If you're like me, boredom is one of your biggest foes. The best way to deal with it, of course, is to plan a bunch of things to do. Luckily, there are a ton of events happening this weekend to fight off any potential boredom you might encounter.
- Hosannas will play at noon in Lower Sproul as the latest addition to Superb's free concert series.
- The San Francisco Green Film Festival, which started yesterday and lasts until Sunday, is showing over 70 movies about green advocacy from around the world at the Landmark Theatres Embarcadero Center Cinema.
- San Francisco's 5th annual Mardi Gras celebration in the Fillmore district begins today and lasts until Monday. There are tons of activities planned each day of the event.
- The School of Journalism is kicking off a new exhibit featuring the work of Jurgen Schadeberg, who photographed South African life in the 1950's, with an opening reception at North Gate from 6-7pm.
- The monthly gallery trek that is Oakland Art Murmur will occur today around 6pm at various art galleries throughout the city.
- Bush and Leavenworth, a men's lifestyle brand with a solid collection of shirts and tees, will be introducing its new spring collection at the D-Structure gallery on Haight in SF from 8:30-11:30pm.
- The Oakland Museum Women's Board is putting on their White Elephant Sale, dubbed the largest rummage sale in Northern California, this Saturday and Sunday from 10am-4pm near Fruitvale.
- The 26th Annual Jewish Music Festival, which starts Saturday and lasts until Sunday the 13th, will occur throughout Berkeley.
- Come celebrate the vibrant Mission district at Mission United, an event featuring music, art, fashion, and food. The event will start at 8pm.
- Berkeley Art Museum's two-part exhibit Abstract Now and Then, which opened in mid-February and will occur until June 26, features the museum's collection of painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture to look at different perspectives on abstraction.
- The Oakland Museum of California explores the art of missions in Northern New Spain in their Splendors of Faith / Scars of Conquest exhibit, which opened last week and will occur until May 29.