Upcoming Events By Date

The Way West

Two daughters try to help their irrepressibly optimistic mom through bankruptcy in Marin musical comedy.
Apr 16May 10
Marin Theatre Co.

Bay Area Dance Week

More than 400 free events, from West African Funk to ballet Nordic folk dance, take flight around the Bay.
Apr 24May 3
Various Bay Area locations

Ondine at Sutro

We Players stage the romance of a knight and a water sprite in the stunning seaside ruins of Sutro Baths.
May 1Jun 7
Sutro Baths and Sutro Heights Park

Berkeley Festival of Choro 2015

The 2015 edition of this annual festival, celebrating the bluegrass-oriented Brazilian music of choro, centers on the São Paulo group Trio Brasileiro.
May 23
Various Locations

Silicon Valley Open Studios

More than 300 visual artists from throughout the South Bay open their studios doors to the public over the first three weekends in May.
May 23
Unnamed Venue

Joyce Carol Oates

The novelist discusses her latest work, which explores race and class, in an intimate listening room environment.
May 3


Sleater-Kinney plays in support of their new album, No Cities to Love, at The Masonic on May 2 and May 3.
May 3
The Masonic

Tim Berne’s Snakeoil

A major force on New York’s left-field jazz scene since the mid-1980s, Tim Berne makes a rare appearance in the East Bay.
May 3
Berkeley Arts Festival

Jane Smiley

Jane Smiley takes on a complicated and changing American landscape through the lens of one family.
May 5
Kepler’s Books

Joan Armatrading

The acclaimed British singer, songwriter and guitarist woos with pop, blues, folk, and jazz on her last-ever major world tour.
May 5
Regency Ballroom


How do you carry on after your high school best friend was killed by a hook-handed slasher?
May 630
Z Below