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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, January 26, 2013

de Young Crown Point Press at 50 at the de Young Museum
Crown Point Press at 50 marks the press's 50th anniversary and features prints by 15 internationally renowned artists made at the press over the course of five decades. Some, such ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Free-$10
Oakland Zoo ZooKids: Beaks and Feet
Did you know that a macaw can crack a walnut with its beak? Have you ever tried to climb a tree using only your toenails, like a woodpecker does? Come ...
Categories: KQED Early Learning
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Brilliant!Science Decoding Human Health Family Celebration at the California Academy of Sciences
Discover more about the fascinating world of human health through interactive programs for the whole family. Enjoy chats with scientists like Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson, authors of How ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: varies
Mel Ramos Mel Ramos: New Paintings at Modernism
Mel Ramos began making his mark on the art world in the early 1960s as part of the Pop Art movement exhibiting alongside artists like Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, and ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 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
Pamina Traylor Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement
Featuring 32 works on view representing 22 artists in the Gallery of California Art (including Pamina Traylor), the exhibition Playing with Fire: Artists of the California Studio Glass Movement celebrates ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $6-12
Taraneh Hemami Resistance by Taraneh Hemami at The Luggage Store
Resistance is a solo exhibition of new work by Taraneh Hemami. Resistance builds on Hemami's Theory of Survival, collected historical archives from local communities and the web of decades of ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Joshua Redman Spotlight: SFJAZZ Collective
If you weren't quick enough to buy tickets to the opening of the SFJazz Center, then check out the Spotlight: SFJAZZ Collective performance. This night is dedicated to celebrating nine ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: $50-150
Waiting for Godot Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot at Marin Theatre Company
This timeless, thought-provoking and entertaining classic changed theater forever. Godot's talented and comedic cast includes Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Mark Bedard (Animal Crackers) and Bay Area veteran actors James Carpenter and ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Brilliant!Science Brilliant!Science: Decoding Human Health: A 5-day festival
The California Academy of Sciences, in partnership with the Gladstone Institutes, presents -- a five-day biosciences festival happening January 24-28, 2013. Throughout the festival, some of the Bay Area's most ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
Tanning Dorothea Tanning: Unknown But Knowable States exhibition at Gallery Wendi Norris
Unknown but Knowable States (January 10 through March 2, 2013) features rare and ground-breaking paintings, drawings, and sculptures by Dorothea Tanning. For the first time, the gallery will be dedicating ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Hung Liu Hung Liu: Offerings Art Installation
Recognized as one of the most prominent Chinese American painters working in the United States today, Hung Liu's installations have played an important role in her work throughout her career. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Free
Se Llama Cristina Se Llama Cristina: A New Play by Octavio Solis
Playwright Octavio Solis presents a new play in which the characters take us on a turbulent journey that examines what it means to defy expectations and to become better than ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $20-60
Pamela Z The San Francisco Tape Music Festival 2013
America's only festival devoted to the performance of audio works projected in three-dimensional space, The San Francisco Tape Music Festival features three distinct evenings of classic audio art and new ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $8-35

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