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Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter Photo Long Wharf Theatre to Stage Julia Cho's OFFICE HOUR This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Long Wharf Theatre, in conjunction with Berkeley Rep, presents Office Hour, by Julia Cho, directed by Lisa Peterson.

The Paul Dresher Ensemble presents The Electro-Acoustic Band in Concert with the LIVI Photo The Paul Dresher Ensemble presents The Electro-Acoustic Band in Concert with the LIVING EARTH SHOW
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2017

The Paul Dresher Ensemble will present The Electro-acoustic Band + Living Earth Show on January 26 & 27, 2018, 8 pm, on the Z Space's Main Stage. The Living Earth Show will perform works for invented instruments created by composer & instrument inventor Dennis Aman. Composer Aman began this work during his 2016 DEAR Residency at the Dresher Ensemble's studio, collaborating closely with the Living Earth Show, for whom he has created the instruments as well as the featured work, 24 Preludes and Fugues.

New BENNY & JOON Musical Begins Tonight at The Old Globe Photo New BENNY & JOON Musical Begins Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

The Old Globe presents the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. Based on the beloved 1993 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil, Benny & Joon is directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of New York's Transport Group.

Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at T Photo Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless and Bryce Pinkham to Star in BENNY & JOON Musical at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.

Paul Dresher's SOUND MAZE Exhibit is Making Noise at The Napa Valley Museum
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Paul Dresher's ‚ÄúSOUND MAZE,‚Ä̬†a hands-on interactive exhibit featuring wildly inventive oversized musical instruments creating a cacophony of sound ‚Äď including a pendulum 17 feet high, is attracting crowds of families eager to make some glorious noise!

Napa Valley Museum Launches A-MAZE-ING Summer Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

We have Lift-Off! Napa Valley Museum launches its A-MAZE-ING Summer on May 12, with a Mother's Day weekend packed with family-friendly, inspiring programs and exhibitions.

Napa Valley Museum Launches A-MAZE-ING Summer, 5/12
by Christina Mancuso - Apr 25, 2017

We have Lift-Off!¬†Napa Valley Museum launches its¬†A-MAZE-ING Summer¬†on¬†May 12, with a Mother's Day weekend packed with family-friendly, inspiring programs and exhibitions. The fun kicks off at¬†11 amon¬†Friday, May 12¬†with the opening of our star attraction in the Main Gallery:¬†Paul Dresher's ‚ÄúSOUND MAZE,‚Ä̬†a hands-on interactive exhibit featuring wildly inventive oversized musical instruments creating a cacophony of sound ‚Äď including a pendulum 17 feet high! Meanwhile in our Spotlight Gallery, stellar mother and son artists Geoff and Phoebe Ellsworth's show ‚ÄúLike Mother Like Son‚ÄĚ begins a one-month exhibition and art sale to benefit the Museum's education programs. And on the Museum Terrace on the starry evening of¬†Friday May 12, the Museum hosts a conversation with one of¬†NASA's first female astronauts and ‚ÄúFirst Mom in Space‚Ä̬†Anna Lee Fisher, with her daughter, Emmy-award winning Washington, DC news correspondent Kristin Fisher, sharing stories of the trailblazing women and their families in the space program.

Salon Sanctuary Concerts Presents FROM GHETTO TO CAPELLA, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts is honored to partner with Carnegie Hall's La Serenissima Festival, the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, and NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo in presenting the third annual New York performance of From Ghetto to Cappella, conceived to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Venetian Ghetto. This will take place at The Chapel of Emanu-el, Today, February 16.

Nancy Karp and Dancers Premiere MEMORY PLACE This February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Next year Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison's almost 30-year-old Grand Duo for piano and violin.

Starry PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE Opens Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Old Globe presents a revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

ODC Dance Announces 46th Season
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 31, 2017

ODC/Dance, San Francisco's internationally acclaimed contemporary dance company, announces programming for its 46th annual home season at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. This season includes one world premiere by Brenda Way, one world premiere by KT Nelson, the return of Kate Weare's critically acclaimed work, Giant, and Way's enthralling 2016 work, Walk Back the Cat.

Salon Sanctuary Concerts Presents FROM GHETTO TO CAPELLA, 2/16
by Molly Tracy - Jan 17, 2017

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts is honored to partner with Carnegie Hall's La Serenissima Festival, the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center, and NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli Marimo in presenting the third annual New York performance of From Ghetto to Cappella, conceived to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the creation of the Venetian Ghetto. This will take place at The Chapel of Emanu-el, Thursday, February 16.

Philippe Bowgen, Donald Faison, Hal Linden, Justin Long, Luna Velez and More Tapped for PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for its revival of Steve Martin's clever and crowd-pleasing comedy hit Picasso at the Lapin Agile.

Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents THE FLOOR OF HEAVEN: SCENES FROM A MERCHANT SONGS OF HIS VENICE
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2016

Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is poised between two Empires - The Sceptered Isle and La Serenissima. In honor of the 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare and the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Venetian ghetto, The Floor of Heaven interweaves moments from Shakespeare's complex and revolutionary text with the play's original music and songs from the English-Venetian soundscape that Shakespeare's characters would have played and heard.

Berkeley Symphony Opens Season With World Premiere Of Paul Dresher, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphony open their 2016-17 season, their eighth together, on Today, October 13 at 7 pm with the world premiere of a commission by the Orchestra of a new work by Paul Dresher, Crazy Eights & Fractured Symmetries; Stravinsky's Petrushka; and violinist Philippe Quint performing Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto at Zellerbach Hall in Berkeley.

Mondavi Center Sets 2016-17 Season of Music, Dance, Theatre and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2016

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis announces its 15th season of performing arts, filled with the leading artists in music, dance, theater and speakers.

Nancy Karp and Dancers Premiere MEMORY PLACE This February
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2016

Next year Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison's almost 30-year-old Grand Duo for piano and violin.

The Paul Dresher Ensemble Presents SCHICK MACHINE
by Ashlee Latimer - Sep 10, 2016

The Paul Dresher Ensemble Presents the music theater production Schick Machine September 23-25 on San Francisco's Z Space Main Stage prior to tour. Directed by Rinde Eckert virtuoso percussionist Steven Schick inhabits a fantastical stage filled with huge invented instruments and sound sculptures - including the Hurdy Grande, the Tumbler, the Field of Flowers and the Peacock (a deconstructed pipe organ). After the performance, the audience is invited onstage to engage and explore a kind of audio "maker" sound and visual domain. The production was described at its debut as 'fresh and surprising...often mind-blowing' LA Times

Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams.

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