Wednesday, July 02, 2014

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Alameda County Fair

Alameda County Fairgrounds11am - 11pm

This annual fair is literally one of the hottest places in summer, so no one will blame you for looking at the indoor displays of fringed quilts…


Register Now for Creative Writing Classes at the Berkeley WRITING SALON

The Berkeley Writing Salon24-7 Online via our website

The Writing Salon, founded in 1999, is a school of creative writing for adults at all levels of experience, from beginners to advanced. We offer…


Judy Chicago: A Butterfly for Oakland

Oakland Museum of California11am - 5pm, til 9pm on Fri

As acclaimed artist, author, feminist, educator, and intellectual Judy Chicago turns 75 this year, the Oakland Museum of California joins prominent…

Alameda Island Poets and Writers with JUDY WELLS & DALE JENSEN

Books Inc. in Alameda7:00 PM

Alameda Island Poets and Writers present special guest readers Judy Wells and Dale Jensen. This event will be moderated by Nanette Bradley Deetz.



Berkeley Art Center11am - 5pm, Wednesday - Sunday

Berkeley Art Center challenged artists to submit work that represented the social and political issues that incited change, movement and upheaval.…


The Skull Show

Bedford Gallery12:00-5:00pm

The Skull Show examines the role that skulls have played in the historical register as memento mori and religious icons. This exhibition also…


West Coast Contact Improv Jam 2014

Sawtooth Building9:30 am to midnight

Share the Dance The West Coast Contact Improvisation JAM The wcciJAM is a Contact Improvisation dance festival created by dancers, for dancers.…


Argentine Tango Classes in Concord

Willow Pass Community Center8pm

Argentine Tango Dance Class is being offered by the City of Concord. To enroll: visit or call 925-671-3404 and ask…

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Chris Pureka

The New Parish8:00pm

In an age of fleeting success and temporary notions, Chris Pureka is an artist of substance, armed with an eye for detail and an emotional intelligence…

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SuperAwesome: Art and Giant Robot

Oakland Museum of California11am-5pm, till 9pm on Fri

Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of groundbreaking alternative art and culture magazine Giant Robot, OMCA features the major exhibition,…

Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records

Oakland Museum of California11am - 5pm, til 9pm on Fri

Explore the social and cultural phenomenon of listening to, collecting, and sharing records in Vinyl: The Sound and Culture of Records. Delve…

Slusky and Sullivan: Sculptures, Drawings and Related Antics

Richmond Art Center11am - 5pm

Sculptures, drawings and illustrations showcasing the playful sensibilities and creative antics of UC Berkeley artists and professors Joseph…

Ruth Braunstein: Focus on Clay

Richmond Art Center11am - 5pm

Exhibition of clay objects from the private collection of Bay Area art icon Ruth Braunstein. Works by Peter Voulkos, Robert Arneson, Richard…


Richmond Art Center11am - 5pm

Juried exhibition celebrating works in a vast array of artistic styles and media by members of the Pacific Rim Sculptors Group. Formed by six…

Annual Members Show

Richmond Art Center11am - 5pm

Come see the array of talent and imagination of the Richmond Art Center’s dynamic and creative community in this exhibition that features more…

Color Shift

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

One of the most influential artist-educators of the twentieth century, Josef Albers (1888–1976) taught innovative courses at the Bauhaus in…

Hofmann by Hofmann

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

In 1960 Hans Hofmann (1880–1966) described the just-completed painting Summer Bliss as one of his finest. At the suggestion of Erle Loran, then…

Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA)11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Forrest Bess (1911–1977) described himself as a visionary artist. His small but powerful abstract paintings, with their thick paint and handmade…

Ella, the Musical

Dean Lesher Center For the Arts7:30pm

The Queen of Jazz. The First Lady of Song. The great Ella Fitzgerald. It’s a life lived out loud in this exhilarating new musical that weaves…

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In the Beginning was Black

Bullseye Resource Center Bay Area10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Bullseye Bay Area Gallery presents In the Beginning was Black, a solo exhibition from Bay Area artist Clifford Rainey, on view April 19…


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