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Top Tickets: January 26–February 1

From A’s FanFest to Dirty Dancing there’s plenty to do this week in the East Bay.



by Elizabeth Staub

Sports

Oakland A’s FanFest
1/28
Grab your gear and head to Jack London Square for the Oakland A's annual FanFest. The event is free for all fans and includes player autograph sessions, photos with Stomper, an interactive kids area, and more. mlb.com.

 

Shop

White Elephant Preview Sale
1/29
Don't miss out on fantastic finds and amazing deals at Northern California’s biggest rummage sale. From art to clothing to furniture, you’re sure to find something at the White Elephant. All proceeds benefit the Oakland Museum of California. whiteelephantsale.org

 

courtesy of Cirque du Solei

Theatre

Luzia: A Waking Dream of Mexico
Through 1/29
Catch the final performances of Luzia before it leaves San Francisco. Experience a colorful dream of Mexico filled with mythology and nature in the latest production from Cirque du Soleil. cirquedusoleil.com.

 

cinemark.com

Movie

Dirty Dancing
1/29 and 2/1
Celebrate 30 years of this iconic movie with two special screenings at Century Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek. The film is accompanied by a new tribute with celebrity interviews before the film. Whether you’re watching the movie for the first time or for the thirtieth, you’re sure to have the time of your life. cinemark.com.

 

Art

The Peace Chamber
Through 1/31
Orinda artist Lara Dutto revisits The Crosses of Lafayette in her conceptual art installation at the Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery. Using live video, computer-altered photography, and other media, Dutto reflects on the hillside memorial—started in 2006—honoring the fallen soldiers of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. jenniferperlmuttergallery.com.


 

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