Best Things to Do in the East Bay This November

Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the East Bay? With so many offerings in the area, weve curated five of the top events this month so you dont have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!

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Alternative Visions

THRU November 17

San Franciscos Al Wong presents his 1977 film Twin Peaks as just one of the experimental cinemaworks guest curated by Wakae Nakane and Miryam Sas, who pulled extensively from works by women filmmakers in the 1990s.

More info: bampfa.org

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Pop-Up Magazine

November 12

Stories about science, media, sports, politics, and pop culture come to life in a multi-media story-telling format accompanied by illustrations, photographs and other formats that makes for a night of modern entertainment in Oakland. 

More info: popupmagazine.com

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Danny Click

November 13

Hitting the road not too far from his home in Marin, the sassy, blues-inflected country rocker jams with his band, the Hell Yeahs, in Berkeley. 

More info: backroommusic.com

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Count Basie Orchestra

November 15

Surviving long past the Big Band era, the prominent jazz group brings its distinct sound to Yoshis in Oakland.

More info: yoshis.com

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Photo: Courtesy of Gage Skidmore

Patton Oswalt

November 20

Did you know that the Parks and Rec and Veep star also writes books? He is sure to laugh at himself for scribing Zombie Spaceship Wasteland and Silver Screen Fiend, and others in his new standup routine, Whos Ready to Laugh?” 

More info: thefoxoakland.com

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Christmas in Vienna

November 27

The young voices of the Vienna Choir Boys rise to sing favorites like Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”; Joy to the World”; and some German-language favorites such as Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht.” 

More info: calperformances.org

Looking for more things to do in the area?

Visit our What to Do in Northern California page!

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