Nov 16, 2016

“Anthony Bourdain: The Hunger Tour” at War Memorial Opera House

Celebrity chef, best-selling author and multiple Emmy Award-winner Anthony Bourdain delivers a comedy-packed monologue on street cuisine, travel experiences and cultural commentary followed by an open Q&A session. Tickets $65-$300. War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Ave.,

Nov 02-05, 2016

Dia de los Muertos

The Meso-American holiday has been celebrated in the Mission District since the early 1970s, with art, music, performances, elaborate altars and a walking procession on Nov. 2. 7 pm. 22nd and Bryant sts., On Nov. 5, The San Francisco Symphony presents the annual Community Concert featuring Grammy Award-winning ensemble La Santa Cecilia. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave.,, 415.864.6000

Nov 18, 2016

Embarcadero Center Lighting Ceremony & Carnival

Every year starting in November, 17,000 lights outlining the Embarcadero towers brighten the San Francisco skyline and usher in the holiday season. Before the dramatic lighting and fireworks show, bring the kids for carnival games, face painting, cookie decorating, balloon twisters and more. Expect a visit from Mickey Mouse, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and be sure to stay until 6 pm for the live ice skating and musical performances.” 4-7 pm. 1-4 Embarcadero,   

Oct 15 - Nov 12, 2016

A Streetcar Named Desire

La Boite Theatre Company presents "A Streetcar Named Desire". Fading southern belle Blanche DuBois arrives unexpectedly on the doorstep of her sister, Stella, searching for solace from a life undermined by romantic delusions and the vicissitudes of life. But the sultry New Orleans summer proves too much for the former beauty whose brutish brother-in-law, Stanley, cruelly exposes Blanche’s genteel facade and brings her last grasp at meaning to a tragic end.

Nov 22, 2016

Canal Street Lighting Ceremony

5:30pm. Astor Crowne Plaza, 739 Canal Street. FREE

Nov 25, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017

Celebration in the Oaks

6pm-11pm. New Orleans City Park, 1 Palm Drive.

Nov 19, 2016

Jingle Bells and Beer

7pm. New Orleans City Park, 1 Palm Drive,

Nov 03-12, 2016

Faux/Real Festival of the Arts

Various times and venues, check

Nov 10 - Dec 04, 2016

"The Clock"

Free screenings of Christian Marclay's award-winning video. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., 504.528.3800;

Oct 23, 2016

Oak Street Po'Boy Festival

10 am-8 pm. Oak St. and S. Carrollton Ave.;