Win tickets to see "BigPicture" at California Academy of Sciences!

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BigPicture (Aug 1-Nov 2 2014) is the first major photography exhibit at California Academy of Sciences. It illustrates and celebrates the incredible diversity of life on Earth through 45 stunning works from professional-level nature and conservation photographers. Best of all: we've got four pairs of exhibit tickets to give away!

'Attack' by Pål Hermansen (winner of First Prize in the "Birds" category)

'Attack' by Pål Hermansen (winner of First Prize in the "Birds" category)

 To be in with a chance of winning them, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Birds" that contains your full name and mailing address.

From all entries we'll randomly select four winners for a pair of tickets to the California Academy of Sciences that include exhibit admission (worth $34.95 per ticket, valid until November 11, 2014.) Deadline to enter is Monday, September 29 at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Monday, and tickets will be mailed out. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

BigPicture at California Academy of Sciences
Aug 1-Nov 2, 2014
55 Music Concourse Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118
(415) 379-8000


Read October's 'On Q' for the chance to win tickets to see Bob Odenkirk in San Francisco!

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Read the October issue of On Q magazine online for the chance to win tickets to see comedian and actor Bob Odenkirk's sold-out talk in San Francisco!

Bob Odenkirk

Bob Odenkirk

Check out page 2 of KQED's member magazine to find out how to be entered to win. Hurry, entry deadline is October 8, 2014!


Win tickets to see Diana Krall live in San Francisco!

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Unfortunately, this contest has been canceled due to the postponement of Diana Krall's tour owing to ill-health.

Acclaimed jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall is coming to San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall on November 12 — and we've got a pair of tickets to give away!

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To be in with a chance of winning them, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Krall " that contains your full name.

From all entries we'll randomly select a winner for a pair of tickets (worth $$69.50 per ticket.) Deadline to enter is Tuesday, September 30 at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Tuesday, and tickets will be held at Will Call. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Diana Krall live in concert
7pm, Wednesday November 12, 2014
Davies Symphony Hall
201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 864-6000


Win tickets to see The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi sold-out talk!

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Indo-British-Muslim-American Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi opens up in his new memoir No Man’s Land about dealing with identity issues across three continents, climbing a ladder of brown-skinned stereotypes to Hollywood success, and how he finally came to own his Brown. Mandvi is also an accomplished stage, television and film actor, and is appearing at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco on October 11. This event is totally sold-out, but we've got a pair of tickets to give away!

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To be in with a chance of winning them, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Aasif " that contains your full name and address.

From all entries we'll randomly select a winner for a pair of tickets (worth $25 per ticket.) Deadline to enter is Friday, September 26 at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Friday, and tickets will be held at Will Call. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Aasif Mandvi at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
8pm, Saturday October 11, 2014

3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
415.292.1200


Win tickets to "Fresh Coat" graffiti installation at Jamieson Ranch

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Jamieson Ranch's "Fresh Coat" presents an installation of graffiti art from 13 prominent urban artists. This event on September 27 offers a concert by North Carolina band Delta Rae, Bay Area food trucks and wine from Jamieson Ranch Vineyards. Best of all, we've got a pair of tickets to give away!

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To be in with a chance of winning these tickets, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Fresh Coat" that contains your full name and address.

From all entries we'll randomly select a winner for a pair of tickets (worth $25 per ticket.) Deadline to enter is Friday, September 13 at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Friday, and tickets will be held at Will Call. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

"Fresh Coat" at Jamieson Ranch
1pm-6pm, September 27, 2014

1 Kirkland Ranch Road
American Canyon, CA 94503
Napa Valley
707.254.8673


Win an Upgraded Movie Experience at Jamieson Ranch's "Movies By Moonlight"! (September)

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Every Friday night through September 26, Jamieson Ranch presents its sundown "Movies By Moonlight" series of films in the vineyard beneath the stars! Each evening of film will feature a gourmet popcorn bar with a delectable range of seasonings, wine-on-tap for sale by the glass or growler (1L elegant branded vessel), and a special movie treat du jour.

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Every month until September they're offering one lucky KQED fan an upgraded movie experience at the screening of their choice, where they'll receive a free growler of wine and a Jamieson Ranch blanket (worth $106!)

Want to win this prize this month? To be in with a chance, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Moonlight" that contains your full name and mailing address. From all entries we'll randomly select a winner, who can choose which movie night they attend!

Deadline to enter is Friday, September 12  at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Friday. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

1 Kirkland Ranch Road
American Canyon, CA 94503
Napa Valley
707.254.8673


Win tickets to the De Young Museum's 'Modernism From The National Gallery of Art' exhibit!

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San Francisco's De Young Museum presents Modernism From The National Gallery of Art: a remarkable selection of modernist art from the end of World War II through the end of the century. Featuring works by Ellsworth Kelly, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, and Frank Stella, among others, it is a captivating selection of the National Gallery of Art’s collection. Best of all, we've got two more pairs of exhibit tickets to give away!

Roy Lichtenstein, Painting with Statue of Liberty, 1983. Oil and Magna on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington, collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff. 1966.81.6 © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein.

Roy Lichtenstein, Painting with Statue of Liberty, 1983. Oil and Magna on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington, collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff. 1966.81.6 © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein.

To be in with a chance of winning them, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "More Modernism" that contains your full name and address.

From all entries we'll randomly select two winners for a pair of tickets each (worth $24 per ticket.) Deadline to enter is Tuesday, September 9 at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Tuesday, and tickets will be mailed out. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art Through October 12, 2014 De Young Museum Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118 415.750.3600


Win tickets to 'The Future of Energy' film screening with Michael Franti!

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On Friday September 5, Planetary Advocates, Impact Hub Oakland, and KQED present the Bay Area premiere of the film The Future of Energy as part of Oakland’s First Friday/Art Murmur Events -- with musician Michael Franti performing a live acoustic set!

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Want to go? We have 3 pairs of tickets to give away: to be in with a chance of winning them, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Future of Energy" that contains your full name.

From all entries we'll randomly select 3 winners for a pair of tickets (worth $20 per ticket.) Deadline to enter is Friday, Aug 29 at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Friday, and tickets will be held at Will Call. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

 The Future of Energy screening with Michael Franti
7.45pm, Friday September 5
Impact Hub Oakland,  2323 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 858-2323


Win tickets to The Moth's sold-out San Francisco GrandSLAM Championship!

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The Moth presents the GrandSLAM, a battle of wits and words -- fierce, hilarious, heartbreaking and all points between. Listen as a roll-call of StorySLAM champs tell tales of "When Worlds Collide." On Tuesday September 2, using words as weapons, they battle to determine San Francisco's second-ever Moth GrandSLAM Story Champion!

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This phenomenally popular event at the Castro Theatre is sold out -- but we have 12 pairs of tickets to give away! 

To be in with a chance of winning them, just send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Moth Castro" that contains your full name and address.

From all entries we'll randomly select 12 winners for a pair of tickets (worth $20 per ticket.) Deadline to enter is Friday, Aug 29 at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Friday, and tickets will be held at Will Call. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

The Moth San Francisco GrandSLAM Championship
8pm, Tuesday September 2
Castro Theatre, 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 621-6350


Read September's On Q for the chance to win tickets to see the New York Times' Thomas L. Friedman!

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Read the September issue of On Q magazine online and you could win tickets to New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman's sold-out talk at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco!

Photo: Josh Haner

Photo: Josh Haner

Check out page 6 of On Q to find out how to be entered to win. Hurry: the entry deadline is September 8, 2014.