Top Tickets: September 6–12
Help a furry friend, watch a classic film, and namaste in nature this week in the East Bay.
ARF Wine and Whiskers
9/8 In the pursuit of finding four-legged friends a forever home, this event features vino from local wineries, delicious vegetarian eats, live music, and silent and live auctions. All proceeds from the evening benefit Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation. arflife.org.
Free Movie: West Side Story
9/9 Grab a blanket and bring some layers for a free, outdoor screening of West Side Story at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Relive the classic Romeo and Juliet love story of Tony and Maria. bampfa.org.
Yoga in the Garden
9/12 Find your flow in this alfresco yoga class at the University of California Botanical Garden at Berkeley. Immerse yourself in the sounds of nature for an hour of Zen, but be sure to bring your own yoga mat. botanticalgarden.berkeley.edu.
The 19th Annual Eugene O’Neill Festival
Through 9/30 For its monthlong theater tribute, the Eugene O’Neill Foundation in Danville—where the playwright lived and penned some of his most celebrated works—stages O’Neill’s Hughie, as well as Arthur Miller’s All My Sons and a performance by Irish musicians David Creevy and Melanie O’Reilly. eugeneoneill.org.
Through 9/30 Head to the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley to catch the Bay Area premiere of this award-winning drama, which follows a pair of siblings who hold Motown dance parties against the backdrop of Detroit’s race riots. auroratheatre.org.
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