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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.

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.

“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.

Props for the upcoming Livermore Valley Opera show were moved from their workshop on Pacific Avenue to the rehearsal area in the Bothwell Center. Livermore Valley Opera will offer two, one-hour operas in back-to-back presentations at the Bankhead Theater on Saturday, March 7, and Saturday, M…


The Museum on Main in Pleasanton and the local Uyghur community are partnering to celebrate Uyghur culture and raise awareness of Uyghur community and culture genocide in China.


In a nod to the Rat Pack era of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., the Tap Pack will deliver cool classics with a fresh twist at the Bankhead Theater in downtown Livermore on Friday, March 27.

Sandi Bohner, who’s been involved with the Sunol Repertory Theater for the last 20 years, really enjoys the experience and the fact that the theater raises money for the Sunol Glen Unified School.

“Carried Places,” an exhibit reflecting on what it means to carry memories and images of homes and homeland across continents and generations, will go on display Friday, March 6, at the Harrington Gallery, at the Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton.

Concert pianist Daniel Glover will perform “Concertos Without Orchestra,” a collection of piano solo transcriptions from five well-known concertos from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and early 20th Century periods on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the First Presbyterian Church, 2020 Fifth St., in L…

The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center will debut a new film series, “Great Art on Screen,” at the Bankhead Theater in March, featuring documentaries about legendary art and artists.

The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has added a second performance for Broadway star and Disney legend Lea Salonga at the Bankhead Theater this spring.

Award-winning Broadway star and recording artist David Burnham will celebrate—through stories and songs— the career of Sir Tom Jones, one of the most electrifying performers and iconic voices of the past five decades.

At the center of every circus rests a 42-foot ring full of thrills, laughs and excitement, and in its new show, “42FT: A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels,” the inventive American circus troupe Cirque Mechanics invites audiences to “Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls” to the w…

Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center has also announced the Bankhead summer music schedule, including local favorite Keiko Matsui, who will make her eighth appearance at the Bankhead Theater in August. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

“A Cappella Live!” – which brings together the vocal harmonies of four award-winning ensembles in the classic model of a Motown Revue – will be presented at Livermore’s Bankhead Theater on Wednesday, Feb. 5, for one performance only.

The Livermore School of Dance Jazz Company will present “World of Imagination,” a dance revue directed by Liz Roberts that combines jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, contemporary lyrical and musical theater, at the Bankhead Theater on Saturday, Feb. 15.


After months of cement-colored skies looming over leafless trees, it feels like it’s time to take a sun-soaked vacation — say, to Greece. Roundtrip airfare? $1,800. Gleaming white villa with cobalt trim? $250. ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits double album? $25.