Oakland First Fridays shuts down at 9pm and the street sweepers roll in soon after. If you’re not ready to go home, here is some other stuff to do:

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 10pm, right in our footprint: 2330 Telegraph.

PTV GROUP SHOW OPENING NIGHT at Classic Cars West Beer Garden
Spoke Art is proud to present PTV – a group show featuring members of the East Bay graffiti crew Punks Thugs and Vandals. Classic Cars is a great space with (yes) classic cars and classic pinball too, just a half block down at 411 26th (toward Broadway).

PAST IS PRESENT VOL. II BOOK RELEASE at Chapter 510 and the Department of Make Believe
Chapter 510’s second annual book release of oral histories and migration stories from Oakland youth. In Past is Present vol. II, a group of 10th graders from MetWest High School delve into their family stories to craft narratives of resilience and resistance.

JODY MEDICH & IMOGEN SPEER at Warehouse 416
First Friday opening show by two Oakland artists, also featuring exquisite corpse drawings by members of Oakland artist collective Five Ton Crane.

THE (NOT SO) LATE SHOW at Spice Monkey Restaurant and Bar
Featuring up-and-coming & national headlining comedians. Great food, free parking, two-item minimum. 9:45pm, $15-20, 1628 Webster Street.

CREOLE CREED POP-UP at the Octopus Literary Salon
Creole Creed’s California Creole cuisine ever since their residency at Plum Bar ended, never fear: the family-owned, women-run business from Oakland is taking up residence at the Octopus Literary Salon. Runs to 11pm, 2101 Webster.

CLUB WATERFRONT AT Eva’s Waterfront
Dancing to Top 40 and old school classics. 15 Embarcadero West.

around kono,
around town



at the movies

The New Parkway Theatre
Just a half block down 24th!
Karaoke (for real, not a movie called “Karaoke”) at 8:00pm
Us at 9:30pm
Love Jones at 9:45pm

The Grand Lake Theatre
Oakland’s historic movie palace!
Last Black Man in San Francisco at 10:00pm
Rocketman at 9:00pm
Godzilla: King of the Monsters at 9:30pm

Regal Jack London
Dark Phoenix in 3D at 10:15pm
Godzilla: King of the Monsters at 10:10pm
The Secret Life of Pets 2 in 3D at 9:15pm
Ma at 10:30pm
Rocketman at 9:40pm
Aladdin at 9:45on

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