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NightLife LIVE: June
Baltimore indie act Lower Dens bring their perfected brand of moody pop to the NightLife LIVE stage this week, playing songs from their latest album Escape from Evil, which NPR lauded for its “synth-driven beauty.” Supporting act Tamaryn returns to a familiar stomping ground with sultry shoegaze stylings from their 2015 Cranekiss LP and beyond.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Locals Only Pop-Ups
6:00 - 10:00pm, Browse used & new vinyl, CD's and Books from Green Apple Books and fresh indie vinyl from Bay Area Record Fair labels.
LIVE Screen Printing
6:00 - 10:00pm, Check out the special edition June NightLife LIVE design, custom created by San Franpsycho. Bring a shirt or tote and get a print for $10 or buy one of their custom printed, high-style versions for $20-$25.
Warriors Game 6
(Connect the Continents)
6:00 - 8:30, Watch Game 6 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on our big Connect the Continents screen.
Music and the Warriors game in the Piazza by BFF.fm DJs.
About NightLife LIVE
Inspired by science and powered by sound, the Academy will transform into an oasis of music and art on one special night per month with the NightLife LIVE 2016 summer music series (as part of our weekly Thursday night programming).
Catch live performances on the outdoor West Garden stage as the greenest museum on the planet transforms into one of SF's most unique music venues. Experience interactive art installations, out-of-this-world video projections, science side shows, and more—all while exploring cutting-edge exhibits and marveling at 38,000 live animals.
Special thanks to DoTheBay, our official media partner for NightLife LIVE 2016!
More details here.
West Garden Performance Schedule
Opening Band—7:45-8:30 pm
Outdoor DJs—6:00-7:45 pm
Indoor DJs—6:00-10:00 pm
MUSEUM EXHIBIT TIMES
6:00-7:45 pm, Osher Rainforest—explore a lush, four-story rainforest that's teeming with life.
6:00-10:00 pm, Color of Life—Discover a world of dazzling live animals and shimmering scientific specimens.
FOOD & DRINK
A variety of food options are available at NightLife from 6:00-9:30 pm, including The Academy Cafe and The Academy Cafe Food Cart located in the front lobby. Enjoy a different fresh seasonal "craft on draft" cocktail at each NightLife bar area designed by our resident mixologist Shane McKnight! All bars accept cash and credit cards.
Please note: Planetarium seating is limited . Admission is available to NightLife guests on a first-come, first-served basis. No passes required. We recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to showtime.
PLEASE BE ADVISED
Special programs and lectures may have limited seating and admission will be made available to visitors on a first-come, first-served basis.
Upcoming NightLife Events
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Come celebrate love, equality, self-expression and San Francisco Pride at NightLife's annual Pride Party!
NightLife celebrates the best of the Academy with after-hours science inside the greenest museum on the planet.