May 24 2012

May Events in Oakland

Published by at 8:42 am under Uncategorized

Wednesday May 23   (9:00 p.m.)
Barcelona
Music Culinary
Barcelona, a Seattle/Bay Area-based indie band, whose debut album Absolutes, featuring Please Don’t Go on the soundtrack of Water for Elephants and Falling Out of Trees as heard on Grey’s Anatomy was re-released in 2009 by Universal Records.
Venue: The New Parish
Website: http://www.thenewparish.com/

Thursday May 24   (8:00 p.m.)
Tenacious D
Music Film/Theater Kids
Rightfully hailed as “the greatest band on Earth,” the super-sized acoustic metal/comedy duo Tenacious D was an unlikely success story.
Venue: The Fox Theater
Website: http://www.thefoxoakland.com/

Friday May 25 – September 07
From the Golden Gate Bridge to Oakland
Art/Exhibits Tour/Cruise Outdoors
In celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge, The Port of Oakland and Oakland International Airport OAK present a juried art exhibition titled, From the Golden Gate Bridge to Oakland: Trade and Tourism.
Venue: Oakland Museum of California
Website: http://museumca.org/

Saturday May 26   (3:30 p.m.)
Explore the Maya Skies
Art/Exhibits Film/Theater Kids
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the “eighth wonder of the world,” Mexico’s Chichen Itza. Hear the story of the ancient Maya civilization in our full-dome Planetarium show Tales of the Maya Skies. Narrated by Latin Grammy Award winner and Oscar nominee Lila Downs
Venue: Chabot Space & Science Center
Website: http://www.chabotspace.org/

Monday May 28
Memorial Day Weekend Celebration
Festival
Be festive Saturday, Sunday and Monday with a variety of family activities at the Claremont with Live entertainment, BBQ pool deck, poolside cocktails Spa by the pool, tennis, kids activities and much more.
Venue: The Claremont Hotel Club & Spa
Website: http://claremontresort1-px.rtrk.com/

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