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The Livermore Cultural Arts Council is encouraging anyone with space that could be used for storage to consider donating the “gift of space” to one of its 29 member organizations.

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Nearly two dozen artists from throughout the Tri-Valley will offer handmade and one-of-a-kind gifts at the new “Handmade for the Holidays” Online Art Fair this season, from Friday, Nov. 13 through Dec. 24

Twice in less than a year, The Choir of Man sold every seat in the Bankhead Theater for their engaging, high-energy, foot-stomping performance, pulling pints for audience members in their onstage working pub.

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Harmony Fusion Chorus, a women’s a cappella barbershop show chorus, will hold a virtual open rehearsal from 7-9 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 26, for anyone who is interested in joining the group.

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During the recent Summer Arts Camps at the Bothwell Arts Center, students of artist and art instructor, Thomasin Dewhurst, worked together to create a mural for the horse rescue organization Big Bay Ray.

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Usha Shukla, a professional artist and Pleasanton resident, is one of seven Alameda County artists who will be honored by the Alameda County Arts Commission later this month.

“Everyone has a story to tell,” says Beth Trutner, incoming president of the Livermore Cultural Arts Council, and member organizations are doing what they can to continue telling those stories during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Bankhead Theater was lit up in red Tuesday, joining 1,500 other live-event venues across North America in a show of solidarity with workers from one of the industries hardest hit by shutdowns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cindy Shane must team up with a pizza boy, a space alien, a comic book saleswoman and a talking TV set in order to defeat an evil police chief, his human-controlling nano-robots and the legendary Big Foot in “Death Blood 4: Revenge of the Killer Nano-Robotic Blood Virus,” the fourth installm…

The Livermore Public Library has selected the three-part graphic novel, “March,” which tells the story of the mid-20th century Civil Rights Movement from the perspective of the late congressman John Lewis, for its next Livermore Reads Together community reading program.

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Shelter-in-place has had a huge effect upon our daily life, and the visual arts community is no exception. The joint Livermore Art Association (LAA) and Pleasanton Art League (PAL) programs have been suspended until further notice, in accordance with county requirements. Many artists are try…

The Valley Children’s Museum, which has been closed since shelter-in-place orders were issued in March, will not reopen even after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

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The Livermore-Amador Symphony Guild is honoring Ethan Allen Platt, first president of the Livermore Symphony, with an “Imaginary Non-Concert” to raise funds to purchase sheet music to be stamped with his name. Platt died in May at the age of 102.

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In response to current affairs and to serve as a message of support and acknowledgement, the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) Board of Directors issued the following statement:

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Hope Hospice invites individuals from its local communities to create or donate existing artwork that will be distributed to hospice patients in homes and nursing facilities in the Tri-Valley area and neighboring East Bay cities.

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Shakespeare’s Associates raised more than $110,000 during its “Till it be morrow” campaign, with the help of an unnamed “angel donor,” who matched the first $50,000 in contributions.

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“In approximately two hours you will experience much of what great opera is capable: tragedy and comedy, beautiful music, incredible theater, and a vivid display of human emotions right before your eyes and ears,” said LVO artistic director Erie Mills in explaining the pairing. “Both operas …

Colorful artwork displaying iconic Livermore scenes painted by local artists are paired with historic black and white photos from the Livermore Heritage Guild archives in an exhibit now on display at the Livermore Library Civic Center Branch. Artist Michelle George worked with the Livermore …

Vita Voci, an eight-person vocal ensemble, will take the audience on a musical journey from Elizabethan England to America’s Appalachia in a free concert at the Livermore Civic Center Library, 1188 South Livermore Ave, at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 29.