Nightlife

Two performers break into song prior to the start of Thursday's open mic event at the corner of 16th & Mission streets. Performers gather there every Thursday around 10 p.m. to perform poetry, songs and rap.

VIDEO: 16th & Mission Provides Unlikely Stage for Poets, Performers

Every Thursday, rain or shine, dozens of San Franciscans gather at the corner of Mission and 16th streets after the sun sets to rap, sing and recite poetry by the light of scattered street lamps....
Screen Shot 2012-10-12 at 3.46.07 PM

‘Elect to Laugh’: Will Durst’s Political Comedy at The Marsh

“Elect to Laugh,” a standup comedy show at The Marsh on Valencia Street, is the brainchild of political comic Will Durst, who will blend monologues and commentary starting at 8 p.m. every Tuesday between now and...