Kim Manfredi, Remnants, 2022, 2022. Oil on canvas. 52 x 72 in.

Visual Art

A Place of Wonder

Through 4/29 Over the next two months, Slate Contemporary Gallery is highlighting an exhibition of abstract works from painter Kim Manfredi and sculptor Peter St. Lawrence. The gallery will also host an artist talk spotlighting St. Lawrence on 3/18 and a musical performance responding to the exhibition on 4/28. slatecontemporary.com.


Nina G Album Recording

3/9 Head to the Alameda Comedy Club this week to take part in a one-of-a-kind performance that will be recorded and become East Bay comic Nina G’s debut solo album, slated for release this spring. Arrive early enough to take advantage of the club’s food offerings and full bar. alamedacomedy.com.


Vance Joy


Vance Joy

3/10 You might know singer Vance Joy from his smash hit song “Riptide”—and this week, the Australian performer stops by Oakland’s Fox Theater on his In Our Own Sweet Time Tour. His first night at the venue is already sold out, so don’t delay in getting your tickets. thefoxoakland.com.


A Broadway Celebration With Deborah Del Mastro

3/11 Relive the best and catchiest tunes of Broadway during this concert at Pleasanton’s Firehouse Arts Center starring original Nunsense actor Deborah Del Mastro. The evening will include songs by Rodgers and Hart, Sondheim, and others. firehousearts.org.


St. Patrick’s Day Beer Crawl

3/11 Get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with this afternoon craft beer crawl through downtown Benicia. Begin at Benicia Main Street’s office, where you’ll receive your wristband and map of participating businesses—and consider buying your tickets ahead before the cost rises. beniciamainstreet.org.