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Fall Arts Calendar: ETC.

Your month-by-month guide to additional local events.



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Comedy and Improv:

 

Hyprov with Colin Mochrie

10/4

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Comedy with Liz Grant and Friends

10/4, 11/8, 12/6

Village Theatre, Danville, villagetheatreshows.com.

 

Faizon Love

10/4–10/6

Tommy T’s Comedy Club, Pleasanton, tommyts.com.

 

Majah Hype

10/11–10/12

Tommy T’s Comedy Club, Pleasanton, tommyts.com.

 

Christopher Titus: Stories I Shouldn’t Tell

10/13

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Spontaneous Noir: An Improvised Piece of Pulp!

10/17–10/27

Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, lesherartscenter.org.

 

Chris Spencer

10/18–10/20

Tommy T’s Comedy Club, Pleasanton, tommyts.com.

 

Actor, comedian, and playwright John Leguizamo brings his one-man show Latin History for Morons to the Paramount Theatre on October 25. Photo by Kevin Berne/Berkeley Repertory Theatre.

John Leguizamo: Latin History for Morons

10/25

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

DeRay Davis

10/25–10/27

Tommy T’s Comedy Club, Pleasanton, tommyts.com.

 

Improv Tournament

10/25–10/27

Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon, sanramon.ca.gov.

 

Tommy Davidson

11/1–11/3

Tommy T’s Comedy Club, Pleasanton, tommyts.com.

 

Bruce Bruce

11/15–11/17

Tommy T’s Comedy Club, Pleasanton, tommyts.com.

 

Jo Koy

11/22

Paramount Theatre, Oakland, paramounttheatre.com.

 

Big Fat Year-End Kiss-Off Comedy Show XXVII

12/27

Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, firehousearts.org.

12/28

Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, lesherartscenter.org.

 

 

Film:

 

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive:

• Through 10/27: Berkeley Film Foundation: Celebrating 10 Years of Local Filmmaking

• Through 11/13: Alternative Visions

• Through 11/14: Out of the Vault: Native American Reelism

• Through 11/25: No Regrets: A Celebration of Marlon Riggs

• Through 11/30: Looking Back at the British New Wave

• 10/2–10/23: In Focus: The British New Wave

• 10/3–11/16: Zheng Junli: From Shanghai’s Golden Age to the Cultural Revolution

• 10/25–11/30: Jacques Tati: Comedy as Choreography

• 11/6–11/10: Soviet Silent Cinema: Peter Bagrov on Treasures from the BAMPFA Collection

• 11/6–11/10: Strange: Surrealist Tendencies in Cinema

Berkeley, bampfa.org.

 

The New Parkway Theater:

• 10/26: Horror Movie Marathon: Get Out, What We Do in the Shadows, and Halloween

• 10/27: Nosferatu—with live musical accompaniment

• 10/31: Horror Movie Marathon: House, Scream, The Exorcist, and Carrie

Oakland, thenewparkway.com.

 

Vine Cinema and Alehouse:

• 10/3: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

• 10/17: Beetlejuice

• 10/24: The Exorcist

• 11/14: Vertigo

• 12/3: Jesus Christ Superstar—Sing-Along with Ted Neeley

Livermore, vinecinema.com.

 

 

Literature, Speakers, and Spoken Word:

 

The Moth StorySlam

10/2, 11/6, 12/4

Freight and Salvage, Berkeley, thefreight.org.

 

Poetry at Pegasus: Poets Laureate on Social Justice

10/3

Pegasus Books (downtown location), Berkeley, pegasusbookstore.com.

 

Matt Maiocco, Brad Mangin, and Brian Murphy: Letters to 87: Fans Remember the Legacy of Dwight Clark

10/4

Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley, mrsdalloways.com.

 

Maggie Haberman

Cal Performances Speaker Series

10/6

Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, calperformances.org.

 

How to Cure a Ghost: Poems with Fariha Róisín

10/9

Pegasus Books (downtown location), Berkeley, pegasusbookstore.com.

 

Julie Murphy: Dear Sweet Pea

10/15

A Great Good Place for Books, Oakland, ggpbooks.com.

 

Nic Stone in Conversation with Daniel Handler

10/18

Amador Valley Theater, Pleasanton, townecenterbooks.com.

 

Timothy Egan

10/18

Rakestraw Books, Danville, rakestrawbooks.com.

 

John Kasich

Newsmakers Speaker Series

10/22

Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, lesherspeakerseries.org.

 

Lawrence Weschler: And How Are You, Dr. Sacks?

10/23

Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley, mrsdalloways.com.

 

Miriam Pawel

10/24

Rakestraw Books, Danville, rakestrawbooks.com.

 

Bruce Cameron

10/29

Rakestraw Books, Danville, rakestrawbooks.com.

 

Susan Steinberg: Machine

10/30

Pegasus Books (downtown location), Berkeley, pegasusbookstore.com.

 

Platon

Newsmakers Speaker Series

11/12

Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, lesherspeakerseries.org.

 

Shanthi Sekaran: Lucky Boy: The Diverse Realities of the Immigrant Experience

11/14

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Mystery Writers: Susan Bickford, Nancy Boyarsky, and Janet Dawson

11/16

Orinda Books, Orinda, orindabooks.com.

 

Elaine Sciolino in Conversation with Thad Carhart

11/21

Mrs. Dalloway’s, Berkeley, mrsdalloways.com.

 

 

Other:

 

Unique Derique

Clown, kids

10/11

Dougherty Valley Performing Arts Center, San Ramon, sanramon.ca.gov.

 

Alex Ramon

Magic

10/12–10/13

Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, firehousearts.org.

 

Disney on Ice Presents: Worlds of Enchantment

10/17–10/20

Oakland Arena, Oakland, theoaklandarena.com.

 

DLUX Puppets: Alice in Wonderland

Puppets, kids

11/5

Lesher Center, Walnut Creek, lesherartscenter.org.

 

Vitaly: An Evening of Wonders

Magic

11/9

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Harlem 100

Variety show

11/23

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

Chris Perondi’s super-talented dogs perform amazing (and comical) feats at Livermore’s Bankhead Theater on November 24. Photo courtesy of Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center.

Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience

11/24

Bankhead Theater, Livermore, lvpac.org.

 

All dates subject to change

 

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