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Thu, November 15, 2012

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
Hung Liu Hung Liu Exhibit at the Rena Bransten Gallery
Oakland painter Hung Liu combines Western and Chinese traditions to create larger-than-life images of everyday people who have been lost in the sweep of history.
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:30 AM - 5:30 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
Flo Oy Wong Remnants: Artists Respond to the Chinese American Experience
CHSA has reached out to its artistic community to create works that interpret and respond to the themes of its history galleries. Five artists are participating in this installation: Nancy ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $2-5
Cal Academy Brainiac NightLife at the California Academy of Sciences
Join the California Academy of Sciences to test the limits of your cerebral cortex on a night dedicated to brain power. Gather up a team and compete in a pub-style ...
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: Varies
USGS Lecture: Understanding Climate - Wildlife Relationships
Are American pikas harbingers of changing conditions? Join USGS Research Ecologist Erik Beever to find out. Pikas are providing scientists with a model for assessing species vulnerability to warming temperatures. ...
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
LEVYdance Presents: AMP with Sidra Bell Dance New York
LEVYdance launches AMP, a new residency program that culminates in a collaborative program premiering November 15-18 at ODC Theater in San Francisco, then tours nationally and internationally in 2013. For ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $18-30
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
Dining by Design Dining By Design SF
Dining By Design is a two day event in which designers and architects nationwide create fantastic, one-of-a-kind tabletop installations. Dining By Design is considered the 'Cannes of Tabletop.' Dining By ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
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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