The One About the Republican Obama and an Island Festival
Cy Musiker and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up an island of treasures, political drama, and a whole slew of new plays.
Week of October 17, 2013
October 24, 2013
The Regency Ballroom
For tickets and more information, visit theregencyballroom.com
October 9 - November 3, 2013
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
Warrior Class is a new play about a Chinese-American politician... the "Republican Obama"... and how a politician's past can catch up to him or her.
For tickets and information, visit theatreworks.org.
Monday Night PlayGround
Third Monday of Each Month
Berkeley Repertory Theater
Every month PlayGround selects and announces a theme, soliciting new 10-page plays from local playwrights. On the third Monday of each month, they stage readings of selected submissions featuring some of the Bay Area's best actors and directors. The program starts October 21, 2013 and runs through March of next year.
For more information, visit playground-sf.org.
Robert Glasper Experiment
October 18, 2013
For more information, visit sfjazz.org.
SF Music Day
October 19-20, 2013
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Explore Latin American connections in music that ranges from beloved traditional music from all over Latin America to intersections and contemporary interpretations of classical and modern music.
For more information, visit sffcm.org.
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down
October 17, 2013
California Academy of Science
Thao and the Get Down Stay Down play a pre-festival show to kick of this year's Treasure Island Music Fest, which runs Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20, and features headliners Atoms for Peace, Beck, Haim, Little Dragon, Japandroids, Phantogram and etc. A free shuttle will run folks back and forth to the island from Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in SF and a bike valet is available for folks from the East Bay.
For more information, visit treasureislandfestival.com.
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