First City Festival

August 23 – 24, 2014 / Monterey County Fair and Event Center

In its second year, the festival will feature music from Beck, the National, CocoRosie, Phantogram, and more.

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Live City Revue

August 24, 2014 / Dance Brigade’s Dance Mission

Live City Revue is a series of live events supporting the development of a new hip hop theater piece by Felonious and Campo Santo based on Jeff Chang’s seminal history of hip hop, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, and Maxim Gorky’s masterwork of early 20th-century Russian socialist realism, The Lower Depths.

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Grand Opening Weekend of Schroeder Hall

August 22 – 24, 2014 / Schroeder Hall at Sonoma State

The weekend is set to include a piano recital from David Benoit, a concert by pianist Jeffrey Kahane, recitals by SSU students and faculty, and a christening of the hall’s Brombaugh Opus 9 organ by James David Christie of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

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Fetch Clay Make Man

August 14 – September 7, 2014 / Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley

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Noise Pop’s 20th Street Block Party

August 23, 2014 / 20th St between Bryant and Harrison Streets and Florida and Alabama between 19th and 20th

Set to feature music by Cayucas, Rogue Wave, Melted Toys, and more.

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Cy Musiker

Cy Musiker co-hosts The Do List and covers the arts for KQED News and The California Report.  He loves live performance, especially great theater, jazz, roots music, anything by Mahler. Cy has an MJ from UC Berkeley’s School of Journalism, and got his BA from Hampshire College. His work has been recognized by the Society for Professional Journalists with their Sigma Delta Chi Award for Public Service in Journalism. When he can, Cy likes to swim in Tomales Bay, run with his dog in the East Bay Hills, and hike the Sierra.

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