A+E Calendar: Peninsula Things To Do, Jan. 5 and beyond

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ART

The Anderson Collection: Bill Jensen’s watercolor and gouache “Study for Denial,” 1985-86; three sculptural works and eight works on paper ranging from 1958 to 1997 by Manuel Neri, through Feb. 12; and Mary Weatherford’s Black Painting 2017. Works by Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Philip Guston, Robert Irwin, Ellsworth Kelly, Terry Winters, Sean Scully and Vija Celmins, open ended. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays; Thursdays until 8 p.m. The Anderson Collection, 314 Lomita Drive, between Campus Drive and Museum Way, Stanford. http://anderson.stanford.edu or 650-721-6055

Caldwell Gallery: “Illuminating Insights” by Sloane Joseph, Jan. 10 through Feb. 26. Caldwell Gallery, 400 County Center at the Hall of Justice, Redwood City. http://cmo.smcgov.org/arts-commission

Cantor Arts Center: “The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution,”  through March 4 (also at Hoover Institution). “Rodin: The Shock of the Modern Body.” Open ended. Three galleries including nearly 100 Rodin sculptures; includes comparative works by his rivals, mentors, admirers and imitators. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford. https://museum.stanford.edu/

Community School of Music and Arts: “Picture This,” student exhibition, through Jan. 18. Mohr Gallery, Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Free. http://www.arts4all.org or 650-917-6800, ext. 305

The Foster: “Exploring Beauty: Watercolour Diaries from the Wild” and “Sacred Places: Watercolour Diaries from the American Southwest” by Cornwall artist-explorer Tony Foster, open-ended. The Foster, 940 Commercial St., Palo Alto. Free. www.thefoster.org

Gallery 9: Cecilia Mases’ “Dancing Clouds,” through Jan. 29, reception 5-8 p.m. Jan. 5. Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos. gallery9losaltos.com

The Main Gallery: “Happenstance,” photographs by Nathalie Strand, Jan. 10 through Feb. 11; reception 5-8 p.m. Jan. 13. 5-8 p.m. The Main Gallery,1018 Main St., Redwood City.  www.themaingallery.org or 650-701-1018

Pace Gallery: “Trans-figure,” sculptures and paintings by Kohei Nawa, Jan. 18 through Feb. 25, reception 4-7 p.m. Jan. 17. Pace Gallery, 229 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto. http://www.pacegallery.com/

Palo Alto Art Center:  “Through That Which Is Seen,” various artists, Jan. 20 through April 8. Palo Alto Art Center, 1313 Newell Road, Palo Alto. https://www.paacf.org/

Peninsula Museum of Art: “Car Culture: Car as Object, Car as Subject,” through Jan. 28. Jim Caldwell, “Water Play: Nature’s Abstracts from the Sky” (paintings) and Patricia Qualls, “Explorations” (paintings), through Jan. 7. Peninsula Museum of Art, 1777 California Drive, Burlingame. Free admission. 650-692-2101 or http://www.peninsulamuseum.org

BOOKS

American Association of University Women: Michelle Carter, “From Under the Russian Snow,” 10:30 a.m. Jan. 27. Redwood Shores Library, 399 Marine Parkway, Redwood Shores. 650-92-5822 or sancarlos-aauw@earthlink.net

Kepler’s Books: Tara Sim, “Chainbreaker,” with Jessica Cluess, 7 p.m. Jan. 5, free. Intensive Literary Seminar – Session 1, Toni Morrison’s “Beloved,” taught by Kimberly Ford, 7 p.m., Jan. 8, $30 for one session, includes book. Marilyn Yalom, “The Amorous Heart: An Unconventional History of Love,” with Theresa Donovan Brown, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 9, free. Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, “Unearthed,” 7 p.m., Jan. 10, free. Beverly Daniel Tatum, “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?: And Other Conversations about Race,” with Julie Lythcott-Haims, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 11, free. This is Now with Angie Coiro: Gary Ferguson on Wildfires, “Land On Fire: The New Reality of Wildfire in the West,” 7:30 p.m., Jan. 16, free. Matthew Zapruder, “Why Poetry,” with Louise Glück, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 17, $15-50. Intensive Literary Seminar – Session 2, Toni Morrison’s “Beloved,” taught by Kimberly Ford, 7 p.m., Jan. 18, $30 for one session, includes book. Barry Eisler, “The Night Trade,” 7:30 p.m., Jan. 23, $15-$50. Michael Shermer, “Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia,” 7:30 p.m., Jan. 24, $15-$50. Carrie DiRisio, “Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me,” 7 p.m., Jan. 25, free. Niall Ferguson, “The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook,” with David M. Kennedy, 7:30 p.m., Jan. 29, $15-$50. Story Time with Kenneth and Sarah Jane Wright, “Lola Dutch,” 5:00 p.m., Jan. 30, free. Intensive Literary Seminar – Session 3, Toni Morrison’s “Beloved,” taught by Kimberly Ford, 7 p.m., Jan. 31, $30 for one session, includes book. Judd Winnick, “Waking the Monsters,” 6 p.m., Feb. 2, free. This is Now with Angie Corio: Morgan Jerkins on race and misogyny, “This Will Be My Undoing,” 4 p.m., Feb. 4, free. Kelly Corrigan, “Tell Me More,” 7:30 p.m., Feb. 5, $15-$50. Melissa Albert, “The Hazel Wood,” with Stephanie Garber, 7 p.m., Feb. 6, free. Derek Thompson, “The Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction,” with Alexis Madrigal, 7:30 p.m., Feb. 7, free. Dhonielle Clayton, “The Belles,” with Sabaa Tahir, 7 p.m., Feb 8, free. Literary Seminar, Dodie Smith’s “I Capture the Castle,” taught by Kimberly Ford, 1 p.m., Feb. 13, $48 for one session, includes book. Terese Marie Mailhot, “Heart Berries: A Memoir,” 7:30 p.m., Feb. 13, free. Michio Kaku, “The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth,” 7:30 p.m., March 5, $15-$50, San Mateo Performing Arts Center. Leonard Mlodinow, “Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change,” with Michael Shermer, 7:30 p.m., March 22, $15-$50.Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park. www.keplers.com

Oshman Family JCC. Mike Lewis, “When to Jump,” in conversation with Sheryl Sandberg. 7 p.m. Jan. 9. Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. $32-36. www.paloaltojcc.org or 650-223-8700

COMEDY

Ana Gasteyer: 8 p.m. Jan. 26, 10 p.m. Jan 27. Bing Concert Hall Studio, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. $65. http://live.stanford.edu or 650-724-2464

DANCE

Smuin: “Dance Series 01.” 8 p.m. Feb. 22, 23, 24; 2 p.m. Feb. 24, 25. Michael Smuin’s “Fly Me to the Moon”; Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s “Requiem for a Rose”; Garrett Ammon’s “Serenade for Strings.” Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $25-$84. http://mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000

Company Wang Ramirez, “Monchichi”: 8 p.m. Feb. 28. Bing Concert Hall Studio, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. http://live.stanford.edu or 650-724-2464

EXHIBITS

Museum of American Heritage: “Thomas Edison and His Rivals — Bringing Electricity to America.” Through Feb. 18. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. www.moah.org or 650-321-1004

Museum of American Heritage: LEGO® User Group’s and Bay Area LEGO® Train Club’s Holiday LEGO® Show Pop-Up Exhibit. Through Jan. 14. 11 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays. $3. Museum of American Heritage, 351 Homer Ave., Palo Alto. 650-321-1004 or http://www.moah.org

San Mateo County History Museum: “Peninsula at War! San Mateo County’s World War II Legacy,” through Feb. 4, 2019. “Sketches from World War I,” art created by Alvin Page Colby, through Jan. 14.  “Noah’s Ark, San Mateo’s Historic Restaurant,” Jan. 23 through April 15. San Mateo County History Museum, 2200 Broadway St., Redwood City. www.historysmc.org or 650-299-0104

 

MUSIC SERIES

Music at Kohl Mansion. 2017-18 season: Master classes at 5 p.m., talks at 6 p.m., performances at 7 p.m. Jan. 21: Parker Quartet. Feb. 4: Manasse-Nakamatsu Duo. March 4: Henschel Quartett, Telegraph Quartet and bassist Scott Pingel. March 25: Camerata RCO (musicians of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra). April 15: Daedalus Quartet. Kohl Mansion, 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame. $20-$50. info@musicatkohl.org, www.musicatkohl.org or 650-762-1130

California Pops Orchestra 2017-18 season: All shows on Sundays at 3 p.m. Jan. 28: Broadway Meets Hollywood, Tony and Oscar award winners, with Carly Honfi. March 25: Pops’ Radio Music Hall, with Carly Honfi and Frederick Hodges. May 20: American Jubilee, all American music. Flint Center, De Anza College, 21250 Stevens Creek Blvd., Cupertino. Season subscriptions $111-$312; 650-856-8432. Individual tickets available in mid-August, $20-$55, 408-864-8816 or www.ticketmaster.com.

MUSIC

Members of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Chorale: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 6. A Stanford Live Artist Spotlight. Tateuchi Hall; Community School of Music and Arts, Finn Center, 230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View. Free. http://www.arts4all.org or 650-917-6800, ext. 305

Ragazzi Boys Chorus: SingFest. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 20. Free half-day mini-camp for boys ages 7 to 10. Singing, musical games, and other fun. A way for singers to see if they like the Ragazzi program. St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 178 Clinton St, Redwood City. bit.ly/SINGFEST, 650-342-8785 or ragazzi@ragazzi.org

Julian Fleisher in Concert 1975: 10 p.m. Jan. 26, 8 p.m. Jan. 27. Bing Concert Hall Studio, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. $40. $50. http://live.stanford.edu or 650-724-2464

David Rogers: 8-10 p.m. Jan. 27. Red Rock Coffee, 201 Castro St., Mountain View. $8 advance, $10 door. http://www.davidrogersguitar.com or 650-967-4473

Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen: 8 p.m. Feb. 7. Fox Theatre, 2215 Broadway St, Redwood City. $45-$95. https://www.foxrwc.com/

k.d. lang: 7:30 p.m. March 2. Ingénue redux 25th Anniversary Tour. Bing Concert Hall, 327 Lasuen St., Stanford. $30-$95. http://live.stanford.edu or 650-724-2464

“The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore” Tour: June 14. Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View. $60.50-$126. http://LiveNation.com

Pixies, Weezer: Aug. 7. Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View. $33-$93. http://www.livenation.com

THEATER

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley: “Our Great Tchaikovsky.” Jan. 10 through Feb. 11. Written and performed by Hershey Felder. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $45-$105 (discounts available). http://theatreworks.org or 650-463-1960

THEATER

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Hillbarn Theatre: “Peter and the Starcatcher.” Jan. 18 through Feb. 4. Based on novels by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson; conceived for the stage by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, book by Rick Elice, music by Wayne Barker. Directed by Jeffrey Lo. Featuring Tasi Alabastro, Lawrence Michael C. Arias, David Blackburn, Nicole Apostol Bruno, Dan Demers, Wes Gabrillo, Sean Okuniewicz, Heather Orth, Drew Reitz, Evan Schumacher, Scott Solomon, Will Springhorn Jr., and Adrienne Kaori Walters. Hillbarn Theatre, 1285 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Foster City. $28–$52. http://www.hillbarntheatre.org or 650-349-6411, ext. 2

Pear Theatre: “The Road to Mecca.” Jan. 18 through Feb. 11. By Athol Fugard. Directed by Betsy Kruse Craig. Featuring Diane Tasca, Briana Mitchell, John Baldwin. Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., Mountain View. $10-$35 (savings available). http://www.thepear.org or 650-254-1148

Palo Alto Players: “The Laramie Project.” Jan. 19 through Feb. 4. Directed by Lee Ann Payne. Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. $25-$52. http://paplayers.org or 650-329-0891

Peninsula Youth Theatre: Stories on Stage: “The Ugly Duckling – An Autism/Sensory Friendly Performance.” 5 p.m. Jan. 20. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts Second Stage, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $10. http://mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000

Los Altos Stage Company: “1984.” Jan. 25 through Feb. 18. Adapted by Michael Gene Sullivan from the novel by George Orwell. Directed by Jenny Hollingworth. Featuring Geoff Fiorito, Filip Hofman, Keith Larson, Brittney Mignano, Ben Ortega and Anthony Stephens. Bus Barn Theatre, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. 420-$38. http://www.losaltosstage.org or 650-941-0551

Hershey Felder’s Great American Songbook Sing-Along: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $50-$100. boxoffice@theatreworks.org or 650-463-1960

Peninsula Youth Theatre: Stories on Stage: “Stink and the World’s Worst Super-Stinky Sneakers,” 9:30 and 11 a.m. Feb. 16; 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts Second Stage, 500 Castro St., Moundain View. $8 Feb. 16, $10 Feb. 17. http://mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000

Lamplighters Music Theatre: “The Gondoliers.” 8 p.m. Feb. 17, 2 p.m. Feb. 18. Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Castro St., Mountain View. $25-$55. http://mvcpa.com or 650-903-6000

 

Source: mercurynews
A+E Calendar: Peninsula Things To Do, Jan. 5 and beyond