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

Tue, February 19, 2013

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
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Project One Walls
Project One Walls is an ongoing series of rotating murals from an eclectic array of artists. The current exhibition will run from February 7 to July 1, 2013 and will ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Powerbroker Film Screening: Community Cinema Presents The Powerbroker
Whitney M. Young, Jr. was one of the most celebrated -- and controversial -- leaders of the civil rights era. The Powerbroker: Whitney Young's Fight for Civil Rights follows his ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
SF Ballet San Francisco Ballet Presents Hamburg Ballet: Nijinsky
SF Ballet is thrilled to welcome The Hamburg Ballet to the Opera House stage in Nijinsky, John Neumeier's dance theater epic based on the tumultuous life of dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. ...
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

Wed, February 20, 2013

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
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Project One Walls
Project One Walls is an ongoing series of rotating murals from an eclectic array of artists. The current exhibition will run from February 7 to July 1, 2013 and will ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
You Know When the Men Are Gone Word for Word: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Word for Word, a program of Z Space, gives its signature theatrical treatment to Siobhan Fallon's gripping portrayal of the home front during the Iraq War, You Know When the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $35-50
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
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 21, 2013

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
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Project One Walls
Project One Walls is an ongoing series of rotating murals from an eclectic array of artists. The current exhibition will run from February 7 to July 1, 2013 and will ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Training: Stop Motion Animation in the Classroom
Join KQED for a free educator workshop where you'll learn how to develop, design, shoot, and edit an animated film and gain skills that can be applied to multimedia projects ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost: Free
You Know When the Men Are Gone Word for Word: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Word for Word, a program of Z Space, gives its signature theatrical treatment to Siobhan Fallon's gripping portrayal of the home front during the Iraq War, You Know When the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $35-50
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
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 22, 2013

Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
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
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Project One Walls
Project One Walls is an ongoing series of rotating murals from an eclectic array of artists. The current exhibition will run from February 7 to July 1, 2013 and will ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Training: Stop Motion Animation in the Classroom
Join KQED for a free educator workshop where you'll learn how to develop, design, shoot, and edit an animated film and gain skills that can be applied to multimedia projects ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:30 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
You Know When the Men Are Gone Word for Word: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Word for Word, a program of Z Space, gives its signature theatrical treatment to Siobhan Fallon's gripping portrayal of the home front during the Iraq War, You Know When the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $35-50
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
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 23, 2013

Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
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
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
A Cappella Rock Band the House Jacks, with Teen Group 'Til Dawn
Praised by the likes of The New York Times, the BBC and even Ray Charles, the a cappella group, the House Jacks, create a full-band sound with only their five ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-20
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
Frontline Sneak Preview of FRONTLINE's Never Forget to Lie
Filmmaker Marian Marzynski explores for the first time, his own wartime childhood and the experiences of other child survivors, teasing out their feelings about Poland, the Catholic Church, and the ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10
You Know When the Men Are Gone Word for Word: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Word for Word, a program of Z Space, gives its signature theatrical treatment to Siobhan Fallon's gripping portrayal of the home front during the Iraq War, You Know When the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $35-50
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
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 24, 2013

Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
The National Steinbeck Center: Birthday Celebration
Join The National Steinbeck Center to celebrate John Steinbeck's 111th birthday with a community free day for Monterey County residents. Activities will include face painting, storytelling, arts & crafts workshops, ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Varies
You Know When the Men Are Gone Word for Word: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Word for Word, a program of Z Space, gives its signature theatrical treatment to Siobhan Fallon's gripping portrayal of the home front during the Iraq War, You Know When the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: $35-50
Matmos Matmos: Live at Public Works
Matmos is M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel. Currently based in Baltimore, the duo formed in San Francisco in the mid 1990s, and self-released their debut album in 1997. Marrying the ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10+
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
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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