Joe Ngo, Abraham Kim, Geena Quintos, and Moses Villarama in Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band at Berkeley Repertory Theatre.


Cambodian Rock Band

Through 4/2 Don’t miss the opportunity to see Cambodian Rock Band come to life on Berkeley Rep’s Roda Theatre stage. The rock-and-roll show follows dual storylines—a woman prosecutes a war criminal as her father visits Cambodia for the initial time in three decades—set to a live soundtrack of Cambodian classics and songs by the band Dengue Fever. berkeleyrep.org.

Visual Art

After the Storm

Through 4/8 The Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton is hosting the paintings of San Francisco artist Angélica Turner. The nine pieces included in the collection are based in organic, botanical imagery and pose questions about mental health and the process of therapeutical work. firehousearts.org.


Notes and Words

3/25 Assist the critical work of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals by attending Notes and Words at Oakland’s Fox Theater. The program will be headlined by Alanis Morissette, with drummer Yoyoka, author Leila Mottley, and writer/musician James McBride among the other artists expected to appear. notesandwords.org.


Holi Celebration


Holi Celebration

3/26 City Center Bishop Ranch is paying tribute to the spring months and the triumph of light through a celebration of the Indian festival of Holi this week. Don white clothing and head to San Ramon for music and dance, food, and the tossing of colors. citycenterbishopranch.com.


Jacqueline Winspear

3/29 Can’t get enough of the Maisie Dobbs mystery series? Mark the calendar for writer Jacqueline Winspear’s appearance at Danville’s Rakestraw Books. Winspear will be discussing her latest novel, The White Lady, a standalone story set just after World War II. rakestrawbooks.com.