The Arts

Upcoming event

Body Music: An Interactive Lecture and Demonstration by Keith Terry

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Mon, Aug 31 2015 - 6:00pm

Keith Terry, Percussionist; Rhythm Dancer; Educator

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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Death With Interruptions

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Fri, Aug 28 2015 - 6:00pm

Thomas Laqueur, Librettist; Helen Fawcett History Professor, UC Berkeley
Nikki Einfeld, Soprano
Leighton Fong, Cellist

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

Past event

Orchestra Music Grown Locally

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Tue, Aug 25 2015 - 6:00pm

Michael Morgan, Music Director, Oakland Symphony and Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra; Artistic Director, Festival Opera, Walnut Creek
David Conte, Composer
Mason Bates, Composer
Gabriela Frank, Composer  Read more »

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Vox Mundi: Sound and Voice

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Fri, Aug 21 2015 - 6:00pm

Silvia Nakkach, Award-Winning Composer; Former Psychotherapist; Faculty Member, California Institute of Integral Studies; Founder and Artistic Director, Vox Mundi
Val Serrant, Traditional Drum and Steel Drum Performer; Vocalist; Caribbean Arts Lecturer, U.C. Berkeley

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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Nicholas McGegan: Baroque Music Matters

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Fri, Aug 14 2015 - 1:00pm

Nicholas McGegan, Music Director, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra; Conductor
In conversation with Kate van Orden, Professor of Music, Harvard University

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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Cracking the Music Ceiling: Why Women Matter

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Fri, Aug 7 2015 - 12:00pm

Lisa Bielawa, Music Composer; Vocalist, Philip Glass Ensemble; Artistic Director, SF Girls Chorus

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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A Beacon for Jazz

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Mon, Aug 3 2015 - 12:00pm

Sonny Buxton, Broadcaster; Musician; Impresario; Educator

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation.

A beacon for jazz since the 1960s, KCSM Jazz 91’s Sonny Buxton has been a spokesperson for how and why music matters throughout his career as a musician, nightclub impresario, talk show host, jazz historian, archivist and advocate. Read more »

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Out of Sight: LA Art in the '60s

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Fri, May 1 2015 - 12:00pm

William Hackman, Journalist; Former Managing Editor, J. Paul Getty Trust; Author, Out of Sight: The Los Angeles Art Scene of the Sixties
In conversation with Patricia Albers, Journalist, Author, Joan Mitchell: Lady Painter and Shadows, Fire, Snow: The Life of Tina Modotti Read more »

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Roads of Arabia

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Fri, Jan 16 2015 - 12:00pm

Dany Chan, Assistant Curator for Exhibition Projects, Asian Art Museum Read more »

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