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The List: March

Spring into fun, with Irish eats, haute couture, and the ultimate girls night out in Danville.


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3/13–3/18 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

 

Career

East Bay Women’s Conference

3/5 Among the keynote speakers at this annual conference for businesswomen at the San Ramon Marriott are journalist and activist Gloria Steinem, and Chez Panisse founder Alice Waters. walnut-creek.com.

 

Theater

Steel Magnolias

3/9–3/23 Truvy and Ouiser come to life onstage in Diablo Actors’ Ensemble’s production of this beloved play about Southern women chatting at the beauty parlor about life, love, and tragedy. diabloactors.com.

 

Opera

Tosca

3/10–3/18 Livermore Valley Opera presents Puccini’s masterpiece about love and corruption amid Napoleon’s invasion of Italy. livermorevalleyopera.org.

 

Dance

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

3/13–3/18 In its first visit under new artistic director Robert Battle, the acclaimed dance company performs three mixed repertoire shows at Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall. calperformances.org.

 

3/24–8/19 The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

Family Fun

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

3/17–3/18 Dublin celebrates the Irish holiday with a parade, Shamrock 5K Run, Green and White Gala, and festival, featuring Celtic music and dance, corned beef and beer, and 150 art booths. dublinstpats.com.

 

Art

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier

3/24–8/19 This de Young Museum exhibit is worth the bridge toll for fashionistas, featuring 120 couture creations by the provocative designer, plus sketches, photos, and video. deyoung.famsf.org.

 

 

 3/30–4/28 RumorsTheater

Rumors

3/30–4/28 Walnut Creek’s Center Repertory Company presents Neil Simon’s funniest play, about a dinner party gone awry, with injured guests, a missing kitchen staff, and much cover-up and confusion. centerrep.org.

 

Victoria’s Reel Blondes

Danville’s long-running salon/theater Victoria’s Hair on Stage is back—at least for a little while. Vicki Brooks, the woman behind the cabaret-style production that sold out nearly every show of its 20-year run, retired but couldn’t shake the theater bug. Her new election-themed show, featuring music, dancing, pop culture references, and a cameo by former town mayor Mike Doyle as Donald Trump, runs through May 27 at the Village Theatre. victoriasreelblondes.com.

 

For even more event picks, check out Top Tickets every Monday at diablomag.com

 

 

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