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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, March 8, 2013

Whale shark Aquarium of the Bay: San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival
Featuring independent films ranging from documentaries to animations to narratives, each of the pictures depicted in the festival share a common ocean-inspired theme. Film topics include surfing, sharks, sailing, the ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 12:00 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
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
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
Only a Signal Shown: Video Exhibition (Week #5)
Southern Exposure's video exhibition, Only a Signal Shown, presents the work of over twenty-eight local, national, and international artists through five one-week projects. Each week's program includes up to five ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cost: Free
From the Fields Film Preview and Reception at National Steinbeck Center
A reception and preview of From the Fields: An American Journey, a documentary by professor Carolyn Brown from American University, deconstructs common perceptions of Latinos by reframing the American success ...
Categories: Arts: Movies
Time: 5:30 PM - 10:00 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
18th Annual Collage des Cultures Africaines: Dance and Drum Conference
Presented by Diamano Coura, Collage Concert is a 3 day Dance and Drum Conference featuring local and international artists coming together to expose audiences to some of the best ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $15-30
Kitka Kitka: New Folksongs from Within
The Bay Area's vocal ensemble Kitka explores Eastern European women's vocal music. They present New Folksongs from Within, an original program featuring two world premieres conceived and created for ...
Categories: Arts: Music
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $15-40
SF Ballet SF Ballet: The Rite of Spring, Beaux, and Guide to Strange Places
SF Ballet is thrilled to present the world premiere of choreographer in residence Yuri Possokhov's interpretation of Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring (Le Sacre du Printemps). The program also ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
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
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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