Looking to fill a couple hours of your day while in the North Bay? With so many offerings in the area, we’ve curated five of the top events this month so you don’t have to. Less researching and more enjoying your time in the area. Enjoy!
Featured Photo: Todd Diemer
Planet Earth Fights Back
THRU November 7
Through a set of new works, experimental artist Phyllis Thelen demonstrates our precarious perch on earth and explores our power to fight back while celebrating Our Mother and only terrestrial home.
More info: marinmoca.org
THRU November 28
The Marin Art & Garden Center showcases 45 floral works from artists representing the US, France, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and the UK, among others, plus a presentation of the second installment of the Mt. Tam Florilegium project.
More info: maringarden.org
November 11 – December 19
In partnership with Ross Valley Players, Mountain Play is reviving the Arthurian classic at The Barn Theater in Ross. The long-lived legend is explored anew through song (who could ever forget “The Lusty Month of May”?) and the fate of the kingdom seems to hang on the fate of a love triangle between Guenevere, Arthur and his trusty knight, Lancelot.
More info: mountainplay.org
Big Brother & the Holding Company
Though classics like “Piece of my Heart” and “Ball and Chain” are sure to be a part of a live show, the band that launched Janis Joplin’s career will sing new material, too.
More info: sweetwatermusichall.com
Loudon Wainwright III
The self-mocking folk and country singer best known for “Dead Skunk (in the Middle of the Road)” drops by HopMonk in Novato for a live show.
More info: hopmonk.com
The White Album
The 1968 double album that changed the public’s understanding of the original mop-topped boy band and brought the world “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” goes big – it is scored for a 40-piece rock orchestra, with a rhythm section, strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, choir and special guest vocalists.
More info: marincounty.org