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Magic Bus
Across the street from Macy's in Union Square 280 Geary Street San Francisco, CA 94108
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3.9 / 5 Rated by 79 members
Review from Goldstar Member
9 events 2 reviews

I took my two 20-something sons on the bus and they enjoyed it. I wasn't as impressed, however, as the film skipped around alot and didn't stick to a real timeframe of the 60's, so it was discombulated. There was a lot of down time when the...continued

reviewed Sep 04 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Kaleene
36 events 32 reviews

The wrong intersection is given as the meeting point. It is only a block off so I was able to find it, but it started things off a bit stressful. It was unique and creative. Glad I did this, but not sure I would go out of my way to recommend it...continued

reviewed Sep 11 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member
6 events 3 reviews

We really loved this experience. My husband and I grew up here and were especially moved by the music, the film footage, the perspective on these amazing, turbulent years. Several times we felt close to tears. The "theater" part was surprisingly...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“Magic Bus transports the audience on a magical mystery tour to a more hopeful era with a bliss-inducing soundtrack (and mind-blowing video) …” —San Francisco Chronicle


Sausalito’s Antenna Theater, in partnership with Teacher Bus, has literally hit the streets with a traveling show aboard a renovated 20th-century bus that evokes the era and politics of the Summer of Love.  The Magic Bus is a veeeery trippppppy thick, twisted multi-media mix of oral histories, rock and roll, live action, 3-D and video projections while the bus rumbles through North Beach, the Haight and Golden Gate Park.  

The Naked Magicians <em>Heroes & Villains Fan Fest</em> <em>Pee-Wee's Burlesquehouse</em> San Francisco Ballet's <em>Swan Lake</em> Yoshi's Oakland <em>Into the Woods</em>