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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.

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…

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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.

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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.