3/12 Laverne Cox is the first transgender woman of color to play a leading part on a mainstream scripted TV show. This week, the Emmy Award winner and advocate for LGBTQ+ people visits Zellerbach Hall to discuss class, race, and gender equality, as well as her own life and career. calperformances.org.
Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire
3/13-3/14 Michaan’s Auctions hosts the 10th year of the Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire, offering visitors more than 75 booths highlighting men’s and women’s outfits, fine linens, textiles, jewelry, and more. The items represented will span the Victorian era to the 1990s. alamedapointantiquesfaire.com.
3/14-4/25 The latest exhibition at Danville’s Village Theatre Art Gallery features vibrant and abstract explorations of color by seven artists, each piece varying in size and medium. Don’t miss the opening reception on March 14 for the chance to interact with the artists. danville.ca.gov.
The Pleasanton Ones
3/17-5/3 Pleasanton’s Museum on Main explores its community through visual art in this photography exhibition by East Bay artist Tao Guan. If you’re feeling local pride, don’t miss the museum’s permanent historical collection on the Pleasanton area, either. museumonmain.org.
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