The List: April
The calendar heats up with A-list celebrities, craft beer, and a journey back to the ’60s.
Food and Drink
3/31–4/1 Sip wine right out of the barrel and prepurchase your favorites before they’re bottled at this event featuring 35 Livermore Valley wineries. .
The 1968 Exhibit
3/31–8/19 Go back in time to peace signs, love-ins, and psychedelic rock, as well as war, protests, and assassinations, in this educational multimedia exhibit at the Oakland Museum. .
An Evening With Howie Mandel
4/20 Stand-up comedian turned TV host Howie Mandel (Deal or No Deal, America’s Got Talent) shares stories in Walnut Creek in support of HomeAid’s transitional housing programs. .
Food and Drink
Bay Area Craft Beer Festival
4/21 More than 30 microbreweries, including Ale Industries and Creek Monkey Tap House, pour their best at the Martinez waterfront, along with food and live music. .
Master Artist Tribute: Richard McLean
4/22–6/17 Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art presents the first retrospective exhibit of photo-realistic painter Richard McLean, who began his career as an Home art student. .
4/25–5/13 Berkeley Rep presents an international ensemble (including Mikhail Baryshnikov) in a romantic play about artists in 1930s Paris. Performed in French and Russian with English supertitles. .
Alonzo King Lines Ballet
4/28 Renowned San Francisco–based Lines Ballet visits Livermore on its tour, performing Rasa, set to Indian percussion music, and the baroque Dust and Light. .
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