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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, November 25, 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
NIAD Deck The Walls: Super Affordable Art at NIAD
NIAD's annual holiday show has a twist this year, every featured piece is only $35... deck the walls indeed. Also seen will be a Sweet Dreams, a selection of work ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Downtown Ice Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice
Enjoy the spirit of the season at the South Bay's largest seasonal outdoor skating rink! KQED is proud to sponsor Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice, now open until January ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $13-17

Tue, November 26, 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
NIAD Deck The Walls: Super Affordable Art at NIAD
NIAD's annual holiday show has a twist this year, every featured piece is only $35... deck the walls indeed. Also seen will be a Sweet Dreams, a selection of work ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Mel Ramos Autour du Desir (All About Desire) at The Modernism Gallery
The Modernism Incorporated Gallery presents a group art show, Autour du Desir (All About Desire), which reflects their emphasis on the abstract and the contemporary. Of the twenty contributing artists, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Futurefarmers: Taking Stock at Gallery 16
Gallery 16 takes an exhibition/archaeological look at the Bay Area artist collective, Futurefarmers. This exhibition will present objects spanning nearly 20 years of art making. Using various media to create ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Downtown Ice Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice
Enjoy the spirit of the season at the South Bay's largest seasonal outdoor skating rink! KQED is proud to sponsor Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice, now open until January ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $13-17
Christmas Carol Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol at Marin Theatre Company
Perfect for the family, MTC offers a charming holiday treat that makes a very old story new again. This festive ghost story opens as does Dickens's A Christmas Carol with ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Magic Theatre Magic Theatre Presents Arlington
Lovely, upbeat Sara Jane is valiantly trying to keep it a sunny day as she waits on the home front for her husband Jerry. Though she believes in the cause, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Wed, November 27, 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
NIAD Deck The Walls: Super Affordable Art at NIAD
NIAD's annual holiday show has a twist this year, every featured piece is only $35... deck the walls indeed. Also seen will be a Sweet Dreams, a selection of work ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Mel Ramos Autour du Desir (All About Desire) at The Modernism Gallery
The Modernism Incorporated Gallery presents a group art show, Autour du Desir (All About Desire), which reflects their emphasis on the abstract and the contemporary. Of the twenty contributing artists, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Futurefarmers: Taking Stock at Gallery 16
Gallery 16 takes an exhibition/archaeological look at the Bay Area artist collective, Futurefarmers. This exhibition will present objects spanning nearly 20 years of art making. Using various media to create ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
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
Downtown Ice Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice
Enjoy the spirit of the season at the South Bay's largest seasonal outdoor skating rink! KQED is proud to sponsor Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice, now open until January ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $13-17
Christmas Carol Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol at Marin Theatre Company
Perfect for the family, MTC offers a charming holiday treat that makes a very old story new again. This festive ghost story opens as does Dickens's A Christmas Carol with ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Magic Theatre Magic Theatre Presents Arlington
Lovely, upbeat Sara Jane is valiantly trying to keep it a sunny day as she waits on the home front for her husband Jerry. Though she believes in the cause, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
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 28, 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
Turkey Trot Silicon Valley Turkey Trot
Start your Thanksgiving Day with KQED and co-host Greg Sherwood at the Applied Materials Silicon Valley Turkey Trot in downtown San Jose. The race benefits four local charities helping neighbors ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 7:30 AM
Cost: Free
NIAD Deck The Walls: Super Affordable Art at NIAD
NIAD's annual holiday show has a twist this year, every featured piece is only $35... deck the walls indeed. Also seen will be a Sweet Dreams, a selection of work ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Mel Ramos Autour du Desir (All About Desire) at The Modernism Gallery
The Modernism Incorporated Gallery presents a group art show, Autour du Desir (All About Desire), which reflects their emphasis on the abstract and the contemporary. Of the twenty contributing artists, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Futurefarmers: Taking Stock at Gallery 16
Gallery 16 takes an exhibition/archaeological look at the Bay Area artist collective, Futurefarmers. This exhibition will present objects spanning nearly 20 years of art making. Using various media to create ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
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
Downtown Ice Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice
Enjoy the spirit of the season at the South Bay's largest seasonal outdoor skating rink! KQED is proud to sponsor Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice, now open until January ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $13-17
Magic Theatre Magic Theatre Presents Arlington
Lovely, upbeat Sara Jane is valiantly trying to keep it a sunny day as she waits on the home front for her husband Jerry. Though she believes in the cause, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Fri, November 29, 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
NIAD Deck The Walls: Super Affordable Art at NIAD
NIAD's annual holiday show has a twist this year, every featured piece is only $35... deck the walls indeed. Also seen will be a Sweet Dreams, a selection of work ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Mel Ramos Autour du Desir (All About Desire) at The Modernism Gallery
The Modernism Incorporated Gallery presents a group art show, Autour du Desir (All About Desire), which reflects their emphasis on the abstract and the contemporary. Of the twenty contributing artists, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Futurefarmers: Taking Stock at Gallery 16
Gallery 16 takes an exhibition/archaeological look at the Bay Area artist collective, Futurefarmers. This exhibition will present objects spanning nearly 20 years of art making. Using various media to create ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
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
The Velveteen Rabbit ODC/Dance: The Velveteen Rabbit
Featuring ODC/Dance's energetic and imaginative dancing, recorded narration by legendary actor Geoff Hoyle, costumes and sets by world-renowned children's illustrator Brian Wildsmith, and musical score by composer Benjamin Britten. The ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: $20+
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
Brian Copeland The Jewelry Box: A Genuine Christmas Story
In this hilariously heartwarming monologue, a young Brian Copeland heads to the 'mean streets' of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present. Presented as a workshop production to San ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $15+
Downtown Ice Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice
Enjoy the spirit of the season at the South Bay's largest seasonal outdoor skating rink! KQED is proud to sponsor Hawaiian Airlines/Kristi Yamaguchi Downtown Ice, now open until January ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $13-17
Christmas Carol Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol at Marin Theatre Company
Perfect for the family, MTC offers a charming holiday treat that makes a very old story new again. This festive ghost story opens as does Dickens's A Christmas Carol with ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Magic Theatre Magic Theatre Presents Arlington
Lovely, upbeat Sara Jane is valiantly trying to keep it a sunny day as she waits on the home front for her husband Jerry. Though she believes in the cause, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sat, November 30, 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
Mel Ramos Autour du Desir (All About Desire) at The Modernism Gallery
The Modernism Incorporated Gallery presents a group art show, Autour du Desir (All About Desire), which reflects their emphasis on the abstract and the contemporary. Of the twenty contributing artists, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Futurefarmers: Taking Stock at Gallery 16
Gallery 16 takes an exhibition/archaeological look at the Bay Area artist collective, Futurefarmers. This exhibition will present objects spanning nearly 20 years of art making. Using various media to create ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
The Velveteen Rabbit ODC/Dance: The Velveteen Rabbit
Featuring ODC/Dance's energetic and imaginative dancing, recorded narration by legendary actor Geoff Hoyle, costumes and sets by world-renowned children's illustrator Brian Wildsmith, and musical score by composer Benjamin Britten. The ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: $20+
Sinead Sinead O'Connor at the Masonic in San Francisco
Multi-Grammy award winning artist Sinead O 'Connor will return to North American stages in November and December this year. After triumphant, sold-out performances at New York City's esteemed Lincoln Center ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Brian Copeland The Jewelry Box: A Genuine Christmas Story
In this hilariously heartwarming monologue, a young Brian Copeland heads to the 'mean streets' of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present. Presented as a workshop production to San ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $15+
Christmas Carol Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol at Marin Theatre Company
Perfect for the family, MTC offers a charming holiday treat that makes a very old story new again. This festive ghost story opens as does Dickens's A Christmas Carol with ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Magic Theatre Magic Theatre Presents Arlington
Lovely, upbeat Sara Jane is valiantly trying to keep it a sunny day as she waits on the home front for her husband Jerry. Though she believes in the cause, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

Sun, December 1, 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
LEVYdance LEVYdance: Comfort Zone
Comfort Zone, debuting October 22, 2013 and running through January of 2014 at the Exporatorium's West Gallery Black Box, is a new participatory installation which integrates choreography into a virtual, ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
The Velveteen Rabbit ODC/Dance: The Velveteen Rabbit
Featuring ODC/Dance's energetic and imaginative dancing, recorded narration by legendary actor Geoff Hoyle, costumes and sets by world-renowned children's illustrator Brian Wildsmith, and musical score by composer Benjamin Britten. The ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 2:00 PM
Cost: $20+
Christmas Carol Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol at Marin Theatre Company
Perfect for the family, MTC offers a charming holiday treat that makes a very old story new again. This festive ghost story opens as does Dickens's A Christmas Carol with ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Magic Theatre Magic Theatre Presents Arlington
Lovely, upbeat Sara Jane is valiantly trying to keep it a sunny day as she waits on the home front for her husband Jerry. Though she believes in the cause, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Michaans Michaan's Auctions: December Special Events
Michaan's Auctions presents special events in December 2013. December 1: Estate Auction featuring fine art, decorative art, Asian art and jewelry. December 3 & 4: Annex Auction. December 6: Fine ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free

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