For a very Californian experience go to the Audium. A 60s style professor creates a soundscape in a room filled with 150 speakers. You troop through a darkened corridor and then sit in a circle in complete darkness. Then the professor plays and mixes strange sounds – supposed to be 3d and sound sculptures but there’s a lot of running water and what sounds like a band of monkeys playing Hammond organs. Bizarre.
1616 Bush Street; performaces are at 8.30 on Fri and Sat only (arrive by 8pm); tel: (415) 771 1616;
The world's campest review, packed with silly songs and jokes, climaxing with enormous automated hats, while gorgeous waiters bring champagne to your seats and you laugh yourself silly at a delightful topical show sitting half between 'Spitting Image' and a pantomime. Brilliant and unmissable.
Club Fugazi, 678 Beach Blanket Babylon Boulevard (Green Street - In the heart of North Beach);
tel: (415) 421 4222;
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