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The Berenstain Bears on Stage

Mar 7, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

Lessons abound in this collection of five stories taken from the pages of Stan and Jan Berenstain’s beloved children’s book series. See how Small Bear adjusts to becoming a big brother after the arrival of a new baby, watch as Brother and Sister face the music when they are caught stealing a neighbor’s watermelons on a dare, and more.

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San Francisco Symphony

Mar 7, 2020

Bid adieu to Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony’s longtime maestro, as he gets ready to put down his baton for good after this last season with the company that he joined in 1995. The 11-time Grammy winner will lead the celebrated orchestra at this Mondavi Center concert, which will feature Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 in D Major, the Austro-Bohemian composer’s...

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Nat Geo Live: Brian Skerry

Mar 9, 2020

As a National Geographic contributor since 1998, Brian Skerry has logged over 10,000 hours taking pictures of aquatic wildlife. The veteran photojournalist—who has captured scenes as diverse as the tiger-shark-infested waters of the Bahamas and the kelp paddies of San Diego—will showcase his stunning images and highlight the importance of marine conservation at this Harris Center...

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Admissions

Mar 11, 2020 - Apr 12, 2020

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

Progressive values collide with economic and racial privilege when a liberal high school admissions officer and her headmaster husband, who are working to diversify the student body of their prestigious college prep school, find out their white son didn’t get into Yale. Described as “an extraordinarily useful and excruciating satire,” by The New York Times, this comedy by...

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Mar 13, 2020

For over 40 years, the gender-bending dancers of Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo have been bucking expectations with their comedic, but pointe-perfect renditions of classic ballets. Called “fabulously stupid” by The New York Times, the all-male drag troupe is set to perform scenes from traditional works like Swan Lake and Don Quixote, but with a farcical twist.

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Once on This Island

Mar 20, 2020 - Mar 22, 2020

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

A peasant girl falls in love with a wealthy boy in this contemporary fable based on Rosa Guy’s novel My Love, My Love. The one-act show by acclaimed songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Seussical)—which originally debuted in 1990 and is set in the French West Indies—won the 2018 Tony Award for best revival of a musical, and features the sounds of the...

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Brazilian Carnaval Sacramento

Mar 21, 2020

The rhythms of Rio de Janeiro will reverberate throughout midtown’s Clara complex at the Brazilian Center Sacramento’s yearly cultural fiesta, courtesy of Afro-Brazilian musical acts like the SambaDá group and the Fenix Drum and Dance Company. The 10th-anniversary celebration will also include traditional Brazilian eats like empanadas and feijoada (a black bean stew with beef...

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Napoleon Dynamite

Mar 21, 2020

Flippin’ sweet! The Crest Theatre will screen the 2004 cult high school comedy Napoleon Dynamite, which follows the life and times of an awkward Idaho teen. The showing will be followed by a convo with Jon Heder, who starred as the titular character, and Efren Ramirez, who portrayed Napoleon’s friend Pedro (both pictured).

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Sacramento Ballet

Mar 26, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020

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

A trio of new ballets will make their world debuts at this inaugural “Homegrown” festival celebrating pieces created in Sacramento. Sacramento Ballet dancers will perform works by Jennifer Archibald, the Cincinnati Ballet’s first-ever resident female choreographer; Nicole Haskins, a Sacramento Ballet and New York Choreographic Institute alum; and company member Isaac...

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Mandy Moore

May 1, 2020

We’ve been missing the singer like candy, but happily Mandy Moore has just announced a North American tour in 2020—her first in over a decade. (A new album is also in the works and expected to come out next year.) During the Sacramento stop at the Crest Theatre, the This Is Us star—who broke into the music scene in 1999 with her bubblegum hit “Candy”—is set...

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