Events on Wednesday, October 31

A Conversation with Wendell Berry

Performing Arts: Discussion

A Conversation with Wendell Berry

Wednesday 10/31 @ Zellerbach Hall

Wendell Berry writes and lives at Lane's Landing, a 125-acre homestead near Port Royal, Kentucky (memorialized in his eight novels and... 

Ghost Walk at City Hall

City Gems: Guided Tour

Ghost Walk at City Hall

Wednesday 10/31 @ City Hall

The old sailors knew it and they drank themselves scuzzy if only to forget it briefly: one woman one man and... 

Wattis Small Talk with Glen Helfand

Art: Discussion

Wattis Small Talk with Glen Helfand

Wednesday 10/31 @ California College of the Arts

 Glen Helfand is a San Francisco-based educator, critic, and curator, and a faculty member of CCA's graduate programs in Fine Arts and... 

Ongoing Events

Jenny Chapman and Mark Reigelman: <em>Manifest Destiny!</em>

Art: Installation

Jenny Chapman and Mark Reigelman

Wednesday 10/31 @ Hotel des Arts

Jenny Chapman and Mark Reigelman's Manifest Destiny! is a temporary rustic cabin occupying one of the last remaining unclaimed spaces of... 

<em>Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance</em>


Rudolf Nureyev: A Life in Dance

Wednesday 10/31 @ de Young Museum

This special exhibition is dedicated to the life and work of the legendary dancer and choreographer Rudolf Nureyev (1938–1993). It will... 

<em>The 1968 Exhibit</em>

Art: Multimedia

The 1968 Exhibit

Wednesday 10/31 @ Oakland Museum of California

1968: The year the Tet Offensive and the My Lai Massacre shook public opinion on the ongoing, endless Vietnam War. The... 

<em>Fiber Futures: Japan's Textile Pioneers</em>


Fiber Futures: Japan's Textile Pioneers

Wednesday 10/31 @ Museum of Craft and Folk Art

Sponsored by the Museum of Craft and Folk Art and spanning the gap between industry and art, Future Fibers: Japan's Textile... 

Eastern Addition Pop-Up


Eastern Addition Pop-Up

Wednesday 10/31 @ Vinyl Cafe

With your pledge, the Eastern Addition will produce a dinner series that will explore a different regional Asian specialty each month.... 

Bay Area Science Festival


Bay Area Science Festival

Wednesday 10/31 @ Various

Fortuitous conjunctions can prove serendipitous as every astrologer knows, but how about the strange admixture of Halloween and science? Truth be... 

Ken and Melanie Light: <em>Valley of Shadows and Dreams</em>

Art: Photography

Ken and Melanie Light

Wednesday 10/31 @ Oakland Museum of California

Featuring 31 black-and-white photographs-on view for the first time in a museum, Ken and Melanie Light: Valley of Shadows and Dreams... 

2012 ZERO1 Biennial: Seeking Silicon Valley

Conference: Tech

2012 ZERO1 Biennial

Wednesday 10/31 @ Various locations

Silicon Valley has its heritage in a garage, what with Bill Hewlett and David Packard birthing the modern Silicon Valley with... 

Shocktoberfest 13: The Bride of Death

Performing Arts

Shocktoberfest 13

Wednesday 10/31 @ The Hypnodrome Theatre

In the late 1800s, le Théâtre du Grand Guignol took Paris by storm. The tiny venue, located in an old chapel,... 

Peralta Junction Pop-Up Creative Commons

Special Event

Peralta Junction Pop-Up

Wednesday 10/31 @ Peralta Junction

Like a great traveling carnival, the Peralta Junction Project has come to roost for three months in a 24,000-square-foot vacant lot... 

When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes


When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes

Wednesday 10/31 @ California College of the Arts

The legendary exhibition Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form, presented in 1969 at Kunsthalle Bern, Germany, has been exhaustively...