COMMA is built on the world-class teaching and artistic mentoring that happen each week in our courses. Everyone is given space and skills
to grow in their creative process.
Students learn how the arts interconnect & build their own portfolio of music compositions, artwork, poems, and more! In this immersive, Conservatory...
Saturdays, February 2-May 25, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Calling All Eco-Explorers! Youth ages 5-15 will be up to their elbows in FREE, hands-on activities. Learning through fun interactive, nature science experiences and regional field trips, your kids will find out all about the Bay Area ecosystem and become the next generation of Citizen Scientists! We have extended Welcome to Wildlife hours this...
April 13 - August 11, 2019
The Oakland Museum of California presents a major exhibition combining art and history to tell the untold stories of California's LGBTQ+ communities. Going beyond mainstream narratives, Queer California: Untold Stories will expand our understanding of this history through a multifaceted and interactive experience, providing the opportunity for museum visitors and...
April 6-June 2, 2019
Featuring work by Ben Belknap, Elise Mahan, Kate Mink
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6th 6-9pm
The Compound Gallery is pleased to present a three person show featuring enchanting small works by Ben Belknap, Elise Mahan, and Kate Mink. Working in ceramic, watercolor, and mixed media, these Bay Area artists create distinct charming works that evoke imaginary...
Celebrating 30 years as an AVA, the Stags Leap District welcomes guests for its 30th Anniversary Celebration at Vineyard to Vintner. Library selections, decadent meals and unprecedented vintner access are the highlight as wine enthusiasts explore the region. The annual weekend includes intimate dinners, in-depth seminars and tastings from coveted library wines to new releases. $50 from each...
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DEMONS_
A VISUAL GUIDE FOR THE CATCHING AND CARING OF ONES DEMON(S)
Locate your demon(s)
Nurture your demon(s)
Transform your demon(s)
first friday opening_March 1
A solo exhibition by local video artist Laneya Billingsley.
Lanéya Billingsley aka Billie0cean is an Experimental film director, video artist, and sound...
Kids write the darndest things. That's San Francisco's premier sketch comedy group Killing My Lobster's fault, because each year they teach kids how to write sketch comedy at 826 Valencia. Then they take their work, rehearse it, add zany props, and perform it in front of a live audience. Come see the wildest, most imaginative hour of comedy the whole family will enjoy!
*Now with matinees...
COMEDY OAKLAND, voted "Best Place for Comedy" - 2016 East Bay Express Readers Poll, features up-and-coming comedians alongside industry pros. Our comedians have featured on TV, radio, comedy festivals, late night talk shows, won competitions, and have performed on every habitable continent!
We are located inside The Spice Monkey restaurant, upstairs. Free street parking is available after 6pm....
Are 9-1-1 calls against black and brown people hate crimes? The verdict of “Guilty” or “Not Guilty” rests in the hands of the jurors.
On the eve of the court’s decision the doors open into the bedrooms of the prosecutors, defendants, key witnesses, BBQ Becky and Permit Patty. What happens behind closed doors in matters of race can no longer be hidden when everybody’s dirty...