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

Fri, February 15, 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
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
Gutai Historical Survey and Contemporary Response at SFAI
The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) presents the first West Coast survey exhibition of Gutai (1954-1972), a significant avant-garde artist collective in postwar Japan that was founded by Jiro Yoshihara ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Project One Walls
Project One Walls is an ongoing series of rotating murals from an eclectic array of artists. The current exhibition will run from February 7 to July 1, 2013 and will ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Noche Bohemia at the National Steinbeck Center
This is a unique program of poetry, song, art, dance, photography, and more authored by Adela Castillo and Jose Alejandro Moran to offer all forms of art merging into a ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost: Free
ODC/Dance Unplugged
ODC/Dance Unplugged is a regular event that dives deep into the creative process with exclusive behind-the-scenes previews. This one features Triangulating Euclid. Brenda Way and KT Nelson team up with ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: $25
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
Ballet San Jose Ballet San Jose: Don Quixote
Based on an episode from Miguel de Cervantes' famous novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha, the story follows its title hero, a middle-aged country gentleman absorbed with tales of chivalry, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $30-105
Brian Copeland Not a Genuine Black Man: Longest-Running Show in Bay Area History
The longest running solo show in San Francisco history, the play reveals a little-known chapter of Bay Area history. In 1971, San Leandro was named one of the most racist ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $25-35
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
SF Ballet San Francisco Ballet Presents Hamburg Ballet: Nijinsky
SF Ballet is thrilled to welcome The Hamburg Ballet to the Opera House stage in Nijinsky, John Neumeier's dance theater epic based on the tumultuous life of dancer Vaslav Nijinsky. ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
You Know When the Men Are Gone Word for Word: You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
Word for Word, a program of Z Space, gives its signature theatrical treatment to Siobhan Fallon's gripping portrayal of the home front during the Iraq War, You Know When the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $35-50
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
Punch Card: Group Exhibition at Catharine Clark Gallery
Punch Card examines the ways artists are merging technology and traditional textiles to redefine and repurpose craft, each uniquely forming their own 'digital stitch' as they merge art historical and ...
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
The Fourth Messenger The Fourth Messenger at the Ashby Stage
The world premiere of The Fourth Messenger features music and lyrics by Vienna Teng. What if the Buddha were a woman? What if she were alive today? Loosely inspired by ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $5-50

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