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Tue, February 5, 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
Lecture: Africa's Food Systems in 2035
Join the Stanford Woods Institute for the Stanford Symposium with Paul Collier, the director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, and Derek Beyerlee, an independent scholar and ...
Time: 3:30 PM
Cost: Varies
St. Olaf Choir The St. Olaf Choir in Concert, Anton Armstrong Conductor
The St. Olaf Choir, with 75 mixed voices, is considered one of the finest a cappella choirs in the United States. For a century, the St. Olaf Choir has maintained ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $20-40
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
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
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

Wed, February 6, 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
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: 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
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
The Fourth Messenger The Fourth Messenger at the Ashby Stage
The world premiere of The Fourth Messenger features music and lyrics by Vienna Teng. What if the Buddha were a woman? What if she were alive today? Loosely inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $5-50

Thu, February 7, 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
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
Environmental Forum Featuring Te Maire Tau
Join the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment for Rebuilding Christchurch After the Earthquake: Incorporating Maori Values in New Zealand's Most English City, a talk by Te Maire Tau, a ...
Time: 3:30 PM
Cost: Varies
ICC Panel Discussion: Gender Discrimination and Violence in South Asian Communities
The December 16 brutal rape and death of a young student in Delhi has rocked the Indian and global community. While this horrible act has us in shock, it has ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 7:00 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
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
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
The Fourth Messenger The Fourth Messenger at the Ashby Stage
The world premiere of The Fourth Messenger features music and lyrics by Vienna Teng. What if the Buddha were a woman? What if she were alive today? Loosely inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $5-50

Fri, February 8, 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
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
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
The Fourth Messenger The Fourth Messenger at the Ashby Stage
The world premiere of The Fourth Messenger features music and lyrics by Vienna Teng. What if the Buddha were a woman? What if she were alive today? Loosely inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $5-50

Sat, February 9, 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
de Young KQED Member Day at the de Young Museum
Join KQED at the de Young Museum for KQED Member Day on Saturday, February 9. View the newest exhibition Girl with a Pearl Earring: Dutch Paintings from the Mauritshuis, featuring ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free
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
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
Creativity Explored Reading and Book Signing: Beth Lisick 'Tell You What'
Creativity Explored and its artists are the inspiration and content source for renowned writer Beth Lisick's series, Tell You What. To launch the series, Creativity Explored presents a book signing, ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
KQED Education Educator Training: KQED News Education Multimedia Storytelling Course
KQED News Education is hosting a 3-part multimedia training institute for Bay Area educators. The series convenes monthly on three Saturdays during the spring semester, and covers the use and ...
Categories: Current Affairs
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
The Fourth Messenger The Fourth Messenger at the Ashby Stage
The world premiere of The Fourth Messenger features music and lyrics by Vienna Teng. What if the Buddha were a woman? What if she were alive today? Loosely inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $5-50

Sun, February 10, 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
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
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
The Fourth Messenger The Fourth Messenger at the Ashby Stage
The world premiere of The Fourth Messenger features music and lyrics by Vienna Teng. What if the Buddha were a woman? What if she were alive today? Loosely inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $5-50

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