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Thursday, April 25

Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Woke Wash by Matthew Ginsburg | SF
Thursday, April 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Woke Wash by Matthew Ginsburg | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

“The Wait Room” Outdoor Aerial Dance | SF
"The Wait Room" Outdoor Aerial Dance | SF

Flyaway’s The Wait Room, a site-specific dance honoring women with incarcerated loved ones, premieres April 19-27, 2019 in San Francisco. The Wait Room, created in partnership with Essie Justice Group, is a performance installation that exposes the physical, psychic, and emotional burden of incarceration for women with imprisoned loved ones. ...

Friday, April 26

2019 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Friday, April 26 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Mint Plaza
2019 “HeART of Market” Outdoor Dance Festival | SoMa
Join Alonzo King LINES Ballet Community Programs and LINES Dance Center for a lunch time performance of work by community organizations hosted and serviced by LINES, LINES Dance Center Performance workshops (feature work by Kara Davis, James Graham, Seema Shah and Erik Wagner), and LINES ...
2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 – May 5
Friday, April 26 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| All Over the Bay Area
2019 Bay Area Dance Week Kick-Off | April 26 - May 5

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

Intra•sonant: Interactive Music & Feldenkrais Experience | Berkeley
Friday, April 26 – 4:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is recommended.
| Doug Adams Gallery - Center for Arts & Religion
Intra•sonant: Interactive Music & Feldenkrais Experience | Berkeley
Intra•sonant is an interactive experience between audience and performers. Composer Amadeus Regucera and Left Coast Chamber Ensemble’s flutist and Feldenkrais practitioner Stacey Pelinka will interweave sound, movement, and meditation. Your movements will shape the music, and we will guide you in adding sounds to the composition ...
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Exit PlaneXIT PLAN by Lynn Mari | SF
Friday, April 26 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Exit PlaneXIT PLAN by Lynn Mari | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

Live Organ & Movie: Casablanca | Pittsburg
Friday, April 26 – 7:30 pm | Cost: $6.50 | California Theatre (Pittsburg)
Live Organ & Movie: Casablanca | Pittsburg
This event begins with Dave Moreno playing the theater’s historic Robert Morton Organ with a selection of themed musical pieces. The main feature, “Casablanca”, follows Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) is in town with ...
“The Wait Room” Outdoor Aerial Dance | SF
"The Wait Room" Outdoor Aerial Dance | SF

Flyaway’s The Wait Room, a site-specific dance honoring women with incarcerated loved ones, premieres April 19-27, 2019 in San Francisco. The Wait Room, created in partnership with Essie Justice Group, is a performance installation that exposes the physical, psychic, and emotional burden of incarceration for women with imprisoned loved ones. ...

Saturday, April 27

Bay Area Dance Week: Burlesque, Ballet & More | 2019
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week: Burlesque, Ballet & More | 2019

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

San Francisco Ballet “Fan Fest” & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Saturday, April 27 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Company Class Observation & Interactive Outdoor Booths Free.
| War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco Ballet "Fan Fest" & Open Rehearsal | Opera House
Join for an up-close look at the dancers’ daily ritual, Company Class, on stage at the War Memorial Opera House. Plus, grab a bite to eat and visit the interactive booths outside the Opera House at Fan Fest to try on a tutu, learn about pointe ...
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Saturday, April 27 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, with traditional exhibitions, entertainment and food. 2019 Cherry Blossom Festival April 27-28, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm Memorial Park, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino FREE This fun family festival honors Cupertino’s sister city ...

10th Annual Earth Day Festival | Santa Rosa
Saturday, April 27 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Santa Rosa City Hall
10th Annual Earth Day Festival | Santa Rosa
Santa Rosa’s 10th Annual Earth Day Festival is taking place on Saturday, April 27th, from 12 pm-4 pm in downtown Santa Rosa. This free, family-friendly festival brings the community together through fun activities, live performing arts, and inspiring exhibits that raise environmental awareness. Don’t miss this ...
11th Annual Dancing in the Park: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, April 27 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
11th Annual Dancing in the Park: Outdoor Dance Festival | Golden Gate Park
See some of the best dance companies and dance schools in the Bay Area perform under the sun at the 11th annual Dancing in the Park festival at Golden Gate Park’s music concourse on April 27, 2019. This annual outdoor dance event features 30 dance ...
2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Saturday, April 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for two days of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2019 Oakland Dance Festival April 27-28, 2019 | 2 to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE ...

“Oaklash” Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland
Saturday, April 27 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 one-day tickets available at the door
| Classic Cars West
"Oaklash" Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland

Oaklash is the first ever festival of Bay Area drag and queer performance. This year’s festival will feature a full weekend of nonstop drag including live performance, music, local vendors, DJs, and more. Queens, kings, and queers from all over the Bay Area and beyond will ...

“The Wait Room” Outdoor Aerial Dance | SF
"The Wait Room" Outdoor Aerial Dance | SF

Flyaway’s The Wait Room, a site-specific dance honoring women with incarcerated loved ones, premieres April 19-27, 2019 in San Francisco. The Wait Room, created in partnership with Essie Justice Group, is a performance installation that exposes the physical, psychic, and emotional burden of incarceration for women with imprisoned loved ones. ...

Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Woke Wash by Matthew Ginsburg | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Woke Wash by Matthew Ginsburg | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Depression Diariesby Just Duléa | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Depression Diariesby Just Duléa | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

Free Smuin Ballet Tickets at YBCA | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required on RushTix. Comp tickets are limited. Tickets normally $34 and up.
| Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
Free Smuin Ballet Tickets at YBCA | SF
After ten years as Choreographer-in-Residence, master dance maker Amy Seiwert returns to Smuin for its quarter-century celebration with a smashing world premiere featuring her signature choreography, described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “keeping founder Michael Smuin’s legacy of unabashed showmanship alive.” Tickets to Smuin’s Dance ...
Win Tix: Hubba Hubba Revue’s Uptown Cabaret: Kabarett Dekadenz | SF
Saturday, April 27 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Uptown Nightclub
Burlesque, live music & more. Hubba Hubba Revue heats up your Saturday night at The Uptown Nightclub in fabulous Oakland with tantalizing striptease, snazzy cocktails & the smokey, sultry sounds of Dorian Dietrich’s Kabarett Dekadenz. > Get Tickets – $15 Adv / $20 Door (21+) With performances by, ...

Sunday, April 28

Bay Area Dance Week: Ballet & Showgirl Classes | 2019
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but some classes required RSVP.
| San Francisco Bay Area
Bay Area Dance Week: Ballet & Showgirl Classes | 2019

Dancers’ Group is pleased to announce the 21st anniversary of Bay Area Dance Week, which will run April 26-May 5, 2019. The annual 10-day festival features over 400 hundred free events throughout the Bay Area. Take dance classes and watch free performances in a wide range of styles including Argentine tango, ...

2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Memorial Park (Cupertino)
2019 Cherry Blossom Festival | Cupertino

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is a celebration of Japanese culture, with traditional exhibitions, entertainment and food. 2019 Cherry Blossom Festival April 27-28, 2019 | 10 am to 5 pm Memorial Park, 10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino FREE This fun family festival honors Cupertino’s sister city ...

2019 sjDANCEco Festival: 7 Hour Non-Stop Performances | San Jose
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Eastridge Mall
2019 sjDANCEco Festival: 7 Hour Non-Stop Performances | San Jose
Join the sjDANCEco Festival for a whole day on Sunday, April 28, 2019. The festival will be held in the beautiful urban, Eastridge Center from 11 am to 7 pm. 2019 sjDANCEco Festival Sunday, April 28, 2019 | 11 am to 7 pm Eastridge Center, 2200 Eastridge Loop, ...
2019 Earth Day & Wildlife Festival | Orinda
Sunday, April 28 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food and beverage purchase.
| Historic Wagner Ranch Nature Area
2019 Earth Day & Wildlife Festival | Orinda
Come enjoy the beautiful historic ranch and 18-acre nature preserve, rarely open to the public. Join a variety of activities for all ages, especially kids. 2019 Earth Day & Wildlife Festival Sunday, April 28, 2019 |11:30 am to 4:30 pm Wagner Ranch Nature Area, 350 Camino Pablo, Orinda ...
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Pushing Against the Water by Kristen | SF
Sunday, April 28 – 1:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Pushing Against the Water by Kristen | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square
Sunday, April 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
2019 Oakland Dance Festival | Jack London Square

The Oakland Dance Festival brings the best local dancers, choreographers and teachers from the top studios to Jack London Square for two days of fabulous rhythm and fun. 2019 Oakland Dance Festival April 27-28, 2019 | 2 to 8 pm Jack London Square, Oakland FREE ...

“Oaklash” Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland
Sunday, April 28 – 2:00 pm | Cost: $20*
*$20 one-day tickets available at the door
| Classic Cars West
"Oaklash" Bay Area All-Day Drag Festival | Oakland

Oaklash is the first ever festival of Bay Area drag and queer performance. This year’s festival will feature a full weekend of nonstop drag including live performance, music, local vendors, DJs, and more. Queens, kings, and queers from all over the Bay Area and beyond will ...

Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Exit PlaneXIT PLAN by Lynn Mari | SF
Sunday, April 28 – 4:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Exit PlaneXIT PLAN by Lynn Mari | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Depression Diariesby Just Duléa | SF
Sunday, April 28 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Suggested donation of $5-$15.
| Z Below Theater
Greenhouse Transformative Play Readings: Depression Diariesby Just Duléa | SF

Some of the hottest emerging playwrights in the Bay Area present staged readings of new work. Join for a week of exciting new works by four San Francisco State University playwrights and explore works that push boundaries and unearth complicated questions. RSVP for free. Donations ...

“Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room
Sunday, April 28 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Boom Boom Room
"Return of the Cypher" Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room

Return of the Cypher (ROTC) is free live Hip-Hop show every Sunday at the Boom Boom Room that features an ever-changing lineup of artists and improvised sessions (know as “cyphers”) where beatboxers, emcees, and musicians collaborate in a spontaneous combustion of soulful skill. Every week, The ...Every Sunday