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Wed, April 17, 2013

Sandow Birk Dialoguing with Sacred Texts: An Exhibit of Sacred Texts Past, Present, and Future
The exhibit brings together contemporary artists working in a variety of media to engage the unfolding dynamic of sacred texts. Works incorporate an array of sacred texts and highlight interventions, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Cost: Free
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Opening April 17 at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is moving to Pier 15, there’s more to explore than ever before. Join the Exploratorium on April 17 as they celebrate Opening Day with special activities ...
Categories: Family Friendly
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Cost: Free
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
Gallery 16 Presents Graham Gillmore
Graham is a Canadian painter best known for his vitriolic use of text as an art form within edgy and often controversial work. His paintings can be found in private, ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Celebrating Elephants Celebrating Elephants Silent Auction and Lecture
In keeping with the Oakland Zoo's commitment to conservation and education, they present their 17th annual Celebrating Elephants Lecture and Silent Auction. The featured speaker at this event is Ed ...
Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: $40 Donation
San Francisco Ballet San Francisco Ballet's Cross-Cross, Francesca da Rimini, Symphony in Three Movements
Program Seven features Helgi Tomasson's Criss-Cross, last seen by San Francisco Ballet audiences in 1999, and set to a two-part musical score -- Charles Avison's reworking of twelve Scarlatti sonatas ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
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: 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Museum of Craft and Design Opening of the Museum of Craft and Design
Beginning April 6, 2013, the Museum of Craft and Design -- one of North America's few institutions dedicated to these contemporary practices and the roles they play in everyday life ...
Categories: Arts: Visual Arts
Time: All Day Event
Cost: $8

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