This week we’re featuring a number of museum and gallery shows worth taking in now or during the holidays, when we all have a bit more time to get out and possibly need to escape our families. My co-host KQED Arts Editor Sarah Hotchkiss is the perfect guide for this endeavor, as she frequently escapes to local art exhibits.

Plus we talk about a country music ballet, an anniversary music festival and North Bay fire benefits.

Ongoing: Our favorite museum shows for the holidays

Nov. 16-18: The Del Sol Quartet celebrates 25 years with world premieres and an audience ukulele choir

Nov. 17-18: Post:Ballet sets a dance to music by America’s first gay country band, Lavender Country

Nov. 12: Signs of normalcy at Sonoma’s Gundlach Bundschu, a winery touched by the North Bay Fires

Nov. 19: Rupa and the April Fishes andThe Sam Chase in a benefit for North Bay Fire relief

Nov. 19: The San Francisco Symphony schedules a special benefit concert for North Bay Fire Relief

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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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