KQED Youth Media Manager Ariana Proehl is back as co-host to bring some hipness to the Do List this week. The real challenge was pruning down the list! I can’t remember a late January with more enticing shows to choose from. Enjoy.

Jan 26–31: Ladysmith Black Mambazo high-kicks its way back to the Bay Area.

Jan. 4–March 3: The Fraenkel Gallery hangs a show of artful record album covers — and it’s free.

Jan. 26 and Feb. 3 and 4: Circa melds daring circus, opera, and dance to tell a story about a refugee’s search for home.

Feb. 2–3: The next episode of a dance and theater series about sex trafficking and displacement in Oakland.

Jan. 25–Feb 18 and  March 7–April 1: A skeleton crew tries to save their hopes for a future as Detroit’s last auto plant faces a shutdown.

Feb. 2–3: Stew invokes the ideas and memory of writer James Baldwin in a musical tribute.

Feb. 6–7: Super folk-rock trio Bermuda Triangle make gorgeous harmonies seem effortless.

The Do List's Cy and Ariana check out the 'Art and Vinyl' show at the Freaenkel Gallery
The Do List’s Cy and Ariana check out the ‘Art and Vinyl’ show at the Freaenkel Gallery. (Photo: Rebecca Robertson/Fraenkel Gallery)
On the Air: Cy and Ariana’s Do List Picks for Jan. 26, 2018 15 February,2018Cy Musiker


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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