ALL IS SONG: Replace that candle with a boombox, because this Saturday christmas caroling comes with a little twist. Creator Phil Kline's Unsilent Night isn't irreverent or cynical - it's like a caroling party where each person carries a separate track that contributes a voice to the overall piece. Take part in this global event by showing up with a boom box or mp3 player at 18th and Dolores. Be there at 7 p.m. to get a CD or cassette tape and join in the music making.
SKA!: This Saturday Hepcat brings their infection Caribbean melodies and soulful harmonies to Slims. As one of the most celebrated bands of the 1990s ska revival, Hepcat mixes elements of reggae, rock steady, R&B, and jazz to create music so irresistible, you can't help but dance. Get tickets here.
A MAMMOTH SKI ADVENTURE: Starting today and continuing through April 12th, Horizon Air is offering daily flights to Mammoth Lakes in Yosemite. Instead of driving for hours and hours, catch a cheap (under $80) flight from LAX and arrive at the mountain resort in about an hour. Skiing, snowboarding, fishing, hiking - it's an all out winter wonderland! As opposed to here in the Bay where it's news if we get an inch of snow.
AN APPAREL REVOLUTION: The Gray Area Foundation for the Arts presents Archetype, a new project boutique opening today. The space will support emerging local and international designers with the principles of technologically-inspired and sustainability-minded fashion. Catch Broadcast, the preview fashion and shopping event, as it kicks off with a party at 6 p.m.
NUTCRACKER, MEET FLAMENCO: Canciones 2 by Caminos Flamencos has been described as a Spanish dance response to The Nutcracker. Not will this performance have all the drama and ferocious glamour of flamenco, it will also include a Stevie Wonder get down - a tribute to the leader Yaelisa's love of all types of music. See the show at the Cowell Theater this weekend, Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3 p.m. [SF Weekly]