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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, April 1, 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
Sandow Birk Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and Future
The exhibit brings together contemporary artists working in a variety of media to engage the unfolding dynamic of sacred texts. Works incorporate an array of sacred texts and highlight interventions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Gallery 16 Presents Graham Gillmore
Graham is a Canadian painter best known for his vitriolic use of text as an art form within edgy and often controversial work. His paintings can be found in private, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free

Tue, April 2, 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
Sandow Birk Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and Future
The exhibit brings together contemporary artists working in a variety of media to engage the unfolding dynamic of sacred texts. Works incorporate an array of sacred texts and highlight interventions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Gallery 16 Presents Graham Gillmore
Graham is a Canadian painter best known for his vitriolic use of text as an art form within edgy and often controversial work. His paintings can be found in private, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
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
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
Anne-Marie McDermott Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott Returns
A pianist who balances qualities of excitement and spontaneity with clarity and elegance, Anne-Marie McDermott has played concertos, recitals, and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the world. Ms. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $29-59

Wed, April 3, 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
Sandow Birk Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and Future
The exhibit brings together contemporary artists working in a variety of media to engage the unfolding dynamic of sacred texts. Works incorporate an array of sacred texts and highlight interventions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Gallery 16 Presents Graham Gillmore
Graham is a Canadian painter best known for his vitriolic use of text as an art form within edgy and often controversial work. His paintings can be found in private, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
Lecture: MBARI Seminars: Complexity of Marine Microbial Communities
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) presents a lecture by Julie Robidart, Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She will discuss the 'mouths' of microbes; Novel approaches to ...
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
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: 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Wil Blades Jazz Performance: Wil Blades, Donald Harrison, Mike Clark and Rez Abbasi
From cookin' with Blues legend John Lee Hooker, organ summits with B-3 master Dr. Lonnie Smith, television and radio appearances, Wil Blades is gaining critical acclaim and international recognition. Blades, ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $27
Anne-Marie McDermott Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott Returns
A pianist who balances qualities of excitement and spontaneity with clarity and elegance, Anne-Marie McDermott has played concertos, recitals, and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the world. Ms. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $29-59

Thu, April 4, 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
Sandow Birk Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and Future
The exhibit brings together contemporary artists working in a variety of media to engage the unfolding dynamic of sacred texts. Works incorporate an array of sacred texts and highlight interventions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Gallery 16 Presents Graham Gillmore
Graham is a Canadian painter best known for his vitriolic use of text as an art form within edgy and often controversial work. His paintings can be found in private, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
Super Why Super Why! Live in San Jose
Super Why Live will be at the San Jose Civic Auditorium for a one time only live show based on the popular KQED children's series Super Why. Super Why Live ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
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
Central Park Five Film Screening: Central Park Five
Central Park Five, co-directed, written and produced by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon takes place in 1989 when five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
Rhodessa Jones Rhodessa Jones Performs The Resurrection of SHE
Close to seven years of performance activity has been captured in photographs, video and audio recordings that will be featured in the performance -- which unites the art of documemoire, ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $20-50
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
Anne-Marie McDermott Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott Returns
A pianist who balances qualities of excitement and spontaneity with clarity and elegance, Anne-Marie McDermott has played concertos, recitals, and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the world. Ms. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $29-59

Fri, April 5, 2013

Sandow Birk Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and Future
The exhibit brings together contemporary artists working in a variety of media to engage the unfolding dynamic of sacred texts. Works incorporate an array of sacred texts and highlight interventions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Gallery 16 Presents Graham Gillmore
Graham is a Canadian painter best known for his vitriolic use of text as an art form within edgy and often controversial work. His paintings can be found in private, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
Dan Hoyle Dan Hoyle's The Real Americans
Dan Hoyle brings his critically-acclaimed hit solo show The Real Americans to the Marsh in Berkeley. After the success of his previous plays Circumnavigator and Tings Dey Happen, Hoyle turned ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 5:00 PM
Cost: $25-50
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
Rhodessa Jones Rhodessa Jones Performs The Resurrection of SHE
Close to seven years of performance activity has been captured in photographs, video and audio recordings that will be featured in the performance -- which unites the art of documemoire, ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $20-50
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
Anne-Marie McDermott Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott Returns
A pianist who balances qualities of excitement and spontaneity with clarity and elegance, Anne-Marie McDermott has played concertos, recitals, and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the world. Ms. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $29-59

Sat, April 6, 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
Gallery 16 Presents Graham Gillmore
Graham is a Canadian painter best known for his vitriolic use of text as an art form within edgy and often controversial work. His paintings can be found in private, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
Beauty and the Beast Beauty and Beast Ballet at National Steinbeck Center
This classic tale of love and loss adapted from the 1925 film by Jean Cocteau and set to the music of Tchaikovsy by Emmy-Award winning choreographer Robert Sund. The lavish ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cost: $5-40
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: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Dan Hoyle Dan Hoyle's The Real Americans
Dan Hoyle brings his critically-acclaimed hit solo show The Real Americans to the Marsh in Berkeley. After the success of his previous plays Circumnavigator and Tings Dey Happen, Hoyle turned ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 5:00 PM
Cost: $25-50
Rhodessa Jones Rhodessa Jones Performs The Resurrection of SHE
Close to seven years of performance activity has been captured in photographs, video and audio recordings that will be featured in the performance -- which unites the art of documemoire, ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $20-50
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
Museum of Craft and Design Opening of the Museum of Craft and Design
Beginning April 6, 2013, the Museum of Craft and Design -- one of North America's few institutions dedicated to these contemporary practices and the roles they play in everyday life ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $8

Sun, April 7, 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
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
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: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
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: 7:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Museum of Craft and Design Opening of the Museum of Craft and Design
Beginning April 6, 2013, the Museum of Craft and Design -- one of North America's few institutions dedicated to these contemporary practices and the roles they play in everyday life ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $8
Anne-Marie McDermott Pianist Anne-Marie McDermott Returns
A pianist who balances qualities of excitement and spontaneity with clarity and elegance, Anne-Marie McDermott has played concertos, recitals, and chamber music in hundreds of cities throughout the world. Ms. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $29-59

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