Performance

Park Jam outdoor festival

07/21/2018
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oakland Museum of California
Oakland 

OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA ANNOUNCES
INAUGURAL ALL-AGES PARK JAM FESTIVAL WITH A HEADLINING PERFORMANCE BY DAVEED DIGGS AND CLIPPING.

Presented in Partnership with Noise Pop and Oakhella, Hosted by Oakland’s Own Ryan Nicole

Held Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 12 to 5 pm
(Oakland, CA) — The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) will host its first-ever Park Jam outdoor festival on Saturday, July 21 from 12 to 5 pm, including a headlining performance by experimental Hip-Hop group clipping., featuring Oakland-born actor, writer, and musician Daveed Diggs. Diggs also stars in, produced, and co-wrote the upcoming feature film Blindspotting, which was filmed in Oakland. The film debuted to rave reviews at the 2018 Sundance and SXSW film festivals and will be released nationwide next month.

The inaugural all-ages event, presented in partnership with Noise Pop and Oakhella, will take place in the Museum’s back gardens where visitors can enjoy food, drinks, turntable battles, DJ sets, and more. Hosted by Oakland’s own Ryan Nicole, enjoy live performances by MADlines, Knuckle Neck Tribe, live graffiti murals by Refa One and Aerosol Art, and a special tribute to the late Pam the Funkstress, also known as Purple Pam.

Tickets to Park Jam also include access to special exhibition RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom, open for just three more weeks after the festival through August 12, 2018. Advance tickets are available online at museumca.org/parkjam.

CALENDAR EDITORS PLEASE LIST:
WHAT: OMCA’s first-ever Park Jam, an outdoor all-ages music festival with a headlining performance by clipping., featuring actor, writer, and musician Daveed Diggs of Oakland.
WHEN: Saturday, July 21, 12-5 pm (Museum hours are 10 am-6 pm)
WHERE: Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street, Oakland, CA
COST: Advance tickets: $19.95 adult; $14.95 senior/student; $10.95 youth; free for children 8 and under. Day-of tickets: $25 adult; $20 senior/student; $16 youth; free for children & under. Additional ticketing fees apply.
PARKING: There is a $7 flat rate parking fee for the onsite garage.

ABOUT NOISE POP
Established in San Francisco in 1993, Noise Pop is one of the nation’s leading independent music promoters. Over the last 26 years Noise Pop’s namesake festival has provided exposure to some top emerging artists, including The White Stripes, Modest Mouse, Death Cab for Cutie, Grimes and more. Noise Pop also co-produces the celebrated Treasure Island Music Festival with Another Planet Entertainment. Noise Pop operates the venerable San Francisco venue the Swedish American Hall, which includes Cafe du Nord, as well as producer of the free celebration of musical and culinary delights, the 20th Street Block Party. Additionally NoisePop partners with various organizations, venues and institutions to produce events throughout the year including the SFMOMA, MUTEK, California Sunday Magazine and California Academy of Sciences. Visit www.noisepopfest.com for more information.

ABOUT OAKHELLA
Born in the Lower Bottoms of West Oakland, Oakhella is an organization that seeks to preserve the cultural fabric of the city while welcoming newcomers into the community. Officially launched in April of 2016 as a micro-music festival, Oakhella has grown into a community organization made up of young professionals who recognize the need to create spaces that encompass the broader culture of Oakland. Well known for its multi-generational appeal, Oakhella and its sister org, Bottom’s Up Community Garden, have produced events that cater to people from all walks of life.

ABOUT THE OAKLAND MUSEUM OF CALIFORNIA
The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) tells the many stories that comprise California, creating the space and context for greater connection, trust, and understanding between people. Through its inclusive exhibitions, public programs, educational initiatives, and cultural events, OMCA brings Californians together and inspires greater understanding about what our state’s art, history, and natural surroundings teach us about ourselves and each other. With more than 1.9 million objects, OMCA brings together its multi-disciplinary collections of art, history, and natural science with the first-person accounts and often untold narratives of California, all within its 110,000 square feet of gallery space and seven-acre campus. OMCA is a leading cultural institution of the Bay Area and a resource for the research and understanding of California’s dynamic cultural and environmental heritage for visitors from the region, the state, and around the world.

VISITOR INFORMATION
Museum admission is $15.95 general; $10.95 seniors and students with valid ID, $6.95 youth ages 9 to 17, and free for children 8 and under and Members. There is a $4 charge in addition to general admission pricing for special exhibitions. OMCA offers onsite underground parking, with validation for Museum visitors, and is conveniently located one block from the Lake Merritt BART station, on the corner of 10th Street and Oak Street. The accessibility ramp is located at the new 1000 Oak Street main entrance. Regular hours are 11 am to 5 pm, Wednesday through Sunday, 11 am to 9 pm Fridays. museumca.org

40th Annual San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival Weekend Two

07/21/2018-07/22/2018
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
War Memorial Opera House
San Francisco  

Saturday, July 21, at 8 pm and Sunday, July 22, at 2 pm

Performances by: Ananya Tirumala (South Indian Kuchipudi), Antara Asthaayi Dance (North Indian Kathak), Caminos Flamencos (Spanish Flamenco), Charya Burt Cambodian Dance (Cambodian Classical), De Rompe y Raja Cultural Association (Afro-Peruvian), Los Danzantes de Aztlan de Fresno State (Mexican Folkloric – Huapangos), Nimely Pan African Dance Company (Liberian Folkloric), and OngDance Company (Korean Traditional and Contemporary).

$25-$45.

Presented by San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival.

For more infoemation

Free Shakespeare in the Park 2018: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

07/21/2018-08/05/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Memorial Park
Cupertino  CA

July 21-Aug 5, 2018, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 7:00 pm

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. A 7pm start time this year makes it easier for children to enjoy this family-friendly show. Also new are 2 Thursday shows.

The play follows the misadventures of 4 young lovers, a group of aspiring actors, and a team of mischievous fairies as they meet in the woods on a summer night. Hilarity and chaos ensue, creating an evening filled with love and laughter. Come to a fun and informative 15-minute Green Show at 6:30 pm and learn more about the play. Kids will have a chance to get onstage with the actors!

No ticket needed. Bring your family and friends, a blanket, and a picnic to enjoy FREE professional theater!

Free!

Presented by San Francisco Shakespeare Festival.

The 9th Annual Chinatown Music Festival

08/04/2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Portsmouth Square
San Francisco  

PORTSMOUTH SQUARE, SAN FRANCISCO CHINATOWN
**FREE ADMISSION**
Join #withoutwalls this summer with the 9th Annual Chinatown Music Festival!
The free afternoon music and alleyway festival brings together San Francisco residents and visitors alike and will feature an eclectic and inclusive mix of traditional and contemporary artists, performances, and art.

Performance Lineup
Lion Dance Me
Sandy Guo, vocalist, Chinese pop
The City Jazz Band
The 29th Street Swingtet
SwingCats
Fat Chance Belly Dance
Lex the Lexicon Artist

“National Night out Against Crime” (Admission is Free)

08/07/2018
5:45 pm - 7:30 pm
林肯娛樂休閒中心/Lincoln Square Recreation Center
Oakland  CA

“National Night Out” is a nationwide annual event designed to raise crime prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and unity,
and foster community-police partnerships.
Participate: 400 hundreds people (Included City of Oakland’s staffs, communities Leaders, Performers, volunteers, neighborhood friends).

Content: Free food, Booths, Games, Singing, Dancing Performance.
This event is organized by
Lincoln Square Recreation Center
Cantonese-Speaking Citizens ‘Academy Alumni (CSCAA).