Top Tickets: February 1–7
Lunar New Year, a book reading, and a rock concert are all happening this week in the East Bay.
Rakestraw Books presents Kelly Corrigan
2/1 Bay Area writer Kelly Corrigan discusses Tell Me More—her new book of essays on language and relationships—at Danville Congregational Church. rakestrawbooks.com.
Pink Floyd Concert Experience
2/2 House of Floyd, the Bay Area’s premiere Pink Floyd tribute band, presents this ode to the classic psychedelic rock group at Lesher Center for the Arts, weaving sound effects, video projections, and—yes—lasers into the performance. lesherartscenter.com.
Food and Wine
Wine and Chocolate Walk
2/3 Treat yourself and that special someone to an early Valentine’s Day with an afternoon of wine and chocolate pairings in downtown Benicia. beniciamainstreet.org.
Lunar New Year Festival
2/3 Celebrate the Year of the Dog in Oakland’s Chinatown. The Oakland Asian Cultural Center hosts a full day of cultural traditions, including lantern-making, music, dances, and more. oacc.cc.
Fran Lebowitz in Conversation
2/2–2/4 Writer, actor, and social commentator Fran Lebowitz brings her acerbic wit to the Berkeley Repertory Theatre stage where she’ll discuss her views on topics ranging from contemporary politics to 1970’s art and culture. berkeleyrep.org.
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