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Last Chance: These shows wrap up this week

Bad Dads

Bad Dads

Oh, are you going to catch this Wes Anderson-inspired art show?

Testament

Testament

Seana McKenna portrays Mary in ACT's production of Colm Tóibín's play.

LINES Ballet

LINES Ballet

Alonzo King’s most joyous and transporting collaboration is his 2007 work Rasa.

Upcoming Events By Date

totalitarians

The Totalitarians

Peter Sinn Nachtrieb's new play follows Penny, a candidate for state office in Nebraska, and her underhanded plans for the state.
November 19 - December 14

Lucero

Lucero

The rollicking alt-country outfit plays a three-night stand at Slim's in November, with no openers, and with each show preceded by an acoustic set.
November 21 - November 23

More Than One Way

More Than One Way

Enjoy this free Southern Exposure exhibit featuring a juried show of young, local artists.
November 21 - December 13

Los Tigres del Norte

Los Tigres del Norte

The godfathers of norteño music will appear alongside Joan Sebastian on the legendary equestrian singer's farewell tour.
November 23 @ 6:00 pm

GreatApes

Great Apes

San Francisco punk band led by Brian Moss returns in a record-release show for a new EP, 'Playland at the Beach,' dedicated to the city by the bay.
November 28 @ 9:00 pm

Teebs

Feels II

The second Wine & Bowties' annual party in West Oakland includes music from Kool A.D., Teebs, a DJ set by Kreayshawn and others, as well as work by dozens of visual artists and food & drink.
November 29 @ 7:00 pm

John Waters Christmas

A John Waters Christmas

Everyone's favorite subversive filmmaker (and surprise hitchhiker) returns to town for a ribald one-man monologue about Christmas.
November 29 @ 8:00 pm

AngelOlsen

Angel Olsen

St. Louis-born songwriter who traipses through cosmic new-Americana in her excellent full-band debut album, titled 'Burn Your Fire for No Witness.'
December 1 @ 8:00 pm

KinkyBoots

Kinky Boots

Cyndi Lauper makes a triumphant return with this Tony-winning musical about the heir of a struggling shoe factory who turns to a drag queen to help business.
December 2 - December 28

Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand

Dave Eggers interviews McDormand about her rich career in film, her partnership with husband Joel Coen, her return to Broadway in 2008 and what's next for the award-winning actress.
December 2 @ 7:30 pm

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Thee Oh Sees

Local boy gone south, John Dwyer brings the band back to town for a two-night residency at the Chapel that's sure to sell out quickly.
December 4 - December 5

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Soulful Christmas: A Gospel Holiday Concert

The Lorraine Hansberry Theater has a 20-year history of presenting gospel music, starting with James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner and covering musical works by Ishmael Reed, Langston Hughes and Vinnette Carol along the way. This year, artistic director Steven Anthony Jones has put together Soulful Christmas, replete with rousing holiday classics sung by the Hansberry […]
December 4 - December 24

Dan Deacon

Dan Deacon

Dan Deacon visits the Exploratorium with an unusual show featuring the Disklavier player piano, inspired by the ahead-of-its-time compositional vision of Conlon Nancarrow.
December 11 @ 7:00 pm

tUnE-yArDs

tUnE-yArDs

Having just released her third album, Nikki Nack, Merrill Garbus will be surely play to a sold-out hometown crowd at Oakland's Fox Theater.
December 11 @ 8:00 pm