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We're 96 years young!  Join us on Saturday, February 28th as we celebrate our Grand Reopening all day.  We will share samples from our special selection of food, wine, beer, coffee and more. You'll discover our regional selection of wines, cheeses, pantry staples and fresh food to eat in or take home for lunch or dinner. The first 96 people will receive $10 gift certificates. Events...

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Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact

Mar 5, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015

January 31-September 20, 2015; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 This new exhibition takes a look at the diverse and intricate world of one of the most important creatures to human agriculture and the natural environment. Discover real bee specimens under a microscope, crawl through a human-sized beehive, and try on a beekeeper suit. Get involved with citizen science organizations, check...

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Marion Gray: Within the Light

Mar 5, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

February 14-June 21, 2015; Museum hours: Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 The Oakland Museum of California presents 23 works by San Francisco-based photographer Marion Gray. Gray has spent four decades capturing performances, dance, and installations by some of the most significant artists in the Bay Area and beyond. Including never-before-seen photographs, the exhibition covers the 1970s...

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J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch

Mar 5, 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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  Manna Gallery is pleased to present “Grace in Plain View”, a collection of recent paintings by artist Wayne Jiang. This exhibition opens February 27 and continues until April 4.  A reception for Wayne will take place First Saturday, March 7, when he will be available to meet gallery visitors.   Wayne’s simple, quiet compositions communicate emotion with intimate scenes of family...

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New Century Chamber Orchestra continues its 2014-2015 season with a debut performance by legendary New York Philharmonic concert master Glenn Dicterow. Making his first San Francisco appearance since ending his 34 year tenure with the New York Philharmonic, Dicterow joins New Century as guest concertmaster in a program that features classics from the string chamber repertoire including Brahms...

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Take a peek into the world of Fishnet Follies Classic Burlesque Revue. Step into THE GARTER ROOM– an intimate burlesque affair.   Cozy up with your favorite ladies and gents of Fishnet Follies in our cabaret clubhouse!   Our MARCH 5th show features bewitching entertainment by:  JUNE ST. CROIX FRANKIE FICTITIOUS BIRDIE BY NIGHT SAWYER JEWELS HARDEN REDDY and the FISHNET FOLLIES...

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Endless Gestures of Goodwill

Mar 5, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015

Sheldon B. Smith (Visiting Assistant Professor at Mills College) and Lisa Wymore (Associate Professor of Dance and Director of the Dance Program at UC–Berkeley) collaborate with custom software to turn close to 250 short video clips into a seemingly endless and always changing conversation between dancers. Opening reception, January 21. 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Tue. and Thur.–Sun., 11 a.m.–7:30...

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Bees: Tiny Insects, Big Impact

Mar 5, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015

Bees play an incredibly important role in our lives—remember their role in the X-Files movie? Though this interactive, family-friendly exhibit focuses more on bees’ role in human agriculture and the health of our global ecosystem and less on their starring role with Mulder and Scully, it’s nonetheless a fascinating look at pollination, beekeeping, citizen science projects, and the...

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Suburbanites and Socialites

Mar 5, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015

From a newly acquired collection, Mills College Art Museum displays thirty-three photographs from world-renowned photographer Bill Owens. Documenting the lives of middle-class girls and women in Northern California in the 1970s, this collection—taken during his weekends off from working as a photojournalist for a newspaper in Livermore—captures the cultural and social roles of women and...

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