Things to Do in San Francisco This Weekend
From concerts to beer festivals and flowers that look like they came from outer space, there's plenty to astonish your senses this weekend in San Francisco.
On Mar. 22, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus presents “The Brits Are Coming” a homecoming concert celebrating the momentous change of British music. The performance at Davies Symphony Hall will feature the Chorus’ renditions of classics from The Beatles, Adele, Sir Elton John, Queen, and many others.
Spring Into Outer Space
On Mar. 22, embark on a space odyssey to a colorful paradise at Macy’s Union Square for their annual Flower Show. There will be special events and in-store promotions all built around a vibrant “Journey to Paradisos” theme. Sci-fi-inspired floral scenes will come to life and the windows will be transformed into special gardens.
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March Museum Picks
There's plenty to see at San Francisco's must-see museums this month. At the Contemporary Jewish Museum , “Show Me as I Want to Be Seen” continues through July 7. This group show presents the work of 10 contemporary artists whose work examines the empowered representation of identity through paintings, sculptures, 3-D animations, and much more. Also at the CJM until Mar. 25 is “What We Hold: Youth Voices on Roots and What Matters Most,” a series of audio recordings of youth reflections on cultural inheritance and family life.
Through May 27, 50 original paintings from the final phase of Claude Monet's long career are on display at the de Young Museum. “Kimono Refashioned,” on display through May 9, 2019 at the Asian Art Museum, brings Japanese tradition and fashion together with an impressive collection of designer garments. See the designs from Coco Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Christian Louboutin, and many others and learn how the Japanese kimono transformed the world of fashion.
You have until Mar. 31 to see "Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory" at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. See Celmins' first retrospective in North America in more than 25 years before it travels to the Art Gallery in Ontario, Canada. “Black Refractions: Highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem” and "Sadie Barnette: Phone Home" will be on view through Apr. 14 at the Museum of the African Diaspora.
Mark Gerrard's regional premiere of "Steve" at the New Conservatory Theater Center plays for the entire month of March. The hit Broadway play “Her Portmanteau” plays A.C.T.'s Strand Theater through Mar. 31 and "The Great Leap" plays at A.C.T.’s Geary Theater through Mar. 31, as well.