June 2012 arts and entertainment events in San Francisco 

North Beach Festival will be the weekend of June 16. - COURTESY PHOTO
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  • North Beach Festival will be the weekend of June 16.

Events happening this June in The City.

June 2: Black & White Ball

  • The S.F. Symphony presents Paul Simon, Cindi Lauper and Janelle Monae at the glitzy fund-raiser in Civic Center.
  • (415) 864-6000, www.sfsymphony.org

June 3: Union Street Eco-Urban Festival

  • The eco-friendly, two-day event features arts and crafts and live music in its 36th year.
  • www.unionstreetfestival.com

June 4: Justin Halpern

  • The best-selling author of “Sh*t My Dad Says” speaks at The Booksmith at 7:30 p.m.
  • www.booksmith.com

June 5: Roz Chast

  • The New Yorker cartoonist appears in a City Arts & Lectures presentation with author Andrew Sean Greer at Herbst Theatre.
  • www.cityarts.net

June 6: CocoRosie

  • Sisters Bianca “Coco” and Sierra “Rosie” Casady bring their
  • freak-folk act to the Regency Ballroom.
  • (888) 929-7849, www.AXS.com

June 8: Nixon in China

  • Through July 3
  • San Francisco Opera presents the local premiere of the work by John Adams and Alice Goodman.
  • (415) 864-3330, www.sfopera.com

June 9: San Mateo County Fair

  • Through June 17
  • A concert by the Pointer Sisters opens the 2012 entertainment lineup; the fair also features contests, carnival games and more.
  • www.sanmateocountyfair.com

June 10: Haight Ashbury Street Fair

  • Live music, food and arts and crafts ring in the festival’s 35th year.
  • www.haightashburystreetfair.org

June 12: Christopher Buckley

  • The satirical novelist speaks at the Jewish Community Center.
  • (415) 292-1200, www.jccsf.org

June 14: Frameline36

  • Through June 24
  • The Castro, Roxie and Victoria theaters host the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.
  • www.frameline.org

June 16: North Beach Festival

  • Through June 17
  • More then 125 arts and crafts booths and 20 food vendors delight in Little Italy.
  • www.northbeachchamber.com

June 17: S.F. Ethnic Dance Festival

  • Through July 1
  • The third weekend of the 34th annual event presents international troupes at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.
  • www.worldartswest.org

June 19: Robert Heinecken, Edmund Teske

  • Through June 30
  • Robert Koch Gallery presents works by two photomontage experimentalists.
  • (415) 421-0122, www.kochgallery.com

June 21: Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

  • Through June 30
  • The Hyatt Regency S.F. showcases locally themed displays including a Golden Gate Bridge made out of toothpicks.
  • (415) 788-1234

June 23: Treasure Island Flea Market

  • Through June 24
  • This indoor-outdoor market has gourmet food and eclectic miscellany for sale on the island.
  • www.treasureislandflea.com

June 24: Stern Grove Festival

  • Anita Baker kicks off Stern Grove’s 75th season of free outdoor concerts.
  • www.sterngrove.org

June 26: Trini Lopez

  • Through July 1
  • “Mr. La Bamba,” favored by Dean Martin, performs hits at the Rrazz Room.
  • (800) 380-3095, www.therrazzroom.com

June 29: Circus Bella

  • Through June 30
  • The local circus troupe performs trapeze, tightrope and juggling tricks at noon in Yerba Buena Gardens.
  • www.ybgf.com

June 30: Walking Distance Dance Festival

  • Through July 1
  • The three-day, fringe-style event at ODC Theater features a dozen artists including ODC/Dance and guest performers from Singapore, Minneapolis, Seattle and Philadelphia.
  • www.odctheater.org

 

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