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The List: March

Oscar-winner Geena Davis, a barrel-tasting weekend in the Livermore Valley, and a gigantic Marvel Comics exhibit make up this month’s must-do list.


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The Conquest of the Prairie, 1908 by Irving R. Bacon, courtesy of Blackhawk Museum

Geena Davis / Courtesy of East Bay Women’s Conference

History

The Spirit of the Old West
(2/21–TBD)
This new Blackhawk Museum exhibit of stories and artifacts presents the life of Native Americans and settlers before, during, and after the expansion west. blackhawkmuseum.org.

 

Networking

East Bay Women’s Conference
(3/2)
Oscar-winning actress Geena Davis and Goldie-Blox founder Debbie Sterling are among the speakers at this annual conference held at the San Ramon Marriott. walnut-creek.com.

 

 

 

Pop Culture

The Marvel Experience - POSTPONED TO 2016
(3/4–3/22)
You are a S.H.I.E.L.D.’s new recruit in this attraction at AT&T Park, which includes a 360-degree projection dome, interactive training center, and collectibles. themarvelexperiencetour.com.

Marvel/Aaron Sims

 

Film

East Bay International Jewish Film Festival
(3/5–3/15)
It’s the 20th anniversary of this festival, which screens 40 short and feature films from around the world, at Century 16 Theatres in Pleasant Hill and Livermore’s Vine Cinema and Alehouse. eastbayjewishfilm.org.

 

Dance

The Joffrey Ballet
(3/14–3/15)
The world-renowned Chicago dance company visits Berkeley’s Zellerbach Hall to perform pieces set to minimalist composers Alexandre Rabinovitch-Barakovsky and John Adams. calperformances.org.

 

High Style / Courtesy of Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Fashion

High Style
(3/14–7/19)
See the evolution of fashion from the 1900s to 1980s in 60 ensembles from the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection—by Charles James, Coco Chanel, and Hubert de Givenchy—at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor. legionofhonor.org.

 

Theater

The Music Man
(3/20–4/19)
Seventy-six trombones lead the big parade, when Contra Costa Musical Theatre presents this beloved American musical, about a fast-talking con man selling instruments, at Walnut Creek’s Lesher Center for the Arts. ccmt.org.

 

Food and Wine

Barrel-Tasting Weekend
(3/21–3/22)
Taste wines right out of the barrel, prepurchase bottles, meet winemakers, and take part in various activities at each of the 35 participating Livermore Valley wineries. lvwine.org.


For even more events, check out the Community Calendar and the weekly Top Tickets blog at diablomag.com.

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