You’ll have no trouble finding something to do this weekend, be your taste Opera, Jazz, films, whatever.
This weekend at Deerfield Ranch Winery their 27th annual Wine Country Film Festival continues, featuring over a dozen excellent avant-garde films. Screen International Magazine called it "…One of the finest provincial festivals in the US…”
This weekend at the M.H. de Young Museum is your last chance to see the Richard Deibenkorn exhibit. Deibenkorn was a frontrunner in the Nonobjective Expressionism movement and was majorly responsible for focus on artists expanding to the West Coast.
Just open at the de Young is the Bulgari exhibition. This collection of incredible jewelry includes pieces owed by Elizabeth Taylor, including one piece that she commissioned but never wore, choosing instead to put it up for auction to benefit AIDS awareness. If you love amazingly beautiful things, this is a must see collection.
Saturday you may see the San Francisco Opera’s production of Dolores Claiborne, a highly dramatic contemporary opera based on the Steven King novel.
Also this Saturday, Herbie Hancock will be at Weill Hall at the Green Music Center in Rohnert Park. This will be the last Weill Hall concert of the season where lawn tickets will be available. Legendary pianist and composer, Hancock has been an integral part of nearly every jazz movement since the 1960’s.
AND Saturday the Novato Hopmonk plays host to The Pulsators. Formed in 1989, this band with it’s “good-time” sound will have you out of your seat and on your feet.
Sunday in Berkeley come join the fun when Cal-Performances launches it’s season with the 4th annual “Fall Free For All,” a fun day filled with free performances spread across the U.C. Berkeley campus, performances guaranteed to please every taste - and it’s FREE!