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Fri, March 15, 2013

NiAD A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions in Abstraction
NIAD Art Center presents A Light That Never Goes Out: Continuing Traditions is a brief survey of a group of painters looking back at important art historic moments, as well ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost: Free
KQED Education Educator Conference: CUE Annual Conference
Join KQED at the CUE Annual Conference, the largest and oldest education technology conference in California, and among the largest in the United States. Registration fees vary.
Categories: KQED Education
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Cost: Varies
Louvre Extended! Legion of Honor: Royal Treasures from the Louvre
On view through March 31, 2013 -- don't miss Royal Treasures from the Louvre: Louis XIV to Marie-Antoinette at the Legion of Honor. Direct from the Louvre, this world-exclusive exhibition ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:30 AM - 5:15 PM
Cost: Varies
Asian Art Museum China's Terracotta Warriors: The First Emperor's Legacy
Discover why the terracotta warriors are the eighth wonder of the world. Along with over 100 rare artifacts unearthed from the burial complex of China's First Emperor, the Asian Art ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Tracey Snelling Parallax Views: Photography Exhibition
http://www.sjica.org/detail.html?eid=948Whether by photographing environments they have constructed or through deconstructing and reworking photographs they have taken, the artist in Parallax Views offer the viewer a new line of sight. Faced ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 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
Perpetuation of Myth at The Art Museum of Los Gatos
Perpetuation of Myth showcases the work of four Iranian-American artists with roots in the Bay Area whose works contemplate history, poetry and universal issues of connecting to heritage through art. ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Victoria May Victoria May's Maintenance and Operations at Don Soker Contemporary Art
Using the framework of cultural constructs, such as abstraction, codification, circumscription, Victoria May's work highlights the absurdity they often impose. By pitting the organic or visceral against the institutional, May ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Seeking Asian Female Film Screening: Seeking Asian Female
Steve, an aging white man with 'yellow fever,' finds a young Chinese bride named Sandy through the Internet. The couple soon discovers that their dreams of a perfect love and ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Austin Huntington Peninsula Symphony Presents A Virtuoso Debut
Peninsula Symphony and music director Mitchell Sardou Klein welcome the freshness of spring with A Virtuoso Debut featuring Brahms' stunning First Symphony, Hindemith's brilliant March from Symphonic Metamorphosis and the ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $10-40
Whipping Man The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez at Marin Theatre Company
In this explosive and suspenseful drama set at the close of the Civil War, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns home where his two recently freed black slaves remain. When ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Winogrand Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA
Widely acknowledged as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928-1984) captured moments of everyday American life in the postwar era, producing an expansive picture ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies
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
Songs of the Soul Songs of the Soul: Poetry and Sacred Music Festival
Sponsored by International Association of Sufism, Songs of the Soul is a three-day poetry and sacred music festival running Friday through Sunday, March 15 – 17, 2013 at the Embassy ...
Categories: Arts: Literature
Time: All Day Event
Cost: Varies

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