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Top Tickets: May 23-29

This week in the East Bay, enjoy Latin pop, a Peanuts performance, a burger and beer festival, and more.




5/23 The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall in Berkeley welcomes Colombian music legend Juanes—the man behind the hits “La Camisa Negra” and “A Dios Le Pido” and the winner of more than 20 Grammy Awards—to its stage. theuctheatre.org.



You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

5/24–6/2 Loveable fan favorites Snoopy, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder and more take over the Village Theatre in Danville. The Peanuts gang—originally depicted by Santa Rosa’s Charles Schulz in the now-famous comic strip—are endearing in the extreme in this slice-of-life musical. villagetheatreshows.com.



Conservation Icons: Dr. Gordon Frankie

5/25 For Lindsay Wildlife Experience’s final lecture event of the season, UC Berkeley bee expert Gordon Frankie discusses his buzz-worthy work in Walnut Creek. lindsaywildlife.org.


Food and Drink

Fremont Burger and Brew Fest

5/25 The Fremont Chamber of Commerce pays tribute to Northern California’s craft brewing scene with delicious food and drink, as well as arts and craft sellers and live performances. Don’t miss the Burger Throwdown! burgerandbrewfest.com.


The cast of Kiss my Aztec! / Cheshire Isaacs


Kiss My Aztec!

5/28–7/14 At Berkeley Rep, the writing team of comedian John Leguizamo and local theater legend Tony Taccone presents this hilarious and cheeky musical celebration of Latinx history and culture through the eyes of the Aztecs. berkeleyrep.org.







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