First Fridays ends at 9:00pm and we need to clear the streets quickly so our vendors and staff can clean up and go home. There’s plenty to do on a Friday night in Oakland, like:
KONO & downtown
INTERRUPTION SHOW at the All-Out Comedy Theater
Standup comedian Dalia Malek (BBC Radio, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, SF Sketchfest) and rotating co-hosts interrupt stand-up comedians mid-performance to ask burning questions, dig into backstories, and find out what happened next. 2525 Telegraph, doors open at 8:30pm, show at 9:00pm, $5 online/$8 door.
FIRST FRIDAYS BURLESQUE at the Stork Club
KONO’s beloved dive bar hosts this sexy esoteric revue every Friday night at 9:30pm, right in our footprint: 2330 Telegraph.
FISHNET FOLLIES STRIPTEASE SERENADE BURLESQUE AND CABARET SHOW at the Legionnaire Saloon
Step into THE GARTER ROOM-- an intimate burlesque affair. You know they can dance... But did you know our Follies SING, too? Our August 2nd Special Edition: STRIPTEASE SERENADE III! An all-singing, dancing, stripteasing showcase! Featuring the singing and dancing members of Fishnet Follies with special guests! 2272 Telegraph, 9:00pm, $8
ARI BIRD: ODDLY SATISFYING at Classic Cars West
Utilizing both tiny and oversized replicas, props and paintings, Ari Bird’s exhibition explores the oddly satisfying experience of elevating everyday objects/actions to become symbols of ritual, transcendence, and connection with others. 411 26th Street, free.
TRACES, works by Joy Busse and Kelly Patrick Dugan, Warehouse 416
416 26th Street, free.
THE NOT SO LATE SHOW at Spice Monkey
Featuring the best comedians from the Bay Area and beyond, with appearances on Comedy Central, HBO, Late Night talk shows, and performances on every habitable continent, we bring you a hilarious lineup of comedians every week! 1628 Webster Street, 9:30pm, $15-20
NO SE FIRST FRIDAY DANCE PARTY at the Starline Social Club
Resident DJs, 9:00pm, 2236 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
The New Parkway Theatre, 474 24th Street (right off Telegraph)
Her Smell (9:25), Dr. Strangelove (10:30), free karaoke in the mezzanine!
The Grand Lake Theatre, 3200 Grand Avenue
Avengers: Endgame in 3D (8:30,9:45), Us (8:45)
Regal Jack London Stadium 9, 100 Washington Street
Avengers: Endgame (8:00,9:30 and 10:00), Ugly Dolls (9:40), Long Shot (9:45), The Intruder (10:20), Shazam! (9:15)
Bay Street Emeryville AMC 16
Avengers: Endgame (10:00, 11:15 & 11:40; 3D: 9:00 & 10:30)