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CCACA, the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art, celebrates its 27th year, presented by the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts (521 First Street, Davis, CA) The conference takes place May 1-May 3, 2015.     The annual Ceramics Festival, hosted by the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, enters into its 27th year and continues to bring the leading national and...

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Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact

May 4, 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

May 4, 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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Everybody Upside Down!

May 4, 2015 - May 20, 2015

Everybody Upside Down! An inversion practice literally and metaphorically turns the world and your perceptions upside down. But how do we begin to move towards these challenging asanas and maybe even make them part of your regular practice. This 4-week series will provide a safe environment that will support you in being both mentally and physically prepared to move toward inversions. Through...

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April 23 (7p) April 24-25 (8p) April 26 (2p) April 30 (7p) May 1-2 (8p) May 3 (2p) May 7 (7p) May 8-9 (8p) May 10 (2p) May 14 (7p) May 15-16 (8p) May 17 (2p) Aluminous presents "H2O" by Jane Martin, directed by Michael French April 23- May 17 at The Flight Deck in Oakland (1540 Broadway, Oakland, CA) Previews: April 23 - April 27 Performances: May 1 - May 17 Thurs @ 7pm Fri & Sat @ 8pm Sun @...

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Bees: Tiny Insects, Big Impact

May 4, 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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Marion Gray: Within the Light

May 4, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

Twenty-three works from San Francisco photographer Marion Gray chronicle the artist’s coverage of other famous artists—such as The Harrisons, Sara Shelton Mann, Barbara Hammer, Joan Jonas, Ann Hamilton, and Guillermo Gómez-Peña—in a variety of disciplines between the 1970s and present day.

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The Speed of Light

May 4, 2015 - May 14, 2015

Two photographers, Lisa K. Blatt and Christina Seely, examine the impact of human evolution through time and light in the center’s first show of 2015. Lisa K. Blatt will give a special talk during the David Brower Center’s Earth Day celebrations on April 18.

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Close to fifty photographs make up this exhibition of Ze’ev (Wilhelm) Aleksandrowicz’s work. Photographed in the 1930s, the collection reveals glimpses into the everyday life for Polish Jews residing in two distinct regions—Poland and the British Mandate—at a time in history prior to the Founding of the State of Israel in 1948.

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