World Giraffe Day at the Oakland Zoo lets visitors get personal with giraffes.
The king of creepy soundtracks. John Carpenter, brings his music to the Fox.
Families, artists, and beachcombers show off their sand prowess building sand castles and sand sculptures at the annual contest at Alameda's Crab Cove.
Bob Dylan has two gigs at the Greek, and Mavis Staples shares the show.
There’s a radio revolution underway with podcasting playing a leading role. It’s all happening in the East Bay.
Also, Island City Waterways, Elephants, and Hills
Also Parov Stelar at the Fox, Earth Day events, and an Abba tribute.
The Boss is back, plus films in Albany, the Persian new year, and Brazilian Bacharach.
The Fremont-based composer and master of the dàn tranh brings her zither-play skills to the Notes from Vietnam series of the Oakland Symphony. Plus, the music Marais and Forqueray come to Berkeley, where to take in Martin Luther King Jr. celebrations, and Lin Hwai-Min’s Rice.
Editors picks this month include Merle Haggard, The Nutcracker, the Dickens Fair, the Accordion Revue Babes, art studio strolls, and Hanukkah events.