Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and along the San Francisco Bay's historic waterfront on Blue & Gold Fleet's Bay Cruise Adventure. This fully narrated one-hour tour features information and history on city landmarks and plenty of opportunities for taking pictures of the unobstructed views of the San Francisco skyline. Both indoor and outdoor seating is available, so you can experience the sights and sounds from out on deck or take it all in from the warmth and comfort of an interior seat -- either experience makes for a truly great San Francisco adventure.
Sunday October 22, 2017 / Various TimesMonday October 23, 2017 / Various TimesTuesday October 24, 2017 / Various TimesWednesday October 25, 2017 / Various TimesThursday October 26, 2017 / Various TimesFriday October 27, 2017 / Various TimesSaturday October 28, 2017 / Various TimesSunday October 29, 2017 / Various Times
The aptly titled Kaleidoscope! brings to the stage a dazzling array of musical genres and dances in one spectacular show. San Jose State University's always-popular annual performance features a cast of over 350, including both faculty and students, and has something for just about any taste. Catch tomorrow's stars of music and dance in this showcase of award-winning performances at the Hammer Theatre Center.
In this hilarious, musical take on the afterlife, the dead can't wait to get back to earth on Día de los Muertos -- and Death can't wait to finally have a day to relax! But when one soul isn't ready to go back, everyone's holiday is in danger. Don't miss Rebecca Martinez and the Milagro Ensemble's La Muerte Baila, produced by Teatro Visión, at Mexican Heritage Plaza in San Jose.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pm
In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Live! is back and this time, the hilarious drag parody of the beloved sci-fi television series has new episodes queued up. San Francisco drag star D'Arcy Drollinger once again steps into Buffy's boots for the latest send-up of the '90s supernatural series. Watch this hilarious set of psuedo-Scoobies save the world from evil at the Oasis.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:00pmThursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday October 27, 2017 / 7:00pm
Bay Area Educational Theater Company is proud to present their 40th Mainstage production, Annie! Join them at Belmont's Carlmont Performing Arts Center for this classic musical about an orphan who never gives up finding her parents.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 2:00pmSunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 2:00pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 7:30pmSunday October 29, 2017 / 2:00pm
Singer Kat Robichaud (NBC's The Voice) brings her band, The Darling Misfits, to San Francisco's Great Star Theater for Misfit Cabaret's spooky Halloween extravaganza. This pop culture variety show blends rock 'n' roll, vaudeville and all your favorite horror films, rolled into one sexy, funny, musical show in a haunted Chinatown theater. Robichaud and her band create a night of decadence, bawdiness and horror, complete with everything from burlesque to drag to circus to magic and even a spooky costume contest. Don't miss this super fun show.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 10:30pm
Amir K's impressions are so scary good, he might be possessed -- then again, even demons can't be this diabolically funny. Currently on the MTV prank show, Jerks with Cameras, Amir made his big screen debut in the Best Picture-winning Argo. But he's also making his mark on the comedy club scene, racking up wins in the Ultimate Laff-Down, OC's Funniest and Tommy T's stand-up competitions. Born in Tehran, Iran and raised in Southern California, Amir is an American original: His comedy is a melting pot of character work, storytelling and improvisation shaped by a multi-cultural upbringing. This is a guy who can make anything funny -- even calling the cable company. Find out how when he headlines the San Jose Improv.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:00pmSaturday October 21, 2017 / 9:30pm
Russian River Adventures' inflatable canoe trips offer a refreshing alternative to exploring gorgeous Sonoma County by car. Whether you're a couple looking for a relaxing getaway, a family or a group of friends looking for a fun activity, paddling along in Russian River Adventures' bright blue inflatable canoes is just the ticket. During this nine-mile full-day excursion, you'll navigate through gentle currents for four to six hours while enjoying the best that nature has to offer. If you're so inclined, you can even stop for a picnic or cool off in a refreshing swimming hole. Every member of the family is sure to have a blast on these self-guided tours... even the family dog! Check the event description below for more details.
Sunday October 22, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Starts at 9:30am)Monday October 23, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am)Tuesday October 24, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am)Wednesday October 25, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am)Thursday October 26, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am)Friday October 27, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Begins at 9:30am)Saturday October 28, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Starts at 9:30am)Sunday October 29, 2017 / 10:00am (Check-In Starts at 9:30am)
An enticing lineup of musicians, an intimate atmosphere and a premium selection of beer, wine and small plates add up to the perfect place to see some jazz in the heart of Silicon Valley. Café Pink House has all these elements in spades, not to mention two stages across which local and national jazz and blues artists play four nights a week. Enjoy some of the sweetest grooves in Saratoga, along with a selection of desserts for purchase at this inviting neighborhood club.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:30pm (Manuel Valera)Monday October 23, 2017 / 7:30pm (Emmet Cohen)Thursday October 26, 2017 / 7:30pm (Aaron Schultz Trio)Friday October 27, 2017 / 7:30pm (Lewis Jordan and Music at Large)Saturday October 28, 2017 / 7:30pm (Nebula)Saturday November 4, 2017 / 7:30pm (Dave Potter Group)Thursday November 9, 2017 / 7:30pm (Razavi/Vichev)Friday November 10, 2017 / 7:30pm (Scared of Spiders)
A clandestine love affair sets the stage for a battle full of fury and anguish in West Bay Opera's production of Norma. The epitome of the bel canto opera style, Vincenzo Bellini's masterpiece has been a vehicle for supremely talented sopranos since its debut in 1831. Set during the Gallic-Roman wars, the story focuses on the awe-inspiring Druid high priestess, whose role demands a strict vow of celibacy. But she's violated that code by falling in love with the leader of the occupying army, and leads a double life to conceal her secret. Don't miss this tragic story brought to life by Bellini's fiery score at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pm
Ibsen's 1882 drama is all too timely as it delves into a political firestorm over poisoned water and the courage it takes to fight it. When Dr. Stockman discovers that the medicinal baths that have made his town a travel destination may in fact be poisoned, he faces off against the mayor -- who also happens to be his brother. As the siblings go head-to-head, political and ethical issues rise to the surface with shocking consequences for everyone. Mountain View's Pear Theatre stages a new production of An Enemy of the People from the recent Broadway revival, adapted by Rebecca Lenkiewicz.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday October 22, 2017 / 2:00pmThursday October 26, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday October 27, 2017 / 8:00pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 8:00pmSunday October 29, 2017 / 2:00pmThursday November 2, 2017 / 8:00pmFriday November 3, 2017 / 8:00pm
Set in a rural Georgia fishing lodge, this award-winning comic farce follows Charlie, an Englishman too shy to engage with other vacationers. Charlie is seemingly rescued by his friend Froggy, who suggests to the others that he's a foreigner who doesn't speak English. But when his cabin-mates begin to unleash a torrent of their deepest secrets and devious -- and possibly dangerous -- scandals to him, Charlie discovers an adventurous streak he never knew he had. Written by Larry Shue (The Nerd), The Foreigner won two Obie Awards and two Outer Critics Circle Awards as Best New American Play and Best Off-Broadway Production. See this play, which is more relevant than ever, at San Jose's Hillbarn Theatre.
Guru Shraddha and Mosaic Silicon Valley present Spark! A Multi-Cultural Artistic Exchange. This event at Cubberley Community Theater in Palo Alto features collaborations between modern contemporary, Odissi, Chinese music, Kuchipudi, Flamenco, Kathak, Folklorico and Indian folk.
Each month, Fremont's Made Up Theatre hosts Genre Play, a fully improvised "movie" based on an audience-suggested title. Each performance is unique, whether it's a nail-biter of a thriller, a sentimental coming-of-age chronicle, an exuberant musical or the twisted plot of a mystery. You decide which direction each night's story will take.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 10:00pmSaturday October 28, 2017 / 10:00pm
Joe List got his start as a comedian in Boston in the year 2000, when the fresh-faced young comic was just weeks out of high school. Since then he's appeared on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, The Artie Lange Show, been a semifinalist on Last Comic Standing, and last year List made his network television debut on the beloved Late Show with David Letterman. He's also performed at some of the industry's finest festivals, including Montreal's Just for Laughs and the Oslo Comedy Festival, as well as released an album of original material called So Far No Good. Now you can laugh along to all of his hilariously deadpan self-deprecation when he headlines Rooster T. Feathers Comedy Club in Sunnyvale.
Saturday October 21, 2017 / 7:00pmSaturday October 21, 2017 / 9:30pm Sunday October 22, 2017 / 7:00pm
Oklahoma! was the first of many successful musicals written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. In 1943, it ran for over 2,200 performances on Broadway. An innovative musical without stars, gags, or chorus girls in flimsy attire, Oklahoma! integrated songs and American style folk dances into a heartfelt story. See this Lyric Theatre production at San Jose City College Theater.
With a theater program that breeds actors for alumni like Shemar Moore and Kurtwood Smith (That '70s Show), you never know what future rising star might take the stage of Santa Clara University's Louis B. Mayer Theatre. For this Fall One-Act Festival, the school's theater students tackle the feat of producing their own one-act plays that they're both directing AND acting in -- Try juggling that on top of your classes and extracurriculars. Be prepared to encounter an eclectic journey of characters and genres at the Fess Parker Studio Theatre.