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Mon, November 4, 2013

Cloud Forests Cloud Forest Bloom this Fall at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics, but from October through December, for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world’s misty high elevation cloud forests, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$15
Euphrat Making Space at the Euphrat Museum in Cupertino
The group exhibit Making Space runs from October 21 through December 5, 2013 and explores physical, cultural, and historic space. Artists include Ben Alexy, Barbara Boissevain, Elizabeth Catlett, Lee Crowley, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
Working Proofs: A Revelation at Crown Point Press
Working Proofs: A Revelation is a group exhibition highlighting the artistic process by revealing some of the decisions made by the artists during their time in the printmaking studio. Preliminary impressions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Dave Isay StoryCorps Book Signing with Dave Isay
Join KQED and StoryCorps to listen to audio excerpts from Ties That Bind, a new book by Founder and President of StoryCorps, Dave Isay.ABOUT TIES THAT BIND:Ties That Bind honors the people ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost: FREE

Tue, November 5, 2013

Cloud Forests Cloud Forest Bloom this Fall at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics, but from October through December, for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world’s misty high elevation cloud forests, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$15
Asian Art Museum In Grand Style Exhibition at the Asian Art Museum
Much of today's Korean culture derives from the traditions of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), when observations of milestones such as birthdays, weddings and promotions followed elaborate procedures. In Grand Style: ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Euphrat Making Space at the Euphrat Museum in Cupertino
The group exhibit Making Space runs from October 21 through December 5, 2013 and explores physical, cultural, and historic space. Artists include Ben Alexy, Barbara Boissevain, Elizabeth Catlett, Lee Crowley, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
Working Proofs: A Revelation at Crown Point Press
Working Proofs: A Revelation is a group exhibition highlighting the artistic process by revealing some of the decisions made by the artists during their time in the printmaking studio. Preliminary impressions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Snelling Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art
Home investigates the role that home, habitat, and environment play in our modern lives. This exhibition will address the way our interpretation of habitat has shifted over the past century. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$5

Wed, November 6, 2013

Cloud Forests Cloud Forest Bloom this Fall at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics, but from October through December, for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world’s misty high elevation cloud forests, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$15
Asian Art Museum In Grand Style Exhibition at the Asian Art Museum
Much of today's Korean culture derives from the traditions of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), when observations of milestones such as birthdays, weddings and promotions followed elaborate procedures. In Grand Style: ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Euphrat Making Space at the Euphrat Museum in Cupertino
The group exhibit Making Space runs from October 21 through December 5, 2013 and explores physical, cultural, and historic space. Artists include Ben Alexy, Barbara Boissevain, Elizabeth Catlett, Lee Crowley, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
Tree of Life The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013
The Oakland Museum of California presents the 19th annual Days of the Dead exhibition, The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013, in the new Gallery of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Snelling Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art
Home investigates the role that home, habitat, and environment play in our modern lives. This exhibition will address the way our interpretation of habitat has shifted over the past century. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$5
Basil Twist Puppeteer Basil Twist's Dougugaeshi
An artist of wild imagination and singular poetic vision, puppeteer Basil Twist creates absorbing works that connect classic stories with profound music and mesmerizing visuals. His meditative Dogugaeshi explores an ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Michaans Michaan's Auctions: November Special Events
Michaan's Auctions presents special events in November 2013. November 2: Saturday Appraisal Event from 10am-1pm; by appointment only, call (510) 227-2530. November 3: Estate Auction featuring fine art, decorative art, ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free

Thu, November 7, 2013

Cloud Forests Cloud Forest Bloom this Fall at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics, but from October through December, for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world’s misty high elevation cloud forests, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$15
Asian Art Museum In Grand Style Exhibition at the Asian Art Museum
Much of today's Korean culture derives from the traditions of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), when observations of milestones such as birthdays, weddings and promotions followed elaborate procedures. In Grand Style: ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Euphrat Making Space at the Euphrat Museum in Cupertino
The group exhibit Making Space runs from October 21 through December 5, 2013 and explores physical, cultural, and historic space. Artists include Ben Alexy, Barbara Boissevain, Elizabeth Catlett, Lee Crowley, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost: Free
Tree of Life The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013
The Oakland Museum of California presents the 19th annual Days of the Dead exhibition, The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013, in the new Gallery of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Snelling Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art
Home investigates the role that home, habitat, and environment play in our modern lives. This exhibition will address the way our interpretation of habitat has shifted over the past century. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$5
Rebcca Eaton KQED Presents Making Masterpiece with Rebecca Eaton
Join KQED President John Boland in conversation with Rebecca Eaton, the Emmy Award-winning producer of PBS's Masterpiece and Mystery! In her new memoir, Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $12/$15
Marga Gomez Marga Gomez's Lovebirds: A Workshop Production
Marga Gomez's tenth solo play, Lovebirds, is a series of vignettes about incurable romantics chasing their hearts desires during the seductive 70s. Wilfredo dreams of Carmencita, a singer with a ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Basil Twist Puppeteer Basil Twist's Dougugaeshi
An artist of wild imagination and singular poetic vision, puppeteer Basil Twist creates absorbing works that connect classic stories with profound music and mesmerizing visuals. His meditative Dogugaeshi explores an ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:30 PM
Cost: Varies

Fri, November 8, 2013

Cloud Forests Cloud Forest Bloom this Fall at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics, but from October through December, for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world’s misty high elevation cloud forests, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$15
Asian Art Museum In Grand Style Exhibition at the Asian Art Museum
Much of today's Korean culture derives from the traditions of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), when observations of milestones such as birthdays, weddings and promotions followed elaborate procedures. In Grand Style: ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tree of Life The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013
The Oakland Museum of California presents the 19th annual Days of the Dead exhibition, The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013, in the new Gallery of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Flo Oy Wong A 75th Birthday Celebration of Artist Flo Oy Wong
In celebration of the seventy fifth birthday of renowned Bay Area artist Flo Oy Wong, the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) and the Luggage Store present a retrospective of Flo's ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Snelling Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art
Home investigates the role that home, habitat, and environment play in our modern lives. This exhibition will address the way our interpretation of habitat has shifted over the past century. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$5
Howard Wiley Off the Grid: Sounds of California
As part of Intersection for the Arts and California Shakespeare Theater's CALIFAS Festival, seven commissioned Bay Area musicians have responded to the question 'What does your California sound like?' All ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 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
Matt Alber Matt Alber at The Rickshaw Stop
As part of San Francisco's Bear Pride 2013, on Veteran's Day weekend, San Francisco singer/songwriter, 2-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist and Spark featured artist Matt Alber will be performing at ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $20+
Give Women a Lift Give Women a Lift: A Self-Propelled Upward Dash
Give a Woman a Lift is an aerial dance performance that explores the meanings inherent in the idea of 'going up,' especially as seen through a feminist lens. They make ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $20-$25
Jackie Evancho Jackie Evancho Comes to Flint Center for One Night Only!
In just three years, Jackie's unique, gorgeous, soprano voice has won her millions of fans. Her recordings have dominated the music and DVD charts and her album, O Holy Night, ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Marga Gomez Marga Gomez's Lovebirds: A Workshop Production
Marga Gomez's tenth solo play, Lovebirds, is a series of vignettes about incurable romantics chasing their hearts desires during the seductive 70s. Wilfredo dreams of Carmencita, a singer with a ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Basil Twist Puppeteer Basil Twist's Dougugaeshi
An artist of wild imagination and singular poetic vision, puppeteer Basil Twist creates absorbing works that connect classic stories with profound music and mesmerizing visuals. His meditative Dogugaeshi explores an ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Arab American Film Festival 17th Annual Arab Film Festival
The Arab Film Festival provides the opportunity to see films from and about the Arab world that give realistic perspectives on Arab people, culture, art, history and politics. The 17th ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Educator Conference: California Arts Education Association Conference
The California Arts Education Association Northern Area Conference will take place November 8-10 in Sausalito, CA. Join KQED for a workshop on November 10 about our new educational video series, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sat, November 9, 2013

Cloud Forests Cloud Forest Bloom this Fall at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics, but from October through December, for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world’s misty high elevation cloud forests, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$15
Zorn Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter
Global sensation Anders Zorn (1860-1920) dazzled the art world with his bravura paintings, watercolors, and etchings. He captured both modern city life and the Swedish countryside and was one of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum In Grand Style Exhibition at the Asian Art Museum
Much of today's Korean culture derives from the traditions of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), when observations of milestones such as birthdays, weddings and promotions followed elaborate procedures. In Grand Style: ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tree of Life The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013
The Oakland Museum of California presents the 19th annual Days of the Dead exhibition, The Tree of Life and Death: Dias de los Muertos 2013, in the new Gallery of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Flo Oy Wong A 75th Birthday Celebration of Artist Flo Oy Wong
In celebration of the seventy fifth birthday of renowned Bay Area artist Flo Oy Wong, the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) and the Luggage Store present a retrospective of Flo's ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Snelling Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art
Home investigates the role that home, habitat, and environment play in our modern lives. This exhibition will address the way our interpretation of habitat has shifted over the past century. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$5
Give Women a Lift Give Women a Lift: A Self-Propelled Upward Dash
Give a Woman a Lift is an aerial dance performance that explores the meanings inherent in the idea of 'going up,' especially as seen through a feminist lens. They make ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $20-$25
Marga Gomez Marga Gomez's Lovebirds: A Workshop Production
Marga Gomez's tenth solo play, Lovebirds, is a series of vignettes about incurable romantics chasing their hearts desires during the seductive 70s. Wilfredo dreams of Carmencita, a singer with a ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Basil Twist Puppeteer Basil Twist's Dougugaeshi
An artist of wild imagination and singular poetic vision, puppeteer Basil Twist creates absorbing works that connect classic stories with profound music and mesmerizing visuals. His meditative Dogugaeshi explores an ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Arab American Film Festival 17th Annual Arab Film Festival
The Arab Film Festival provides the opportunity to see films from and about the Arab world that give realistic perspectives on Arab people, culture, art, history and politics. The 17th ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Around the Table: Food, Creativity, Community
Every time you sit down to eat, you make choices. In today's world, food has social, economic, and political implications. Food is charged with pleasures—and with meaning. Around the Table ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Educator Conference: California Arts Education Association Conference
The California Arts Education Association Northern Area Conference will take place November 8-10 in Sausalito, CA. Join KQED for a workshop on November 10 about our new educational video series, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sun, November 10, 2013

Cloud Forests Cloud Forest Bloom this Fall at San Francisco Botanical Garden
Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics, but from October through December, for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world’s misty high elevation cloud forests, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$15
Zorn Anders Zorn: Sweden's Master Painter
Global sensation Anders Zorn (1860-1920) dazzled the art world with his bravura paintings, watercolors, and etchings. He captured both modern city life and the Swedish countryside and was one of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum In Grand Style Exhibition at the Asian Art Museum
Much of today's Korean culture derives from the traditions of the Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), when observations of milestones such as birthdays, weddings and promotions followed elaborate procedures. In Grand Style: ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Snelling Home: Shelter and Habitat in Contemporary Art
Home investigates the role that home, habitat, and environment play in our modern lives. This exhibition will address the way our interpretation of habitat has shifted over the past century. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free-$5
Lamplighters Lamplighters Music Theatre Presents the Musical Spoof, Upside-Downton Abbey
The Lamplighters spoof the award-winning British television series Downton Abbey in their much-anticipated Annual Gala. Upside-Downton Abbey, or, The Lass that Loved a Chauffeur features familiar characters and plot themes ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Rova ROVA Saxophone Quartet plus Earth People
Rova Saxophone Quartet will give its final Bay Area performance in 2013 at the Berkeley Arts Festival on November 10. It will be the last concert for Rova in the ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-20
Basil Twist Puppeteer Basil Twist's Dougugaeshi
An artist of wild imagination and singular poetic vision, puppeteer Basil Twist creates absorbing works that connect classic stories with profound music and mesmerizing visuals. His meditative Dogugaeshi explores an ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Arab American Film Festival 17th Annual Arab Film Festival
The Arab Film Festival provides the opportunity to see films from and about the Arab world that give realistic perspectives on Arab people, culture, art, history and politics. The 17th ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Educator Conference: California Arts Education Association Conference
The California Arts Education Association Northern Area Conference will take place November 8-10 in Sausalito, CA. Join KQED for a workshop on November 10 about our new educational video series, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

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