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Clockwork Alchemy, contemporary ballet and more

Clockwork Alchemy, contemporary ballet and more

El Cerrito Metropolis Corridor Gallery Area Exhibit “Un/Natural”: By way of Feb. 21, 10890 San Pablo Ave., second flooring, El Cerrito. Artist’s reception, 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 26. That includes 12 digital archival prints by Daniel Lippincott. http://el-cerrito.org/95/City-Hall-Gallery-Space

Empress Theatre — David Victor’s Supergroup — Phil Smith & the Gents of Jazz: 5-7:30 p.m. Jan. 13. The band performs jazz, latin jazz, massive band jazz, New Orleans jazz and classics from the Nice American Songbook. $10-$20. MOYE: 7:30-10 p.m. Jan. 16. A night of World/Afro beat. Deliver your dancing footwear. $10. Suspects of Soul: eight p.m. Jan. 18. Funky jazz with a aspect of blues and soul. $20. Skynnyn Lynnyrd: eight p.m. Jan. 25. Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd. $25-$30. 330 Virginia St., Vallejo. www.empresstheatre.org

Sundays at 4 — Delphi Trio: Four-5:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Crowden Music Middle, 1475 Rose St., Berkeley. Program: Piano trio from Beethoven, Schumann and Schubert. Meet the artists at a reception following the live performance. $Zero-$25. www.crowden.org/concerts-and-events/sundays-four

Altered States: Jan. 13-March 24, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Middle for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. That includes artists throughout a number of generations dwelling and working alongside the California coast who harness pure parts and the setting to create their work. Opening reception Three-5 p.m. Jan. 13. $Three-$5.  www.bedfordgallery.org

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble – The Sound of Nature Live performance: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14, SF Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Hertz Corridor, UC Berkeley. A live performance of works specializing in local weather change and the pure world. $18-$35.  www.leftcoastensemble.org/tickets

Frost/Nixon: Jan. 16-Feb. 10, Mountain View Middle for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. A political prizefight the place the cameras roll, the reality spins and it turns into clear that he who controls the medium controls the message. $40-$100. https://theatreworks.org/

Brazilian Vocal Group Ordinarius: eight p.m. Jan. 17, Oshman Household JCC’s Schultz Cultural Arts Corridor, 3921 Fabian Means, Palo Alto. A present that covers the nationwide and worldwide widespread songbooks, in addition to classics from pop icons similar to Stevie Marvel and The Beatles. $30-$35. paloaltojcc.org/ordinarius

Wiffenpoofs live performance: 7 p.m. Jan. 19, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 114 Montecito Ave., Oakland. Yale’s well-known a cappella group will sing vocal jazz, people, pop and Broadway hits. $20-$35. www.whiffenpoofs.com

James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Money: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, 19501 Redwood Street, Castro Valley. Garner and his band recreate Money’s largest hits incorporating historic and private anecdotes. $34-$40. https://bit.ly/2H4cyFo

Shakespeare in Love: Jan. 19-Feb. Three, Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Street, Palo Alto. Set towards the backdrop of mistaken id, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics, this romantic romp imagines the fictional love affair between William Shakespeare and the lady who evokes him to put in writing his first masterpiece. $25-$52. paplayers.org  

Dragon within the Drop-Off Lane: 5 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 23, The Marsh Berkeley, 2120 Allston Method, Berkeley. A wry, comedic and incisive take a look at the profound societal variations between gritty East Bay dwelling and the idealized-to-the-point-of-ridiculous realm of Marin. $20-$100. www.themarsh.org

Classical Guitarist William Feasley: 7 p.m. Jan. 19, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1924 Trinity Ave., Walnut Creek. This multimedia efficiency of Echos of Goya options paintings by Francisco Goya, serenaded by Feasley. $10-$20. http://bit.ly/2A8TLCX

Tony Foster Artwork Exhibit: 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 940 Business St., Palo Alto. See Foster’s wilderness panorama watercolors and take heed to a presentation on the artwork and science of wildlife monitoring by Meghan Walla-Murphy. Free.

Purple Velvet: Jan. 23-Feb. 17, Colligan Theater, 1010 River St., Santa Cruz. This drama transports audiences to the turbulent backstage world of London’s Theatre Royal within the early 1800s. Edmund Kean has taken ailing and can’t go on tonight as Othello, leaving his firm in disarray. $27-$50. www.jeweltheatre.internet

Nationwide Geographic Stay! “Bob Poole: Nature Roars Back”: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Hammer Theatre Middle, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. Be a part of the acclaimed filmmaker for photographs and tales of Mozambique’s Gorongosa Nationwide Park’s animals and surroundings — and find out how the wild locations we’ve damaged might be put again collectively. $35-$45. www.hammertheatre.com

A Little Night time Music: Jan. 24-26, Dinkelspiel Auditorium, 471 Lagunita Drive, Stanford. A musical carried out by the Stanford Division of Music tells the story of a gaggle of people that have made errors prior to now and now attempt to repair them. $13-$23.  https://tickets.stanford.edu

Stay Screening of “The Madness of George III”: 7 p.m. Jan. 24 and 2 p.m. Jan. 27, Hammer Theatre Middle, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. In 1786, King George III is probably the most highly effective man on the planet. However his conduct is turning into more and more erratic as he succumbs to matches of lunacy. This can be a high-definition movie of the stage manufacturing. $14-$21. www.hammertheatre.com

‘Not a Genuine Black Man’: eight p.m. Jan. 25, Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St., Hayward. This story of laughter, tears and sociology explores author and director Brian Copeland’s childhood experiences as a member of one of many solely African-American households in a then-mostly white suburb of San Leandro. $35-$40. www.dmtonline.org

The Second Sort of Inconceivable: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Corridor, 3921 Fabian Approach, Palo Alto. The story of Princeton physicist Paul Steinhardt’s 35-year quest to problem typical knowledge. $10-$18. www.paloaltojcc.org

Pop-Up Journal Winter Tour: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Paramount Theatre, 2025 Broadway, Oakland. A reside journal, created for stage, display and a stay viewers. The 2019 Winter Challenge will change the best way we take into consideration reminiscence; discover a singular courting scene in the midst of nowhere; pay homage to one of many fathers of the electrical guitar; look at the aftermath of an notorious, viral second in Olympics historical past; and convey again to life a 500-year-old, misplaced style of music. $38-$42. Popupmagazine.com

Wine & Chocolate Stroll: 1-5 p.m. Feb. 2. Examine-in begins at 12:30 p.m., Benicia Foremost Road, 90 First St., Benicia. Style more than 25 totally different wines paired with chocolate at collaborating downtown outlets. $30-$35. www.beniciamainstreet.org  

Come Fly With Me: 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St., Livermore. Livermore Faculty of Dance Jazz Firm takes you on a digital journey around the globe by means of music and dance. https://lvpac.org/event/come-fly-with-me/

James Brown Dance Social gathering: 9 p.m. Feb. 2, Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., San Francisco. All-Star tribute to James Brown. $15-$20.https://bit.ly/2GM5hK8

Child Koala — Nufonia Should Fall: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13-14, Hammer Theatre Middle, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. Reside staging of the graphic novel that includes a staff of puppeteers manipulating a forged of 10-inch puppets. $29-$46. www.hammertheatre.com

Ninth annual San Jose Jazz Winter Fest: Feb. 14-27, downtown San Jose. Winter Fest presents jazz, blues, Latin and associated genres in intimate venues in San Jose. This yr’s lineup options artists corresponding to Aaron Diehl, Charles McPherson, and vocalist Catherine Russell. $15-$38. sanjosejazz.org/winterfest

Beau Jest: Feb. 15-March 10, Tabard Theatre, 29 North San Pedro St., San Jose. To make her mother and father completely satisfied, Sarah Goldman claims to be courting a pleasant Jewish physician. When her household insists on assembly him, Sarah hires an actor to fake to be her beau. $33-$45. www.tabardtheatre.org

Babe the Sheep Pig: An Autism/Sensory Pleasant Efficiency: 5 p.m. Feb. 16, SecondStage, Mountain View Middle for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. A tiny piglet is mentored by a canine named Fly who shares the secrets and techniques of sheep herding. $10. Mvcpa.com

Violet: Feb. 16-March 17, Alcazar Theatre, 650 Geary St., San Francisco. The story of a younger lady’s bus journey from North Carolina to Oklahoma to see a televangelist that Violet believes will heal the axe scar which cuts clear throughout her cheek. $35-$65. www.bamsf.org/violet/

Contemporary Ballet by Jessica Lang Dance: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Hammer Theatre Middle, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. This efficiency highlights the corporate’s genre-bending motion fashion.

The Carmel Duo: Three p.m. Feb. 24, St. James the Apostle Church, 34700 Fremont Blvd., Fremont. That includes the music of Mozart, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff. $10. 510-792-1962, [email protected]

Lords of Acid: eight p.m.-midnight Feb. 24, UC Theatre Taube Household Music Corridor, 2036 College Ave., Berkeley. A Belgian-American post-industrial/techno band with particular visitors, Orgy, Genitorturers, Little Miss Nasty, Gabriel and The Apocalypse. $27.50. www.theuctheatre.org

The Actual Group: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Hammer Theatre Middle, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. This Swedish choral group blends jazz, pop and Northern European choral music. $29-$46. www.hammertheatre.com

Tales of Two Cities — The Leipzig-Damascus Espresso Home: 7:30 p.m. March eight, Bing Live performance Corridor, Stanford Stay, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. Tafelmusik, Canada’s Baroque orchestra, presents a multi-media exploration of the musical traditions and improvements of 18th-century espresso homes in Germany and Syria. $38-$90. https://live.stanford.edu/

Marie and Rosetta: March 6-31, Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Street, Palo Alto. Stirring up churchgoers within the morning and the Cotton Membership at night time, Sister Rosetta Tharpe turned a musical legend. With rising competitors on the 1940s gospel circuit, she auditions a brand new companion with a voice made in heaven. $40-$100. www.theatreworks.org

Clockwork Alchemy 2019: March 22-24, 1333 Bayshore Freeway, Burlingame. The Bay Space’s personal steampunk conference includes a weekend of artwork, music, literature and fanciful science-fiction revelry. $99. www.clockworkalchemy.com

Hershey Felder — A Paris Love Story: April Three-Might 5, Mountain View Middle for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. That includes the music of Claude Debussy. $40-$120. theatreworks.org