Fri, May 28, 2010 -- 10:00 AM
Summer Arts Preview with 'The Do List'Download audio (MP3)
Forum teams up with "The Do List" for a preview of what's happening in the arts this summer. We'll hear from musicians and directors, and we'll discuss some of the most highly anticipated art, music, theater and dance performances opening around the bay this summer.
Host: Dave Iverson
- Cy Musiker, reporter and co-host of KQED's "The Do List"
- David Wiegand, executive features editor at The San Francisco Chronicle and co-host of KQED's "The Do List"
Cy & David's Picks Discussed on the Program:
Akira Kurosawa Centennial Film Festival
Born in 1910 Japan, Kurosawa entered filmmaking after the suicide of his brother. He is credited with helping to create the "art film" and is considered to be one of Japan's most important directors.
Ethnic Dance Festival
Celebrate diversity and dance with the 32nd season of San Francisco's Ethnic Dance Festival presented by World Arts West.
@ The Palace of Fine Arts Theatre in San Francisco
June 5 & 6 | 12 & 13 | 19 & 20 | 26 & 27, 2010
Saturdays at 2 pm & 8 pm; Sundays at 2 pm
Joe Goode: Traveling Light
Traveling Light gives San Franciscan's a rare opportunity to see the inside of the old San Francisco mint for a performance installation held in the oldest stone building in SF.
Every Wednesday to Sunday night
July 7 through August 1, 2010
8 pm every night, plus a 10 pm show on Fridays and Saturdays
Khalil Shaheed and the Mo' Rockin' Project
Bay Area trumpeter Khalil Shaheed and a septet co-led by Yassir Chadly play music that fuses the ancient musical traditions of North Africa and American blues to create improvisational jazz inspired by Islamic devotional music.
@ Stanford University's Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Monday, July 19 | 7:30 PM
Tickets: $24 general | $14 students
Pete Escovedo: 75th Birthday Celebration
Pete Escovedo is a percussionist who began playing music while attending high school in Oakland, CA in the early 1950s. As a solo artist he has recorded 6 albums and has been featured in performances and recordings by a wide range of artists such as Carlos Santana, Tito Puente, Herbie Hancock and Prince.
@ Yoshi's in Oakland
Thursday 8pm & 10pm $28
Friday - Saturday 8pm & 10pm shows $28
Sunday 2pm Kids Matinee
$5 Kids, $18 Adult (With Kids), $28 Adult (General)
Sunday 7pm show $28
Rufus Wainwright with special guest Martha Wainwright
Brother and sister Wainwright were born into a musical family led by their father, American folk singer and actor, Louden Wainwright III and musical mother, Kate McGarrigle. The siblings come together to share a stage after releasing more than nine solo albums combined.
@ The Mountain Winery
August 23, 2010 7pm
SF Ballet at Stern Grove
The San Franciso Ballet perform as part of the Stern Grove Festival, an admission-free arts series, that has been running annually since 1938.
Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
The Tosca Project
The Tosca Project is a world premiere that brings dancers from the San Francisco Ballet together actors on stage. The play is inspired from the North Beach "watering hole" of the same name.
They Might be Giants with Rogue Wave
Stern Grove's talent packed season comes to a close with a performance from local indie favorite Rogue Wave and They Might be Giants.
Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
@Sigmund Stern Grove, 19th Ave. & Sloat, San Francisco
The Oakland hip-hop group plays the Harmony Festival in Santa Rosa, CA.
@ Sonoma County Fairgrounds
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