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A Christmas Carol

Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Victorian author Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella has been retold year after year on stage and screen, adapted by everyone from the Muppets to Bill Murray. In B Street Theatre artistic director Buck Busfield’s present-day take on the holiday tale, Scrooge is made to visit his past and future every year and is bristling at the prospect of a new round of time-traveling journeys. He...

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Crocker Art Museum: Claire Falkenstein: Beyond Sculpture

Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Although Claire Falkenstein, who spent many years in the Bay Area and L.A., is well known for her paintings, she also experimented with a wide array of artistic mediums, including screen-printing, etching and lithograph. This posthumous touring exhibit organized by the Pasadena Museum of California Art features nearly 50 of her works from the 1930s to 1990s, including the motorized bronze...

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Crocker Art Museum: Highest Heaven: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Roberta and Richard Huber Collection

Dec 6, 2016 - Jan 22, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

More than 100 paintings, sculptures and pieces of furniture will be featured in this show exploring the role of religious art in South American countries in the 17th and 18th centuries, when indigenous peoples were introduced to the Catholic faith. The collection includes an ivory sculpture titled Christ Child as Salvator Mundi and the oil-on-canvas Rest on the Flight into Egypt, which are...

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California State Railroad Museum: Fast Tracks: The World of High Speed Rail

Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This interactive exhibition puts attendees in the driver’s seat (literally) of a Japanese-designed high-speed railcar, where through a simulation, future conductors can take the wheel of a bullet train, racing from Tokyo to Osaka (by way of video projection) at up to 200 miles per hour. Visitors can also board a life-size mock-up of a high-speed railcar—which stands about 15 feet...

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Crocker Art Museum: A Show of Force: Sculpture by Allan Houser (Haozous)

Dec 6, 2016 - Feb 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

With works in the permanent collections of The Met and the Smithsonian, Allan Houser, who is of Chiricahua Apache descent, is considered one of the most important Native American artists of the 20th century. Houser is also among the most prolific, creating more than 1,000 modernist sculptures from 1962-1994. This exhibit will highlight 15 of the artist’s pieces, including Force, which is...

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I Ought to Be in Pictures

Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 11, 2016

Written by Neil Simon, I Ought to Be in Pictures follows Los Angeles-based screenwriter Herb, whose 19-year-old daughter, Libby, travels cross-country from Brooklyn to ask him to atone for leaving her when she was a little girl by helping her break into showbiz.  Times vary by day.

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The California Museum: Primo Angeli: Evolution of a Legendary Designer

Dec 6, 2016 - Jan 29, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

If you’ve ever poured a Guinness or tucked into a pint of Ben & Jerry’s, then you’re already familiar with the work of San Francisco-based graphic design guru Primo Angeli, whose work is in the permanent collections of The Met, Smithsonian and SFMOMA. This exhibit celebrates Angeli’s branding, packaging and poster work for clients like Boudin Bakery, Shasta and the...

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The California Museum: Day of the Dead: Art of Día de los Muertos 2016

Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit honors the Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos, during which families celebrate their deceased loved ones. The show features a community altar where visitors can lay offerings, as well as individual altars created by California artists, which will be adorned with signature sugar skulls and other creative expressions of the holiday.  Museum hours are Tues. through...

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California Automobile Museum: Live Free: California Motorcycle Culture

Dec 7, 2016 - Feb 19, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Golden State’s long relationship with the motorcycle will be on display at this exhibit, which features an exploration of two-wheeling down the coast on Highway 101 and a look back at the Hollister biker gang incident that inspired the 1953 Marlon Brando movie The Wild One. Visitors will be able to view nearly 40 motorbikes, ranging from post WWII British motorcycles to American-made...

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A Christmas Carol

Dec 7, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Wednesday.

Victorian author Charles Dickens’ 1843 novella has been retold year after year on stage and screen, adapted by everyone from the Muppets to Bill Murray. In B Street Theatre artistic director Buck Busfield’s present-day take on the holiday tale, Scrooge is made to visit his past and future every year and is bristling at the prospect of a new round of time-traveling journeys. He...

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