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"Elliot's playing was so smooth and easily produced that technical challenges simply seemed to evaporate under his fingers.  Listening to his many hued melodic line was something like holding a silk thread up to the light...a whole spectrum of tone colors began to reflect from it."--Houston Post   Program:  Samuel Barber; David Baker; Richard Strauss

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The Brooklyn-based rapper earned his stripes as one of the most lyrically-gifted, socially aware and politically insightful rappers to emerge in the last 20 years. His travels around the globe as one of rap's most in-demand performers combined with his conversations with political activists and his genre-straddling work with Idle Warship and others caused Kweli to realize that he was limited in...

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Sat, Jan 21, 2017, 8:00 pm, Doors: 7:00 pm The Brooklyn-based rapper, Talib Kweli, earned his stripes as one of the most lyrically-gifted, socially aware and politically insightful rappers to emerge. After nearly 20 years of releasing mesmerizing music, Talib Kweli stands as one of the world's most talented and most accomplished rappers. The result of this artistic growth and exploration...

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COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy festivals, late night talk shows, won competitions, and have performed on every habitable continent! We are located inside Spice Monkey restaurant, upstairs. Free street parking is available after 6pm. We...

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Once Upon Your Mind

Jan 21, 2017 - Apr 29, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Grand Opening, July 9th! Kids attend Free! Join us at Once Upon Your Mind, where kids vote on their favorite book. Then, with their help, we slowly start re-writing the story using imagination and a whole lot of laughter. The story can be as silly and magical as far as your imagination can take it.

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This event occurs weekly, on Saturday and Sunday.

Kinetic Arts Center's Artist-in-Residence program (AIR) is designed to propel the creative development of specific circus and physical theatre projects in a supportive & collaborative environment. À Sens Unique collective was formed by a group of students at the Quebec circus school. In 2013, the collective moved to France and began creating their first full-length show, “Léger...

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This event occurs weekly, on Saturday and Sunday.

  Brace yourself for sultry Spanish night when the floor burns with pulsating sounds of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar for a riveting display of this true Spanish art form.  A mother & daughter duo, Carolina’s y Carole’s, high energy and passion defines a new dimension in Spanish dance traditions  In the heart of North Beach, Pachamama is a small...

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NASFT Winter Fancy Food Show

Jan 22, 2017 - Jan 23, 2017

This isn’t just regular food; it’s FANCY food – the sort of food that you need to eat while wearing top hat tails and keeping your pinky finger properly extended. T he Fancy Food Shows are North America's largest specialty food and beverage marketplace, with over 1300 food and beverage exhibitors from around the world at the annual San Francisco show. Sunday, January 22, - Monday, January...

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Enjoy this whirlwind introduction to home cheesemaking with a focus on bloomy-rinded cheese like brie and camembert while sipping on tasty wine and sampling decadent cheese. No prior experience needed, beginners welcome! 21+ only. For more information: farmcurious.com/classes or call (510) 877-9955

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The Oakland Civic Orchestra, conducted by Artistic Director Martha Stoddard and Associate Conductor Jason Oestenstad, presents its “Baroque Infusion” concert.  The program features Bach’s Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins (Christina Owens and Thomas Chow, soloists), Vivaldi’s Concerto in C Major for Two Trumpets (Michael Cox and Cindy Collins, soloists), Respighi’s Gli Ucelli, and...

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