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Diablo Dish: Bierhaus to Move into Lark Creek Space

The Vine at Bridges will reopen as new concept; La Fiesta Square’s Chow is the last one standing; a new craft cocktail bar is slated for Uptown Oakland; Bangkok Kitchen and Woung Luang Lao-Thai Cuisine close in Concord; and more Dish.

Style File

Check out these new beauty, fragrance, and fashion launches from East Bay trendsetters.

The Art of Oakland's Soba Ichi

At Soba Ichi, chef and soba-maker supreme Koichi Ishii painstakingly crafts the rare, handmade Japanese noodles in a Zen West Oakland space.

Top Tickets: March 21–27

Celebrate Persian New Year, freshen up your garden, go for a springtime stroll, and more this week in the East Bay.

Roasted Harissa Cauliflower Recipe

Helena Sylvester of Happy Acre Farm provides a recipe for roasted harissa cauliflower.

Five Questions for Ari’el Stachel

Actor Ari’el Stachel won a 2018 Tony Award and a 2019 Grammy Award for his featured role in the hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit, which will come to San Francisco in spring 2020 on national tour. The son of an Israeli-Yemeni father and an Ashkenazi Jewish mother, Stachel grew up in Berkeley, Oakland, and Orinda. Here, the multitalented star—who will appear in the upcoming film Zola—discusses his East Bay roots, the impact of his Middle Eastern heritage, and his dreams for the future.
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One Fine Weekend in Ashland

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Spring Fashion: Desert Blooms

Escape into a whole new world of style this season, as prehistoric landscapes meet timeless elegance, western vibes, and modern whites at Walnut Creek’s Ruth Bancroft Garden.

Loaves of Plenty at San Leandro's As Kneaded Bakery

Fresh-baked bread abounds at the newly opened As Kneaded Bakery in San Leandro, which offers everything from challah to porridge.

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Diablo Dish: Bierhaus to Move into Lark Creek Space

The Vine at Bridges will reopen as new concept; La Fiesta Square’s Chow is the last one standing; a new craft cocktail bar is slated for Uptown Oakland; Bangkok Kitchen and Woung Luang Lao-Thai Cuisine close in Concord; and more Dish.

Diablo Dish: Mendocino Farms Serves Up Sandwiches in San Ramon

Pleasanton welcomes the second Plucked Chicken and Beer; Cupcakin’ Bake Shop opened in Swan’s Market; USA Today honors Original Pattern Brewing Company; get your green on at these foodie locales; and more Dish.

First Bite: Tantalizing Thai

Walnut Creek’s Torsap Thai Kitchen takes the cuisine to new heights.
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Threads of Hope

Diablo magazine recognized outstanding volunteerism at the Threads of Hope gala at the Orinda Theatre. The annual event saw five local heroes receive awards for their tireless efforts to better the community, from teaching tai chi to cancer patients to representing LGBTQ+ immigrants applying for asylum.

Cancer League Holly Ball

More than 200 partygoers traveled to Rio de Janeiro (otherwise known as the Claremont Country Club in Oakland) for the Cancer League’s 45th Holly Ball. The Carnival in Rio–themed black-tie event raised more than $250,000 for nonprofit organizations dedicated to fighting cancer.

Shellie Awards

The best of the best in local theater were honored at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek during this annual event. Past and current winners posed with mascot Miss Shellie on the Hofmann Theatre stage to commemorate this awards show’s 40th anniversary.
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Pack up the car and bring the kids to these four California vacation spots that offer endless fun for all ages.

One Fine Day: Richmond

With dozens of art studios and an innovative epicurean scene, this up-and-coming city is worth a detour.
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Archive »People

Five Questions for Ari’el Stachel

Actor Ari’el Stachel won a 2018 Tony Award and a 2019 Grammy Award for his featured role in the hit Broadway musical The Band’s Visit, which will come to San Francisco in spring 2020 on national tour. The son of an Israeli-Yemeni father and an Ashkenazi Jewish mother, Stachel grew up in Berkeley, Oakland, and Orinda. Here, the multitalented star—who will appear in the upcoming film Zola—discusses his East Bay roots, the impact of his Middle Eastern heritage, and his dreams for the future.

Meet Filmmaker Ryan Fleck

Berkeley-born filmmaker Ryan Fleck jumps into the superhero genre with Captain Marvel.

Making the Grade with Lynn Mackey

Education helped Lynn Mackey overcome personal challenges. Now, she’s working to ensure that every child in Contra Costa County has the same opportunity.
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Calendar of Events

March 2019

$12 Movies? Yes please! Come experience a movie at THE LOT City Center for only $12 during the rest of March. Relax in luxurious reclining chairs, order dinner from a chef-driven...

Cost: $12

Where:
THE LOT City Center
6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd Suite 2300
San Ramon, CA  94583
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500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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November 10, 2018-March 17, 2019 Discover connections between art and science through colorful renderings by artist Ray Troll and the research of paleontologist Kirk Johnson, who made an...

Cost: Museum admission cost, free to $16

Where:
Oakland Museum of California
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA  94607
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Sponsor: Oakland Museum of California
Telephone: 510-318-8400
Website »

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Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
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WHAT:  Hacienda Crossings is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with performances from the McGrath Irish Dancers! The group includes both children and adults from new beginners to advanced...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center
4820 - 4980 Dublin Blvd
Dublin, CA   94568.
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Sponsor: Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center
Telephone: 800-762-1641
Contact Name: Kim Kelley
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Do you know how Ygnacio Valley Road got its name? Come Visit Shadelands Ranch Museum!  Learn about local history through a docent led tour.   House is open for tours every...

Cost: $3 per adult, $1 Senior & Youth 6 - 17, Free children under 6

Where:
Shadelands Ranch Museum
2660 Ygnacio Valley Rd.
Walnut Creek, CA  94598
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Sponsor: Shadelands Ranch Museum
Telephone: 925-935-7871
Contact Name: Jacqueline Byrd
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Due to popular demand, Irma Herrera’s Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name? will transfer from The Marsh San Francisco to The Marsh Berkeley in February. Weaving history and comedic insights into...

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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March 10 and March 17, 2019, 2 pm to 5 pm both days Based on Beaumarchais' classic French comedy, the opera tells of the clever barber Figaro and how he assists the noble Count Almaviva in winning...

Cost: $20 -$90.

Where:
Bankhead Theater
2400 First Street
Livermore, CA  94550
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Sponsor: Livermore Valley Opera
Telephone: 925-321-1027
Contact Name: Stephanie Petermeier
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Celebrate the luckiest day of the year with a fun flower arranging class in the cozy confines of Corners Tavern. Enjoy a glass of wine, light snacks (included in ticket price) and let your creative...

Cost: $75

Where:
Corners Tavern
1342 Broadway Plaza
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Alice's Table
Telephone: 925-257-2928
Contact Name: Valli Hilaire
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The second son of Bob and Rita Marley, eight-time Grammy-winning musician and producer Stephen was born on April 20, 1972; he began his career as a precocious six-year-old singing, dancing and...

Cost: $37.50 - $162.50.

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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March 9, 15, and 16 at 7:30 PM; March 10, 16, and 17 at 2:00 PM Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) will present the award-winning musical, "A Man of No Importance." The show debuted...

Cost: $16-32 (Student, senior, teacher, military, group discounts available)

Where:
El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Theater
540 Ashbury Ave.
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: YMTC (Youth Musical Theater Company)
Telephone: 510-595-5514
Contact Name: Laura Soble
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BROOKLYN BRIDGE, Melissa James Gibson’s charming, witty and thoughtful story, centers on 10-year-old Sasha, a latchkey kid with a big homework assignment, a report on the Brooklyn Bridge....

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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Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-24, 8pm Rogelio Lopez & Dancers presents the world premiere of Dicotomia del Silencio, an evening length contemporary modern dance performance in Berkeley,...

Cost: $18 low-income/artist, $20 general, $25 dance supporter.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA  94705
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Sponsor: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
Telephone: 510-654-5921
Contact Name: Jessi Barber
Website »

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Many of the most loved and memorable movies of the last 50 years feature music written by American composing icon John Williams. The California Symphony celebrates some of his all-time greatest...

Cost: $42-$87

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: California Symphony
Telephone: 925-943-7469
Website »

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$12 Movies? Yes please! Come experience a movie at THE LOT City Center for only $12 during the rest of March. Relax in luxurious reclining chairs, order dinner from a chef-driven...

Cost: $12

Where:
THE LOT City Center
6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd Suite 2300
San Ramon, CA  94583
View map »

More information

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

More information

SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Linear Interplay: featuring two painters and one sculptor. Linear Interplay exhibits works of varying materials that explore angles, lines,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Danielle Fox
Website »

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Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

More information

Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-24, 8pm Rogelio Lopez & Dancers presents the world premiere of Dicotomia del Silencio, an evening length contemporary modern dance performance in Berkeley,...

Cost: $18 low-income/artist, $20 general, $25 dance supporter.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA  94705
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Sponsor: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
Telephone: 510-654-5921
Contact Name: Jessi Barber
Website »

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$12 Movies? Yes please! Come experience a movie at THE LOT City Center for only $12 during the rest of March. Relax in luxurious reclining chairs, order dinner from a chef-driven...

Cost: $12

Where:
THE LOT City Center
6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd Suite 2300
San Ramon, CA  94583
View map »

More information

SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Linear Interplay: featuring two painters and one sculptor. Linear Interplay exhibits works of varying materials that explore angles, lines,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Danielle Fox
Website »

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500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

More information

Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

More information

Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-24, 8pm Rogelio Lopez & Dancers presents the world premiere of Dicotomia del Silencio, an evening length contemporary modern dance performance in Berkeley,...

Cost: $18 low-income/artist, $20 general, $25 dance supporter.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA  94705
View map »


Sponsor: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
Telephone: 510-654-5921
Contact Name: Jessi Barber
Website »

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$12 Movies? Yes please! Come experience a movie at THE LOT City Center for only $12 during the rest of March. Relax in luxurious reclining chairs, order dinner from a chef-driven...

Cost: $12

Where:
THE LOT City Center
6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd Suite 2300
San Ramon, CA  94583
View map »

More information

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

More information

SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Linear Interplay: featuring two painters and one sculptor. Linear Interplay exhibits works of varying materials that explore angles, lines,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Danielle Fox
Website »

More information

Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

More information

Do you know how Ygnacio Valley Road got its name? Come Visit Shadelands Ranch Museum!  Learn about local history through a docent led tour.   House is open for tours every...

Cost: $3 per adult, $1 Seniors & Youth 6 - 17, Free Children under 6

Where:
Shadelands Ranch Museum
2660 Ygnacio Valley Road
Walnut Creek , CA  94598
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Sponsor: Walnut Creek Historical Society
Telephone: 925-935-7871
Contact Name: Jackie Byrd
Website »

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Will first-generation students be able to enter and achieve a college diploma? These and many other issues facing students desiring a higher education degree in California are critical topics...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mills College
5000 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, CA  94613
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Sponsor: KQED
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GRAMMY Award-winning Chanticleer continues its 2018-2019 season with "Spacious Skies" in venues across the Bay Area. Following a highly successful 11-concert European tour across eight...

Cost: $20 to $60.

Where:
St. Augustine Church
3999 Bernal Ave
Pleasanton, CA  94566
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Sponsor: Chanticleer
Telephone: 415-252-8589
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KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents GREG GRANDIN The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall In the Mind of America Advance tickets: $12, T: 800-838-3006 or independent bookstores, $15...

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
Website »

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Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-24, 8pm Rogelio Lopez & Dancers presents the world premiere of Dicotomia del Silencio, an evening length contemporary modern dance performance in Berkeley,...

Cost: $18 low-income/artist, $20 general, $25 dance supporter.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA  94705
View map »


Sponsor: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
Telephone: 510-654-5921
Contact Name: Jessi Barber
Website »

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$12 Movies? Yes please! Come experience a movie at THE LOT City Center for only $12 during the rest of March. Relax in luxurious reclining chairs, order dinner from a chef-driven...

Cost: $12

Where:
THE LOT City Center
6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd Suite 2300
San Ramon, CA  94583
View map »

More information

SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Linear Interplay: featuring two painters and one sculptor. Linear Interplay exhibits works of varying materials that explore angles, lines,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Danielle Fox
Website »

More information

500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

More information

Please join the GFWC Danville Women’s Club at 242 W. Linda Mesa Ave., Danville, for our monthly luncheon and to hear our speaker, Sheryl Scherer, Executive Director of Monument Crisis...

Cost: Free for first-timers, $8 for others

Where:
Danville Women's Club
242 W. Linda Mesa Avenue
Danville, CA  94526
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Sponsor: GFWC Danville Women's Club
Telephone: 925-837-1165
Contact Name: Danville Women's Club clubhouse
Website »

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Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

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As Peregrine Falcons have recovered from endangered status in the 1990s-2000s, they have often been found nesting on bridges and skyscrapers. A Peregrine Falcon pair has taken up residence at UC...

Cost: $5

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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3/21@ 7 pm in Piedmont; 3/24 @ 12:30 pm in Oakland at The New Parkway, 474 24th St between Telegraph and Broadway "I was in prison before I was even born." So begins the story of Dr....

Cost: Free; no need to RSVP.

Where:
Ellen Driscoll Playhouse at Frank Havens School
325 Highland Avenue
Piedmont, CA  94611
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Sponsor: Appreciating Diversity Film Series
Telephone: 510-655-5552
Contact Name: Maude Pervere
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New Century Chamber Orchestra welcomes Venezuelan-American pianist Vanessa Perez for performances that explore music written by composers under the shadow of oppressive regimes. Making her debut...

Cost: $29 to $61.

Where:
First Congregational Church
2345 Channing Way
Berkeley, CA  94704
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Sponsor: New Century Chamber Orchestra
Telephone: 415-357-1111
Website »

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Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-24, 8pm Rogelio Lopez & Dancers presents the world premiere of Dicotomia del Silencio, an evening length contemporary modern dance performance in Berkeley,...

Cost: $18 low-income/artist, $20 general, $25 dance supporter.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA  94705
View map »


Sponsor: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
Telephone: 510-654-5921
Contact Name: Jessi Barber
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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$12 Movies? Yes please! Come experience a movie at THE LOT City Center for only $12 during the rest of March. Relax in luxurious reclining chairs, order dinner from a chef-driven...

Cost: $12

Where:
THE LOT City Center
6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd Suite 2300
San Ramon, CA  94583
View map »

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Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show is bringing artisans to Walnut Creek Marriott on Friday, March 22 through Sunday March 24. The show promotes handcraft and jewelry design and hosts 200 artisan...

Cost: $10 at the door and $8 online

Where:
Walnut Creek Marriott
2355 North Main Street
Walnut Creek , CA  94596
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SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Linear Interplay: featuring two painters and one sculptor. Linear Interplay exhibits works of varying materials that explore angles, lines,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Danielle Fox
Website »

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500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

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

More information

Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
Website »

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The 17th century's legendary "wild style", innovated at St. Mark's Venice by Merulo and Frescobaldi, was brought by Froberger to Germany, where it became an instant sensation....

Cost: $15.

Where:
Hillside Swedenborgian Church
1422 Navellier Street
El Cerrito, CA  94530
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Sponsor: Barefoot Chamber Concerts
Telephone: 510-220-1195
Contact Name: Peter Hallifax
Website »

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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: $18 online / $20 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: Comedy Oakland
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
Website »

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BROOKLYN BRIDGE, Melissa James Gibson’s charming, witty and thoughtful story, centers on 10-year-old Sasha, a latchkey kid with a big homework assignment, a report on the Brooklyn Bridge....

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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What happens when a young man accidentally becomes the male lead in Cinderella, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, and other fairytales?  Acclaimed choreographer...

Cost: $30 - $49

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Diablo Ballet
Telephone: 925-943-1775
Contact Name: Dan
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We're back and we're so psyched. Come over to La Maison Oakland for our Stand Up Comedy Show! Only three shows before the summer. Everybody loves comedy, so grab a tickets before...

Cost: $15 online, $20 at the door.

Where:
La Maison Oakland
4001 San Leandro Street #6
Oakland, CA  94601
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Sponsor: Clara Bijl
Telephone: 646-498-4330
Contact Name: Clara N Bijl
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This March, Diablo Ballet takes you on a fairytale adventure where you will meet Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White and...

Cost: $15-$50

Where:
Del Valle Theatre
1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: DiabloBallet
Telephone: 925-943-1775
Contact Name: Del Valle Theatre
Website »

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Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-24, 8pm Rogelio Lopez & Dancers presents the world premiere of Dicotomia del Silencio, an evening length contemporary modern dance performance in Berkeley,...

Cost: $18 low-income/artist, $20 general, $25 dance supporter.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA  94705
View map »


Sponsor: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
Telephone: 510-654-5921
Contact Name: Jessi Barber
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 / $17 at the door.

Where:
Spice Monkey Restaurant & Bar
1628 Webster St
Oakland, CA  94612
View map »


Sponsor: Samson Koletkar
Telephone: 510-214-2626
Contact Name: Samson Koletkar
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$12 Movies? Yes please! Come experience a movie at THE LOT City Center for only $12 during the rest of March. Relax in luxurious reclining chairs, order dinner from a chef-driven...

Cost: $12

Where:
THE LOT City Center
6000 Bollinger Canyon Rd Suite 2300
San Ramon, CA  94583
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Walnut Creek Bead & Design Show is bringing artisans to Walnut Creek Marriott on Friday, March 22 through Sunday March 24. The show promotes handcraft and jewelry design and hosts 200 artisan...

Cost: $10 at the door and $8 online

Where:
Walnut Creek Marriott
2355 North Main Street
Walnut Creek , CA  94596
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500 Additional Parking Spaces are HERE! Parking is even easier at San Francisco Premium Outlets. In addition to 500 additional parking spaces, our Parking Made Easy program allows upfront parking...

Cost: Free

Where:
San Francisco Premium Outlets
2774 Livermore Outlets Dr
Livermore, CA  94551
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SLATE contemporary is pleased to present Linear Interplay: featuring two painters and one sculptor. Linear Interplay exhibits works of varying materials that explore angles, lines,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
SLATE contemporary
473 25th Street
Suite A
OAKLAND, CA, CA  94612
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Sponsor: SLATE Art LLC
Telephone: 510-325-6659
Contact Name: Danielle Fox
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All fitness levels are invited to enjoy a series of free ESSENTRICS fitness classes with Julie Loder at Bay Street, every Saturday in February and March, from 10-11 a.m., next to Athleta....

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Tharasa Athauda
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Saturdays, February 2-May 25, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Calling All Eco-Explorers! Youth ages 5-15 will be up to their elbows in FREE, hands-on activities. Learning through fun interactive, nature...

Cost: Free

Where:
Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
2465 34th Avenue
Oakland, CA  94601
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Sponsor: Peralta Hacienda Historical Park
Telephone: 510-532-9142
Contact Name: Miguel Lopez
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Be a part of the first ever Bay Street Art Wall to celebrate love and diversity through artistic expression. Free to participate, all ages are invited to join @kblx1029 radio personality Sterling...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bay Street Emeryville - Center Plaza
5616 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA  94608
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Sponsor: Bay Street Emeryville
Telephone: 510-655-4002
Contact Name: Tharasa Athauda
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Benicia Main Street celebrates downtown’s “Antiques, Vintage & Collectibles” with a chance to win $100 in Downtown Dollars. Look for the framed picture of Jack London at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Benicia
Benicia, CA  94510


Sponsor: Benicia Main Street
Telephone: 707-745-9791
Contact Name: Deborah Housman
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The Plant Exchange is a community organization that encourages resource sharing, reuse and recycling.  Our annual free Plant Exchange event brings over 1000 community members together, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Plant Exchange
4500 Lincoln Ave
Oakland, CA  94602
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With Jon Schreiber, DC, Alexandra Johnson, MD, and Alexis Mulhauser Explore how we can come to a more balanced and open posture toward our children and ourselves. We will learn self-care...

Cost: $45 ($35 if paid before March 18). $60 for two.

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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The Bay Area’s favorite Clown Prince of Fools, Unique Derique, returns to The Marsh Berkeley in his zany comedy extravaganza for all ages, Fool La La: Over the Rainbow. This hippity-hop,...

Cost: $15-$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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Enjoy a culinary tour de force without leaving Oakland! Taste the vast cultural diversity of the Grand Lake area, an urban mecca for global cuisine. Centered around the historic Grand Lake Theater,...

Cost: $59 pp, +$15 for VIP

Where:
Oakland Public Library Lakeview Branch
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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Due to popular demand, Irma Herrera’s Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name? will transfer from The Marsh San Francisco to The Marsh Berkeley in February. Weaving history and comedic insights into...

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: $20 online / $25 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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Mar 23, 7:30pm to 10:00pm and Mar 24, 2:00pm to 4:30pm OnenessButoh and Rain Ensemble present the world premiere of UMI ("The Sea"). UMI is comprised of two programs: 1) Ode to...

Cost: $25/$30 at door (cash only).

Where:
Douglas Morrisson Theatre
22311 N. Third Street
Hayward, CA  94546
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Sponsor: OnenessButoh
Telephone: 510-290-6235
Contact Name: Judith Kajiwara
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Pacific Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of Conductor Lawrence Kohl, performs Schubert’s Octet, Ravel’s Introduction and Allegro, and Françaix’s Dixtuor, Saturday...

Cost: $30 - $40

Where:
Community Hall Lafayette Library and Learning Cent
3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd
Lafayette, CA  94549
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Sponsor: Pacific Chamber Orchestra
Telephone: 925-324-2775
Contact Name: Lawrence Kohl
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BROOKLYN BRIDGE, Melissa James Gibson’s charming, witty and thoughtful story, centers on 10-year-old Sasha, a latchkey kid with a big homework assignment, a report on the Brooklyn Bridge....

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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What happens when a young man accidentally becomes the male lead in Cinderella, Snow White, Little Red Riding Hood, and other fairytales?  Acclaimed choreographer...

Cost: $30 - $49

Where:
Lesher Center for the Arts
1601 Civic Drive
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: Diablo Ballet
Telephone: 925-943-1775
Contact Name: Dan
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This March, Diablo Ballet takes you on a fairytale adventure where you will meet Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, Sleeping Beauty, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White and...

Cost: $15-$50

Where:
Del Valle Theatre
1963 Tice Valley Blvd
Walnut Creek, CA  94596
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Sponsor: DiabloBallet
Telephone: 925-943-1775
Contact Name: Del Valle Theatre
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Saturdays and Sundays, March 16-24, 8pm Rogelio Lopez & Dancers presents the world premiere of Dicotomia del Silencio, an evening length contemporary modern dance performance in Berkeley,...

Cost: $18 low-income/artist, $20 general, $25 dance supporter.

Where:
Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
2704 Alcatraz Ave
Berkeley, CA  94705
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Sponsor: Shawl-Anderson Dance Center
Telephone: 510-654-5921
Contact Name: Jessi Barber
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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: $18 online / $20 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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