It was supposed to be a mostly quiet holiday weekend with a couple of huge events in the middle. It turned out to be much more than that.
Every year I do one of these posts. I posted in the blog a lot less this year due to other activities taking up my time, but I have pulled together a list of some of my favorite things and biggest disappointments of the year and will likely be posting plenty more in 2015.
We spent Halloween weekend in Los Angeles, seeing Danny Elfman, Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo, and TeamMate.
The last weekend in October is traditionally the time when Neil and Pegi Young bring together their friends and other musicians to raise money for The Bridge School.
On Friday night after work, we braved the cable car up California Street for an excellent performance by Daryl Hall and John Oates.
This weekend was a very full one. We attended GaymerX2, a convention which emphasized providing a safe event for the LGBTQ community, but was inclusive for everyone too. We got tickets to attend because the folks behind Cards Against Humanity were sponsoring the event and we figured they’d have something cool for us there.
Since I last posted, we attended three additional SF Sketchfest events, which encompassed almost our entire weekend.
Last night, I walked six miles from work to Divisadero and split a chicken cheesesteak with my wife at Jay’s. We attended a charity event at The Independent where a bunch of frou frou people enjoyed the open bar, and my wife and I enjoyed the hell out of a show by Foster the People.
Last weekend, after the Throckmorton show in Mill Valley, Vienna Teng returned to the Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley for a couple of special feature shows.
This weekend was one of those weekends full of friends and music and food and I am writing this at a point where physically and mentally I am quite far beyond the term I would classify as exhausted. It was time for what has become a late December tradition: the Vienna Teng Holiday Concert Series.