On the Air: Cy and Jamedra's Do List Picks for Nov. 17, 2017

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The San Francisco Opera piano dress rehearsal of "Girls of the Golden West." At the War Memorial Opera House (Photo: Stefan Cohen/SF Opera )

We welcome back as our co-host Jamedra Brown Fleischman, also a co-host on KQED's The Cooler podcast. She and I indulged our love for circus, and she located some of the skating rinks popping up around the Bay Area for the holidays. Plus we debate the merits of Aladdin the Musical and the revisionist gold rush opera Girls of the Golden West. Strap on your skates, it's going to be a smooth ride.

Nov. 19: Sunday Skool mixes burlesque, circus and terrific music

Continuing through Dec. 17: Kinetic Arts circus school in West Oakland mounts another homemade holiday show with world class acrobatics.

Nov. 17-19: The San Francisco International Hip Hop DanceFest returns.

Cont. through Jan. 7: Aladdin surprises Jamedra with its humor and glitz


Nov. 21-Dec. 10:  A people's history of the gold rush at San Francisco Opera

Nov. 18-19: Kishi Bashi sings songs full of a longing for connection

Nov. 17:  Gospel great Queen Esther Marrow visits Piedmont Piano

Nov. 18: Hamiltunes singalong at Berkeley Library's Claremont Branch

Nov. 19: Hamiltunes singalong at the Berkeley Library's Tarea Hall Pittman branch