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Top Tickets: October 18–24

Mickey Mouse on ice skates, two beer fests, and a fun run await this weekend.

The Best Museum Restaurants in the Bay Area

Three museums dish out deliciously artistic eats.

Reminder to Remember Yourself

It’s time you check yourself before you wreck yourself.

Diablo Dish: Get Wine-d Up at the New Residual Sugar

Saffron Indian Restaurant and Bar is open in Orinda; high-quality and affordable Mexican food is headed to Danville; a second life for the grand ol’ Pleasanton Hotel; watch Berkeley chef Samin Nosrat on Netflix; and more Dish.

One Fine Weekend in Sacramento

Make the short drive to booming Sacramento to enjoy culinary delights, rooftop sips, and outdoor adventures.

Meet Eugene Yoon

Philanthropist Eugene Yoon uses fashion to support people in need.
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East Bay Halloween Events Guide

Kids and grown-ups alike are bound to love these fun Halloween ideas.

Livermore's Dogtoberfest Celebrates Pooches and Pints

Head to Livermore’s Dogtoberfest for a canine-centric take on Germany’s classic beer festival.

The Best Museum Restaurants in the Bay Area

Three museums dish out deliciously artistic eats.

Shadowbrook Winery Opens Its Walnut Creek Tasting Room

Walnut Creek’s Shadowbrook Winery opens to the public.

East Bay Fall Arts Preview

From innovative Brazilian dance to alluring art exhibitions, here are 154 East Bay shows you must see this season.

Stopping School Shootings

East Bay students, educators, politicians, and law enforcement officials explore what can be done to prevent gun violence in schools.
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Archive »Diablo Dish

Diablo Dish: Get Wine-d Up at the New Residual Sugar

Saffron Indian Restaurant and Bar is open in Orinda; high-quality and affordable Mexican food is headed to Danville; a second life for the grand ol’ Pleasanton Hotel; watch Berkeley chef Samin Nosrat on Netflix; and more Dish.

First Bite: Steaming Noodles in a Sleek Spot

A review of Jinya Ramen Bar in Pleasanton.

Diablo Dish: Step Back into the 1960s at Oakland's Bardo Lounge and Supper Club

Joe and the Juice heads to the East Bay; Berkeley welcomes new restaurants; enjoy brews and brats at Concord Oktoberfest; celebrate International Sherry Week at La Marcha; and more Dish.
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Archive »Faces

Ellie Mae Classic

Professional golfers, local celebrities, and athletes—such as Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry—competed at this annual golf tournament held at the TPC Stonebrae Country Club in Hayward. Hosted by the Pleasanton-based mortgage software company Ellie Mae, the weeklong event raised roughly $150,000 for several charities, including the Warriors Community Foundation, which offers education and development programs to underprivileged students around the Bay Area.

An Evening to Remember

The Pleasanton-based Tyler’s Grace Foundation feted its fifth anniversary by hosting a fundraising gala at the Diablo Country Club, where nearly 300 guests gathered to enjoy cocktails, an elegant dinner, auctions, music, and dancing. Proceeds from the benefit will support 30 families affected by cancer.

Taste of Oakland

The 2018 Taste of Oakland festival series in Jack London Square celebrated the unique musicians, culinary talents, and technological innovation coming out of Oakland and the Bay Area. The event benefited Youth Aid Nonprofit, a charity that provides free summer camps and music lessons and teaches business fundamentals to local youths.
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Archive »Travel

One Fine Weekend in Sacramento

Make the short drive to booming Sacramento to enjoy culinary delights, rooftop sips, and outdoor adventures.

One Fine Weekend in North Lake Tahoe

Escape to North Lake Tahoe for waterfront adventures, gorgeous scenery, and epicurean delights.

The Other Wine Country: Willamette Valley

Unwind for a long weekend in Oregon’s alluring wine country, where you’ll discover charming towns, gourmet eateries, fun outdoor experiences, and world-class vinos that are giving Napa and Sonoma counties a run for their money.
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Archive »People

Five Questions for Samson Koletkar

He’s proclaimed himself the “world’s only Indian-Jewish stand-up comedian,” but Fremont’s Samson Koletkar is better known locally as the man behind Comedy Oakland (hosted at downtown restaurant Spice Monkey) and the annual Desi Comedy Fest (which spotlights South Asian comics at venues throughout the East Bay). Here, he talks stand-up and the power of an outside perspective.

East Bay Filmmakers Are Having a Moment

With a new wave of Oakland-centric films coming out of the Bay Area, local directors are shining a light on the city and making a splash in the entertainment industry.

Meet Eugene Yoon

Philanthropist Eugene Yoon uses fashion to support people in need.
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Calendar of Events

October 2018

California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

More information

October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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For artists' in-home studios without a press, this beautiful, low-tech process may be the perfect solution. This workshop introduces a traditional Japanese woodblock printing process, Ukiyo-E...

Cost: $194

Where:
Shadelands Art Center
111 N. Wiget Lane
Walnut Creek, CA  94598
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Sponsor: Center for Community Arts
Telephone: 925-943-5846
Contact Name: Fernando Villalba
Website »

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Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
View map »


Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

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 The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrates the work of Emeryville artists and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, textiles, ceramics, glass works and poetry. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5700 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Inc.
Telephone: 510-652-6122
Contact Name: Sharon Wilchar
Website »

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Join us for a paw-some day to celebrate all things canine!  Bring your furry friend to enjoy Dog Demos, Festivities, Beer/Wine/Food Garden, Dog Vendors and Rescues, a Pet Costume Contest, an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Robert Livermore Park
491 Loyola Way
Livermore, CA  94550
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Sponsor: Livermore Area Recreation and Park District
Telephone: 925-373-5712
Contact Name: Kelsey Ducker
Website »

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FREE ADMISSION. ALL ARE WELCOME. Join us on Sunday, October 14 for the 9th Annual Orinda Olive Festival! Enjoy tours of the historic Wagner Ranch Nature Area, homesite of Contra Costa Couny’s...

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Where:
Wagner Ranch Nature Area
350 Camino Pablo
Orinda, CA  94563
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Sponsor: Friends of Wagner Ranch Nature Area
Telephone: 925-899-6547
Contact Name: Rebecca Dahlberg
Website »

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From The Fire: New Paintings by Adam Shaw Artist Reception: October 4, 6:00-8:00pm Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm and by appointment In celebration of our gallery artists being invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
View map »


Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
Website »

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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

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Morbid Desire returns to Camron-Stanford! This year the popular series highlights the death of one of the house’s famous former residents, Josiah Stanford, and will feature a visit to a Victorian...

Cost: $5

Where:
Camron-Stanford House
1418 Lakeside Dr.
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Camron-Stanford House
Telephone: 510-874-7802
Contact Name: Alisa Thorp
Website »

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On Oct 14, the Diablo Symphony Orchestra opens its 56th season with a concert celebrating the impact sisters Lili and Nadia Boulanger had on the musical world, both through Lili’s...

Cost: $35 Adults; $10 Youth; Children 12 and under Free

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Diablo Symphony Association
Telephone: 925-943-7469
Contact Name: Helen Duncan
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Skyline Community Church at 12540 Skyline Blvd., Oakland, will host the 18th Annual "Blessing of the Animals" on Sun., October 14, 3-4:00 pm, (registration starts at 2:45) This is a special...

Cost: Free (donations accepted).

Where:
Skyline Community Church
12540 Skyline Boulevard
Oakland, CA  94619
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Sponsor: Skyline Community Church (United Church of Christ)
Telephone: 510-531-8212
Contact Name: Nancy Montier
Website »

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Beethoven, Leonore Overture No. 1 Shostakovich Symphony No. 1 Rachmaninoff, Piano concerto No. 2 Marc Taddei, conductor David Fung, soloist Musicians often speak of prodigy composers, and...

Cost: $35-$65

Where:
Empress Theatre
Vallejo, CA  94590


Sponsor: Vallejo Symphony Association
Telephone: (707) 643-4441
Contact Name: Tim
Website »

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The San Francisco Early Music Society’s 2018-19 concert season kicks off the weekend of October 12 with three concerts by El Mundo performing works from their Grammy-nominated album Kingdoms...

Cost: $12–$45

Where:
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
1111 O'Farrell St.
San Francisco, CA  94109
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Sponsor: San Francisco Early Music Society
Telephone: 510-528-1725
Website »

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Just in time for Halloween!  Come join us for a spook-tacular tour filled with tricks, and most importantly, some unforgettably delicious treats. Our Oakland Sweets Spirits and The Beyond Food...

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA  94611
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
Contact Name: Lauren Herpich
Website »

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“Jazzy Afro Latin Funk” With current and former members of Carlos Santana's band, Tower of Power and Malo Horn Section: Doug Rowan - saxophones Michael Cesario -  trumpet Ruben Sandoval -...

Cost: $20

Where:
Armando's
707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA  94553
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Telephone: 925-228-6985
Website »

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018 Celebrate the Blackhawk Museum’s 30th Anniversary at this once-in-a-lifetime gala held in our glamorous Automotive Dining Room. 5:00 PM - LOBBY & UPPER GALLERY No ...

Cost: TICKETS - $150 - PER PERSON

Where:
Blackhawk Museum
3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Blackhawk Museum
Telephone: 925-736-2280
Contact Name: Jonathan Snyder
Website »

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Please join JFCS East Bay for our 12th annual gala fundraiser, Art of Living. featuringW. KAMAU BELLSocio-Political Comedian & Dad Host of CNN’s Emmy-winning United Shades of America...

Cost: 150

Where:
Temple Isaiah
945 Risa Rd
Lafayette, CA  94649-5616
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Sponsor: Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay
Telephone: 510-704-7475
Contact Name: Shelley Waits
Website »

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Please join JFCS East Bay for Art of Living 2018 . . . a fundraising gala . . .   featuring W. KAMAU BELL Socio-Political Comedian & Dad Host of CNN’s Emmy-winning United Shades of...

Cost: 150

Where:
Temple Isaiah
945 Risa Rd
Lafayette, CA  94549-3243
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Sponsor: Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay
Telephone: 510-704-7475
Contact Name: Shelley Waits
Website »

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BLIND SCREAM is waiting for you with two terrifying HAUNTED HOUSES in over 15,000 square feet of pure exhilaration. Lil Horrus is back! He just wants to have some Lil fun!!! Be careful or you might...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
SOMO Village
1500 Village House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA  94928
View map »


Telephone: 707-837-1928
Contact Name: Judy Walker
Website »

More information

The San Francisco Greek Film Festival celebrates its 15th year presenting 24 feature-length films and shorts by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. From October 12-20, 2018,...

Cost: Tickets: $15, Student tickets: $10

Where:
Delancey Street Screening Room
600 Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Greek Film Festival
Website »

More information

Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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Sep 21-Oct 21; no performance on September 22. Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, plus Sunday 9/23 at 7pm. Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production,...

Cost: $15-$38.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
Website »

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DPR Live is an independent Korean rapper/singer and one of the founding members of the innovative creative team Dream Perfect Regime (DPR). Ever since his debut in 2017, DPR Live has been growing...

Cost: $42.50 - $142.50.

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
Telephone: 510-356-4000
Website »

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The Revolutionists at Town Hall Theatre This Bay Area Premiere of THE REVOLUTIONISTS, is a bold and irreverent new comedy by Lauren Gunderson featuring four bad-ass female characters from the...

Cost: $18-$30

Where:
Town Hall Theatre
3535 School Street
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E. Evans
Website »

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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

More information

October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
View map »


Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

More information

 The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrates the work of Emeryville artists and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, textiles, ceramics, glass works and poetry. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5700 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
View map »


Sponsor: Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Inc.
Telephone: 510-652-6122
Contact Name: Sharon Wilchar
Website »

More information

To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

More information

From The Fire: New Paintings by Adam Shaw Artist Reception: October 4, 6:00-8:00pm Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm and by appointment In celebration of our gallery artists being invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
View map »


Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
Website »

More information

New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

Join us for an evening of meeting new people and making something fun! Our Make and Mingle Open Studio is a fun event for people with all levels of or no experience at all with art making! We'll...

Cost: $27

Where:
CaliCraft Brewing Co.
2700 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94598
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Community Arts
Telephone: (925) 943-5846
Contact Name: Fernando Villalba
Website »

More information

The San Francisco Greek Film Festival celebrates its 15th year presenting 24 feature-length films and shorts by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. From October 12-20, 2018,...

Cost: Tickets: $15, Student tickets: $10

Where:
Delancey Street Screening Room
600 Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Greek Film Festival
Website »

More information

BLIND SCREAM is waiting for you with two terrifying HAUNTED HOUSES in over 15,000 square feet of pure exhilaration. Lil Horrus is back! He just wants to have some Lil fun!!! Be careful or you might...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
SOMO Village
1500 Village House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA  94928
View map »


Telephone: 707-837-1928
Contact Name: Judy Walker
Website »

More information

Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

Sep 21-Oct 21; no performance on September 22. Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, plus Sunday 9/23 at 7pm. Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production,...

Cost: $15-$38.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
View map »


Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
View map »


Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

More information

October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
View map »


Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

More information

 The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrates the work of Emeryville artists and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, textiles, ceramics, glass works and poetry. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5700 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
View map »


Sponsor: Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Inc.
Telephone: 510-652-6122
Contact Name: Sharon Wilchar
Website »

More information

New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
Website »

More information

From The Fire: New Paintings by Adam Shaw Artist Reception: October 4, 6:00-8:00pm Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm and by appointment In celebration of our gallery artists being invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
View map »


Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
Website »

More information

To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

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Linda Bouchard’s works are defined by the importance of color and textures, and the structures of her compositions are intimately linked to the orchestral choices she makes for...

Cost: 12-15

Where:
David Brower Center
2150 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: Other Minds
Telephone: 415-934-8134
Contact Name: Randall Wong
Website »

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The San Francisco Greek Film Festival celebrates its 15th year presenting 24 feature-length films and shorts by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. From October 12-20, 2018,...

Cost: Tickets: $15, Student tickets: $10

Where:
Delancey Street Screening Room
600 Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Greek Film Festival
Website »

More information

BLIND SCREAM is waiting for you with two terrifying HAUNTED HOUSES in over 15,000 square feet of pure exhilaration. Lil Horrus is back! He just wants to have some Lil fun!!! Be careful or you might...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
SOMO Village
1500 Village House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA  94928
View map »


Telephone: 707-837-1928
Contact Name: Judy Walker
Website »

More information

KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents D.D. Guttenplan & Michael Lerner The Next Republic: The Rise of a Radical New Majority wheelchair access advance tickets: $12: T: 800-838-3006 or independent bookstores,...

Cost: $12 advance, $15 door.

Where:
St. John's Presbyterian Church
2727 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94705
View map »


Sponsor: KPFA Radio 94.1 FM
Telephone: 510-967-4495
Website »

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Sep 21-Oct 21; no performance on September 22. Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, plus Sunday 9/23 at 7pm. Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production,...

Cost: $15-$38.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
View map »


Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
Website »

More information

Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
View map »


Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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JENNIFER ASHWORTHY, KEVIN BAUM, LAUREN CARLEY and JIM MONIOS, the SATB of the a cappella vocal quartet, IN OTHER WORDS, is a happy story of long-time collaborators weaving combined lifetimes of...

Cost: $30 General, $15 Higher Ed Students, Free to students through HS

Where:
Berkeley City Club
2315 Durant Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: Berkeley Chamber Performances
Telephone: 510-525-5211
Contact Name: Joanne De Phillips
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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
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 The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrates the work of Emeryville artists and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, textiles, ceramics, glass works and poetry. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5700 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Inc.
Telephone: 510-652-6122
Contact Name: Sharon Wilchar
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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
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From The Fire: New Paintings by Adam Shaw Artist Reception: October 4, 6:00-8:00pm Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm and by appointment In celebration of our gallery artists being invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
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 Join our panelists as they reminisce about their time spent with the legendary James Beard who taught  cooking classes at the Stanford Court Hotel during the 1970s and 80s. A cook, cookbook...

Cost: SFPFS Members: $40; Guest: $55

Where:
The Stanford Court Hotel - Mogul room
905 California St.
San Francisco , CA  94109
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The San Francisco Greek Film Festival celebrates its 15th year presenting 24 feature-length films and shorts by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. From October 12-20, 2018,...

Cost: Tickets: $15, Student tickets: $10

Where:
Delancey Street Screening Room
600 Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Sponsor: San Francisco Greek Film Festival
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Oct 17, 7-8 pm in Piedmont and Oct 20, 3pm in Oakland at The New Parkway, 747 24th Street The Chinese Exclusion Act explains the causes, consequences, and continuing impact of the only federal...

Cost: Free; no need to RSVP.

Where:
Ellen Driscoll PLayhouse
325 Highland Avenue near the corner of Oakland avenue
Piedmont, CA  94611
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Sponsor: Appreciating Diversity Film Series
Telephone: 510-599-9227
Contact Name: Juliann Chang
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Mayday Parade is an American rock band from Tallahassee, Florida, that was founded in 2005. This Wild Life is duo Kevin Jordan and Anthony Del Grosso from Long Beach, CA, USA. William Ryan Key is...

Cost: $29.50.

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
Telephone: 510-356-4000
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Will California flip the House? What's at stake with the propositions on this year's ballot? Join Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos, hosts of KQED's popular new weekly radio program and podcast...

Cost: Free

Where:
Studio To Be
906 Washington Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: KQED
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BLIND SCREAM is waiting for you with two terrifying HAUNTED HOUSES in over 15,000 square feet of pure exhilaration. Lil Horrus is back! He just wants to have some Lil fun!!! Be careful or you might...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
SOMO Village
1500 Village House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA  94928
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Telephone: 707-837-1928
Contact Name: Judy Walker
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Sep 21-Oct 21; no performance on September 22. Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, plus Sunday 9/23 at 7pm. Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production,...

Cost: $15-$38.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
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Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
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Please join the Danville Women’s Club ladies on Thursday, October 18th for their monthly luncheon.  Socializing for the luncheon begins at 11 a.m.  The speaker this day, Linda Turnbull,...

Cost: Free for first-timers, $8 normally

Where:
Danville Women's Club clubhouse
242 W. Linda Mesa Avenue
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: GFWC Danville Women's Club
Telephone: 925-837-3056
Contact Name: Rita

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 The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrates the work of Emeryville artists and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, textiles, ceramics, glass works and poetry. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5700 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Inc.
Telephone: 510-652-6122
Contact Name: Sharon Wilchar
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SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Being Seen: a photography exhibition that explores themes of identity, anonymity, privacy, and space. Richard Koci Hernandez has been practicing street...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-652-4085
Contact Name: Ginny Van Dine
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
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From The Fire: New Paintings by Adam Shaw Artist Reception: October 4, 6:00-8:00pm Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm and by appointment In celebration of our gallery artists being invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
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Join us on the Third Thursday of the month for drinks, music, and art-related activities. Drop-ins welcome! $5 / Free for members / all ages welcome

Cost: $5 / Free For Members

Where:
di Rosa Center For Contemporary Art
5200 Sonoma Highway
Napa, CA  94559
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If we're not careful, the holiday season can be full of waste and material excess. If holiday gift-giving is frustrating your efforts to live sustainably, join us as we play with ideas for mindful,...

Cost: $25

Where:
Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center
315 Cortsen Rd.
Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
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Sponsor: Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center and Sustainable Contra Costa
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Oct 18-20, 6pm to 11pm all three days Imagine yourself immersed in lush gardens brightly illuminated with mesmerizing art installations created by talented Bay Area artists. Join us for the 7th...

Cost: $20 advance, $25 door; Youth $7/10; Five & under free

Where:
Gardens at Lake Merrit
666 Bellevue Drive
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt
Telephone: 510-550-4804 x1
Contact Name: Samee Roberts
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International Bird Rescue (IBR) has become a global leader in responding to man-made disasters affecting wildlife, including oil spills. To date, their response teams have led wildlife rescue...

Cost: $5 donation for non members.

Where:
Northbrae Community Church
941 the Alameda
Berkeley, CA  94707
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Sponsor: Golden Gate Audubon Society
Telephone: 510-843-2222
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If you had to add an extra $8,000 - $12,000 to your monthly budget because a spouse or parent needed nursing home care, how long could you do it? With proper planning you can stop the rapid outflow...

Cost: free

Where:
Walnut Creek Library
1644 North Broadway
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Walnut Creek Library Foundation
Telephone: 925.935.5395
Contact Name: Susan Moon
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BLIND SCREAM is waiting for you with two terrifying HAUNTED HOUSES in over 15,000 square feet of pure exhilaration. Lil Horrus is back! He just wants to have some Lil fun!!! Be careful or you might...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
SOMO Village
1500 Village House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA  94928
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Telephone: 707-837-1928
Contact Name: Judy Walker
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The San Francisco Greek Film Festival celebrates its 15th year presenting 24 feature-length films and shorts by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. From October 12-20, 2018,...

Cost: Tickets: $15, Student tickets: $10

Where:
Delancey Street Screening Room
600 Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
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Sponsor: San Francisco Greek Film Festival
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KPFA Radio 94.1 FM and Marcus Books present ALICE WALKER Taking the Arrow Out Of the Heart Hosted by Nina Serrano Tickets: $12, Marcus Books, Pegasus Books (3 stores), Books Inc (Berkeley), Moe's,...

Cost: $12 advance, $15 door.

Where:
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: KPFA Radio 94.1 FM
Telephone: 510-967-4495
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Sep 21-Oct 21; no performance on September 22. Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, plus Sunday 9/23 at 7pm. Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production,...

Cost: $15-$38.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
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The Marsh San Francisco presents Durst Case Scenario: Midterm Madness by political comedian Will Durst, with newly added material. The show will perform Tuesdays September 18 - October 30 in San...

Cost: $20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved

Where:
The Marsh Berkeley
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The Marsh`
Telephone: 415-282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $15 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Comedy Oakland
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
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The Revolutionists at Town Hall Theatre This Bay Area Premiere of THE REVOLUTIONISTS, is a bold and irreverent new comedy by Lauren Gunderson featuring four bad-ass female characters from the...

Cost: $18-$30

Where:
Town Hall Theatre
3535 School Street
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E. Evans
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The game is afoot! From the folks who brought you Spontaneous Shakespeare! and Spontaneous Noir! comes Synergy Theater’s latest improvisational tour de force, The Improvised Adventures of...

Cost: 14 - 20

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Synergy Theater
Telephone: 925-408-8540
Contact Name: Kenn Adams
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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
Website »

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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
View map »


Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

More information

Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
View map »


Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
Website »

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 The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrates the work of Emeryville artists and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, textiles, ceramics, glass works and poetry. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5700 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
View map »


Sponsor: Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Inc.
Telephone: 510-652-6122
Contact Name: Sharon Wilchar
Website »

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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
Website »

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From The Fire: New Paintings by Adam Shaw Artist Reception: October 4, 6:00-8:00pm Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm and by appointment In celebration of our gallery artists being invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
View map »


Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
Website »

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SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Being Seen: a photography exhibition that explores themes of identity, anonymity, privacy, and space. Richard Koci Hernandez has been practicing street...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-652-4085
Contact Name: Ginny Van Dine
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
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Just in time for Halloween!  Come join us for a spook-tacular tour filled with tricks, and most importantly, some unforgettably delicious treats. Our Oakland Sweets Spirits and The Beyond Food...

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA  94611
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
Contact Name: Lauren Herpich
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David Wilson, the Bay Area's primo Biber Wizard, brings us highlights of H. I. F. Biber's extraordinary "Rosary Sonatas" (aka "Mystery Sonatas). He has assembled an all-star continuo cast (Barbara...

Cost: $15.

Where:
Parish Hall of St. Mark's Episcopal Church
2300 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA  94707
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Sponsor: Barefoot Chamber Concerts
Telephone: 510-220-1195
Contact Name: Peter Hallifax
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Oct 18-20, 6pm to 11pm all three days Imagine yourself immersed in lush gardens brightly illuminated with mesmerizing art installations created by talented Bay Area artists. Join us for the 7th...

Cost: $20 advance, $25 door; Youth $7/10; Five & under free

Where:
Gardens at Lake Merrit
666 Bellevue Drive
Oakland, CA  94610
View map »


Sponsor: Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt
Telephone: 510-550-4804 x1
Contact Name: Samee Roberts
Website »

More information

The San Francisco Greek Film Festival celebrates its 15th year presenting 24 feature-length films and shorts by Greek and Cypriot filmmakers from around the world. From October 12-20, 2018,...

Cost: Tickets: $15, Student tickets: $10

Where:
Delancey Street Screening Room
600 Embarcadero Street
San Francisco, CA  94107
View map »


Sponsor: San Francisco Greek Film Festival
Website »

More information

BLIND SCREAM is waiting for you with two terrifying HAUNTED HOUSES in over 15,000 square feet of pure exhilaration. Lil Horrus is back! He just wants to have some Lil fun!!! Be careful or you might...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
SOMO Village
1500 Village House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA  94928
View map »


Telephone: 707-837-1928
Contact Name: Judy Walker
Website »

More information

COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $15 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Comedy Oakland
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
Website »

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Friday October 19, 2018 at 7:30pmDougherty Valley Performing Arts CenterTickets: $8 Adults/ Seniors. Free for children 12 and under and Free for students with student ID.Buy TicketsLeonard...

Cost: 8.00

Where:
Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center
10550 Albion Rd
San Ramon, CA  94582
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Sponsor: City of San Ramon
Contact Name: Erika Burg

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After coast to coast critical acclaim, Marga Gomez comes to The Marsh Berkeley with Latin Standards, her 12th and final work in the solo performance genre that The New York Times named a...

Cost: $25-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved

Where:
The Marsh Berkeley
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The Marsh
Telephone: 415-282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh
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Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
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"Rhythm & Blues" Nancy Wright - sax/ vocals Jeff Tamelier - guitar Paul Revelli - drums Tony Lufrano - keys Steve Ehrmann - bass The Blues Foundation Blues Music Award Nominee 2018! Nancy Wright is...

Cost: $15

Where:
Armando's
707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA  94553
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Telephone: 925-228-6985
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Sep 21-Oct 21; no performance on September 22. Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, plus Sunday 9/23 at 7pm. Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production,...

Cost: $15-$38.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
View map »


Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
Website »

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The Revolutionists at Town Hall Theatre This Bay Area Premiere of THE REVOLUTIONISTS, is a bold and irreverent new comedy by Lauren Gunderson featuring four bad-ass female characters from the...

Cost: $18-$30

Where:
Town Hall Theatre
3535 School Street
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E. Evans
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Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midon has earned renown as one of music's most distinctive and searching voices - "a one man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his...

Cost: Reserved seat tickets: $25 - $35.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
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The game is afoot! From the folks who brought you Spontaneous Shakespeare! and Spontaneous Noir! comes Synergy Theater’s latest improvisational tour de force, The Improvised Adventures of...

Cost: 14 - 20

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
View map »


Sponsor: Synergy Theater
Telephone: 925-408-8540
Contact Name: Kenn Adams
Website »

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Desert Dwellers enjoys a reputation as one of the most pioneering and prolific downtempo, psy-bass, and tribal trance acts in the United States. They consist of Amani Friend and Treavor Moontribe,...

Cost: $20.00 - $25.00.

Where:
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
2036 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall
Telephone: 510-356-4000
Contact Name: Nikki
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $15 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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What is The Inflatable Run? The Inflatable Run is an all-ages family event featuring a kid-friendly obstacle course race plus fun games, shows, and attractions in the festival area. There are...

Cost: Free - $65

Where:
Solano County Fairgrounds
900 Fairgrounds Dr.
Vallejo, CA   94589
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California Watercolor Association (CWA) Presents…     “Explore Color. Discover Color!” Dominican University – San Rafael August 5, 2018 – January 31, 2019 Reception August 18, 2pm...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dominican University-Science Building
50 Acacia Avenue
San Rafael, CA  94901
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Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Contact Name: Michael Friedland
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  Come to the SRVHS Ski and Snowboard Swap Sat Oct 20th, 2018 9am-3pm   The San Ramon Valley High School Ski and Snowboard Swap is THE place to get all your winter gear for skiing and...

Cost: $5 entry (free to 5 and under)

Where:
San Ramon Valley High School
501 Danville Boulevard
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: SRVHS PTSA
Telephone: 925-998-2901
Contact Name: Molly Brazeale
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October 20-October 25, 9:30AM-5:30PM A Breema Intensive is an opportunity to experience a new unified relationship between the body, mind, and feelings. You'll learn Self-Breema exercises, Breema...

Cost: $140-410, partial to full attendance.

Where:
The Breema Center
6076 Claremont Avenue
Oakland, CA  94618
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Sponsor: The Breema Center
Telephone: 510-428-0937
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October 13, 2018-February 17, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-10, Sat-Sun 10-6 Fueled by their belief in design as a way of life, the innovative husband and wife duo Charles and Ray Eames were two of...

Cost: $0-$15.95.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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December 16, 2017 - January 13, 2019; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 Unearth Oakland's multi-layered world of food in Take Root: Oakland Grows Food, an exhibition exploring the ecological...

Cost: Included with Museum admission.

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
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Register now as this event will sell out! Please join IDA NorCal and our co‐sponsors Decoding Dyslexia CA and Learning Ally for an interactive and engaging panel discussion with dyslexia...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Ed Roberts Campus
3075 Adeline Street
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Northern California International Dyslexia Association
Telephone: 1-650-328-7667
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Beth Chaim Congregation presents Art of the Ketubah: An exhibit exploring the art and history of the Jewish Marriage Contract. The exhibit is free to the public, and runs from October 13, 2018 to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beth Chaim Congregation
1800 Holbrook Drive
Danville, CA  94506
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Sponsor: Beth Chaim Congregation
Telephone: 925-736-7146
Contact Name: Mary Jo Smith
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How has the cinema influenced you as a writer, in terms of your style, voice, the types of characters you’re drawn to, the kinds of stories you feel called to tell? In this five-week course,...

Cost: $295

Where:
The Writing Salon
2121 Bonar Street
Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA  94708
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Sponsor: The Writing Salon
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 The 32nd Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition celebrates the work of Emeryville artists and includes paintings, sculpture, photographs, prints, textiles, ceramics, glass works and poetry. The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
5700 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Inc.
Telephone: 510-652-6122
Contact Name: Sharon Wilchar
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Bay Area Made and Concreteworks are teaming up to feature the Bay Area's finest craftspeople and makers for a hybrid craft market and design showcase. Concreteworks will open their doors to their...

Cost: Free

Where:
Concreteworks
2033 Everett Street
Alameda, CA  94501
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Sponsor: Bay Area Made
Contact Name: Ferron Salniker
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SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Being Seen: a photography exhibition that explores themes of identity, anonymity, privacy, and space. Richard Koci Hernandez has been practicing street...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-652-4085
Contact Name: Ginny Van Dine
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To show appreciation and support for the servicemen and women of its community, San Francisco Premium Outlets is celebrating military appreciation with special discounts! Guests to the center with...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Drive
Livermore, CA  94551
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Sponsor: San Francisco Premium Outlets
Telephone: 925-292-2868
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New Art exhibition featuring over 50 local, National and International artists. Painting, photography, drawings, sculpture etc... OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, September 15, 6 - 8 pm. Music &...

Cost: free

Where:
Expressions Gallery
2035 Ashby Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Expressions Gallery
Telephone: 510 644-4930
Contact Name: Rinna Flohr
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From The Fire: New Paintings by Adam Shaw Artist Reception: October 4, 6:00-8:00pm Hours: Wednesday–Saturday, 12–6pm and by appointment In celebration of our gallery artists being invited to...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
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Three-time Emmy winner and two-time Latin Grammy winner! TFJB have been crowned the very first American group to ever win a Latin Grammy in the children's album category. "Kids and grown-ups alike...

Cost: General Seating Tickets: $12 Adult, $10 Student.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
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Come suitably attired for a Morbid Tea on October 20. In addition to enjoying our seasonal tea menu redolent of apples, pumpkins and spice, you’ll have a tour of our current exhibit and the...

Cost: $45

Where:
Camron-Stanford House
1418 Lakeside Dr.
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Camron-Stanford House
Telephone: 510-874-7802
Contact Name: Alisa Thorp
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Presented in conjunction with Anna Halprin: Body Radical, Blank Placard Dance is one of Halprin’s most iconic works that inscribes the political dimension of performance in urban and public...

Cost: free to the public

Where:
de Young
Golden Gate Park \ 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA  94118
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Grand Lake Cultural Cuisine Food Tour | Oakland | 2 hours | 4 stops Enjoy a culinary tour de force without leaving Oakland! Sample the vast cultural diversity of the Grand Lake area, an urban mecca...

Cost: $65 - $80

Where:
Lakeview Branch Library - Oakland
550 El Embarcadero
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
Contact Name: Lauren Herpich
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Just in time for Halloween!  Come join us for a spook-tacular tour filled with tricks, and most importantly, some unforgettably delicious treats. Our Oakland Sweets Spirits and The Beyond Food...

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA  94611
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Sponsor: Local Food Adventures
Telephone: 510-604-6546
Contact Name: Lauren Herpich
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William Rushton- Painting Demonstration Saturday, October 20, 4-6pm Come watch Bill Rushton create a painting from the start. His signature figurative work is loose and colorful. When he...

Cost: free

Where:
Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
3620 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery
Telephone: (925) 284-1485
Contact Name: Jennifer Perlmutter
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The Marsh San Francisco presents Durst Case Scenario: Midterm Madness by political comedian Will Durst, with newly added material. The show will perform Tuesdays September 18 - October 30 in San...

Cost: $20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved

Where:
The Marsh Berkeley
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The Marsh
Telephone: 415-282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh
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Celebrating 35 years of giving and empowering the next generation of leaders in science, on Saturday October 20 the Sinkler Miller Medical Association (SMMA) will host the 35th Annual Grand...

Cost: $200

Where:
Greek Cathedral Community Center
4700 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland, CA  94602
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Sponsor: Sinkler Miller Medical Association
Telephone: 510.482.9606
Contact Name: Paula Welsh
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Closing Night of the San Francisco Greek Film Festival includes screenings of the short film GOLDFISH and feature film POLYXENI, Greece's selection for Best Foreign Film for the Oscars. Director...

Cost: $40

Where:
Dolby Cinema at 1275 Market
1275 Market Street
San Francisco, CA  94103
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Sponsor: San Francisco Greek Film Festival
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This year the Center is proud to honor and recognize individuals, Peter Phillips, Ph.D.(Professor of Political Sociology, media activist/author - keynote speaker) Corrina Gould (indigenous...

Cost: $65 General Admission, $50 for Members, $500 reserved table for 8-10.

Where:
Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center at Our Savior's Lutheran
1035 Carol Lane
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center
Telephone: 925-933-7850
Contact Name: Margli Auclair
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Oct 18-20, 6pm to 11pm all three days Imagine yourself immersed in lush gardens brightly illuminated with mesmerizing art installations created by talented Bay Area artists. Join us for the 7th...

Cost: $20 advance, $25 door; Youth $7/10; Five & under free

Where:
Gardens at Lake Merrit
666 Bellevue Drive
Oakland, CA  94610
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Sponsor: Friends of the Gardens at Lake Merritt
Telephone: 510-550-4804 x1
Contact Name: Samee Roberts
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BLIND SCREAM is waiting for you with two terrifying HAUNTED HOUSES in over 15,000 square feet of pure exhilaration. Lil Horrus is back! He just wants to have some Lil fun!!! Be careful or you might...

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
SOMO Village
1500 Village House Drive
Rohnert Park, CA  94928
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Telephone: 707-837-1928
Contact Name: Judy Walker
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Temirzhan Yerzhanov launched his international career by winning the Gold Medal at the International Robert Schumann Piano Competition in Zwickau, Germany, and now continues to perform as an...

Cost: Donation at door ($20 avg, $10 Students). All are Welcome!

Where:
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1924 Trinity Avenue
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: St. Paul's Concert Series
Telephone: 925-297-0134
Contact Name: Deborah Webster
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $20 online / $24 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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October 20, 8pm "New kind of relationship" comedy stars the brilliant and insightful Second City Toronto alum Anne Marie Scheffler. What happens when you're newly divorced with kids, anyway? To...

Cost: Reserved seat tickets: $17-$27.

Where:
Firehouse Arts Center
4444 Railroad Avenue
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: City of Pleasanton Firehouse Arts Center
Telephone: 925-931-4848
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Oct 12 - Nov 11, Wednesdays & Thursdays 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 5pm; Wed & Thur, Oct 17 & 18 start at 8pm Written by Sheila Callaghan Directed by Susannah Martin October 12-November...

Cost: $7-42.

Where:
The Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Ave
Berkeley, CA  94703
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Sponsor: Shotgun Players at the Ashby Stage
Telephone: 510-841-6500 x303
Contact Name: Box Office
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The Revolutionists at Town Hall Theatre This Bay Area Premiere of THE REVOLUTIONISTS, is a bold and irreverent new comedy by Lauren Gunderson featuring four bad-ass female characters from the...

Cost: $18-$30

Where:
Town Hall Theatre
3535 School Street
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Town Hall Theatre
Telephone: 925-283-1557
Contact Name: Susan E. Evans
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Sep 21-Oct 21; no performance on September 22. Fridays/Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, plus Sunday 9/23 at 7pm. Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) presents its season-opening production,...

Cost: $15-$38.

Where:
Contra Costa Civic Theatre
951 Pomona Ave (cross street Moeser)
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: Contra Costa Civic Theatre
Telephone: 510-524-9012
Contact Name: Holly Winter
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"Jazz & Blues" Nicolas Bearde - vocals Glen Pearson - piano Ruth Davies - bass Leon Joyce, Jr. - drums Recording artist, Nicolas Bearde, a seasoned and highly respected showman, has established...

Cost: $20

Where:
Armando's
707 Marina Vista
Martinez, CA  94553
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Telephone: 925-228-6985
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The game is afoot! From the folks who brought you Spontaneous Shakespeare! and Spontaneous Noir! comes Synergy Theater’s latest improvisational tour de force, The Improvised Adventures of...

Cost: 14 - 20

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Synergy Theater
Telephone: 925-408-8540
Contact Name: Kenn Adams
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After coast to coast critical acclaim, Marga Gomez comes to The Marsh Berkeley with Latin Standards, her 12th and final work in the solo performance genre that The New York Times named a...

Cost: $25-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved

Where:
The Marsh Berkeley
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The Marsh
Telephone: 415-282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh
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The Marsh Berkeley Cabaret announces the extension of Alicia Dattner’s (The Oy of Sex) standup comedy show One Life Stand, the modern girl’s guide to enlightenment and other disorders. With her...

Cost: $20-$35 sliding scale, $55-$100 reserved

Where:
The Marsh Berkeley
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: The Marsh
Telephone: 415-282-3055
Contact Name: The Marsh
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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy...

Cost: $15 online / $18 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
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Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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