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Cinequest Film Festival 2023 schedule, dates, news - Stark Insider

Cinequest film festival arrives August 2023 in Silicon Valley

Team Cinequest today announced dates for its upcoming film festivals. First up is the Cinejoy Virtual Festival taking place March 1-12, 2023. As the name implies this is an online experience that showcases live events and movies on its platform -- organizers note that a free registration is required. Later in...
Wagner’s 'Lohengrin' - San Francisco Opera

San Francisco Opera offers new music, “fresh explorations” for 2023-24 season

Music Director Eun Sun Kim To Lead Annual Presentations of Works by Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner Beginning with IL TROVATORE and LOHENGRIN.
The California Artisan Cheese Festival, is pleased to announce this year's Festival dates: March 24-26, 2023.

What’s Happening: California Artisan Cheese Festival coming to Sonoma County

Cheese lovers, mark your calendars. The California Artisan Cheese Festival arrives March 26, 2023. Sonoma County Fairgrounds will host, and tickets are now on sale. As always expect all things cheese including seminars, demonstrations, pairings, and a cheese crawl (The Barlow in Sebastopol), farm and cheese producer tours. See below for...
Oakland Theater Project - 15 Unique Things to Do in Oakland, California - Clinton Stark

Things To Do in Oakland: Visit the Oakland Museum of California (plus 14 more!)

There's plenty to see and do in the San Francisco Bay Area. While many visitors and tourists think of San Francisco, or Berkeley or maybe wine country up in Napa and Sonoma, there's hidden gems to be found in the culturally rich city of Oakland. In this Redfin round-up of...
San Francisco Opera: A Centennial Celebration

New exhibition at SFO showcases history of San Francisco Opera’s costumes, artifacts from past 100 years

On your next journey through San Francisco airport (SFO) you may want to take a moment to enjoy a special exhibit that could make your travels enlightening. Titled San Francisco Opera: A Centennial Celebration, the new curated installation in located in the Harvey Milk Terminal 1 and showcases the company's...
Playwright Mary Glen Fredrick

What’s Happening: ‘Edit Annie’ leads Crowded Fire Theater’s 2023 season

Mary Glen Fredrick's Edit Annie will kick off Crowded Fire Theater's 2023 season. The San Francisco playhouse announced that is will stage 7 new plays through its "Matchbox Reading Series" and an in-person production scheduled for the summer of 2023. Full details below. "Matchbox is one of Crowded Fire’s cornerstones of...
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What’s Happening: Oakland Theater Project announces 2023 season ‘History vs. Hope’

Oakland Theater Project today announced its 2023 season. Titled 'History vs. Hope' the line-up features six productions including new plays, classics, and even the company's first musical. Per organizers the season is scheduled to open February 3, 2023 and runs through November 9, 2023. "If what the poets and philosophers tell...
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World Premiere adaptation of ‘Meet John Doe’ to open at San Jose Stage Company

Frank Capra's classic Meet John Doe is about to hit town. San Jose Stage Company will produce the play which is scheduled to run November 23 through December 18, 2022 in downtown San Jose, California. "The story of MEET JOHN DOE truly resonates with the core of our mission: to expand...
San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) celebrates the holiday season with their much-anticipated tradition, Holiday Spectacular, taking place at venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area during the month of December, and concluding with the return to San Francisco’s historic Castro Theatre for the first time in three years.

On Stage: ‘Holiday Spectacular’ by San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus

Organizers have announced San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Spectacular will open December 2, 2022. The annual tradition will be held on five dates at four venues across the Bay Area including San Francisco's Sydney Goldstein Theater, Berkeley's Freight & Salvage, Rohnert's Park Green Music Center and San Francisco's Castro...