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Top Tickets: January 18–24

Theater, mochi-making, and basketball acrobatics are all on our list this week.



Visit Berkeley

Food

Berkeley Restaurant Week
1/18–1/28
Once you’re through with Oakland’s famous restaurant week, check out its northern cousin for 11 days of culinary delights at dozens of delectable restaurants across Berkeley. visitberkeley.com.

 

Art

Blurring the Lines
1/18–2/24 Artists Phillip Griswold and Michael Azgour explore the boundaries of photography and painting in their new exhibition of abstract art at SLATE Gallery in Oakland. slateart.net.

 

Museum

Mochi Pounding
1/20
San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum invites you to ring in the Japanese New Year with music, dance, and a traditional mochi-making ceremony. Guests can make paper cranes and take home fortunes—and might even have the chance to take a swing with the mochi mallet! asianart.org.

 

Theater

The Danville Showcase
1/20
The Danville Village Theater presents a collection of diverse talents from its roster, featuring stand-up comedy, jazz, musical theater, and more. villagetheatreshows.com.

The Original Harlem Globetrotters

Sports

The Harlem Globetrotters
1/20
Everyone’s favorite basketball wizards are rolling through the East Bay during their world tour! The team’s doubleheader at Oakland’s Oracle Arena offers fun for fans of all ages. harlemglobetrotters.com.


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