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The best of the Bay Area for KQED fans: discover events hand-picked by our editors, sponsored listings, and more.

Mon, January 28, 2013

Ames Mostly Mends: Repaired and Repurposed
This exhibit includes Mends and Make-dos from The Ames Gallery's collection. This exhibit will be open until February 2013.
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Jasper Johns Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye
For nearly 60 years, Jasper Johns has explored, in his words, 'how we see and why we see the way we do.' The artist's first Bay Area museum survey in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Cost: Varies
Pamina Traylor Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement
Featuring 32 works on view representing 22 artists in the Gallery of California Art (including Pamina Traylor), the exhibition Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement celebrates ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $6-12
Brilliant!Science Lecture: Stroke of Insight: Strengthening the Brain

At the age of 37, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor from the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center, had a massive stroke and watched as her brain functions -- motion, speech, memory, ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Brilliant!Science Brilliant!Science: Decoding Human Health: A 5-day festival
The California Academy of Sciences, in partnership with the Gladstone Institutes, presents -- a five-day biosciences festival happening January 24-28, 2013. Throughout the festival, some of the Bay Area's most ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Tue, January 29, 2013

de Young Crown Point Press at 50 at the de Young Museum
Crown Point Press at 50 marks the press's 50th anniversary and features prints by 15 internationally renowned artists made at the press over the course of five decades. Some, such ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free-$10
Mel Ramos Mel Ramos: New Paintings at Modernism
Mel Ramos began making his mark on the art world in the early 1960s as part of the Pop Art movement exhibiting alongside artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Ames Mostly Mends: Repaired and Repurposed
This exhibit includes Mends and Make-dos from The Ames Gallery's collection. This exhibit will be open until February 2013.
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Jasper Johns Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye
For nearly 60 years, Jasper Johns has explored, in his words, 'how we see and why we see the way we do.' The artist's first Bay Area museum survey in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Cost: Varies
Pamina Traylor Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement
Featuring 32 works on view representing 22 artists in the Gallery of California Art (including Pamina Traylor), the exhibition Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement celebrates ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $6-12
Garcia Rene Garcia, Jr. Solo Exhibition at Project One
Rene Garcia, Jr. returns to Project One with a new collection of sensational glitter works that celebrate the iconography of awesomeness. By employing familiar, craft-based techniques, Garcia invites an immediate ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Marin Theatre Company
This timeless, thought-provoking and entertaining classic changed theater forever. Godot's talented and comedic cast includes Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mark Bedard (Animal Crackers) and Bay Area veteran actors James Carpenter and ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tanning Dorothea Tanning: Unknown But Knowable States exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris
Unknown but Knowable States (January 10 through March 2, 2013) features rare and ground-breaking paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Dorothea Tanning. For the first time, the gallery will be dedicating ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Se Llama Cristina Se Llama Cristina: A New Play by Octavio Solis
Playwright Octavio Solis presents a new play in which the characters take us on a turbulent journey that examines what it means to defy expectations and to become better than ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $20-60

Wed, January 30, 2013

de Young Crown Point Press at 50 at the de Young Museum
Crown Point Press at 50 marks the press's 50th anniversary and features prints by 15 internationally renowned artists made at the press over the course of five decades. Some, such ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free-$10
Mel Ramos Mel Ramos: New Paintings at Modernism
Mel Ramos began making his mark on the art world in the early 1960s as part of the Pop Art movement exhibiting alongside artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Ames Mostly Mends: Repaired and Repurposed
This exhibit includes Mends and Make-dos from The Ames Gallery's collection. This exhibit will be open until February 2013.
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Pamina Traylor Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement
Featuring 32 works on view representing 22 artists in the Gallery of California Art (including Pamina Traylor), the exhibition Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement celebrates ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $6-12
Garcia Rene Garcia, Jr. Solo Exhibition at Project One
Rene Garcia, Jr. returns to Project One with a new collection of sensational glitter works that celebrate the iconography of awesomeness. By employing familiar, craft-based techniques, Garcia invites an immediate ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Taraneh Hemami Resistance by Taraneh Hemami at The Luggage Store
Resistance is a solo exhibition of new work by Taraneh Hemami. Resistance builds on Hemami's Theory of Survival, collected historical archives from local communities and the web of decades of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Marin Theatre Company
This timeless, thought-provoking and entertaining classic changed theater forever. Godot's talented and comedic cast includes Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mark Bedard (Animal Crackers) and Bay Area veteran actors James Carpenter and ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Tanning Dorothea Tanning: Unknown But Knowable States exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris
Unknown but Knowable States (January 10 through March 2, 2013) features rare and ground-breaking paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Dorothea Tanning. For the first time, the gallery will be dedicating ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Michaans Michaan's Auctions: January Special Events
Michaan's Auctions presents special events in January. January 6: Estate Auction featuring fine and decorative arts, Asian art and jewelry; January 7, 8 & 9: Annex Auction; Appraisal Events every ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Punch Card: Group Exhibition at Catharine Clark Gallery
Punch Card examines the ways artists are merging technology and traditional textiles to redefine and repurpose craft, each uniquely forming their own 'digital stitch' as they merge art historical and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Se Llama Cristina Se Llama Cristina: A New Play by Octavio Solis
Playwright Octavio Solis presents a new play in which the characters take us on a turbulent journey that examines what it means to defy expectations and to become better than ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $20-60

Thu, January 31, 2013

de Young Crown Point Press at 50 at the de Young Museum
Crown Point Press at 50 marks the press's 50th anniversary and features prints by 15 internationally renowned artists made at the press over the course of five decades. Some, such ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free-$10
Mel Ramos Mel Ramos: New Paintings at Modernism
Mel Ramos began making his mark on the art world in the early 1960s as part of the Pop Art movement exhibiting alongside artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Ames Mostly Mends: Repaired and Repurposed
This exhibit includes Mends and Make-dos from The Ames Gallery's collection. This exhibit will be open until February 2013.
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free
Jasper Johns Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye
For nearly 60 years, Jasper Johns has explored, in his words, 'how we see and why we see the way we do.' The artist's first Bay Area museum survey in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Cost: Varies
Pamina Traylor Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement
Featuring 32 works on view representing 22 artists in the Gallery of California Art (including Pamina Traylor), the exhibition Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement celebrates ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $6-12
Garcia Rene Garcia, Jr. Solo Exhibition at Project One
Rene Garcia, Jr. returns to Project One with a new collection of sensational glitter works that celebrate the iconography of awesomeness. By employing familiar, craft-based techniques, Garcia invites an immediate ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Taraneh Hemami Resistance by Taraneh Hemami at The Luggage Store
Resistance is a solo exhibition of new work by Taraneh Hemami. Resistance builds on Hemami's Theory of Survival, collected historical archives from local communities and the web of decades of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Zap Zap Zinfandel Festival: Epicuria Food and Zin Pairing
As part of ZAP's 2013 Festival (from January 31 through February 2), embark on a gourmet adventure as you explore the versatile flavors of zinfandel at ZAP's informal dine-around event ...
Categories: Food
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Marin Theatre Company
This timeless, thought-provoking and entertaining classic changed theater forever. Godot's talented and comedic cast includes Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mark Bedard (Animal Crackers) and Bay Area veteran actors James Carpenter and ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tanning Dorothea Tanning: Unknown But Knowable States exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris
Unknown but Knowable States (January 10 through March 2, 2013) features rare and ground-breaking paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Dorothea Tanning. For the first time, the gallery will be dedicating ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Punch Card: Group Exhibition at Catharine Clark Gallery
Punch Card examines the ways artists are merging technology and traditional textiles to redefine and repurpose craft, each uniquely forming their own 'digital stitch' as they merge art historical and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Se Llama Cristina Se Llama Cristina: A New Play by Octavio Solis
Playwright Octavio Solis presents a new play in which the characters take us on a turbulent journey that examines what it means to defy expectations and to become better than ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $20-60

Fri, February 1, 2013

Zap ZAP Zinfandel Festival: Winemakers Dinner
As part of ZAP's 2013 Festival (from January 31 through February 2), the fabulous forties reign as you venture to the exotic at the Casablanca-themed VIP benefit Winemakers Dinner. Here's ...
Categories: Food
Time: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Cost: Varies
KQED Education KQED Education at the ACOE Region 4 After School Bridging the Bay Conference
Join KQED Educaiton at the ACOE Region 4 After School Bridging the Bay Conference on February 1-2, 2013 in Oakland.
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Cost: Varies
de Young Crown Point Press at 50 at the de Young Museum
Crown Point Press at 50 marks the press's 50th anniversary and features prints by 15 internationally renowned artists made at the press over the course of five decades. Some, such ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free-$10
Mel Ramos Mel Ramos: New Paintings at Modernism
Mel Ramos began making his mark on the art world in the early 1960s as part of the Pop Art movement exhibiting alongside artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
ZAP ZAP Zinfandel Festival: Flights Forums of Flavors
As part of ZAP's 2013 Festival (from January 31 through February 2), Flights Forums of Flavors is designed for the enthusiast with a passion for the legendary. This exclusive seminar-style ...
Categories: KQED Supporter
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Jasper Johns Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye
For nearly 60 years, Jasper Johns has explored, in his words, 'how we see and why we see the way we do.' The artist's first Bay Area museum survey in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Cost: Varies
Taraneh Hemami Resistance by Taraneh Hemami at The Luggage Store
Resistance is a solo exhibition of new work by Taraneh Hemami. Resistance builds on Hemami's Theory of Survival, collected historical archives from local communities and the web of decades of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Steinbeck Center National Steinbeck Center: First Friday
The National Steinbeck Center's First Friday features the opening of 3 Photographers 30 Images: San Juan Bautista Mission Exhibition along with live music by the local band Clear Blue Clay ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: Free
Chabot Chabot Space and Science Center: Telescope Makers Workshop
Can you build a telescope? Yes! Open to all ages, the Telescope Makers' Workshop is an all-volunteer group committed to helping people build their own telescopes. Bring your interest and ...
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Brian Copeland Not a Genuine Black Man: Longest-Running Show in Bay Area History
The longest running solo show in San Francisco history, the play reveals a little-known chapter of Bay Area history. In 1971, San Leandro was named one of the most racist ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $25-35
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Marin Theatre Company
This timeless, thought-provoking and entertaining classic changed theater forever. Godot's talented and comedic cast includes Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mark Bedard (Animal Crackers) and Bay Area veteran actors James Carpenter and ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tanning Dorothea Tanning: Unknown But Knowable States exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris
Unknown but Knowable States (January 10 through March 2, 2013) features rare and ground-breaking paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Dorothea Tanning. For the first time, the gallery will be dedicating ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Punch Card: Group Exhibition at Catharine Clark Gallery
Punch Card examines the ways artists are merging technology and traditional textiles to redefine and repurpose craft, each uniquely forming their own 'digital stitch' as they merge art historical and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Se Llama Cristina Se Llama Cristina: A New Play by Octavio Solis
Playwright Octavio Solis presents a new play in which the characters take us on a turbulent journey that examines what it means to defy expectations and to become better than ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $20-60

Sat, February 2, 2013

KQED Education Educator Event: Engaging Young Learners in Science with PBS Media-Rich Educational Resources
http://www.kqed.org/assets/img/nav/og-education.pngJoin KQED Education at San Mateo County Office of Education for the 37th Annual STEM Conference. We'll present the value of using media to help young learners deepen connections in ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: $40
SJSU Global Leadership Seminar for SJSU Alumni and Others
Are your leadership skills as global as they need to be in today's workplace? Business surveys report companies have a scarcity of current and future global leaders who are capable ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Varies
de Young Crown Point Press at 50 at the de Young Museum
Crown Point Press at 50 marks the press's 50th anniversary and features prints by 15 internationally renowned artists made at the press over the course of five decades. Some, such ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free-$10
Mel Ramos Mel Ramos: New Paintings at Modernism
Mel Ramos began making his mark on the art world in the early 1960s as part of the Pop Art movement exhibiting alongside artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Jasper Johns Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye
For nearly 60 years, Jasper Johns has explored, in his words, 'how we see and why we see the way we do.' The artist's first Bay Area museum survey in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Cost: Varies
Taraneh Hemami Resistance by Taraneh Hemami at The Luggage Store
Resistance is a solo exhibition of new work by Taraneh Hemami. Resistance builds on Hemami's Theory of Survival, collected historical archives from local communities and the web of decades of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Zap ZAP Zinfandel Festival: Grand Tasting
As part of ZAP's 2013 Festival (from January 31 through February 2), enjoy the thrill of creating your own zinfari at ZAP's Grand Tasting! Make the quest for your personal ...
Categories: Food
Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Brian Copeland Not a Genuine Black Man: Longest-Running Show in Bay Area History
The longest running solo show in San Francisco history, the play reveals a little-known chapter of Bay Area history. In 1971, San Leandro was named one of the most racist ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $25-35
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Marin Theatre Company
This timeless, thought-provoking and entertaining classic changed theater forever. Godot's talented and comedic cast includes Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mark Bedard (Animal Crackers) and Bay Area veteran actors James Carpenter and ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tanning Dorothea Tanning: Unknown But Knowable States exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris
Unknown but Knowable States (January 10 through March 2, 2013) features rare and ground-breaking paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Dorothea Tanning. For the first time, the gallery will be dedicating ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Punch Card: Group Exhibition at Catharine Clark Gallery
Punch Card examines the ways artists are merging technology and traditional textiles to redefine and repurpose craft, each uniquely forming their own 'digital stitch' as they merge art historical and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Se Llama Cristina Se Llama Cristina: A New Play by Octavio Solis
Playwright Octavio Solis presents a new play in which the characters take us on a turbulent journey that examines what it means to defy expectations and to become better than ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $20-60

Sun, February 3, 2013

de Young Crown Point Press at 50 at the de Young Museum
Crown Point Press at 50 marks the press's 50th anniversary and features prints by 15 internationally renowned artists made at the press over the course of five decades. Some, such ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free-$10
Jasper Johns Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye
For nearly 60 years, Jasper Johns has explored, in his words, 'how we see and why we see the way we do.' The artist's first Bay Area museum survey in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Cost: Varies
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Marin Theatre Company
This timeless, thought-provoking and entertaining classic changed theater forever. Godot's talented and comedic cast includes Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mark Bedard (Animal Crackers) and Bay Area veteran actors James Carpenter and ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Michaans Michaan's Auctions: February Special Events
Michaan's Auctions presents special events in February. Febuary 3: Estate Auction featuring fine and decorative arts, Asian art and jewelry; February 5, 6 & 7: Annex Auction; Appraisal Events every ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Se Llama Cristina Se Llama Cristina: A New Play by Octavio Solis
Playwright Octavio Solis presents a new play in which the characters take us on a turbulent journey that examines what it means to defy expectations and to become better than ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $20-60

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