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This Weekend: Pride Parade, Japanese Internment Opera, and an ‘Extinction’ Event

Plus, remembering the Cockettes, Ani DiFranco plays the Fillmore and Rakim rocks the mic at The Independent.

This Weekend: Pride, Juneteenth, Castro Theatre’s 100th and More

The weekend is, once again, nigh. Do you know what you’re doing? Given that June marks the beginning of summer it’s becoming increasingly challenging to figure out how to spend our precious weekends here at The Standard

This Weekend: NBA Finals Come to SF, Women of Hip-Hop and a Silent Disco at Ocean Beach

Plus, Oasis unveils a new mural honoring LGBTQ+ figures, flamenco dancer Siudy Garrido comes to YBCA and Juice bring their eclectic sound to Brick and Mortar.

BottleRock After Dark Series Brings One-Off Shows by Festival Performers to SF

Spoon, Chvrches, Amos Lee, Bleachers and others play San Francisco and other Bay Area venues before and after BottleRock Napa Valley.

This Weekend: Grab Tickets to Kendrick Lamar, Get Sucked Into a Black Hole and Scope Out Some Classic Cars

Plus, get your passes for the Portola Music Festival, hop on a vintage motorcycle for a good cause and check out Detour Dance’s new film, ‘Up on High.’

This Weekend: Bay to Breakers, a ‘Seinfeld’ Food Truck, Kurt Vile and a ‘Sound of Music’ Sing-a-Long

Plus, ‘Mortified Live’ encourages participants to tell their most embarrassing stories from adolescence and a cocktail class teaches you how to mix things up with a little heat.

This Weekend: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo With Frida Kahlo, Lowriders and Salsa Lessons, Plus Much More

San Francisco marks Cinco de Mayo, but that’s not all. You can also check out After Dark at the Exploratorium and Free Comic Book Day.

This Weekend: Independent Bookstore Day, Open Studios, Noodles and Ube

Plus: A beautiful San Francisco photo book, a glowing tribute to Chinatown, a queer pool tournament and more.

This Weekend: Celebrate SF’s Earth Day Roots, Hella Plants and ‘Bawdy Storytelling’

Plus, the Warriors face the Nuggets, SFFilm Festival returns IRL and Janelle Monáe talks sci-fi at City Arts & Lectures.