Friday, October 9, 2009

Stange Tales & Nightingales: a night of acoustic storytelling w/ foxtails brigade, kacey johansing, & honeycomb @ bluesix TONIGHT!!

10-9 friday.

STRANGE TALES AND NIGHTINGALES: A Night of Acoustic Storytelling with Foxtails Brigade, Kacey Johansing, and Honeycomb @ BlueSix Acoustic Room.

Beautiful voices and wistful melodies are not all that link the unique musical storytellers Foxtails Brigade, Kacey Johansing (formerly of Parasol) and Honeycomb (formerly Honeybody Moonbee), who are performing together Friday at Bluesix. The three also share a common thread in themes surrounding the bizarre and the intrinsically romantic. Killer bees, hungry flies and porcelain dolls that come to life are just a few of the colorful characters you'll find in the storybook lyrics of headliners Foxtails Brigade, for example. A beckoning break from typical indie-rock arrangements, the bands also all feature instrumentation more deeply rooted in vintage craftsmanship-- violins, cellos, ghostly bells, and classical guitars make up the evening's musical pallet . The sweet and surreal will collide as this dazzling line up of experimental songbirds enchant San Francisco on October 9th.

Friday. October 9th
3043 24th Street
San Francisco, Ca
with Foxtails Brigade with Kacey Johansing and Honeycomb

Showtime: 8:00 pm
Price: $5
Ages: All Ages

10-9 friday - 10/11 sunday.

Autumn Grounding Yoga Retreat with Kristie Dahlia Home at Double Bear in the Santa Cruz Mountains.Description: In autumn we draw toward the hearth. This year's autumn retreat will be held at Double Bear, sister camp to Salamander, the sweet little camp beloved by so many members of our sangha. Double Bear is just a ways further around the mountain and has the same lovely style of practice yurt -- but far more sleeping options! We shall still have the joys of wood fire heated yurts, a redwood hot tub, and oh, so many delights to enjoy. Our practice, too, will pull toward the spiritual hearth with an expansive practice of healing arts. Double Bear is an intimate retreat site where we can lavish you with attention; at most there will be 13 retreatants. Details at

10-10 saturday.

Alemany Farm Workday. til 5

10/11 sunday.

Vedanta Meditation @ the Yoga Loft. 5-6:30pm. discussion of chapter in "I am that". Don't worry if you don't have the book - come anyway to join the conversation. $10

10/12 monday - 10/17 friday.

The Big Rumble: 20th Anniversary of the Loma Prieta Earthquake City and Community Event for Disaster Preparedness.

The Big Rumble is a week-long series of events designed to connect the Bay Area with preparedness resources while commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. Through local events, social networking, resource tools, and a website that is both informative and easy to follow, we hope to create a feeling of empowerment and unity amongst the Bay Area community. Residents can access informative and engaging resources and tools; learn and practice new skills; and become more involved and connected members of our community.

10/13 tuesday

Caretakers House Yoga Community Class. ongoing Tuedays. 848 divisadero st. @ mccallister. 6:15-7:45pm. RSVP if you're new, to more info about the space: yoga updates:

10/14 wednesday.

Ash Reiter CD Release, Michael Musika, & TaughtMe @ El Rio.

Rainforest Action Network presents REVEL - the art of activism. dinner, celebration, & ceremony. find the details at

10-16 friday.

restorative yoga at the yoga loft 11-12:30. breathe deeply & let go of accumulated stress of the week. relax into poses that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready for a weekend of hardly strictly bluegrass! :) ask for the $10 price at the desk.

Green Music Network & Samavesha presents Cave Concert in the Marin Headlands.

10-16 friday - 10-18 sunday.

Bioneers Weekend!

10-18 sunday.

Launch of SeaweedSway Showcase at the Make-Out Room
w/ Joseph Childress, Honeycomb (Emily Ritz, Nathan Blaz, & Andrew Maguire), Jascha vs. Jascha, & Jeremy Dalmas (MC / interactive music)

Launch of the monthly SEAWEEDSWAY SHOWCASE at the Make-Out Room...
a new show series happening 3rd Sundays of the month

Come out of your cozy/crazy homes and nests for a mellow, unusual evening of haunting folk, eclectic pop, interactive songs, & who knows what else, from the following local songwriters::


HONEYCOMB (Emily Ritz, Nathan Blaz, & Andrew Maguire)

JASCHA vs JASCHA (just moved here from NY!)

Joseph & Jascha both have new CDs to release! and Honeycomb is working on their new album now...

Interactive music & MC'ing by the great & clever JEREMY DALMAS

at the MAKE-OUT ROOM (details posted soon)


*Info from various non-profits will hopefully be available as well. Let us know if you're interested in representing or sharing info from your favorite one... and if you have ideas on how to incorporate this element.

Ideally, you could arrive early and stay late. Realizing some of you can't be there the *whole* time, please do come for whatever part of it you can attend. It will be worth your efforts. Thanks, and hope to see you there!!!

~~Jessie, Jascha, Jeremy, Joseph, & Honeycomb~~

10-20 Tuesday.

Earth Island Institute's 10th Annual Brower Youth Awards. 7pm at the Herbst Theatre in SF. (note: I went to this a couple of years ago and cried (which I never do) it was so inspirational.)

10-23 friday.

Healing Sounds Sacred Spaces at the Yoga Loft with Sonya Cotton, Heather Normandale (Stitchcraft), Lauren Brown, Carlin Chew, & Marni Sclaroff.

7:30 doors, 8 show starts

Healing Sounds, Sacred Spaces

show #2 in a monthly showcase of acoustic music at the yoga loft

a medley of healing folk songs & yogic chants

this month featuring performances by



plus a few songs from yoga loft teachers

$5-15 donation requested

321 Divisadero St. @ Page St.

10-24 saturday.

Alemany Farm Annual Harvest Festival! music, food, friends, farm. details to come.

International Day of Climate Action. The harvest fest will be one of many events in honor of this day. Check out for more info.


10-25 sunday.

clarion alley block party. all day. music, murals, mayhem. between 16th & 17th st., between mission & valencia st.


10-28 Wednesday.

Sean Hayes & Killbossa at the Independent! Killbossa is an awesome, new, fake Brazilian Tropicalista band. 628 Divisadero St. San Francisco, CA. Tickets $16: Venue:

10-29 Thursday.

Sean Hayes & Honey.Moon.Tree. at the Crepe Place in Santa Cruz. inside, intimate show. tickets are limited so get them in advance online for $15 or you can buy them in person at the Crepe Place.

10-30 Friday.

Jeremy Rourke's CD Release, Stencil Art Debut, & Birthday Party at Li Po Lounge in Chinatown w/ songs from Toshio Hirano, Michael Musika, Vanessa VerLee, & Jessie (me!).

Jeremy Rourke will be releasing his second full length album, offering his debut exhibit of his stencil art, and celebrating his 32nd birthday all on the same night! Special musical guests include: Toshio Hirano, Michael Musika, Vanessa VerLee, Jessie Woletz and Karl Young on the Shakuhachi. Start your Halloween weekend with this unique event at an unparalleled venue.

11-6 friday

Langhorne Slim CD Release @ the Independent. w/ Dawes. 628 Divisadero St. @ Hayes.http://theindependentsf.com

11-6 friday - 11-8 sunday.

Yoga Retreat w/ Geoffrey Roniger @ Oz Farm. my mom is coming into town for this, so i'm going for sure. come hang out w/ us, practice yoga, & eat good food in a beautiful setting! alignment - breath - consciousness.

11-7 saturday.

Little Wings, The Finches, & The Mantles @ the Hemlock.

11-12 thursday.

Michael Musika's next Seance in the Series... w/ Loyd Family Players + Quinn DeVeaux & the Blue Beat Review, at the Rickshaw Stop. tix: see/hear Quinn DeVeaux & Michael Musika on Chasing the Moon:

11-13 friday.

They Might Be Giants @ the Fillmore.

11-15 sunday.

Make-Out Room monthly SeaweedSway showcase w/ Indianna Hale, Jeffrey Manson, & 1 more TBA. Jeremy Dalmas will be mc'ing and musically interacting.


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