Oakland Events Calendar

Nightlife entertainment guide for Oakland

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The vocal talents of Lee Lessack and Johnny Rogers blend seamlessly in this entertaining tribute to the music of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. Versatile singers, they bring extensive experience in a variety of styles including cabaret, jazz, Broadway, and the American songbook. With favorite Simon and Garfunkel songs, such as “Mrs. Robinson,” [more]

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A Chicago landmark for over 55 years, The Second City’s legendary comic style has struck gold across the country with hilarious sketches, songs and improv launching the careers of such comedic all stars as Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, and Bill Murray. The Second City knows a few things about love, from missed [more]

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Starring Sammy Obeid – Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a show that combines love and laughter. A resident of Fremont, Sammy Obeid’s reputation for astonishing word play and quick wit earned him an appearance on “Conan.” His humorous riffs on being Lebanese-American add to the international flavor of a show hosted by Canadian Lars [more]

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Known for her imaginative jazz style, Karen Marguth’s sleek, smooth voice flows gracefully over a diverse repertoire ranging from classic to contemporary with touches of Latin, Brazilian, and American funk music. Raised in Livermore, she has gone on to thrill audiences at festivals and venues across the country and in France, earning a place [more]

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Best known for their catchy 1960s-influenced power pop, The Smithereens rose to popularity with such hits as ”A Girl Like You,” “Blood and Roses” and “Blue Period,” music that inspired countless alternative rockers including Kurt Cobain. Straddling the gap between The Byrds and AC/DC, the New Jersey rockers’ eclectic style and [more]

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The year is 1933. The time, two weeks after the conclusion of Target Earth.The place, Robonovia, the Robot Planet. This is book two of the Intergalactic trilogy; a retro radio show merged with comic book magic to create unforgettable one-of-a-kind live theater. In this unique multimedia experience, three actors voice dozens of characters, a Foley [more]

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Known as the uncrowned queen of kindie rock, Laurie Berkner and her band have enchanted children for years on Nick Jr. and Sprout TV channels. Her energetic style and catchy tunes such as “Bumblebee (Buzz Buzz),” “We Are The Dinosaurs,” ”Rocketship Run,” and “I’m Gonna Catch You” reach kids on their level and offer plenty of [more]

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Tim Lee wasn't supposed to be a comedian. After graduating from UCSD, he earned a PhD in Ecology and Evolution from UC Davis and spent years modeling population dynamics before discovering that his real talent is making people laugh. Lee’s cerebral blend of stand-up comedy and science sells out shows worldwide and entertains millions on YouTube. [more]

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In a great American success story worthy of the cinema: a born-and-bred NYC actor meets a Parisian-born writer at an open jazz jam, and before you could say “Bourbon Street Parade,” The Hot Sardines were bringing their contagious brand of joy to audiences worldwide. With powerhouse musicians and their very own tap dancer, theircaptivating, [more]

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With a bold vision – top global choreographers, distinctive groundbreaking works, and virtuoso dancers – Aspen Santa Fe Ballet has become a jewel of a dance company in the American West. With dual home cities, one nestled in the Rocky Mountains, the other gracing the Southwestern plateau, the two-decade-old contemporary ballet company actively [more]