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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, March 11, 2013

Whale shark Aquarium of the Bay: San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival
Featuring independent films ranging from documentaries to animations to narratives, each of the pictures depicted in the festival share a common ocean-inspired theme. Film topics include surfing, sharks, sailing, the ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 12:00 AM
Cost: Varies
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
KQED Education Educator Conference: Educating for Careers Conference
Join KQED for several sessions at the Educating for Careers Conference, an annual three-day professional development event surrounding career technical education. KQED Education will be there on Sunday, March 10 ...
Categories: KQED Education
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Tue, March 12, 2013

Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
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
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
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
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
A Church Divided Free Film Screening and Panel: A Church Divided
Is homosexuality a sin? That question is fiercely debated in A Church Divided, a new documentary presented by the Center for Investigative Reporting and KQED. The documentary follows California delegates ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Conference: Educating for Careers Conference
Join KQED for several sessions at the Educating for Careers Conference, an annual three-day professional development event surrounding career technical education. KQED Education will be there on Sunday, March 10 ...
Categories: KQED Education
Time: All Day Event
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

Wed, March 13, 2013

Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
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
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
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
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Chris Field Earth Matters Distinguished Lecture: Chris Field
Professor Chris Field will discuss how climate change is increasing the number and severity of extreme events, how social and environmental factors interact with weather and climate events to create ...
Time: 4:15 PM
Cost: Free
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
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

Thu, March 14, 2013

KQED Education Educator Conference: CUE Annual Conference
Join KQED at the CUE Annual Conference, the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the United States. Registration fees vary.
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost: Varies
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
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
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
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
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Pi Day 25th Annual Pi Day at the Exploratorium
To honor the never-ending number π (3.14159...), the Exploratorium will serve up slices of pie, share pi-related activities, host a Pi Parade, and ceremoniously install their new Pi Shrine into ...
Time: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Event: Mapping the Sounds of Your Schoolyard
How can understanding sound help us better understand our environment? Join SFUSD and KQED Education for a free professional development series focused on the powerful world of sound and how ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
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

Fri, March 15, 2013

NiAD A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions in Abstraction
NIAD Art Center presents A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions is a brief survey of a group of painters looking back at important art historic moments, as well ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Conference: CUE Annual Conference
Join KQED at the CUE Annual Conference, the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the United States. Registration fees vary.
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost: Varies
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
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
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
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
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
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
Seeking Asian Female Film Screening: Seeking Asian Female
Steve, an aging white man with 'yellow fever,' finds a young Chinese bride named Sandy through the Internet. The couple soon discovers that their dreams of a perfect love and ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Austin Huntington Peninsula Symphony Presents A Virtuoso Debut
Peninsula Symphony and music director Mitchell Sardou Klein welcome the freshness of spring with A Virtuoso Debut featuring Brahms' stunning First Symphony, Hindemith's brilliant March from Symphonic Metamorphosis and the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-40
Whipping Man The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at Marin Theatre Company
In this explosive and suspenseful drama set at the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home where his two recently freed black slaves remain. When ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
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
Songs of the Soul Songs of the Soul: Poetry and Sacred Music Festival
Sponsored by International Association of Sufism, Songs of the Soul is a three-day poetry and sacred music festival running Friday through Sunday, March 15 – 17, 2013 at the Embassy ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sat, March 16, 2013

KQED Education Educator Conference: CUE Annual Conference
Join KQED at the CUE Annual Conference, the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the United States. Registration fees vary.
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost: Varies
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Open Make Bikes: Open Make at the Lawrence Hall of Science
How can you use a bike for more than mere transportation? Come make bicycle hacks, like pedal-powered electronics and art, or learn how to fix your own bike. Make sure ...
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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
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
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 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
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu
The exhibition Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu is the first comprehensive survey of the artwork of Hung Liu -- one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $12
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
Austin Huntington Peninsula Symphony Presents A Virtuoso Debut
Peninsula Symphony and music director Mitchell Sardou Klein welcome the freshness of spring with A Virtuoso Debut featuring Brahms' stunning First Symphony, Hindemith's brilliant March from Symphonic Metamorphosis and the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-40
Whipping Man The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at Marin Theatre Company
In this explosive and suspenseful drama set at the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home where his two recently freed black slaves remain. When ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
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
Songs of the Soul Songs of the Soul: Poetry and Sacred Music Festival
Sponsored by International Association of Sufism, Songs of the Soul is a three-day poetry and sacred music festival running Friday through Sunday, March 15 – 17, 2013 at the Embassy ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sun, March 17, 2013

Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
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
Hat Closet The Art of Dr. Seuss: Never Before Seen Private Collection
Few authors are better known than Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu
The exhibition Summoning Ghosts: The Art of Hung Liu is the first comprehensive survey of the artwork of Hung Liu -- one of the most prominent Chinese painters working in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $12
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
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
Songs of the Soul Songs of the Soul: Poetry and Sacred Music Festival
Sponsored by International Association of Sufism, Songs of the Soul is a three-day poetry and sacred music festival running Friday through Sunday, March 15 – 17, 2013 at the Embassy ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

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