The One About Following a Star and Joining a Caravan
Cy Musiker and David Wiegand scout the Bay Area for things to do this coming weekend and turn up sugar skulls, a Lou Reed tribute, and a desert caravan from Mali.
week of October 31
November 7, 2013
Sweetwater Music Hall
Patty Larkin plays Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley on Thursday, November 7; the Napa Valley Opera House, Friday, November 8; and the Center for the Arts in Grass Valley, Sunday, November 10.
Peter and the Starcatcher
November 5 - December 1, 2013
Peter and the Starcatcher is a sweet and funny prequel to Peter Pan playing San Francisco's Curran Theater in November.
For more information, visit shnsf.com.
Arabian Shakespeare Festival
November 7-17, 2013
This is a local company that sends Bay Area actors to the United Arab Emirates to do Shakespeare. They are performing the U.S. premiere of A Message by Kuwaiti playwright Hussain Al Musalam. Very rare to get a chance to see a play by an arabic writer.
For more information, visit arabianshakespearefestival.org.
November 4, 2013
Terakaft, which means caravan, a desert blues band from Mali, plays Ashkenaz in Berkeley on Monday, November 4, and Don Quixote's in Felton on Tuesday, November 5. Read more about Terakraft on kqed.org.
Day of the Dead
November 2, 2013
San Jose Museum of Art
Bring your sugar skulls to the San Jose Museum of Art for a community celebration of the Day of the Dead -- admission is free.
For more information, visit sjmusart.org.
Ride Into the Sun: Lou Reed Rarities
November 6, 2013
San Francisco's Roxie Cinema honors rocker Lou Reed, who died earlier this week, with a collection of rarely-seen short films and the San Francisco premiere of Julian Schnabel's 2007 concert film, Lou Reed's Berlin.
For more information, visit roxie.com.
November 6, 2013
Mazzy Star is back with their first new album in 17 years and play The Warfield on Wednesday Nov 6.
For tickets and information, visit thewarfieldtheatre.com.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month.
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KQED covers news about California's drought, offers water-saving tips, and more.