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Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
+1 415-978-2787
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City-owned performing arts center offering facilities for a variety of acts, both indoors and outside.
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“ballet” (4 reviews)
“showcase” (2 reviews)
“audience” (2 reviews)
701 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
+1 415-978-2787
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Although the homeless and junkies can be a problem, this is a nice place to eat and sandwich or to sunbathe.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I've seen the Smuin Ballet at Yerba Buena several times and have never been disappointed . This contemporary company is not to be missed. If you ever get a chance to see a production do yourself a favor and go .

Thank Miguel S
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Concerts, performances, art installations, conferences, receptions, we've been to them all at this marvelous complex One of the city's gems.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Sachs and the other exhibit were surreal. Not sure I understood either. I'm a space buff whose mom is an artist, so I've seen some far out exhibits in my time. Trying to understand the statement both artists were trying to convey.

1  Thank Powell T
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful show. We were a group of 4 couples with varying degrees of interest in ballet (some had none)! By the end of the show all of us were up clapping & cheering with a big smiles on our faces & snowflakes in...More

Thank Travelingfools2015
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Candidly, we very were disappointed in the content and quality of the exhibits here. The museum sign “Art of Making Things Happen” led to a let-down. We anticipated a more creative museum experience (think proactively, advancing the human race through ingenuity). Not here, not for...More

2  Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Wonderful, well-organized, if small gallery of modern, politically-engaged art. Not very expensive to get in ($10 normally, $8 for students and teachers), with about four large galleries to go through. I remember all of them making an impression-- from the parody music video advocating for...More

Thank ajhorse21
Reviewed 30 May 2016

The Showcase is a wonderful evening - we come from Sacramento and don't know anybody in the Ballet School. But the quality of the dancing and the presentation make it a lovely evening. The theatre itself is very nice - we sat in the balcony...More

Thank RioVistaMomma
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Came to see the Smuin Ballet and was greatly entertained. Perfect venue for dance. Centrally located, we spent a short time across the street at the SF Museum of Modern Art. Afterwards, there was an open air event in the park itself.

Thank GeraldP1941
Reviewed 20 December 2015

The location of this venue is very central, next to major hotels et al. The programming is greta, too but gosh, the seats! If you are seated on the side there is no way you can see a whole show without having neck pain. And...More

1  Thank vorsoni
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restaurants, and the San Francisco Giants now call
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