Pride spirit? Join the de Young Museum's staff for a live discussion featuring museum staff as they share their Pride art and culture picks. From visual art to literature to film, it's a great chance to find some new LGBTQ+ art to enjoy.

When: Tuesday, June 30, 1:30 p.m.

How to join: Via Facebook Live

Price: Free

'Tales of the Resistance': Live Discussion

Image: San Francisco Mime Troupe/Facebook

A mime troupe might not seem like the likeliest group to start a podcast. But with its summer tour cancelled by the pandemic, the San Francisco Mime Troupe has shifted gears to create a new audio series, "Tales of the Resistance."

Inspired by classic radio plays, the series features four characters exploring a modern problem in vintage style, from a noir detective investigati the unemployment crisis to a sci-fi take on the dangers of social media. 

At this talk, the Mime Troupe's Marie Cartier and Ellen Callas will discuss the inspiration for the series, the troupe's future, and answer audience questions.

When: Tuesday, June 30, 3 p.m.

How to join: Via Eventbrite

Price: Free

Count Us In: Showing Up For the Census 

Image: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts/Facebook

Hosted by the SF Urban Film Fest and the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, this talk focuses on the importance of the 2020 U.S. census for the next decade in the Bay Area. With impacts on political representation, public resource allocation, identifying and counting communities, and even police brutality, the census has never been more important than in this troubled moment.

When: Tuesday, June 30, 4 p.m.

How to join: Via Eventbrite

Price: Free

'Inside Hotel Iroquois' Screening

Image: Tenderloin Museum/Facebook

Step into a digital screening of this new short documentary, which focuses on a performance held last spring in the Hotel Iroquois, a Tenderloin SRO. Home to a group of about 60 low-income people, many of them formerly homeless, the supportive housing site opened up to allow non-residents to get to know the residents, who shared poetry, songs, and stories about their lives. 

The screening will be followed by a Q & A with Hotel Iroquois residents DT Fields, Enetra Dunne, and Rachel Wallace, focused on the dynamics and significance of supportive housing.

When: Tuesday, June 30, 6 p.m.

How to join: Via Eventbrite

Price: Free to Tenderloin residents; $10 suggested donation for others

Unladylike: California Women and the Vote

Image: UNLADYLIKE2020/Facebook

Join KQED, the California Historical Society and Cal Humanities for a virtual preview of three animated vignettes from the new multimedia series "Unladylike 2020," which chronicles the lives of women who made significant changes in California’s history.

The three featured women will be Lois Weber, the first woman to direct a feature-length film; Tye Leung Schulze, the first Chinese-American woman to vote and first Chinese-American woman to hold a government post; and Charlotta Spears Bass, a newspaper editor, civil rights activist, and the first African-American woman to be nominated for Vice President.

After the screening, participate in a live conversation with writer, director, and executive producer Sandra Rattley, and Susan D. Anderson, the director of public programs for the California Historical Society.

When: Tuesday, June 30, 6 p.m.

How to join: Via Eventbrite

Price: Free


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