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December 6, 13, 20 and 24, 2014, 10 am-12 noon SATURDAY MORNINGS IN BERKELEY - MOZART IN VIENNA Brimming with music and information and packed with history and humor, this popular series has brought together the award-winning Alexander String Quartet (ASQ) and music historian Robert Greenberg for more than two decades. Better than brunch and more entertaining than the morning paper, these...

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Lewis deSoto and Sonja Hinrichsen

Dec 21, 2014 - Jan 24, 2015

Art can have a large impact on the world, marking a permanent place in our culture and society as a snapshot of its time, but what about those moments of artistic creativity that are fleeting, yet nonetheless beautiful? Two artists, Lewis deSoto and Sonja Hinrichsen, use photography to create permanent records of inspired, ephemeral moments such as deSoto’s images of fire zigzagging across a...

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Holiday Carolers at Jack London Square

Dec 21, 2014 - Dec 23, 2014

Spend the month of December enjoying festive entertainment at Jack London Square. From carolers to sparkling lights, the Oakland waterfront is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday season. On special evenings, the Oakland Symphony’s chorus group TOSCA will stroll through Jack London Square singing classic carols for visitors and locals.

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Kurios—Cabinet of Curiosities

Dec 21, 2014 - Jan 18, 2015

Cirque du Soleil brings the big top to AT&T Park with its unique blend of acrobatics, imaginative storytelling, and impossibly colorful theatricality. Imagine grand dreams and crazy ideas splashed against a steampunk setting. Dates and times vary.

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KPFA Craft Fair

Dec 21, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014

For the first time in 19 years, some 200 artists and craftspeople follow the fair’s return to the East Bay. Expect to find everything on your shopping list from wearable textiles and contemporary paper goods to luminous glass and furniture.

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J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch

Dec 21, 2014 - Mar 8, 2015

In a playful exhibit exploring the first children’s books designed with computer software, original art from East Bay artist J. Otto Seibold accompanies interactive children’s zones creating a family-friendly experience. The exhibit covers Seibold’s life and artistic process in creating the adorable Mr. Lunch characters.

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Visual Language

Dec 21, 2014 - Dec 27, 2014

Six Bay Area artists— Catherine Courtenaye, Silvia Poloto, Lucky Rapp, Blair Bradshaw, Daniella Woolf, and Tricia Rissmann—incorporate typography and the written word into their art, adding another layer of communication to the visual narrative. Open Saturdays, weekdays by appointment.

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"A refreshing spin on traditional seasonal choral music... thoroughly marvelous!" - National Public Radio Join Kitka in a celebratory circle of song! Experience the magic of raising your voice to create lush Eastern European seasonal harmonies as they were originally intended to be sung - by many voices in community! Kitka singers will lead the group in some fun "open voice" warm-ups, and will...

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