Purple Rain and Little Red Corvette. Need we say more?
When: Mon. 2/21, Wed. 2/23 and Thurs. 2/24 (third show just added!)
Where: Oracle Arena, 7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland
The indie music fest is back, with lots of local talent to boot—Social Studies, Tamaryn, Dominant Legs, No Age, and so many more. And don't forget about the films, art, events, and pop-up shop.
When: Tues. 2/22 - Sun. 2/27
Where: Various venues
Oscar Docs Screening
Win that Oscar pool by screening this year's Academy Award-nominated documentaries at Balboa Theater. And if you're really into it, join for Sunday's Oscar Party.
When: Tues. 2/22 - Thurs. 2/24
Where: Balboa Theater, 3630 Balboa St.
Southern Exposure's 11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally
Observe artists in the act of creation. Four one-hour shifts featuring around 30 artists simultaneously drawing and the results for sale at $60 a pop.
When: Fri. 2/25
Where: Verdi Club, 2424 Mariposa St.
Because it's the first time since 1987 that this top-rated orchestra has come through the Bay Area.
When: Fri. 2/25 - Sun. 2/27
Where: Zellerbach Hall, Bancroft Way and Telegraph Ave., Berkeley
Kibbutz Contemporary Dance
Don't dismiss—this is a rare performance by Israel's highly acclaimed dance company.
When: Sat. 2/26
Where: Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St.
Photo pioneer Eadweard Muybridge, multimedia work by Russian artist Anna Parkina, 20th century art from SFMOMA's collection, and ParaDesign architecture/design collection.
When: Fri. 2/25+
Where: SFMOMA, 151 Third St.