A&E Calendar • 10-24-2012 | Print |  E-mail
Tuesday, 23 October 2012 15:40


CASTRO VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS

(Tickets at Center Box Office, 19501 Redwood Road Thursdays and Fridays 3-5 p.m. 889-8961; at CV Adult School, Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.-noon, at 4430 Alma Ave., 886-1000; or online at: cv.k12.ca.us/cfa.)


“Rumors,” Neil Simon’s farcial PG-13 play will be presented by the CVHS Drama Department at 7 p.m. on the Fridays and Saturdays of Nov. 2-3 and 9-10. The fast-paced plot involves a group of affluent couples gathered in a posh suburban townhouse for a dinner party who discover the hostess is missing and the host has shot himself through the earlobe. Complications arise in their efforts to conceal the events from the police and local media. For tickets ($10, $12), see above.


THEATRICAL & MUSICAL PERFORMANCES

“Deathtrap” the five-character, two-act thriller that holds the record for the longest running comedy-thriller on Broadway, is playing at Chanticleer’s Theatre, 3683 Quail Ave. in Castro Valley. Described as a play-within-a-play, the plot revolves around playwright Sidney Bruhl who’s trying to write the perfect murder mystery. Performances through Nov. 10 are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays with 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays Oct. 28 and Nov. 4. For tickets ($18, $15) call 510-733-5483 or visit chanticleers.org.


“Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” will be presented by San Leandro Players Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the San Leandro Museum/Auditorium, 320 W. Estudillo Avenue. Watch Maggie and Brick battle over ghosts of the past in this American classic by Tennessee Williams. For tickets ($20-$15) or info, call 510-895-2573 or visit www.slplayers.org.


“Dog Sees God,” an edgy, honest and scathingly funny look at the issues that teens deal with today, based loosely on the “Peanuts” characters grown to high school age will be presented (for mature adults) at 8 p.m. on Nov. 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17 at the Smith Center at Ohlone College, 43600 Mission Blvd. in Fremont. Tickets ($10, $12) at 510-659-6031 or www.smithcenter.com. Event parking is $2.

 

 

ART GALLERIES & EVENTS

35th Annual Area Artists’ Juried Exhibit presented by the Adobe Art Gallery at 20395 San Miguel in Castro Valley through Dec. 1. For information, visit www.adobegallery.org/.



“Wings & Things,” animal-inspired whimsical art by Susan Bass will be on display at the Castro Valley Library through Nov. 5.


“Around the World,” an evening of dinner, entertainment (including Chinese yoyo experts, singers, dancers and guzheng musicians) and live auction treasures, a benefit for the Hayward Arts Council, will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, at the City Hall Rotunda, 777 B St., Hayward. Tickets ($35 advance, $45 at the door) available at 510-537-4497 Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 10 to 4.



Grant Peterson Private Collection of sculpture, tapestry and paintings by artists Jay Lewis and Larry Bendoski on view at John O’Lague Galleria in Hayward City Hall, 777 B St., through Nov. 30.  Hours 9-5, Mon-Fri. Public reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Oct. 5.



The Photo Phantom in tandem with “Driven to Abstration” at Cinema Place Gallery, 1061 B St. in Hayward, opens with a public reception from 5-7 p.m. Nov. 1 and continues through Nov. 25. Photographers include Nick Calarco, Bette Davis, Howard Pugh and Barbara Swan.



Larry White Photography will be on display through Nov. 6 at the Kenneth C. Aitken Senior and Community Center, 17800 Redwood Road in Castro Valley.



“A Single Step...Begins the Journey: Culmination of the Advanced Portfolio Class by Geir Jordahl & Oliver Klink,” a showcase of 23 photographic artists, opens at PhotoCentral Gallery, 1099 E St., Hayward, this Friday with a public reception and portfolio viewing from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The exhibition continues through Dec. 13. For info, visit www.photocentral.org.



Celebrando la Hermosura de la Vida celebrating the memory of those who have passed on, will be presented by The Sun Gallery, 1015 E St. in Hayward through Nov. 10, with a Día de los Muertos Exhibit Reception from 3-7 p.m. Nov. 3. Visit www.sungallery.org for more details.



Convergence & Divergence: Two Artists Look at Memories, works by artists Leah Virsik and Deborah Griffin, at the Sun Gallery, 1015 E Street, Hayward through Nov. 10. Artists reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, in conjunction with the Día de los Muertos Exhibit Reception.




 

 

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