Top Tickets: January 19-25
With the rain rolling in stay dry with the Harlem Globetrotters, jazz, cheese making, and more.
Jesus Christ Superstar
1/14–1/29 Tri-Valley Repertory Theatre revives the 1970s rock opera about the last days of Jesus and his relationship with disciple Judas Iscariot—with music by a young Andrew Lloyd Webber—at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. trivalleyrep.org.
Food and Wine
Oakland Restaurant Week 2017
1/19–1/29 Roughly 100 Oakland restaurants (including Picán, Hopscotch, and Camino) participate in this 10-day-long event, offering prix fixe lunch and/or dinner menus at special prices. Make reservations, and be sure to ask for the ORW menu. visitoakland.com.
Food and Wine
Three Cheeses in Three Hours with Wine
1/20 Learn to make three distinct cheeses (mozzarella, burrata, and chevre) with Farm Curious in this hands-on workshop. During the class, sample red and white wine as you learn about the history of cheese making, quality ingredients, and the biology and chemistry of making cheese. farmcurious.com.
The Jazz Room
1/20 Danville Village Theatre and Art Gallery introduce a new bi-monthly jazz series, The Jazz Room. Curated by nationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Eve Marie Shahoian, the kick-off concert, at the Village Theatre, will feature established Bay Area artists, as well as talented local jazz students. villagetheatreshows.com.
Kids and Family
1/21 The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are at Oracle Arena. The star-studded roster will delight fans with ball handling wizardry and basketball artistry that provides a one-of-a-kind family entertainment. oraclearena.com.
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