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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, April 19, 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
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
Exploratorium The Exploratorium Now Open at Pier 15
Now that the Exploratorium is open at Pier 15, there's more to explore than ever before. Experience 150 brand new exhibits plus hundreds of beloved classics, new outdoor exhibits, a ...
Categories: Community Outreach
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Felisa Wolfe Lecture: Dr. Felisa Wolfe-Simon, Astrobiologist
Dr. Felisa Wolfe-Simon is a NASA Astrobiology Research Fellow in residence at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Her expertise broadly covers the intersection between biology and geology with a focus in ...
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cost: Varies
Oye, Mira! Reflective Approaches in Contemporary Latin American Video Art
This exhibition extended through June 29, 2013 in the Walter and McBean Galleries brings together a selection of artists from Latin America who use video as a tool of reflection ...
Categories: Arts: Multimedia
Time: 6:00 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
KQED Pop Spring Fever: A Night of Literature, Live Radio, Comedy and Music
Join new kid on the block KQED Pop in partnership with Do415 and The Rumpus for a free celebration of all things culture. Featured artists include: Sean Keene, Wendy MacNaughton, ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Cost: Free
LINES Ballet LINES Contemporary Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring season
Alonzo King LINES Ballet's 30th Anniversary Spring Season boasts a dream collaboration between visionary choreographer Alonzo King and venerated double bassist and composer Edgar Meyer. Hailed by The New Yorker ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $30-65
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: 8:00 PM
Cost: Varies
Opera San Jose Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi: Puccini Opera Double Bill
A drama of redemption. A comedy of deceit. A nun seeks eternal salvation for her mortal sin while a cunning con artist seeks worldly riches in this double-bill of one-act ...
Categories: Arts: Performance
Time: 8:00 PM
Cost: $11-111
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
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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