The Gap Between Intention and Action by Dr. David Eagleman

  March 27, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Join one of the world’s foremost neuroscientists, scientific advisor for HBO’s Westworld, and Host of Emmy-nominated television series on PBS and BBC The Brain for a one hour talk and Q&A session as David Eagleman will explore one of the most intriguing and challenging questions many of us face: Why don't we always do what we know we should?


Ai Weiwei's Human Flow Film Screening

  April 4, 2018 - 6:30 PM

Join Bay Area International Link for a community screening of Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei.


ARCA live @ 1015 Folsom

  April 5, 2018 - 7:00 PM

GRAY AREA, DJ DIALS, 1015 FOLSOM, and SWAGGER LIKE US present a once in a lifetime rare A/V live performance by ARCA at 1015 Folsom.


'discrete figures' performance by Rhizomatiks x Elevenplay

  April 19 - April 20, 2018

Gray Area in partnership with the Japan Foundation and Heron Arts are proud to present discrete figures by Rhizomatiks Research x ELEVENPLAY. Come re-imagine the boundary between real and imaginary, between object and movement.


Kangding Ray Live

  April 27, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Gray Area presents Kangding Ray live following the release of his new Album “HYPER OPAL MANTIS”.


Rival Consoles 'Persona' Live A/V Set

  May 19, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Gray Area and DJ Dials present Rival Consoles, a brand new live audio-visual accompanying his new album, 'Persona,' set for release on April 13th, 2018 via Erased Tapes.



BBC World Service - The Arts Hour on Tour in San Francisco

  March 15, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Join the BBC for a very special, San Francisco based recording of its world-renowned radio program, The Arts Hour on Tour.


Modular featuring Jan Blomqvist Live

  March 10, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Come join Modular at Gray Area featuring Jan Blomqvist who will grace us with a live performance baring his heart and soul. With a recent single release and after an unforgettable sunrise set atop the Robot Heart + Mayan Warrior at Burning Man, this is sure to be one magical night you will not want to miss.


Bond Conference by Backerkit

  March 9, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Backerkit welcomes you to attend Bond. A new, intimate conference that examines how creators make a living through the internet.


Noise Pop Presents Cuco

  February 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Join Noise Pop for Cuco in the Grand Theater!


Robert Rich's Sleep Concert, Presented by Flow Kana

  February 23, 2018 - 11:30 PM

Join Noise Pop for Robert Rich's Sleep Concert, Presented by Flow Kana


Noise Pop Presents
Japanese Breakfast, Jay Som and Hand Habits

  February 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM

Join Noise Pop for Japanese Breakfast & Jay Som with Hand Habits in the Grand Theater!


Team Human: Douglas Rushkoff and special guests

  February 16 - February 17, 2018

Come join Douglass Rushkoff's Team Human podcast in its first live broadcast event, with guests including Howard Rheingold and Annalee Newitz (Friday), Erik Davis, Lauren McCarthy, and Josette Melchor (Saturday) in no-holds-barred discussions with Rushkoff about what it means to be human in a digital age.


UNSEEN series | Winter 2018

  February 15, 2018 - 8:00 PM

Gray Area's UNSEEN series returns in February with collaborative A/V performances from the some of the most respected members of the Bay Area's underground music scene.


Hard French Winter Ball with disco legend Thelma Houston

  February 3, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Hard French returns to Gray Area's iconic Grand Theater for the 8th annual Hard French Winter Ball with disco legend Thelma Houston!


Carry On: Your Political PTSD Cure

  January 20, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Has it only been a year since the inauguration? Join us to treat that political PTSD, celebrate our victories and recharge for Year 2 with a night of art, resistance and dancing, dancing, dancing!