Top Tickets: March 1–7
This week the East Bay is rocking out for a cause, musically reliving history, and looking toward an interstellar future.
G-Eazy: The Beautiful and Damned Tour
3/1 Following the release of his latest album, The Beautiful and Damned, Oakland-native rapper and producer G-Eazy hits the Fox Theater on his North American tour.
Woman in Mind
3/1–3/24 Lafayette’s Town Hall Theatre presents British playwright Alan Ayckbourn’s dark comedy about a disillusioned housewife whose fantasies start to merge with reality—inspiring hilarity as well as a deeper meditation on modern life. townhalltheatre.com.
Rock the CASA
3/3 The Lesher Center for the Arts presents local news anchor Dan Ashley’s annual charity concert Rock the CASA, headlined by singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge. Proceeds from the event benefit the local Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program and other youth organizations across the Bay. lesherartscenter.com.
Kronos Quartet with Rinde Eckert and Vân-Ánh Võ
3/4 Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall hosts this multimedia production about the My Lai Massacre and the tragedy of the Vietnam War. Performers weave narrative, music, and electronic soundscapes to tell the “hauntingly beautiful” tale of the people who died and the one man who tried to stop it. calperformances.org.
Michio Kaku: The Future of Humanity
3/6 Theoretical physicist and popular science advocate Michio Kaku is taking the East Bay on an interstellar adventure ahead of his new book, The Future of Humanity. KPFA Radio and the First Congregational Church of Berkeley host this talk on technology, immortality, and human destiny beyond Earth. kpfa.org/events.
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