The Playwrights Foundation presents a reading of “The Garbologists” on Monday, May 20 at 7:30pm. The play about bickering sanitation workers finding some common ground takes place at Roble Hall, Stanford University, 374 Teresa Street, in Palo Alto. For details, call (415) 626-2176
The Advocacy Project is hosting an Open Mic and Speak Out for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event takes place on Wednesday, May 22nd at 6:00 PM at the Women’s Building-Audre Lorde Room at 3543 18th Street #8 in San Francisco. For details, call 415.431.1180.
California Prison Focus presents “Liberate the Caged Voices”, to foster engagement between the community and those living behind bars through music, letters, and poetry. The event takes place on Wednesday, May 22nd at 7:00 PM at the Octopus Literary Salon at 2101 Webster Street in Oakland. For details, call 701.601.2901.
Real Vocal String Quartet along with the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts present performance and CD release of Culture Kin. Original songs & collaborative pieces with sister cities such as Cork, Ireland, Osaka, Japan and Barcelona, Spain are featured. The event takes place on Saturday, May 25th at 8-10 pm at 701 Mission Street...
The All African People's Revolutionary Party and Eastside Arts Alliance invite you to African Liberation Day, featuring solidarity statements from the Haiti Action Committee, performance by Mistah Fab, food and more!The event takes place at 12pm on Saturday, May 25th at Tassafaronga Center, 975-85th Avenue in Oakland. This event is wheel chair accessible. For details,...
Gordon H. Chang presents a talk about his book Ghosts of the Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Build the Transcontinental Railroad. The event takes place on Saturday, May 25th at 2:00 PM at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center at 388 9th Street in Oakland. For details, call 510.637.0455.
The City of Concord’s 31st Annual Music & Market Series starts on Thursday, May 30 at 6:30pm. This eclectic series features great music, good company and delicious food. The event takes place at Todos Santos Plaza, Willow Pass Road & Grant Street, in downtown Concord. For details, call 925.671.3464.
The Oakland Ballet Company presents Jangala, a dance theatre performance inspired by Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book. This event takes place Thursday & Friday, May 30 and May 31st at 7:30 pm at Laney College’s Odell Johnson Performing Arts Center, 900 Fallon Street in Oakland. For details, call 510.893.3132.