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Friday, February 5, 2010

This Weekend: All the S.F. Haiti Benefits We Could Find, Part Deux

Posted By on Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 5:32 PM

Dear Bay Area, you are BRINGING IT. Supervisors, hip-hoppers, burners, jazz birds, indie rockers, plain-old rockers, eaters, drinkers, and art doodz: Look how many benefits! Feel proud! Love, ASD.

American Red Cross Haitian Relief Effort Benefit Show: Tomihira, Tracing Figures, Foxtail Somersault: Fri., Feb. 5, 9 p.m., $5-$15 sliding scale. House of Shields, 39 New Montgomery (at Jessie), 975-8651, www.houseofshields.com.

A Benefit Concert for Sionfonds of Haiti and Foyer De Sion Orphanage: Live music with Anthony Blea, Ray Obiedo, John Santos, Jesus Diaz, Wayne Wallace, Bill Ortiz, Jeff Cressman, Sandy Cressman, David Belove, David Flores, Elena Pinderhughes, Javier Navarrette, Jeff Narell, Paul van Wageningen, Marc van Wageningen, Dan Foltz, Larry de la Cruz, Roger Glenn, Paul Mousavi, David Matthews, the Latin Jazz Youth Ensemble of SF, and others. Sun., Feb. 28, 3 p.m., $25. Pier 23 Cafe, Pier 23 (at Embarcadero), 362-5125, www.pier23cafe.com.

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Baby Be Mine Valentines Day Fashion Show Fundraiser: Live music and fancy times with clothing and jewelry designers. Thu., Feb. 11, 6 p.m., $20-$50. Temple SF, 540 Howard (at First St.),978-9942, www.templesf.com

Benefit for Haiti: T.I.T.S., Eats Tapes, Houndsound, C.L.A.W.S., Kit Clayton, Sutekh: Wed., Feb. 10, 9 p.m. Elbo Room, 647 Valencia (at 18th St.), 552-7788, www.elbo.com.

Board of Supervisors Haiti Relief Fundraiser: Live music, a report from Haiti, and all 11 Supervisors. Fri., Feb. 5, 5 p.m., $20, 554-6975, www.haitiaction.net. Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell (at Van Ness), www.rickshawstop.com.

David Choe Haiti Benefit: Purchase of limited edition Haitian Girl print benefits Yelé Haiti. Through Feb. 21. $300. Fifty24SF, 252 Fillmore (at Laussat), 252-9144, www.fifty24sf.com.

Do It for Haiti: With the S.F. Mime Troupe, Kalbass Kreyol, The Bodice Rippers, Joe Rut Band, Funky Beulah, Diva Marisa Lenhardt, San Francisco Early Music Society, Chicken John & Dr. Hal, Flaming Lotus Girls, Museum of Unnatural Selection, Life Size Mouse Trap, and more. Sat., Feb. 20, 2 p.m., $10 suggested donation, all ages. NIMBY, 8410 Amelia (at 85th Ave.), Oakland, www.nimbyspace.org.

Earthquake Relief Concert for Haiti: Kalbass Kreyol featuring Naima Shalhoub & Amy Serrata: Mon., Feb. 15, 8 & 10 p.m., $20. Yoshi's Japanese Restaurant, 510 Embarcadero West (at Washington), Oakland, 510-238-9200, www.yoshis.com.

Ellul Haiti Benefit: All proceeds from local electronic duo Ellul's recent EP go to Partners in Health. Through Feb. 5, pay what you can, www.ellul.bandcamp.com

Sean Hayes, Sean Smith, Tim Cohen, Windy Gap, Misisipi Mike, Adam LeSassier-Kirk: Haiti relief benefit show. Sat., Feb. 6, 9 p.m., $7-$20. Amnesia, 853 Valencia (at 20th St.), 970-0012, www.amnesiathebar.com.

"How Do You Spell Relief???: A Benefit for the Victims of the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti": w/ Felonious MCs, Radio Active, Raw Deluxe, Señor Oz, Pleasuremaker, B.Cause, Max Kane, Teeko, MAKossa, Kung Fu Chris, Guillermo, Aspect McCarthy, M3. Fri., Feb. 5, 9 p.m., $10 suggested donation. Club Six (The Dark Room), 60 Sixth St. (at Jessie), 863-1221, www.clubsix1.com.

"Love & Haiti": A portion of food and drink proceeds benefits earthquake victims. Sun., Feb. 14, 5 p.m., free. Mercury Lounge, 1582 Folsom (at 12th St.), 551-1582, www.mercurysf.com.

Port O'Brien Haiti Benefit: Download of the Pan American Sessions EP is $4 and benefits Doctors Without Borders. Feb. 5-28, $4. www.portobrien.com.

School of Rock Alumni: Haitian Relief Benefit: Sun., Feb. 28, 1 p.m., $10-$15, all ages, www.schoolofrock.com. Cafe Du Nord, 2170 Market (at Sanchez), 861-5016, www.cafedunord.com.

Haiti Benefit for Doctors without Borders: Stomacher, Mister Loveless, Mata Leon, Links: Fri., Feb. 5, 9:30 p.m., $10. Cafe Du Nord, 2170 Market (at Sanchez), 861-5016, www.cafedunord.com.

Haiti Benefit for Doctors without Borders: The Yes Go's, Epiphanette, Lucabrazzi: Wed., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $5. El Rio, 3158 Mission (at Precita), 282-3325, www.elriosf.com.

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