Past Events

Feb. 15, 2017, 7:30 p.m. - Feb. 15, 2017, 10 p.m.

A bedridden man entertains a curious little girl by telling her a fantastical story. The theme of this visually stunning epic fantasy is Beethoven's 9th Symphony. Come and get your ears and eyes blown with us !
Trailer is here:

Feb. 10, 2017, 7 p.m. - Feb. 10, 2017, 10 p.m.

Have a story to tell? We want to hear it!

We are looking for personal stories that are between 5 and 15 minutes long. If you have never done anything like this before but are interested, we can help!

Please email Stephanie at if you're interested in performing. Please include your name and story idea(s), how long you think the story might take to tell, and a brief bio so we can get to know who are performers are!

All stories must be nonfiction about yourself or something that has happened to you.

All storytellers ...

Feb. 1, 2017, 8 a.m. - Feb. 1, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

If you've heard of "Vanilla Sky", this is the original Spanish film it was based off of.

Jan. 28, 2017, 5 p.m. - Jan. 28, 2017, 7 p.m.

This week we gether to gather an understanding of masculinity by exploring the experiences, thoughts, and self-reflections of male participants or those affected by masculinity. This is a space to discuss and expose the unfair, unbalanced, or toxic aspects of the male experience which typically go unspoken or unrecognized in day-to-day social life and organizational interactions.

We will participate in this event with the shared agreement that "all are welcome", which means that no one's presence or participation will be questioned as long as they are speaking from their own experiences about the ways definitions of masculinity have caused ...

Jan. 22, 2017, noon - Jan. 22, 2017, 2 p.m.

Come and get trained with us and start making some impact on the local community!

Jan. 18, 2017, 8 p.m. - Jan. 18, 2017, 10 p.m.

Commemorating Gene Cernan.

Jan. 12, 2017, 8 p.m. - Jan. 12, 2017, 10:30 p.m.

What happens when you bring a baby to a community house? Last October, Helene and Matias moved in to Embassy SF with Freddie, at the time just over a year old. Besides learning to play the guitar (he's a natural) and picking up dancing, Freddie's been exposed to all manner of visitors, languages, animals and events.
What were Helene and Matias's hopes and fears coming in? What were some of their most memorable experiences? What advice do they have for communities with children?

What did we learn? How have our experiences living with children, both at Embassy ...

Dec. 30, 2016, 4 p.m. - Dec. 30, 2016, 9 p.m.

We can eat dinner and play games in any order. In addition to the usual Dungeons and Dragons, we're going to try our hands at another vintage test of strategy: Dragon's Pass. Bring and share a really complicated game from your past or even from childhood. And, join us by ambitiously playing it with new and established acquaintances.

For dinner contributions, bring a fish filet and we'll teach you how to cook it.

Dec. 13, 2016, 7 p.m. - Dec. 13, 2016, 10 p.m.

Join us for an intimate evening of storytelling and song with internationally acclaimed harpist/singer-songwriter Gillian Grassie!

With her harp on her back and her heart on her sleeve, Gillian Grassie has toured across Europe, Asia, and the Americas, converting harp skeptics into devout followers with genre-bending songs that challenge the conventions of her instrument and connect with listeners across cultures.

Her innovative approach to the harp, sophisticated but accessible songwriting, and soulful voice have earned her grants from the Thomas J Watson Fellowship and The US State Department, numerous harp accolades, and the devotion of her fans, who crowdfunded ...

Dec. 12, 2016, 8 p.m. - Dec. 12, 2016, 10 p.m.

The event aims to give people valuable information and resources on how to support communities in the face of a changing political climate. We will help community members better plan for and respond to emergency situations and public violence in a way that supports POC, LGBTQ people, and immigrants. We'll go over a basic know your rights training for police interactions. We will explore proven, and ever more important non-governmental avenues for change such as civil disobedience and boycotting in the private sector with examples from Standing Rock and the LGBTQ community in Indiana (Mike Pence's state). We ...