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Red-hot Valentine's Day event listings

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Psytrance and breaks. Sat, 10pm-5am. $15 before 11pm; $20 after. DNA Lounge, 375 11th St, San Francisco, 415.626.1409.

98.1 Kiss FM's Valentine's Kiss Cruise
Cruise the Bay on the SF Spirit and enjoy a three-course meal. Fri-Sat, 7:45-11pm. $75. Pier 9, San Francisco, 408.998.TIXS.

Affairs of the Heart
A multi-artist celebration of Valentine's Day. Thu-Sun, Tue-Wed. Thru Feb 28. Gallery Saratoga, 14435-A Big Basin Way, Saratoga, 408.867.0458.

Anti-Valentine's Day Party
Sat. Ugly's, 1313 El Camino Real, Mountan View, 650.965.8255.

Art for the Heart!
Part of a series of art workshops for kids ages three to five. Sat, 11:30am-12:30pm. Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, 408.247.3754.

Art for Your Sweetheart
Thu-Sun, Tue-Wed. Thru Feb 22. Aegis Gallery, 14531 Big Basin Way #2, Saratoga, 408.867.0171.

Art Museum of Los Gatos Reception
Touch my heART, an auction and raffle of original art benefiting the museums of Los Gatos. Sat, 5:30-9:30pm. Art Museum of Los Gatos, 4 Tait Ave, Los Gatos.

Art of Love and Romance Miniatures
A group show depicting images of love and romance. Thu-Wed. Thru Feb 28. ART21, 539 Alma St., Palo Alto, 650.566.1381.

Azucar!: A Tribute to Celia Cruz
A Valentine's Day dinner and dance with amulti-media presentation celebrating hte life and work of Cuban diva Celia Cruz. Tito Garcia y su Orquesta Internacional play a Celia Cruz tribute and provde the romantic dance tunes for the evening. Part of the Mexican Heritage Plaza's Africa in the Americas event. Sat, cocktails 6pm; dinner 7pm; salsa dance 9pm-midnight. $50 Cuban dinner, snagria and dance; $15 dance only. Mexican Heritage Plaza, Alum Rock Avenue and S. King Road, San Jose, 800.642.8482.

Bellydance Superstars
Presented by the Edge and Miles Copland. Dinner reservations and preferred seating prices available. Call 650.321.6464. Sat, doors 7pm; show 8pm. $18/$20. The Edge Nightclub, 260 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, 650.289.0222.

Big Love: A Valentine's Day Celebration
With Terry Mullan and Simon. Sat. Club V, 40539 Albrae St, Fremont, 800.CLU.BV80.

Crushed
An exhibition of original art inspired by unrequited love. Fri-Wed. Opens Feb 13. The Canvas Cafe & Gallery, 1200 Ninth Ave, San Francisco.

Cupid's Dinner
With a strolling Gypsy violinist. Fri, 5-10pm. call for reservations. Nicolino's Garden, 1228 Reamwood Ave, Sunnyvale, 408.734.5323.

Eleonor England and the Eddy Sambuaga All Stars
The 3rd annual Black Valentine's Day Show. Sat, 8pm. $13. The Exit Theatre, 156 Eddy St, San Francisco, 415.951.4812.

Fairmont Valentine's Day Packages
Weekend escapes, restaurant packages, music and more. Fri-Sun. Various packages available. Fairmont Hotel, 170 S. Market St, San Jose, 408.998.1900.

Family Outdoor Discovery
A Valentine's Day Adventure along the Fremont Older. Sat, 10:30am-1pm. Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, 650.691.1200.

Fantasy
With DJs BB Hayes, Jaime Gonzalez, Albert Campoy, Psycosis, Chris Serrano, Sergio Aragones and Masta B. Bottle service and VIP booths available. Visit www.ultrasoundsmusic.com. Sat. call 408.297.0607 for dinner reservations. Club Palermo, 394 S. Second St, San Jose, 408.947.7070.

The Grand Party With Rollie Willis and Friends
Sat, 8pm-midnight. Spiedo Ristorante, 151 West Santa Clara St., San Jose, 408.971.6096.

How We First Met
The international romantic comedy where couples in the audience are invited to share their stories amidst improvised sketches and songs. Fri-Sat, 8pm. Thru Feb 28. $35/$25. Velvet Lounge, 443 Broadway St, San Francisco, 415.788.0228.

Hyphen's Speed Your Love Fundraiser
Bringing together a range of singles from Hyphen's community for speed dating, music and more. Sat, 6pm-11pm. $20-$40 admission includes two free drinks. SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan, San Francisco.

Improv for Lovers
A special night of improvised comedy from BATS improv. Fri-Sat, 7:30pm. $12/$15. Bayfront Theater, Building B, 3rd floor, San Francisco, 415.474.8935.

Jazz Up Your Valentine at the Temple
Sat, 8pm. The Temple Bar & Lounge, 52 S. First St, San Jose, 408.288.8518.

Joey & Maria's Comedy Italian Wedding
An interactive dinner experience presented by Dillstar Productions. Sat, 7:30pm. Dave & Buster's, Great Mall of the Bay, Milpitas, 408.957.9215.

Johnny Steele's Valentine's Day Comedy Show
With Bob Sarlatte, Geof Bolt and Larry "Bubbles" Brown. Sat, 8pm. $14/$16. Little Fox, 2209 Broadway, Redwood City, 650.369.4119.

Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Sat. Biscuits and Blues, 401 Mason St at Geary, San Francisco, 415.292.2583.

Love and Lust
Including artists in all media. Thu-Sat, Mon-Wed. Thru Feb 25. Pacific Art League, 668 Ramona St, Palo Alto, 650.321.3891.

Love Fest 2004
Hosted by Aya de Leon. Sat, 7pm & 9:30pm. $10/$12. La Pena Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 510.849.2568.

Love on the Beach: City Beach Valentine's Night Party
Four-course dinner of ahi tuna or rack of lamb, live music and DJ, interactive games and free pool, ping pong and HyperBowl. Visit www.citybeach.com for more info. Sat, 8pm-2am. dinner and dancing $49.95 per couple; dancing only $10 per person. City Beach, 4020 Technology Pl, Fremont, 510.621.2500.

Main Gallery Reception
A Valentine's Day reception showcasing the work of Jo Anne Beasley and Pixie Couch. Sat, 3pm-6pm. The Main Gallery, 1018 Main St, Redwood City, 650.701.1018.

My Bloody Valentine Bash
With I Will Kill You Fucker, Ned, Ramona the Pest, Slow Poisoners, She Mob and more. Fri. Starry Plough, 3101 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, 510.841.2082.

Oceanic Society Whale Watching Expeditions
www.oceanicsociety.org. Fri-Sun. Thru May 16. Oceanic Society Expeditions, Fort Mason Center, Bldg E, San Francisco, 415.474.3385.

Rancho's Annual Valentine's Day Dinner Dance
Featuring music by Le Jazz Hot. Call for reservations. Sat. Rancho Nicasio, 1 Old Rancherio Road, Nicasio, 415.662.2219.

Romantic Valentine's Dinner at Pigalle
Includes appetizer, soup or salad, main course and dessert. Sat. $59.95; reservations recommended. Pigalle, 27 N. Santa Cruz Ave, Los Gatos, 408.395.7924.

San Francisco Zoo's 15th Annual Valentine's Day Sex Tour
Take a 60-minute narrative tour led by zoo animal staff and learn about the mating and courtship behaviors of many animals at the zoo. Visit www.sfzoo.org. Sat-Sun, 10am and 2pm. $55 per person; reservations required. San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Rd, San Francisco, 415.753.7165.

SF Symphony Music for Families Concert
Edwin Outwater conducts romantic music. Sat, 2pm. $10-$50. Davies Symphony Hall, 201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, 415.864.6000.

SPLASH Valentine's Day Party
Two floors of dancing with DJ Alexander in the main room and DJs Fil Maresca and CAPnT upstairs. Featuring food, prizes, drag queen performances and the Watergarden Go-go dancers. Sat, 9pm. $8. Waves Smokehouse & Saloon, 65 Post St, San Jose, 408.885.9283.

Sweetheart Show
Plus Neopolitan favorites, classic opera and dancing in the Nicolo Room. Sat, 6:15-8:15pm and 9-11pm; dancing 7-11pm. $49.50 per person for four-course meal; reservations required. Nicolino's Garden, 1228 Reamwood Ave, Sunnyvale, 408.734.5323.

Temptation
Classic hip-hop and juicy hits with DJs Devious Dave, Vinyl, Torque, fabian and Flame. Sat, 9pm-2am. ladies free until 11pm. Blue Tattoo, 170 W. St. John, San Jose, 408.286.1515.

Triton Museum Reception
Spend a romantic evening at the museum with art, wine and song. Sun, 6pm-8pm. Triton Museum of Art, 1505 Warburton Ave, Santa Clara, 408.247.3754.

Valentine Dance Party at the Cupertino Senior Center
With music by the Cupertino High School Leadership Group, plus refreshments and prizes. Fri, 7-9pm. free. Cupertino Senior Center, 21251 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, 408.777.3150.

Valentine Show and Dance with Stompy Jones
Sat, 6:30pm. dinner and show $75 per couple; show $35 per couple, includes swing dance lesson. Berkeley City Club, 2315 Durant Ave., Berkeley.

Valentine's at Rings
Sat. room, dinner and champagne packages; call for details. Rings Steak Seafood & Chops, inside Sheraton Four Points, Milpitas, 408.943.1110.

Valentine's Day at Agenda
Three-course dinner prepared by Chef Brad Kraten and after-dinner dancing. Sat. Agenda, 399 S. First St, San Jose, 408.287.3991.

Valentine's Day at Aprilia
With a Roamn Bistro menu and live blues by Blues Revue. Sat, dinner 6-9pm; entertainment 9pm-1am. $85 per couple; call for reservations. Aprilia, 167 S. Main St, Milpitas, 408.263.7259.

Valentine's Day at La Mere Michelle
Traditional continental cuisine. Sat. Call for reservations. La Mere Michelle, 14467 Big Basin Way, Saratoga, 408.867.5272.

Valentine's Day at the Hilton
Five course dinner and champange toast is $60 per person; dinner and a guestroom for the night is $199 per couple; guestroom and breakfast buffet is $109 per couple. Sat. various packages. Hilton Santa Clara, 4949 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, 408.562.6707.

Valentine's Day Bird Walk
Sat, 9am-12:30pm. Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, 650.691.1200.

A Valentine's Day Celebration
Cristina Garcia reads from poet W.S. merwin's Twenty Love Poems. Sat, 5pm. Kepler's Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park, 650.324.4321.

Valentine's Day Dinner and Dance
Sat. Avalon, 777 Lawrence Expwy, Santa Clara, 408.241.0777.

Valentine's Day Dinner and Music at Faz
With hors d'oeuvres, salads, entress and desserts; live music; and a complimentary long-stemmed rose. Sat. $59 per person; reservations recommended. FAZ Restaurant, 1108 N. Matilda Ave, Sunnyvale, 408.752.8000.

Valentine's Day Dinner with Live Music by Joe Lucido
Sat, dinner starts at 5pm; music starts at 9pm. Lobster dinner for $19.95. Ideal Bar & Grill, 106 Beach St, Santa Cruz, 831.423.5271.

Valentine's Day Show with O.D.F. and More
Sat, 6:30pm. $8. Gaslighter's Music Hall, 7430 Monterey St, Gilroy, 408.848.3488.

Valentine's Day Sunset Kayaking
www.citykayak.com Sat, 5pm. City Kayak, Embarcadero & Townsend, San Francisco, 415.357.1010.

Valentine's Day Wetland Tour
Fri-Sun. Elkhorn Slough, 1700 Elkhorn Rd, Moss Landing, 831.728.2822.

Valentine's Day With the Joe Sharino Band
Sat. call for dinner/dance/room packages. Brookdale Lodge, 11570 Hwy 9, Brookdale, 831.338.6433.

Valentine's Dinner
Prepared by Chef Malcolm McAfee. Sat, 7pm. $90 per person; call for reservations. J. Lohr, San Jose Wine Center, San Jose, 408.288.5057.

Valentine's Dinner at Hoffman's With Live Jazz
Sat. call for reservations.. Hoffman's Bakery Cafe, 1102 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz.

Valentine's Dinner at Parcel 104
Sat. $79 per person; call for reservations. Parcel 104, at the Santa Clara Marriott, Santa Clara, 408.970.6104.

Valentine's Dinner at the Mountain Winery
With a special six-course dinner and music by Scott Whitney, who will play a selection of solo gitar selections from his latest album, Guitjazzathon, as well as other jazz, Latin, classical, Spanish, pop and bossa nova songs. Sat, 5pm and 7:30pm. $150 per person all inclusive; call for reservations. Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd, Saratoga, 408.741.2819.

Valentine's Week Starring Matt Weinhold, Bill Santiago and Ryan Stout
Thu-Sat. Rooster T. Feathers, 157 W. El Camino Real, Sunnyvale, 408.736.0921.

Valentine's Weekend Bash
Wine tasting, food samples, chocolate truffles and a logo glass are all included. Sat-Sun. $20. B.R. Cohn Winery Amphitheater, 15140 Sonoma Hwy (Hwy 12), Glen Ellen, 707.938.4064.

Victorian Valentines
A hands-on history program inviting participants to craft cards with lace, beads, shells, satin and paper. Sat, 1pm-3pm. Cupertino Historical Museum, Quinlan Community Center, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino, 408.973.1495.


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