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Mon, February 25, 2013

Seminar: Extreme Environment Sensing for Smart Power and Propulsion Systems
Join the Stanford Precourt Institute for Energy and Debbie Senesky of the Aeronautics and Astronautics department to learn about harsh environment sensors that can be used to perform real-time, in-situ ...
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free

Tue, February 26, 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
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
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
Noise Pop Noise Pop Festival
The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free-$150

Wed, February 27, 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
Cat in the Hat Meet the Cat in the Hat at the San Mateo Library
Join KQED and the San Mateo Main Library for a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America! This family-friendly event will include readings from Dr. Seuss books, prizes, ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Terry Riley Terry Riley and George Brooks at Yoshi's in Oakland
Terry Riley and George Brooks have been performing together for three decades. From Tokyo to Torino, London to Lisbon, Berlin to Brussels and Belfast and back, they weaving jazz, classical, ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $20
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
Noise Pop Noise Pop Festival
The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free-$150
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 28, 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
PBS LearningMedia Educator Webinar: PBS LearningMedia for the Environmental Science Classroom
Join KQED and CSTA for an environmental science webinar and learn the ropes around PBS LearningMedia, a collection of thousands of digital media resources from KQED and other public media ...
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
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
Noise Pop Noise Pop Festival
The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free-$150
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, March 1, 2013

KQED Education Educator Conference: California League of Schools Annual Conference North
KQED will present at this conference to educators from across the state at the CLS Annual Conference North to learn how you can help all students -- including those who ...
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 9:00 AM
Cost: Varies
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
Cat in the Hat Meet the Cat in the Hat at the San Francisco Library
Join KQED and the San Francisco Main Library for a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America! This family-friendly event will include a magical slapstick-comedy show from Buki ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cost: Free
Only a Signal Shown: Video Exhibition (Week #5)
Southern Exposure's video exhibition, Only a Signal Shown, presents the work of over twenty-eight local, national, and international artists through five one-week projects. Each week's program includes up to five ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 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
SF Ballet SF Ballet: Alexei Ratmansky, Within the Golden Hour, Scotch Symphony
SF Ballet is pleased to present From Foreign Lands, a world premiere by Alexei Ratmansky, artist-in-residence at American Ballet Theatre and former director of the Bolshoi Ballet. Having produced two ...
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
Noise Pop Noise Pop Festival
The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free-$150
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, March 2, 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
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Workshop: Work Voices Series
City College of San Francisco ESL Colloquium and KQED Education present a workshop that demonstrates how to use the Work Voices interview series with ESL students. Through the voices of ...
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 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
Cat in the Hat Meet the Cat in the Hat at the San Francisco Zoo
Join KQED and the San Francisco Zoo for a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America! Stop by the Wildlife Theater to listen to celebrity guests from the ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: Free with zoo admission
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Only a Signal Shown: Video Exhibition (Week #5)
Southern Exposure's video exhibition, Only a Signal Shown, presents the work of over twenty-eight local, national, and international artists through five one-week projects. Each week's program includes up to five ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Light in her Eyes Film Screening: The Light in Her Eyes
Houda al-Habash, a conservative Muslim preacher, founded a Qur'an school for girls in Damascus 30 years ago. Every summer, her female students immerse themselves in a rigorous study of Islam. ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Pamela Z Pamela Z at Other Minds Festival
The Other Minds Festival runs from February 28 to March 2. The final evening focuses on works for live musicians with audio and visual accompaniment. The electroacoustic experimentalist and installation ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $20-45
3 For All 3 For All: Improv Trio
The internationally and critically acclaimed improvisers 3 For All (Rafe Chase, Stephen Kearin and Tim Orr) return to the Bayfront with more hysterical performances of completely spontaneous improv! The trio ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $25-30
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
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
Noise Pop Noise Pop Festival
The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free-$150
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, March 3, 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
A Musical Celebration of the Life and Times of John Steinbeck
Join The National Steinbeck Center to see Santa Cruz County's finest musicians join together in trios, duos, singles, and bands to celebrate the life of John Steinbeck in music and ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $15
SF Ballet SF Ballet: Alexei Ratmansky, Within the Golden Hour, Scotch Symphony
SF Ballet is pleased to present From Foreign Lands, a world premiere by Alexei Ratmansky, artist-in-residence at American Ballet Theatre and former director of the Bolshoi Ballet. Having produced two ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
3 For All 3 For All: Improv Trio
The internationally and critically acclaimed improvisers 3 For All (Rafe Chase, Stephen Kearin and Tim Orr) return to the Bayfront with more hysterical performances of completely spontaneous improv! The trio ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $25-30
Salvador Santana Salvador Santana and Band
Salvador Santana, the 28-year-old keyboardist, vocalist, composer, and songwriter with strong Bay Area roots, knows what it means to navigate the infinite options of music. His music is a combination ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $14-16
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
Noise Pop Noise Pop Festival
The Noise Pop Festival is San Francisco's favorite indie music, arts and film festival. Now in its 21st year, Noise Pop has brought early exposure to many emerging artists in ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free-$150
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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