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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • AAPI Open Mic
    AAPI Open Mic
    Sat, May 25
    May 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    May 25, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Calling all poets, musicians, visual artists and more!
  • Words for the Dying (1990) by Rob Nilsson, Film Screening
    Words for the Dying (1990) by Rob Nilsson, Film Screening
    Sat, May 25
    May 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    May 25, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    John Cale and Brian Eno try to make a record in Amsterdam, Moscow, Wales and London. Nilsson tries to make a film about it. Will they succeed?
  • Open Mic Music & Talent Showcase
    Open Mic Music & Talent Showcase
    Sun, May 26
    May 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    May 26, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Sing and dance at the happiest corner on earth! Bring your songs and poems. Sign up at 4 pm.
  • Grant Levin Jazz Trio
    Grant Levin Jazz Trio
    Sat, Jun 01
    Jun 01, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Jun 01, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Jazz pianist Grant Levin brings his magic to Clarion!
  • Community Potluck
    Community Potluck
    Sat, Jun 08
    Jun 08, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Jun 08, 2024, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    Eat food and meet new and old friends!
  • Erika Oba Trio
    Erika Oba Trio
    Fri, Jun 21
    Jun 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    Jun 21, 2024, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
    The Erika Oba Trio celebrates the release of Ghosts on the Water. The album explores themes of ecology and ritual, and features original works as well as arrangements of Japanese and Okinawan folk songs.
  • 3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown
    3rd Saturday Poetry in Chinatown
    Sat, Jun 22
    Jun 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Jun 22, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Poetry Reading with two features and an open mic.
  • Paper Angels (1985) by Genny Lim, Film Screening
    Paper Angels (1985) by Genny Lim, Film Screening
    Sat, Jun 29
    Jun 29, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Jun 29, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Drama of Chinese Immigrants detained on Angel Island in 1915 during Chinese Exclusion era.
  • Lyre of Apollo Workshop
    Lyre of Apollo Workshop
    Sun, Jul 21
    Jul 21, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Jul 21, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Are you ready to have your first hands-on experience with the Lyre of Apollo, the instrument that shaped Classical Greece?
  • Tangents Radio Presents Lyre of Apollo and Pandura Duo Concert
    Tangents Radio Presents Lyre of Apollo and Pandura Duo Concert
    Sun, Jul 21
    Jul 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Jul 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Hear the ancient instruments of Greece!

CLASSES

  • Free! Cantonese Speaking Class
    Free! Cantonese Speaking Class
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, May 25
    May 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Clarion Performance Arts Center, 2 Waverly Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
    Learn to speak Cantonese in a supportive and fun way.
  • Lyre of Apollo Workshop
    Lyre of Apollo Workshop
    Sun, Jul 21
    Jul 21, 2024, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
    Clarion Performing Arts Center, 2 Waverly Pl, San Francisco, CA 94108, USA
    Are you ready to have your first hands-on experience with the Lyre of Apollo, the instrument that shaped Classical Greece?

Showgirl Magic Museum

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The museum pays tribute to the vibrant nightclub scene in San Francisco Chinatown during the 1940’s to 70’s. It is also the home

of Grant Avenue Follies, Clarion's

Artists in Residence.

Located in the underground alcove of the Clarion, The museum is

open by appointment only.