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Oakland Events Calendar

Nightlife entertainment guide for Oakland

Looking for a complete list of special events in Oakland ? Look no further. Here is your 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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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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“Look Both Ways Before Talking” These are trying times. Comedy helps. Instead of avoiding Grandpa and defriending your high school class, let Second City defuse difficult social situations. A brand new sketch comedy and improv revue dives into all those touchy subjects you’ve been thinking about – but are afraid to say out loud or [more]

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Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play In a twisted, mysterious and possibly mythical tale, William Shakespeare’s “Long Lost First Play” was discovered in a treasure-filled parking lot in Leicester, England (next to a pile of bones that didn’t look that important) – an ancient manuscript handwritten by the young Bard himself. The Reduced [more]

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The Moscow Festival Ballet presents: Cinderella For 25 years, the Moscow Festival Ballet has brought the finest Russian ballet traditions to magnificent productions of timeless works and new pieces, featuring exceptional dancers and classical choreography. Prokofiev’s lyrical score provides a musical setting for this enchanting fairy tale. [more]

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American Singer/Songwriter Singer/songwriter John Ondrasik, who goes by the hockey-inspired name Five for Fighting, burst on the scene more than 15 years ago with the Grammy Award-nominated Superman (It’s Not Easy) which became something of an unofficial anthem in the aftermath of 9/11. He has since been a mainstay on mainstream radio with such [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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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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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]