Arts & Events

Classical Music-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:37:00 PM

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF LIVERMORE -more-


Classical Music-San Francisco Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:38:00 PM

AUDIUM -more-


Professional Dance Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:47:00 PM

CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS -more-


Readings-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:47:00 PM

BOOKS INC., ALAMEDA -more-


Stage-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:48:00 PM

ASHBY STAGE -more-


Stage-San Francisco Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:48:00 PM

BEACH BLANKET BABYLON This long-running musical follows Snow White as she sings and dances her way around the world in search of her prince. Along the way she encounters many of the personalities in today's headlines, including Nancy Pelosi, Condoleezza Rice, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harry Potter, Tiger Woods, Oprah Winfrey, Britney Spears, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Hillary Clinton, George and Laura Bush, Michael Jackson, Martha Stewart, Tom Cruise, Angelina, characters from Brokeback Mountain and Paris Hilton. Persons under 21 are not admitted to evening performances, but are welcome to Sunday matinees. -more-


Popmusic-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:46:00 PM

924 GILMAN ST. All ages welcome. -more-


Eye from the Aisle: Actor’s Ensemble of Berkeley Heartbreak House Disappoints

By John A. McMullen II
Tuesday January 25, 2011 - 03:33:00 PM
Stanley Spenger, Taylor Diffenderfer, Michele Delattre

First produced in 1920, Heartbreak House is about cultured, leisured Europe before the First World War when crowned heads ruled and before “Bolshevik” was a common word. -more-


Eye from the Aisle: STRANGE TRAVEL SUGGESTIONS takes you for a lovely trip without leaving the Berkeley Marsh station

By John A. McMullen II
Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 11:27:00 AM
Jeff Greenwald

Used to be, people painted pictures with words. The verbal description of a place is a staple in literature and travel books. In an age of streaming video, in STRANGE TRAVEL SUGGESTIONS at Berkeley’s THE MARSH, Jeff Greenwald transports you with his imagery as he paints the scene anew. In an age where the imagination needs do little work, it was a pleasure to use the mind’s eye to view the sights he lyrically describes. -more-


Exhibits-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:39:00 PM

CARMEN FLORES RECREATION CENTER -more-


Exhibits-San Francisco Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:40:00 PM

"SUN SPHERES," -- ongoing. "Sun Spheres'' is a trio of mosaic sculptures by artist Laurel True at the intersection of Ocean and Granada Avenues in the OMI District of San Francisco. -more-


General-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:40:00 PM

ASHKENAZ -more-


Highlights-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:42:00 PM

924 GILMAN ST. All ages welcome. -more-


Kids-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:44:00 PM

ARDENWOOD HISTORIC FARM Ardenwood farm is a working farm that dates back to the time of the Patterson Ranch, a 19th-century estate with a mansion and Victorian Gardens. Today, the farm still practices farming techniques from the 1870s. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free with regular admission. -more-


Museums-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:44:00 PM

AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM AND LIBRARY AT OAKLAND ongoing. The Oakland Public Library's museum is designed to discover, preserve, interpret and share the cultural and historical experiences of African Americans in California and the West. In addition, a three-panel mural is on permanent display. -more-


Museums-San Francisco Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:45:00 PM

ASIAN ART MUSEUM OF SAN FRANCISCO The Asian Art Museum-Chon-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture recently unveiled its new building in San Francisco's Civic Center. The building, the former San Francisco Public Library, has been completely retrofitted and rebuilt to house San Francisco's significant collection of Asian treasures. The museum offers complimentary audio tours of the museum's collection galleries. "In a New Light," ongoing. There are some 2,500 works displayed in the museum's new galleries. They cover all the major cultures of Asia and include Indian stone sculptures, intricately carved Chinese jades, Korean paintings, Tibetan thanksgas, Cambodian Buddhas, Islamic manuscripts and Japanese basketry and kimonos. -more-


Outdoors-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:46:00 PM

ARDENWOOD HISTORIC FARM Ardenwood farm is a working farm that dates back to the time of the Patterson Ranch, a 19th-century estate with a mansion and Victorian Gardens. Today, the farm still practices farming techniques from the 1870s. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free with regular admission. -more-


Tours And Activities-East Bay Through February 28

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:49:00 PM

ARDENWOOD HISTORIC FARM ongoing. Ardenwood farm is a working farm that dates back to the time of the Patterson Ranch, a 19th-century estate with a mansion and Victorian Gardens. Today, the farm still practices farming techniques from the 1870s. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free with regular admission. -more-


Dance-East Bay Through February 6

Wednesday January 26, 2011 - 05:39:00 PM

ASHKENAZ -more-