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Top Tickets: February 16–22

This week it’s all about suds and sounds in the East Bay.



Livermore Downtown Brew Crawl

Food and Drink

Livermore Downtown Brew Crawl
2/16
Sip some suds in Downtown Livermore and try local brews from Altamont Beer Works, Eight Bridges Brewing, Shadow Puppet Brewing Company, and Working Man Brewing Company.  These four breweries will be taking over taps at restaurants, taprooms and other watering holes. facebook.com/events/384157298596348/.

 

Art

Afterlife: Tomb Treasures Preview Party
2/16
Head to the city for this celebration of life and the afterlife of the opening of the Asian Art Museum’s latest exhibit. Enjoy a New Orleans-style brass band, drinks, Han-dynasty treasures, and perhaps a spirit or two. asianart.org.

 

Barkitechture

Animal Fundraiser

Barkitechture: Unusual Dog Houses for Adorable Pets
2/17–19
The Oakland School for the Arts teamed up with the East Bay SPCA for an exhibition of creative canine kennels. These unique doghouses will be sold in silent auctions that will benefit the East Bay SPCA. facebook.com/events/1818655668351246/.

 

Music

Come Together: The Beatles Concert Experience
2/18
This tribute to the Fab Four recreates the look, sound, and history of the iconic band. Relive the Beatles rise to pop stardom, and a special salute to John Lennon, at Lesher Center for the Arts. lesherartscenter.org.

 

We Banjo 3

Music

We Banjo 3
2/18
Tap along to this award-winning quartet from Galway, Ireland at the Firehouse Arts Center. Brothers Enda and Fergal Scahill and Martin and David Howley play banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, percussion, and vocals to create a sound that will have you ready to jig. firehousearts.org.

 

Release Party

Ray Obiedo
2/22
Celebrate the release of jazz guitarist Ray Obiedo’s latest CD Latin Jazz Project Vol. 1 at Freight and Salvage in Berkeley. Enjoy a special performance from the Ray Obiedo Group as well as other featured musicians. thefreight.org.


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