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Bees: Tiny Insect, Big Impact

Feb 26, 2015 - Sep 20, 2015

January 31-September 20, 2015; Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 This new exhibition takes a look at the diverse and intricate world of one of the most important creatures to human agriculture and the natural environment. Discover real bee specimens under a microscope, crawl through a human-sized beehive, and try on a beekeeper suit. Get involved with citizen science organizations, check...

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Marion Gray: Within the Light

Feb 26, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

February 14-June 21, 2015; Museum hours: Wed-Thur 11-5, Fri 11-9, Sat-Sun 10-6 The Oakland Museum of California presents 23 works by San Francisco-based photographer Marion Gray. Gray has spent four decades capturing performances, dance, and installations by some of the most significant artists in the Bay Area and beyond. Including never-before-seen photographs, the exhibition covers the 1970s...

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J. Otto Seibold and Mr. Lunch

Feb 26, 2015 - Mar 8, 2015

In a playful exhibit exploring the first children’s books designed with computer software, original art from East Bay artist J. Otto Seibold accompanies interactive children’s zones creating a family-friendly experience. The exhibit covers Seibold’s life and artistic process in creating the adorable Mr. Lunch characters.

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Color Charts

Feb 26, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015

Three Bay Area artists—Carol Ladewig, Diane Rosenblum, and Lucky Rapp—exhibit large scale works that utilize grids of color to interpret and communicate external information and data to the viewers—the meaning of which may change depending on the viewers’ own associations with color.

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You are an expert at what you do! You love what you do! You don't love selling your product or service so much. If your business is going to grow, you must become excellent at sales. In this free class, you will learn the three important skills you must master to grow your business. You'll leave with tips you can put into action immediately! Presented by Savvy Selling NOW!  

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BLOOM

Feb 26, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015

Norton Factory Studios is pleased to present BLOOM, a group exhibition featuring works by six artists. The show will open on February 21, and will continue through February 28, 2015. The opening reception will be held on February 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. BLOOM features a selection of paintings and installations by Anna Valdez, Bryn Craig, Emma Webster, Hanrou Li, Trina Turturici and Ziyi Zhang. The...

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We offer this level 1.5 class once a month, on a Tuesday or Thursday from 7-9 pm. Our 2015 Winter/Spring term runs from January until the end of May. $125 for two hours of instruction. Preregistration is required. Breathe new life into your dining chairs. In this two hour course, you will learn to how strip the existing upholstery, make necessary repairs, re-pad, and recover so they look brand...

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After the film, join us for a dynamic panel on the impact of anti-Arab racism/Islamophobia on community members, students, teachers! How can we effectively confront it in our neighborhoods, classrooms, workplaces and schools? PANEL of EDUCATOR/ACTIVISTS: Lara Kiswani, ED, Arab Resource & Organizing Center. Dr. Samia Shoman, World History teacher, Hillsdale High School. Rama Kased,...

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In They Know Everything About You, Robert Scheer reveals how our most intimate habits, from private correspondence, book pages read, and lists of friends and phone conversations have been seamlessly combined in order to create detailed maps of individuals' social and biological DNA. We must challenge, Scheer argues, the assumption that protecting national security demands sacrificing the...

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Music Director Joana Carneiro and Berkeley Symphony continue the 2014-2015 season with the world premiere of Jake Heggie's Camille Claudel: Into the Fire for Orchestra and Mezzo-Soprano. Originally written as a song cycle for string quartet and mezzo-soprano, a new version of this work was commissioned by Berkeley Symphony for full orchestra. Mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, acclaimed for her...

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