Events

J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch

Jan 26, 2015 - 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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Portraits

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 8, 2015

St. Vincent de Paul’s artist in residence, Emma Webster displays new works created from layers of reclaimed materials. The multi-layered pieces act as reflective portraits for Webster herself as well as the previous owners of the reclaimed materials, an imagined nostalgia, and the city and its neighborhoods.

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Color Charts

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015

Three Bay Area artists—Carol Ladewig, Diane Rosenblum, and Lucky Rapp—exhibit large scale works that utilize grids of color to interpret and communicate external information and data to the viewers—the meaning of which may change depending on the viewers’ own associations with color.

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Zoovie Night

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 20, 2015

Pack your pillows and bring your blankets for a family-friendly film screening plus an opportunity to meet nocturnal animals and snag a hot chocolate with marshmallows. Movies include The Wild Thornberrys (January 2), Garfield (January 31), and Flicka (February 20). Jan. 2, 31, and Feb. 20.

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Often legitimized by its relationship to higher education, a work of art in the US today is a product of the classroom. What are the implications of debt, rent, and precarity on culture? This talk presents findings about the poverty rates, rent burdens, and occupations of artists by BFAMFAPhD. Outlining the contradictory ways in which artists navigate solidarity economies within capitalism, the...

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Tyke Explorers Workshop

Jan 26, 2015 - Jan 28, 2015

The theme for January’s workshops for budding scientists ages 3–5 is Celestial Science. Kids can learn about the stars—how they’re formed and the constellations they form—in a series of instructor-led, hands-on experiments. Jan. 13–14, 17, 20–21, and 27–28. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tue., 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wed., and 2 p.m. Sat.

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Berkeley Restaurant Week

Jan 26, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015

Start walking down Shattuck or Telegraph Aves. and by the time you walk from one end to the other, a half-dozen new restaurants will have opened in your wake—and another two dozen will have closed. It’s hard to keep up, we know, but with back-to-back restaurant weeks in Oakland and Berkeley, now is your best chance. Oakland Restaurant Week (January 15–25, www.OaklandRestaurantWeek.org)...

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CORE

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015

LOSTBOY’s first solo show depicts visceral landscapes of the past, present, and future in mixed media paper and large-scale installations that, collectively, explores the artist’s identity as a queer first generation Korean American.

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Barefoot in the Park

Jan 26, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015

Altarena Playhouse presents Barefoot in the Park A comedy by Neil Simon Directed by Sue Trigg LOVE. It’s never easy, even when it’s new. They say opposites attract, but will newlyweds Paul and Corie make it? He’s buttoned up and ambitious. She’s a free spirit. They’ve just moved into a high-maintenance high-rise in New York City, and things are not going well. Join them in Neil...

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