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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Projecting the same youthful excitement and boyish charm, “With the Beatles” offers audiences the familiar accents, vocal harmonies and mannerisms of John, Paul, George and Ringo, taking them back in time to the Ed Sullivan, Sgt. Pepper, and Abbey Road era. Experienced band members recreate an electrifying theatrical concert experience with [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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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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For nearly two decades, guitarist Brian Gore has united some of the world’s foremost acoustic guitarists in a unique annual event. At Gore’s invitation, three guitarists present their latest works, then perform together, sharing musical ideas and demonstrating the diversity of the acoustic guitar world. Joining Gore will be guitar master Lulo [more]

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Since 1991, Defending the Caveman has had both sexes roaring with laughter. Audiences invariably recognize themselves in this hilariously insightful play about the ways men and women fight, laugh and love. Writer Rob Becker used his informal study of anthropology, prehistory, psychology, sociology and mythology to create what has become the [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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Every song is fresh, every scene is new, every night is different, in this all original, all improvised, and irresistibly funny night of musical comedy. Hit songs, based on audience input, compete in an awards show and the winning number is incorporated into a full-blown musical, complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue and wild plot [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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DakhaBrakha reflects the fundamental sound and soul of Ukraine in music that is original, intimate and authentic. Their name, meaning “give/take” in the old Ukranian language, reflects their “ethno-chaos” style of exploring both folk music and contemporary rhythms. With Indian, Arabic, African, Russian and Australian traditional [more]