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2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

May 2018

2018-19 Season Launch Members’ Party

Wed, May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Join us for the 2018/19 LVPAC Presents Season Announcement Party. The evening will include a reception in the lobby with light appetizers and wine, followed by a program in the…

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June 2018

East Bay Extravaganza

Fri, June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Livermore-Amador Symphony
“Romantic Expressions”

Sat, June 2 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

"Romantic Expressions" *Preconcert talk at 7 – 7:30pm* Livermore-Amador Symphony romanticizes with Jennifer Kloetzel’s elegant performance of Elgar’s haunting Cello Concerto, the joyous spirit of Berlioz’s Roman Carnival Overture and…

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Shall We Dance (1937) with Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers

Wed, June 6 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Buy Tickets Ballet dancer Peter Peters (Fred Astaire) is obsessed with the idea of partnering with tap-dance sensation Linda Keene (Ginger Rogers) and arranges to meet her. Linda is unimpressed…

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East Bay Jazz High School All Stars Band

Sun, June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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The East Bay Jazz High School All-Stars Band is made up of more than 20 exceptionally talented high school musicians from throughout the East Bay, selected through a competitive audition…

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Better Than Ezra

Wed, June 13 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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All Together Now In the more than two decades since their hit single “Good” dominated the airwaves in 1995, Better Than Ezra has continued to push the envelope of alternative…

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Toy Shoppe Xtreme

Fri, June 15 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Xtreme Movie Xperience

Xtreme Force Dance Company presents their annual Showcase at the Bankhead Theater. Don’t miss these award winning dancers perform some of the greatest dance routines in the Nation.

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Community4Education:
Crawdad Republic, Meredith, Meshach & Friends

Sat, June 16 @ 4:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Music-filled, Family-Friendly Event Community4Education is a music-filled event to benefit the educational outreach programs of both Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center and Livermore Valley Education Foundation. The event will begin…

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Toy Shoppe Xtreme

Sun, June 17 @ 1:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Xtreme Movie Xperience

Xtreme Force Dance Company presents their annual Showcase at the Bankhead Theater. Don’t miss these award winning dancers perform some of the greatest dance routines in the Nation.

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Toy Shoppe Xtreme

Sun, June 17 @ 5:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Xtreme Movie Xperience

Xtreme Force Dance Company presents their annual Showcase at the Bankhead Theater. Don’t miss these award winning dancers perform some of the greatest dance routines in the Nation.

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Call for Art: The Art of Drama

Tue, June 19 @ 12:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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It’s Dramatic! The Bankhead Theater Gallery is seeking artwork for The Art of Drama at the Bankhead Theater Gallery, August 29–November 5, 2018. The deadline to apply is August 10.…

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E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Wed, June 20 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Buy Tickets A spaceship leaves Earth, unwittingly abandoning one small and gentle alien. When a young boy named Elliot befriends and brings the alien back to his suburban house, he…

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Outdoor Yoga and Meditation Session

Thu, June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Join us for the 3rd annual International Yoga day on the Shea Homes Plaza from 5-7pm for fun events and an hour-long yoga session. Yoga instructors from Dragonfly Yoga + Wellness and…

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Shawn Colvin

Thu, June 21 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Folk-Pop Songstress Best known for her Grammy Award-winning hit “Sunny Came Home,” Shawn Colvin has stood out for decades as a singular and enduring talent. Her songs are slow-release works…

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“Seen/Hear” Exhibit Opening

Wed, June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Celebrate Heritage Through Multicultural Art “Seen/Hear: A Multicultural Exhibit Celebrating Heritage” will showcase works of art representing Native American, Hispanic and African cultures. The new exhibit opens Wednesday, June 27,…

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July 2018

Rita Coolidge

Sat, July 7 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Safe in the Arms of Time Tour Long credited as one of the most versatile singers of the rock generation, legendary singer Rita Coolidge soared to popularity in the 1970s…

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Derik Nelson & Family

Fri, July 13 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Smooth Family Harmonies On genuine, passionate interpretations of original and cover songs, Derik Nelson with his siblings, Riana and Dalten, offer a rare opportunity to hear the perfectly blended harmonies…

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“Seen/Hear” Exhibit and Reception

Sat, July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Celebrate Heritage Through Multicultural Art Reception “Seen/Hear” will be on display in the Bankhead Theater Gallery from June 27 through August 27, 2018. An Artists’ Reception will be held on…

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Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Sat, July 21 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until Sat, August 4, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, August 5, 2018

One event on Sat, August 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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This fishy fable will capture your heart. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful…

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The Princess Bride (1987)

Wed, July 25 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Buy Tickets One of the most iconic films of the 1980s, the Princess Bride tells the classic tale of a young man who sets off to rescue his one true…

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The New Christy Minstrels

Fri, July 27 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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American Folk Legends

Led by Randy Sparks, the New Christy Minstrels have offered a fresh folk sound since the 1960s with their lighthearted style, rich harmonies, and original, chart-topping hits such as “Green, Green” and “Today.”
 

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August 2018

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Sat, August 4 @ 2:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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This fishy fable will capture your heart. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful…

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Summer Camp Student Finale

Thu, August 9 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the…

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Summer Camp Student Finale

Fri, August 10 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the…

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Back to School Celebration

Sat, August 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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For the second year, Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center will host students and their families at a Back-to-School Celebration featuring opportunities to experience and explore art, music and science at…

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Rockapella and The Company Men

Sun, August 12 @ 3:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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An Afternoon of A Capella Harmonies Awarded the Contemporary A Cappella Society (CASA) Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014, Rockapella rocks the house with just one instrument – their voices –…

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Bankhead Open House Party

Tue, August 14 @ 6:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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You're Invited to the Bankhead Theater's Open House Party! Join us as we venture on a journey through the inner workings of the Bankhead Theater! On this guided tour with…

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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

Wed, August 15 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Buy Tickets A misdirected baseball brings four kids into an attic workshop where their father Wayne’s latest invention, an electro-magnetic shrink-ray, accidently transforms them to just a quarter-inch tall. Frustrated…

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Choosing Love for Livermore

Thu, August 16 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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On December 14, 2012, Scarlett Lewis experienced something that no parent should ever have to endure: she lost her son Jesse in an act of unimaginable violence. The day started…

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Indigenous with Chris Duarte

Fri, August 17 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Unforgettable Blues-Rock Style Chris Duarte  A second generation bluesman, Mato Nanji was born on a Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. He grew up listening to his father’s band and was…

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Keiko Matsui

Sat, August 18 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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A Free Spirit in Contemporary Jazz Japanese-born pianist and composer Keiko Matsui is a worldwide icon in contemporary smooth jazz, touring relentlessly and bringing her music to virtually every corner…

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Lamplighters: The Pirates Of Penzance

Sat, August 25 @ 2:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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America’s favorite Gilbert and Sullivan One of the most beloved of all operettas, and known as one of the “Big Three” of the Gilbert and Sullivan canon, PIRATESis full of some…

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Lamplighters: The Pirates Of Penzance

Sat, August 25 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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America’s favorite Gilbert and Sullivan One of the most beloved of all operettas, and known as one of the “Big Three” of the Gilbert and Sullivan canon, PIRATESis full of some…

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Lamplighters: The Pirates Of Penzance

Sun, August 26 @ 2:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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America’s favorite Gilbert and Sullivan One of the most beloved of all operettas, and known as one of the “Big Three” of the Gilbert and Sullivan canon, PIRATESis full of some…

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September 2018

Southern Fried Chicks

Sat, September 1 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Cage-Free Comedy Tour Bust out of the hen house for a night of fun with the Southern Fried Chicks in a “Cage-Free Comedy Tour!” Three of the funniest ladies anywhere…

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Brilliance at the Bankhead Gala with BJ Thomas

Sat, September 8 @ 6:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

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Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra

Sat, September 15 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra Nouveau flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert is renowned worldwide for his innovative contemporary style incorporating musical influences from rock to reggae. He redefined the art…

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On The Town (1949)

Wed, September 19 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Buy Tickets New York New York is a wonderful town for US Navy sailors Gabey (Gene Kelly), Chip (Frank Sinatra) and Ozzie (Jules Munshin.) Free in the big city for…

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San Francisco Comedy Competition

Fri, September 21 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: SF Comedy Competition Now in its 42nd year, the San Francisco Comedy Competition has helped launch a Who’s Who of comic champions. Over the years, legends such as Robin…

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The Art of Drama

Sat, September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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It’s Dramatic! The Bankhead Theater Gallery presents an exhibition of the dramatic. Exhibit in the Bankhead Theater Gallery runs August 29 - Nov 5 Art Reception Saturday, September 22. Above "Phantom" …

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Native American Day

Fri, September 28 @ 4:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center will host its third annual Native American Day on the plaza outside the theater.  The family friendly event for all ages, offered in association with Livermore’s…

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Opening Night Gala for The Abduction from the Seraglio

Sat, September 29 @ 4:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Welcome Reception begins at 4pm,  Dinner at 4:30pm. The Opening Night Gala dinner is held at Uncle Yu's at the Vineyard, conveniently located across from the Bankhead Theater. Buy Tickets

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The Abduction from Seraglio by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Sat, September 29 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Livermore Valley Opera Mozart ushered in a new era in music history with this first of his operatic masterpieces. It tells of the rescue of the young Spaniard Konstanze and…

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October 2018

Joel Breakstone

Thu, October 4 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Detecting Fake News With an election in November and the dark cloud of Russian interference still hanging over the US electoral system, the ability of citizens to assess the veracity…

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A Taste of Africa

Sat, October 6 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Cheza Nami offers an annual 'Taste of Africa' festival to our local communities featuring music, arts, performances and food. Artists and groups include Tô Aí, Djidé Koffa and Mabanza, Bitezo Bia…

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L.A. Theatre Works “Steel Magnolias”

Fri, October 12 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: L.A. Theatre Works "Steel Magnolias" Steel Magnolias is a powerful story of resilience and friendship that features a diverse cast of six extraordinary women in this L.A. Theater…

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Amy Owens, soprano, with Michael Barrett, piano

Sat, October 13 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Del Valle Fine Arts Amy Owens’s brilliant soprano voice has been enjoyed in concert halls and in opera houses throughout America—including with Livermore Valley Opera (Oscar in Un ballo in…

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The New Chinese Acrobats

Sun, October 14 @ 3:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: New Chinese Acrobats With stunning feats of strength and flexibility, combined with eye-catching stage design, The New Chinese Acrobats represent the next step in acrobatic wonder. Created in…

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“Red” by John Logan

Thu, October 18 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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What do you see? Written by John Logan, the taut and compelling Tony Award-winning play “Red” captures a pivotal period in the tumultuous career of abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko.…

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“Red” by John Logan

Fri, October 19 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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What do you see? Written by John Logan, the taut and compelling Tony Award-winning play “Red” captures a pivotal period in the tumultuous career of abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko.…

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Art & Wine Intertwined

Sat, October 20 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Free Event in the Bankhead Theater Lobby View Our Latest Art Showcase, "The Art of Drama." Purchase Wine Tastings from: Darcie Kent Vineyards Mitchell Katz Winery McGrail Vineyards Charles R.…

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“Red” by John Logan

Sat, October 20 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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What do you see? Written by John Logan, the taut and compelling Tony Award-winning play “Red” captures a pivotal period in the tumultuous career of abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko.…

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“Red” by John Logan

Sun, October 21 @ 3:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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What do you see? Written by John Logan, the taut and compelling Tony Award-winning play “Red” captures a pivotal period in the tumultuous career of abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko.…

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Showboat (1951)

Wed, October 24 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Buy Tickets The Cotton Blossom show boat steams into town and the performers and crowd intermingle. Cap’n Andy’s daughter Magnolia(Kathryn Grayson) falls in love with a riverboat gambler Gaylord Ravenal…

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Tom Papa

Thu, October 25 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: Tom Papa With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country, now heard on “Live From…

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Mustangs of the West

Fri, October 26 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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MUSTANGS OF THE WEST is a band with west coast roots steeped in both classic California country and folk rock: equal parts Emmylou Harris and Stevie Nicks, mixed with the…

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Mariachi Herencia de Mexico

Sat, October 27 @ 7:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: Mariachi Herencia de Mexico Chicago’s leading youth mariachi group plays the music of their heritage with a passion and dedication that is igniting interest in traditional Mexican music…

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It’s Magic

Sun, October 28 @ 3:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: It's Magic The longest running all-star magic revue in the country, “It’s Magic!” has thrilled audiences of all ages for decades. Each year exceptional acts are selected to…

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November 2018

Jim Messina

Fri, November 2 @ 8:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: Jim Messina An undisputed expert in the fine art of making hit music, Jim Messina’s legacy of musical prowess spans five decades, three acclaimed super-groups, a vibrant solo…

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Diwali

Sat, November 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Diwali “Festival of the Lights” will be celebrated in a free family event on the Bankhead Plaza on Saturday, November 3. The event is a joint project of the Livermore…

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Le Tableau Magnifique presents The Snow Queen

Sat, November 3 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on Sun, November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Proudly presented by Livermore School of Dance Once upon a time there was a wicked mirror that shattered into a million pieces. If a piece infected your heart, it would…

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Nobuntu

Wed, November 7 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents: Nobuntu Nobuntu, an all-female a cappella quintet from Zimbabwe, has drawn international acclaim for its inventive performances that range from traditional Zimbabwean songs to Afro Jazz and Gospel.…

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Estas Tonne: The Breath of Sound World Tour

Thu, November 8 @ 7:30 pm
Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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As a modern-day Troubadour Estas Tonne travels countless places and finds himself in several cultural references without identifying himself with a single nation or country, rather with the cultural richness of…

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1940s Battle of the Big Bands

Sat, November 10 @ 2:00 pm
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Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States
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Gary Vecchiarelli Productions - Las Vegas Presents 30 Musicians and 2 Big Bands will be on stage playing 1930s & 1940s most popular music. Sounds of Glenn Miller & Harry…

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Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience

Sun, November 11 @ 2:00 pm
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Bankhead Theater, 2400 First St
Livermore, CA 94551 United States

Bankhead Presents : Chris Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience Chris Perondi's "Stunt Dog Experience" is all high energy excitement. From their world-class high jumping and barrel racing, to weaving around poles…

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