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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 8, 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 9, 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
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
San Francicsco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Ramonda Act III, Ibsen's House and Symphonic Dances
This exciting mixed bill features Rudolf Nureyev's sparkling Raymonda Act III and Val Caniparoli's Ibsen's House, a dramatic tour-de-force inspired by the work of iconic Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, whose ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 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: 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

Wed, April 10, 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
Half the Sky Film Screening: Half the Sky
Join KQED and San Jose State University for a film screening of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Inspired by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's book, ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
San Francicsco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Ramonda Act III, Ibsen's House and Symphonic Dances
This exciting mixed bill features Rudolf Nureyev's sparkling Raymonda Act III and Val Caniparoli's Ibsen's House, a dramatic tour-de-force inspired by the work of iconic Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, whose ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:30 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: 7:30 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

Thu, April 11, 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
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
San Francisco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Cross-Cross, Francesca da Rimini, Symphony in Three Movements
Program Seven features Helgi Tomasson's Criss-Cross, last seen by San Francisco Ballet audiences in 1999, and set to a two-part musical score -- Charles Avison's reworking of twelve Scarlatti sonatas ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 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: 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

Fri, April 12, 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
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
Axis Dance AXIS Dance Company Celebrates 25 Years of Inspired Dance
AXIS Dance Company, pioneers of physically integrated dance, celebrates their 25th anniversary by debuting a collaboration between Victoria Marks and composer/musician Beth Custer, 'what if would you,' a piece from ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-25
San Francisco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Cross-Cross, Francesca da Rimini, Symphony in Three Movements
Program Seven features Helgi Tomasson's Criss-Cross, last seen by San Francisco Ballet audiences in 1999, and set to a two-part musical score -- Charles Avison's reworking of twelve Scarlatti sonatas ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
San Francicsco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Ramonda Act III, Ibsen's House and Symphonic Dances
This exciting mixed bill features Rudolf Nureyev's sparkling Raymonda Act III and Val Caniparoli's Ibsen's House, a dramatic tour-de-force inspired by the work of iconic Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, whose ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Paul Dresher The Paul Dresher Ensemble Double Duo in Concert
The Double Duo is the quartet comprised of Karen Bentley Pollick (violin), Joel Davel (percussion, invented instruments), Paul Dresher (guitar, invented instruments) and long-time collaborator, Lisa Moore (piano, keyboard). On ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $14-17
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

Sat, April 13, 2013

Terracotta Warriors Educator Workshop: The First Emperor and his Army of Terracotta Warriors
This event is sold out. Explore the controversy and contributions of China's first emperor through various perspectives, including an archaeologist, an individual working on the Great Wall, and a scientist ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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
San Francisco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Cross-Cross, Francesca da Rimini, Symphony in Three Movements
Program Seven features Helgi Tomasson's Criss-Cross, last seen by San Francisco Ballet audiences in 1999, and set to a two-part musical score -- Charles Avison's reworking of twelve Scarlatti sonatas ...
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: 2:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Philharmonia Baroque Philharmonia Baroque's Heroic Theseus
Handel's third opera for the London stage showcases Dominique Labelle in a rare villainess role and the rising star of the early music world Amanda Forsythe in her Philharmonia Baroque ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $25-97
Axis Dance AXIS Dance Company Celebrates 25 Years of Inspired Dance
AXIS Dance Company, pioneers of physically integrated dance, celebrates their 25th anniversary by debuting a collaboration between Victoria Marks and composer/musician Beth Custer, 'what if would you,' a piece from ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-25
Robin Semmelhack and Matthew Linzer Marin Ballet's 50th Anniversary Reunion Performance
Marin Ballet's 50th Anniversary culminates with a performance featuring Marin Ballet Alumni: John Lam, Robin Cornwell, Josie Garthwaite Sadan, Jessica Wagner, and Mila Lavoie performing works by Ronn Guidi, Julia ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $25-50
San Francisco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Cross-Cross, Francesca da Rimini, Symphony in Three Movements
Program Seven features Helgi Tomasson's Criss-Cross, last seen by San Francisco Ballet audiences in 1999, and set to a two-part musical score -- Charles Avison's reworking of twelve Scarlatti sonatas ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Opera San Jose Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi: Puccini Opera Double Bill
A drama of redemption. A comedy of deceit. A nun seeks eternal salvation for her mortal sin while a cunning con artist seeks worldly riches in this double-bill of one-act ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $11-111
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 14, 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
San Francicsco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Ramonda Act III, Ibsen's House and Symphonic Dances
This exciting mixed bill features Rudolf Nureyev's sparkling Raymonda Act III and Val Caniparoli's Ibsen's House, a dramatic tour-de-force inspired by the work of iconic Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, whose ...
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: 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
Philharmonia Baroque Philharmonia Baroque's Heroic Theseus
Handel's third opera for the London stage showcases Dominique Labelle in a rare villainess role and the rising star of the early music world Amanda Forsythe in her Philharmonia Baroque ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $25-97
Axis Dance AXIS Dance Company Celebrates 25 Years of Inspired Dance
AXIS Dance Company, pioneers of physically integrated dance, celebrates their 25th anniversary by debuting a collaboration between Victoria Marks and composer/musician Beth Custer, 'what if would you,' a piece from ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-25
Opera San Jose Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi: Puccini Opera Double Bill
A drama of redemption. A comedy of deceit. A nun seeks eternal salvation for her mortal sin while a cunning con artist seeks worldly riches in this double-bill of one-act ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $11-111
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

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