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The best of the Bay Area for KQED fans: discover events hand-picked by our editors, sponsored listings, and more.

Sat, November 10, 2012

Oakland Zoo Oakland Zoo: Harvesters and Hibernators
Join the Oakland Zoo to learn how different animals prepare for winter in different ways! Winter is coming! Humans adapt to cold weather by wearing coats and hats when we ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Ala Ebtekar's Absent Arrival at Gallery Paule Anglim
Ala Ebtekar's newest body of work brings together divergent places and times, in a hypothetical confluence of ancient traditions and the imagined future. Inspired by the delicacy and intricacy found ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Fletcher Benton Fletcher Benton: The Alphabet Series and New Works
The work of sculptor Fletcher Benton is featured at The Modernsim Gallery with his Alphabet Series. This Exhibition includes a series of abstract and geometric sculptures derived from the familiar ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Cost: Free
Jim Campbell Jim Campbell's Screen Obscura
Using LEDs and custom electronics, Jim Campbell constructs works that flirt with the limits of perception. In this exhibition, Campbell presents two permutations of his Home Movies series, whose ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
Jasper Johns Jasper Johns: Seeing with the Mind's Eye
For nearly 60 years, Jasper Johns has explored, in his words, 'how we see and why we see the way we do.' The artist's first Bay Area museum survey in ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:45 PM
Cost: Varies
AB 25/Collective Memories
In celebration of their 25th Anniversary, Arts Benicia is presenting AB25/Collective Memories. AB25/Collective Memories showcases works of extraordinary talent from more than 100 artists working in Benicia, the Bay Area, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Arcega Baby and the Nacirema: Michael Arcega at the Luggage Store Gallery
Mixed media artist Michael Arcega hand-made a collapsible Pacific outrigger canoe as a medium for inter-cultural navigation. In addition, the show will include a sculptural diagram of language transference with ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Richard Shaw Local Treasures: Bay Area Ceramics
Local Treasures, a bi-annual exhibition series started in 2010. The focus of this year's exhibition is on Bay Area ceramics and includes the work of Clayton Bailey, Viola Frey, Ted ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Donations requested
Amy X Locaphonic: Fill As Desired
Locaphonic is a food and music event inspired by the “locavore” movement. Composer Amy X Neuburg and the vocal ensemble Solstice will perform Neuburg's original song cycle, inspired by Jewish ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $35-40
Kerry Laitala Other Cinema's Optronica
The eclectic/electric Live A/V series returns to Other Cinema with a roster of 7 performances and several single-channel works -- including work by Lori Varga, Will Erokan, Kerry Laitala, Anne ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 8:30 PM
Cost: $7.77
Beach Blanket Beach Blanket Babylon: The World's Longest Running Musical Revue
Beach Blanket Babylon is the longest running musical revue in theater history. Hailed as 'a constant cascade of showstoppers' by the San Francisco Chronicle, Beach Blanket Babylon follows Snow White ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: varies
Syjuco Free Text: The Open Source Reading Room
Free Text: The Open Source Reading Room (2012) is an installation by conceptual artist Stephanie Syjuco as part of the exhibition Seeking Silicon Valley at the ZERO1 Garage. It functions ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Stringberg Cycle Strindberg Cycle at The Cutting Ball Theater
The Cutting Ball Theater presents Strindberg Cycle: The Chamber Plays in Rep, a once in a lifetime marathon event of short plays by the father of modern drama. See Storm, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $15-50

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