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Mon, April 22, 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
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
Energy Seminar - China Miniseries (2 of 5) CLEAN CAPITAL: Investing in Energy Innovation on Both Sides of the Pacific
Historically, U.S companies came up with new energy technologies and then hired Chinese firms to manufacture them. Now that relationship is changing. Particularly in Silicon Valley, Chinese investors are starting ...
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free

Tue, April 23, 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
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Now Open at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is open at Pier 15, there's more to explore than ever before. Experience 150 brand new exhibits plus hundreds of beloved classics, new outdoor exhibits, a ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
The Island President Film Screening: Community Cinema Presents The Island President
The Island President lifts the issue of global warming out of the theoretical and into the personal. President Mohamed Nasheed is trying to prevent 385,000 people from drowning. His nation ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Makers Film Screening and Panel for Makers: Women Who Make America
Join KQED, HUB Oakland and Women's Initiative for an evening soiree in celebration of Women in Business with a screening of Makers: Women Who Make America, including a panel discussion ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
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

Wed, April 24, 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
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Now Open at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is open at Pier 15, there's more to explore than ever before. Experience 150 brand new exhibits plus hundreds of beloved classics, new outdoor exhibits, a ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Google Car Learn about Google's Self Driving Cars
The Google Self-Driving car project was created to rapidly advance autonomous driving technology and build on previous research. For the past four years, Google has been working to make cars ...
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
LINES Ballet LINES Contemporary Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring season
Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring Season boasts a dream collaboration between visionary choreographer Alonzo King and venerated double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer. Hailed by The New Yorker ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $30-65
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 25, 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
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Now Open at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is open at Pier 15, there's more to explore than ever before. Experience 150 brand new exhibits plus hundreds of beloved classics, new outdoor exhibits, a ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
PBS Learning Media Educator Webinar: PBS LearningMedia for the Physics Classroom
This one-hour webinar will engage science educators in a wealth of multimedia resources from PBS LearningMedia, a media library from PBS and WGBH. PBS LearningMedia is the next generation media ...
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 4:00 PM - 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
Half the Sky Free Film Screening: Half the Sky
Join KQED, Stanford University's Camera as Witness Program, UNAFF, and Planned Parenthood and for a film screening of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. Inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
LINES Ballet LINES Contemporary Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring season
Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring Season boasts a dream collaboration between visionary choreographer Alonzo King and venerated double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer. Hailed by The New Yorker ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $30-65
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
Chick Corea Chick Corea and The Vigil live at Yoshi's Oakland
2013 GRAMMY Winner Chick Corea reinvents himself again -- with all new music and an all new band. Plus, fresh arrangements of Corea classics from sublime acoustic to brilliant electric. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
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 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
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Now Open at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is open at Pier 15, there's more to explore than ever before. Experience 150 brand new exhibits plus hundreds of beloved classics, new outdoor exhibits, a ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Soiree Soiree: An Evening with Top Vintners, Franc D'Ambrosio and More
Everyone's favorite Phantom, Franc D'Ambrosio will perform songs at WineLuxury's Soiree. An evening featuring top vintners and tastings, designer fashions, music, dancing, art, and more.
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost: $85-215
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
LINES Ballet LINES Contemporary Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring season
Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring Season boasts a dream collaboration between visionary choreographer Alonzo King and venerated double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer. Hailed by The New Yorker ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $30-65
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
Chick Corea Chick Corea and The Vigil live at Yoshi's Oakland
2013 GRAMMY Winner Chick Corea reinvents himself again -- with all new music and an all new band. Plus, fresh arrangements of Corea classics from sublime acoustic to brilliant electric. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
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 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
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Now Open at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is open at Pier 15, there's more to explore than ever before. Experience 150 brand new exhibits plus hundreds of beloved classics, new outdoor exhibits, a ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
LINES Ballet LINES Contemporary Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring season
Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring Season boasts a dream collaboration between visionary choreographer Alonzo King and venerated double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer. Hailed by The New Yorker ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $30-65
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
Chick Corea Chick Corea and The Vigil live at Yoshi's Oakland
2013 GRAMMY Winner Chick Corea reinvents himself again -- with all new music and an all new band. Plus, fresh arrangements of Corea classics from sublime acoustic to brilliant electric. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
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 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
Oakland Zoo Oakland Zoo Goes Blue with Autism Speaks
Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) has teamed up with Autism Speaks for onsite zoo events throughout the country. Join Autism Speaks at the Oakland Zoo for 'Zoo Go Blue' ...
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Now Open at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is open at Pier 15, there's more to explore than ever before. Experience 150 brand new exhibits plus hundreds of beloved classics, new outdoor exhibits, a ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
LINES Ballet LINES Contemporary Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring season
Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring Season boasts a dream collaboration between visionary choreographer Alonzo King and venerated double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer. Hailed by The New Yorker ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $30-65
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
Chick Corea Chick Corea and The Vigil live at Yoshi's Oakland
2013 GRAMMY Winner Chick Corea reinvents himself again -- with all new music and an all new band. Plus, fresh arrangements of Corea classics from sublime acoustic to brilliant electric. ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
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

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