Top Tickets: March 7–13
Watch some stand-up, listen to a book reading, and get your art on this week.
The Emperor’s New Clothes
3/7–3/10 The Fantasy Forum Actors Ensemble performs this classic Hans Christian Andersen tale at the Lesher Center for the Arts. The family-friendly show has a short run time of 50 minutes. .
Taylor Jenkins Reid: Daisy Jones and The Six
3/8 Rock ’n’ roll radiates through Taylor Jenkins Reid’s engrossing novel about the Los Angeles music scene in the 1960s and ’70s. Meet the author behind the much-buzzed-about work at Rakestraw Books in Danville. .
3/8–3/9 Pleasanton’s Tommy T’s Comedy Club welcomes comedian and actor Guy Torry (who has appeared on Def Comedy Jam and Last Comic Standing) for two nights of laughter. .
Arts After Dark
3/8 At this 21-and-over event, try hand-building with clay for a little post-work creativity. Hosted by the Center for Community Arts in Walnut Creek, participants can sip beer or wine during art-making, karaoke singing, and dancing. All proceeds from the evening benefit Community Arts’ scholarship programs. .
The Barber of Seville
3/9–3/10, 3/16–3/17 “It will be played as long as Italian opera exists,” Beethoven told The Barber of Seville’s composer, Gioachino Rossini. Indeed, the Livermore Valley Opera mounts a production of the vibrant and hilarious tale of love and lust this month at the Bankhead Theater in Livermore. .
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