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Top Tickets: June 27-July 3

From a garden sculpture show to a Golden State Warriors superstar book signing, there is a lot to enjoy this week in the East Bay.

The Sixth Man by Andre Iguodala

Music and Art

Eve Marie Shahoian Presents Broadway and Beyond and Into the Blue

6/28 As part of the Jazz Room series, Oakland’s Eve Marie Shahoian stops by Danville’s Village Theatre for a night of song. The show will include Broadway hits, film soundtracks, and familiar standards. Arrive early to enjoy a reception for Into the Blue, The Village Theatre Art Gallery’s ninth annual juried exhibition. villagetheatreshows.com, danville.ca.gov.



Andre Iguodala Book Signing

6/29 Golden State Warriors superstar Andre Iguodala signs copies of his brand-new memoir, The Sixth Man—which focuses on life as an athlete, racial tensions, and basketball—at Oakland’s A Great Good Place for Books. ggpbooks.com.


Sculpture by Richard Starks


25th Annual Sculpture in the Garden

6/29-9/1 The Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery in Walnut Creek blends visual art with breathtaking nature for their yearly art show and sale, which will feature nine West Coast artists. On the 29th, enjoy bites and sips while meeting the artists at the Sculpture Show Opening Night party. ruthbancroftgarden.org.



Othello at the Livermore Shakespeare Festival

7/3-7/21 Livermore Shakes kicks off their summer season with Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Othello at Wente Vineyards. Don’t miss their second show, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised], which opens July 18th. livermoreshakes.org.



The Good Person of Szechuwan

7/3-7/21 Cal Shakes presents an adaptation of the Bertolt Brecht classic by Angels in America’s Tony Kushner—a fable about class differences, corruption, and what makes a good person. calshakes.org.


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