This Week's Hottest Events: Fourth of July at Exploratorium, Yassou Benedict, and Fillmore Jazz Fest
Literature majors roll their eyes at Surrealism while pleading with poets like Gertrude Stein to please start making some amount of sense any second now. But according to the new "Digital Infinity" exhibition, life in the 21st century makes even less sense than Stein does. This exhibition focuses on the excessive, headache-inducing swarms of information spiraling around in the modern media environment with a blend of painting, photography, and sculpture.
When: Sun. 6/28 - Sat. 8/3
Where: Jessica Silverman Gallery, 804 Sutter St.
It’s been 30 years since Cyndi Lauper released She’s So Unusual, and so doing informed the world that girls just want to have fun, that money changes everything, and finally, that I bop you bop a they bop a lu she bop. To celebrate, the 59-year-old is hitting the road for a 23-day tour and stopping at Saratoga along the way.
When: 7:30 p.m., Sat., 6/19
Where: The Mountain Winery, 14831 Pierce Rd., Saratoga
Ms. Magazine founder and feminist champion Gloria Steinem takes on the subject of illness in a conversation at City Arts & Lectures with fellow journalist and activist Letty Cottin Pogrebin, whose new book, How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick, approaches this sensitive subject with warmth and candor.
When: 7:30 p.m., Mon., 6/3
Where: Nourse Auditorium, 275 Hayes St.
Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen
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