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.
The Austin theater troupe The Rude Mechanics brings satire, mystery, and fable to Berkeley, and The Fishnet Follies and Circus Beyond the Ring create excitement in Oakland.
Plus geometric prints at Creative growth, Oakland Pride, Grace Jones, and the Garin Apple Festival
Burgerboogaloo promises a big trash mash-up on July 4 weekend.
Get down with D’Angelo, get your Bay Area comedy fix, and get out for Freedom Day parties.
Puppet masters, Cinco de Mayo, Nerd Nite, and a film and arts festival for and about sex workers are on tap this month.
Storied art at the de Young, baseball season opens, Kacey Musgraves at the Fox, and boats galore at the Strictly Sail Pacific Boat Show. KEYWORDS: Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, Georges Braque, Claude Monet, Diego Velázquez, Pablo Picasso, Frederic Edwin Church, Rembrandt van Rijn, Paul Gaugin, Georges Seurat.
See SoMa images at the de Young, sports in the East Bay, free concerts at Piedmont Piano Company, and art on First Fridays.