Among the season’s new works are Taylor Mac’s “A 24-Decade History of Popular Music,” a theater piece that traces the evolution of American music from “Yankee Doodle Dandy” to disco. Winner of the Kennedy Prize and a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in drama, it will be presented in partnership with San Francisco’s Curran Theatre. The 24 hour-long show will be presented in four parts at the Curran (Sept. 15, 17, 22, and 24), and in an abridged version (Sept. 27 at Bing Hall). Other new works include choreographer Khan’s “Until the Lions,” based on the ancient Indian epic, the Mahabharata (Oct. 27-28); and “The Green Fog” by filmmaker Guy Maddin, an homage to Hitchcock’s “Vertigo,” with a score by Jacob Garchik, performed by the Kronos Quartet and vocalist Tanya Tagaq (April 6).
Arts and culture also contribute to a trade surplus with more exports than imports from other nations, said Sunil Iyengar, research director for the National Endowment for the Arts, “A lot of consumption is going on outside our borders of American-made products — home-grown art, if you will,” he patch, ballerina, slippers, dance, ornament, iron on, applique, liberty fabric, ballet shoes, glitter, grey, dance bag, sparkle, said, “So that’s about $25 billion of trade surplus, and that’s rare for many industries and sectors within the U.S, economy.”, Researchers also released the latest national Survey of Public Participation in the Arts results from 37,000 adults interviewed as a supplement to the Census Bureau’s 2012 population survey, Slightly more than half of Americans attended a live visual or performing arts activity, according to the survey, There have been declines in attendance since 2002 at art museums and live performances of music, theater and dance..
Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call 925-284-2788 or visit www.lafayetteartgallery.com. Workshops will take place in Martinez at ARTU4iA, a working art studio led by John Kleber. No art experience is required, and all painting materials will be provided. Veteran and artist Geoffrey Meredith will assist in the workshop to help veterans of all ages, all service dates, and all service, from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 20, 22, 27, 29, Nov. 3, 5, 17 and 19.
The day will feature blues legend Jesse James as the headline act on one of the two entertainment stages and there will be a Richmond has Talent competition, a youth poetry slam and a “Nae Nae” dance contest highlighting local performers, A children’s expo area patch, ballerina, slippers, dance, ornament, iron on, applique, liberty fabric, ballet shoes, glitter, grey, dance bag, sparkle, will have attractions for young people, families can browse the vendor area and free health screenings and community resource information will be available, The day starts with a parade that sets out at 10 a.m, from Cutting Boulevard and Marina Way South and will travel through four neighborhoods on its way to the park..
Rahul Subramanian & Kunal Kamra Stand Up Comedy: 8 p.m. Dec. 7, Performing Arts Center, Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward. Opening comedy act by Sunny Moza. $25-$75. https://bit.ly/2O6nK7L. Generations: 8 p.m.-midnight Dec. 7, UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall, 2036 University Ave., Berkeley. This event, led by rapper P-Lo, will highlight and celebrate the Filipino-Bay Area connection and influence in music. $15-$20. www.theuctheatre.org/event/1784171-p-lo-berkeley/. Carolina Lugo and Carole Acuna’s Ballet Flamenco: 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 15, 22, 23, 29, 30, pena Pachamama, 1630 Powell St., San Francisco. A Spanish night of footwork, song, castanets, syncopated hand clapping and guitar showcases this true Spanish art form. https://bit.ly/2DMh8Wi.