Arts & Eventz

Stage-San Francisco Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:48:00 PM

BEACH BLANKET BABYLON This long-running musical follows Snow White as she sings and dances her way around the world in search of her prince. Along the way she encounters many of the personalities in today's headlines, including Nancy Pelosi, Condoleezza Rice, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harry Potter, Tiger Woods, Oprah Winfrey, Britney Spears, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer, Hillary Clinton, George and Laura Bush, Michael Jackson, Martha Stewart, Tom Cruise, Angelina, characters from Brokeback Mountain and Paris Hilton. Persons under 21 are not admitted to evening performances, but are welcome to Sunday matinees. -more-


Professional Dance Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:47:00 PM

ZELLERBACH HALL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY -more-


Readings-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:47:00 PM

BOOKS INC., ALAMEDA -more-


Classical Music-San Francisco Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:41:00 PM

AUDIUM -more-


Classical Music-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 11:54:00 AM

CHABOT COLLEGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER -more-


Popmusic-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:46:00 PM

924 GILMAN ST. All ages welcome. -more-


Theater Review: A Man's Home

By Ken Bullock
Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 11:56:00 AM

"Time for you to leave ... " -more-


Theater Review: Eye from the Aisle: A Man’s Home

By John A. McMullen II
Monday February 21, 2011 - 06:33:00 PM
Marissa Keltie, Theo Black & Sylvia Kratins.

There are two words that cause confusion because they have but one letter difference: tortuous and torturous. The former means full of twists, turns, or bends, perhaps like a labyrinth; the latter, painfully difficult or slow. For Aaron Henne’s A Man’s HomeCentral Works’ first offering of their season— both words apply. -more-


Eye from the Aisle:Josh Kornbluth at Shotgun—
Good for a Laugh and a Sigh

By John A. McMullen II
Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:08:00 PM

Josh Kornbluth has become a near-icon in the Bay Area with his drollery and reminiscences of growing up Pinko, and observations of the culture. As a non-observant, cultural Jew reared with professions of atheism, his perspective of a displaced outsider give him special standing. -more-


Theater Review: Pinole Community Players Do The Full Monty.

By Ken Bullock
Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:05:00 PM

A call from a theater friend took me to Pinole a couple of weekends ago to catch the Pinole Community Players production, in the Community Playhouse downtown on Tennant Avenue, of The Full Monty. -more-


Tours And Activities-East Bay Through March

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:49:00 PM

ARDENWOOD HISTORIC FARM ongoing. Ardenwood farm is a working farm that dates back to the time of the Patterson Ranch, a 19th-century estate with a mansion and Victorian Gardens. Today, the farm still practices farming techniques from the 1870s. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free with regular admission. -more-


Museums-San Francisco Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:45:00 PM

ASIAN ART MUSEUM OF SAN FRANCISCO The Asian Art Museum-Chon-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture recently unveiled its new building in San Francisco's Civic Center. The building, the former San Francisco Public Library, has been completely retrofitted and rebuilt to house San Francisco's significant collection of Asian treasures. The museum offers complimentary audio tours of the museum's collection galleries. "In a New Light," ongoing. There are some 2,500 works displayed in the museum's new galleries. They cover all the major cultures of Asia and include Indian stone sculptures, intricately carved Chinese jades, Korean paintings, Tibetan thanksgas, Cambodian Buddhas, Islamic manuscripts and Japanese basketry and kimonos. -more-


Outdoors-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:45:00 PM

ARDENWOOD HISTORIC FARM Ardenwood farm is a working farm that dates back to the time of the Patterson Ranch, a 19th-century estate with a mansion and Victorian Gardens. Today, the farm still practices farming techniques from the 1870s. Unless otherwise noted, programs are free with regular admission. -more-


Kids-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:44:00 PM

ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS -more-


Museums-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:44:00 PM

AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM AND LIBRARY AT OAKLAND ongoing. The Oakland Public Library's museum is designed to discover, preserve, interpret and share the cultural and historical experiences of African Americans in California and the West. In addition, a three-panel mural is on permanent display. -more-


General-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:43:00 PM

ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS -more-


Highlights-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:43:00 PM

ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS -more-


Exhibits-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:42:00 PM

CARMEN FLORES RECREATION CENTER -more-


Exhibits-San Francisco Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:42:00 PM

"SUN SPHERES," -- ongoing. "Sun Spheres'' is a trio of mosaic sculptures by artist Laurel True at the intersection of Ocean and Granada Avenues in the OMI District of San Francisco. -more-


Dance-East Bay Through March 6

Wednesday February 23, 2011 - 12:41:00 PM

ELKS LODGE, ALAMEDA -more-