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Local artist exhibits
The California College of the Arts Fall 2017 BFA Thesis Show will feature Moraga Illustrator Jaya Griggs, 2013 graduate of Campolindo High School. The show will be held at the McClintock Building,100 Carolina, San Francisco and is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 ...

Film Clips
The weather outside is getting chilly and there is the scent of holidays in the air. It is also a great time to go to the movies in Lamorinda. This is the busiest time of the year for the theatres. There are so many choices heading to the Rheem and Orinda theatres - ...By Derek Zemrak

Film Clips
Since 1995, Pixar has been raising the bar of the animated film industry. We have been waiting patiently for their next release and now it is time for "Coco." Once again Pixar has set the animation bar a few notches higher. "Coco" is set in Mexico during the Mexican ...By Derek Zemrak

Upcoming CAPA 'Nutcracker' vows to wow
Join Clara as her Christmas Eve dream comes true and snow falls onstage, a magical Christmas tree grows and grows, an army of mice battle toy soldiers and sumptuous treats and toys come to life in the California Academy of Performing Arts presentation of "The ...Submitted by Lynn Davis

THT weaves historical perspective into Christmas musical celebration in 'A Civil War Christmas'
Town Hall Theatre ends 2017 with an American musical celebration - an ambitious and vast epic story set on Christmas Eve in 1864, on a very cold Civil War night. During that one night, a nation divided as never before is portrayed through the lives of historical ...By Sophie Braccini

'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre,' 'Justice League' and 'Wonder' at Lamorinda Theatres
The Rheem Theatre will screen "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. The film won three Oscars in 1949 (Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Walter Huston, Best Director John Huston and Best Screenplay) and it will be the last Moraga Movers ...By Derek Zemrak

Special events scheduled this month at Lamorinda theatres
The leaves are changing and winter is coming, so now is a great time to head to your local movie theatres to see the latest blockbusters and other events at the Rheem and Orinda theatres.
By Derek Zemrak

Find unique pieces by local artists at Orinda's Artisan Faire
An exciting variety of work offered by local artists makes this year's 11th annual Artisan Faire a must see, with ceramics, glass, jewelry, paintings, fashion, photography, fiber art, cosmetics and culinary products displayed by some returning favorite artists and new ...Submitted by Lynda Chapman

Saint Mary's College Dance Company Presents 'Counterparts,' Nov. 16-18
"Counterparts," choreographed, performed, and produced by the senior class of SMC students, is a statement on how each individual choreographer's expression becomes a part of the larger, diverse and intricate whole that is the Saint Mary's College Dance Company.
Submitted by Leslie Montano

'Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi' opens at SMC tonight
If there is a 21st-century voice that continues to be heard for centuries or decades, we might hope it is the voice of Oakland-born playwright Marcus Gardley.
Like the writing of William ...
By Lou Fancher

Lafayette experiences art on the cutting edge with Art Moves Project
Something new and fresh recently swept into Lafayette Circle like an invigorating breeze.
People sitting at the outside tables under the trees at the Coffee Shop, as well as passersby, ...
By Sophie Braccini

Upcoming movies and events at Orinda and Rheem theatres
Orinda Theatre will be showcasing the Contra Costa County exclusive release of "Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House" on Oct. 20. The film centers on "Deep Throat," the pseudonym given to the notorious whistleblower for one of the greatest scandals of ...By Derek Zemrak

Second concert of the GCCP season: 'Wayfarers'
The second of this season's Gold Coast Chamber Players' five concerts, titled "Wayfarers," will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 at the Lafayette Library Community Hall in Lafayette. The concert features three song cycles by Gustav Mahler - Kinderto ...Submitted by Pamela Freund-Striplen

Laughs, magic and scares hit the Lamorinda theaters this October
Round four of the Bay Area's hottest comedy contest, Comedy Noir, returns to the Rheem Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6. Come see some of the funniest up and coming Bay Area comics battle it out to advance to the finals at the Rheem Theatre on Friday, Nov. 3. Don't let ...By Derek Zemrak

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