The One About 800 Musicians and a Requiem
Cy Musiker and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up a bigger exhibition, a Dire Strait, and a whole slew of musicians playing the field.
week of October 24
October 27-28, 2013
No one should be this good and this successful.
For tickets and more information, visit thefoxoakland.com
October 26-27, 2013
John Cage meets high school bands. Eight hundred musicians are expected at San Francisco's Crissy Field this weekend for two days of concerts by composer Lisa Bielawa.
For more information, visit airfieldbroadcasts.org.
The Verdi Requiem
October 25, 2013
San Francisco Opera
Music to unify Italy by, 320 choristers and orchestra members, including Italy's Teatro di San Carlo of Naples, take to the San Francisco Opera stage to perform Verdi's magnificent Requiem.
For more information, visit sfopera.com.
October 17 - November 10, 2013
San Jose Repertory Theatre
Next Fall is a play about the conversation you have, or avoid, with your wife or husband about religion. It's about a gay couple who are very different -- one secular one deeply religious. And I notice it's got a great cast, Danny Schie, James Carpenter and Rachel Harker, among others.
For more information, visit sjrep.com.
October 31, 2013
Great American Music Hall
Just the best folk-surf-country-rock & roll band ever. The Sadies play 2 sets at the Great American Musical Hall on Halloween, and it looks they're doing the complete Love it to Death album by Alice Cooper as a bonus.
For more information, visit slimspresents.com.
David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition
October 26, 2013 - January 20, 2014
de Young Museum
Big ideas, big canvases, a shout-out for one of the biggest museum shows of the fall, David Hockney: A Bigger Exhibition opens this weekend at the de Young.
For more information, visit famsf.org.
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