A Selection of Cultural Events
in the San Francisco Bay area


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(Note: I do not list expensive events here. Most of these are free or very cheap).

2018


Till May 26 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Home and Abroad
Till Mar 24 @ Yerba Buena center for the Arts: triennial Bay Area Now 8 including Carrie Hott, Sadie Barnette, David Bayus, Sita Bhaumik, Sofia Cordova, Caleb Duarte, Josh Faught, Nicki Green, Porpentine Charity Heartscape, Jamil Hellu, Constance Hockaday, Rhonda Holberton, Sahar Khoury, Charlie Leese, Woody De Othello, Marcela Pardo Ariza, Taravat Talepasand, Cate White and Andrew Wilson, Darell Fields, Hyphae Design Laboratory, modem, Nemestudio, Stamen Design and Urban Works Agency.
December 10 - Stanford: Mauro Fortissimo (Kinetic Artist), Helen Blau (Stanford/ Biology), Hirohisa Tanaka (Stanford/ SLAC) Michal Kosinski (Stanford Graduate School of Business) www.lasertalks.com
Dec 1-5 @ St John's in Berkeley: Shostakovich's string quartets
Nov 28 @ Manylabs: Massey Burke on " Buildings That Reverse Climate Change" https://www.meetup.com/ClimateEvents/events/256006670/
Nov 23 & 25 @ Davies Hall: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony https://www.sfsymphony.org/Buy-Tickets/2018-19/MTT-Conducts-Beethoven-Ninth
November 13 - USF: Laura Splan (Media Artist), Alex Reben (Inventor and Artist), Ellen Peel (SFSU/ Literature), Dasha Ortenberg (Architect) www.lasertalks.com
Nov 17 @ Cowell Theater: Reclaiming the Future with * Catarina Fake, flickr founder * Saul Perlmutter, cosmologist, Nobel laureate * Alison Gopnik, author "The Philosophical Baby" * Linda Avey, co-founder 23andMe * Rachel Thomas, founder fast.ai * JD Beltran, San Francisco arts commission * Katia Vega, computer scientist, artist * Alex Reben, artist, roboticist * Chris Kerich, artist/game designer * Aza Raskin, co-founder Center for Humane Technology * Paolo Cirio, hacker/artist, Ars Electronica Golden Nica * Kal Spelletich, artist - https://www.reclaimingthefuture.xyz
Nov 15 @ Marin JCC: UC Berkeley anthropologist Julie Hui on "Intelligence in Context: Animal Intelligence and What it Means for Humans " http://wonderfest.org
Nov 15 @ Werqwise: "Reclaiming Our Minds" with Rosanna Guadagno, David Perlman, Joseph Wielgosz, Andrew Murray Dunn https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reclaiming-our-minds-social-media-the-attention-economy-tickets-51649646483
Nov 10 @ Zellerbach Hall: Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra http://calperformances.org/performances/2018-19/chamber-orchestra/daniel-barenboim-and-the-west-eastern-divan-orchestra.php
Nov 8-10 @ Davies Hall: Bartok's Miraculous Mandarin https://www.sfsymphony.org/
Nov 7 - Mar 3 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Dimensionism - Modern Art in the Age of Einstein https://bampfa.org/program/dimensionism-modern-art-age-einstein
Nov 7 @ Mills College: Meredith Monk's lecture and performance http://musicnow.mills.edu
Nov 5-6 @ Stanford: Positive Peace Conference https://positivepeace2018.splashthat.com
Nov 3 @ Fort Mason Pier 2: CODAME Intersections http://codame.com/events/intersections
Nov 3 @ Fort Mason Pier 2: Leonardo Convening, celebrating Leonardo ISAST's 50th anniversary https://www.leonardo.info/convening
Nov 1 @ WeWork City Center: Biological Sequestration. https://www.meetup.com/ClimateEvents/events/254896554/
Till Mar 24 @ Yerba Buena center for the Arts: triennial Bay Area Now 8 including Carrie Hott, Sadie Barnette, David Bayus, Sita Bhaumik, Sofia Cordova, Caleb Duarte, Josh Faught, Nicki Green, Porpentine Charity Heartscape, Jamil Hellu, Constance Hockaday, Rhonda Holberton, Sahar Khoury, Charlie Leese, Woody De Othello, Marcela Pardo Ariza, Taravat Talepasand, Cate White and Andrew Wilson, Darell Fields, Hyphae Design Laboratory, modem, Nemestudio, Stamen Design and Urban Works Agency.
Oct 27-28 @ 1426 Minnesota Street: Niki Ulehla's ebony puppets, Russian Byzantine icon painting, etc
Oct 26 - Nov 3 @ Various: Bay Area Science Festival www.bayareasciencefestival.org
Oct 25–28 @ Pacific Film Archives: Agnieszka Holland
Oct 25 @ Center for New Music: Closing reception of "Inventions from The Maze and The Machine," by Daniel Schmidt and Paul Dresher www.centerfornewmusic.com
Oct 25 @ Fox Theater: Pat Metheny
October 23 - UC Santa Cruz: Peter Weiss-Penzias, A. M. Darke, Angus Forbes, Susan Schwartz (Chaired by John Weber)
Oct 19-21 @ Dance Mission Theater: MESH by Kinetech Arts https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mesh-by-kinetech-arts-tickets-49547341432?aff=mcivte&mc_eid=b6e0ab4942&mc_cid=8ac5e9dc5a
Oct 19 @ Stanford Sapp Center Auditorium: The Chemistry of Art with Curtis Frank, Debra Fox, Katherine Van Kirk, Paul DeMarinis, Fabio Barry, and Emanuele Lugli https://art.stanford.edu/events/chemistry-art
Oct 18 @ HanaHaus: Wallace Marshall on "Xtreme Cell Biology" (Cafe Scientifique)
October 17 - San Jose State University: Scott Shaffer, Laura Splan, Maya Ackerman, Sophia Wang (chaired by Craig Hobbs of CADRE)
Oct 15 @ Center for New Music: Pamela Z's music for gesturally controlled electronics and voice www.centerfornewmusic.com
Oct 14 @ Center for New Music: Shamisen player Hidejiro Honjoh www.centerfornewmusic.com
Oct 12 @ Center for New Music: Improvised Painting from Live Music & Improvised Music from Visual Compositions (Tomas Dimuzio, Cheryl Leonard, etc) www.centerfornewmusic.com
Oct 11 - Feb 28 @ Residence de France: "Stitching and Weaving in the Digital Age"
Oct 11 - Stanford: Fabio Barry (Stanford/ Art History), Hughen/Starkweather (Visual Artists), David McConville (Buckminster Fuller Institute), Carrie Partch (Stanford/ Biochemistry) www.lasertalks.com
Oct 11 @ ODC: Pamela Z's "Echo" https://odc.dance/echo
Oct 10 @ Center for New Music: Tetuzi Akiyama's "infinite boogie" www.centerfornewmusic.com
Oct 7 @ Center for New Music: Frederic Rzewski's monumental "The People United Will Never Be Defeated" www.centerfornewmusic.com
Oct 6 @ First Congregational Church: Mozart's church music
Oct 5 @ Herbst Theater: Mozart's church music
Oct 4 @ Cantor Arts Center: Durer's Knots
Oct 3 - May 26 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Contemporary Tibetan Artists at Home and Abroad
Oct 3 @ Stanford Bing: Mozart's church music
Oct 3-30 @ Davies Hall: Puccini's "Tosca" https://sfopera.com/1819season/tosca/
Sep 30 @ Berkeley Greek Theatre: Yo-Yo Ma performing the Bach Suites http://calperformances.org/performances/2018-19/special-events/yo-yo-ma-cello-the-complete-bach-suites.php
Sep 29 @ Artists Television Access: Kal Spelletich's noise machine www.atasite.org
Sep 28 @ Herbst Theater: Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat
Sep 27-30 @ Davies Hall: Stravinsky's Petrushka & Rite of Spring https://www.sfsymphony.org/
Sep 25 @ Stanford Law School: a special evening on ethics and new technologies (biotech, internet, A.I....): Hank Greely (Director of the Stanford Center for Law and the Biosciences), Irina Raicu (Santa Clara University/ Director of the Internet Ethics Program), Margaret Levi (Director of the Stanford Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences), etc www.lasertalks.com
Sep 24 @ Stanford Faculty Club: Microbiome Symposium https://med.stanford.edu/gbsc/conferences/MicrobiomeSymposium2018.html
Sep 21-23 @ Davies Hall: Stravinsky's Firebird https://www.sfsymphony.org/
Sep 21-22 @ Recology: works by Bonanza, Kari Orvik, Rabbit Garcia, and Hughen/Starkweather
Sep 21 @ Old First Church: clarinetist Beth Custer, didgeridoo player Stephen Kent and hachi flutist Cornelius Boots
Sep 20 @ HanaHaus: Irving Weissman on Stem Cell Biology, Regenerative Medicine and Immunotherapy (Cafe Scientifique)
Sep 14-15 @ The Midway: "Fury", immersive concert experience, with music by Kristina Dutton and dance
Sep 13-16 @ Davies Symphone Hall: Ravel's Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
Sep 13-15 @ Stanford Green Library (Bender Room): three-day conference in the European Union's Digital Research Infrastructure for Arts and Humanities (DARIAH) https://www.dariah.eu/2018/05/31/dariah-beyond-europe-stanford-conference-on-sustainable-infrastructures-for-digital-arts-humanities/
Sep 11 @ USF: John Bischoff (Mills College/ Composer), Meredith Drum (Media Artist), Clair Brown (UC Berkeley), www.lasertalks.com
Sep 11 @ Palo Alto: photographer Robert Buelteman https://www.eventbrite.com/e/artist-explorer-guest-speaker-robert-buelteman-life-examined-the-explorations-of-robert-buelteman-tickets-48420337533?aff=ebdssbdestsearch#tickets
Sep 11 @ Y Combinator in San Francisco: "Climate Tech Entrepreneurs " organized by Manylabs and Y Combinator https://www.meetup.com/ClimateEvents/events/253654086/
Sep 7 @ Yerba Buena center for the Arts: opening party for the triennial Bay Area Now 8 including Carrie Hott, Sadie Barnette, David Bayus, Sita Bhaumik, Sofia Cordova, Caleb Duarte, Josh Faught, Nicki Green, Porpentine Charity Heartscape, Jamil Hellu, Constance Hockaday, Rhonda Holberton, Sahar Khoury, Charlie Leese, Woody De Othello, Marcela Pardo Ariza, Taravat Talepasand, Cate White and Andrew Wilson, Darell Fields, Hyphae Design Laboratory, modem, Nemestudio, Stamen Design and Urban Works Agency.
Aug 30 @ Verdi Club: Comedian-scientist Tim X Lee presents an exploration of climate change, Taking Heat http://wonderfest.org
Aug 29 - Nov 28 @ Pacific Film Archives: lectures on Ingmar Bergman’s cinema https://bampfa.org/program/focus-ingmar-bergman
Aug 28 @ Cafe Borrone: Nora Raggio exhibition reception https://www.cafeborrone.com
Aug 26 @ Berkeley Art Museum: performance by Maggi Payne and Laetitia Sonami
Aug 25-26 @ Djerassi: Ian Winters' installation https://www.ianwinters.com/summer-winter-spring/
Aug 23 @ Mission Bay Conference Center: Simulation live event featuring Jason Silva organized by Allen Saakyan
Aug 20 - Sep 30 @ Cafe Borrone: Nora Raggio exhibition https://www.cafeborrone.com
Aug 18 @ CounterPulse: Kinetech Arts' 5th anniversary party https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kinetech-arts-5th-anniversary-party-tickets-48214055538
Aug 18 @ Mount Tamalpais State Park: UC Berkeley astrophysicist Eliot Quataert presents How the Universe Went from Smooth to Lumpy http://wonderfest.org
Aug 10-12 @ Fort Mason: Zaccho Dance Theater
Aug 4-30 @ Pacific Film Archives: Andrei Tarkovsky: Sculpting In Time https://bampfa.org/program/andrei-tarkovsky-sculpting-time
Aug 6 @ Stanford: Li Jiang (Stanford/ Robotics), Stephanie Brown (Univ of San Francisco) , David Stork (Rambus Labs) www.lasertalks.com
Till Aug 31 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Michelangelo Antonioni retrospective https://bampfa.org/program/michelangelo-antonioni
Aug 3 @ Werqwise: neuroscientist David Eagleman https://www.eventbrite.com/e/simulation-featuring-dr-david-eagleman-tickets-48405932447
Jul 29 @ Alameda Free Library: Wonderfest presents UC Berkeley physicist Norman Yao on Quantum Computers: Where We Are and Where We're Headed"
Jul 26-29 @ Gray Area: Gray Area Festival http://grayareafestival.io/
Jul 21 @ Center for New Music: Mauro ffortissimo and Dean Mermell www.centerfornewmusic.com
Jul 20 @ Montalvo: Free festival of poetry, performance, soundworks, installation art, and participatory art-making "We the People" https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZFDQLDV?campaignID=276925&patronID=773118076&linkNum=5&memberID=9fc0fdd79f6183b019bceaedb420fc81
Jul 20–Aug 19 @ Berkeley Pacific Film Archives: Ingmar Bergman's movies
Jul 19 @ Center for New Music: Hans Otte’s Book of Sounds www.centerfornewmusic.com
Jul 7 @ San Francisco Botanical Garden: Piano Extravaganza, simultaneous performances at all 12 pianos of Flower Piano https://www.sfbotanicalgarden.org/flowerpiano/
Jul 5-16 @ San Francisco Botanical Garden: Flower Piano, 12 pianos in the gardens https://www.sfbotanicalgarden.org/flowerpiano/
Till Jul 29 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum: Contraption show with Bernie Lubell's "Theory of Entanglement" and much more https://www.thecjm.org/exhibitions/100
Till Aug 31 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Michelangelo Antonioni retrospective https://bampfa.org/program/michelangelo-antonioni
Jun 28-30 @ Davies Hall: Mahler's Symphony 3
Jun 26 @ Y Combinator in San Francisco: Manylabs' event on carbontech https://www.meetup.com/ClimateEvents/events/251038836/
Jun 21-24 @ Davies Hall: Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto 3 & Sibelius' Symphonies 6 and 7
Jun 21 @ Chapel of Chimes: Garden of Memory http://www.gardenofmemory.com/
Jun 19 @ Kinetech Arts @ XLab/Oath in Sunnyvale: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/xlaboath-featuring-kinetech-arts-tickets-46729714835
Jun 15 - Aug 31 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Michelangelo Antonioni retrospective https://bampfa.org/program/michelangelo-antonioni
Jun 14-17 @ Davies Hall: Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Jun 14 @ Stanford: Geri Migielicz (Stanford Communications Dept) on "The Future of Journalism is Visual - Nothing Else is Certain", Reza Zadeh (Stanford Institute for Computational Mathematics) on "Computer Vision Made Simple", Adriana Manago (UC Santa Cruz) on "Millennials go Online to Build their Offline Lives", Patricia Lange (California College of the Arts) on "Is Ranting Ever a Good Idea?" www.lasertalks.com
Jun 10 @ Center for New Music: Rova Saxophone Quartet's Tribute to Cecil Taylor www.centerfornewmusic.com
Jun 7-9 @ Davies Hall: Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto and Scriabin's Poem of Ecstasy
June 7 @ Midway: Panel on "When AI makes it, is it still Art?" with Piero Scaruffi, philosopher John Campbell, robot inventor Alex Reben and artist Meredith Tromble during Codame's art+tech festival https://festival.codame.com
June 4-7 @ Midway: Codame's art+tech festival https://festival.codame.com
Jun 1-2 @ Kala Art Institute: Hae Voces (Majel Connery and Kristina Dutton) performing a piece based on Rapoport's computer mediated "audience participation performances" Objects On My Dresser (1979)
Till Jul 29 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum: Contraption show with Bernie Lubell's "Theory of Entanglement" and much more https://www.thecjm.org/exhibitions/100
May 31 @ Davies Hall: Tchaikovsky's Symphony 2
May 31 - Jun 8 @ Stanford (corner of Lomita Dr and Campus Dr): The Frankenstein GRID http://frankensteingrid.com/
May 22 @ Stanford: Apocalyptic A.I. https://religiousstudies.stanford.edu/events/garfield-forum
May 22 @ Herbst Theater: The San Francisco Girls Chorus will perform a new, commissioned choral work for 300 voices by composer-in-residence Pamela Z
May 19 @ UC Santa Cruz Arboretum and Botanic Garden: Newton & Helen Harrison's Future Garden for the Central Coast of California
May 17 @ Davies Hall: Bach & Tchaikovsky
May 13 @ Legion of Honor: Shostakovish's String Quartet 6, Brahms' String Sextet 2
May 7 @ Kepler's in Menlo Park: Carlo Rovelli and Kishore Hari https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carlo-rovelli-with-kishore-hari-tickets-42799565653
May 6 @ Davies Hall: Dvorak's String Quartet 10, etc
May 3-5 @ Davies Hall: Brahms' Violin Concerto
Till Jul 29 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum: Contraption show with Bernie Lubell's "Theory of Entanglement" and much more https://www.thecjm.org/exhibitions/100
Apr 27 @ Montalvo: Scientists from the SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) Institute and artists from the SETI Artists in Residence (AIR) discuss life in the universe (sound artist Felipe Perez Santiago, SETI Institute's president Bill Diamond, visual artist Charles Lindsay; SETI Institute's Jill Tarter; SETI's artist in residence Jen Bervin; Montalvo's curator Donna Conwell) http://montalvoarts.org/events/open_access_0418/evite/
Apr 26-29 @ Davies Hall: Holst's Planets
Apr 22-28 @ Stanford and other Peninsula locations: Taste of Science Festival https://tasteofscience.org/peninsula
Apr 21 @ Mt Tamalpais: UC Berkeley physicist Alex Filippenko on "A Universe of Universes?" http://wonderfest.org
Apr 19-22 @ Stanford: Frankenstein@200 Conference http://med.stanford.edu/medicineandthemuse/events/HHC2018_FrankensteinAt200/2018HHC-schedule.html
Apr 19 @ Davies Hall: Debussy and Ravel
Apr 17 @ Stanford: Ken Goldberg on "Is AI the New Frankenstein?"
Apr 16 @ Berkeley Art Museum: activist Angela Davis http://atc.berkeley.edu/
Apr 15 @ Davies Hall: Bartok's Sonata for two pianos & percussion
Apr 12-14 @ Davies Hall: Beethoven's Piano Concerto 3
Apr 10 @ Stanford: Carrie Hott (Media Artist), Catherine Chalmers (Artist & Filmmaker), Janine Zacharia (Stanford/ Communication)
Apr 10-11 @ SFSU: International Conference on Quanta and Mind http://csli-cec.stanford.edu/events.html
Apr 9 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Ian Cheng Artist http://atc.berkeley.edu/
Apr 8 @ Alameda Public Library: NASA astrobiologist Lynn Rothschild on "Is There a Universal Biology?"
Apr 7 @ UC Santa Cruz: Janet Cardiff and Georges Bures Miller's "Forest (for a thousand years)"
Apr 7 @ Stanford CCRMA: California Electronic Music Exchange Concerts (CEMEC) http://event.stanford.edu/events/766/76667/
Apr 6-8 @ Stanford: "Reactions to the Record" symposium https://web.stanford.edu/dept/music/Events/StanfordMusicSymposium/2018/index2018.html
Mar 31 @ Community Music Center: The Lightbulb Ensemble performing new works for gamelan-based instruments
Mar 28 - Apr 8 @ Exploratorium: Bernie Lubell's interactive inflatable Aspirations https://www.exploratorium.edu/visit/calendar/aspirations-03-27-to-04-08-2018
Mar 23-24 @ Stanford SLAC: Life Art Science Tech festival (A.I., V.R., Biotech, Wearables, Robots, Blockchain, etc + 20 art installations + performances + workshops)
Mar 22-24 @ Davies Hall: Mahler's Symphony 5
Mar 22 @ Montalvo: Open Air Electronica performance by Nicole Lizee and Ben Reimer http://montalvoarts.org/events/open_access_0318/evite/
Mar 19 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Irena Haiduk http://atc.berkeley.edu/
Mar 11 @ Davies Hall: Beethoven's Symphony 6
March 6 @ USF: Neeraj Sonalkar (Stanford/ Design), Carlo Sequin (UC Berkeley/ Computer Science), Rosanna Guadagno (Stanford/ Peace Innovation Lab), Paul Dresher (Composer)
Mar 16-May 6 @ Berkeley Pacific Film Archives: Bergman 100: The Early Years
Mar 1 @ Davies Hall: Shostakovic's Violin Concerto 2
Till Jul 29 @ Contemporary Jewish Museum: Contraption show with Bernie Lubell's "Theory of Entanglement" and much more https://www.thecjm.org/exhibitions/100
Feb 28 @ Stanford: Samantha Power, former US ambassador to the UN https://ethicsinsociety.stanford.edu/events/samantha-power-tanner-lectures-human-values-lecture-1
Feb 22-24 @ CIIS: Wisdom 2.0 Conference http://www.wisdom2summit.com
Feb 24 @ Davies Hall: Chinese New Year Concert
Feb 23-24 @ Gray Area: Robert Rich's Sleep Concert in San Francisco https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robert-richs-sleep-concert-in-collaboration-with-flow-kana-gray-area-tickets-42448605923
Feb 23 @ Stanford: Making the World Go 'Round: How Urbano Monte Created his Map of 1587 http://events.stanford.edu/events/747/74785/
Feb 22 @ Stanford: Europe: The Final Countdown? http://events.stanford.edu/events/742/74201
Feb 22 @ Xerox PARC: The state of A.I. with cultural historian Piero Scaruffi, computational creativity scholar Maya Ackerman, Silicon Valley Robotic Association's director Andra Keay, and Xerox PARC's CEO Tolga Kurtoglu
Feb 21 @ Stanford: Media Politics in China https://events.stanford.edu/events/749/74991/
Feb 20 @ Stanford: Tim Wu on The Curse of Bigness Revisited http://events.stanford.edu/events/707/70719
Feb 20 @ Box: planetary scientist Pascal Lee on Mission: Mars http://wonderfest.org/mission-mars-feb-20/
Feb 18 @ Center for New Music: Music by Muto Infintas, Cloudseeding, Oliveros, Lucier www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 17 @ Center for New Music: All-female group Hubbard Quartet performing a program of all female composers www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 17 @ Alameda Free Library: Robert Siegel on "The Secret Life of Viruses"
Feb 16 @ Stanford: Innovation and Knowledge in Catch-up/Post Catch-up Korea https://events.stanford.edu/events/746/74681/
Feb 16 @ Montalvo: SETI Artist in Residence Dario Robleto in conversation with Jamie Drew, Chief of Staff and Program Director of Breakthrough Initiatives, http://montalvoarts.org
Feb 16 @ Center for New Music: Cellista & Peter Colclasure www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 15 @ Herbst Theatre: Deepak Chopra on "The Healing Self"
Feb 15 @ Stanford: Qifeng Chen (Intel Labs/ Artificial Intelligence) , Audrey Shafer (Stanford Univ/ Medicine and the Muse) , Robert Buelteman (Photographer) , Carlo Sequin (UC Berkeley/ Computer Science
Feb 15 @ Stanford: Usha Iyer on "Dance Musicalization: A Choreomusicological Approach to Hindi Film Dance and Music" http://event.stanford.edu/events/734/73443/
Feb 14 @ UC Berkeley: Sandy Huang (UC Berkeley/ A.I.), David McConville (Buckminster Fuller Institute), Mikey Siegel (Consciousness Technologist), Caroline Sinders (Buzzfeed)
Feb 12 @ Stanford: Symposium on "Technology innovation and human genomics" http://event.stanford.edu/events/740/74089/
Feb 11 @ Center for New Music: Swiss composer-performer Marcel Zaes' Pulsations [Bitumen] www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 10 @ Center for New Music: Los Angeles composers Ian Dicke and Alexander Elliott Miller showcasing large multimedia works www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 10 @ Stanford: Beethoven's quartets https://continuingstudies.stanford.edu/events/calendar
Feb 9 @ Center for New Music: Brent Miller's 40th Birthday Celebration Concert! www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 9 - Apr 22 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Sergei Eisenstein retrospective
Feb 8-10 @ Davies Hall: Beethoven's Emperor Concerto
Feb 8 @ UCSC Sesnon Gallery: Spoken/Unspoken with Ruth-Marion Baruch, Laura Kina, Hung Liu, Yolanda Lopez, Irene Lusztig, Yoko Ono, Jo Hanson, Irene Carvajal
Feb 8 @ Aduro Biotech: Tania Lombrozo on "The Human Drive to Explain" http://wonderfest.org/the-human-drive-to-explain-feb-8/
Feb 8 @ Center for New Music: New York-based, all-women contemporary classical music ensemble The Nouveau Classical Project (NCP) www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 7 @ Center for New Music: Phillip Greenlief (reeds) and Claudia La Rocco (text, voice) with dance artist Jmy James Kidd and multi-instrumentalist Tara Jane Oneil www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 5 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Nicholas Negroponte on "Connectivity as Human Right" http://atc.berkeley.edu/
Feb 5 @ Stanford: Samuel Bowles on "The Moral Economy: Why Good Incentives are No Substitute for Good Citizens " http://event.stanford.edu/events/703/70351/
Feb 3 @ Center for New Music: Thomas Dimuzio and Matt Waters www.centerfornewmusic.com
Feb 1 @ CIIS: Where Are You From? with Minal Hajratwala http://www.ciis.edu/public-programs-and-performances
Feb 1 @ Stanford: "Religious and Ethical Dimensions of Artificial Intelligence" with Tenzin Priyadarshi http://event.stanford.edu/events/740/74057/
Feb 1 @ Stanford: "The Stanford Peace Innovation Lab" with Mark Nelson and Margarita Quihuis http://event.stanford.edu/events/741/74129/
Till Feb 24 @ California College of the Arts: "Mechanisms", including work by Zarouhie Abdalian, Terry Atkinson, Lutz Bacher, Eva Barto, Neil Beloufa, Patricia L Boyd, Jay DeFeo, Trisha Donnelly, Harun Farocki, Richard Hamilton, Aaron Flint Jamison, Jacob Kassay, Garry Neill Kennedy, Louise Lawler, Park McArthur, Jean-Luc Moulene, Charlotte Posenenske, Cameron Rowland, Danh Vo, etc
Jan 31 @ CIIS: So You Want to Talk About Race with Ijeoma Oluo http://www.ciis.edu/public-programs-and-performances
Jan 31 @ Stanford MediaX: Children and AI http://mediax.stanford.edu/events/creating-ai-conversations-panel-series-children-and-ai
Jan 29 @ Davies Hall: Stravinsky's Petrouchka
Jan 29 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Kris Paulsen Associate ... http://atc.berkeley.edu/
Jan 26-27 @ Minnesota St Projects: Ian Winters' time lapse performance-film "Summer, Winter, Spring" with live performances with choreographers Daiane Lopes da Silva (Kinetech Arts), Paige Starling Sorvillo (Blindsight), Mary Armentrout (Milkbar) and composers Heather Frasch and Evelyn Ficarra
Jan 26-27 @ Stanford: CCRMA Winter Concerts https://events.stanford.edu/events/737/73777/
Jan 26-27 @ Recology: Rodney Ewing, Beth Krebs and Ciaran Freeman http://recologyartistinresidenceprogram.cmail19.com/t/r-l-jrihhdhd-kdddddkrtr-r/
Jan 26-27 @ Z Space: Dresher Ensemble Electro-Acoustic Band premieres Ned Rothenberg's "Beyond C"
Jan 25 - Feb 15 @ Stanford: Classics of Soviet Cinema, 1927 - 1938 http://event.stanford.edu/events/733/73313/
Jan 24 @ Gateway Theater: Eureka Comedy Show in "The Singularity is coming"
Jan 24 @ Kepler's: Michael Shermer on mortality from Dante to singularists
Jan 23 @ Stanford: The documentary "FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement" followed by panel discussion http://event.stanford.edu/events/736/73605/
Jan 23 @ UC Santa Cruz: Art talk with Amy Franceschini http://ias.ucsc.edu/events
Jan 19 @ Cantor Museum: Margy Kinmonth's documentary on the Russian avantgarde
Jan 18 @ Xerox PARC: "Having Natural Conversations with our Things" with Ron Kaplan, Cathy Pearl, Abi Jones, Kyle Dent
Jan 17 @ CIIS: How Counterculture Built Silicon Valley: Leslie Berlin and Mitch Altman http://www.ciis.edu/public-programs-and-performances
Jan 12 @ CIIS: J. Scott Turner on "Evolution & Cognition" http://microbes-mind.net/scott-turner/
Jan 17 - Apr 25 @ Berkeley Art Museum: Lecture series on Eisenstein and His Contemporaries
Jan 13 @ Minnesota St Projects: Ian Winters' time lapse performance-film "Summer, Winter, Spring"
Jan 12-14 @ Palace of Fine Arts: Untitled art fair https://untitledartfairs.com/san-francisco
Jan 11 @ Davies Hall: Schoenberg's Piano Concerto, Mozart's Piano Concerto 14
Jan 9 @ USF: Tenth anniversary of the Leonardo Art Science Evening Rendezvous (L.A.S.E.R.) series www.lasertalks.com
Till Feb 24 @ California College of the Arts: "Mechanisms", including work by Zarouhie Abdalian, Terry Atkinson, Lutz Bacher, Eva Barto, Neil Beloufa, Patricia L Boyd, Jay DeFeo, Trisha Donnelly, Harun Farocki, Richard Hamilton, Aaron Flint Jamison, Jacob Kassay, Garry Neill Kennedy, Louise Lawler, Park McArthur, Jean-Luc Moulene, Charlotte Posenenske, Cameron Rowland, Danh Vo, etc


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