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The County of Alameda announces the Alameda County Arts Relief Grant Program to assist nonprofit arts and cultural organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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
The Firehouse Arts Center in Pleasanton will offer a livestream concert featuring the Don Campbell Band with a tribute to American singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg at 4:30 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 14.
The pandemic-inspired New Deal Theater will debut its first virtual stage production, “Becoming Eleanor Roosevelt,” at 8 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 19.
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.
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.
Livermore Valley Opera will present a ‘triple treat’ of online concerts between late October and early December, beginning with Gaetano Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love.”
Firehouse Arts Center has teamed up with Kinkead Entertainment to offer a livestream concert with country music’s rising star, Aaron Goodvin.
On Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, the “Best of the Bankhead,” a virtual benefit for Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center, will celebrate the arts and acknowledge all the live entertainment missed as a result of the pandemic.
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.
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.
Coming to the Alameda County Fairgrounds, comedian Iliza Shlesinger is hitting the road with Iliza’s Comedy Tailgate Tour.
The Pleasanton Art League (PAL) is inviting all members (and participants) to submit their art, including photography, depicting ‘the Pleasanton area.’
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.
Albert Einstein famously wrote, “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. So the unknown, the mysterious, is where art and science meet.”
As dark falls upon downtown Pleasanton at the end of October, you’re likely to catch a glimpse of the spooky spirits that call Main Street home.
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…
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) announced a free, virtual concert series that will aim to bolster local artists and businesses alike.
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center (LVPAC) announced that a very generous legacy gift has been received from the estate of longtime patrons — the late Jene and Isabelle Dupzyk.
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.
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 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.
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:
The Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center said this week that it will offer “Summer Art at the Bothwell” day camps for ages 4-17 this summer with limited registration because of current COVID-19 guidelines.
The Dublin City Council has unanimously agreed to proceed with converting the two-story former police services building behind City Hall into a cultural arts center.
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.
Patrons of the Livermore Shakespeare Festival have just a few more days to have their tax-deductible donations matched by an unnamed “Angel Donor.”
Debra Knox, along with all the teachers from Ingram and Brauns Musik Shoppe in Pleasanton, have continued lessons for their students online, due to shelter in place.
Right now, online and streaming apps are filled with musicians, artists, actors, dancers, singers and comedians sharing their talents with others around the world. Ordinarily, the Bankhead Theater and Bothwell Arts Center would be alive with that same artistic energy in live performances, re…
The Pacific Chamber Orchestra will venture into the tango, as interpreted by Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla, with two performances of his “Nuevo tango.”
Grammy-nominated Joan Osborne returns to the Bankhead Theater in Livermore for one performance on Sunday, March 29. The singer/songwriter will be joined by the American indie band “The Weepies.”
Students at Amador Valley and Foothill high schools will present “All Shook Up,” a musical inspired by the music of Elvis Presley, March 13-22, at the Amador Theater in Pleasanton.
“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 …
A new exhibit focusing on how the earth has inspired three California artists opened at the Bankhead Theater Gallery this week and will run through the end of April.
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.
The Chicago-based comedy group, The Second City, will return to the Bankhead Theater in March for a single performance of its all-new revue, “Laughing for All the Wrong Reasons.”