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TheatreWorks - Alice Bliss

Bay Area Arts: ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ to kick off TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s 52nd season

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley this week announced the schedule for its upcoming season. Now in its 52nd year, the season opens with campy classic musical Little Shop of Horrors and wraps in the summer of 2023 with new musical Alice Bliss. In total the season features six plays and musicals, including two...
Uncover the history of the Black Power movements in California with a compelling addition to the Gallery of California History.

Oakland Museum of California Announces 2022–2023 Exhibitions & Projects

Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) has announced its lineup for 2022-2023. The season features a series of exhibitions and projects aimed at creating "a more vibrant future" for Californians and their communities. The idea is to tell stories that comprise California and sharing "the space and context for greater...

In Wine Country: Taste of Sonoma returns this summer

Wine country is open for business. And one of our favorite annual events has returned. Mark your calendars: Taste of Sonoma is scheduled for June 25, 2022. The iconic event features all manner of Sonoma wine country enjoyment. Food. Wine. Music. Plus no shortage of interesting social and immersive experiences. Sonoma County...
EnChroma glasses - The Art of the Brick, San Francisco

Colorblind Bay Area residents to see color for the first time at The Art of the Brick in San Francisco

Organizers this week have announced an exhibition in San Francisco that will be of special interest to those who are color blind. As of today, EnChroma glasses will be permanently available to guests to borrow at The Art of the Brick exhibits in San Francisco. They look pretty stylish too: Here...
Events at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts

What’s Happening: ‘Ragtime the Musical’ coming to Silicon Valley

Summer calendars! Incoming! Ragtime the Musical is coming to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, one of several events organizers this week announced. June programming at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts also includes TheaterGames Productions, children's theatre in the park and a roast of Silicon Valley -- in front of a...
Berkeley Rep annual fundraising gala

What’s Happening: Berkeley Rep gala raises $500,000 for artistic, educational programming

Berkeley Rep Theatre has announced the results of its annual gala, and they're quite impressive. $500,000 was raised as staff and patrons celebrated the return of live theater. After an al fresco dinner, several artists that have graced the Berkeley Rep's stage made appearances and tributes. Those included Rita Moreno,...
San Francisco Pride 52

What’s Happening: San Francisco Pride to return in-person

"San Francisco Pride remains committed to its mission of bringing connection and visibility to the LGBTQ+ communities."
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter Film Concert Series with Symphony returns to San Francisco

BroadwaySF has announced the return of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. These live performances feature screenings of the iconic film series alongside performances by a live symphony. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) is next up. With two performance in August (August 12 and 13), a live...
Hearst Castle

Summer Travel Ideas: Historic Hearst Castle an iconic California destination

With the country and world opening up post Covid, many will be looking to take to the road this Spring and Summer. One destination that should be high on your list if you're touring the U.S.: Heart Castle. The historic site is re-opening after being closed due to "severe" damage from...