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So, you’re coming to city for the School Soccer Playoff Nationwide Championship at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Jan. 7. However you’re questioning what else to do whilst you’re within the Bay Space.
Properly, this being the Bay Space, you’ll have loads of choices — from world-class jazz and rock to theater and even Cirque du Soleil. Listed here are 5 finest bets whereas within the Bay Space.
Associates of Wayne Shorter
A few of the world’s biggest musicians are gathering collectively to honor legendary jazz saxophonist-composer Wayne Shorter Jan. 3-6 at SFJazz Heart in San Francisco. Shorter himself was imagined to be enjoying on the venue on these dates, however fell ailing and couldn’t preserve the engagement. The “Associates of Wayne Shorter” lineup contains Herbie Hancock, Branford Marsalis, Kamasi Washington, Terence Blanchard, Joshua Redman, Ambrose Akinmusire and Terrace Martin. For extra info, click on right here.
Cirque du Soleil’s 41st authentic manufacturing — and 18th underneath the massive prime — continues by Feb. Three at AT&T Park in San Francisco (after which runs Feb. 13-March 10 on the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose). Like all Cirque efforts, “Volta” contains loads of high-flying stunts and practically possible feats of energy, agility, ability and, in fact, acrobatics. This explicit present is impressed by motion sports activities and contains hoop/form diving, a trampoline act and, sure, even a duet between a BMX rider and a classical ballerina. Discover out all about “Volta” right here.
“Tales in Gentle”
Montalvo Arts Heart is positioned in Saratoga, only a quick drive from the place all the massive pre-game festivities shall be going down in downtown San Jose. It’s one of many Bay Space’s loveliest settings, one that’s value a go to at any time of the yr. Proper now, nonetheless, there’s an added cause to go to — as British artist Bruce Munro’s light-based installations within the West Coast premiere of his exhibition, “Tales in Gentle,” are on show by mid-March. There are 10 attractive, glittering items at Montalvo, all impressed by the C.S. Lewis sequence, “The Chronicles of Narnia.” Discover out extra concerning the “Tales in Gentle” right here.
“Come From Away”
The theater scene within the Bay Space is completely terrific and nicely value experiencing in case you have the time. The primary week in January, nonetheless, tends to be a considerably quiet time. However in case you are planning to stay round a bit after the championship sport then we suggest trying out “Come From Away,” which runs Jan. 8-Feb. Three on the SHN Golden Gate Theatre in San Francisco. “Come From Away” tells the story of seven,000 passengers stranded within the small city in Newfoundland after 9/11. For extra info, click on right here.
See a film
No, we’re not speaking about seeing one thing at a cookie-cutter multiplex. We’re recommending that you simply expertise a movie at one among our many distinctive arthouses and impartial cinemas, set in good neighborhoods with loads of bars, cafes and eating places close by. Listed here are a baker’s dozen of selections.