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Oakland Events Calendar

Nightlife entertainment guide for Oakland

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Laughter from a Galaxy Far Far Away Much of Canadian actor Charles Ross’ childhood was spent in a galaxy far, far away, watching Star Wars videos over – and over – and over again. The result of this misspent youth is a unforgettably hilarious comic mashup of the iconic films, wherein he single-handedly plays all the characters, sings the [more]

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Bright and Brilliant Modern Dance Founded by the legendary David Parsons more than three decades ago, Parsons Dance has thrilled audiences of all ages worldwide with contemporary American dance that is exuberant, accessible and joyous. The company is known for its athletic, energetic ensemble work and creative collaboration with artists from [more]

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Called a living legend and a longtime avatar of retro cool, powerhouse blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughn and his horn-heavy Tilt-A-Whirl Band link contemporary music with its proud blues and soul heritage. Powerhouse blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughn has been called a living legend. One of the most respected guitarists in popular music, he co-founded [more]

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Feel-good jazz from a timeless holiday classic Take a trip down memory lane as Grammy-nominated pianist David Benoit, accompanied by his quartet and a local children’s chorus, brings to life the magical music from the Charlie Brown television specials. Benoit describes this music as “happy jazz” – sophisticated but still filled with fun. [more]

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Holiday Traditions from the Emerald Isle All the joy, hope, laughter and spirit of the season come together in a night of storytelling, song and dance that celebrates age-old traditions and sparkles with life and a wee bit of Irish “magic.” With pipes, fiddles, flutes and drums, exhilarating step dancing and age-old dances over brooms, on [more]

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Called a living legend and a longtime avatar of retro cool, powerhouse blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughn and his horn-heavy Tilt-A-Whirl Band link contemporary music with its proud blues and soul heritage. Powerhouse blues guitarist Jimmie Vaughn has been called a living legend. One of the most respected guitarists in popular music, he co-founded [more]

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A Tapestry of Timeless Bluegrass Sound Run Boy Run’s bluegrass style is rooted in the traditions of the Appalachian South with vocals and fiddles weaving a spectacular tapestry of sound that is innovative, orchestral, and above all beautiful. The whole exceeds the sum of the parts as touches of classical, jazz, and folk express themselves [more]

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A timple virtuoso from Gran Canaria, one of the largest of the Spanish Canary Islands, Germán López was a musical prodigy. He learned to play the diminutive five-stringed instrument intrinsic to the music of the Islands early, and entered the Conservatory of Music in Las Palmas at the age of seven. Since receiving his master’s degree, he has [more]

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Old Favorites for a New Year Continuing decades of close-harmony vocals built on barbershop tradition, today’s Four Freshmen ring in the new year with old favorites infused with a twist of elegance, a splash of swing, and a whole lot of fun. In 1948, the Four Freshmen pioneered a style of close-harmony vocals built on the barbershop [more]

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The Essence of Early Music Named Musical America's "Ensemble of the Year," the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra is renowned for stellar performances of Baroque, classical and early-Romantic era music on original period instruments. Since 1981, the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra has offered rich, historically-fascinating programs of Baroque, [more]