Win tickets to the San Francisco International Film Festival: Giveaway #1!

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Win a pair of tickets to music/film event Thao and the Get Down Stay Down at the Castro Theatre as part of the San Francisco International Film Festival on Tuesday, April 29 — the first of our Festival giveaways!

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Singer/guitarist Thao Nguyen and her band the Get Down Stay Down will play live, accompanying classic, strange and funny films from the silent era, including: Charles Chaplin’s anarchic The Pawnshop, Robert Florey and Slavko Vorkapich’s groundbreaking The Life and Death of 9413: A Hollywood Extra, alchemical animation by Harry Smith and classic newsreels. The evening also features original short videos that Nguyen made in collaboration with filmmaker Lauren Tabak, including one created especially for this event.

Want to go? All you have to do to enter is answer this question:

"What is the name of the advocacy group that Thao Nguyen became a member of?"

Send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Thao Nguyen" that contains your answer and your full name. From all correct entries, we'll randomly select one winner to receive a pair of tickets (worth $44.)

Deadline to enter is Monday, April 28, at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Monday morning, and tickets will be held at Will Call at the venue. Value: $22 per ticket. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, live at the San Francisco International Film Festival
April 29, 2014, 8p.m

The Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 621-6350

 

 


Read the May issue of 'On Q' for your chance to win Antiques Roadshow tickets!

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You could be taking your treasure to the Antiques Roadshow! (Image: PBS)

You could be taking your treasure to the Antiques Roadshow! (Image: PBS)

Check out page 10 of KQED's member magazine On Q to find out how to be entered to win a pair of tickets to the Santa Clara taping of Antiques Roadshow on June 7!

Hurry, the entry deadline is May 12, 2014. Click here to read On Q.

Already applied for Antiques Roadshow tickets and wondering what happens next?

The April 7 ticket application deadline has passed, and WGBH will not directly notify applicants regarding the status of their application. However, from Tuesday, April 29, their online Ticket Checker tool will be available for all online ticket applicants to use to find out whether their applications were chosen in the random drawing. Click here for more information from WGBH


Win tickets to see Jack Jones at Yoshi's Oakland!

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"Arguably the most technically accomplished male pop singer" -- New York Times

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Singer Jack Jones

 

We've got two pairs of tickets to give away to see singer Jack Jones live at Yoshi's Oakland on May 6!

Want to go? All you have to do to enter is answer this question:

"What is the name of the Jack Jones track that features on the official motion picture soundtrack to the 2013 movie American Hustle?"

Send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Jack Jones" that contains your answer and your full name. From all correct entries, we'll randomly select two winners for a pair of tickets each (worth $44 each.)

Deadline to enter is Tuesday, April 29, at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Tuesday morning, and tickets will be held at Will Call.

Jack Jones at Yoshi’s Oakland
Tuesday May 6, 2014 at 8pm
510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607
510.238.9200


Win tickets to see "Freakonomics" authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner at INFORUM!

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Authors Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, authors of Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics are coming to San Francisco's INFORUM to talk about their new book Think Like a Freak. With the aim of teaching us how to make smarter, harder, and better decisions, practical insights from “The Upside of Quitting” to “How to Succeed – With No Talent,” Levitt and Dubner again want to turn your brain inside out and made statistics sexy.

General admission tickets to this event at the Castro Theatre are almost sold out - but we have 10 pairs of tickets to give away!

 

Want to go? All you have to do to enter is answer this question:

"In what year was Levitt & Dubner’s best-seller Freakonomics originally published?"

Send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Freakonomics" that contains your answer and your full name. From all correct entries, we'll randomly select 10 winners for a pair of tickets each.

Deadline to enter is Monday, May 12, at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Monday morning. Tickets will be held at will call at the Castro Theatre.

Value: $25 per ticket. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Freakonomics with Steven Levitt & Stephen Dubner

Where:
Castro Theatre, 429 Castro St., San Francisco, CA 94114
When:
Tuesday, May 20, 7pm


KQED Fans: free tickets to see Michael Krasny in conversation with authors Dani Shapiro & Ayelet Waldman

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KQED Forum host Michael Krasny will be appearing at City Arts and Lectures in San Francisco on Thursday, in conversation with authors Dani Shapiro (Slow Motion, Devotion) and Ayelet Waldman (Red Hook Road, Bad Mother: A Chronicle of Maternal Crimes, Minor Calamities and Occasional Moments of Grace.)

We're delighted that City Arts and Lectures are offering FREE tickets to KQED's social media fans! To redeem, simply visit their Buy Tickets page and enter promo code KQEDLOVE. If you prefer, you can also get your ticket on the night by mentioning KQED at the door.

DANI SHAPIRO & AYELET WALDMAN
In Conversation with Michael Krasny
Thursday, April 17, 2014, 7:30 pm
Nourse Theater, 201-299 Hayes St, San Francisco, CA 94102
415.392.4400


Win $50 de Young Museum gift card, catalogue and Georgia O'Keeffe tickets!

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To celebrate our upcoming free KQED Member Days at San Francisco's de Young Museum on April 18 and 19 -- including their acclaimed new exhibit Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George -- we've got some very special prizes to give away!

Georgia O’Keeffe, Petunias, 1925. Oil on board. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, gift of the M. H. de Young Family. © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Georgia O’Keeffe, Petunias, 1925. Oil on board. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, museum purchase, gift of the M. H. de Young Family. © Georgia O’Keeffe Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Answer our question correctly and you could be the winner of:

Grand Prize:
A $50 gift card to the Museum store and Café
A Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George catalogue (value $40)
Two VIP tickets to see the exhibit (value $58)

Second Prize:
Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George catalogue (value $40)

Third Prize: 
Two VIP tickets to see the exhibit (value $58)

 

Want to win? Just answer this question:

"What photographer and art dealer was Georgia O'Keeffe famously married to (and ultimately estranged from)?"

Send an email to giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Georgia O'Keeffe" that contains your answer, your full name and your mailing address. From all correct entries, we'll randomly select 3 winners.

Deadline to enter is Wednesday, April 23, at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Wednesday morning. Ticket prizes will be held at Will Call, and other prizes will be mailed.

You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Modern Nature: Georgia O'Keeffe and Lake George
Through May 11, 2014

de Young Museum
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118
Open 9:30 a.m.‒5:15 p.m. Tuesdays–Sundays; Open select holidays including February 17, 2014; closed most Mondays


Free Movie Tickets: See Ben Kingsley in WW2 Drama "Walking With The Enemy"

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Inspired by a true story, Walking With The Enemy (in theaters April 25) is an film of love, courage, and sacrifice. Set in Hungary during the final months of World War II, a young man sets out to find his displaced family by using a stolen Nazi uniform to pose as an officer. Filled with suspense and danger, he undertakes extraordinary measures to reroute his family and others to safety by disrupting the activities of the German occupiers.

Want to see it for free? We've got 50 pairs of preview tickets available to KQED fans!

All you have to do is visit gofobo.com/rsvp and enter the exclusive code KQED8EFS to download your pass. Hurry, tickets are only available while supplies last. Value: $12.50 per ticket.

Screening: Walking With The Enemy
Tuesday, April 17, 7:00pm

Century San Francisco Centre 9 and XD 
845 Market Street 5th floor of Westfield Shopping Centre
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 538-8422

 


See Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman in "The Railway Man" for free!

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Update: all passes have been claimed for this offer!

Based on the bestselling autobiography, The Railway Man tells the epic true story of Eric Lomax (Colin Firth), a British Army officer who is tormented as a prisoner of war at a Japanese labor camp during World War II. Decades later, Lomax and his beautiful love interest Patti (Nicole Kidman) discover that the Japanese interpreter responsible for much of his treatment is still alive and set out to confront him, and his haunting past.

Want to see it for free? We've got 50 pairs of tickets available to KQED fans!

All you have to do is visit gofobo.com/rsvp and enter the exclusive code KQEDE326 to download your pass. Hurry, tickets are only available while supplies last. Value: $12.50 per ticket.

 

Screening: The Railway Man
Tuesday, April 15, 7:00pm

Landmark Theatres Embarcadero Center
1 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 352-0835


Win tickets to the Walt Disney Family Museum's new exhibit!

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The Walt Disney Family Museum presents new exhibition Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair (March 13--September 7, 2014), exploring the artistic process and development of one of Walt Disney’s most original, beloved, and influential designer and art directors: Mary Blair (d.1978). Blair’s joyful creativity―her eye-appealing designs and exuberant color palette―endure in numerous media, including classic Disney animated films, such as CinderellaAlice in Wonderland, and Peter Pan, and theme park attractions at Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort, most notably “it’s a small world.”

Want to see this exhibition for free? We have five pairs of tickets (including general museum admission) to give away! All you have to do to enter is answer this question:

"In what year was Mary Blair born?"

Send an email giveaway@kqed.org with the subject "Mary Blair" that contains your answer, your full name and your mailing address. From all correct entries, we'll randomly select 5 winners for a pair of tickets each.

Deadline to enter is Monday, April 14, at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Monday morning. Tickets will be mailed to winners.

Value: $25 per ticket. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair 
March 13--September 7, 2014

Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94129
(415) 345-6800

 


Win a pair of tickets to see singer-songwriter Matt Andersen at Biscuits and Blues!

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"Showcases his talent for blending unique blues and roots influenced guitar playing with high quality songwriting" -- Nina Small, American Songwriter 

To celebrate the release of his new studio album Weightless, New Brunswick blues singer-songwriter Matt Andersen is playing at San Francisco's Biscuits and Blues as part of a 20-date US tour — and KQED has a pair of tickets to give away!

Want to go? All you have to do to enter is answer this question:

"In what year did Matt Andersen release his album Coal Mining Blues?"

Email us your answer and full name to giveaway@kqed.org and from all correct entries, we'll randomly select a winner to receive a pair of tickets (worth $20 each.)

Deadline to enter is Tuesday, April 15, at 9am. Winners will be notified by e-mail on Tuesday morning, and tickets will be held at will call.

Matt Andersen -- CD Release Show
Where:
Biscuits and Blues
401 Mason St, San Francisco, CA 94102
When:
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 8pm