Arts

Beautiful Relationships: Flora and Fauna from Around the World

01/16/2017-04/30/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
San Francisco Botanical Garden
San Francisco  California

January through April 30, 2017, 10am – 4pm (except Tuesdays)

The Helen Crocker Russell Library of Horticulture at San Francisco Botanical Garden presents Beautiful Relationships: Flora and Fauna from Around the World, an exhibition of nature illustrations by Rachel Diaz-Bastin.

Bastin works in the entomology department at the California Academy of Sciences where she was inspired to learn from illustrators on staff and recently studied scientific illustration at UC Santa Cruz. She is known for her beautifully accurate illustrations of insects. She also illustrates spiders for publication in scientific journals as well as various plants and animals for researchers, conservation organizations, parks, and wildlife centers.

Free

Presented by San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.

Hayward Kai-Feng Chinese School Art Show

03/16/2017-04/26/2017
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Alameda County Law Library
Oakland 

Chinese Calligraphy, Brush Painting, Mixed Media & Craft – the work of art students of MERC Hayward Chinese School will be on display from March 16 to April 26, at The Alameda County Law Library, 125 12th St. in Oakland. The Alameda County Law Library is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

For more information about this event: http://www.haywardchineseschool.org/

SF Opera Lab – Chamberworks

04/27/2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Taube Atrium Theater
San Francisco 

Revel in a new music experience. Members of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra curate and perform in this intimate and eclectic evening of music and song. People who want to get to know the SF Opera Orchestra musicians and all music lovers will enjoy this performance.

Hawaiian Super-Group: HAPA

05/20/2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Osher Marin JCC
San Rafael  

The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates 25 years with Hawaiian Super-Group: HAPA @ The Osher Marin JCC

The stars of the night will be the most recognized name in Hawaiian music; HAPA. The evening will include welcoming ukuleles, leis & beautiful, traditional Hula dance performance from Halau Hula Na Pua O Ka Laakea. A trip to the islands without leaving the mainland, audience is encouraged to wear their island attire and come enjoy Hawaii’s hottest group!

All are invited. No membership or affiliation required.

TICKETS available @ www.marinjcc.org/arts
$32. VIP, Reserved Tables & General Admission Choices.

Presented by Osher Marin JCC
http://www.marinjcc.org/arts lbolt@marinjcc.org | 415-444-8081

Oakland Ballet Company presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

06/01/2017-06/03/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Laney College Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center
Oakland  

Thursday-Saturday, June 1-3, at 7:30pm, and Saturday June 3 at 2:30pm

Oakland Ballet Company’s 2017 spring season, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, features two works by company Artistic Director, Graham Lustig, including the West Coast premiere of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the world premiere of Consort, inspired by Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Lustig’s re-telling of Shakespeare’s magical and madcap comedy explores the complexities of human relationships, and draws on themes that are universally relatable.

Registration URL : http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2913849

Presented by Oakland Ballet Company.
http://www.oaklandballet.org | info@oaklandballet.org | 510-893-3132

Oakland Ballet Company presents East Bay DANCES ’17

06/04/2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Laney College Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center
Oakland  

East Bay DANCES ’17, presented by Oakland Ballet Company, showcases the best and brightest in East Bay dance, featuring an array of local companies working in classical, folk, popular and contemporary dance styles. This year’s participants include Ah-Lan Dance, AXIS Dance Company, Ballet Folklorico Mexico Danza, for change dance collective, Jubilee American Dance Theatre, Shabnam Dance Company, Van der Zwaan Dance Studio, and YuRue Ma.

$25 general admission ($20 seniors/$15 ages 17 and under and students).
Registration URL : http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2905127

Presented by Oakland Ballet Company
http://www.oaklandballet.org | info@oaklandballet.org | 510-893-3132