Upcoming Creative Impact Events & Programs

Halloween Dance Party & Costume Parade

Oct 31 2014

2:45-3:45pm

Berkeley, CA

Show off your costume & take a spin on the dance floor at this family-friendly community event at our Berkeley Aquatic Park studio! Dance with your children to the Monster Mash, jump in the costume conga line, or mingle with other parents as your kids try out their moves.

(Community Event)

Berkeley Symphony: Meet the Symphony Family Concert

Nov 1 2014

10am-11am

Berkeley, CA

Don’t miss these entertaining and interactive concerts introducing the various musical instruments of the orchestra. Delight in the wild antics of conductor Ming Luke and his special guest(s) as they engage and enlighten young audience members to the world of music. Fun for all ages!

(Community Event)

Family Dance Class

Repeats every week every Saturday 6 times except Sat Oct 04 2014. Sep 20 2014 to Oct 25 2014, Sep 27 2014 to Nov 1 2014, Oct 11 2014 to Nov 15 2014, Oct 18 2014 to Nov 22 2014, Oct 25 2014 to Nov 29 2014, Nov 1 2014 to Dec 6 2014

9:30-10:30am

Berkeley, CA

MPACT (Moving Parents And Children Together) dance classes provide families with a safe, comfortable environment to play and dance together, and facilitate the parent-child bond through relationship-based dance curriculum.

(Community Event)

Considering Diebenkorn

Nov 2 2014

1:30pm - 3pm

Richmond, CA

Friends, students, collectors and artists will gather for an informal discussion on how Richard Diebenkorn’s art, teaching and spirit have influenced the art and teaching in the Bay Area for half a century.

(Community Event)

Dance & Common Core Lesson Study

Nov 4 2014

4:30-6pm

Berkeley, CA

Dance teachers are "ahead of the curve" with regard to the objectives of Common Core standards. Share ideas for capturing this opportunity to move dance forward and discover how dance supports Common Core learning. Cash donations accepted.

(Professional Development)

Musical Reflections on Diebenkorn

Nov 6 2014

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Richmond, CA

A unique opportunity to view the intimate artworks by artist Richard Diebenkorn in the "Closely Considered – Diebenkorn in Berkeley" exhibition in concert with the music of its time played by the Del Sol String Quartet.

(Community Event)

Sing a Story - The Magic Flute

Nov 8 2014

2pm - 3pm

Saratoga, CA

Young imaginations take flight in this immersive, award-winning program, presented free for children and families to celebrate San Francisco Opera Guild's 75th Anniversary.

(Community Event)

Sing a Story - Hansel & Gretel

Nov 8 2014

11am - Noon

Santa Rosa, CA

Young imaginations take flight in this immersive, award-winning program. A professional opera singer engages children in the musical telling of a classic opera story, magically unveiling props and costumes, and encouraging the entire group to act out the opera and sing excerpts.

(Community Event)

Spend the Morning on Fertile Ground! Art and Community at OMCA

Nov 8 2014

9:30am - 1pm

Oakland , CA

Spend the morning with Frida Kahlo, Richard Diebenkorn, and California’s other celebrated artists of the 20th century.

(Professional Development)

Sing a Story - The Magic Flute

Nov 9 2014

2pm - 3pm

San Mateo, CA

Young imaginations take flight in this immersive, award-winning program, presented free for children and families to celebrate San Francisco Opera Guild's 75th Anniversary.

(Community Event)

Sing a Story - The Magic Flute

Nov 9 2014

11am - Noon

Mill Valley, CA

Young imaginations take flight in this immersive, award-winning program, presented free for children and families to celebrate San Francisco Opera Guild's 75th Anniversary.

(Community Event)

SF Opera Preview at Holy Names University: Puccini’s La Bohème

Nov 11 2014

* 5:30-7:00 PM Lecture, musical performances, and Q&A * 7:00-7:30 PM Reception

Oakland, CA

Visit The Valley Center for Performing Arts at Holy Names University in the beautiful Oakland Hills for a free preview of the San Francisco Opera’s fall production of La Bohème – Puccini’s tale of intense passion and youthful idealism.

(Community Event)

Print Public Potluck

Nov 13 2014

6:00 - 8:00 pm

berkeley, CA

Print Public Potluck*
November 13, Thursday, 6–8pm
Artist Team Presentations: 7–8pm
Kala Gallery and Barclay and Sharon Simpson Conference Room
2990 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA

(Community Event)

Opera à la Carte: La Bohème

Nov 15 2014

11am - 12pm

San Francisco, CA

Opera à la Carte, designed for children ages 8-13, features a 45-minute English-language version of Puccini’s La Bohème with four professional singers, pianist, and guest student performers in speaking roles and chorus.

(Community Event)

Sing a Story - Hansel & Gretel

Nov 15 2014

10:15am - 11:15am

San Francisco, CA

Young imaginations take flight in this immersive, award-winning program, presented free for children and families to celebrate San Francisco Opera Guild's 75th Anniversary.

(Community Event)

Sing a Story - The Rhinegold

Nov 15 2014

12:15pm - 1:15pm

San Francisco, CA

Young imaginations take flight in this immersive, award-winning program, presented free for children and families to celebrate San Francisco Opera Guild's 75th Anniversary.

(Community Event)

Closely Considered: Diebenkorn in Berkeley Closing Party

Nov 16 2014

3pm-5pm

Richmond, CA

Closing Party to celebrate the work of one of the most influential painters of the past fifty years and the generous collectors who have shared this intimate journey.

(Community Event)

Sing a Story - The Magic Flute

Nov 16 2014

2pm - 3pm

Orinda, CA

Young imaginations take flight in this immersive, award-winning program, presented free for children and families to celebrate San Francisco Opera Guild's 75th Anniversary.

(Community Event)

"The Break"- a Model Lesson Exploring Time

Nov 18 2014

4:30-6:30pm

Berkeley, CA

Are your students challenged with the challenge of time? Are you looking for ways to integrate cultural dance learning? This model lesson exploring time & note value plays with transforming West African music "breaks" into dance ideas. Taught by LDI teaching artist Cherie Hill.

(Professional Development)

Restorative Justice & Creative Expression Workshop Presented by Community Works West

Nov 20 2014

10:30am-4:30pm

Oakland, CA

As a part of International Restorative Justice Week we are excited to provide a FREE opportunity to build community and explore the intersection of Restorative Justice and creative expression.

(Professional Development | Community Event)

Holiday Arts Festival

Dec 7 2014

11am - 5pm

Richmond, CA

The Richmond Art Center's 53rd annual Holiday Arts Festival is the go-to place for buying gifts!

(Community Event)

Berkeley Symphony: "I'm a Performer!" Family Concert

Apr 11 2015

10am-11am

Berkeley, CA

Rosin your bow and polish your horn! Get ready for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to perform alongside professional orchestra musicians! An annual tradition at Berkeley Symphony, “I’m a Performer!” family concerts are open to all music lovers, instrumentalists and singers alike.

(Community Event)

May 2, 2015 to
May 3, 2015

Berkeley Symphony: Under Construction I

May 2 2015 to May 3 2015

3pm-5pm

Berkeley, CA

Working in collaboration with EarShot: the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, and its partner organizations – the American Composers Forum, League of American Orchestras, New Music USA and the American Composers Orchestra – Berkeley Symphony will expand its Under Construction New

(Community Event)

Berkeley Symphony: Under Construction II

May 3 2015

7pm-9pm

Berkeley, CA

Working in collaboration with EarShot: the National Orchestral Composition Discovery Network, and its partner organizations – the American Composers Forum, League of American Orchestras, New Music USA and the American Composers Orchestra – Berkeley Symphony will expand its Under Construction New

(Community Event)