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Join us for an Exciting new adventure: Cal Performances in Oakland! Five extraordinary events. Four singular locations. Underwriting for presentations in Oakland is provided by Signature Development Group. Five extraordinary events. Four singular locations
Paramount TheatreFox TheaterThe Cathedral Of Christ The LightOakland Metro Operahouse
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Come explore Cal Performances' signature world-class, eclectic mix of music, dance, and theater as set within the vibrant, dynamic, and fast-growing arts and culture scene of downtown Oakland.
Spectrum Dance Theater
Rap on Race

Co-created by director/choreographer Donald Byrd
and actress/playwright Anna Deavere Smith
Julie Briskman, Margaret Mead, Donald Byrd, James Baldwin


A Rap on Race combines text with movement and music to communicate the complexities of talking about race, at a time when that conversation is as necessary as ever.

FRI, FEB 9, 8PM
SAT, FEB 10, 2PM & 8PM
OAKLAND METRO OPERAHOUSE


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Nicola Benedetti, violin, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Nicola Benedetti returns to Cal Performances accompanied by the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for a concert of works by one of the most beloved of all composers, Beethoven.

WED, FEB 14, 8PM
PARAMOUNT THEATRE


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Counting Sheep: A Guerrilla Folk Opera; Lemon Bucket Orkestra
Created by Mark and Marichka Marczyk

Lemon Bucket Orkestra leads a rousing call to arms in the immersive and interactive Ukrainian folk-opera, Counting Sheep.

FRI, FEB 16, 8PM
SAT, FEB 17, 2PM & 8PM
SUN, FEB 18, 3PM
OAKLAND METRO OPERAHOUSE


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GlobalFest
The New Golden Age of Latin Music
Featuring Las Cafeteras and Mariachi Flor de Toloache


Two of today's most exciting bands share a double bill in the latest installment of globalFEST which showcases a new golden age of Latin Music.

FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 8PM
FOX THEATER


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The Tallis Scholars
War and Peace: A program commemorating all those who lost their lives in the First World War 1914–1918

The magnificent Tallis Scholars present War and Peace, a collection of 16th- and 17th-century works united by shared themes of conflict and consolation.

THU, APR 19, 8PM
THE CATHEDRAL OF CHRIST THE LIGHT


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