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Ring in the Year of the Rabbit at Fairyland
Gung Hay Fat Choy! Celebrate Lunar New Year with traditional Lion Dancers, and meet Ying Chang Compestine, the author of the children’s book Dragon Noodle Party, at Fairyland! Bring the kids and celebrate the Year of the Rabbit. Free with admission!
More info: fairyland.org
Diversity Film Series: Childcare in America: 'Through the Night'
“Through the Night” is an intimate film about working mothers whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center: a mother working the overnight shift at a pediatric hospital, another holding 3 jobs to support her family and the woman who cares for their children whose parents have nowhere else to turn. “Through the Night” won the NYT Critics Pick 2020 and the Hollywood Critic Top 10 from Tribeca and South by Southwest Film Festivals.
More info: diversityfilmseries.org
HOMESICK FESTIVAL returns for its fifth year! This time around the festival crashes Berkeley for a special two-night event at the historic The UC Theatre. The initial lineup includes: Snail Mail, Deafheaven, Fiddlehead, Lilys, Margaritas Podridas, Nuovo Testamento, Screaming Females, Sheer Mag, Shutups, Spy, Sunami, Supercrush, Tempers and more.
More info: theuctheatre.org
Grammy-nominated pianist Joyce Yang is a recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and is known for crafting fascinating programs that showcase her remarkable pianism. Her program will include selections from Tchaikovsky’s The Seasons, and excerpts from Rachmaninoff’s Preludes.
More info: calperformances.org