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What’s On This Weekend: SIX, Diablo Symphony, Noise Pop

Feb 23, 2023 09:31AM ● By Pam Kessler

From Tudor Queens to Pop Icons, the SIX wives of Henry VIII remix five hundred years of historical heartbreak into a 21st century celebration of girl power! This hit musical has won 23 awards, including the Tony Award® for Best Original Score. Enter the lottery to win $30 tickets! Through March 19, Orpheum Theatre,


Step inside and explore the permanent collections at the de Young and Legion of Honor museums in San Francisco. Take advantage of Free Saturdays when Bay Area residents enjoy free general admission. 

Celebrate culture and community at Oakland's Black Joy Parade and festival with more than 200 vendors, a lively parade, food, drinks, and music. February 26; parade begins at 14th & Franklin. 


Lift your spirits at Bedford Gallery’s vibrant Sensation of Color exhibit. Travel through a myriad of hues at Bay Area artist Erin Fong's dramatic exhibit. Wed-Sun, through April 2,

Listen to the sounds of extraordinary violinist Juliana Athayde who returns to her hometown to perform Mendelssohn‘s violin concerto with Diablo Symphony. February 26, 2:00pm, Lesher Center,



From its humble beginnings in 1993, Noise Pop Festival has remained a staple in the local SF music scene. This year celebrating 30 years with non-stop music from electronic to jazz to rock n’ roll indie and rising bands. 


Yes, we’ve all seen Mark Water’s 2004 movie masterpiece. But the limit to how much we love Mean Girls does not exist. The award-winning musical adaptation is on stage at the Golden Gate Theater until February 26,


With specially curated menus, wine and beer experiences, plus food tours, Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week (February 23-March 5) celebrates the region’s diverse culinary scene over ten days in Pleasanton, Livermore, Dublin, Danville, and San Ramon.





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