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Oakland Events Calendar

Nightlife entertainment guide for Oakland

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SOLD OUT SHOW Master of the Ukulele One of the most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument, Jake Shimabukuro‘s virtuosity and unique playing style has drawn comparisons to such musical titans as Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis. Calling on a remarkable breadth of musical influences, he breathes fresh life into [more]

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Distinctive Contemporary Dance Named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch in 2013” and “Best of Culture” by The Los Angeles Times, BODYTRAFFIC has been instrumental in establishing Los Angeles as a center for contemporary dance. With their versatile repertoire and cutting-edge commissioned works, BODYTRAFFIC is internationally [more]

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Jane Austen: Sense and Sensibility One of the most popular and beloved authors of all time, Jane Austen wrote with insight and wit about her own 18th century English upper middle class. “Sense and Sensibility” poignantly and cleverly illustrates the economic uncertainty created by the rigid rules of male inheritance and the limited choices [more]

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Global Greats of the Acoustic Guitar Gypsy jazz legend Lulo Reinhardt returns as host for International Guitar Night. Founded by renowned Bay Area guitarist Brian Gore, IGN is now in its 18th year of touring. This unique and intimate annual event serves as a showcase for remarkable acoustic guitar talent from around the world. In 2018, IGN’s [more]

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Worldwide Ambassadors of Mariachi Under Maestro Jose Hernandez, Mariachi Sol de Mexico has become America’s premier mariachi ensemble, offering traditional mariachi sounds embellished with fresh contemporary passion and powerful new rhythms. Their exceptional musicianship has helped immortalize the romance, serenity and heartbeat of their [more]

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A St. Patrick’s Celebration! Hailing from historic County Waterford, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today. Their standing room only concerts throughout Ireland are true events, featuring high-energy performances and a glorious mix of ancient Irish music and new repertoire. The band formed in 1995 as part of [more]

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Putting the “Mock” in Democracy Now returning for their tenth visit to the Bankhead, The Capitol Steps have elevated political satire to an art form. Before The Daily Show, Full Frontal, and The Colbert Report, this Washington, DC-based comedy troupe gave audience laugh cramps with their bipartisan lampooning. The Capitol Steps began in [more]

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The Bankhead Theater launches a new Film Series –a showcase of four of the most famous movie musicals of all time! Join us for Easter Parade with Fred Astaire & Judy Garland on Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018. Screened with newsreels and cartoons of the era, the film showings will cost just $5 per ticket. "When his dance partner leaves him, Don Hewes [more]

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The United States Navy’s official chorus, the Navy Band Sea Chanters sing across genres, from traditional choral music, sea chanteys and patriotic songs, to opera, Broadway, and contemporary tunes. Under the leadership of Senior Chief Musician Adam Tyler, they can be found at the center of our most important national events and at concerts [more]