Bay Area calendar: Halloween concert, comedy and more


Friday Nights @ OMCA Summer Season: 5-10 p.m. Fridays through October, Oakland Museum, 1000 Oak St., Oakland. Galleries are open until 10 p.m., gardens are open for picnics, there’s live music outside and the Off the Grid food truck market expands onto Oak Street. Bring friends and family for a taste of local music, food and culture. Galleries are half-price and free for ages 18 and under. www.museumca.org

Town Hall Theatre Company: ‘The Revolutionists’: Through Oct. 20, 3535 School St., Lafayette. A bold and brutal comedic quartet about three real-life and one invented (but could be real) badass women during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. $18-$27. www.townhalltheatre.com

Vau de Vire and Oakland Central present The Soiled Dove: Through Nov. 17, Tortona Big Top in downtown Oakland, 1911 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. Enjoy a circus-infused dinner theater set in a re-created Barbary Coast red light district, with a 10-piece orchestra and musical-guest cameos each evening, plus a four-course. $49-$137. www.thesoileddove.com

Portia Munson: Her Room/Her World: Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, through Dec. 16, Bedford Gallery, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. The exhibition includes massive installations of Bedroom and Constellations along with prints, a projection and additional sculptures. Opening reception from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 30. $5. www.bedfordgallery.org

New Life Band of Tanzania: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 9, Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton. Featuring ethnic and sacred music from Tanzania. http://www.tlcpleasanton.org/home.html

King Lear: Oct. 11-27, Hammer Theatre, 101 Paseo De San Antonio, San Jose. National Theatre Live screening of the five-star Chichester Festival Theatre production King Lear starring Ian McKellen in the title role. $14-$21. www.hammertheatre.com

Irish Arts & Writers Festival: Oct. 12-14, Montalvo Arts Center, 15400 Montalvo Road, Saratoga, and other locations. Featuring 15 Irish authors, artists and poets. Prices vary. www.irishartsfestival.com

Hedda Gabler: Oct. 12-28, Pear Theatre, 1110 La Avenida St., …read more

Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment

      

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